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MÔN: ANH VĂN – LỚP 10 (Thời gian làm bài: 180 phút) PART ONE: PHONETICS (10 points) Choose

the word whose bold part is pronounced differently 1. A. death B. ease C. breath D. leather 2. A. ambitious B. background C. humanitarian D. journalists 3. A. turn B. suburb C. curry D. resurface 4. A. peace B. tease C. instead D. leader 5. A. of B. off C. profile D. prefer Choose the word whose stress pattern is differently 6. A. powerful B. composer C. musician D. traditional 7. A. lyrical B. emotion C. favorite D. classical 8. A. entertain B. atmosphere C. serious D. joyfulness 9. A. understand B. appearance C. remember D. employer 10. A. nation B. nature

...... broadcast)__________________ tomorrow. There are 5 mistakes in this paragraph. 5..... I (3.C..... Scientists believe that animals can sense these environmental changes as early as several days before the disaster............ ......... change) _____________________ his mind B.. In 1970 after observing animal behavior............... 3.......... the government was able to evacuate millions of another people and thus keep the dead toll at a lower level 1.. deliver)__________________________ a speech. dogs barked and ran around controllably..... but I felt that I (watch)_____________________.. award)___________________ to people who have done something important to help humankind. give)_____________________________ me... Although hundreds of people were killed.... realize)______________ that he didn’t understand me....... Find and correct them...... Nobel... I didn’t see anyone. When I noticed the blank stare he (2............ Investigators found such occurrences about ten kilometers from which a fairly recent earthquake took place. .... 2..... extreme temperature and threatening foreign substances The Swedish scientist.... 4. Fill in each blank with one appropriate preposition....... The president (9..... ................ but in the end he (10. Put each verb in parentheses into an appropriate form (10 points) What a shame! I’d rather you (1..... .......... . we decided to stay at home The shop is closing down and selling (3)_____ all the stock (4)_____ reduced price BBC stands (5)_____ British Broadcasting Corporation I can pay (6)_____ the money you lent me after I have been to the bank They wouldn’t let me in the pub as I was (7)______ age We met at the hotel completely (8)______ coincide Most high school students look up (9)_______ the star player on the football team When I was looking through my papers.............. Would you be so kind as (4. national PART TWO: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY A.......S geological survey shows that strange animal behavior might help predictable future earthquakes.. switch off)____________________ the light when leaving? Just inside the outer layer of the earth’s atmosphere (5... be)___________________ the elements necessary to protect it from ultraviolet rays. Some birds did strange sounds and flew about wildly... (5 points) A recent investigation by scientists at the U......... Alfred B... nationality D....... I came (10)______ this picture PART THREE: READING . (5 points) The monk told me that the old woman had not really dies............ He said that she simply passed (1)_______ her next life When we had worked (2)_____ the cost of a holiday abroad...... C......... left money (6.... It’s imperative that the wildlife program (8........ not dismiss)__________________________ like that....... the Chinese scientists were able to predict a terrifying earthquake.

. Lastly. when it comes to digital cameras. You are going to read an article about digital photography. They're so simple that alter only a couple of weeks. Choose from the sentences A-F the one which you think fits each gap (1. (3) _______. When you've thought about all these questions. and something we all ought to think about. "Which one shall I buy'?'. you can easily get confused. B. you should have learnt all you need to know about how to use the camera. How does it work? You don’t need to be a computer wizard to use digital cameras. there is the cost. (5) _______ . so there are lots of strange shapes and sizes. Of course.the more pixels.i.with digital cameras you can take the picture first and decide later whether or not you want it. 'Therefore. These cameras are fully automatic and anybody just starting digital photography should begin with one of those. bear in mind that nobody yet knows what a digital camera ought to look like. with digital technology you are able to change your picture so that it looks great anyway .e. Secondly. There is one extra sentence which you do not need to use. sports shots. (2) _______ . Which type of digital camera should I buy? First of all. If you look at a digital photograph through a magnifying glass you can see the separate dots of color. the better the photo. (10 points) Everything you should know about DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY What is a digital photograph? A digital photograph is a photo.so that it can then be "read'' by your computer. and you don't have to spend money on films. what happens is that the camera produces your picture in digital format. Put simply. Some of these are a bit too complicated for everyday use. Will you be taking pictures indoors or outside? What kind of picture do you want to take . (4) _______ . etc? Do you want to take pictures of things close up or far away? All these questions affect the kind of camera you should choose. They can be saved until you want to use them. produced with computer techniques. Once your photos are stored on your computer. is the fact that digital photography doesn't use toxic chemicals that often end up in our rivers und lakes. You can view your pictures immediately allowing you to decide which photos you want to keep and which you don't. The quality of any digital photo depends on the number of pixels per square centimeter . A. You don't waste time going to the shops for your films or photos. At the cheaper end of the market.5). the design doesn’t make any difference to the camera's performance and you . made up of pixels. At the top end of the price scale are professional cameras and digital video cameras very expensive and only necessary for the serious photographer. There is also the advantage that digital photography is instant. made up of hundreds of thousands or millions of tiny squares of color. included in letters you’ve written on your computer or sent to friends and family in an e-mail. portraits. You can change these pictures with your digital camera if you follow the instructions C.landscapes. However. before spending your money you should think about why you want the camera and what you are planning to use the pictures for. you can decide what you want to do with them. you should be ready to make your choice. No more wondering if you should have taken a photo or not .that's another huge plus. when you're looking at digital cameras and thinking.A. (1) _______. there are the "point and shoot” cameras. Checklist If you’re buying a digital camera for the first time. Five sentences have been removed from the article. which in why you should always try to buy the best digital camera you can a fiord Why should I "go digital"? There are many reasons why people ought to consider changing from ordinary cameras to digital photography.

