Bộ tài liệu và bài tập Tiếng Anh lớp 7 theo chương trình mới – Chuyên đề WRITING (UNIT 1-6)

UNIT 1 MY HOBBIES

G. WRITING

I. Complete the conversation, using the words or phrases given.

A: What is your hobby?

B: Well, I like collecting stamps.

A: How can you collect your stamps?

B (1) ____________________________________________________________

(I/ buy/ post office. I/ also/ ask/ members of family/ relatives)

(2) ____________________________________________________________

(Sometimes/I/ exchange/ stamps/ other people)

A:How do you organize your collection?

B: (3) ___________________________________________________________

(I/ divide/ different groups/ animals/ plants/ birds/ so on)

A:Why do you collect stamps?

B: (4) ___________________________________________________________

(I/ know more/ people/ animals/ plants)

A:What will you do next?

B: (5) ___________________________________________________________

(I/ collect/ more stamps)

 

II. Make correct sentences from the words and phrases given.

1. When/ you/ start/ hobby?

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2.We/ find/ make/ models/ very interesting/ because/ we/ should/ creative.

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3.I/ think/ future/ people/ take up/ more/ outdoor activities.

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4. My best friend/ not/ like/ mountain climbing/ because/ he/ afraid/ heights.

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5.My sister/ enjoy/ cook/ and/ make/ new dishes/ her own.

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III. Rewrite the sentences, using the given words.

1. What is the price of this watch?

How much _____________________________________________?

2. What is the price of these beautiful scarves?

How much ______________________________________________?

3. Can you tell me the way to Dong Nai Post office?

Can you tell me __________________________________________?

4. Can you tell me the way to the station?

Can you tell me __________________________________________?

5. They are fast typists.

They ___________________________________________________

6. Peter is a hard worker.

Peter ___________________________________________________

7. There are no bottles on the shelf.

There aren’t _____________________________________________

8. We have no time to prepare the speech.

We don’t have ___________________________________________

IV. Use the words and phrases to write a passage.

1. Stamp collection/ be/ interesting hobby.

2. You/ can learn many things, such/ the geography/ a country/ stamps.

3. Postal stamps/ be a source/ interesting facts/ important dates/ every country/ the world.

4. It/ make stamp collecting/ become very popular.

5. As you look at the pages/ a stamp album, you/ can learn interesting details/ foreign customs/ arts/ literature/ history/ culture.

6. Their colors/ can make/ you feel relaxed/ happy.

7. Collecting stamps/ can become/ a business.

8. If you are lucky/ finding/ special stamp, it/ will bring/ you some money besides knowledge/ pleasure.

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UNIT 2: HEALTH

G. WRITING

I. Write the conversations for each situation to give advice, using the phrases given. Then practise them with your partners.

Example: (toothache/ eat any more sweet things / go to the dentist)

A: What’s the matter?

B: I have toothache.

A: Poor you! You shouldn’t eat any more sweet things. You should go to the dentist.

1.(flu/ be at school / stay at home)

A:_____________________________________________________________________

B:_____________________________________________________________________

A:_____________________________________________________________________

2.(earache/ go to the doctor / wait for it to be better )

A:_____________________________________________________________________

B:_____________________________________________________________________

A:_____________________________________________________________________

3.(stomachache/ lie down / eat anything )

A:_____________________________________________________________________

B:_____________________________________________________________________

A:_____________________________________________________________________

4.(headache/ read any books / take a painkiller)

A:_____________________________________________________________________

B:_____________________________________________________________________

A:_____________________________________________________________________

5.(sore throat/ take some medicine/ eat any crisps )

A:_____________________________________________________________________

B:_____________________________________________________________________

A: ____________________________________________________________________

II. Make correct sentences from the words and phrases given.

1. We/ keep/ our bodies/ warm/ avoid/ flu/ a cold.

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2. Getting/ enough/ rest/ help/ you/ concentrate/ school.

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3. Vitamins/ play/ important/ role/ our diet.

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4. You/ not/ play/ more/ computer games/ free time.

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5. Doctor/ asking/ Mai/ questions/ about/ health problems.

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III. Can you rewrite the following sentences in correct English?

1.    Laughing is not good with health.

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2. Some people have a very bad habit in littering in public.

