I. some grammatical points


PARTICIPLES Mark the correct option A, B, C or D



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PARTICIPLES

Mark the correct option A, B, C or D:

1. _____their work, they went home.

A. Finishing B. Having finished C. Had finished D. Finished

2. The girl_____ behind you is naughty.

A. stands B. stood C. is standing D. standing

3. _____ their farm work, the farmers returned home.

A. Finishing B. Finish C. Having finished D. Being finished

4. _____by the visitor, the clavichord could not be used.

A. Broken B. Break C. Breaking D. Broke

5. After_____ dinner, I watches television.

A. eat B. eating C. eaten D. ate

6. When_____ in international trade, letters of credit are convenient.

A. used B. are used C. using D. they used

7. She swam to the shore_____ the night in the water.

A. having pent B. having spending C. when spending D. had spent

8. I believe here is somebody_____ on the door.

A. to knock B. knock C. knocked D. knocking

9. The lady_____ in blue is her aunt.

A. dressed B. dressing C. is dressing D. in dress

10. _____ from what you say, you are innocent.

A. To judge B. Judging C. Judge D. To be judged

11. _____ you to the job, he felt calm

A. Appointed B. Appoint C. Having appointed D. To appoint

12. _____ so much, the doll is still on the shelf.

A. Cost B. Costs C. To cost D. Costing

13. _____ at by everyone, he was disappointed.

A. laughed B. Laugh C. Laughing D. In laugh

14. _____ anxious to please us, they told us all we wanted to know.

A. Be B. To be C. Being D. In being

15. _____ the room, the man was no longer there.

A. Entering B. When we entered C. On entering D. Having entered

16. Dinner_____ over, they returned home.

A. being B. be C. is D. was

17. Since_____ his new business, Bob has been working 16 hours a day.

A. open B. opening C. opened D. of opening

18. After _____the fight, the police arrested two men and a woman.

A. stopping B. stop C. to stop D. stopped

19. ____ one hand on the steering wheel, Ann opened a can of soda pop with her free hand.

A. To keep B. Keep C. In keeping D. Keeping

20. When _____ to explain his mistake, the new employee cleared his throat nervously.



A. asking B. asked C. to be asked D. being asked
II. Identify the underlined part that needs correction :


  1. It was surprised to see my old friends again after a long time.

A B C D

  1. The experiment conducting by Dr .Adams last week was unsuccessful.

A B C D

  1. Think we were lost ,he offered us the way home.

A B C D

  1. They read the words “No Entry” writing in large letters.

A B C D

  1. The children are very boring and they don’t know what to do.

A B C D

  1. Open the letter from her mother, she feels very happy.

A B C D

  1. I noticed the boy to creep into the house through a hole at the foot of the wall.

A B C D

  1. Knew that he was poor, I offered to pay his fare.

A B C D

  1. Understand what he is talking about is difficult.

A B C D

  1. What’s your job? – Hear the phone and typing letters.

A B C D
III. Give the correct participle form of the verbs in brackets:

  1. It was an (excite) ___________ football match. All the fans felt ( excite) ___________ when they saw the goals.

  2. My sister was very ( surprise ) ___________ at his letter. He said he would send a (surprise ) ___________ present .

  3. What an (annoy ) ___________ boy. I want to get rid of him.

  4. You should buy (freeze ) ___________ food in that store. It is very delicious.

  5. I find horror films really (disgust ) ___________ .

IV. Using the participles to reduce the following sentences of adverbial clauses of time and relative clauses :


  1. The girl saw her old friends. She looked happy.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. The woman was invited to the party. She was happy.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. The young man was tired of sleeping on the floor. He bought a new real bed.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. The window was broken in last night’s storm. It has now been repaired.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. The man found the door unlocked. He went into the room.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. When Tom knew that I had no job. He gave me a job.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. When this cake is made from milk. It is very delicious.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. When Tom was exhausted from work. He took a rest.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. She has bought some food which is sold at the market.

 ………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Mr. Brown, who wrote this poem, is my uncle.