Maybe the worst feeling you've ever felt. as their name suggests. B.in time . you're probably hurting. but it does help to talk. B. but you will get over it. digital cameras save you both time and money B. If your parents or friends disapproved of your relationship. It's an important part of growing up and actually makes us stronger. you'll feel slightly less unhappy. These feelings are normal. but it's actually more likely to come about if you just get on with your life rather than sit at home waiting for the phone to ring. Don’t sit around and wait you’re your ex to call to say they’ve made a mistake and think you should start going out with each other again. but you'll probably regret it in a few days. For more money you can buy one of the mega pixel cameras. You probably feel that no one has ever felt this way before It may sound impossible now. Ask your parents about their first relationships. choose the answer (A. The technical name for these squares is picture-elements or pixels. Remember: relationships aren’t like exams If a friend came between you and your boyfriend or girlfriend and helped cause the relationship to end.let them see you can have a good time without them. Each day. alone. It just takes time. In a year. Try talking to your parents and friends . The chances are they went through similar experiences Don't do anything impulsive. It's not stupid or childish to feel like this. have wasted their time being in the relationship. Read the text. D. (10 points) ARE YOU A HEART BROKEN TEENAGER? If you've been let down by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Let's be honest . You had thought that thisrelationship would last forever and now it's over. heartbroken teenagers often feel that they A. F. You will . E. You've just experienced one of the most traumatic things that people experience. That will make you feel better! Sometimes couples who split up get back together and sometimes they don't.they may be more sympathetic than you think. But don't be tempted to rush into another relationship. Perhaps you feel that life is not worth living and you'll never get over it. In a month. Is there a film you've been wanting to see at the cinema for ages'? Not sure whether to go to that party you'd been invited to? Go! And if you're worried that your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend might be there . unwanted and miserable. And you're not alone almost everyone goes through this at some point in their life. You've got a lot of life ahead of you – look to the future and go out and enjoy yourself! 1. you might also feel humiliated and embarrassed about discussing how you feel. which. it will all seem ancient history.shouldn't be too influenced by this. are the only person who has experienced this situation . According to the writer. That doesn't mean you shouldn't treat yourself how about buying some new clothes or getting a new hairstyle. it will be bearable. For questions 1-5. things can only get better. What you mustn't do is think that you have failed. you'll be able to laugh about it. You feel rejected. you'll be dealing withfeelings of betrayal as well. This kind of relationship in week. Give it a little lime before you start your next relationship Here is one other thing to remember. produce better quality photos by using more pixels. C or D) which you think fits best according to the text. Your boyfriend or girlfriend has told you they don't want to go out with you any more. For a start. The chances are that won't happen. It may sound corny. From now on.it's a horrible feeling. do not understand why the relationship came in an end C. but there are plenty more fish in the sea. This is called going out with someone "on the rebound".find someone new. It might seem a good idea to go out and get a tattoo or your nose pierced. as you're not together for the right reasons.

