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入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 7動詞の語法


(1) I saw a man came out of the building at the time. → come / coming

(2) This morning I heard Takumi spoke English fluently on his cell phone.

→ speaking / speak

(3) What let you decide to come to Japan? → made

(4) I had my bus pass renew today. → renewed

(5) An internship helps you with gaining practical experience.

→ (to) gain



(解答)Samantha was very embarrassed to be seen to cry  [to be seen crying] (loudly / a lot / bitterly) in front of others.

(別解)Samantha was very embarrassed when she was seen to cry.



(解答)These days [Nowadays], you seldom [rarely / hardly ever] see children playing [play] on [in] the streets or in the parks.

(別解)These days, it is unusual to see children playing in the streets and the parks.



(解答)Charlie Chaplin was a genius of comedy, so he could easily make his audience laugh [make his audience keep on laughing] fo hours (on end). 

(別解)Charlie Chaplin could easily keep his audience laughing (for a long time), because he was a comic genius.



(解答)I believe [think] (that) exchanging [sharing your] (feeling and) opinions about interesting books or movies with friends make them (even) more impressive.

(別解)I believe (that) interesting books or films become more impressive when you share your opinions about them with friends.



(解答)When I was a child, my parents helped me (get) through difficult times.(別解)In my childhood, my parents helped me cope with the problems I faced (at that time).




(解答)Taking notes of [at / on] lectures will help you (to) remember [recall] later [afterwards] what the lecture says [said].

(別解)If you take notes during the class, they will help you remember what the teacher said.



(解答)You can practice speaking English [improve your English] at home without having to go abroad [overseas / to foregin countries] by taking [chatting] with native English speakers [native speakers of English / people whose mother tongue is English] on the Internet [on line].

(別解)The Internet enables us to practice speaking English at home with native speakers without studying in countries where English is spoken.



(解答)All [In] overseas tourist destinations, you [we] often see Japanese tourists taking pictures [photos / photographs] of each other all the time [eveywhere].

(別解)In tourist areas [resorts] abroad [overseas], you often see Japanese (people) doing nothing but take pictures of each other.



(解答)These days [Nowadays / Today], you [we] see young people looking at the screen of their smartphone while walking along the streets or going up and down (the) stairs.

(別解)These days, young people are seen walking down the streets or going up and down stairs, using their smartphones.



(解答)Parents can make their children sit at their desk, but it is up to them whether they really study or not.

(別解)It is easy for parents to make their children sit at their desk, but it is up to them whether they really study or not.





入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 6時制(2)


(1) Hurry up!  We all wait for you.

→ We are all waiting for you.

(2) My father is walking our dog every morning. → walks

(3) Bob said that he was in the office the next day.

→ was going to be / would be

(4) If you hurry, you are going to make the third performance.

→ will / can

(5) Someone is knocking on the door. I am going to see who it is.

→ I will go



(解答)According to the weather forecast [the weather report], it will stop [is going to stop] raining by this evening.

(別解)The weather forecast says (that) it is going to stop raining by this evening.



(解答)Today I received [got] an e-mail from a friend saying (that) he was going to [he was going to] come to see [come and see / visit] me on Sunday.  

(別解)Today a friend sent me an e-mail saying (that) she [he] would come and see me on Sunday.



(解答)I have not decided yet [not yet decided], but I am thinking of [about] going to (see) a movie.

(別解)I have still not decided, but I might go to the movies.



(解答)I used to go to work by bicycle, but now I use [take] the bus [I commute by bus].

(別解)I went to the office by bike before, but now I go by bus.



(解答)A lot of [Many] fathers are complaining [complain] that they are too busy to spend enough time [much time] with thier families [with their family].

(別解)A lot of fathers are unhappy that they are very busy working and they cannot find enough time to be with their families.




(解答)Michael told me that he would arrive [was going to arrive / was arriving] (here) by three (o'clock), but he has not come yet [not yet here].  I wonder what has happened to him.

(別解)Mihael told us that he would get [was going to get / was getting] here by three (o'clock), but he has still not shown up. What has happeded to him?



