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Đề thi chọn đội tuyển dự thi HsG quốc gia lớp 12 thpt
NĂM HỌC 2010 - 2011

Mụn thi: Tiếng Anh
Thời gian làm bài: 180 phỳt (không kể thời gian phát đề)
Ngày thi: 08 tháng 10 năm 2010

Điểm bài thi: Bằng số ………… Bằng chữ………………………
Chữ ký của người chấm thi:
Số 1 ………………………………………..

Số phách (do CT hội đồng ghi)

Số 2: ……………………………………….

(Thớ sinh làm bài trực tiếp trên đề thi)
Part I. Find the word whose bold part is pronounced differently. Circle the letter preceding the
correct answer (A, B, C or D). (10 pts)
1. A. manufacture
B. mature
C. pasture
D. agriculture
2. A. explanation
B. preparation
C. observatory
D. cooperation
3. A. southern
B. mathematics
C. breathe
D. trustworthy
4. A. sergeant
B. servant
C. service
D. sermon
5. A. recite
B. reconcile
C. refund
D. reproduce
6. A. foot
B. stood
C. wood
D. food
7. A. explosion
B. exploration
C. expertise
D. expedition
8. A. chooses
B. increases
C. releases
D. practises
9. A. procedure
B. programme
C. progress
D. profile
10. A. sacred
B. embedded
C. ragged
D. shrugged
Part 2. Identify the word whose stress pattern is different from that of the other words in the same
group. Circle the letter preceding the correct answer (A, B, C or D). (10 pts)
1. A. trigonometry
B. explanatory
C. immediately
D. democracy
2. A. argumentative
B. psychological
C. contributory
D. hypersensitive
3. A. assassinate
B. equality
C. intelligence
D. understanding
4. A. majority
B. ceremony
C. astronomy
D. opinion
5. A. managerial
B. determination
C. unbelievable
D. inability
6. A. tropical
B. commercial
C. disastrous
D. extensive
7. A. experience
B. hurricane
C. volcano
D. material
8. A. accept
B. unique
C. successful
D. laughter
9. A. independence
B. politician
C. immortality
D. socialism
10. A. confer
B. offer
C. prefer
D. deter
Part 1: Choose the word or phrase that best completes each sentence. Circle the letter preceding the
correct answer (A, B, C or D). (5 pts)
1. Thousands of _______ are already signing up for this new telephone service.
A individuals
B subscribers
C applicants
D interviewees
2. This is a _______ example of what not to do.
A critical
B pure
C simple
D prime
3. Job losses are mainly in the _______ sectors of the industry.
A blue-collar
B red-collar
C stiff-collar
D high-collar
4. Unfortunately she has been given an _______ task.
A insurmountable
B undeveloped
C inoperable
D unsolved
5. It was a big _______ for her to give up her acting career to look after her family.
A trial
B sacrifice
C endeavour
D test

