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I/ Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others by circling A, B, C, or D. 1. A. Asian B. represent C. research D. because 2. A. facility 3. A. variety 4. A. dissatisfaction 5. A. approach 6. A. typify 7. A. regularly 8. A. another 9. A. actually 10. A. ballet 11. A. dispute 12. A. electricity 13. A. aquatic 14. A. suspect 15. A. taewondo 16. A. estate 17. A. interest 18. A. downstream 19. A. sensitive 20. A. military sentences. 21. Have you ever met the man . over there? A. standing B. stands C. is standing D. who he is standing 22. What was the name of the year? Your son was born in that year. A. What was the name of the year which your son was born? B. What was the name of the year that your son was born? C. What was the name of the year whose your son was born? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 1 B. decade B. rioting B. aquatic B. charisma B. typical B. interest B. otherwise B. contribution B. pastime B. exist B. humanity B. physical B. divide B. achievement B. cognate B. resurrect B. cement B. relative B. machinery C. cycling C. strives C. squash C. Munich C. hobby C. record (n) C. common C. venture C. participate C. promote C. operation C. appreciate C. multiply C. activity C. abstract (n) C. hobbyist C. items C. expensive C. artillery D. pesticide D. verification D. athlete D. characterize D. activity D. collecting D. somehow D. question D. compete D. venue D. fundamental D. variety D. succeed D. competitive D. vary D. amateur D. present (v) D. adjective D. compulsory

II/ Choose one word whose stress pattern is different from the others by circling A, B, C, or D

III/ Circle A, B, C or D to choose the correct word or phrase to complete each of the following

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------D. What was the name of the year when your son was born? 23. None of the party can come. A. who is invited A. would help A. would go A. leisure A. thrown away A. interested A. that A. served B. invited B. helped B. would have gone B. free B. given up B. indulge B. which B. accompanied C. who invited D. who are invited 24. If she were to have told me about the problem, Iher. C. would have helped D. had helped C. could go C. spare C. got away C. move C. where C. assisted D. went D. all are correct D. done up D. include D. when D. sounded 25. If I didn't have to work so much, I . to the party last night. 26. Hobbies are the things we like to do in our .time. 27. I just collect stamps from discarded envelopes. 28. There are also other hobbies that I in for a while. 29. It is the roomwe usually hold our meetings. 30. The singer wason the piano by her sister. IV/ Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use ONLY ONE word in each space. There is an example at the beginning (O). PETER BENCHLEY LIKES SHARKS Peter Benchley, the author (O) who wrote the novel Jaws, thinks it may be partly his fault that people don't like sharks. The movie, (31)on his book, involved a terrifying monster fish (32)main purpose was to attack anyone (32)everyone in the ocean. In (33), sharks kill approximately 12 people a year. In (34)...................., people kill millions of sharks every year and up to 90 percent of great white sharks have been (35) out. Peter Benchley admits, 'I created something that doesn't exist.' He hopes to set (36)record straight with a new documentary film he has made. The film focuses on same of the more attractive aspects of great white sharks. For instance, one extremely brave diver demonstrates that when you touch a shark on the nose, (37)goes very still. Benchley grew up in Massachusetts in the US and (38)..a large part of his childhood swimming in the ocean. He got the idea for Jaws from a newspaper article about a man who caught a shark which weighed about 2,000 kilos. When the movie was made, Benchley had the opportunity to ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 2

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------appear (40)an actor, playing the reporter on the beach just before the shark attacks for the first time. V/ Read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits the space in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (O). THE TRAINING PROGRAMME If you're (O) interested in getting fit, then what you need is a training programme. INTEREST Although aimed at improving physical (41)., this programme can also be FIT (42)in such a way that it helps in the (43).of particular DESIGN athletic skills. There is a range of different (44).to choose from and a DEVELOP growing amount of scientific (45).to explain the effects of each one. ACTIVE When you begin training, It is important to start (46)., raising the (47) KNOW ..of the programme in a gradual way. Although it is important to work GENTLE sufficiently hard to make an (48)on your physical condition, the INTENSE activities shouldn't be (49) It is (50), therefore, to IMPRESS ignore warning symptoms such as sharp or persistent pain in particular muscles. PAIN - WISE