 ………………………………………………………………………………


10. ADVERBIAL CLAUSES

10. A. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF TIME


  1. I will call you before I ________ over.

A. come B. will come C. will be coming D. came

2. After she graduates, she ________ a job.

A. got B. will get C. had got D. get

3. When I _________ him tomorrow, I will ask him.

A. saw B. have seen C. will see D. see

4. As soon as it _________ raining, we will leave.

A. stops B. stop C. had stopped D. stopped

5. By the time he comes, we will have already __________.

A. leave B. leaving C. left D. leaves

6. Whenever I ________ her, I say hello.

A. see B. will see C. will have seen D. saw

7. The next time I go to New York, I am going ________ a ballet.

A. seeing B. see C. saw D. to see

8. I will never speak to him again so long as I _______.

A. lives B. will live C. am living D. live

9. By the time Bill ____ to bed tomorrow, he will have had a full day and will be ready for sleep.

A. had gone B. will go C. goes D. went

10. As soon as I finish my report, I will call you and we ________ out for dinner.

A. went B. will go C. will have gone D. go

11. By the time I return to my country, I _________ away from home for more than three years.

A. would be B. will have been C. will be D. am

12. After he _______ breakfast tomorrow, he will get ready to go to work.

A. will have had B. has C. will be having D. have

13. As soon as he finishes dinner, he _______ the children for a work to a nearby playground.

A. will take B. takes C. will be taking D. took

14. When Bill gets home, his children ___________ in the yard.

A. played B. will play C. will be playing D. play

15. He will work at his desk until he ______ to another meeting in the middle of the afternoon.

A. went B. go C. will go D. goes

16. She ________ lunch by the time we arrived.

A. finished B. has finished C. had finished D. finishing

17. Bob will come soon. When Bob _______, we will see him.

A. come B. will come C. will be coming D. comes

18. I will get home at 5:30. After I get home, I ________ dinner.

A. will have B. will be having C. had D. have

19. As soon as the taxi _________, we will be able to leave for the airport.

A. arrives B. arrive C. will arrive D. arrived

20. I will go to bed after I _________my work.

A. finish B. finished C. will finish D. finishes

21. I ________ here when you arrive tomorrow.

A. am B. had been C. could be D. will be

22. I am going to wait right here until Jessica ________.

A. comes B. will have come C. is coming D. came

23. As soon as the war ________over, there will be great joy throughout the land.

A. are B. will be C. is D. would be

24. Right now the tide is low, but when the tide comes in, the ship ______ the harbor.

A. left B. will leave C. will have left D. leave

25. I am going to start making dinner before my wife ______ home from work today.

A. get B. gets C. will get D. got
Identify the underlined part that needs correction :

26. When it raining, I usually go to school by bus.

A B C D

27. I learned a lot of Japanese while I am in Tokyo.



A B C D

28. I have not been well since I return home.

A B C D

29. I’ll stay here until will you get back.



A B C D

30. When Sam was in New York, he stays with his cousins.

A B C D

31. Last night, I had gone to bed after I had finished my homework.



A B C D

32. I will call you before I will come over.

A B C D

33. Ever since I was a child, I had been afraid of dogs.



A B C D

34. By the time I left my apartment this morning, someone looked for me.

A B C D

35. Whenever Mark will be angry, his nose gets red.



A B C D

36. I had fried chicken when I am at the restaurant.

A B C D

37. The first time that I went to New York, I go to an opera.



A B C D

38. Before I arrived, he was talking on the phone.

A B C D

39. When she will see him tomorrow, she will ask him.



A B C D

40. As I was walking home, it begin to rain.

A B C D

41. We stayed there after we finished our work.



A B C D

42. Once it will stop raining, we will leave.

A B C D

43. I will never speak to him again as long as I will live.



A B C D

44. As soon as the other passengers gets on the bus, we’ll leave.

A B C D

45. As soon as I will finish my report, I’ll call you and we’ll go out to dinner.



A B C D

46. Mark was listening to music after his sister was reading a book.

A B C D

47. Sam hadn’t received the parcel when I speak to him.



A B C D

48. I have been hoping to meet you before I read your first novel.

A B C D

49. By the time you finishes getting ready, we will have missed the train.



A B C D

50. When you will arrive, there will be someone to meet.

A B C D


10. B. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF RESULT
I. Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct option to fill each of the following blanks.

1. Our seats were _____ far from the stage that we couldn't see the actors and actresses clearly.

A. very B. too C. enough D. so

2. He was _____ he never washed his clothes by himself.

A. too lazy B. so lazy that C. very lazy that D. such lazy that

3. They are _____ young _____ drive the car.

A. so / that B. too / to C. enough / to D. not only / but also

4. It was _____ a boring speech that I felt asleep.

A. such B. so C. very D. too

5. Is there _____ for everyone?

A. food and drink enough B. enough food and drink

C. enough of food and drink D. enough food and drink enough

6. He was _____ he could not continue to work.

A. very tired that B. such tired that C. too tired that D. so tired that

7. John’s eyes were _____ bad that he couldn’t read the number plate of the car in front.

A. such B. too C. so D. very

8. - Why don’t we make a fire? - It’s not cold _____ to make a fire.

A. too B. enough C. such D. much

9. Most of the pupils are _____ to pass the examination.

A. enough good B. good enough C. too good D. very good

10. You can send me a letter if you want to, but your phone call is _____ for me.

A. enough good B. good as enough C. good enough D. good than enough

11. Davis has _____ many patients _____ he is always busy.

A. too / that B. very / until C. such / that D. so / that

12. It was _____ a difficult question that they couldn't explain.

A. so B. such C. very D. too

13. The lesson _____ for me to understand.

A. is very difficult B. too difficult C. difficult too D. is too difficult


14. The tent show is _____ for us to see.

A. enough interesting B. very interesting

C. interesting enough D. interesting

15. They are _____ that they can't buy a bicycle.

A. enough poor B. poor enough C. so poor D. too poor

II. Mark the letter A, B, C or D to show the underlined part that needs correction.
1. These televisions are all too expensive for we to buy at this time.

A B C D


2. Mi has such many things to do that she has no time to go out.

A B C D


3. My brother is too young not to do volunteer work .

A B C D


4. These televisions were so expensive for us to buy at that time.

A B C D


5. That is such an interested story that everybody would like to read it.

A B C D


6. The road is very slippery for us to drive fast.

A B C D


7. The woman was so surprised that she couldn’t say nothing.

A B C D


8. She had so many luggage that there was not enough room in the car for it.

A B C D


9. He had so a difficult exercise that he couldn't do it.

A B C D


10. John had so interesting and creative plans that everyone wanted to work with him.

A B C D
III. Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the sentence which is closest in meaning to the given one

1. We couldn’t go out because the weather was so bad.

A. It was so bad a weather that we couldn’t go out.

B. It was such a bad weather that we couldn’t go out.

C. It was so bad weather that we couldn’t go out.

D. It was such bad weather that we couldn’t go out.

2. She was so busy that she couldn’t answer the phone.

A. She was very busy that she couldn’t answer the phone.

B. She was too busy to answer the phone.

C. She was too busy not to answer the phone.

D. She was very busy so that she couldn’t answer the phone

3. The coffee was too hot for me to drink.

A. The coffee is so hot that I can’t drink it

B. The coffee is so hot that I can’t drink.

C. The coffee was so hot that I couldn’t drink it.

D. The coffee was so hot that I could drink it.

4. If I were taller, I could reach the top shelf.

A. I am not tall enough to reach the top shelf.

B. I am too tall to reach the top shelf.

C. I cannot reach the top shelf because I am very tall.

D. In spite of being tall, I cannot reach the top shelf.

5. It was such a boring speech that we began to yawn.


  1. The speech was very boring that we began to yawn.

  2. It was so a boring speech that we began to yawn.

  3. The speech was too boring that we began to yawn.

  4. The speech was so boring that we began to yawn.

6. It was so late that nothing could be done.

  1. It was too late for nothing to be done.

  2. It was too late for anything to be done.

  3. It was such late that nothing could be done.

  4. It was so late that nothing to be done.

7. This is the first time I have lived in such a friendly neighborhood.

  1. I have lived in such a friendly neighborhood before.

  2. I haven’t lived in such a friendly neighborhood before.

  3. I had lived in such a friendly neighborhood before.

  4. I hadn’t lived in such a friendly neighborhood before.

8 The test was so difficult that we couldn’t finish it in two hours.

  1. It was such a difficult test that we couldn’t finish it in two hours.

  2. The test was too difficult for us to finish it in two hours.

  3. The test was not difficult enough for us to finish in two hours.

  4. The test was too difficult for us to finish it in two hour.

9. The book was so good that I couldn’t put it down.

A. It was so a good book that I couldn’t put it down.

B. It was such a good book that I couldn’t put it down.

C. The book was so good for me to put it down.

D. The book was so good that I couldn’t put down.

10. Sue is too slow to understand what you might say.

A. Sue is not enough quick to understand what you might say.

B. What you might say, Sue can understand slowly.

C. Sue is so slow to understand what you might say.

D. So slow is Sue that she cant understand what you might say.



IV. Sentence transformation

1. The boy can’t wear the shirt because it’s very tight.

 The shirt is so…………………………………….