(解答)When you go out of a warm room into the cold outside, your body shivers [trembles / shakes / shudders].  This [Doing so / This action] prevents [keeps] you [it] from getting cold .

(別解)When you leave a warm room and go out in the cold, you shiver.  By doing so, you avoid getting cold.



(解答)Traveling abroad [overseas / in foreign countries / to foreign countries] used to be enjoyable [fun / pleasant / intresting], but now [nowadays / these days] it i very stressful and might [could / may] even be dangerous.

(別解)In the past, you could enjoy traveling abroad, but now it makes you feel very stressed and sometimes puts you even in danger.




(解答)"Have you finished your homework (yet)?  You have to [need to] submit it [hand it in / turn it in / give it in] tomorrow, don't you?”

"I haven't even started [begun] it (yet).  I'll probably stay [be] up all night to do it [and do it].”

(別解)"Have you done with your assignment, haven't you?  The deadline for submitting it is tomorrow."

"I've still left it undone.  I won't probably sleep at all tonight."



(解答)You have hope [You feel hope / You feel hopeful] when you want to change [improve] things [things as they are (now) / thing aroud you / the way thing are] for the sake of future instead of keeping them as they are [maintining them / maintainng them as they are].

(別解)Hope appears when we want to change our current situation for the sake of a better future rather than keep it as it is.


Further Exercises

  A country I would like to visit is India.  I feel that it would in many ways be opposite to Japan.  I have always loved Japan for the security and the quality of service that it offers, but feel that India would offer the kind of color and vitality in daily life that are only present in a country that is genuinely spiritual.  One is rarely surprised by anything that is out of the ordinary in peaceful Japan, but would perhaps be continually astonished in India.  The price of convenience and wealth seems to be a lack of the unexpected which can easily turn us into spirtual sleepwalkers.  (108語)







入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 5時制(1)


(1) I have live in Germany for three years when I was a child. → lived

(2) I have visited Toji Temple two years age. → visited

(3) I do not put on my clothes yet.  → have not put on

(4) Things have changed dramatically for the last few years.  → over [in / during]

(5) I finshed the homework, and I can go out.  → have finished



(解答)I have a headache for two weeks.

(別解)I have been suffering from a headache for the last two week..



(解答)Makoto studied for a year an Australian university as an exchange student when he was in college.

(別解)As a university student, Makoto spent one year in Australia on an exchange program.



(解答)I have been using a computer since this morning, so my eyes are tired [hurt].

(別解)My eyes are tired [hurt] because I have been staring [looking] at the computer screen since this morning. 



(解答)I have met so menyu people in [over / during] the past [last] few days that I cannot [do not] remenber everyone's name [all of their name].

(別解)I have met too many people in [over / during] the past few days, so I cannot recall everyone's name.



(解答)This is the first time (that) I have (ever) attended [been to] a garden wedding [an outdoor wedding].

(別解)Today I am going to an outdoor wedding for the first time (in my life).




(解答)Last week, I borrowed two books from the library, and [but] I have already read both of them.

(別解)I have finished reading both of the books (that) I borrowed from the library last week.



(解答)When I was in college [in university / in high school], I hated [did not like] eating [to eat / having / to have] lunch alone [by myself] in the (school) cafeteria,

(別解)When I was a college student, I hated eating alone in the cafeteria during lunch,


(解答)SV..., because I found it unpleasant [awkward / uncomfortable] to have eye contact with strangers (who were) sitting in front of me.

(別解)SV..., because I disliked having to look at strangers (who were) sitting in front of me.



(解答)The style [format] of univerity entrance exams has changed over [in / during] the past [last] ten years due to [because of]  (the) various demands of society [various social demands / society's various demans].

(別解)The style of university entrance exams has changed over the last decade in response to various social requirements.



(解答)I am going ti be [become] a college student [a university student] this April, so I have decided [I am determined] to live away from home and rent an apartment.  I think this will be an opportunity to live my own life [to live (all) by myself / to become independent].

(別解)I have decided to live away from home and rent an apartment when I become a college student next April.  This will give me a good opportunity [a good chance] to become independent.