VI/ Read the text below and decide which answer A, B, C or D best fits each space. There is an example at the beginning (O). Example: O A. ought B. should C. will FUN AND GAMES Do you think computer games are just for kids? Then you (O)..think again. You might be (51) .... to learn that the games industry now makes more money than Hollywood. (52).. a family buys a new PC, all they really want to do is to play games. It is hardly surprising that video gaming has become one of the most popular (53)................of entertainment today. A good game is like a good film; it will hold your (54).. , capture your imagination and play with your emotions. The big (55)., however, is that watching a movie is a passive (56). You have no saying how the plot (57).. or which characters dominate the story. With computer games, you direct the (58). and that is what makes them so exciting. Finding the right game is likely to signal the beginning of a lasting love (59). with the interactive (13) . of make-believe. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 3 D. may

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------51. A concerned B admired C surprised D startled 52. A As soon as 53. A makes 54. A gaze 55. A gap 56. A pastime 57. A becomes 58. A movement 59. A match 60. A region B As well as B branches B attention B variety B task B develops B change B story B area C As far as C shapes C breath C difference C routine C turns C action C secret C society D As long as D forms D control D direction D employment D produces D performance D affair D world

VII/ Read the text below and look carefully at each line. Some of the lines are correct, and some have a word which should not be there. If a line is correct, put a tick (v) by the number. If a line has a word which should not be there, write the word by the number. There are examples at the beginning (0 and 00). THIS IS MY HOBBY 00v If I had to say it what my hobby is, I suppose the answer would have to be reading. It all started in early childhood when my father used to enjoy making up stories for my brother

61 and myself. This was a hugely popular every night at bedtime. As we grew older, we turned 62 to books and by the time I was ten, I had a large collection of these children's literature. Ever 63 since I can remember, I have read about a book a week and I am get through lots and lots of 64 magazines too. I especially enjoy reading in bed and if I am really enjoying a book, I will 65 stay up all night to finish it. But I also tend to fill my spare up time with reading. You will 66 often see me reading on the bus, for example, or if I am waiting from in a queue. I never go 67 anywhere without something to read. I actually collect magazines and I have a room at home 68 filled with them. I even buy magazines written in languages that I don't know, just for the 69 pleasure given of looking at the pictures and seeing the way they are designed. It will come 70 as no great surprise, therefore, if I will tell you that my main ambition in life is to become an editor. VIII/ Write full sentences from given words (O) Asian Games/ take place/ four years/ hold/ purpose/ develop/ intercultural knowledge.

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Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The Asian Games, which takes place every four years, are help for the purpose of developing intercultural knowledge. 71. There/ a number/ things/ I/ like/ do/ my free time. .. 72. My uncle/ accomplished guitarist/ teach/ me/ how/ play. .. 73. I/ even/ begin/ sing/ while/ play/ guitar/ but/ I/ not very successful/ this. 74. My uncle/ tell/ me/ all/ I/ need/ practise regularly/ and/ I should/ able/ do it. . 75. He/ very good/ accompany/ people/ sing/ his guitar/ and/ I/ admire/ very much. .. 76. I/ have/ modest little glass fish tank/ I/ keep/ variety of little fish. 77. Some of them/ buy/ shop/ while/ some others/ collect/ rice field/ near/ my house. 78. Actually/ I/ just collect/ stamps/ discarded envelopes/ my relatives/ friends/ give me. 79. common ones/ I/ usually/ give away/ others/ or if/ no one/ want them/ I/ simply/ throw away. .. 80. There/ other hobbies/ indulge/ a while/ but they/ not interesting/ as/ ones/ I/ talk about. . IX/ Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions. In the West, cartoons are used chiefly to make people laugh. The important feature of all these cartoons is the joke and the element of surprise which is contained. Even though it is very funny, a good cartoon is always based on close observation of a particular feature of life and usually has a serious purpose. Cartoons in the West have been associated with political and social matters for many years. In wartime, for example, they proved to be an excellent way of spreading propaganda. Nowadays cartoons are often used to make short, sharp comments on politics and governments as well as on a variety of social matters. In this way, the modern cartoon has become a very powerful force in influencing people in Europe and the United States. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 5