The shirt is too…………………………………….

2. This problem is very difficult. He can’t solve it.

 The problem is too……………………………

 It is such ……………………………………..

3. The man was not able to go on an expedition to the Middle East because of his age.

 The man was too ……………………………………………………………

4. Hoa is very sick. She can’t sit up.

 Hoa is so……………………….

5. It was very dark, so she couldn’t go out.

 It was too…………………………….

6. That car was too old for me to buy.

 That car was so……………………

7. The movie was so funny that we couldn’t stop laughing.

 It was such……………………………………………

8. No one could move the piano. It was very heavy.

 The piano was too ……………………………..

9. We shouldn’t swim in this river. The water isn’t clean.

 This river isn’t ………………………………………..

10. John couldn’t get to sleep last night. He was worried about exam.

 John was so………………………………………………………..

11. It was a good book. I couldn’t put it down.

 It was such………………………………………………………..

12. They were beautiful flowers. We took a photograph of them.

 They were……………………………………………………

13. She speaks English well. You would think it was her native language.

 She speaks……………………………………………………………..

14. A taxi would have been best. But I didn’t have enough money.

 I didn’t have………………………………………………….

15. All my guests will need chairs. But I haven’t got very many.

 I didn’t have………………………………………………….


10. C. CLAUSE OF CONCESSION

A. Choose the best answer:

1. ________ having the best qualifications among all the applicants, Justin was not offered the job.

A. Although B. While C. In spite of D. Despite of

2. ________ the internet is very popular, many older people do not know how to use it.

A. However B. Nevertheless C. Even though D. Despite

3. _________ he wasn’t feeling very well, David was determined to take part in the inter-university athletics meet.

A. Although B. While C. Where as D. yet

4. __________ what Megan prepared for the job interview, she didn’t pass it.

A. Despite of B. In spite of C. Though D. However

5. Bruce was not praised_________ he was a hard worker.

A. despite B. in spite of C. although D. no matter how

6. It looks like they are going to succeed_________ their present difficulties.

A. despite B. although C. in spite D. even though

7. Mary usually goes to parties. She likes meeting people and crowded places ________she is rather shy.

A. In spite of B. Even though C. On the contrary D. In other words

8. Ann: Have you decided to get the job?



Terry: Yes, I’ve just decided. I’ll accept that job_________ it is not suitable with my major. It is not an interesting job, ________ the salary is very good.

A. although / but B. despite / and C. but / though D. yet / however

9. ________, he has continued to work on his thesis.

A. Although all these problems B. Even though there are problems

C. Despite of all these problems D. In spite of there are problems

10. In spite of ____________, he was determined to finish his work.

A. was seriously ill. B. be seriously ill C. his serious illness D. he was seriously ill

11. _______ some German and British management styles are similar, there are many differences between them.

A. In spite B. In spite of C. although D. Despite

12. I could not eat _______ I was very hungry.

A. even though B. in spite C. despite D. despite of

13. In spite _______, the baseball game was not cancelled.

A. the rain B. of the rain B. it was raining D. there was a rain

14. _______ he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.

A. In spite B. In spite of C. Despite D. Although

15. _______, he walked to the station.

A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired

C. In spite being tired D. Despite tired

16. The children slept well despite _______.

A. it was noise B. the noise C. of the noise D. noisy

17. She left him _______ she still loved him.

A. even if B. even though C. in spite of D. despite

18. _______ her lack of hard work, she was promoted.

A. In spite B. Even though C. In spite of D. Despite of

19. _______ they are brothers, they do not look alike.

A. Although B. Even C. Despite D. In spite of

20. Our new neighbors are quite nice _______ they are sometimes talkative.

A. despite B. in spite of C. though D. as though

21. _______ of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.

A. In spite B. Despite C. But D. Although

22. _____________, he could not finish the job.

A. As hard as he work B. Despite he worked hard

C. Though he worked hard D. Although hard work

23. He went to work _____________ his headache.

A. despite B. although C. because D. because of

24. Despite the fact that _______, we enjoyed our trip.

A. the weather is bad B. it is a bad weather

C. the bad weather D. the weather was bad

25. Julie failed the exam _______ of working very hard.

A. despite B. in spite C. even if D. though

26. Tom went to work despite _______.

A. that he did not feel very well B. of the fact not feeling well

C. he did not feel very well D. not feeling very well

27. Though _______, they are good friends.

A. their sometimes quarrel B. to have a quarrel sometimes

C. they sometimes have a quarrel D. of having a quarrel sometimes

28. Despite _______, we arrived on time.

A. the traffic B. of the traffic

C. there was heavy traffic D. of there was heavy traffic

29. ___________it was very cold, she did not put on her coat.

A. In case B. But C. Even if D. Although

30. __________ rain or snow, there are always more than fifty thousand fans at the football games.

A. Despite B. Although C. Despite of D. Although

31. __________it was so cold, he went out without an overcoat.

A. If B. Since C. Although D. Because

32. We understood him __________ he spoke very fast.

A. because of B. though C. in spite of D. despite

33. _________ all my warnings, he tried to fix the computer himself.

A. Because B. Because of C. Although D. In spite of

34. Hans finished school __________ his leg injury.

A. because of B. despite C. though D. because

35. I try to do my homework ___________ the noise

A. because of B. although C. despite of D. in spite of

36. ___________ it rained heavily, we enjoyed our holiday.

A. Because of B. Because C. Despite D. Though

37. ___________ having little money, they are happy.

A. Despite B. Because of C. Although D. Because

38. ____________ she was not well, she still went to work.