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3. People who live in a dusty area often suffer on diseases.

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4. In prevent flu, we should keep our hands clean, out feet warm.

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5. She has a sore throat yesterday.

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IV. Write a paragraph (100 – 150 words) to talk about HOW TO KEEP A HEALTHY LIFE?

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UNIT 3: COMMUNITY SERVICE

G. WRITING

I. Use the words and phrases to complete sentences.

1. The lakes/ are full/ rubbish. We should/ ask our friends/ clean them this Sunday.

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2. The hurricane/ was terrible. Many houses/ are destroyed/ many people became homeless.

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3. They are cold/ hungry. They have/ live/ the street this winter. We should ask people/ help them.

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4. We/ can cook meals/ bring them/ homeless people.

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5. We can ask people/ donate warm clothes/ help them/ rebuild their houses.

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6. Yesterday I/ go to school late because I/ miss the bus.

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7. Do you like/ work with children/ or with elderly people?

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8. It’s good/ donate blood because you/ can save people’s lives.

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II. Use the cues to make sentences in the present perfect.

1. I/ buy/ a laptop/ but I/ not use/ it.

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2. I/ write/ a blog/ but I/ not upload/ any photos to it.

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3. We/ start/ the game/ half an hour ago/ hut we/ not finish/ it.

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4. My dad/ be/ to London/ but he/ not see/ Big Ben.

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5. I/ read/ my English book/ but I/ not do/ my English homework.

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6. They/ have/ lunch/ but they/ not have/ dinner.

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7. I/ download/ some songs/ but I/ not listen/ to them.

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III.Use the cues to make sentences in the present perfect.

1. I/ buy/ a laptop/ but I/ not use/ it.

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2.I/ write/ a blog/ but I/ not upload/ any photos to it.

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3.We/ start/ the game/ half an hour ago/ but we/ not finish/ it.

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4.My dad/ be/ to London/ but he/ not see/ Big Ben.

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5.I/ read/ my English book/ but I/ not do/ my English homework.

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6.They/ have/ lunch/ but they/ not have/ dinner.

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7.I/ download/ some songs/ but I/ not listen/ to them.

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IV.Complete the sentences about you.

1.I like to take part in volunteer work because I think ____________________________

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2.I think we should help street children in our city because ________________________

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3.So far I have donated_____________________________________________________ Last month I helpe

4.Last month I help _______________________________________________________

5.I feel more confident after joining a charitable organization because________________

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6.In order to make our school green and clean, my classmates and I have_____________

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7.One of my classmates comes from a poor family, so I have_______________________

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8.I decided to volunteer to clean the street up because ____________________________

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9.I think we can help elderly people by________________________________________

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10.I believe that volunteers are the happiest people because________________________

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UNIT 4:MUSIC AND ARTS

G. WRITING

I. Complete sentences with too or either.

1. We often go to the library on Sunday afternoon, they…………………………

2. Susan can speak Japanese, Tom…………………………………………………..

3. Minh didn’t see the train, Nga……………………………………………………..

4. Hoa will fly to Hong Kong next month, and her mother……………………..

5. The pineapples aren’t ripe. And the durians ……………………………………

6. March is hot, and May ……………………………………………………………..

7. The boys shouldn’t smoke cigarettes and the girls…………………………….

8. I don’t know how to use a computer and my friends………………………….

9. She likes eggs, and her brothers ………………………………………………….

10. They stayed at home last night, and their children……………………………

II. Combine the sentences. Use the words in brackets.

1. Mr Pike teaches history of arts. Mrs May teaches history of music.SAME SUBJECT

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2. This bike is 800,000 VND. That bike is 600,000 VND (PRICE … DIFFERENT)

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3. Linda didn’t go to the concert show last night. Susan didn’t go to the concert show last night. (EITHER)

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4. Classical music is interesting. Folk music is interesting. (AS … AS)

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5. Mr. Owen speaks English. Mrs. Phan speaks English. (SAME LANGUAGE)

III. Complete each sentence so that it means the same as the sentence above.

1.This room is larger than the one at the end of the corridor of the art gallery.

The room at the end of the corridor of the art gallery is not_________________________ .

2.I think action films are more exciting than romance films.