Gap-fill: Fill in each blank space with an appropriate word. They should be concerned about their former partner. two years later he left school to(3) ……… all his time to business. which is never successful C. A relationship "on the rebound" is one A. made C. which he ran from his bedroom. and encouraged by his father. A. estimated C. A. spend C. someone they trusted got involved in the relationship 3. Although he was unable to read the manuals. "By this time the company had grown and I needed to take on a couple of employees to help me. totally C. says Ben. They should make it clear that they can survive on their own D. and he has recently signed a deal (5) …….their fortune through the Internet. We benefit from painful experiences. he had a natural ability with the computer. At the age of 15 he set up his own computer consultancy. Multiple-choice passage: Choose the best word or phrase to fill in each blank. B. A. worth B. 4. done 2. which start too soon after a previous relationship 5. We forget unpleasant experiences quickly D. They should show that they are better off now. (10 points) Woman and gambling It is hard to know exactly how many female compulsive gamblers there are. A.(5 points) A Success Story At 19. What point is the writer making in the final paragraph'? A. What makes Ben's story all the more remarkable is that he is dyslexic. taken B.. having B. a net search engine which can be used to find goods in online shopping malls. properly D. creator and director of Way search. priced D.. "I wanted to prove them wrong". they don't feel able lo talk about their feelings. £25 million with a private investment company. and was told by teachers at his junior school that he would never be able to read or write (2) ………. A. “That enabled me to start (4) ……… business with bigger companies. Ben Way is already a millionaireand one of a growing number of teenagers who have (1) ………. thoroughly 3. their parents did not want the relationship to succeed.. invest 4. Unlike men. C. he soon began charging people E10 an hour for his knowledge and skills. should have been more honest about their feelings 2. Time will heal the pain PART FOUR: USE OF LANGUAGE A. doing C. 1. in which both partners have just finished a relationship D. in which you fall in love very quickly B. A heartbroken teenager might have "feelings of betrayal" when A. valuable B. They should see what their former partner is doing. How should heartbroken teenagers react if they see their former partner at a party? A. C. their partner was responsible for the relationship ending D. Quad Computer." says Ben. put D.D. absolutely B. devote D. which will finance his search engine. . Humans are survivors B.” It was his ability to consistently overcome difficult challenges that led him to win the You Entrepreneur of the Year award in the same year that he formed Way search. bringing 5. C. When he was eight. B. making D. his local authorities provided him with a PC to help with schoolwork. pay B.

C. Unfortunately. DIFFERENT)________________ the two PART FIVE: WRITING A. Sandra was soon gambling $250 a month and was struggling to pay the bills. Do you consider Jack one of your best friends? Do you count …………………………………………………………… 4. Sandra has (10) _____ to control her compulsion. Paul went to see the bank manager about getting a loan VIEW ……………………………………………………………………………… 3. The reason for the high proportion of the old is births rather than deaths Births rather than deaths …………………………………………………… 3. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it has the same meaning as the printed above sentence(5 points) 1. Sandra Garcia’s story is illustrative of the way in which many women become ga mbling addicts. This (2) ____ them ashamed and thus less likely to look for professional help.000 (7) _____ debt and was evicted from her flat. Alice thought of a solution to the problem OCCURRED ……………………………………………………………………………… 2. HAND)____________ of sweets Politeness is one thing. soon after the birth of the daughter. using the word in the bracket.(5 points) 1. (5 points) That girl is quite an (1.000 in a lottery. When she sold the jewelry at such a low price. Depressed and lonely. Since the. Real kindness is another. Mr. she know that the desire to gamble will never go away. Just thinking about his face at that moment makes me laugh The very …………………………………………………………………… 2. You must learn to (5. Use the correct form of the words in brackets. Not long after. REGARD) ________________ what I say She was late as she (3. The food at that new restaurant is not as good as the food at Mario’s CRY ……………………………………………………………………………… 4. All of a sudden. most major credit cards are acceptable As far as …………………………………………………………… B. Sandra and her husband broke (4) ____ . She always used to fill the fridge before she gamble but could rarely afford treats for her daughter. Sandra was arrested (8) _____ stealing money from a friend in order to buy scratch cards. but like all addicts. Sandra found gambling was a way (5) ____ filling the emotional void left by her failed marriage From spending a few pounds a week (6)____ lottery tickets and scratch cards. The second sentence must be as close as possible in meaning to the first. Rewrite the following sentences. In December 1995 Sandra won $2. ESTIMATE)_______________ how much time she’d need Kenneth gave her child a (4. (3) ____ meant that she and her husband were able to have a wonderful Christmas. EYE)____________! I will resign if you continue (2. she was cheated RIDE . John asked me to write this letter to you It is at …………………………………………………………… 5. Regarding payment. By April 2001 she was nearly $2. She decided it was time to (9) _____ up gambling forever and joined the support group Gamblers Anonymous.women are quick to realize that they gamble mainly for emotional (1) ____ than financial reasons.