A. Because B. Because of C. Although D. In spite of

39. We are going to have a picnic _____________ the bad weather.

A. because B. despite C. although D. because of

40. __________ his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.

A. Because of B. Because C. Though D. Despite

41. Although the sun was shining, __________.

A. it wasn’t very hot B. it was very hot C. yet it was very hot D. but it was very hot

42. Nowadays, the divorce rate is higher than it used to be________ young people are allowed to decide on their marriage.

A. despite B. but C. even though D. in spite of

43. _________ his poor health, Mr. Brown still works hard to support his family.

A. Despite of B. Despite C. Although D. Because of

44. I gave up the job ________ the attractive salary.

A. because B. because of C. although D. despite

45. _________ my father is old, he still goes jogging.

A. Although B. Because C. So that D. Despite
B. Choose the underlined part among A, B, C or D that needs correcting.

46. In spite her severe pain, she tried to walk to the auditorium to attend the lecture.

A B C D

47. Despite of growing industrial activity, the majority of the American people continued



A B C

to make their living from farming until the beginning of the twentieth century.

D

48. Although our grandfather was old but he could help us.



A B C D

49. He tried to explain, so she refused to listen.

A B C D

50. He decided not to get that job in spite of the salary was low.



A B C D

51. Although the bad traffic, I managed to arrive at the meeting on time.

A B C D

52. In spite of my father is old, he still goes to work.



A B C D

53. Though he loves her very much, but he can’t talk to her.

A B C D

54. She always behaves childishly despite she has grown up.



A B C D

55. Although the rise in unemployment, people still seem to be spending more.

A B C D

56. Despite he had a good salary, he was unhappy in his job.



A B C D

57. Although the time of the year, yesterday’s temperature was hot enough to turn on the

A B C D

air conditioning.



58. In spite of the quantity was small, we had enough supplies to finish the experiment.

A B C D


59. However she looks very young, she is twice as old as my-twenty-year old sister.

A B C D


60. Despite of his smiling face, the second place contestant is sadder than the winner.

A B C D


61. Gold was one of the first to be discovered despite it is one of the rarest metals.

A B C D


62. Polar bears rarely kill people in spite they hunt other animals.

A B C D


63. Even though the extremely bad weather in the mountain, the climbers decided not to

A B C


cancel their climb.

D

64. Although the harm of smoking, smokers can’t get rid it.



A B C D
C. Choose the sentence which has the closest meaning to the original one.

65. We stayed in that hotel despite the noise.

A. Despite the hotel is noisy, we stayed there.

B. We stayed in the noisy hotel and we liked it.

C. Although the hotel was noisy, we stayed there.

D. Because of the noise, we stayed in the hotel.

66. Young as he is, he has a big fortune.

A. Although he is young, he has a big fortune.

B. He has a big fortune because he is young.

C. He is not only young but also has a big fortune.

D. When he is young, he has a big fortune.

67. Despite the bad weather, people travel by air.

A. Even though the weather is bad, people travel by air.

B. Because the weather is bad, people travel by air.

C. In spite of people travel by air, the weather is bad.

D. Although the bad weather, people travel by air.

68. Although his leg was hurt, he managed to drive a car.

A. His leg was hurt. However, he managed to drive a car.

B. his leg was hurt. But he managed to drive a car.

C. Despite his hurt leg, he managed to drive a car.

D. In spite of the fact that his hurt leg, he managed to drive a car.

69. He was very tired but he kept on working.

A. Despite he was very tired, he kept on working.

B. In spite of he was very tired, he kept on working.

C. Though his tiredness, he kept on working.

D. Although he was very tired, he kept on working.

70. Although she was very old, she looked very grateful.

A. Despite she was very old, she looked very grateful.

B. Despite her old age, she looked very grateful.

C. In spite of very old, she looked very grateful.

D. In spite her being old, she looked very grateful.

71. However hard you work, you will never get promotion.

A. Although you work very hard, you will never get promotion.

B. you will get promotion because you work very hard.

C you don’t work hard. However, you will get promotion soon.

D. Although you work very hard, but you will never get promotion.

72. Despite feeling cold, we kept walking.
A. Although we felt cold, but we kept walking.

B. Although we felt cold, we kept walking.


C. However cold we felt, but we kept walking.

D. However we felt cold, we kept walking.

73. Although it was expected that he would stand for election, he didn’t.

A. People expected him not to stand for election.

B. He didn’t stand for election as people had expected.

C. People expected that he didn’t stand for election.

D. Contrary to what people expected, he didn’t stand for election.

74. Although she tells lies, I believe her.

A. In spite of telling lies, I believe her.

B. In spite her telling lies, I believe her.

C. In spite of his telling lies, I believe her.

D. In spite of her tell lies, I believe her.

75. Although he is intelligent, he doesn't do well at school.

A. Despite being intelligent, he doesn't do well at school.

B. In spite he is intelligent, he doesn't do well at school.

C. Although his intelligence, he does well at school.

D. In spite of intelligent, he doesn't do well at school.

76. In spite of discussing for hours, they didn’t find a suitable solution.

A. They discussed for hours and they found a suitable solution.

B. They discussed for hours so they didn’t find a suitable solution.

C. They discussed for hours but didn’t find a suitable solution.

D. They discussed for hours after they didn’t find a suitable solution.

77. Although his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.

A. In spite of his broken legs be broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.

B. In spite of his broken legs, he is able to get out of the car before exploding.

C. Despite his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.

D. Despite his broken legs, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.

78. I usually drive to work, but today I go by bus.

A. Although I can drive to work, I go by bus today.

B. Although I can go by bus, I drive to work today.

C. Instead of driving to work, I go by bus today.

D. Instead of going by bus, I drive to work today.

79. I tried to persuade her. I didn’t succeed, however.

A. Because of persuading her, I didn’t succeed

B. Although I tried to persuade her, I didn’t succeed

C. I didn’t succeed but I tried to persuade her

D. However I tried to persuade her, I didn’t succeed

D. Rewrite the sentences:

1. Mary tried to keep calm although she was very disappointed.

 Despite ________________________________________

2. Even though it was raining heavily, the explorers decided to continue their journey.

 In spite of ________________________________________

3. Despite his ability to do the job, he was not offered the position.

 Although ________________________________________

4. He had worked very hard but he failed.

Even though ________________________________________

5. Although Tom was a poor student, he studied very well.


 In spite of ________________________________________
6. Although he often tells lies, the headmaster believes him.

