Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.
Question 1. George: “I’d like to become a tour guide. What do you think I should do?”
Mary: “ …………………………….”
A. Shall we have a package tour this summer?
B. Yes, a tour guide is a good job.
C. I don’t agree with you.
D. I think you should practice your English.
Question 2. Mary: “ How about giving me a hand?”
A. Sure. I’d be glad to help you.
B. No, not yet.
C. You are welcome.
D. Thank you
Question 3. Phil: “ You look nice in that red shirt.”
Barbara: “ ……………………………..”
A. I am interesting to hear that.
B. It’s letter nice of you to say so.
C. Are you? Thanks.
D. Oh, poor you.
Mark the A, B, C or D on the top of the first page to indicate the sentence that the word(s) that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 4. We can raise our hand slightly to show that we need help.
A. prevention B. protest
C. situation D. assistance
Question 5. The first year at colledge was the most challenging time of his life, but he thoroughly enjoyed it.
A. suddenly B. immediately
C. completely D. thoughtfully
Write the letter A, B, C or D on the top of the first page to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions.
Question 6. People say that he moved to another country.
A. It is said that he has been moved to another country.
B. He was said to have been moved to another country.
C. He was said that moved to another country.
D. He is said to have moved to another country.
Question 7. We didn’t go by air because we didn’t have enough money.
A. If we would go by air, we had enough money.
B. We would gone by air if we had enough money.
C. We had had enough money if wewould have gone by air.
D. We would have gone by air if we had had enough money.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on the top of the first page to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.
A. started B. helped
C. arrested D. decided
A. spends B. enjoys
C. speaks D. learns
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the top of the first page to indicate the sentence that the word(s) that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 10. As a sociable girl, Jennifer usually spends her free time going out with friends.
A. shy B. mischievous
C. outgoing D. caring
Question 11. Many people feel nervous when they first make a speech in public.
A. impressed B. fearful
C. confident D. upset
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on the top of the first page to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions.
A. respect B. gesture
C. polite D. divide
A. interview B. remember
C. concentrate D. company
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the top of the first page to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.
Question 14. Lan lives in the house. The house is behind my house.
A. Lan lives in the house and which it is behind my house.
B. Lan lives in the house which it is behind my house.
C. Lan lives in the house which is behind my house.
D. Lan lives in the house where is behind my house.
Question 15. Those were very difficult assignments. We spent two weeks finishing them.
A. Those assignments were too difficult that we spent two weeks finishing.
B. Those assignments were too difficult that we spent two weeks to finish them.
C. Those were such difficult assignments that we spent two weeks to finish.
D. Those assignments were so difficult that we spent two weeks finishing them.
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 16. By the end of the 21st century, Chinese astronauts …………… on Mars.
A. will be landing
B. will be landed
C. will have been landed
D. will have landed
Question 17. The………….. of the internet has played an important part in the development of communication.
A. occurrence B. invention
C. display D. research
Question 18. The villagers in this commune continue to take part in many ………………ceremonies.
A. traditions B. traditional
C. traditionalize D. traditionally
Question 19. Probably the most common way of ……… someone’s attention is by waving.
A. making B. doing
C. paying D. attracting
Question 20. Rosemary Dare …………. many international prizes up to now.
A. wins B. is winning
C. has won D. won
Question 21. We went by …………… train to the west of England.
A. the B. an
C. Φ ( no article) D. a
Question 22. Britney Spears is famous ……………. her beautiful face and sweet voice.
A. of B. by
C. on D. for
Question 23. She said that she didn’t remember whom she …………. the day before.
A. was met B. would meet
C. has met D. had met
Question 24. I …………. better now if you hadn’t talked to me about the problem last night.
A. would be felt B. would feel
C. had felt D. would have felt
Question 25. It was the kind of accident for …………….. nobody was really to blame.
A. who B. which
C. whose D. that
Question 26. Unlike most men, my father enjoys ……………….
A. cooking B. cook
C. to cook D. to cooking
Question 27. …………yesterday?
A. Did the room clean
B. Were the room cleaned
C. Had the room cleaned
D. Was the room cleaned
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions.
HOW WE LEARN A LANGUAGE
The first language you learn to speak is called your native language. As a baby, you listened to your parents or other people speaking and then imitated the sounds you heard. Babies seem to be born with an ability to learn the language they hear.
Native speakers learn as children to use the right words and arrange them in the right order without even thinking about it. If English is your native language, you know automatically that “I going bed” is wrong, but “I am going to bed” is right.
If you learn a second language, you have to memorize its words and learn its rules. That’s why learning a second language can be difficult.Young children can learn a new language very easily. If they are surrounded by people speaking a different language, they soon learn to speak it as well as their native language.
But as people grow older, it becomes more difficult to learn new languages. People gradually lose the ability to learn the grammar and pronounce the sounds of another language. People who learn a new language as adults usually have a “foreign accent” when they speak it.
(Source: Microsoft Encarta)
Question 28. According to the passage, a native language is ........
A. the first language you learn to speak.
B. a new different language you learn to speak.
C. the language you speak with a “foreign accent”.
D. a language you learn to speak as an adult.
Question 29. The phrase “surrounded by people” in paragraph 4 mostly means .........
A. having people around
B. attracting a lot of people
C. needing people
D. helping many people
Question 30. The word “them” in paragraph 2 refers to .........
A. babies B. native speakers
C. right words D. children
Question 31. Which of the following is NOT true according to the passage?
A. Babies seem to have an ability to learn the language they hear.
B. Young children have considerable difficulty learning a new language.
C. People gradually lose the ability to learn the grammar and pronounce the sounds of a new language.
D. It becomes more difficult to learn a new language when people grow older.
Question 32. According to the passage, learning a second language can be difficult because ........
A. few of you are born with an ability to learn the language you hear.
B. you must have a “foreign accent” when you speak it.
C. you must memorize its words and learn its rules.
D. you are surrounded by people speaking a different language.
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the top of the first page to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.
Question 33. My (A) mother asked me (B) where had I gone (C) the night before. (D)
Question 34. Do you (A) have to wear (B) an (C) uniform at (D) work?
Question 35. The (A) teacher with a number of (B) students are (C) in the classroom. (D)
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer sheet to indicate the correct word or prases that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
BEFORE THE INTERVIEW
You should find out as much as possible about the job and the …..(36)…….... Before the interview, you have to send a letter of application and your resumes to the company to express your interest in the job and ……..(37)……. that you might be the most suitable candidate for the position.
When you come to the interview, remember to bring with you your school certificates and letters of recommendation ……..(38)…….. your teachers or your previous employers. .……..(39)………, you may jot down your qualifications and experience that can relate to the job and prepare for the questions that are often asked during the interview.
Make sure you know where the interview is and ……...(40)……. get there. Be on time or a few minutes early. Don't forget to dress neatly and formally.
A. retail B. professor
C. wholesale D. vacancy
A. shown B. to show
C. showing D. showed
A. from B. with
C. up D. at
A. Nevertheless B. Although
C. However D. In addition
A. how getting B. how to get
C. to getting D. of getting
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