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I. Listen and fill 1 word in each blank. II. Listen and decide if the following statements are True (T) or False (F). III. Choose the word which has a different stress pattern from the others. IV. Use the correct form of the words in brackets to finish the sentences. V. Fill in each blank with “a”, “an”, or “the” to complete the following passage. VI. Complete each blank in the following passage with the correct word/ phrase from the box.

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Đề 1

A. Listening

I. Listen and fill 1 word in each blank.

1. The child lost the power of ___________ from birth.

2. I am going to __________ the weekend at the grandparents’ house.

3. I got lost and I had to __________ somebody the way.

4. Which ___________ do you like playing?

5. The boy picked up a __________ and threw it into the river.

II. Listen and decide if the following statements are True (T) or False (F)

6. The Gong Festival is held yearly in the Central Highlands.

7. The Hoa Ban festival takes place in Lai Chau

8. The crops depend heavily on the Government.

9. During the festivals, they fly many colorful planes in different shapes and sizes.

10. An old woman was herding the deer up the moutainside

B. Grammar

III. Choose the word which has a different stress pattern from the others.


A. harmful          

B. slowly               

C. cloudy                    

D. unique


A. worship         

B. belong                

C. enjoy                      

D. behave


A. alternate        

B. entertain             

C. symbolize               

D. cultivate


A. heritage         

B. museum             

C. decorate                  

D. blackberry


A. minorities      

B. populated          

C. activity                     

D. experience

IV. Use the correct form of the words in brackets to finish the sentences.

16. Terraced rice fields in Sa Pa are slopes claimed for cultivation in hilly or ________ areas. (mountain)

17. For the Muong, rice is also the main _________ crop. (agriculture)

18. The Muong call their ___________ calendar “sach doi”, which is made from 12 bamboo sticks that represent the 12 months. (tradition)

19. Viet Nam is a country of tremendous ___________ with 54 ethnic groups. (diverse)

20. The ethnic minority groups in Viet Nam have been living in ______ coexistence. (peace)

V. Fill in each blank with “a”, “an”, or “the” to complete the following passage.

(21)__________ history of Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture started in 1891 when (22)____________ French scientist began to collect Cham sculptures that had been discovered in scattered areas of Quang Nam Province and brought them to Da Nang.

(23)___________ first museum building was designed by French architects, and construction began in 1915 and was finished by May 1916. (24)___________ Museum has played (25)_________ important role in preserving sculpture items featuring the cultural, spiritual and ritual lives of the Cham people.

VI. Complete each blank in the following passage with the correct word/ phrase from the box.

use             designs              colors                  slope                 stream            tribe                 takes                image

Cat Cat Village – Sa Pa

Cat Cat Village is located on the Muong Hoa Valley, this is the village of Hmong hill (26)____________. It’s not far from Sa Pa Town, about 3 km and it (27)__________you 45 minutes to walk here. The village is on the (28)___________ of the hill and easy walking, rice and corn are grown here. Visiting Cat Cat Village, we can have a chance to visit a big waterfall on the (29)__________ and the old Hydro-electric Power Station built by the French here. We can also see the (30)____________ of young women sitting by looms with colourful pieces of brocade decorated with designs of flowers and birds. When these pieces of brocade are finished, they are dyed and embroidered with beautiful (31)___________. It is interesting that Hmong women (32)__________ plants and leaves to dye these brocade fabrics. And then they roll a round and smooth section of wood covered with wax on fabrics to polish them, making their (33)___________ durable.

VII. Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank in the following passage.

I live in a small village called Northville. There are about 2000 people here. I love the village (34)__________ it is very quiet and life is slowly and easy. The village is always clean; people look (35)_____________ it with great care. The air is always clean, too. People are much more friendly here than in city because everyone (36)_________ the others, and if someone has a problem, there are always people who can help.

There are only a few things that I don’t like about Northville. One thing is that we have  not  got  many  things  to  do  in  the  evening;  we  haven’t  got  (37)___________ cinemas or theaters. The other thing is that people always talk about (38)___________, and everyone knows what everyone is doing. But I still prefer village life to life in a big city.


A. so                    

B. although                     

C. because                           

D. but


A. for                    

B. at                               

C. up                                    

D. after


A. knows             

B. know                         

C. is knowing                        

D. knew


A. little                

B. some                         

C. any                                    

D. few


A. others              

B. other                          

C. another                              

D. one another

VIII. Complete the following sentences using the cue words.

39. Women/ dance and beat/ rhythm/ the same time.


40. They/ embroider and decorate/ clothes/  beautifully.


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Đề 2

A. Listening

I. Listen and fill 1 word in each blank.

1. The garden is _____________ beautifully.

2. I enjoy picking _____________ in the woods.

3. The sky looks so clear and blue in the _____________.

4. After the survey, we have to _____________ our findings to the class.

5. _____________ the mouse twice to open this file.

II. Listen and decide if the following statements are True (T) or False (F).

6. We children hate running around the fields.

7. The nomadic have a very easy life.

8. The hills are colorful in spring when the wild flowers bloom.

9. Everybody has to work hard for world peace.

10. Riding a bicycle is one of the skills every nomadic child in Mongolia has to learn.

B. Grammar

III. Fill in the blanks with the words in the box.

vast         peaceful           nomadic           inconvenient         hospitable      quiet       safe       slow