(解答)For the past [last] few years, the number of children has been rapidly decreasing [declining / diminishing], and our society has been rapidly [quickly] aging with increased life expectancy [as life expectancy increases].  This phenomenon is creating [causing / leading to] many problems.

(別解)These days, the nuber of chaildren is rapidly decreasing, and our society is rapidly aging with longer life expectancy.   That is why many problems are arising now.


Further Execise

 I learned one important lesson through a bitter experience I had when I was a junior high school student.  I had two close friends, Miho and Emi.  One day Miho said bad things about Emi, and she told me to keep it a secret.  However, I told on her to Emi. They had a big quarrel ando Miho did not forgive me.  After that big fight, Miho and I were on bad terms, too.  I lost two friends.  I learned from this experience that keeping a secret is critical if you want to have good relationships with friends.  (98字) 

入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 4理由の表現


(1) I did not go to school yesterday.  Because I had a fever.

→ I did not go to scool yesterday because I had a fever.

→ I did noto go to school yesterday.  I had a fever.

(2) I was late this morning for the heavy traffic.

→ because of / due to / on account of  

(3) I caught a cold, probably since I had taken a tepid bath.

→ because

(4) I was surprised that how little she knew about the world.

→ surprised (at) how

(5) I am very busy doing housework that I have no time to go to the beauty salon.

→ so



(解答)Could [Would] you call me back in ten minutes, becuse [since / as] I'm very busy now?

(別解)Could [Would] you call me back in ten minutes?  I'm very busy now.



(解答)I looked up that [the] wprd in the [my] dictionary because I did not know its meaning.

(別解)I did not know the meaning of the word, so I consulted the dictionary.



(解答)I was in such a hurry that I left my umbrella somewhere.

(別解)I left my umbrella somewhere, because I was such in a hurry.



(解答)You can sometimes make friends with even a total stranger just because you happen to be reading the same book as they are.

(別解)When you happen to find someone reading the same book as you are, you can sometimes make friends with them even if you have never met them before.



(解答)Thanks to [Because of / Due to] cloning technology, scientists will probably be able to recreate even dinosaursin thenear future.

(別解)Cloning technology may enable scientists to bring even dinosaurs back to life in a few years.




(解答)There are so many places to see in New York (City).  You cannot visit all of them in few days [i two or three days / in a couple days].

(別解)New York has so many things to see that it is impossible for you to get around in the whole city in a few days.



(解答)The number of people commuting [who commute] (to work) by bicycle has increased, probably because people of all ages can ride one (readily / easily) and bicycle are good for their health as well as for the environment.

(別解)More and more commuters are using bicycles.  This is probably because anyone can ride one easily regardless of age, and riding a bicycle helps improve their health and is environmentally friendly.



(解答)It is often said [People often say] that Japanese people find it hard [difficult] to improve [to develop] their foreign language skills because they are too embarrassed about not being able to speak (a language) well.

(別解)Japanese people are often said to have difficulty becoming good at speaking foreign languages because they are shy and hesitate to spek\ak.



(解答)We are often surprised (to find out / to discover) how little we know about our coutry whe (we are) asked (something) about it by foreigners.

(別解)When foreigners ask us about our country, we are often surprised (to find out / to discover) how ignorant we are of it.



(解答)Yesterday I was exhausted after [from] (doing) (my) club activities and I fell asleep on the train while reading.  I almost missed [nearly missed / almost went past] my station, but a frined from junior high school who happened to be on the same train woke me up.

(別解)Yesterday I fell asleep while reading on the train, because I was exhausted from club activities.  I managed to get off at my station, because I was woken up by an old friend from junior high school who happened to be on the same train.


Futher Execise

 I strongly agree with this system.  It may be important for students to study at college, but it is much more important to experience various things around the world that they cannot learn at university.  A gap year will give them a wonderful chance to broaden their views.  When students graduate from college and get a job, they can hardly take a long vacation, especially in Japan.  I addition, students who know a lot about the world and have a broad view will do good work at college or in society.  (91語) 

入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 3目的の表現


(1) I am doing a part-time job at a cnvenience store for saving enough money to study abroad.