 In spite of ________________________________________

7. Although the weather was bad, she went to school on time.
 Despite ________________________________________
8. My mother told me to go to school although I was sick.
 In spite of ________________________________________
9. Although there was a big storm, they decided to leave home.
 In spite of ________________________________________
10. Tom was admitted to the university although his grades were bad.
 Despite ________________________________________
11. Although she has a physical handicap, she has become a successful woman.
 Despite ________________________________________

12. In spite of his good salary, Tom gave up his job.


 Although ________________________________________
13. Though he had not finished the paper, he went to sleep.
 In spite of ________________________________________
14. In spite of the high prices, my daughter insists on going to the movies.
 Even though ________________________________________

15. In spite of her dislike for coffee, she drank it to keep herself warm.

 Although ________________________________________

16. He couldn’t earn enough money for living although he worked hard.

 Despite ________________________________________

17. Although Jane wrote for the tickets, she still had to stand in line.

 In spite of ________________________________________

18. We get a good room though we didn’t phone the hotel.

 Despite ________________________________________

19. She was admitted to the university in spite of her low grades.

 Although ________________________________________

20. Despite the terrible food, he still eats in that restaurant.

 Although ________________________________________

21. We did the test well though it was difficult.

 In spite of ________________________________________

22. The flight was not delayed though it was foggy.

 Despite ________________________________________

23. He ate all the fruits though they were green.

 Whatever ________________________________________

24. Although he is talented, no one likes him.

 In spite of ________________________________________

25. He studied very well though his life was hard at that time.

 In spite of ________________________________________

26. He ate the chocolate cake even though he was on diet.

 Despite ________________________________________

27. Mr. Pike doesn’t wear glasses though he is over sixty.

 In spite of ________________________________________

28. Although it rain heavily, I went to school on time.

 Despite ________________________________________

29. Although it was noisy, I kept on studying.

 No matter how ________________________________________

30. He lived anywhere. He always thought of his homeland.

 No matter ________________________________________

E. Choose the phrase or clause from the list (A-J) to complete the sentences

A. The fact that he didn’t succeed in his job

B. an approaching storm

C. its safety

D. he has graduated from college

E. his fear of heights

F. I spent many hours trying to teach her how to drive

G. he is known to only a few

H. the doctor’s warnings

I. his excellent skills in the job

J. he had the necessary qualifications

1. In spite of ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__________ they continued their trek up the mountain.

2. In spite of _________, Tom enjoyed his helicopter trip over Grand Canyon.

3. Mike was not hired despite _________.

4. Although ________, Mary failed her driving test repeatedly.

5. Despite __________, many people avoid using a microware oven for fear of its rays.

6. Despite __________, Simon continued to smoke two packs of cigarettes a day.

7. In spite of __________, she loved him.

8. Although __________, his reputation among them is very great.

9. James continued to be denied a promotion despite _________.

10. Even though _________, he can’t fill in his tax form.

10. D. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF REASON
I/ Choose the best answer among A, B, C or D to complete each sentence.
1. he is tired, he can’t work longer.

A. Because B. Even though C. Although D. Besides

2. it was so cold, he went out without an overcoat.

A. If B. Since C. Although D. Because

3. it was late, we decided to take a taxi home.

A. Because B. Since C. Because of D. Although

4. you subtract 7 from 12, you will have 5.

A. Because B. If C. Though D. As

5. We couldn’t reach the house the road was flooded.

A. because B. because of C. if D. though

6. he has a headache, he has to take an aspirin.

A. Because B. Because of C. Although D. In spite of

7. The flight had to be delayed the bad weather.

A. because B. Because of C. despite D. when

8. he comes to the theater with me, I shall go alone.

A. Because of B. Because C. Unless D. When

9. Take a map with you you lose your way.

A. so B. because C. although D. in case

10. rain or snow, there are always more than fifty thousand fans at the football games.

A. Even though B. Because C. Despite D. Because of

11. his illness, he had to cancel the appointment.

A. However B. Despite C. If D. Because of

12. Minh had a terrible headache. , he went to school.

A. However B. But C. Although D. Because

13. Tom has a bike, he always walks to school.

A. but B. because of C. because D. despite

14. My sister will take the plane she dislikes flying.

A. because B. so that C. although D. before

15. We decided to leave the party early it was boring.

A. due to B. because C. but D. and

16. The students arrived late the traffic jam.

A. because B. owing to C. despite D. so

17. he missed the first bus, he came ten minutes late.

A. Since B. Although C. However D. Therefore

18. his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.

A. In spite of B. Because of C. If D. Although

19. It was difficult to deliver the letter the sender had written the wrong address on the envelope.

A. though B. but C. so D. because

20. it rained heavily, I went to school on time.

A. However B. But C. Although D. Because

21. He didn’t answer the questions correctly _______.

A. although he isn’t intelligent B. because he is intelligent

C. in spite of his intelligence D. despite his intelligent

22. ______, I can’t hear what he is saying.

A. Because of the noise B. Because of the soft music

C. Though the music is noise D. In spite of the noise music

23. _____, I feel very refresh.

A. Because I work very hard B. Although I get up early

C. Because of getting up early D. Despite getting up late

24. They live happily ______.

A. because they have no money B. though they are rich

C. in spite of their poverty D. because of their poor

25. He can’t join in the volunteer campaign _______.

A. although he is busy B. because he hurts his legs

C. in spite of working very hard D. because of registering for it

26. Though he drove carefully, he had an accident yesterday.

A. Despite his carelessness, he had an accident yesterday.

B. Despite he drove carefully, he had an accident yesterday.

C. In spite of driving carefully, he had an accident yesterday.

D. In spite of a careful drive, he had an accident yesterday.

27. He was very tired but he kept on working.

A. Despite very tired, he kept on working.

B. Though his tiredness, he kept on working.

C. Although he was very tired, but he kept on working.

D. He kept on working although he was very tired.

28. Although it rained heavily, they went on working.

A. In spite of the rain heavily, they went on working.

B. In spite of the raining heavily, they went on working.

C. Despite the heavy rain, they went on working.

D. Though the fact that it rained heavily, they went on working.

29. Cars cause pollution but people still want them.

A. Because cars cause pollution, people want them.

B. Despite the fact that cars cause pollution, people want them.

C. Cars cause pollution although people want them.

D. Cars cause pollution because people still want them.

30. She was seriously ill but she enjoyed life very much.

A. In spite of her serious illness, she enjoyed life very much.

B. Although she enjoyed life very much, she was seriously ill.

C. She was seriously ill because she enjoyed life very much.

D. Despite seriously ill, she enjoyed life very much.


II/ Choose the underlined part among A, B, C, or D that needs correcting:

31. My friends advised her to stop doing the housework because her old age.

A B C D

32. Because the invention of machines such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines,



A B

women spend less time doing the housework.