11. I love the people in my village. They are so friendly and_____________

12. I sometimes lie and watch the _____________ movement of the clouds.

13. Some people in the mountains of north Viet Nam used to have a _____________ life.

14. Don’t worry. It’s _____________ to travel here, even at night.

15. It’s so _____________ to send a letter from my village. The nearest post office is miles away.

16. Would you please be_____________? There is an exam going on.

17. I love the _____________ sky on starry nights. It looks fantastic.

18. The Tasadays are a_____________tribe. They never fight and never hit their children.

IV. Choose the correct answer.

19. Does she fancy_____________a book to younger children?

A. reads                                  

B. reading                               

C. to read                    

D. read

20. My 6-year old brother really enjoys ___________ in the rain, which is sometimes dangerous.

A. play                                    

B. played                                

C. playing                   

D. plays

21. Have you ever been in such a situation _____________?

A. before                     

B. yet                                      

C. already                   

D. lately

22. I know she has worked  much_____________ this semester than she did last semester.

A. more hardly            

B. hardlier                               

C. more harder            

D. harder

23. They love _____________ with their friends.

A. eat out                    

B. ate out                                

C. having eaten           

D. to eat out

24. This is one of the most ridiculous things that I_____________ in my life.

A. heard                      

B. have heard                          

C. hear                                    

D. will hear

V. Give the correct form of verbs in the brackets.

25. I love (listen) _______ to music with good earphones.

26. My brother likes (cook) _______ , but he detests (do) _______  the washing.

27. She prefers( communicate) _______ with real people to (meet) _______ someone virtual on the Internet.

28. I need (solve) _______ this problem with the customers at once.

VI. Read and answer the following questions.

Yoga originates in India and it is good for both your body and mind. Anyone can do Yoga- women or men, adults or children. Special children’s classes are devised to help them cope with pressures they feel from school work. By learning how to co-ordinate breathing and movement, yoga helps them to develop body awareness, self-control and flexibility. Taking up yoga also helps them to focus and become better with daily routines. An ideal time to do yoga is before breakfast.

29. Where does yoga come from?

=> _____________________

30. Who can do yoga?

=> ______________________

31. Why should children do yoga too?

=> ______________________

32. What is the best time for yoga?

=> ______________________

33. Does yoga help children concentrate on their work?

=> ______________________

VII. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meanings.

34. The Eagle team performed more successfully than the Lion team.

=> The Lion team didn’t___________

35. In the countryside, the children play more freely than in the city.

=> In the city, children____________

36. Our gers are now better equipped than in the past .

=> In the past, our gers weren’t _________

37. A sports car goes faster than an ordinary car.

=> An ordinary car goes ____________

VIII. Complete the following sentences.

38. The/ paddy /field/ /mountain/ usually/ not/ as /large/ those/ in/low /lands.

=> ______________________

39. The/ path/ through/ Dead Valley/ most/dangerous/in/ my/ country.

=> ______________________

40. A city /more /interesting/ activities/ the countryside.

=> ______________________

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Đề 3

I. Listen. Decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

According to the survey's results:

1. Most people don't do enough exercise. ______

2. More people watch movies at the cinema than at home. ______

3. Everybody go for a walk in the different time of a day. ______

4. 84% of the surveyed people often eat out. ______

5. The number of people listening to radio and playing music accounts for nearly 80%. ______

II. Choose the word whose main stress pattern is not the same as that of the others

6. A. procession                  

B. politician                 

C. companion              

D. historian


A. participation              

B. tradition                  

C. attention                 

D. production


A. oblige                         

B. belonging                

C. minority                  

D. virtual  


A. convenient                  

B. anniversary             

C. generation              

D. speciality

III. Complete the sentences/ the text with one word/ phrase in the box

10.___________ is the most popular individual outdoor activity in the UK.

A. staying indoors                  

B. walking                  

C. playing football     

D. doing DIY

11. If you have to do home improvements, ___________ is a good way to save money.

A. staying indoors                  

B. hang out                 

C. playing football     

D. doing DIY

12. I sometimes lie and watch the ___________ movement of the clouds.

A. inconvenient                     

B. nomad                    

C. friendly                  

D. slow

13. Most of old people adore ______________ they usually spend hours growing and watering their plants.

A. cooking                              

B. gardening               

C. fishing                    

D. painting

14. Not many people can explain the ______________ of the customs and traditions at Tet.

A. start                                   

B. begin                      

C. origin                     

D. reason

15. In Vietnam, there is ______________ tidying the house when Tet comes.

A. customs for                        

B. a custom of            

C. custom in               

D. custom with

16. Recently, young people ______________ with tradition by living far from their parents.

A. are breaking                       

B. broke                      

C. were breaking        

D. have broken

IV. Circle the mistake then correct it in each sentence

17. When you come to (A) Brazil, you should ti(B) the waiter 10% for (C) the bill (D)

18. When eating (A) in India, you always should (B) use the (C) right hand. Never use (D) the left hand.

19. On my family (A), children have to (B) get permission (C) before leaving (D) the dining table.

20. When (A) we were young, we have to (B) stand in a row (C) to greet the guests (D) .

21. People have followed (A) the tradition of (B)  give (C) lucky money on Tet for (D) a long time.

V. Complete the correct forms of the words

22. Some ethnic groups use their own _____________________ languages.       (write)

23. It is difficult to persuade young people to keep the _______________ way of life. (tradition)

24. Are you interested in _____________ stamps?            (collect)

25. People in the countryside work ___________on their farms than we can imagine.    (hard)

VI. Fill in each blank with a suitable word given in the box to complete the following passage.

expensive     dangerous         waste         accidents    make         performances         crowds         preserve

Disadvantages of Festivals

Although people love festivals very much, there are also some disadvantages. First, festivals are very costly. Because the general purpose of festivals is to (26) ___________ cultural heritages, a nation is willing to spend a lot of money on this. Moreover, during a festival, most people do not work but spend money on (27)___________ gifts for their friends and relatives. 

Second, festivals can be dangerous. People may drink a lot during a festival and cause road (28)________. In many festivals, there are races like cow-racing and elephant racing which may be (29)___________,  especially for children. Moreover, in some festivals, when people rush to see the events, they may also (30)__________ other people to get hurt. Third, festivals may affect the environment. After a festival, the roads are full of colorful paper, flowers, (31)____________ cans or bottles that people throw away. Trees along the roadsides may be damaged by the (32)_____­­­_______ . Furthermore, the noise from music and other (33)_________ also cause noise pollution.