however little exercises they have had. __________________ __________________ 3. Moreover. It’s (explain)_______________. 5. __________________ __________________ 2. A twist B spin C turn D spinning 10. activities which ought to have a refreshing effect. Ironically.6. one way of sending someone to sleep is to put him or her into boring situation where the intellectual effort is minimal. Brasilia carefully 7 (plan)___________ for modern living. Even invalids. 8. A openings B handling C dealings D contacts 9. There is no proof connection between physical exertion and the need for sleep. She is very efficient. Write your answers in the space provided below the passage. __________________ __________________ 7. we must ask “tired of what?” People certainly feel tired in the end of a hard day’s manual work. We are told there will be little economic _______ this year. A housed B domiciled C resident D placed 8. People used to suffer from life-time physical (normal)_______________. 3. much of it 1(not yet develop)___________. 9. Nor is the desire for sleep relating to mental fatigue. I have always (envious)_______________ your lifestyle. (10 pts) Though Brazil is one of the richest countries in the world. the manual workers will still feel tired even after an evening spent relaxing in front of the television or read a book. People want to sleep. Voters find it difficult to believe politicians because the latter use so many _______ doctors. 6. Nevertheless. Human beings are the worst (pollute)_______________ on earth. 7. She died in (child)_______________. I have no wish to have any _______ with a firm like that. (10 pts) As we feel tired at bed-time. 5(design)___________ by the great architect Lucio Costa. __________________ __________________ 4. 6 (replace)____________ Rio de Janeiro as the capital of Brazil in 1960. Brasilia. sleep comes more slowly to people who have had an intellectual stimulating day. Your answers: 1. The point seems so obviously that hardly anyone has ever sought to question it. No one can understand Lewis’s behaviour. __________________ __________________ 6. just because their minds are still full in thoughts when they retire. 2. but it is also true that office workers feel equally tired when bed-time come. Find them and correct them. __________________ __________________ 8. Its wide roads. (5 pts) 1. The students at this university are _______ in blocks of flats on the campus. The cost of (carry)_______________ must be paid by the buyer. Nobody gets (prefer)_______________ treatment in this office. the new city. __________________ __________________ 9. Part 3: The passage below contains 10 mistakes. 9(keep)___________ away from living areas. which 8(can take)______________ fourteen lanes of traffic. Diseased cells must be killed while their neighbours are left (harm)_______________. confined to beds or wheelchairs. __________________ __________________ 5. 4. __________________ __________________ 10. 10. The word in italics should be put in the correct position in relation to the verb. They are showing a _______ of a 1930’s musical at the Theatre Royal. __________________ __________________ Part 4: Put the verb in parentheses in the correct tense or form. A resurrection B revival C retake D repeat 7. become tired as the evening wears on. A progress B forwards C movements D progression Part 2: Use the correct form of the words given in brackets to fill in the space. It 2(be)_________ mainly for this reason that the Brazilian government 3 (decide)___________ to have a new city 4(build)___________ 600 miles north-west of Rio de Janeiro. it is natural to assume that we sleep because we are tired. After the (taking)_______________ several employees lost their jobs. Children 10(not have to PAGE 2 OF 8 . In fact. and (fail)_______________ polite to customers.

B. _________________ 2. (65 PTS) Part 1: Read the following passage and circle the letter preceding the correct answer (A. or D) which best fits each gap. Brasilia quickly 19 (establish)_____________ itself as the capital of the country. PAGE 3 OF 8 . Tuesday’s performance (16)_______ the presence (17)_______ the Prince and Princess of Wale will go ahead (18)_______ Ms Bumbry. (1) ______ advertisements and (2) ______ media all concentrate on (3) ______ subject. protecting the mammoths’ young from other animals. Women’s magazines. Yerdi’s Aida is being performed (5)_______ London’s Earl’s Court Arena (6)_______ a cast of 600 singers. Your answers: 1. _______________ 16. hairy mammoth. They even give (6) ______ impression that if you use (7) ______ certain shampoo or cosmetic. Mammoth tusks are the biggest teeth of any known creature. Part 6: Fill in each gap with a suitable preposition. and your friends may create (9) ______ atmosphere of (10) _______ competition. _______________ 13. (5 pts) A lot of pressures are encouraging you to worry about your appearance. but had promised to be “ all right on the night even if my nose drops like the Nile”. ________________ 19. Since 1960. ________________ 17. the population 18(grow)____________ all the time. _________________ 4. the or ỉ (no article) in each of the numbered blanks. for in these specially 13(design)____________ living areas. and brushing away snow. astonishingly. _______________ 15. SECTION III. Then. and they bombard you with (4) ______ warnings about (5) ______ bad breath. More than 15. _________________ 8. the government 15(have)____________ great difficulties in 16(persuade)_____________ people to leave Rio and 17(settle)____________ in Brasilia.MAMMOTHS AND MASTODONS The elephant has some distant relatives called mammoths. but several days later he (5)_______ the courage to return and cut the mammoth’s tusks . you will become attractive to (8) ______ boys. American soprano Grace Bumbry (7)_______ the title role was suffering (8)_______ hay fever. an. _________________ 3. perspiration. ________________ 18. _________________ 10. ________________ 11. dancers and actors. apparently (3)_______. Housewives 12(can visit)____________ shopping centres on foot.her role will be taken (19)_______ Martina Arroyo (20)_______ Italy. cars 14(be) ______________ unnecessary. She was taken (13)_______ a dressing room where she put on Ms Bumbry costume and was made up. READING. _________________ 5.out of the ice to sell them. (15 pts) TWO CREATURES OF THE PAST . being too fat or too thin. At first. a man walking along the banks of the River Lena in Siberia (1)_______ a starting discovery.000 years ago people painted pictures of them on cave walls. He immediately ran (4)_______ in terror. ________________ 20. _______________ 14. The idea to have the capital moved so far inland 20(have)_____________ a great effect on the future of Brazil.its two enormous teeth . These tusks were (7)_______ to good use. Peering into a wall of ice. Your parents may become involved in this process by encouraging you to think about your appearance. _________________ 7. _________________ 9. _______________ 12. ________________ Part 5: Insert a. _________________ 6.cross)____________ busy streets 11(go)____________ to school. which lived in the Stone Age. however. (10 pts) The star (1)_______ the largest scale opera performance over staged (2)_______ Britain pull out (3)_______ its opening night (4)_______ Sunday. in 1799. C. some (6)_______ a length of five meters. he could (2)_______ see the shape of a massive. Half way (9)_______ the performance she was unable to continue and was replaced (10)_______ mid-performance (11)_______ Russian soprano Ghena Dimitrova who was sitting (12)_______ the audience watching the show . She was ready to go (14)_______ the stage (15)_______ a longer than usual interval.