In my opinion, romance films are not__________________________________________ .

3. Salvador Dali’s paintings are different from Picasso’s paintings.

Picasso’s paintings are not __________________________________________________ .

4.I am interested in comic books, and my brother is also interested in comic books.

I am interested in comic books, and my brother is _______________________________ .

5.My mother doesn’t like thrillers. I don’t like them.

My mother doesn’t like thrillers, and I don’t____________________________________ .

6.She takes photographs and collects coins as hobbies.

Her hobbies are __________________________________________________________ .

7.“Chèo” or “Cảilương” are considered some kinds of traditional opera in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam has some kinds of_________________________________________________ .

8.My sister sings better than me.

I don’t sing______________________________________________________________ .

9.Ballets and modern dance are quite different.

Ballets and modern dance are not ____________________________________________ .

10.The project was shorter than we thought at first.

The project was not as_____________________________________________________ .

IV. Write a letter to invite a friend to a circus, using the following cues.

Dear Nam

1.I/ happy/ hear/ that/ you/ your family/ well.

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2.You/ remember/ circus/ we/ see/ last year?

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3.Circus/ coming/ again/ our city.

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4.My father/ tickets/ circus.

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5.We/ you/ go/ us.

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6.You/ free/ this weekend?

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7.We/ meet/ 7 pm/ outside/ theatre.

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8.Show/ begin/ 7.30 pm.

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9.I/ hope/ we/ good time/ together.

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10.I/ look forward/ see/ you/ there.

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Have a good day!

Regards,Tuan

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UNIT 5:VIETNAMESE FOOD AND DRINK

G. WRITING

I. Choose the sentence that has the same meaning as the first.

1. Somebody might have stolen your car.

A. Your car might have been stolen.

B. Somebody might have been stolen your car.

C. Your car might be stolen.

D. Your car might have be stolen by somebody.

2. They think that the owner of the house has gone abroad.

A. The owner of the house is thought to go abroad.

B. The owner of the house is thought to have been going abroad.

C. The owner of the house is thought to have been gone abroad.

D. The owner of the house is thought to have gone abroad.

3.She started work three months ago.

A. She had been working for three months.

B. It is three months since she started work.

C. She is working here for three months now.

D. It’s three months that she worked for.

4. My career as a teacher began 14 years ago.

A. I have started teaching for 14 years now.

B. For 14 years have I been a teacher.

C. I was a teacher for 14 years.

D. I have been a teacher for 14 years now.

5. It has always been my ambition to become a famous artist.

A. I want to become a famous artist as soon as possible.

B. Always in my life do I want to become a famous artist.

C. I have always dreamt of becoming a famous artist.

D. Dreaming of becoming a famous artist, I always have that ambition.

II. Rewrite the sentences, using the given words.

1. Tim is better at English than Susan.

→ Susan isn’t_________________________________________________

2. We spent five hours getting to London.

→ It took _____________________________________________________

3. Listening to music gives him pleasure.

→ He enjoys _______________________________________________

4. She is more beautiful than her younger sister.

→ Her ____________________________________________________

5. They began studying English in 2004.

→ They ___________________________________________________

6. You ought to go to school now.

→ It’s time ________________________________________________

7. My father works as a teacher at a high school.

→ My ____________________________________________________

8. We can’t afford to buy the car.

→ The car is _______________________________________________

9. People say that he beats his wife.

→ He is said to _____________________________________________

10. She bought that house in 1990.

→ She has _________________________________________________

 

III.Make questions with “How much” or “How many” and the cues given.

1.water/ you/ drink/ every day?

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2.students/ in you class?

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3.hours/ you/ sleep/ every night?

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4.money/ you/ have/ in your bag or pocket?

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5.subjects/ you/ study/ at school?

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IV. Use the words and phrases to complete the text.

EATING HABITS IN VIET NAM

1. Meals/ Viet Nam – lunch or dinner – must/ include rice. Traditionally, Vietnamese meals/ prepared by wives or mothers and the whole family/ is expected/ eat.

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2. However, families now may have only one meal a day at home, and it may not include all the family members.

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3. Tastes, cooking methods, and dishes/ be different among the 3 regions: the North, the Central,/ the South. Nowadays, these differences/ become small.

