Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions
Mark the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: walked, ended, started, wanted
Mark the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: species, invent, medicine, tennis
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions
Mark the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress: parent, seldom, unique, over
Mark the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress: scenery, festival, atmosphere, location
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions
It’s a lovely day, __________?
The steam engine __________ by James Watt.
Simon Lake drew the inspiration __________ La submarine of undersea travel and exploration from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
The fatter I become, __________ I run.
Mai wants to buy __________
When I saw Bob, he __________ his car.
Parents should start teaching them how to manage more complicated duties __________ children graduate from toddlerhood and move toward preschool.
Richard will look for a job __________.
__________UNESCO criteria for outstanding universal value to humanity, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was added to the World Heritage List in 2014.
They are going to __________ the pool to 1.9 meter.
He is disappointed at not being offered the job, but I think he will __________ it.
Though she lost her job last month, she still wanted to save __________ so she said that she had left it willingly.
The final winner will be the one who breaks through __________ and survives till the last minutes.
In a formal interview, it is essential to maintain good eye __________ with the interviewers.
There are other problems of city life which I don't propose to __________ at the moment.
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
Mark the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): Face-to-face socializing is not as preferred as virtual socializing among the youth.
Mark the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): Mary has a strong desire to make independent decisions.
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
Mark the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s): Jane found herself in conflict with her parents over her future career.
Mark the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s): It was obvious that the deal was no longer tenable, so we kicked it into touch.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the option that best completes each of the following exchanges
Rachel and Mark are at home.
- Rachel: “Can I get you something to drink?”
- Mark: “___________. I’m not thirsty.”
Molly is talking to her sister about online shopping.
- Molly: “Shopping online is super convenient and trouble-free.”
- Molly’s sister: “___________. Sometimes a lot of serious problems arise.”
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 from 26 to 30
In an educational context, the term ‘learner independence’ has gained increasing importance in recent years. It is of particular (26)_______to language learning and commonly refers to the way students confidently control and organise their own language learning process. While some people seem to have an almost instinctive flaw for languages, (27) _______ have to rely on strategies to maximise their skills and learn a foreign language more effectively.
The main thing to remember is that becoming a truly independent learner ultimately depends above all on taking responsibility for your own learning and being prepared to take every opportunity available to you to learn. You also increase your chances of (28)_________by learning according to your own needs and interests, using all available resources. Research shows that learners (29)__________adopt this approach will undoubtedly manage to broaden their language abilities considerably and, (30)_________ are mote likely to achieve their objectives in the longer term.
(Adapted from “Complete Advanced” by Laura Mathews and Barbara Thomas)
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 from 31 to 35
Vietnam’s population is ageing quickly. In 2017, more than 10 per cent of the population will be 60 and older, and in 15-20 years the elderly will account for one third of the total population. This raises concerns about healthcare, welfare and pensions for the elderly at a time when Vietnam is focusing on economic integration and requires a large labor force. So far two solutions have been proposed: to loosen the two-child policy and to increase the retirement age to 58 for women and 62 for men. By ending the two-child policy the government expects to make up for the ageing population within the next 20 years. But its effect could be creating an uncontrollable boom in the Vietnamese population. When the government loosened the two-child policy in 2015 in a trial period, in the first 6 months of 2016 the third child birth rate increased remarkably by 7.5 per cent
Raising the retirement age has been proposed by the Ministry of Labor pending parliamentary evaluation in May 2017. While the policy is beneficial in utilizing the work experience of the elderly while creating savings in the pension budget, it also means fewer job prospects and promotion opportunities for younger generations. It is also not in the interest of all the elderly, especially the 70 per cent of Vietnam's labor force working in manual labor-intensive sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and construction where working above the age of 50 can be dangerous and unproductive. Despite these drawbacks, raising the retirement age is still considered by policymakers as one of the key solutions to the ageing population problem in Vietnam. However, these are only temporary solutions.
The best title for this passage could be ________.
Which statement is probably TRUE according to the information in the paragraph 1?
The word "temporary" in paragraph 2 means ________.
The word “its" in paragraph 1 refers to ________?
In the 2nd paragraph, the writer suggests that ________.
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 from 36 to 42
Have you ever entered a tropical rainforest? It's a special, dark place completely different from anywhere else. A rainforest is a place where the trees grow very tall. Millions of kinds of animals, insects, and plants live in the rainforest. It is hot and humid in a rainforest. It rains a lot in the rainforest, but sometimes you don‘t know it's raining. The trees grow so closely together that rain doesn't always reach the ground.
Rainforests make up only a small part of the Earth's surface, about six percent. They are found in tropical parts of the world. The largest rainforest in the world is the Amazon in South America. The Amazon covers 1.2 billion acres, or almost five million square kilometers. The second largest rainforest is in Western Africa. There are also rainforests in Central America, Southeast Asia, Northeastern Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
Rainforests provide us with many things. In fact, the Amazon Rainforest is called the “lungs of our planet” because it produces twenty percent of the world's oxygen. One ﬁfth of the world's fresh water is also found in the Amazon Rainforest. Furthermore, one half of the world's species of animals, plants, and insects live in the Earth's rainforests. Eighty percent of the food we eat first grew in the rainforest. For example, pineapples, bananas, tomatoes, corn, potatoes, chocolate, coffee, and sugar all came from rainforests. Twenty-five percent of the drugs we take when we are sick are made of plants that grow only in rainforests. Some of these drugs are even used to fight and cure cancer. With all the good things we get from rainforests, it’s surprising to ﬁnd that we are destroying our rainforests. In fact, 1.5 acres, or 6,000 square meters, of rainforest disappear every second. The forests are being cut down to make fields for cows, to harvest the plants, and to clear land for farms. Along with losing countless valuable species, the destruction of rainforests creates many problems worldwide. Destruction of rainforests results in more pollution, less rain, and less oxygen for the world.
What is the author's purpose in the passage?
Why don't people know it‘s raining in the rainforests?
The word “humid” in the first paragraph is closest in meaning to __
The word “that” in paragraph 3 refer to ___________.
The word “countless” in paragraph 3 could be best replaced by ______.
The following are the facts about rainforests, EXCEPT ______.
What can be inferred from the last passage?
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions
Find the mistake: Mrs. Mai and her friends from Vietnam plan to attend the festival now.
Find the mistake: Some manufacturers are not only raising their prices but also decreasing the production of its products.
Find the mistake: The whole matter is farther complicated by the fact that Amanda and Jo refuse to speak to each other.
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
She began to play the piano three years ago.
She said, "ohn, I'll show you round my city when you're here."
It is unnecessary for you to finish the report until tomorrow afternoon.
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
Kimmy didn’t apply for the summer job in the cafe. She now regrets it.
She had only just put the telephone down when the boss rang.