thought Mr. influenced Part 2: Read the following passage and circle the correct answer (marked A. He is knowledgeable about art and architecture. 4. “He’s only a reproduction . It was a misty November evening and the train was half empty. He is the last person in the world to give way to fantasy.To most of us. 2. (20 pts) My lawyer. Like mammoths. past D. When Mr. 5. completing D. came D. his companion laughed and said. attachment C. quantities A. 1. kept D. diversions C. therefore. mastodon may also have had a hairy coat. 8. His name. and even more about the subjects of certain portraits. found C. became C. There was no-one in the room and Mr. computer studies of the decrease in mammoth (12)_______ suggest that it was a particular (13)_______ of over-hunting by humans. B. so he says. looking out D. though he doesn't pretend to be an expert by any means. However. We do not know why mastodons (11)_______ extinct. bushy hair and bright intelligent eyes. caused C. just C. Turner did not pay much attention to this because people wear all sorts of extravagant clothes these days and he had long grown accustomed to them. is the only man I know who has seen a ghost. he found himself standing in front of a full-length portrait of a dark young man in tight trousers and an embroidered PAGE 4 OF 8 . He was dressed rather oddly in a long waisted coat with silver buttons. regular C. His companion had disappeared. 6. tight trousers and an embroidered waistcoat. numbers D. Mr. away B. Presently. had D. However at the first stop a passenger jumped in. Moved by some impulse. enjoyed B. and he was on his way to visit an exhibition. Turner dropped off. 12. Turner asked his opinion of the portrait of a famous judge by an artist he admired. all the more surprising that he should so insistent about the ghost. even D. while B. turned A. He seemed out of breath as if he had been running. selected D. made A. 3. A few days later. well D. In fact for the first part of the journey Mr. frequent B. as people do on long journeys. familiar D. desired C. in the woodlands of eastern North America. he said. perhaps. for he seemed to know a great deal about varnishes and paints. increasing A. but thousands of years earlier.a good one I agree but you can't talk to a reproduction. Turner was interested to cover that the young man was very knowledgeable about Art . takes a modest holiday abroad every year and spends his Sundays gardening. Without knowing quite how he had got there. when A. experienced D. across A. slamming the door behind him. felt B. 9 10.” He spoke as though the person in the portrait were still living. combination A. went B. but (9)_______ mammoths mainly ate grass on the plains. 14. After a while the carriage got hot and steamy and Mr. and (14)_______ in the climate at that time which (15)_______ to their disappearance. mammoths are probably the most (8)_______ of the elephant’s extinct relatives. or D) to each of the questions that follow. led D. watching out A. Turner looked about him. totals C. grew A. connection D. Mr. rather A. mastodons (10)_______ to eat twigs and leaves. changes B. He has a wife and two children of whom he is proud. addition B. preferred A. was Joseph Hart. reaching B. Turner had the carriage to himself and sat dozing over a newspaper. usual A.a picture restorer. like this: He was travelling from London to the North of England by train. It seemed that he worked in a famous London Art Gallery . He is a quiet even-tempered man whose life is spent in dealing with facts. lived another of the elephant’s relatives called the mastodon. 11. Turner found himself near the Art particular portraits. The attendant directed him to a room devoted to early nineteenth century portraits of well-known men. set C. quite B. transformations A. C. watching over B. he went in and enquired for Joseph Hart. He was a striking looking young man with dark. adjustments D. as C. did C. guided B. expanding C. 13. Turner. put A. It is. looking after C. 15. Mr. amounts B. It happened. Turner. 7. held B. the two men got into conversation. A. out C. Mr. took B. He woke up just as the train was drawing up at a junction with a grinding of brakes. having returned to London.