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4. When family/ not have time to prepare meals, they/ eat out. Employees/ have lunch somewhere/ by the work places.

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5. Since Viet Nam/ opened/ doors to foreign investors, more foreigners/ have stayed/ worked in Viet Nam.

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6. As/ result, more foreign restaurants/ been opened in Viet Nam, especially/ big cities.

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7. Young people/ Viet Nam now like fast food because/ its conveniences. Vietnamese fast food shops/ been opened, and the most successful/ food chain/ is Pho 24.

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8. In recent years, there/ been more Vietnamese fast food chains such/ Bun Bo Hue 3A3.

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UNIT 6: THE FIRST UNIVERSITY IN VIET NAM

G. WRITING

I. Complete the second sentence in each pair so that it has similar meaning to the first sentence.

1. People invented the wheel thousands of years ago.

→ Thewheel…………………………………………………………………………

2. My father waters these flower every morning.

→ These flowers…………………………………………………………………….

3. People use computers all over the world.

→ Computers………………………………………………………………………..

4. Are they building a statue of Chu Van An?

→ Is………………………………………………………………………………….. ?

5. John invited Fiona to his birthday party last night.

→ Fiona………………………………………………………………………………

6. They keep many ancient things in museums.

→ Many ancient things…………………………………………………………….

7. Do four busy streets surround the Temple of Literature?

→ Is………………………………………………………………………………….. ?

8. People make many famous films in Hollywood.

→ Many famous films……………………………………………………………..

9. Her mother is preparing the dinner in the kitchen.

→ The dinner………………………………………………………………………..

10.I do all my homework on my computer.

→ All my homework……………………………………………………………….

II. Turn these sentences into passive voice.

1. The bill includes service.

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2. Nana chooses the book carefully.

→………………………………………………………………………………………

3. We don’t use that room.

→………………………………………………………………………………………

4. They grow fruits in California.

→………………………………………………………………………………………

5. These jeans attract many young people.

→………………………………………………………………………………………

6. People don’t use this road very often.

→………………………………………………………………………………………

7. I wash the dishes in the evening.

III.Write the sentences about the Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy, using the cues given.

1.Temple of Literature/ built/ 1070/ at the time/ Emperor Ly Nhan Tong.

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2.In 1076/ Imperial Academy/ Vietnam’s first national university/ built/ within/ Temple of Literature.

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3.It/ a learning centre/ teach/ Vietnam’s mandarin class.

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4.The university/ function/ more than 700 years/ 1076 – 1779.

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5.During that period/ 2,313 doctors/ graduated/ Imperial Academy.

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6.There/ 82 stone tablets/ names and origins/ 1307 doctors/ corresponding to/ 82 royal examinations/ 1442 – 1779.

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7.Emperor Tran Minh Tong/ invite/ Chu Van An/ the principal/ the Imperial Academy.

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8.If/ you/ visit/ temple/ beginning of the year/ or/ May/ you/ see/ many students/ come/ rub/ the tortoise heads.

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9.They/ believe/ it/ bring/ them good luck.

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10.2010/ the 82 Doctors’ stone tablets/ recognise/ UNESCO/ a Memory/ World.

IV. Write a report about how to make a trip to the Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy, using the cues given.

Location: 10 minutes away from HoanKiem Lake by bus

Address: 58 QuocTuGiamSweet, Dong Da District, Hanoi.

What to see:

·      five courtyards after going through the main gate

·      Khue Van Pavilion in the second courtyard

·      the Doctors’ stone tablets in the third courtyard

·      Thai Hoc House in the last courtyard, used as the Imperial Academy.

Opening hours: 8.30am – 11.30am and 1.30pm – 4.30pm every day except Monday and national holidays

Tickets:10,000VND/ ticket

1.The Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy is about_____________________

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2.It is located at___________________________________________________________

3.When you enter the main gate, you can see____________________________________

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4.The Temple of Literature opens at___________________________________________

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5.The ticket costs_________________________________________________________

 

 