VII. Read the following passage and answer the questions.


We are the Khmer Krom, one of the biggest ethnic groups in the south of Viet Nam. We live on farming – mostly rice – and fishing on the Mekong River. Life is sometimes hard as our work depends heavily on the weather. When it is not harvest time, the men of the village go fishing from early morning and don’t return until late afternoon. By the time they return, most of the village women will be waiting for them on the river bank. They wait to buy the fish, which they will later sell at the local market or bring to the nearby town for a higher price. The children will be there, too. We love running around and waiting for the boats to come in.

Our most important festival of the year is the Chol Chnam Thmay, which celebrates the New Year. It falls in mid-April. Every family tries to prepare well for the festive activities. The community also visits and helps poor families so that everybody has a happy New Year.

34. Where do the Khmer Krom live?

=> ________________________

35. What does the Khmer’s work depend on?      

=> ________________________

36. What do the men of the village do when it is not harvest time?         

=> ________________________

37. Who will be waiting for the fishing boats to return at the end of a fishing day?        

=> ________________________

38. When do the Khmer Krom celebrate New Year?

=> ________________________

VIII. Combine each pair of sentences to make one sentence, using the words given in brackets

39. Lang Lieu couldn’t buy any special food. He was very poor.                 (because)

=> _______________________

40. Most of Vietnamese are tired preparing for Tet. They look forward to it. (although)

=>  _______________________

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Đề 4

I. Listen and fill in each blank with the word you hear.


One afternoon, I went to a (1) ________ to buy some ink. There was only one young shop assistant in it. He was (2) ________ a book. "I want to buy a (3) ________ of ink", I said. There was no (4) ________. He was still going on reading his book. Then I asked again.

He (5) ________ up and gave me a bottle of ink. When I was out of the shop, I found the (6) ________ he gave me was too much. So I went back to the shop. The man pulled a (7) ________ face when he saw me again.

"Now, what do you want to buy?" he said (8) ______. "Nothing", I said, "you gave me too much change just now, I (9) _____ to give you back the money". "Ah, ah, thank you", the man said with a (10) _____ face.

II. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. activity             

B. nomadic                      

C. waterwheel                   

D. diversity


A. leisure               

B. majority                      

C. socialise                        

D. pasture

III. Find the word which has a different sound in the underlined part.


A. enough             

B. cough                         

C. although                        

D. rough


A. success             

B. accident                      

C. accuracy                        

D. accept


A. university         

B. union                           

C. usage                             

D. umbrella

IV. Choose the word or phrase that best completes each unfinished sentence below.

16. They bought ________ a new car.

A. theyself                                  

B. theyselves                   

C. themself                        

D. themselves

17. They ________ talk in the library.

A. mustn't                                   

B. don't have to               

C. shouldn't to                   

D. needn't to

18. He ________ wear a suit to work but he usually does.

A. doesn't have to                       

B. mustn't                        

C. have to                          

D. must

19. ________ not ask Kate to go with go?

A. When                                      

B. Why                            

C. What                             

D. Who

20. He ________ to music at night.

A. enjoys to listen                       

B. listened                       

C. enjoys listening             

D. is listening

21. He isn't intelligent ________ the problem.

A. enough to solve                      

B. enough money            

C. enough to be solved     

D. many money

22. I have ________ to buy this house.

A. money enough                        

B. enough money           

C. a lots of money             

D. many money

23. He is very studious. He ________ late at night.

A. is studying                              

B. studied                        

C. studies                          

D. study

24. He ________ me at the weekend.

A. visits often                             

B. visited                         

C. like visiting                   

D. often visits

25. Wait a moment! I ________ the word in the dictionary.

A. look up                                   

B. am looking at              

C. am looking up               

D. am looking for

V. Choose the words or phrases thet best fit each of the blank spaces.


When I think of my neighborhood I get (26) ________ . For one thing it is in a crowded street (27) ________ many tall storeyed building on both (28) ________. One can't see the (29) ________ or sunset when one lives in this street. It is always crowded and (30) ________ but for the small hours of the night. All (31) ________ of vehicles move about the streets, especially in the morning and (32)______ office hours. These vehicles raise continuing, loud, unplesant noise. (33) ________ the road is well tarred there is no dust.

There is a school  and a department store (34) ________. The school children add to the crowd and noise of the place. Very often they encroach upon the road for there is no proper playground for them.

Having lived in this neighborhood (35) ________ quite a long time, I long for the rural atmosphere which the poets have sung so much about.


A. sadly                 

B. depressed                    

C. depressing                    

D. anxiously


A. for                    

B. by                                

C. with                              

D. from


A. banks                

B. outside                        

C. inside                            

D. sides


A. sun                    

B. sunrise                         

C. moon                             

D. moon-rise


A. noise                 

B. noisily                         

C. noisy                             

D. noises


A. sorts                  

B. kinds                           

C. types                             

D. all are correct


A. since                 

B. for                               

C. during                           

D. from


A. Since                

B. Because                      

C. As                                 

D. All are correct


A. next to              

B. nearby                         

C. near to                           

D. next


A. for                    

B. since                            

C. during                          

D. in

VI. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form or tense.

36. You should practice (speak) ________ English every day.

37. It (get) ________ hotter and hotter in June.

38. The movie (start) ________ at 8.15 this evening.

39. We already (finish) ________the first semester exams.

40. Mr.Binh (learn) ________ Chinese at school, but he (forget) ________ most of it.

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Đề 5

I. Listen and state whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

Is it Time for Supper?

1. I had dinner with my friend, George last week. ______

2. George is very fat because he likes good food and eats a lot of it._____

3. We sat in the canteen. _____

4. We had a small meal. _____

5. We were in this place for more than 3 hours. _____

II. Choose the word whose main stress pattern is not the same as that of the others


A. nomadic                                 

B. ancestor                   

C. diversity                       

D. reflect


A. majority                                 

B. multicultural           

C. community                  

D. addicted

III. Choose the word that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.


A. taxes                                       

B. watches                   

C. books                           

D. boxes


A. fair                                         

B. hair                          

C. air                                 

D. bag


A. transmit                                

B. exhibition                

C. spy                               

D. slim


A. chemistry                             

B. charge                      

C. chunk                           

D. church


A. knife                                     

B. kill                           

C. know                            

D. knives

IV. Choose the best option (A, B, C or D) to complete the sentences

13. She loves lying and _____________ the slow movement of the clouds.

A. watch                                         

B. to watch                   

C. watching                      

D. watched

14._________ we followed the tradition of coming home for our family reunion, young people in Vietnam go abroad at Tet.

