I.                   Choose the word that is stressed differently from the rest.
1. ††††††† A. motion††††††††††††††††††††††† B. begin†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. century††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. musical

2. ††††††† A. international†††††††††††††† B. competition†††††††††††††††††† C. university††††††††††††††††††††† D. examination

II. †††††Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the rest.

3.†††††††† A. became†††††††††††††††††††††† B. nation††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. cultural†††††††††††††††††††††††† D. education

4. ††††††† A. finally†††††††††††††††††††††††† B. establish††††††††††††††††††††††† C. typical†††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. historical

III. Choose the best option to complete each sentence below.

5. Actors are those who appear in front of a camera and take part of the characters in a film.

††††††††††† A. persons in a film†††††† B. scriptwriters††††††††††††††††† C. directors††††††††††††††††††††††† D. cinematographers

6. In the history of the World Cup, Brazil is the first team to win the ______ five times.

††††††††††† A. elimination††††††††††††††††† B. victory†††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. champion††††††††††††††††††††† D. trophy

7. Van Mieu becamea place to ______ the most brilliant scholars of the nation in 1482.

††††††††††† A. memorize†††††††††††††††††† B. present††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. establish††††††††††††††††††††††† D. achieve

8. Schools must try to make science more ______ to youngsters.

††††††††††† A. attract†††††††††††††††††††††††† B. attraction†††††††††††††††††††††† C. attractive††††††††††††††††††††† D. attractively

9. A couple of decades ago, ______ noticed Panamaís climate was slowly growing drier.

††††††††††† A. science††††††††††††††††††††††† B. scientific†††††††††††††††††††††† C. scientifically††††††††††††††††† D. scientists

10. Housework has ______ been regarded as womenís work.

††††††††††† A. tradition††††††††††††††††††††† B. traditional†††††††††††††††††††† C. traditionally†††††††††††††††† D. traditionalism

11. Whatís the tallest building ______ the world?††††††††††††††

††††††††††† A. on†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. in†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. at†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. above

12. I met a man ______ knows you.

††††††††††† A. who††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. whom††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. which††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. whose

13. I met a man ______ sister knows you.

††††††††††† A. whom†††††††††††††††††††††††† B. who†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. whose†††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. which

14. I feel like ______ a nice cool glass of lemonade.

††††††††††† A. have††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. having††††††††††††††††††††††††† C. to have††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. to having

15. When you take the scissors, remember ______ them back.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††† A. putting††††††††††††††††††††††† B. to putting††††††††††††††††††††† C. put†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. to put

IV. Read the passage careful, then choose the correct answers to the question or the best option to complete each statement below.

††††††††††† Originally, all films were made to be shown in movie theatres. The development of television has allowed films to be broadcast to larger audiences, usually after the films are no longer being shown in theatres. Recording technology has also enabled consumers to rent or buy copies of films on video tapes or DVDs, and Internet downloads may be available and have started to become good sources for the film companies.

†† ††††††Some films are now made specifically for TV movies or direct-to-video. These films are often considered not to be as interesting as films that are shown in theatres. And indeed, some films are not enjoyed. The movie theatre pays an average of about 55% of its tickets sales to the movie studio, as films rental fees. Actually, when the film is shown on the first days the theatre has to pay higher price to the movie studio and then the money is decreased after the duration of the filmís showing.

†††††† According to a study made in 2000, about 26% of Hollywood movie studiosí worldwide income came from box office ticket sales; 46% came from DVD sales to consumers; and 28% came from television broadcast.

16. Films ________.

††††††††††† A. are only shown on TV††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. are only shown in movie theatres

††††††††††† C. cannot be seen in family ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. are broadcast to larger audiences on TV

17. Film viewers ________ .

††††††††††† A. cannot enjoy a film at home†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. have to go to the theatre to enjoy a film††††† C. can enjoy a film through the Internet†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. cannot enjoy a film through the Internet

18. Consumers can rent or buy copies of films on video tapes or DVDs thanks to ________.

††††††††††† A. recording technology †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. television

††††††††††† C. the invention of the Internet†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. Internet downloads

19. Films made specifically for TV movies or direct-to-video are often considered________ films that are shown in theatres.