C D

33. John didn’t go to work because of he was seriously ill.



A B C D

34. In spite of my father is old, he still goes to work.

A B C D

35. Peter succeeded in his exam because of he worked hard and methodically.



A B C D

36. Rice plants grow well because the climate is warmly and damp.

A B C D

37. The plane couldn’t take off because the bad weather.



A B C D

38. He couldn’t drive fast owing to the street was crowded and narrow.

A B C D

39. The train was late because the fog is thick.



A B C D

40. Since the difficult test, I couldn’t finish it on time.

A B C D

III/ Rewrite these sentences
1. He was late for school because his bike was broken.

 ……………………………………….because of …………………………………

2. Although he runs very fast, he isn’t tired.

 Despite …………………………………………………………………………….

3. Most people think jogging is a good exercise, so they begin to jog.

 Because .....................................................................................................................

4. The air in the country is polluted, but people like to live there.

 .......................................................... though .............................................................

5. Computers can be used for various purposes, so they become very popular today.

 Because of ................................................................................................................

6. If you passed the exam, your parents would be very happy.

 ……………………………………….. because ……………………………………

7. Because of the hot weather, we go to the beach.

 If ……………………………………………………………………………………

8. Tom understands the lesson. However, he couldn’t apply in the exercises.

 ………………………………….. although ………………………………………..

9. They played very well. Therefore, they won the game.

 Because ……………………………………………………………………………

10. The suitcase is too heavy for Tom to bring.

 ………………………………………. because ………………………………….



10. E. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF PURPOSE
I. Combine the following sentences by using To Infinitive or To infinitive phrase to express purpose.

  1. He opened the lion’s cage. He intended to feed the lion.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. He left his rifle outside. He didn’t want to frighten his wife.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. I took off my shoes. I didn’t want to make any noise.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. I sent him out of the room. I didn’t want him to hear my conversation with Mary.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. He learned English well. He wanted his mother to be happy.

 ___________________________________________________
1I. Combine the following sentences by using clauses of purpose.

6. Put the cork back. Someone may knock the bottle over.

 ___________________________________________________


  1. They talked in whispers. They didn’t want me to overhear them.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. Airplanes carry parachutes. The crew can escape in case of fire.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. I am insuring my life. I want my children to have something to live on if I am killed.

 ___________________________________________________

  1. Please shut the gate. I don’t want the cows to get out of the field.

 ___________________________________________________
III. Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.

11. The ceiling is ______.

A. too high for me to reach B. too tall for me to reach

C. so high for me reaching D. enough high of me to reaching

12. He goes to England_____.

A. so that he learns English B. so that he may learn English

C. so to learn English D. so he learns English

13. It was too late _____.

A. to go for them to the party. B. for them to go to the party.

C. because they go to the party. D. so they go to the party.

14. She hid the present______ _______.

A. so that the children wouldn’t find it B. in order to the children not to find it

C. for the children not find it D. in order that the children not to find it

15. “ I tried to study English well. I wanted to get a good job.” means________.

A. I tried to study English well so that I can get a good job

B. I tried to study English well in order that I can get a good job

C. I tried to study English well to get a good job

D.I try to study English well in order that I can get a good job

16. “They whispered. They didn’t want anyone to hear them.” means _____.

A. They whispered in order to make anyone hear them

B. They whispered so that no one could hear them

C. They whispered to make everyone hear them

D. They whispered in order that make everyone hear them

17. “We preserve natural resources. We can use them in the future.” means_____.

A. We preserve natural resources so that we can use them in the future

B. We preserve natural resources so as to we can use them in the future

C. We preserve natural resources in order to we can use them in the future

D. We preserve natural resources for fear that we can use them in the future

18. The teacher was explaining the lesson slowly and clearly_____.

A. to make his students to understand it

B. in order that his students can understand it

C. so as to that his students could understand it

D. so that his students could understand it

19. I am not _____ a car.

A. rich enough to buy B. too rich enough to buy

C. too poor to buy D. enough rich to buy

20. _______ to go to the cinema.

A. it was late so that B. that it was late C. it was too late D. such too late

21. The piano was too heavy ______.

A. for nobody to move B. for nobody to moving

C. for anyone to move D. for anyone to moving

22. The school boys are in hurry ______ they will not be late for school.

A. so as to B. to C. in order that D. for

23. He turned off the lights before going out _____ waste electricity.

A. so that not B. as not to C. in order that not D. so as not to

24. The film was ______ through.

A. too long for us to see B. very long for us to see it

C. too long for us seeing it D. too long enough for us to see

25. The coffee was _____ to drink.

A. so strong B. strong

C. enough strong D. too strong

26. I bought this new software _____ Chinese.

A. for learning B. learning C. to learn D. learned

27. Mary jogs everyday ______ lose weight.

A. so she can B. so that she can C. because she can D. so that to

28. He was playing very softly­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________ he _____________ disturb anyone.

