I. Listen and fill in each blank with the word your hear.
A Balloon on the Tail
Today is New Year's Day. In the (1) _______ , Kerry, a little mouse and her mother are going to grandmother's She is very (2) _______ because she is (3) _______ nice clothes.
"Good morning, Kerry," a little rabbit sees them, "you look (4) _______ today",
"But, look at your beautiful (5) _______" says the rabbit, "It is (6) _______ the ground".
"Oh, my god" says Kerry and she (7) _______ her long tail with hands. Then there comes a dog with a big balloon.
"Why do you carry your tail,Kerry?" asks the dog. "Because it touches the ground. It will be (8) _______ "
"Oh, don't (9) _______. I can help you."
Then the dog ties a big (10) _______ on Kerry's tail.
"That's OK," says the dog, "Your tail won't touch the ground again.
II. Choose the word that is stressed differently from that of the other words.
A. refreshment B. horrible
C. exciting D. intention
A. difficult B. relevant
C. volunteer D. interesting
III. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others.
A. clothing B. ethnic
C. weather D.though
A. humorous B. compose
C. decorate D. innovate
A. currency B. business
C. compulsory D. puppet
IV. Choose the best answer.
Question 16. The girls are making fun ______me so I’m very embarrassed.
A. to B. for
C. with D. of
Question 17. Physical changes are different for everyone, so you don’t need to feel embarrassed or ______
A. frustrated B. calm
C. confident D. delighted
Question 18. I wish my parents could put themselves in my ______.
A. situation B. shoes
C. feelings D. heart
Question 19. Do you need to be that stressed______?
A. on B. in
C. out D. with
Question 20. Six people applied for the job, but four of them were ______
A. turned down B. turned up
C. turned on D. turned off
Question 21. I passed ______ the news I had heard from the town and the other villages.
A. in B. on
C. to D. at
Question 22. I wish my friends spent less time ______ computer games and more time outdoors.’
A. play B. to play
C. playing D. played
Question 23. At night they used to entertain ______ by telling and acting out stories.
A. them B. their
C. themselves D. they
Question 24. ______ you need some help, I'll come over this afternoon.
A. Unless B. While
C. Since D. Although
Question 25. We won’t go out ______ it stops raining.
A. if not B. unless
C. when D. if
V. Read the text and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D for each of the gaps.
After a tour in Cu Chi, we are moving to Mot Thoang Vietnam craft village (26) ______ at Phu Binh Village, Ho Chi Minh City. Arriving at Mot Thoang Vietnam, we observe on-the-spot (27) ______craft persons weave tho cam (ethnic brocade fiber), (28) ______wooden logs into wonders and weave rattan into home appliances. Mot Thoang Vietnam can (29) ______your need to know what many of Vietnam's traditional craft villages are like. The quarter of craft villages at Mot Thoang Vietnam is quiet, but not boring (30) ______craft persons chat amidst the clacking sound of wooden cudgels hitting a chisel caused by a sculptor or a (31) ______used for weaving cloth. Sitting a little far from the sculptor and the weaver (32) ______ the craftsmen and women in their simple but unique attire making giay gio (poonah paper) and inlaid gold-leaf items, doing the (33) ______and the farming. We enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at the village. After lunch, more walking to the traditional house of Vietnam from South to North with different (34) ______. Watching a traditional dance show by the (35) ______people.