“You shouldn’t drink too much coffee at night”, said Bob.
VI. ĐỌC HIỂU: A. Chọn từ ứng với A, B, C, D ở mỗi câu điền vào chỗ trống để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau:
When eating, most Americans hold a fork in the .............1...............with which they write. Americans eat away from home often, and usually they pay for their own meals when dining with friends.
When Americans greet one another they often exchange a firm ..........2.......... . They may greet strangers on the street by saying “Hello” or “.........3..........”. Friends often greet each other with “How are you?” and respond “...........4.........”. Americans do not really expect any other answer to the question “How are you?” because it is a way of ...............5........... Except in formal situations, people speak to each other by their given names once they are acquainted.
1. A. head B. mind C. notebook D. hand
2. A. adventure B. handshake C. hug D. occasion
3. A. Goodbye B. Good morning C. Not bad, thanks D. Take care
4. A. Bye B. So long C. No smoking D. Fine, thanks
5. A. having dinner B. shaking hands C. saying hello D. saying goodbye
B. Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn câu trả lời thích hợp cho mỗi câu hỏi:
If you are invited to someone’s house in America for dinner, you should bring a gift, such as a bunch of flowers or a box of chocolates. If you give your host a wrapped gift, he or she may open it in front of you. Opening a present in front of the gift-giver is considered polite. It shows that the host is excited about receiving the gift and wants to show his or her appreciation to you immediately. Even if the host doesn’t like it, he or she will tell a “white lie” and say how much they like the gift to prevent the guest from feeling bad.
If your host asks you to arrive at a particular time, you should not arrive exactly on time or earlier than the expected time, because this is considered to be potentially inconvenient and therefore rude, as the host may not be ready.
1/What should you bring if you are invited to someone’s house in America for dinner?
A. wine B. gift C. fruit D. flower
2/Opening a present in front of the gift-giver is considered …….
A. good B. bad C. polite D. impolite
3/What will the host do if he or she doesn’t like the present?
A. tell a “white lie”. B. say how much they dislike the present.
C. prevent the guest from being happy. D. All of them.
4/When should you arrive if you are asked a particular time?
A. earlier than the expected time B. later than the expected time
C. exactly on time D. very late
5/Why shouldn’t you arrive exactly on time if you are invited to a dinner at a particular time?
A. you are impolite. B. the host may not be ready.
C. the host is not at home. D. you go there by bus.
C. Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn câu trả lời thích hợp cho mỗi câu hỏi:
How do television and other visual media affect the lives of individuals and families all over the world? The media can be very helpful to people who carefully choose the movies and shows that they watch. With high quality programs in various fields of study, such as science, medicine, history, arts, and so on, TV and video tapes increase the viewers’ knowledge, they can also improve thinking ability. Moreover, TV benefits elderly people who cannot go out often, as well as patients in hospital. Additionally, it offers language learners the advantage of "real-life" audiovisual instruction and aural comprehension practice at any time of day or night. Television and video can also provide almost everyone with good entertainment – a pleasant way to relax and spend free time at home.
Nevertheless, there are several serious disadvantages to the visual mediA. First of all, some people watch the "tube" for more hours a day than they do anything else. Instead of spending time taking care of their kids, many parents use TV as an "electronic baby-sitter". As a result, TV and video can easily replace family communication, physical activities and other interests. Secondly, those who, young and old, spend more time watching TV than manual work can easily suffer from near-sightedness and obesity.
The third negative feature of the media is the amount of violence and horror on the screen that has bad effect on children and teenagers. Finally, the most negative effect of TV and video might be addiction. People often feel a strange and powerful need to watch TV or play a video tape even when they do not enjoy it or have free time for entertainment.
1. What is the main idea of the paragraph?
A. Children should not be allowed to watch, TV.
B. TV is a good baby-sitter
C. Television and other visual media have both advantages and disadvantages.
D. All are correct.
2. To many elderly people and patients in hospitals, TV ________.
A. is an ideal tool of entertainment B. must be banned
C. has bad effects on their health D. is not enjoyable
3. The word "tube" in the second paragraph means _______.
A. baby-sitter B. computer C.TV D. cassette player
4. What is the relation of TV and health?
A. TV makes a patient recover quickly.
B. TV is a good healer.
C. Watching TV is good for our health.
D. Watching TV too much easily leads to near-sightedness and obesity.
5. Which sentence is not true?
A. TV never causes addiction.
B. TV can help increase people's knowledge.
C. Watching TV is a pleasant way to relax and spend free time at home.
D. There are violence and horror on TV.
D. Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn câu trả lời thích hợp cho mỗi câu hỏi:
Parents send their children to school to prepare for the time when they grow up. Children learn their native language so that they will be able to communicate fluently with other people around them. Moreover, they can preserve the value culture and literature of their country. They learn foreign languages in order to benefit from other countries’ heritage. The more foreign languages they learn, the more benefits they get. Children also learn mathematics to calculate, geography to know about nature, and history to know about human beings and historical events. Nearly everything they study at school has some practical uses in their life.
1). Parents send their children to school to . . . .
A). make them grow up B). prepare for their future
C). learn English D). play better
2). Why do children have to learn their native language?
A). To learn foreign languages.
B). To communicate fluently with other people around them.
C). To know about nature.
D). To benefit from foreign countries' heritage.
3). According to the passage, children learn history to know about . . . .
A). the mankind B). practical uses in life
C). people and historical events D). events of the history
4). How many school subjects are mentioned in the passage?
A). Five B). Seven C). Four D). Six
5). Most of the things children learn at school . . . ..
A). have no use B). are not necessary
C). have some practical uses D). are useless
E. Chọn từ ứng với A, B, C, D ở mỗi câu điền vào chỗ trống để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau:
When my parents married, they rented a small house and they didn’t have a lot of money for furniture. The kitchen had a sink for washing up and a cooker, but that was all. They (1)________ an old table and chair from the market. They borrowed a sofa which was (2)_______ old, but they covered it with modern materials so it was bright and cheerful.
Outside, there was a small garden (3) ________ the house, but in front of it there was only the roaD. Luckily the road wasn’t busy, so I could cross it to reach the park on the opposite side. We lived there (4) __________ I was ten and we were very happy. We had to move house because it was too small when my twin sisters were born. We all (5)___________sad when we left.
1. A. bought B. sold C. became D. brought
2. A. more B. also C. even D. little
3. A. before B. through C. by D. behind
4. A. when B. after C. until D. to
5. A. spent B. thought C. had D. felt
F. Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn câu trả lời thích hợp cho mỗi câu hỏi:
There are a lot of Americans who don’t smoke or drink .They even do not want people to do those things in their houses. It’s always best to ask before you light up a cigarette, if you’re with people you don’t know very well. Non-smokers have become more militant about smoking in public places. Many restaurants, for instance, have established special sections for smokers.
1/ Many Americans don’t……
A. play cards B. smoke C. drink D. smoke and drink
2/ They don’t want the others to smoke and drink in their …….
A. houses B. gardens C. restaurants D. living rooms
3/ What should we do if we want to smoke a cigarette?