Ⅱ次の英文の空所(7)～(12)に入れるのに最も適当な語を、ア～クの中から一つ選べ。ただし、同じものを繰り返し使ってはならない。 In Japan, English-language (7) starts in the first year of junior highschool and continues at least until the third year of highschool. Surprisingly, most students are still unable to speak or to comprehend English properly after this time spent studying English. One of the reasons is the instruction focusing on the skills of reading and writing. Inth past, Japan was a (8) mainly composed of a single ethnic group and had a very small number of foreign visitors, and there were few (9) to converse in foreign languages. Therefore, the study of foreign languages was mainly considered necessary to obtain the knowledge from the literature of other (10). Learning English became popular after World War Ⅱ, but English was taught by teachers who were trained under the (11) that emphasized reading. There were few qualified teachers to teach hearing ando speaking. In addion, Japanese and English belong to different language families, and there are no (12) either in structure or vocabulary.