B. A. B. Mr. paint reproductions of old pictures. D. Part 3: Fill each numbered blank in the following passage with one most suitable sentence given in the list below. B. the carriage was half-empty. D. Turner first realize that the passenger had gone? A. D. D. he was running. he was amused. After the train had stopped. insensitive 2. 8. The passenger’s clothes didn’t seem strange to Mr. the train was just leaving. In the past of the gallery that Mr. no-one else was looking at the pictures. 4. When Mr. He had planned to do so. so there may be a number of customs for this within the country. C. When the train started. he had seen a lot of people in strange clothes. intended to learn more about Art. D. C. It is also one of the first aspects of a different culture we feel to adopt. we put the knife and fork across each other on the middle of the plate. Turner looked at the portrait of Joseph Hart _______. or some other neutral and safe topics. Turner _______. B. 6. Mr. 1800-1835. Even the way knives and forks fence in the plates makes a little frame for the plate and defines separate arenas of action all around the table. PAGE 5 OF 8 . When did Mr. In Indonesia. C. C. the judge wasn’t alive. A. He had never been there before. When we are resting during the meal. Gentleman. he smiled at it. be an Art Expert. 5. even when we are not aware of them. knew something about Art. B. B. (2)_______. Consider further where the dishes are positioned on the table. C. the judge was still alive. rather than one common arena of action as is the case of cultures where all the diners share from the common dishes. Indonesia is itself a very multicultural society. B. The Chinese custom of all the diners eating from a range of central dishes is different from the Western way of having servings on separate plates. pretended to take an interest in Art. Conversation is held before or after the meal itself. C. (5)_______. Although he was a lawyer. he thought it smiled at him. In Australia. The eyes smiled at him with a hint of amusement. The table manners that accompany the food are not so obvious. sensible D. In Australia. 3. D. D. A. there were a lot of nineteenth century people. he was painting. imaginative B. fantastic C. But not all Indonesians may do this. he was used to wearing strange clothes. He suddenly decided to. The talking passes from one person to another and is often about an issue that has been in the news. A. Turner was directed to _______. (10 pts) Food is one of the things we notice about different cultures. Just before the train stopped. pretended to know a lot about Art. 7. D. He was walking past there. C. when we have finished eating the main course we put the knife and fork across the middle of the plate parallel to each other with the handles facing towards us. D. A.waistcoat. it is expected that everyone will talk during a meal. When the behaviors of a culture are visibly in contrast. Turner thought the young man might _______. Turner go into the Art Gallery? A. C. When the passenger entered Mr. (3)_______. he liked people who wore strange clothes. When the train was leaving the station. a new movie. 9. be an Art Dealer. Turner? A. C. 10. he hadn’t seen it. Why wouldn’t the passenger give an opinion on the portrait of the judge? A. A. some students tell me. they are most powerful. Turner’s compartment _______. everyone he knew wore strange clothes. he didn’t recognize it. (1)_______. What kind of person was Mr. The name-plate at the foot of the picture read: Joseph Hart. the picture was a copy. B. the fork and the spoon are crossed as in Australian resting position. Why did Mr. B. renew old pictures. there were a lot of pictures by unknown people. 1. (4)_______. he only saw one portrait. Turner because _______.