A. Nevertheless                              

B. Although                 

C. But                               

D. However

15. We burn ____________ to show respect to our ancestors during Tet.

A. wood                                          

B. paper                       

C. plastic                          

D. incense

16. The farmer rides a buffalo -____________ cart loaded full of rice home.

A. draw                                           

B. drawing                   

C. drew                             

D. drawn

17. People in the countryside live ___________ than those in the city.

A. happier                                       

B. happily                    

C. happy                           

D. more happily

18. Viet Nam is ______________ multicultural country with 54 ethnic groups.

A. a                                                 

B. an                            

C. the                                

D. A and C

19.__________ ethnic group has the largest population in Viet Nam?

A. Who                                           

B. Which                      

C. Where                          

D. When

20. Mozart was born in Salzburg __________ 1756.

A. in                                                

B. on                            

C. at                                  

D. since

21. __________Saturday night, I went to bed at 11 o'clock.

A. At                                               

B. On                           

C. In                                 

D. From

22. I used __________ fishing.

A. enjoy                                          

B. to enjoy                   

C. enjoying                       

D. to enjoying

V. Circle the mistake then correct it in each sentence.

23. Under (A) the new regulations (B), a worker have to (C) wear protection (D) clothes. 

24. Our (A) grandparents used to be telling (B) us fairy tales (C) when we (D) were small.

VI. Complete the correct forms of the words.

25. Some ethnic groups use their own _____________________ languages. (speak)

26. Are you interested in _____________ baskets? (weave)

27. People in the countryside work ___________on their farms than we can imagine. (hard)

28. __________tribes never stay in the same place for a long time. (nomad)

VII. Fill in each blank with a suitable word given in the box to complete the following passage.

 picks           gets                      ancestors                      place                     full                  cultural       especially            celebrated                    pray

Spring is a time when there are many festivals in our country. Among them, Hoa Ban Festival is the most beautiful and interesting, and it takes (29) _________ in Lai Chau. It is typical of the (30) ____________ life of the Thai people. In the second lunar month of the year, when it (31) ____________ warmer and hoa ban – a kind of beautiful flower in the northwest mountainous area – blossoms, Hoa Ban Festival is (32) ______________. This is a great time for everyone, (33) _____________ for boys and girls. The boy (34) _________ the most beautiful flower and gives it to his girlfriend. This is not only a time for love but also for the Thai people to (35) ____________ for good crops, for happiness, and express their special thanks to the Gods and (36) __________. The festival is always (37) _______ of songs and prayers.

VIII. Read the text then write the answers to the questions below.


My name's John and my best friend is called Pamela. We met thirty years ago when we were both five years old. It was my first day at school and I was very unhappy because I wanted my mother. Pamela gave me a sweet and we became friends immediately. We were together nearly every day until we left school twelve years later.

Then I went to university but Pamela didn't. She got married and had three children. I studied for eight years because I wanted to be an accountant. I had a lot of new friends so I didn't see Pamela very often. Sometimes we didn't meet for months but we often talked on the phone.

38. How old were John and Pamela when they became friends?

=> _________________________________________________ .

39. How often did they meet at school?

=> _________________________________________________ .

40. Why didn't Pamela go to university?

=> _________________________________________________ . 

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Đề 6

I. Listen to a man talking about the Kinh ethnic group in Viet Nam. Decide if the statements below are true (T) or false (F).

1. The Kinh’s population occupies more than 4/5 of Viet Nam’s population. ________

2. The Kinh people only live within Viet Nam. ________

3. People living in different villages may follow the similar rules. ________

4. On occasion of communal events, people gather in one same place. ________

5. Ancient Kinh people just smoked water pipes and didn’t smoke cigarettes.________

II. Listen again. Answer the questions below.

6. Where do the Kinh mostly live?

=>_____________________________________________ .

7. What language group does the Kinh’s language belong to?

=>_____________________________________________ .

8. What are the Kinh’s ancient villages usually surrounded?

=>_____________________________________________ .

9. What is the place common place for all villagers?

=>_____________________________________________ .

10. What is that place for?

=>_____________________________________________ .

III. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.


A. manner                           

B. palm                               

C. pass                            

D. sharp


A. customs                          

B. traditions                        

C. opinions                     

D. forks


A. used                                

B. passed                             

C. visited                        

D. talked

IV. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. accept                             

B. offspring                         

C. oblige                         

D. belonging


A. clockwise                       

B. filmstrip                          

C. reflect                        

D. hostess


A. tradition                         

B. manner                            

C. sociable                      

D. upwards

V. Choose A, B, C or D that best completes each sentence.

17. There are plenty of potatoes in the fridge. You ________ buy any.

A. needn’t                                 

B. mustn’t                           

C. may not                      

D. shouldn’t

18. We are in the hospital. You ________ smoke here.

A. needn’t                                 

B. mustn’t                           

C. may not                      

D. don’t have to

19. He doesn’t mind ________ the window for his father.

A. opened                                 

B. to open                            

C. opening                      

D. open

20. I ________ to go out in the rain even if I have an umbrella.

A. detest                                   

B. hate                                 

C. mind                          

D. adore

21. Karen loves ________ with her sister.

A. to play                                  

B. to playing                        


D. played

22. Tom’s house is ________ than Jerry’s.

A. more high                             

B. higher                             

C. more higher                

D. highest

23. Sooner or ________, your parents will know it.

A. later                                      

B. late                                  

C. soon                           

D. soonest

24. Can you speak a little ________?  I can’t hear it clearly.

A. more clearer                          

B. more clear                       

C. slowlier                      

D. more slowly

25. Anna: ________ is this book?

Elsa: It’s mine.