→ (in oder to) to save

(2) I will move my car to park your car.

→ I will move my car so that you can park your car.

(3) My grandfather reads the newspaper every day not to fall behind the times.

→ so that he will not fall

(4) Ann covered her face with her hands because no one could see her tears.

→ so that

(5) I ran all the way to the bus stop in case I missed the last bus.

→ so that I would not miss

→ in order [so as] not to miss



(解答)You [We] need to rest and sleep (enough) (in order) to stay healthy.

(別解)If you would like to stay healthy, it is necessary (for you) to rest and enough sleep.



(解答)Speak up [clearly] in public [in the presence of others] so that everyone can hear you.

(別解)You should speak up to be heard in front of others.



(解答)I try to avoid (eating) high-calorie food so that I will not gain [put on] weight.

(別解)I keep it in mind that I should refrain from eating high-calorie food in order not to [so as not to] gain weight.



(解答)Watch your language [Mind your language / Watch your tongue] at parties so taht you will noto be [sound] rude to (other) people.

(別解)Choose your words carefully at the party so that you will not offend others.



(解答)Letters should be written clearly so that the readers can (easily) understand what you [the writers / their writers] want to say.

(別解)You should write letters clearly so that the people who read them can understand what you have in mind.




(解答)After the earthquake, {many) volunteers [people] came (to the disaster-stricken area) not only from other parts of the country but from abroad [from overseas] to help with rescue operations.

(別解)Many volunteers came from others parts of the country and abroad to help victins of the earthquake.



(解答)I oder to [If you want to] lead [live] a pleasant life, you have to get along (well) with those around you.

(別解)Whether you live happily or not depens on how {well) you can get along with those sround you.



(解答)To [In order to] (be able to) cook well, you have be (very) imaginative and skillful with your hands, so cooking is good for your mind and body.

(別解)If you want to be good cook, rich imagination and skill with your hands are necessary, so coking has a good effect on your mind and body.



(解答)Parents shpuld [must] teac their children how to behave in public so that they will not bother others.

(別解)Perents should teac their children good manners so that they will not disturb others inpublic.



(解答)In order to be successful in your job and be trusted by others, it is (probably) important to finish a task (that / which) you promise to do on [in] time.

(別解)You should complete your work by the deadline in oder to work well and gain confidence (of others).


【Further Exercise】

  One environmental problem is the amount of CO2 in the atomosphere.  This could be greatly reduced by a more widespread use of public transportation and a conversion to hybrid or electric cars.  The government should gine financial support to those who are developing them and ensure that there are enough charging stations for such vehicles.



入試必携英作文 Write to the Point 解答 2主語の決定(2)


(1) Most problem in this world arise when I am too emotional. → you [people] are

(2) Anyone has their own dream. → Everyone

(4) Anyone who want to apply for the scholarship have to fill out this form. → Those [People]

(5) Some of people are fond of coriader, while others hate it. → Some people [Some]



(解答)You (will) get a stomachache when [if] you eat too much.

(別解)Eatting too much will give you a stomachache.



(解答)If I have time, I would like to visit [to go to / to travel to] Sapporo (during) this summer vacation.

(別解)If time allows [permits], I would like to take a trip to Sapporo this summer vacation.



(解答)Young people do not care much about what other people think of them.

(別解)There is tendency for young people not to worry much about how they look to others.



(解答)People [Those] who like listening [like to listen] to music are not always good at playing it.

(別解)Not all people who like listening to music are good at playing a musical instrument.



(解答)Some people are always (very) punctual [punctual to the minute], while [whereas] others are almost always late (for appointments).

(別解)There are (some) people who are always punctual, while others are never on time.




(解答)It is ocvious that if you start writing without deciding what to write beforehand [in advance], unless you are very used to writing, you will not be able to develop or organize your tinking.

(別解)If you start to write without any clear idea in mind, unless you are excellent [very good] at writing, it will surely be impossible (for you) to understand clearly what you really want to say or put your thought together.