_____________ 4. This expresses a different relationship between people and shows lines of community in contrast to the Westerner’s separate plates. ________________ 18. _________________ 6. The news of______________________________________________________________________ 2. but it was really his early experiences of poverty (16)______ made him careful with his (17)______ He died in Switzerland in 1977. forks. (18) ______ the age of 88. but what he loved (8)______ was working in the theatre. so he went to Hollywood. _________________ 3.A. or chopsticks. ________________ 20. ________________ 19. H. E. Just imagine some of the different table manners we might encounter at a class dinner when a range of cultures are represented! Your answers: 1. Jane_____________________________________________________________________________ 4. (10 pts) 1. (11)______ he eventually became both an actor and a film director. ________________ SECTION IV: WRITING. the way we place our eating tools. We need to remember that table manners change within cultures. (9)______ he was about 15 he joined a travelling theatre company and went on trips to America. _________________ 7. I haven’t been swimming for nearly a year. (70 PTS) Part 1: Finish the second sentence in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before. A barbecue or a dinner with a few friends will have different rules. (3)______ of them was very successful. On (10) ______ such tour he was offered a part in a film. (19)______ is now a statue of him in Leicester Square. (20 pts) He was born in a very poor part of London. _____________ 3. He was known to be a perfectionist and sometimes (12)______ the other actors repeat a scene many times (13)______ he was finally satisfied with it. Your answers: 1. Many people found (14) ______ difficult and some accused him of (15)______ mean.____________ 2. Then there the complex issue of accepting or declining an offer. His name was Charlie Chaplin. His father (1) ______ a comedian and his mother worked (2)______ a dancer and singer. Write your answers in the provided space below the passage. F. he was only five years old. the city of his (20)______ and early upbringing. _______________ 12._____________ 5. G. C. ________________ 11. In China. ________________ 17. _________________ 8. _______________ 14. He did many kinds of jobs. The news that he would be going to university pleased his parents very much. PAGE 6 OF 8 . the chopsticks go crossways across the top of the plate with the handles facing towards the right. at one time they were (5)______ poor that he and his brothers had only one pair of shoes (6)______ them and they had to take turns wearing them. B. The first time he himself earned any money (7)______ dancing and singing. our knives. however._____________ Part 4: Fill each blank with ONE suitable word. Thought must _____________________________________________________________________ 3. D. _______________ 13. it is considered impolite to speak while the meal is in progress. After the meal. and the family had very (4)______ money. _________________ 2. _________________ 10. In many Eastern cultures. _______________ 16. _________________ 9. It isn’t possible that Jane was absent from work today. _________________ 4. is also culturally defined. London. _______________ 15. We must think about ways of improving the transport system. as that is the hand that holds the chopsticks. _________________ 5.

You must accept the fact that she has left you. (20 pts) ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ PAGE 7 OF 8 . It makes_________________________________________________________________________ Part 2: Write a new sentence so that it has the same meaning as the original sentence. (DISPUTE) ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Allow yourself 20 minutes for this task. It doesn’t matter which chemical you put into the mixture first. You should write at least 150 words. The result will be the same. (ACCOUNT) ________________________________________________________________________________ 4. You must make allowances for his inexperience. but I think that can be questioned. They claim to provide the best service in business. using the word in capital letters. (10 pts) 1. This word must not be altered in any way.The_____________________________________________________________________________ 5. (TERMS) ________________________________________________________________________________ Part 3: Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information in the graph below. I really don’t know what you’re talking about. (FAINTEST) ________________________________________________________________________________ 5. (ATTENDANCE) ________________________________________________________________________________ 3. The boy does whatever his father wants in an obedient way.

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. (30 pts) Studying the English language in an English-speaking country is the best but not the only way to learn language. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? You should write at least 250 words.___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Part 4: Write a composition about the following topic. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ -THE END(Đề thi này có 08 trang) PAGE 8 OF 8 .

