Choose the word whose underlined part Is pronounced differently from that of the other words: earthquake, blanket, sticky, know
Choose the word whose underlined part Is pronounced differently from that of the other words: worked, watched, cleaned, helped
Choose the word whose underlined part Is pronounced differently from that of the other words: looks, cats, roofs, opens
Choose the word whose underlined part Is pronounced differently from that of the other words: eleven, employ, get, complete
Choose the word whose main stress pattern is not the same as that of the others: effective, efficiency, appliance, innovation
Choose the word whose main stress pattern is not the same as that of the others: ordinary, recent, suggest, regularly
Choose the, word or phrase (A, B, C or D) that best fits the blank space in the following passage
Are you looking for a cheap, clean, effective (7)_________ of power that doesn’t cause pollution or waste natural resources? Look no further than solar energy (8)_________ our Sun. This power could be provided by the Sun. One percent of the solar energy that reaches the Earth is enough to provide power for the (9) _________ population. Many countries are already using solar energy. Solar panels are placed on the roofs of a house and the Sun’s energy is used (10) _________ water. The energy can be stored for a number of days; so on (11)_________ days you can use solar energy, too.
Choose the words or phrases that are not correct in Standard English
I think you should replace (A) those ordinary bulbs with (B) saving energy (C) ones.(D)
We should try to (A) conserving (B) energy in (C) our house.(D)
We are going camping (A) this weekend, so (B) we ask her to look (C) for (D) our dog.
Please remember (A) buying (B) me a magazine (C) on (D) your way home.
I am disappoint (A) that my son didn't win (B) the first prize in (C) the speaking (D) contest.
Write A, B, C, or D which best completes the sentences
Tom suggested _________ to eat.
I think we should use electricity _________ to save money.
Henry’s mother has just gone abroad. _________ , he has to look after himself.
We need stronger laws to protect the _________ .
The teacher divided the students _________ four groups.
He got wet _________ he forgot his umbrella.
We enjoy learning English _________ we find it very difficult.
We are worried about the _________ of the fresh water for the world’s population.
Ride your bike ............ or you will cause accident.
My friend failed his exam ............... his laziness.
Read the passage and answer the questions
Thomas A. Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, on February 11th, 1847. His family moved to Port Huron, Michigan, when he was seven years old. Surprisingly, he attended school for only two months. His mother, a former teacher, taught him a few things, but Thomas was mostly self-educated. His natural curiosity led him to start experimenting at a young age.
Thomas Alve Edison lit up the world with his invention of the electric light. Although the electric light seems to be the most useful, it was not his only invention. He also invented the record player, the motion picture camera, and over 1,200 other things. About every two weeks he created something new.
He worked 16 out of every 24 hours. Sometimes he worked so intensely that his wife had reminded him to sleep and eat.
Thomas Edison died at the age of 84 on October 18th , 1931, at his estate in West Orange, New Jersey. He left numerous inventions that improved the quality of life all over the world.
When and where was Edison born?
How did Thomas Edison light up the world?
How often did Edison create something new?
How old was Edison when he died?