A. Who                                     

B. Whose                            

C. When                         

D. That

26. Tom: ________going out for dinner?

      Jerry: It’s a good idea.

A. What to                                

B. What                               

C. How                           

D. How about

27.A man in ________ police uniform came across the street.

A. the                                        

B. an                                    

C. a                                 

D. x

28. Tom passed the exam! It is such ________ good news.

A. x                                           

B. an                                    

C. a                                 

D. the

29.There are 54 ________ in Viet Nam.

A. personalities                         

B. persons                           

C. people                        

D. peoples

30.They are all ________ engineers. Every customer is satisfied with their working styles.

A. disturbing                             

B. bad                                 

C. delicious                    

D. experienced

VI. Read the passage and answer the questions.

Music serves as the motivation to work out harder. It is also shown that listening to those top workout tracks can increase endurance during a tough exercise session. USA Today explains this works partly through the power of distraction: When we’re focusing on a favorite album, we may not notice that we just ran an extra mile.

If you are feeling down or depressed, music can be a perfect cure. Studies show that music helps put people in a better mood and gets them in touch with their feelings. Study participants rated “arousal and mood regulation” and “self-awareness” as the two most important benefits of listening to music.

Whether you realized it or not, listening to your favorite songs while walking to class, coming from work, or right before bed provides your mind and body with much more than the enjoyment of the songs; it also has several health benefits to go along with it. So keep on listening! Music is a vital part of human life.


31. What is the benefit of music on exercising?

A. It increases endurance.

B. It listens to top workout tracks.

C. It is explained by USA Today.

D. It can be the perfect cure.

32. According to USA Today, why listening to music helps people exercise longer?

A. Because of the power of distraction.

B. Because of the power of a favorite album.

C. Because of the power of mood regulation.

D. Because of the power of enjoyment.

33. What are the two most important benefits of listening to music rated by study participants?

A. distraction and focus

B. enjoyment and sadness

C. arousal and mood regulation as well as self-awareness

D. endurance increase

34. Which of the following is true?

A. When we’re focusing on a favorite album, we will feel tired.

B. Music can be the perfect cure if you are feeling down or depressed.

C. Music has no health benefits.

D. Music is unimportant.

35. Which of the following is NOT true?

A. Music is a vital part of human life.

B. Music helps people feel better.

C. We should keep on listening to music.

D. Listening to your favorite songs only provides you with the enjoyment of the songs.

VII. Find a mistake in each sentence below.

36. We (A) have a lot (B) of work tomorrow (C). You must (D) be late!

37.You mustn’t (A) to tell (B) anyone what (C) I just told you. It’s a secret (D).

38. We have to (A) rush. We’ve (B) got plenty (C) of time (D).

39. When (A) chew (B) food, we (C) shouldn’t talk (D).

40. My family has (A) followed this tradition (B) for many generation (C). - It’s good (D).

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Đề 7

I. Listen to a conversation between two friends. Decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

1. Amy has a part-time job. _______

2. Amy doesn’t have to do anything special tomorrow. _______

3. Amy says her health hasn’t been very good recently. _______

4. The friends are going to celebrate Stuart’s birthday. _______

5. Amy says she can be with her friends until midnight. _______

II. Find the word which has a different sound in the underlined part.


A. caused                                 

B. promised                         

C. increased                     

D. practiced


A. many                                   

B. complete                         

C. engine                          

D. heavy


A. challenger                            

B. chapter                            

C. character                      

D. chancellor


A. service                                 

B. servile                             

C. sergeant                       

D. servant


A. please                                

B. measure                          

C. bees                             

D. roses

III. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. compliment                       

B. cutlery                            

C. unity                            

D. generation


A. example                             

B. behave                            

C. between                       

D. similar

 IV. Choose the correct answer to complete each of the sentences.

13. Anna: I’ve hugged a bear. - Tom: What? You _______!

A. be kidding                               

B. are kid                            

C. must be kidding          

D. must kidding

14. I think custom is a/ an _______ way of doing something.

A. accepting                                 

B. unacceptable                   

C. accept                          

D. accepted

15. The education gave him a lasting respect for _______.

A. tradition                                  

B. custom                            

C. information                 

D. difference

16. It is bad _______ to talk with your mouth full.

A. manner                                    

B. manners                          

C. tradition                      

D. traditions

17. I’m preparing for the _______ next week.

A. presentable                              

B. present                            

C. presentation                 

D. presenting

18. According _______ tradition, a tree grew on this spot.

A. to                                             

B. by                                   

C. with                             

D. at

19. He broke _______ the family tradition and did not go to the pagoda.

A. by                                            

B. in                                    

C. to                                 

D. with

20. Parents always want their _______ to obey them.

A. ancestors                                 

B. offspring                         

C. adults                          

D. foreigners

21. You _______ read this book, but this book makes you smarter.

A. must                                        

B. have to                            

C. don’t have to               

D. had better

22. This is a deeply _______ piece of music.

A. different                                  

B. important                        

C. spiritual                       

D. disrespectful

V. Read the text and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D for each of the gaps.

A collection has to be cared for and stored, and those tasks train a child to be (23) _______ and orderly. The entertainment value of a growing collection (24) _______immeasurable because sorting and admiring a collection is a source (25) _______ great pleasure for a child. One day he arranges them (26) _______ color; another day he sorts them by type.

Labeling or arranging the items in a collection requires research and critical thinking. Once a collection reaches (27) _______ certain size, jumbling all of the items in a shoe box is not practical. A true collection should be showcased in some way – album, display boxes, or card files. Choosing (28) _______to arrange a collection is good for a child’s (29) _______skills.

Collections (30) _______ actually foster healthy relationships. When your child knows how (31) _______ collect a certain object, family and friends help the collection along by bringing back small gifts (32) _______ their own travels. The new item in his collection them becomes a reminder of that special friend or family member who was so thoughtful towards him.