(10 pts) 1. ỉ 2.5 point/ an answer= 10 points) 1. persuading 7. has been carefully planned 17. D 7. do not have to cross 20. the 4. A 5. with 7. or D) best fits each gap. C 2. built 14. designed 4. B 7. has quickly established 10. D 10. can visit 3. ỉ 5. to settle 8. of 18. proof → obvious → at → comes → reading → proven 6. Find them and correct them.D 3. B 2. D 3. A 2. the 3. ỉ 9. C 10. read 5. D 2. C 3. have been kept 19. C. B 6. from 9. Identify the word whose stress pattern is different from that of the other words in the same group. are 5. B 6. the 7. of 2. come 4. (0. by 12. replaced 16. ỉ Part 6. (0. A 8. decided 13. A 15. on 5. to go 2. B 8. B 14. in 3. (1 point for one correct answer = 15points) VIBTN1217 1. (5 pts) 0. can take 18. in 8. B. onto 15. A 6. without 19. will have Part 5: articles (5 pts) 0. after 16. obviously 2. B 2. (10 pts) 1. by 20. boring situation → exercise → related → intellectually → of → a boring situation Part 4: Put the verb in parentheses in the correct tense or form. B 11. in 17. on 4. C 7. (5 pts). at 6. was 12. Find the word whose bold part is pronounced differently. D 3. intellectual 9. B 5. in 3. in 10. C PAGE 9 OF 8 . B 4. has not yet been developed 11.5 point for one correct answer= 5 points) 1. (10 pts).5 point for one correct answer= 10 points) 1.5 point for one correct answer= 5 points) 1. D 9. A 4. to 14. A 9. Designed 15. B 9. A 12. Prepositions (10 pts). in 11. has been growing 9. B 6.5 point for one correct answer= 5 points) 1 polluters 6 carriage 2 inexplicable 7 unharmed 3 unfailingly 8 preferential 4 envied 9 abnormalities 5 takeover 10 childbirth Part 3: The passage below contains 10 mistakes.2011 Mụn thi: Tiếng Anh Ngày thi: 08 tháng 10 năm 2010 ========== SECTION I: PHONOLOGY (20 PTS) 1. A 7. B 10 A Part 2: Use the correct form of the words given in brackets to fill in the space. relating 8.HƯỚNG DẪN CHẤM ĐỀ THI CHỌN ĐỘI TUYỂN DỰ THI HSG QUỐC GIA LỚP 12 THPT NĂM HỌC 2010 . READING (65 PTS) Part 1: Read the following passage and decide which answer (A. A 10. an 10. in 13. B 5. ỉ 6. C 9.A 4. D 8. A 8. a 8. though 10. (0. exercises 7. had 6. from SECTION III. (10 pts) (1 point for one correct answer = 10 points) 1. A 5. D 4. D 13. B SECTION II: LEXICO – GRAMMAR (45 PTS) Part 1: Choose the word or phrase that best completes each sentence.