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Unlike most American and European cartoons, however, many Chinese cartoon drawings in the past have also attempted to educate people, especially those who could not read and write. Such cartoons about the lives and sayings of great men in China have proved extremely useful in bringing education to illiterate and semi-literate people throughout China. Confucius, Mencius and Laozi have all appeared in very interesting stories presented in the form of cartoons. The cartoons themselves have thus served to illustrate the teachings of the Chinese sages in a very attractive way. In this sense, many Chinese cartoons are different from Western cartoons in so far as they do not depend chiefly on telling jokes. Often, there is nothing to laugh at when you see Chinese cartoons. This is not their primary aim. In addition to commenting on serious political and social matters, Chinese cartoons have aimed at spreading the traditional Chinese thoughts and culture as widely as possible among the people. Today, however, Chinese cartoons have an added part to play in spreading knowledge. They offer a very attractive and useful way of reaching people throughout the world, regardless of the particular country in which they live. Thus, through cartoons, the thoughts and teachings of the old Chinese philosophers and sages can now reach people who live in such countries as Britain, France, America, Japan, Malaysia or Australia and who are unfamiliar with the Chinese culture. Until recently, the transfer of knowledge and culture has been overwhelmingly from the West to the East and not vice versa. By means of cartoons, however, publishing companies in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore are now having success in correcting this imbalance between the East and the West. Cartoons can overcome language barriers in all foreign countries. The vast increase in the popularity of these cartoons serves to illustrate the truth of Confuciuss famous saying One picture is worth a thousand words. 81. Which of the following clearly characterizes Western cartoons? A. Originality, freshness, and astonishment. C. Enjoyment, liveliness, and carefulness. A. educating ordinary people C. political propaganda in wartime A. purposes B. nationalities B. Humour, unexpectedness, and criticism. D. Seriousness, propaganda, and attractiveness. B. spreading Western ideas D. amusing people all the time C. values D. styles

82. Chinese cartoons have been useful as an important means of ..............

83. The major differences between Chinese cartoons and Western cartoons come from their............... 84. The pronoun this in paragraph 2 mostly refers to ............ A. a propaganda campaign B. a piece of art 85. The passage is intended to present ........... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 6 C. an educational purpose D. a funny element

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------A. a contrast between Western cartoons and Chinese cartoons B. an opinion about how cartoons entertain people C. a description of cartoons of all kinds the world over D. an outline of Western cartoons and Chinese cartoons 86. Which of the following could be the best title for the passage? A. A Very Powerful Force in Influencing People C. Chinese Cartoons and Western Cartoons B. Cartoons as a Way of Educating People D. An Excellent Way of Spreading Propaganda

87. In general, Chinese cartoons are now aiming at............... A. illustrating the truth of Chinese great mens famous sayings B. bringing education to illiterate and semi-literate people in the world C. spreading the Chinese ideas and cultural values throughout the world D. disseminating traditional practices in China and throughout the world 88. The word imbalance in paragraph 3 refers to ............ A. The mismatch between the East cartoons and the West cartoons B. the influence of the East cartoons over the West cartoons C. the dominant cultural influence of the West over the East D. the discrimination between the West culture and the East culture 89. Which of the following is most likely the traditional subject of Chinese cartoons? A. The stories and features of the lives of great men the world over. B. The illiterate and semi-literate people throughout China. C. Jokes and other kinds of humour in political and social matters. D. The philosophies and sayings of ancient Chinese thinkers. 90. According to the passage, which of the following is true? A. Western cartoons always have a serious purpose. B. Cartoons will replace other forms of writing. C. Cartoons can serve various purposes. D. Language barriers restricted cartoons. X/ Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words, including the word given. Here is an example (O). Example: O The bag is not big enough for all my luggage. (small) The bagis too small ...for all my luggage. 91. I'd love to go on holiday in March, but that's my busiest month. (wish) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Designed by Du Huyen Trang 7

Guide teacher: Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Class: 11B CNN -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I......go on holiday in March, but that's my busiest month. 92. 'Harry, I think you should cancel the concert if this rain continues,' John said. (advised) John....the concert if the rain continued. 93. Not many students attended Dr Brown's lecture on politics. (number) Only......students attended Dr Brown's lecture on politics. 94. City residents are going to organise a campaign to reduce street noise. (be) A campaign to reduce street city residents. 95. After the accident Brenda was confused and did not recognise her brother. (so) After the accident Brenda...did not recognise her brother. 96. Peter hasn't seen his aunt Lucy for years. (saw) It's....his aunt Lucy. 97. The police said John had stolen the money. (accused) The police.....the money. 98. Tania has a mobile phone because her son may need to contact her. (in case) Tania has a mobile contact her. 99. The reason Gloria didn't tell us the truth is that she was afraid of our reaction. (if) Gloria would have told us the truth.... afraid of our reaction. 100. The students organised a show but they postponed it due to lack of funds. (put) The students organised a show but they......of lack of funds.

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