A. responding                        

B. responsible                      

C. response                      

D. to response


A. has                                     

B. to                                    

C. are                               

D. is


A. of                                       

B. from                                

C. to                                 

D. in


A. of                                       

B. on                                   

C. by                                

D. at


A. a                                        

B. an                                    

C. every                           

D. each


A. why                                   

B. how                                

C. when                           

D. which


A. organizes                           

B. organizing                       

C. organize                       

D. organizational


A. have                                   

B. must                                

C. can                               

D. need


A. for                                     

B. to                                    

C. by                                

D. at


A. at                                       

B. for                                   

C. from                            

D. to

VI. Find a mistake in each sentence below.

33. You should going (A) out more (B) to relax (C) after studying (D).

34. If you think (A) it is going (B) to be easy, you had (C) better thinking (D) again.

35. Visitors can (A) get a bit confusing (B) because (C) there are too many customs (D) in this country.

36. In this (A) city, we have (B) the tradition to (C) worshipping our ancestors (D).

37. They built (A) a wall (B) to avoid soil to be (C) washed away (D).

VII. Rewrite the sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the original one.

38.  Milk is the most nourishing food.

=> Milk is ________________________________________ .

39. Bombay is the richest city in India.

=> Bombay is _____________________________________ .

40. Iron is the most useful metal.

=> Iron is _________________________________________ .

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Đề 8

I. Listen

Listen. Fill in the blanks with the missing words.

1. The Mid-Autum Festival started ___________ years ago.

2. The Festival usually occurs on the ___________ day in September or October.

3. Mooncake, which is made from flavor, meat, egg, dried fruit, ___________’s seed, peanut, is so sweet and good ___________.

4. The Mid-Autumn celebration is an ___________ for members of the family to visit together and share together everything in their year.

Listen again. Decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

5. People often spend the whole day to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. ___________

6. People can eat Moon cake in the different time of a year. ___________

7. Mid – Autumn festival symbolizesthree main things. ___________

8. At this festival, the adults give the children some lucky money. ___________

II. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.


A. command                      

B. carnival                           

C. archway                        

D. anniversary


A. instruments                  

B. others                              

C. basic                              

D. groups


A. showed                        

B. learned                            

C. lived                              

D. discriminated


A. rice                              

B. carnival                           

C. companion                    

D. invade


A. emperor                       

B. commemorate                 

C. incense                          

D. procession

III. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. companion                      

B. procession                    

C. commemoration            

D. magician


A. congratulation

B. celebration                                   

C. vegetarian                     

D. preservation


A. performance                   

B. decoration                   

C. attraction                      

D. reunion

IV. Choose the correct answer to complete each of the sentences.

17. I ___________ Thailand this summer. There must be many interesting festivals.

A. visit                                   

B. am visiting                      

C. visited                           

D. have visited

18. ___________ come for Tet holiday?

A. Why don’t you                  

B. How about                      

C. What about                   

D. Do you like

19. I recommend you ___________ go to Hue and see the festivals there.

A. with                                   

B. by                                   

C. to                                  

D. on

20. Sam regrets ___________ that film in the cinema.

A. to watch                            

B. watches                          

C. watch                            

D. watching

21. We go to Huong pagoda every year to ___________ the tradition alive.

A. do                                      

B. take                                 

C. keep                              

D. preserve

22. This is a statue in ___________ of a national hero.

A. commemoration                

B. procession                       

C. competition                   

D. companion

23. I’m looking ___________ to the Food Festival.

A. by                                      

B. forward                          

C. with                              

D. in

24. Christmas is an occasion for family ___________ in Western countries.

A. participation                      

B. childhood                       

C. reunion                          

D. blossom

25. Buffaloes are good ___________ of Vietnamese farmers.

A. humans                              

B. companions                    

C. fairies                            

D. offspring

26. The story is part of the ancient ___________ of Hung King.

A. legendary                          

B. legend                             

C. court                             


V. Read the passage and choose A, B, C or D to complete each blank.

Hue Festival

Hue Festival is a big cultural event of Hue City that is held every two years. It is the (27) _______ to honor cultural and historical values of that Vietnam’s former capital city. The first Hue Festival (28) _______place in 2000.

At the beginning of Hue Festival, visitors can enjoy (29) _______ colorful and grand opening ceremony with unique (30) _______ of several art groups from Vietnam and other countries. During the festival, there is a variety (31) _______ cultural events such as Hue Poetry Festival, Massive Street Arts Performances, Art Exhibitions, the Week of Vietnam’s historical films. (32) _______, visitors can come and explore some traditional values of Vietnam at Gastronomy Quarters, Traditional  Kite Flying Festival (33) _______ watch “Ao dai” Grand Show, “Oriental night” Show, and sporting activities (34) _______ boat race, human chess, etc. Especially, many ancient scenery of Nguyen Dynasty are also reproduced (35) _______ provide tourists an insight into Vietnam’s feudal era.

Hue Festival is well-known as an (36) _______ festival where cultures of many countries converge together as well as where Vietnamese traditional and cultural values are widely presented to the world.


A. procession                      

B. performance                

C. worship                         

D. occasion


A. lasted                              

B. occurred                      

C. took                              

D. happened


A. every                              

B. a                                   

C. any                                

D. both


A. performances                  

B. reunions                       

C. worships                       

D. offerings


A. from                               

B. of                                 

C. at                                   

D. to


A. Nevertheless                   

B. However                      

C. Otherwise                     

D. Therefore


A. nor                                  

B. so                                 

C. but                                

D. or


A. like                                 

B. love                              

C. hate                               

D. enjoy


A. therefore                         

B. so                                 

C. and                                

D. but


A. uninteresting                  

B. international                

C. unsuccessful                 

D. undecided

VI. Combine each pair of sentences into a compound or complex sentence, using the words in brackets.

37. It was raining outside. The ritual still took place. (ALTHOUGH)

=> ___________________________________________ .

38. Jenny needs to ask me. I will show her how to make chung cakes. (IF)

=> ___________________________________________ .

39. Ha was young. She loved chung cakes very much. (WHEN)

=> ___________________________________________ .