(解答)In this country, when people meet each other, they usually bow instead of shaking hands.

(別解)People in this country usually bow instead of shaking hands when they meet someone.


(解答)I would like to [want to] get used to this custom soon.



(解答)It is difficult [hard] to do your best if [when] you feel (too) nervous, lack confidence or cannot concentrate ( on what you are doing).

(別解)If you get nervous, lose courage, or cannot concentrate, you cannot prove yourself.



(解答)It is not always bad to make mistakes, because you can learn (a lot / a lot of things / many things) from (your) experience.  The important thing is to try not to make the same mistake again.

(別解)You should not always get disppointed when you make a mistake, because you can learn from a failure.  It is important to make an effort to avoid the same mistake.



(解答)In modern life, everyone (often) has a lot of stress.  You should relieve stress by doing things such as getting miderate [some / proper / enough] exercise, listening to music, or spending time in the country.

(別解)Modern life can be stressful.  Getting moderate exercise, listening to music and spending some time in a natural setting are good ways to relieve stress.



(1) ➃:そのズボンを洗ってもよいころだ。

(2) ②:ほとんどのコンピュータなどなくて、「インターネット」という言葉を誰も知らなかった時代を思い出すことができる。

(3) ④:私たちの任務は、2,3時間以内にその仕事を終えることですね。

(4) ④:エリカはコンピュータを扱っているときに、邪魔されても気にかけない。

(5) ①:あなたは彼と付き合わないほうがいいです。

(6) ④:口にいっぱい物を入れたまま話すのは行儀がよくありません。

(7) ③:2つのフットボールチームのどちらもゴールを決められなかったので、最終結果は引き分けでした。

(8) ③:ジョンソン氏に初めて会ったとき、彼が大きな会社の社長としてはかなり若いと思った。

(9) ④:今年のコンピュータの性能は去年のモデルよりずっと優れている。

(10) ②:少年の1人がそのかわいそうな女の子の頭を叩いたことを認めた。

(11) ③:このレシピに出会うまではおいしい野菜スープを作れませんでした。

(12) ④:明日までにそれをタイプで打っておきたければ、ベティに頼むがよい。彼女はオフィスの誰よりもタイプミスが少ない。

(13) ①:彼女が来たら、すぐあなたに知らせます。

(14) ④:私の小学校の友だちは現在、どんな様子になっているかしら。長い間彼らに会っていません。

(15) ④:ジョンソン氏は適切な決定をすばやく下し、そのため友人たちに信頼されている。


(1) kind



(2) pick



(3) room



(4) chance



(5) right





(1) ④:彼はいいスタートをしたが、私すぐに彼に追いつきレースに勝ちました。

(2) ①:その映画はかなりよかったが、すばらしいというわけではなかった。

(3) ①:すべての生徒が先生の決定を尊重した。

(4) ③:経済的に困難な当時にビジネスを始めるのは、大胆な決断でした。

(5) ④:健康的な生き方には十分な休養が絶対必要です。

(6) ④:私はあなたがわざとそうしたと思った。

(7) ④:その事態がどのように起こったのか私に教えてくれる人はいますか。

(8) ④:彼はまだ調子が悪いが、医者は、彼がきっと回復すると思っている。

(9) ④:私に、「もうこれ以上仕事を引き受けられない」と言ったとき、彼女は疲れきっているように見えた。

(10) ④:世界中の人々が、自主的に私たちの国にやって来た。


(1) There has been a lot of criticism for the way in which the doctor dealt with the outbreak of the disease.

(2) If only he would pay attention to what his parents say!

(3) Little did we know that she would cancel the reservation.

(4) The reason a language becomes a global language has little to do with the number of people who speak it.

(5) All professional players will have to retire from their sports one day.

(6) It goes without saying that health is above wealth.

(7) I am always amazed by how easily politicians can make a lot of money.

(8) What impressed me most is that Mother Teresa devoted herself to the prople in the slum.

(9) Viruses that cause the common cold are among the hardest to vaccinate against because they are constantly mutating..

(10) His e-mail saved me the trouble of going there.