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Lesson4 Comprehension/Exercises

Comprehension

 1 要約

In 2012, Jose Mujica made  a speech in the Earth Summit. 

2012年にヨゼフ・ムヒカは地球サミットで演説をした。

He believed that seeking economic development (①hurt ) the earth.

彼は経済発展を求めることは地球を傷つけると信じていた。

He said that people had to change their lifestyle.

彼は人々は生活様式を変えなければならないと言った。

When he was in his early 20's, he thought that (②political ) change was necessary to make Uruguay a better country.

彼20代のはじめの時、彼はウルグアイをより良い国にするために政治的変化が必要だと考えた。

Finally in 2010, he became president of Uruguay.

ついに彼は2010年にウルグアイの大統領になった。

After the speech in the Summit, he became known to the world.

そのサミットでの演説の後、彼は世界に知られるようになった。

He was called "the world's (③poorest ) president" because he lived a very (④humble ) life.

彼はとても質素な生活を送っていたので、『世界で一番貧しい大統領』と呼ばれた。

In his speech, he was concerned that seeking economic development kept people away from true (⑤happiness ).

彼の演説で、彼は経済発展を求めることは人々を本当の幸せから遠ざけると懸念していた。

He stated that human (⑥relationships ) full of love brought true happiness.

彼は愛に満ちた人間関係が本当の幸せをもたらすと述べた。

Exercises

1.

1.My grandparents ( live ) a happy ( lives ).

2. Will you ( care ) ( for ) my dog while I'm away?

3. Ms.Kato studied abroad in ( his ) ( early ) 20s.

4. Hiroshi ( made ) ( a ) ( speech ) in front of all the students today.

2.

1.  I saw a boy ( taken ) to the hospital by car.

     私は車で少年が病院に連れて行かれるのを見た。

2. I saw a cat ( jump ) over the fence.

    私は猫がフェンスを越えるのを見た。

3. The singer wanted to make her songs ( known ) to the world.

    その歌手は世界に彼女の歌が知られるのを望んでいた。

4. I had my bike ( washed ) by my brother.

    私は兄に私の自転車が洗ってもらった。

3.

1. I ( saw some birds fly ) into the sky.

2. I ( heard the music played ) on the radio.

3. My mother ( helped me make ) my lunch.

4. I ( will have my composition checked ) by my sister.

4.

1. I had my bicycle ( stolen ) in the park.

2. I want to make myself ( understood ) in Chinese.

3. Tom helped the elderly man ( carry ) the heavy bags.