Using an international news report, you are going to take part in an English
oral presentation contest. Read the following news story from France in
preparation for your talk.
ー Five years ago, Mrs. Sabine Rouas lost her horse. She had spent 20 years
ー The farmer agreed, and Sabine started work. She quickly developed a
ー Soon after, Sabine was offered a pony. At first, she wasn’t sure if she
ー Now Sabine and Aston go to weekend fairs and horse shows around
ー “Look!” And Sabine shows a photo of Aston on her smartphone. She then
ー Over the last few years, news of the massive show-jumping bull has
ー “He doesn’t like it. I have to sleep with him in the box,” says Sabine. “But
問１ Which is the best title for your presentation? 【 30 】
① Animal-lover Saves the Life of a Pony
② Aston’s Summer Show-jumping Tour
③ Meet Aston, the Bull who Behaves Like a Horse
④ The Relationship Between a Farmer and a Cow
問２ Which is the best combination for the Who’s Who? slide?【 31 】
|Main figures||Minor figures|
|①||309, Aston, the farmer||Sabine, the pony|
|②||Aston, Aston’s mother, Sabine||309, the farmer|
|③||Aston, Leon, the farmer||Aston’s mother, Sabine|
|④||Aston, Sabine, the pony||Aston’s mother, the farmer|
問３ Choose the four events in the order they happened to complete the
Pre-fame Storyline slide.【 32 】〜【 35 】
① Aston learns to jump.
② Sabine and Aston travel hundreds of kilometers together.
③ Sabine buys 309 and his mother.
④ Sabine goes to work on her neighbor’s farm.
⑤ Sabine takes 309 for walks.
問４ Choose the two best items for the Aston’s Abilities slide. (The oder
does not matter.) 【 36 】・【 37 】
① correct his mistakes by himself
② jump side-by-side with the pony
③ jump with a rider on his back
④ pick up tricks faster than a horse
⑤ pose for photographs
問５ Complete the Aston Now slide with the most appropriate item.【 38 】
① has an increasing number of fans
② has made Sabine very wealthy
③ is so famous that he no longer frightens people
④ spends most nights of the year in a horse trailer