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I. Choose the word that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the
1. a. late b. paper c. lunar d. pronunciation
2. a. term b. necessary c. semester d. mother
3. a. list b. underline c. highlight d. night
4. a. proud b. pronoun c. around d. enough
5. a. revision b. festival c. postcard d. promise
II. Choose the word or phrase that best completes each unfinished sentence below or
substitutes for the underlined word or phrase.
6. The water was rising ______.
a. fast b. slow
c. fastly d. lovely
7. As you’re so unhappy there, you _____ look for another job.
a. should b. ought
c. need d. has to
8. Sally_____ him to come home early.
a. tell b. told
c. say d. ask
9. I tried my ______ not to laugh.
a. good b. well
c. better d. best
10. We should learn this poem______ .
a. by heart b. by soul
c. by many times d. by millions
11. She arrived early ______ a good seat.
a. so that to get b. in order get
c. in order to get d. so that getting
12. You must improve your spelling.
a. make something better b. become better
c. make something worse d. become worse
13. ______ is the study of the earth and its countries, mountains, rivers,
weather, etc.
a. Geography b. Physics
c. Chemistry d. Mathematics
14. We left at 6 a.m _______ late.
a. so as not to be b. so as not being
c. so as to be d. so as not being
15. He usually ______ or highlights only the words he wants to learn.
a. underlines b. understands
c. underlined d. understood
III. Choose the words or phrases that are not correct in Standard English.
16. They are very proud about their new house.
17. The first question in the exam was very hardly.
18. However, he need to improve his listen skills.
19. We should clean the floor as quick as possible.
20. How much time do you spend for learning new words?
IV. Choose the word (a, b, c, or d) that best fits each of the blank spaces.
We got up early in the morning. We (21) _____ prepared our food boxes to take with
us. We left the house and had to drive (22)____through the town traffic. However in the
countryside we drove (23) ____. After an hour we reached the foot of the mountain. We
climbed the first part easily, but when we were nearly at the top we naturally slowed
down (24) ___it was difficult. We tried (25)___to reach the top and when we did, Dad
said we had done (26) ____.
21. a. care b. careless c. careful d. carefully
22. a. slow b. slowly c. lovely d. lately
23. a. fast b. fastly c. quick d. slow
24. a. but b. however c. because d. for example
25. a. hard b. hardly c. best d. most
26. a. good b. well c. fine d. bad
V. Read the following passage and choose the item (a, b, c, or d) that best answers
each of the questions about it.
According to Dr. Lee, here are the most important things a student should do to be a
good language learner. First, you should always go to class and get to it early. Second,
you should sit straight and pay attention. And you ought to ask and answer questions in
class. Third, you should do all homework and try to use your new language outside of
class at least once every week. Finally, you mustn’t give up!

27. The author was trying to ______ .

a. show how important the language is
b. introduce a new way of language learning
c. give the reader advice on language learning
d. persuade the readers to join their new language class
28. The author wrote the passage to ______ .
a. students b. language learners
c. doctors d. engineers
29. Which of the following could be the best title of the passage?
a. How To Be a Good Language Learner
b. How To Be a Good Teacher
c. A New Way of Language Learning
d. Dr. Lee’s Ideas
30. We could replace ‘ought to’ in line 4 with _____ .
a. should b. have to
c. need d. can
31. Language learners shouldn’t _____ .
a. get to class early b. ask and answer questions in class
c. be absent from school d. use the new language outside of class