Nobel. deliver) was to have delivered a speech. The reason for the high proportion of the old is births rather than deaths Births rather than deaths cause the high proportion of the old 3. HAND) HANDFUL of sweets Politeness is one thing. Do you consider Jack one of your best friends? Do you count Jack as one of your best friends? 4. realize)______________ that he didn’t understand me. switch off)____________________ the light when leaving? to switch off Just inside the outer layer of the earth’s atmosphere (5. Alfred B. had not dismissed When I noticed the blank stare he (2. change) changed his mind C. give)_____________________________ me. was giving. Real kindness is another. not dismiss)__________________________ like that. ESTIMATE) UNDERESTIMATED how much time she’d need Kenneth gave her child a (4. I didn’t see anyone. John's request that I am writing this letter to you . Use the correct form of the words in brackets. realised Would you be so kind as (4. broadcast) (should) be broadcast tomorrow. You must learn to (5. REGARD) DISREGARDING what I say She was late as she (3. DIFFERENT) DIFFERENTIATE the two PART SIX: WRITING A. be) are the elements necessary to protect it from ultraviolet rays. award) to be awarded to people who have done something important to help humankind. Just thinking about his face at that moment makes me laugh The very thought of his face at that moment makes me laugh 2. “You don’t appreciate me. Put each verb in parentheses into an appropriate form (10 points) What a shame! I’d rather you (1. EYE) EYEFUL! I will resign if you continue (2. extreme temperature and threatening foreign substances The Swedish scientist. John asked me to write this letter to you It is at Mr. Paragraph. left money (6. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it has the same meaning as the printed above sentence(5 points) 1. (20 points) Write a paragraph (about 150 words) on the topic “parents should allow children to watch TV” -----The end -----PART TWO: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY A. but in the end he (10. Mr. I (3.……………………………………………………………………………… 5.” she complained GRANTED ……………………………………………………………………………… C. The president (9. (5 points) That girl is quite an (1. but I felt that I (watch) was being watched It’s imperative that the wildlife program (8.

by 9.5. B 2. Rewrite the following sentences. realized 4. under 8. are 6. (should) be broadcast 9. D 3. was giving 3. hadn’t been dismissed 2. A 9. 1. a solution to the problem occurred to Alice 2. Find and correct them. 4. out 3. B 8. A 6. she was taken for a ride 5. C PART TWO: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY A. across .(5 points) 1. was being watched 8. Alice thought of a solution to the problem OCCURRED All of a sudden. most major credit cards are acceptable B. All of a sudden. for 6. The food at that new restaurant is not as good as the food at Mario’s CRY The food at that new restaurant is a far cry from the food at Mario's 4. A 7. 2. (5 points) predictablepredict did …soundsmade…sounds controllablyuncontrollably another people other people dead tolldeath toll C. 3. (5 points) 1. at 5. to be awarded 7. she was cheated RIDE ~. off 4. C 5. changed B. Regarding payment. The second sentence must be as close as possible in meaning to the first. most major credit cards are acceptable As far as payment is concerned. Fill in each blank with one appropriate preposition. back 7. A 10.” she complained GRANTED She complained that you/he/they took her for granted PART ONE: PHONETICS (10 points) 1. When she sold the jewelry at such a low price. 5. C 4. to 10. to switch off 5. using the word in the bracket. “You don’t appreciate me. into 2. was to have delivered/ was to deliver 10. There are 5 mistakes in this paragraph. Put each verb in parentheses into an appropriate form (10 points) 1. Paul went to see the bank manager about getting a loan VIEW ~ with a view to getting a loan 3.

C 5. All of a sudden.PART THREE: READING A. C 2. B 5. in 8. Paul went to see the bank manager with a view to getting a loan 3. The second sentence must be as close as possible in meaning to the first. It is at Mr. (5 points) 1. on 7. using the word in the bracket. Foster’s request that I wrote this letter to you 5. A 4. eyeful 2. (10 points) 1. The food at that new restaurant is a far cry from the food at Mario’s 4. underestimated 4. When she sold the jewelry at such a low price. Use the correct form of the words in brackets. E B. C 3. for 9. differentiate PART FIVE: WRITING A. of 6. most major credit cards are acceptable B. F 3. Passage 1: (10 points) 1. The very thought of his face at that moment makes me laugh 2. As far as payment is concerned. B 2. D 2. disregarding 3. (5 points) 1. C 4. Multiple-choice passage (5 points) 1. she was taken for a ride 5. D PART FOUR: USE OF LANGUAGE A. C 4. rather 2. D 3. Births rather than deaths lead to/ cause/ result in the high proportion of the old 3. which 4. Passage 2: (10 points) 1. handful 5. a solution to the problem occurred to Alice 2. up 5. Gap-fill: Fill in each blank space with an appropriate word. makes/ leaves 3. D 5. D B. give 10. Rewrite the following sentences. managed C. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it has the same meaning as the printed above sentence(5 points) 1. She complained that he took her for granted . Do you count Jack as one of your best friends/ Jack among your best friend? 4.