40. Franklin wants to join the Hue Festival. He is preparing for his trip. (BECAUSE)

=> ___________________________________________ .

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Đề 9

I. Listen to the folk tale. Decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

1. The old man couldn’t see anything at all. ___________

2. While eating at the table, he suddenly broke his bowl. ___________

3. He has to sit in front of the stove to finish his meal. ___________

4. The man’s grandson was under five years old. ___________

5. The grandson took the man back to the table. ___________

II. Find the word which has a different sound in the underlined part.


A. danger                             

B. magic                           

C. anger                           

D. angel


A. wicked                            

B. confused                      

C. beloved                       

D. naked


A. companion                      

B. comparison                  

C. company                      

D. compartment

III. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. mountainous                   

B. product                        

C. literature                      

D. unforgettable


A. southern                        

B. highland                      

C. clothing                       

D. experience


A. following                      

B. including                     

C. poultry                         

D. worship

IV. Choose the best answer (A, B, C, or D).

12. ___________ the tortoise was slow, he was very steady and he could win the race.

A. Because                              

B. When                           

C. Although                     

D. Despite

13. In most fairy tales, good characters often ___________ a happy life after a lot of challenges.

A. make                                   

B. go                                

C. do                                

D. lead

14. The hunter saved her life, so she wanted to do something for him in ___________.

A. again                                   

B. back                             

C. return                           

D. turn

15. It is easy for the little girl to fall ___________ sleep when her mother tells her the favorite fairy tale.

A. in                                         

B. into                              

C. to                                 

D. over

16. Folk tales are very good for kids’ personality development because they ___________ kids with many moral lessons.

A. give                                     

B. help                              

C. provide                        

D. tell

17. I prefer reading stories with happy endings ___________ ones with unhappy endings.

A. than                                     

B. to                                 

C. from                            

D. rather

18. I was glad when the ___________ step – mother had to live a miserable life until death.

A. merciful                              

B. gentle                           

C. cunning                       

D. helpless

19. I remember that I first ___________ that story when I ___________ 6 years old.

A. reads – am                           

B. read – was                   

C. readed – was               

D. read – were

20. In his last week’s business trip, my Dad ___________ a collection of folk tales for me.

A. bought                                

B. was buying                  

C. buys                             

D. had bought

21. When our elder brother ___________ us a frightening story, suddenly there ___________ a big knock on the door.

A. was telling – was                

B. were telling – was       

C. told – was                    

D. tells – is

22. The Giong festival is held to ___________ Saint Giong who defeated the invaders.

A. remember                            

B. commemorate              

C. miss                             

D. remind

23. Hue is very famous for its royal court ___________.

A. dances                                 

B. stories                          

C. music                           

D. songs

24. The lion and dragon dances performed at the opening ceremony of the festival was very ___________.

A. impressed                            

B. impress                        

C. impressive                   

D. impressing

25. This American man has tried only two traditional dishes of Vietnam, ___________ he strongly believes that Vietnamese foods are very suitable for him.

A. however                              

B. although                      

C. so                                 

D. but

V. Read the passage. And decide if the statements are true (T) or false (F).

The dragon dance and the lion dance was originated from China, and it has been introduced to many parts of the world. The dragon dance and lion dance are also popular in some traditional festivals in Vietnam. Dragons symbolize wisdom, power and wealth, and they are believed to bring good luck to people. The origin of the dragon dance can be dated back to the Han Dunasty (206 BC – 220 AD). It was then used in a ceremony for worshiping ancestors and praying for rain, and it gradually developed into an entertainment activity. By the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and the Song Dynasty (960-1279), it had become a common ceremonial activity in festival like Chinese New Year.

The dragon body is woven in a round shape of thin bamboo strips, segment-by-segment, and covered with a huge red cloth with dragon scales decorating it. The whole dragon is usually up to 30 meters in length – and people hold rods every 1 to 2 meters to raise the dragon segments.

26. The dragon dance came from China. ___________

27. People think that the dragon dance is associated with luck. ___________

28. The dragon dance was firstly performed for entertainment. ___________

29. People performed the dragon dance to pray for less rain. ___________

30. The whole dragon is usually much more than 30 meters in high. ___________

VI. Read the text and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D for each of the gaps.

Native American Indian groups in North America lived (31) ___________ different cultural regions, each of which developed its own customs and traditions. A custom is the specific way in which (32) ___________ group of people does something. This can include how foods are prepared, what clothing is worn, the kinds of celebrations and much more. The set of customs developed and (33) ___________ by a culture over time is a tradition.

A culture’s customs are often determined by the natural resources found in their environment. In the Desert Southwest region, cloth weaving develop (34) ___________ a custom. The area has fewer large animals whose skins can be used for making clothing or blankets. Cloth weaving was a way (35) ___________ meeting the need for clothing without using animal skins. In the Eastern Woodlands area, however, hunting and fishing were daily activities. Since it was easy to get animal skins, developing skills like weaving were less important.


A. in                                   

B. a                                   

C. on                                

D. of


A. the                                 

B. an                                 

C. a                                  

D. all


A. to share                         

B. sharing                         

C. share                            

D. shared


A. as                                  

B. for                                

C. by                                

D. in


A. by                                  

B. of                                 

C. to                                 

D. as

VII. Rearrange the following words to make a meaningful sentence.

36. people / Kinh / in / together / lived / a harmony / the village / under.

=> _______________________________________________________ .

37. villages / the / are / by / surrounded / bamboo groves.

=> _______________________________________________________ .

38. considered / the husband / is / the family / of / the head.

=> _______________________________________________________ .

39. to / went / live / the bride / with / husband’s / her / family.

=> _______________________________________________________ .

40. my / grandfather / water pipes / smoking / enjoys / drinking / tea / and.

=> _______________________________________________________ .

