I. Listen and fill in each blank with the word your hear.
A Balloon on the Tail
Today is New Year’s Day. In the (1) _______ , Kerry, a little mouse and her mother are going to grandmother’s She is very (2) _______ because she is (3) _______ nice clothes.
“Good morning, Kerry,” a little rabbit sees them, “you look (4) _______ today”,
“But, look at your beautiful (5) _______” says the rabbit, “It is (6) _______ the ground”.
“Oh, my god” says Kerry and she (7) _______ her long tail with hands. Then there comes a dog with a big balloon.
“Why do you carry your tail,Kerry?” asks the dog. “Because it touches the ground. It will be (8) _______ “
“Oh, don’t (9) _______. I can help you.”
Then the dog ties a big (10) _______ on Kerry’s tail.
“That’s OK,” says the dog, “Your tail won’t touch the ground again.
II. Choose the word that is stressed differently from that of the other words.
A. refreshment B. horrible
C. exciting D. intention
A. difficult B. relevant
C. volunteer D. interesting
III. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others.
A. clothing B. ethnic
C. weather D. though
A. humorous B. compose
C. decorate D. innovate
A. currency B. business
C. compulsory D. puppet
IV. Choose the best answer.
Question 16. The girls are making fun ______me so I’m very embarrassed.
A. to B. for
C. with D. of
Question 17. Physical changes are different for everyone, so you don’t need to feel embarrassed or ______
A. frustrated B. calm
C. confident D. delighted
Question 18. I wish my parents could put themselves in my ______.
A. situation B. shoes
C. feelings D. heart
Question 19. Do you need to be that stressed______?
A. on B. in
C. out D. with
Question 20. Six people applied for the job, but four of them were ______
A. turned down B. turned up
C. turned on D. turned off
Question 21. I passed ______ the news I had heard from the town and the other villages.
A. in B. on
C. to D. at
Question 22. I wish my friends spent less time ______ computer games and more time outdoors.’
A. play B. to play
C. playing D. played
Question 23. At night they used to entertain ______ by telling and acting out stories.
A. them B. their
C. themselves D. they
Question 24. ______ you need some help, I’ll come over this afternoon.
A. Unless B. While
C. Since D. Although
Question 25. We won’t go out ______ it stops raining.
A. if not B. unless
C. when D. if
V. Read the text and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D for each of the gaps.
After a tour in Cu Chi, we are moving to Mot Thoang Vietnam craft village (26) ______ at Phu Binh Village, Ho Chi Minh City. Arriving at Mot Thoang Vietnam, we observe on-the-spot (27) ______craft persons weave tho cam (ethnic brocade fiber), (28) ______wooden logs into wonders and weave rattan into home appliances. Mot Thoang Vietnam can (29) ______your need to know what many of Vietnam’s traditional craft villages are like. The quarter of craft villages at Mot Thoang Vietnam is quiet, but not boring (30) ______craft persons chat amidst the clacking sound of wooden cudgels hitting a chisel caused by a sculptor or a (31) ______used for weaving cloth. Sitting a little far from the sculptor and the weaver (32) ______ the craftsmen and women in their simple but unique attire making giay gio (poonah paper) and inlaid gold-leaf items, doing the (33) ______and the farming. We enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at the village. After lunch, more walking to the traditional house of Vietnam from South to North with different (34) ______. Watching a traditional dance show by the (35) ______people.
A. located B. locating
C. locate D. locates
A. what B. how
C. whether D. why
A. knit B. cast
C. weave D. carve
A. satisfy B. buy
C. make D. stop
A. although B. while
C. whereas D. as
A. chair B. table
C. loom D. lamp
A. is B. was
C. were D. are
A. ironing B. exercise
C. research D. embroidery
A. architectural B. architecture
C. architect D. architectonic
A. ethnocentric B. ethnically
C. ethnicity D. ethnic
VI. Rewrite the sentences using the words given
Question 36. People believe that the best time to visit the complex of Hue monuments is in April.
⟹ It is _________________
Question 37. People say that children are not afraid of ghosts.
⟹ Children are ________________
Question 38. She said to me: “I visited my parents at the weekend”.
⟹ She told me ________________
Question 39. “Where will you live after graduation?” asked Jane.
⟹ Jane asked me ______________
Question 40. “I always drink coffee,” she said.
⟹ She said ___________________
|Question 11||B||Question 26||A|
|Question 12||C||Question 27||B|
|Question 13||B||Question 28||D|
|Question 14||B||Question 29||A|
|Question 15||B||Question 30||D|
|Question 16||D||Question 31||C|
|Question 17||A||Question 32||D|
|Question 18||B||Question 33||D|
|Question 19||C||Question 34||B|
|Question 20||A||Question 35||D|
|Question 21||B||Question 36|
|Question 22||C||Question 37|
|Question 23||C||Question 38|
|Question 24||C||Question 39|
|Question 25||B||Question 40|
Question 36. It is believed that the best time to visit the complex of Hue monuments is in April.
Question 37. Children are said to be not afraid of ghosts.
Question 38. She told me that she had visited her parents at the weekend.
Question 39. Jane asked me where I would live after graduation.
Question 40. She said she always drank coffee.