††††††††††† A. not to be as interesting as†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. to be as interesting as

††††††††††† C. to be much more interesting than†††††††††††††††††††††††† D. to be more interesting than

20. The money that the movie theatre has to pay for the movie studio is called ________.

††††††††††† A. worldwide income††††† B. film rental fees††††††††††† C. ticket sales†††††††††††††††††††† D. DVD sales

V. Complete the passage with the words provided.

††††††† In 1904, FIFA, the governing body for football, was set up. At its first meeting, FIFA______ (21)to organize a world championship. But it was not until 1930 ______(22) the first World Cup was held. Only 13 teams took part in the first tournament. The host ______(23), Uruguay, gained a victory over Argentina in the final and became the first ______ (24)in the history of the World Cup. By 2002, the world ______ (25)17 World Cup tournaments.

21.†††††† A. plans†††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. planned††††††††††††††††††††††† C. was planning†††††††††††††††† D. had planned

22.†††††† A. when†††††††††††††††††††††††††† B. in which††††††††††††††††††††††† C. at which††††††††††††††††††††††† D. that

23.†††††† A. nation†††††††††††††††††††††††† B. national†††††††††††††††††††††††† C. international††††††††††††††††† D. internationally

24.†††††† A. championship†††††††††††† B. champion†††††††††††††††††††† C. runner-up††††††††††††††††††††† D. winner

25.†††††† A. witnessed†††††††††††††††††† B. has witnessed††††††††††††††† C. witnesses†††††††††††††††††††††† D. had witnessed



I. Give the correct tense of the verbs in brackets.

  1. She (run) into the tree before she saw it.

††††††††††† She hadrun into the tree before she saw it.

  1. Van Mieu (build) in 1070 in the Ly dynasty.

Van Mieu wasbuilt in 1070 in the Ly dynasty.

  1. They (work) on this site for three months.

They haveworked on this site for three months.

  1. She (finish) her homework two hours ago

She finished her homework two hours ago.

  1. When he came, I (listen) to the radio.

When he came, I waslistening to the radio.

II. Rewrite the sentences as directed:

  1. What a pity he didnít have enough money to buy books to study.

††††† I wish he had had enough money to buy books to study.

  1. His parents were very disappointed because he failed his exam.

If he hadnít failed his exam, his parents wouldnít/couldníthavebeenvery / so disappointed.

  1. I don't have enough free time so I can't take much exercise.

If I had enough free time, I could / would take much exercise.

III. Change the following sentences into passive voice:

  1. Nobody has treated me with such kindness before.
    I havenít been treated with such kindness before.
  2. What time can the boys hand in those papers?
    What time can those papers be handed in by the boys?
  3. Your story brings back pleasant memories.
    Pleasant memories are brought back by your story.
  4. The teacher gave each of us two exercise books.
    Each of us was given two exercise books by the teacher.
    (Two exercise books were given to each of us by the teacher.)

IV. Clause and phrase of purpose.

  1. Mr Thompson is learning Vietnamese. He wishes to read Kim Van Kieu. (Phrase of purpose)

Mr Thompson is learning Vietnamese to/ in order to/ so as to read Kim Van Kieu.

  1. Lan often goes home as soon as the class is over. She doesnít want her mother to wait for her. (Clause of purpose)

Lan often goes home as soon as the class is over so that/ in order that her mother wonít/ canítwait for her.

  1. He had a telephone installed in his car. He wanted his secretary to be able to contact him whenever necessary. (Phrase of purpose)

He had a telephone installed in his car in order for his secretary to be able to contact him whenever necessary.

  1. They got up very early. They wanted to get to the top of the hill before sunrise. (Clause of purpose)

††††††††††† They got up very early so that/ in order that they could/ would get to the top of the hill before sunrise.


V. Comparison.

  1. I was not as fit as you.

You were fitter than me ( I was)

  1. No one in Jeannyís class is as tall as her.

Jeanny is the tallest girl in her class.

  1. The university was further than the college.

The college was not so/ as far as the university.

  1. California is the most famous state in the USA.

No state in the USA is as famous as California.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

VI. Listening.

1.      1940

2.      Powerful

3.      Participate

4.      Club

5.      1977