A. in order that / couldn’t B. so that / can’t C. so that / could D. so/ can

29. I sent him out of the room _________discuss his progress with his headmaster.

A. for B. in order to C. so as D. in order that

30. He fixed a metal ladder to the wall below his window_____ escape if there was a fire.

A. to B. not to C. so as not D. so that

31. The police had barricaded the main street__________ prevent the demonstrators from marching through the town.

A. so as to B. not to C. so as not to D. in order

32. They evacuated everybody from the danger zone_______ they _____ reduce the risk.

A. to/ could B. so that/ couldn’t C. in order that / can D. so that/ could

33. He sent his children to the school__________ get more knowledge.

A. for him to B. to for them C. so as for them to D. so that he could

34. The workmen left red lights near the hole__________ warn motorists.

A. to B. for them not to C. so for them to D. so

35. I am learning skiing at an indoor school________ when I get to Switzerland.

A. to skiing B. to ski C. so as not to ski D. so that I can’t ski

36. Keep my hens in a field surrounded by wire netting_____ I can protect them against the foxes.

A. to B. not to C. so as not to D. so that

37. I am saving up_________ buy a helicopter.

A. due to B. owing to C. so as to D. despite

38. He had the telephone installed in his car_________ his secretary to be able to contact him wherever necessary.

A. so that B. in order that C. so as to D. for

39. We built the roof with a steel slope________ the snow to slide off easily.

A. less B. in order that C. for fear that D. for

40. The notices are written in several languages__________ to understand them.

A. for no one B. every one C. so that every one can D. for every one

41. He chained up the lioness at night___________ could frighten anyone.

A. so that he B. in order that she C. for fear that she D. for her not to

42. The burglar cut the telephone wires____________ call the police.

A. so that he can B. in order that I could C. for fear that I D. for me not to

43. The manufacturers have made the taps of their new gas cooker very stiff _________ young children not to be able to turn them on.

A. so that B. in order that they wanted C. for fear that D. for

44. The policeman stopped the traffic every few minutes. He wanted the pedestrians to be across the road.

 The policeman stopped the traffic every few minutes ____________

A. in order that the pedestrians can be across the road.

B. in order to the pedestrians be across the road.

C. so that the pedestrians could be across the road.

D. so the pedestrians could be across the road.

45. I am putting the nets over my strawberry plants_______ the birds can eat all the strawberries.

A. so that B. in order that C. for not D. for fear that

46. We put bars in the lower windows____________ climb in.

A. so that every one could B. in order that no one

C. for fear that no one D. for no one to

47. Turn down the oven. We don’t want the meat to burn while we are out.

Turn down the oven___________________________________________

A. for the meat don’t burn while we are out.

B. not for the meat to burn while we are out.

C. so as to the meat not burn while we are out.

D. so that the meat can’t burn while we are out.

48. He telephoned from a public call-box. He didn’t want the call to be traced to his own address.

He telephoned from a public call-box___________________________________

A. less the call could be traced to his own address.

B. in order that the call to be traced to his own address.

C. so the call can’t be traced to his own address.

D. so that the call could be traced to his own address.

49. We keep the spade in the house. There may be a heavy fall of snow in the night.

We keep the spade in the house_______________________________________

A. so that there may be a heavy fall of snow in the night.

B. in order to there may be a heavy fall of snow in the night.

C. so to be a heavy fall of snow in the night.

D. so there may be a heavy fall of snow in the night.

50. The debate on education has been postponed. The government wants to discuss the latest crisis.

The debate on education has been postponed_____________________________

A. in order that the government wants to discuss the latest crisis.

B. in order to the government wants to discuss the latest crisis.

C. so that the government can discuss the latest crisis.

D. so the government wants to discuss the latest crisis.



10. F. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF CONDITION
PART I: MCQ

  • Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that needs correcting in each sentence below:

  1. If they have time in the weekend, they will come to see us.

A B C D

  1. If we sneak out quietly, nobody notice.

A B C D

  1. If we knew about your problem, we would have helped you.

A B C D

  1. If I am you, I would not buy that dress.

A B C D

  1. We would have arrived earlier if we not missed the bus.

A B C D

  • Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the question below.

6. If I had time, I _____________ shopping with you.

A. went B. will go C. would go D. would have gone

7. If you ________ English, you will get along with them perfectly.

A. can speak B. had spoken C. speaks D. spoke

8. If they had gone for a walk, they _________ the lights off.

A. had turned B. would have turn C. would have turned D. would turn

9. If she ___________ to see us, we will go to the zoo.

A. came B. come C. comes D. is coming

10. I would have told you, if I ________ him.

A. had meet B. had met C. meet D. met

11. Would you mind if I _________ the window?

A. close B. closing C. had closed D. would close

12. If they _______ me, I wouldn't have said no.

A. had invited B. invited C. invite D. would have invited

13. My friend _______ me at the station if he gets the afternoon off.

A. meets B. will meet C. would have met D. would meet

14. If I ________ it, nobody would do it.

A. did B. didn’t do C. do D. don’t do

15. If my father ________ me up, I'll take the bus home.

A. doesn’t pick B. don’t pick C. not pick D. picks

16. If I didn't have a mobile phone, my life _______ complete.

A. will be not B. will not be C. would not be D. would not have been

17. Okay, I ________ the popcorn if you buy the drinks.

A. bought B. buy C. will buy D. would buy

18. She _______ out with you if you had only asked her.

A. will go B. would go C. would had gone D. would have gone

19. If you had tried your best, you _______ disappointed about the result now.

A. won’t be B. wouldn’t be C. wouldn’t have D. wouldn’t have been

20. I would not have read your diary if you ______ it in such an obvious place.

A. didn’t hide B. hadn’t hid C. hadn’t hidden D. not hid

21. If I had enough money, ___________.

A. I will buy that house B. I’d have bought that house

C. I could buy that house D. I can buy that house

22. ___________ if you take a map.

A. You will get lost B. You won’t get lost

C. You would get lost D. You would have got lost

23. We would save thousands of lives if ________________.

A. we found the remedy for the flu B. we had not found the remedy for the flu C. we find the remedy for the flu D. we’ll find the remedy for the flu

24. I won’t accept unless ____________.

A. Tom to apologize B. Tom is apologizing

C. Tom apologizes D. When Tom apologizes

25. I’ll help you if __________________.

A. you told me the truth B. you tell me the truth

C. you will tell me the truth D. you have told me the truth

26. I wouldn’t have got wet ____.

A. if I had an umbrella with me. B. if I had had an umbrella with me

C. Unless I had had an umbrella with me D. in case I had an umbrella with me

27. _____________ , he would not have had the accident yesterday.

