英語・英会話 リーディングプラザ



>>問題(11) −地下の微生物が教えてくれること−

They form the base of an underground food chain, just as plants do on the surface, and the proven existence of these underground communities has completely changed our thinking about life on our planet and elsewhere.

>>問題(12) −都会に暮らす女性の帰郷を描いた物語−

She would sit at a corner table and watch the customers - every age, every nationality, every kind of clothing and hairstyle - come and go.

>>問題(13) −有害物質の流出事故による環境破壊−

The event vanished from the front pages of newspaper within about a week, partly because the waste did not affect Seville itself, and partly because the poisonous gray mud was, for the most part, blocked before reaching the heart of the Donana.

>>問題(14) −通信技術革命−

A cellular phone, so small that it fits in a pocket, containing such miracles of technology that one can call home while driving without thinking twice, is still just a phone.

>>問題(15) −国際共通語としてのエスペラント−

Of course, English is even more important as a world language today than it was when Ludovic Zamenof was alive. But while English may have become even more useful, it hasn't become any easier - and that's why Esperanto is still so popular.

>>問題(16) −人と嘘−

It would be a mistake to bring such a device too rapidly to market, before considering what might happen not only if it didn't work but also what might happen if it did.

>>問題(17) −アメリカのポニー・デー−

No matter which story one believes, the legends of the wild ponies' origins are rich with facts and fiction. No less interesting is their biology.

>>問題(18) −マダガスカルの開発と環境保全−

Madagascar's ecosystem was able to establish itself not only because of the island's relatively large size, geographical isolation, and tropical location, but also because it was only about 2,000 years ago that a human population began to disturb the natural environment.

>>問題(19) −読書の相互作用−

This emphasis on the reader as the source of meaning can be problematic - since it is sometimes difficult to draw the line between what we can all agree is a reasonable interpretation and one that appears wild and unjustifiable.

>>問題(20) −読書の相互作用−

Readers often seem eager to produce their own meanings out of their encounters with poems, meanings which, however reasonable or satisfying they are to the readers themselves, may not have been intended by the poet and may not be shared by other readers.