ANSWER KEYS

UNIT 1 MY HOBBIES

G. WRITING

I. Complete the conversation, using the words or phrases given.

1. I buy stamps from the post office. I also ask the members of my family and my relatives.

2. Sometimes I exchange my stamps with other people.

3. I divide my stamps into different groups, such as animals, plants, birds, and so on.

4. Because I know more about people, animals, and plants.

5. I will collect more stamps.

II. Make correct sentences from the words and phrases given.

1. When did you start your hobby?

2. We find making models very interesting because we should be creative.

3. I think in the future people will take up more outdoor activities.

4. My best friend does not like mountain climbing because he is afraid of heights.

5. My sister enjoys cooking and making new dishes on her own.

III. Rewrite the sentences, using the given words.

1. How much is this watch?

2. How much are these beautiful scarves?

3. Can you tell me how to get to Dong Nai Post office?

4. Can you tell me how to get to the station?

5. They type fast.

6. Peter works hard.

7. There aren’t any bottles on the shelf.

8. We don’t have any time to prepare the speech.

 

IV. Use the words and phrases to write a passage.

Stamp collection is an interesting hobby. You can learn many things, such as the geography of a country from stamps. Postal stamps are a source of interesting facts and important dates about every country in the world. It makes stamp collecting become very popular.

As you look at the pages of a stamp album, you can learn interesting details of foreign customs, arts, literature, history and culture. Their colors can make you feel relaxed and happy.

Collecting stamps can become a business. If you are lucky in finding a special stamp, it will bring you some money besides knowledge and pleasure.

 

 

UNIT 2: HEALTH

G. WRITING

I. Write the conversations for each situation to give advice, using the phrases given. Then practise them with your partners.

1. A: What’s the matter?

B: I have flu.

A:  Poor you! You should be at school. You should stay at home.

2.A: What’s the matter?

B:  I have an earache.

A:  Poor you! You should go to the doctor. You shouldn’t wait for it to be better.

3. A: What’s the matter?

B:  I have a stomachache.

A:  Poor you! You should lie down. You shouldn’t eat anything.

4. A: What’s the matter?

B:  I have a headache.

A:  Poor you! You shouldn’t read any books. You should take a painkiller.

5. A: What’s the matter?

B:  I have a sore throat.

A:  Poor you! You should take some medicine. You shouldn’t eat any crisps.

II. Make correct sentences from the words and phrases given.

1. We should keep our bodies warm to avoid flu or a cold.

2. Getting enough rest helps you (to) concentrate well at school.

3. Vitamins play an important role in our diet.

4. You should not play more computer games in your free time.

5. The doctor is asking Mai some questions about her health problems.

III. Can you rewrite the following sentences in correct English?

1. Laughing is good for health.

2. Some people have a very bad habit of littering in public.

3. People who live in a dusty area often suffer from diseases.

4. To prevent flu, we should keep our hands clean, our feet wam.

5. She had a sore throat yesterday.

IV. Write a paragraph (100 – 150 words) to talk about HOW TO KEEP A HEALTHY LIFE?

Health is so undeniably important that everyone wishes to have a healthy life. First of all, it is important to stay physically active. Doing exercises is the best way to keep fit and to prevent some diseases such as heart ailment, high blood pressure, lung disorder and so on. This also helps build up our muscle and strengthen the immune system. Moreover, a suitable and nutritious eating habit is of great necessity if one wants to stay healthy. In addition, a healthy mind is part of a healthy body. When people are in a good state of mind, they make good decisions for themselves about their jobs, their lifestyle, and their health. It is advisable to reduce stress, make time for things that are fun and get enough sleep every day. Finally, regular health care visit is essential for a healthy life. The practice ensures timely diagnosis and treatment of potential diseases. In conclusion, it requires a combination of practices to maintain good health.

 

UNIT 3: COMMUNITY SERVICE

G. WRITING

I. Use the words and phrases to complete sentences.

1. The lakes are full of rubbish. We should ask our friends to clean them this Sunday.

2. The hurricane was terrible. Many houses are destroyed and many people became homeless.

3. They are cold and hungry. They have to live on the street this winter. We should ask people to help them.

4. We can cook meals and bring them to homeless people.

5. We can ask people to donate warm clothes and help them to rebuild their houses

6. Yesterday I went to school late because I missed the bus.

7. Do you like working with children or with elderly people?

8. It’s good to donate blood because you can save people’s lives.

II. Use the cues to make sentences in the present perfect.

1. I have bought a laptop, but I have not used it.

2. I have written a blog, but I have not uploaded any photos to it.

3. We started the game half an hour ago, but we have not finished it.

4. My dad has been to London, but he has not seen Big Ben.

5. I have read my English book, but I have not done my English homework.

6. They have had lunch, but they had not had dinner.

7. I have downloaded some songs, but I have not listened to them.

III.Use the cues to make sentences in the present perfect.

