EPT® 出題内容

1. 以下のような簡単な質問を2.3題問われます。(発言内容の審査ではなく発音チェックのための質問です。)
What is your number? 【 → My number is ~ .】
What is the date today? 【 → Today is ( month )(date), (year ).】
2. アルファベットをゆっくりと読み上げます。
3. 短い会話文を読み上げます。
4. 初見の英文(約100ワード強)を30秒間黙読した後、音読します。
5. 課題文を読み上げます。



2024年3月 〜 2024年6月 の課題文を掲載しています。
※ 次回試験の課題文は 2024年7月1日 に更新予定です。



  • ① The Tournament of Roses Parade Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA has been a key part of America’s New Year Celebration. The abundance of flowers in Southern California, even in the middle of winter, prompted the founding of a parade with carriages decorated with flowers. More than 130 years later, the beautiful parade floats are a marvel of state-of-the art technology. The parade always features top marching bands from around the world and has included the Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School Band, the All-Izumo Honor Green Band, and the Japan Honor Green Band from Kyoto. In recent years the Rose parade often begins with an impressive special fly over of one of America’s Stealth Bombers.
    (by Dr. Glen Baker)
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  • ② Grandparents Andrew and Amanda loved their grandparents very much and would go every summer to Seattle to spend several weeks with them. They would go camping and to the beach in grandpa and grandma’s motorhome. One of grandpa’s favorite keepsakes was a photo I had taken of him walking hand in hand with my daughter, Amanda, when she was older. Last year, my daughter had the wonderful idea of re-enacting a photo that they had taken with grandpa and grandma twenty years earlier when they were young children. So, we did just that. At the time, no one knew that grandpa would unexpectedly die in less than a year. So now, those two photos, taken twenty years apart, are very precious and wonderful reminders of the great love my children had for their grandpa and grandma.
    (by Dr. Glen Baker)
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  • ③ Mt. Rainier National Park Ascending to 14,410 feet Mount Rainier is the tallest mountain in Washington State and the Cascade Mountain range. The area around Mt. Rainier is a very beautiful and scenic area to visit. Mt. Rainier is an active volcano and is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous United States, having 26 glaciers, and it is the source of five major rivers. It was in 1899 that President William McKinley established Mt. Rainier National Park as America’s fifth national park. There are many beautiful alpine meadows and lakes and the park includes abundant wildlife. Growing up in the Seattle area, Mt. Rainier was always very visible to me and was one of my favorite places to visit. My family would go there often to camp and to hike on the many mountain trails.
    (by Dr. Glen Baker)
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EPT® basic 出題例



  • 1)What’s your number?
  • 2)What’s the date today?
  • 3)Read the alphabet aloud. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • 4)Read the minimal pairs aloud.(15 pairs) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) wrong – long (2) map – mop (3) win – wing
    (4) hard – heard (5) shell – sell (6) been – bean
    (7) age – edge (8) fear – hear (9) couch – coach
    (10) work – walk (11) pull – pool (12) very – berry
    (13) said – sad (14) learn – lean (15) path – pass
  • 5)Read the words aloud.(15 words) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) Japan (2) themselves (3) Tuesday (4) February (5) hungry
    (6) manager (7) delicious (8) theme (9) yellow (10) 1:40
    (11) excuse (12) regular (13) voice (14) leisure (15) chicken
  • 6) Read the conversation aloud. 【EXAMPLE】
    A: I’m home!
    B: Hey, how was your day?
    A: It was great, I ran into John during lunch.
    B: Oh, you did? I haven’t seen John in a long time!
    How is he doing?
    A: He is doing well. He just moved into a new apartment in Boston!
  • 7) Read the phrases aloud. (10 phrases) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) in the morning (2) by the way (3) looks good
    (4) open your heart (5) make an appointment
    (6) beautiful flowers (7) pretty woman
    (8) a phone call (9) heavy rain and strong wind
    (10)sightseeing tour
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