Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions
The palace was badly damaged by fire, but was eventually restored to its original splendor.
All children can attend without paying fees at state schools.
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.
Instructors at American colleges and universities use many different teaching methods. Some instructors give assignments every day. They grade homework. Students in their classes have to take many quizzes, a midterm exam, and a final test. Other instructors give only writing assignments. Some teachers always follow a course outline and usually use the textbooks. Others send students to the library for assignments.
The atmosphere in some classrooms is very formal. Students call their instructors “Professor Smith”, “Mrs. Jones”, and so on. Some teachers wear business clothes and give lectures. Other classrooms have an informal atmosphere. Students and teachers discuss their ideas. Instructors dress informally, and students call them by their first names. American teachers are not alike in their teaching styles.
At most American colleges and universities, facilities for learning and recreation are available to students. Students can often use recorders, video machines, and computers at libraries and learning centres. They can buy books, notebooks, and other things at campus stores. They can get advice on their problems from counsellors and individual help with their classes from tutors. Students can relax and have fun on campus, too. Some schools have swimming pools and tennis courts. Most have snack bars or cafeterias
What is the main idea of the first paragraph?
What does the phrase "business clothes” in paragraph 2 mean?
Where do students and teachers discuss their idea?
What can't students do at most American colleges and universities?
Which of the following statements is NOT true about schools in America?
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
There is a common trend for people to indulge in leisure activities. Did you ever watch a video on the Internet? Maybe you used YouTube. YouTube is a Web site where people can share their video. Today, YouTube is an important part of the Internet. However, that wasn't always true.
YouTube started with a young man named Jawed Karim and two friends. One day, Karim was on the Internet. He wanted information about the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. He found news stories about it, but he couldn't find any videos. This gave Karin an idea. He wanted to help people put video on the Internet. Karim told his friends about this idea. Together, they created a company - YouTube.
YouTube become a global success. Millions of people around the world visited the Web site. It was clear to Google, another Internet company, that YouTube had a lot of value. Google made a deal. It bought YouTube for 1.65 USD. As a result, YouTube investors and its employees made a lot of money. The three friends who started YouTube were very big investors. Therefore, they made an enormous amount of money.
Karim became very rich, and he continued to work toward his PhD. There was something else he wanted to do. He wanted to help young people go into business. He used money and experience to start a new company called Youniversity Ventures. This company helps young people who have good business ideas. It gives them advice and money to start Internet businesses. Milo is one business that students started with the help of Youniversity Ventures.
Milo is a shopping Web site. It helps people find products in stores near their homes. Another example is AirBoB. This Web site helps people find for video conferences. People in different places can use this site to have business meetings.
Karim has some advice for students who want to start business. First, find a successful company. Do a lot of research about the company and the top people in the company. There, copy the way they do things. For students who wants to start Internet business, Karim is probably a very good example to copy.
What can be the best title for the passage?
What does the word “This” in paragraph 2 refer to?
How did the YouTube investors make a lot of money?
Which of the following is NOT mentioned about Karim?
Which of the following can replace the word “enormous” in paragraph 3?
What does Youniversity Ventures do?
What kind of Web site is AirBoB?
What is Karim's advice for students who want to start business?
Indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position primary stress: attract, divide, finish, invite
Indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position primary stress: economics, entertainment, radiation, geography
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to each of the following questions.
Were it not for the money, this job wouldn't be worthwhile.
The burglar was caught red-handed by the police when he broke into the flat.
He didn't pay attention to what I said.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Such characters as fairies or witches in Walt Disney animated cartoons are purely_________.
Neither Mary nor her brothers_________ at the party yet. They may be getting stuck in the traffic.
The old market is said_________ in a fire two years ago.
We should participate in the movement_________ to conserve the natural environment.
I have decided to buy that house. I won't change my mind_________ what you say.
An endangered species is the one_________ population is so small that it is in danger of becoming extinct.
I don't understand why the students didn't keep silent while the speech_________.
The jokes Jack tells are as old as_________.
When finding a new house, parents should_________ all the conditions for their children's education and entertainment.
Ms. Brown asked me_________ in my class.
After David_________ his homework, he went straight to bed.
_________, we would have been forced to sack him.
Students also have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of _________ courses in the university
I'd rather_________ to the party with my parents because there was nothing interesting there.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.
You have just passed your exam. This makes your parents happy.
She raised her hand high. She wanted to attract her teacher's attention.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
Not until all their demands had been turned down did the workers decide to go on strike for more welfare.
She was brought up in a well-off family. She can't understand the problems we are facing.
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.
Christina and John are in the English evening class.
Christina: “Why do you think the most people learn English?”
John and Mary are having dinner at her house.
John: “This dish is really delicious!"
Mary: “____________. It's called Yakitori, and it's made with chicken livers."
Indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: phones, days, speeds, dates
Indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: searched, cooked, described, developed
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.
Some snakes have hollow teeth they are called fans that they use to poison their victims.
What the woman was saying were so important that I asked everyone to stop talking and listen.
George is not enough intelligent to pass this economics class without help.
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
In Part Three of the Speaking Section you work together with a partner. You have to do a (46)_________ task which usually lasts about 3 minutes. One possible task is “problem solving”, which means you have to look at some (47)_________ information and then discuss the problem with your partner. You may be shown photos, drawings, diagrams, maps, plans, advertisements or computer graphics and it is (48)_________ that you study them carefully. If necessary, check you know exactly what to do by politely asking the examiner to repeat the instruction or make them clearer.
While you are doing the task, the examiner will probably say very little and you should ask your partner questions and make (49)_________ if he or she is not saying much. If either of you have any real difficulties, the examiner may decide to step in and help. Normally, however, you will find plenty to say, which helps the assessor to give you a fair mark. This mark depends on your success in doing the task by competing with your partner, which includes taking (50)_________ in giving opinions and replying appropriately, although in the end it may be possible to “agree to disagree”.