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Đề 10

I. Listen and decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

1. “Quan ho”singing had been recognized by UNESCO by 2010. _________

2. People will enjoy singing, dancing and games after the main day of the festival. _________

3. Male and female singer don’t sing together. _________

4. Pot beating is one of the traditional games in the festival. _________

5. Coming to Lim festival, people can learn more about Mekong Delta region. _________

II. Find the word which has a different sound in the underlined part.


A. rough                                

B. enough                             

C. laugh                        

D. though


A. design                               

B. basic                                 

C. physical                    

D. preserve


A. stage                                 

B. package                            

C. village                       

D. manage

III. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.


A. television                          

B. reflection                          

C. ceremony                  

D. technical


A. unity                               

B. carnival                            

C. monster                    

D. companion


A. dessert                            

B. worship                            

C. ancient                      

D. picture

IV. Choose the best answer (A, B, C or D).

12. Can you do it _________? I cannot follow you.

A. slow                                      

B. more slowly                     

C. more quickly            

D. quickly

13. The Thai hold many festivals and _________ with alternating songs every year.

A. costumes                              

B. religions                           

C. ceremonies               

D. ancestors

14. The Lao are one of _________ many Thai – speaking peoples.

A. the                                        

B. a                                       

C. an                             

D. A and C

15. I am a city boy, but I really like _________ the cattle at the pasture.

A. flying                                    

B. caring                               

C. herding                     

D. harding

16. The wall is _________ painted with blue, red and white.

A. colourful                               

B. colourfully                       

C. colour                       

D. coloured

17. She is one of _________ most popular singers now.

A. a                                           

B. an                                     

C. some                         

D. the

18. We really like that festival; _________, we can’t arrange time to join it.

A. but                                        

B. however                           

C. although                   

D. both A & B

19. This information is outdated. You _________ search for the most updated information.

A. must                                     

B. mustn’t                             

C. should                      

D. shouldn’t

20. When the respresentative _________ a speech for the opening ceremony, it _________ to rain.

A. made – started                                                                     

B. was making – started

C. made – was starting                                                            

D. was making – was starting

V. Find one mistake in each sentence and correct.

21. The student fancy (A) reading (B) books on (C) travel and tourism (D).

22. There were (A) a lot more (B) people joining (C) the festival than I had thought at firstly (D).

23. I love the countryside life although (A) it was (B) the most (C) colourful part (D) of my childhood.

24. You needn’t (A)  watch TV a lot (B) at night because (C) it will make you feel very tired (D).

25. When we turned (A) 16 years, our parents started (B) to allow (C) us going out (D) at night until 10.

VI. Read the passage and answer the questions.

Ethnic Groups

Vietnam is a multi – nationality country with 54 ethnic groups. The Viet (Kinh) people account for 87% of the country’s population and mainly inhabit the Red River delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong delta and major cities. The other 53 ethnic minority groups, totaling over 8 million people, are scattered over mountain areas (covering two – thirds of the country’s territory) spreading from the North to the South.

Among ethnic minorities, the most populated are Tay, Thai, Muong, Hoa, Khmer, Nung… with a population of around 1 million each, while the least populated are Brau, Roman, Odu with several hundred people each.

A number of ethnic minorities had mastered some farming techniques. They grew rice plants in swamped paddy fields and carried out irrigation. Others went hunting, fishing, collecting and lived a semi-nomadic life. Each group has its own culture, diverse and special. Beliefs and religions of the Vietnamese ethnic minority groups were also disparate from each other.

26. Why Vietnam is a multi-nationality country?

A. Because there are 54 nationalities in Vietnam.

B. Because the Kinh is the most major ethnic group in Vietnam.

C. Because there are many people in Vietnam.

D. Because there are 54 peoples in Vietnam.

27. Who is the most populated people in Vietnam?

A. The Kinh                              

B. The Thai                           

C.The Tay                     

D. The Khmer

28. Where do ethnic minority groups mainly live?

A. In lowland areas                   

B. In major cities                  

C. In mountainous        

D. In the Mekong delta

29. Which of the following statements is true of minor ethnic peoples?

A. They account for 87% of the country’s population.

B. Many were good at farming methods.

C. The least populated are Tay, Thai, Muong, Hoa, Khmer.

D. All groups have the same culture.

30. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

A. The lease populated are Brau, Roman, Odu.

B. The (Kinh) people mainly inhabit the Red River delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong delta and major cities.

C. Beliefs and religions of the Vietnamese ethnic minority groups were the same.

D. Some minor groups went hunting, fishing, collecting and lived a semi-nomadic life.

VII. Read the passage and choose A, B, C or D to complete each blank.

The British generally (31) _________ a lot of attention to good table manners. Even young children are expected to eat properly with knife and fork. We eat most of our food with (32) _________. The foods we do not eat with a knife, fork or spoon include sandwiches, crisps, corn on the cob, (33) _________ fruit.

If you cannot eat a certain type of food or have some special needs, tell your host several days before the dinner party. If you are a guest, it is polite to wait until your host starts eating or indicates you (34) _________ do so. It shows consideration. Always chew and swallow all the food in your mouth (35) _________ taking more or taking a drink. Always say thank you when served something. It shows appreciation.


A. pass                                

B. keep                                 

C. have                          

D. pay


A. cutlery                            

B. knight                               

C. filmstrip                    

D. tip


A. nor                                  

B. and                                   

C. but                            

D. so


A. ought                              

B. must                                 

C. should                      

D. have


A. after                                

B. before                               

C. until                          

D. till

VIII. Make complete sentences based on the given words.

36. It / be / traditional / Vietnamese people / be / modest / and / boasting / be / often / criticize.

=> _________________________________________________________________ .

37. It / be / always / man / not / woman / pay / bill / when / eat / out.

=> _________________________________________________________________ .

38. If/ you/ come/ their homes/ meal time/ Vietnamese/ probably/ invite/ you/ sit down/ and/ share/ whatever food/ available.

=> _________________________________________________________________ .

39. It/ be/ necessary/ Vietnamese youngsters/ attend/ traditional festivals/ understand/ further more/ history/ culture/ country.

=> _________________________________________________________________ .

40. Beautiful princess/ walk/ desperately/ dark wood/ suddenly/ prince/ appear/ save/ her.

=> _________________________________________________________________ .

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