A. If Peter driven more carefully B. If had Peter driven more carefully

C. Had Peter driven more carefully D. Unless Peter had driven more carefully

28. I didn’t listen to him and I didn’t succeed.

A. If I listened to him, I would have succeed.

B. If I had listened to him, I’d have succeeded.

C. If I had listened to him, I would succeed.

D. If I listened to him, I would succeed.

29. If he doesn’t apologize, I will never invite him here again.

A. Unless he apologizes, then I will never invite him here again.

B. Unless he apologizes, or I will never invite him here again.

C. Unless he doesn’t apologize, I will never invite him here again.

D. Unless he apologizes, I will never invite him here again.

30. I have to work tomorrow morning, so I can’t meet you.

A. If I don’t have to work tomorrow morning, I can meet you.

B. If I didn’t have to work tomorrow morning, I would meet you.

C. I could meet you if I don’t have to work tomorrow morning.

D. I can meet you if I didn’t have to work tomorrow morning.

31. Do your homework first and I’ll let you play the computer games.

A. I won’t allow you to do homework when you play the computer games.

B. Let’s play the computer games without doing your homework.

C. You are allowed to play the computer games without doing your homework.

D. Unless you do homework first, I won’t let you play the computer games.

32. I don’t have enough money with me now; otherwise I would buy that coat.

A. If I didn’t have money with me now, I would buy that coat.

B. If I had money with me now, I would buy that coat.

C. If I had money with me now, I wouldn’t buy that house.

D. If I didn’t have money with me now, I wouldn’t buy that house.

33. You drink too much coffee, that's why you can't sleep.



A. If you drank less coffee, you would be able to sleep.

B. You drink much coffee and you can sleep.

C. You wouldn’t sleep well if you hadn't drink any coffee.

D. You can sleep better without coffee.

34. Susan felt sick because she got caught in the rain.

A. If Susan got caught in the rain, she would felt sick.



B. If Susan hadn't got caught in the rain, she wouldn't have felt sick.

C. If Susan hadn't got caught in the rain, she wouldn't feel sick.

D. Susan got caught in the rain and she still felt sick.

35. He didn't hurry so he missed the plane.

A. If he hurried, he wouldn't miss the plane.

B. If he had hurried, he might catch the plane.



C. If he had hurried, he could have caught the plane.

D. He didn't miss the plane because he hurried.


Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence:

1. I didn’t know that you were in hospital, so I didn’t visit you.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

2. Hurry up or you will be late.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

3. She is very busy, so she can’t help me now.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

4. He didn’t phone me because he didn’t know my phone number.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

5. You’re unfit because you don’t take exercise.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

6. Unless you are careful, you will cut yourself with that knife.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

7. If I have time, I’ll help you.

 Unless ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

8. He didn't study his lessons very carefully, so he gets bad marks now.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

9. Dick often causes accidents because he drives carelessly.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

10. I can’t apply for that job because I don’t know English.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

11. Susan is overweight because she eats too much chocolate.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

12. His father often punishes him for his laziness.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

13. Study harder or you'll fail in the next exam.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

14. We did not visit the museum because we had no time.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

15. Without Jack's help, I wouldn't have been able to move the table.

 If ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_______________________________________

10. G. ADVERBIAL CLAUSE OF COMPARISON

I. Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C or D) which best completes each sentence.

1. Of the four dresses, which is _________________expensive?

A. the best B. the most C. the more D. the greater

2. The larger the apartment, the __________________ the rent is.

A. expensive B. more expensive C. expensively D. most expensive

3. The faster we walk, __________________ we will get there.

A. the soonest B. the soon C. the more soon D. the sooner

4. “Why did you buy these oranges?” “They were __________________ I could find”

A. cheapest B. cheapest ones C. the cheapest ones D. the most cheapest

5. She plays the piano __________________ as she sings.

A. as beautifully B. more beautifully C. as beautiful D. the most beautifully

6. The streets are getting more and __________________ these days.

A. crowded B. less crowded C. more crowded D. most crowded

7. The larger the city, __________________the crime rate.

A. highest B. higher C. the highest D. the higher

8. You must explain your problems ________.

A. as clear as you can B. as clearly as you can

C. as clear than you are D. as clearly as you are

9. Nobody in this team plays _________ Tom.

A. as good as B. so well as C. as best as D. as well as

10. Which woman are you going to vote for? –I’m not sure. Everyone says that Joan is _____________.

A. smarter B. the smarter C. more smarter D. more smart

11. Bill is _________________.

A. lazier and lazier B. more and more lazy

C. lazier and more lazy D. more lazy and lazier

12. It’s too noisy here. Can we go somewhere _______________?

A. noisier B. more quiet C. more noisy D. quieter

13. ______the time passes, _____I feel! The deadline of my thesis is coming, but I have just finished half of it.

A. The faster / the nervous B. The more fast / the nervous

C. The fast / the more nervous D. The faster / the more nervous

14. China is the country with__________________ population.

A. the larger B. the more large C. the largest D. the most large

15. She sat there quietly, but during all that time she was getting__________________. Finally she exploded.

A. more and more angry B. the more angry

C. angrier and angrier D. the most angry

16. For ___________ it is certain that in the future some things will be very different.

A. the better or the worse B. the good or the bad

C. good or bad D. better or worse

17. Her grandfather’s illness was__________________ we thought at first.

A. more seriously as B. as seriously as

C. more serious than D. as serious than

18. My brother was feeling tired last night, so he went to bed____________ usual.

A. more early than B. as early as C more earlier as D. earlier than

19._______ you study for these exams, _______ you will do.

A. The harder / the better B. The more / the much

C. The hardest / the best D. The more hard / the more good



  1. His house is _______ mine.

A. twice as big as B. as twice big as C. as two times big as D. as big as twice

21. Today English is ____ international of languages.

A. more B. most C. the most D. the more

22. Is this book more interesting ____ the one you read last week?

A. that B. as C. than D. of

23. The teacher speaks English ____ we do.

A. fluently B. more fluently C. most fluently D. more fluently than

24. John is much ____ I thought.

A. strong B. more strong C. stronger than D. more strong than

25. Thank you! That’s ____ gift I have ever received.

A. the nicer B. a nice C. nicest D. the nicest

26. The little boy spoke English ____ his brother.

A. more fast B. fast than C. the fastest D. faster than

27. Sorry we’re late. Your house is much ____ than we thought.

A. far B. the farthest C. the farther D. farther

28. China is the country with the ____ population.

A. larger B. large C. most large D. largest

29. My sister is much ____ than me.

A. pretty B. prettier C. the prettiest D. more prettier

30. Do you feel ____ today than yesterday?

A. well B. good C. best D. better




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