G 5. Language: (30% of total mark) Sample answer. In general.D. In this case. 3. A 4. as exchange students for example.You must come to terms with the fact that she has left you. C 3. However. their knowledge of grammar is often quite advanced. being 6.The news of his going to university pleased his parents very much. 3. 9. (2 points for one correct answer = 20 points) 1.C. 2. that/ which 7. as 12. Organization & Presentation: (30% of total mark) 3. Although their spoken English is not usually of a very high standard.It makes no difference which chemical you put into the mixture first. (2 point for one correct answer= 10 points) 1. 2. 5 . Part 2: Write a new sentence so that it has the same meaning as the original sentence. studying the basics of English at secondary school is less stressful than learning the language while overseas. 6. 7. Secondly. by/ through/ from/ for 17. You must take his inexperience into account Or You must take account of his inexperience 4.A. most students in non-English-speaking countries learn English at secondary school.C. a good idea to study English in a country such as Britain. but I think that they can be in dispute/ open to dispute. paying for their study and living costs.C. where 2. The boy dances attendance on his father.Jane must have been at work today. Thought must be given to ways of improving the transport system . even though it is preferable to study English in an English-speaking country. there are obvious advantages of learning English in Britain. 10. (10 pts)(2 points for one correct answer = 10 points) 1. H 2. This is certainly useful when students come to an English-speaking country to perfect the language.B. Part 3: Graph writing (20 points) Part 4: Composition (30points) Notes: The mark given to parts 3 and 4 is based on the following scheme: 1. one babyhood SECTION IV: WRITING (70 PTS) Part 1: Finish the second sentence in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before. 3 . and trying to survive in a foreign country where day to day living causes much stress. 5. This word must not be altered in any way. but attention can be given to developing reading and writing skills as well. In the first place. most/ especially/ particularly/ passionately 18. if students attend a language school full-time. Content: (40% of total mark) 2. birth/ origin(s)/ childhood/ infancy 10.C. therefore. made/ insisted/ demanded 3.C. 2. They claim to provide the best service in business. so 15. little 14. (2 point for one correct answer= 10 points) 1 . a reasonable level of English can be achieved in one's own country. There 9. B Part 4: Fill each blank with ONE suitable word. Neither 13. I don’t have the faintest idea what you’re talking about. the teachers will be native speakers.B Part 3: Fill each numbered blank in the following passage with one most suitable sentence given in the list below. Furthermore.D. if a student is gifted and dedicated to study. Studying a language in a country where it is widely spoken has many advantages. It is. at best/ doing 19. (20 pts) (2 points for one correct answer = 20 points) 1.The last time I went swimming was nearly a year ago. before/ till/ until 4. This is because students living at home do not have to worry about problems such as finding accommodation.Part 2: Read the following passage and choose the correct answer. When 20. I believe it is not the only way to learn the language. Every day there are opportunities to practice listening to and speaking with British people. 4 . him/ Chaplin/ it/ his 5. was 11. using the word in capital letters. students can experience the culture firsthand. and sometimes at university nowadays. (289 words) TOTAL: 200/10 = 20 POINTS PAGE 10 OF 8 . This is especially true if they choose to live with a British family. However. not only will students' speaking and listening skills improve. between 16. 5. which is a great help when trying to understand the language. Also. money/ cash 8. 8. 4.

UBND TỈNH BẮC NINH SỞ GIÁO DỤC .2011 Mụn thi: Tiếng Anh Thời gian làm bài: 180 phỳt (khụng kể thời gian phỏt đề) Ngày thi: 08 thỏng 10 năm 2010 ========== Thông tin về thí sinh (do thí sinh ghi) Cán bộ coi thi (Ký và ghi rõ họ tên) 1..2011 Mụn thi: Tiếng Anh Thời gian làm bài: 180 phỳt (khụng kể thời gian phỏt đề) Ngày thi: 08 thỏng 10 năm 2010 ========== ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC Thông tin về thí sinh (do thí sinh ghi) Cán bộ coi thi (Ký và ghi rõ họ tên) 1.. Họ tên: ……………………………………………… Số 1: 2.. Nơi sinh: ……………………………………….…. Số 2: ………………………………………………………… …………………..….... Số 2: ………………………………………………………… ………………….… …………………. Số báo danh: …………………………………. 5. Học sinh trường: ………………………………..... 5. Số phách (do hội đồng ghi) 3.ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ THI CHỌN ĐỘI TUYỂN DỰ THI HSG QUỐC GIA LỚP 12 THPT NĂM HỌC 2010 .….. Họ tên: ……………………………………………… Số 1: 2. Nơi sinh: ………………………………………. Ngày sinh: ………………………………………..…… UBND TỈNH BẮC NINH SỞ GIÁO DỤC . Học sinh trường: ……………………………….ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC ĐỀ THI CHỌN ĐỘI TUYỂN DỰ THI HSG QUỐC GIA LỚP 12 THPT NĂM HỌC 2010 ..…… PAGE 11 OF 8 . Số báo danh: …………………………………. Số phách (do hội đồng ghi) 3.… …………………. Ngày sinh: ……………………………………….. 4.. 4.….

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