1. I have bought a laptop, but I have not used it.

2.      I have written a blog, but I have not uploaded any photos to it.

3.      We started the game half an hour ago, but we have not finished it.

4.      My dad has been to London, but he has not seen Big Ben.

5.      I have read my English book, but I have not done my English homework.

6.      They have had lunch, but they have not had dinner.

7.      I have downloaded some songs, but I have not listened to them.

IV.Complete the sentences about you.

(Suggested answers)

1.    it is very helpful.

2.    they are in need/ they have a difficult life/ they live in very bad conditions.

3.    ten old books and fifty thousand VND.

4.    some street children to read and write in evening classes

5.    I have done some volunteering work to help other people.

6.    collected garbage and put more dust bins.

7.    gave him/ her some old clothes, and some notebooks.

8.    it is very dirty.

9.    cleaning up their houses.

10.they bring happiness to other people/ others.

 

UNIT 4: MUSIC AND ARTS

G. WRITING

I. Complete sentences with too or either.

1. they do, too. 2. Tom can, too.

3. Nga didn’t, either. 4. her mother will, too.

5. the durians aren’t, either. 6. May is, too.

7. the girls shouldn’t, either. 8. my friends don’t, either.

9. her brothers do, too. 10. their children did, too.

II. Combine the sentences. Use the words in brackets.

1. Mr. Pike teaches history of arts and Mrs. May teaches the same subject.

2. The price of this bike is different from that bike.

3. Linda didn’t go to the concert show last night and Susan didn’t, either

4. Classical music is as interesting as folk music.

5. Mr. Owen speaks English and Mrs. Phan speaks the same language.

III. Complete each sentence so that it means the same as the sentence above.

1. The room at the end of the corridor of the art gallery is not as large as this room.

2. In my opinion, romance films are not as exciting as action films.

3. Picasso’s paintings are not the same as Salvador Dali’s paintings.

4. I am interested in comic books, and my brother is interested in comic books too.

5. My mother doesn’t like thrillers, and I don’t either.

6. Her hobbies are taking photographs and collecting coins.

7. Viet Nam has some kinds of traditional opera, such as “Chèo” or “Cải lương”.

8. I don’t sing as well as my sister.

9. Ballets and modern dance are not the same.

10. The project was not as long as we thought at first.

IV. Write a letter to invite a friend to a circus, using the following cues.

1. I am happy to hear that you and your family are well.

2. Did you remember the circus (that) we saw last year?

3. The circus is coming again to our city.

4. My father has bought the tickets for the circus.

5. We would like you to go with us.

6. Are you free this weekend?

7. We will meet you at 7 pm outside the theatre.

8. The show begins at 7.30 pm.

9. I hope we will have a good time together.

10. I look forward to seeing you there/ I am looking forward to seeing you there.

 

UNIT 5: VIETNAMESE FOOD AND DRINK

G. WRITING

I. Choose the sentence that has the same meaning as the first.

l. A

2. D

3. B

4. D

5.C

II. Rewrite the sentences, using the given words.

1. Susan isn’t as good at English as Tim.

2. It took us five hours to get to London.

3. He enjoys listening to music.

4. Her younger sister isn’t as beautiful as she is.

5. They have studied English since 2004.

6. It’s time for you to go to school.

7. My father is a teacher at a high school.

8. The car is too expensive for us to buy.

9. He is said to beat his wife.

10. She has bought that house since 1990.

III. Make questions with “How much” or “How many” and the cues given.

1. How much water do you drink every day?

2. How many students are there in you class?

3. How many hours do you sleep every night?

4. How much money do you have in your bag or pocket?

5. How many subjects do you study at school?

IV. Use the words and phrases to complete the text.

1. Meals in Viet Nam – lunch or dinner – must include rice. Traditionally, Vietnamese meals are prepared by wives or mothers and the whole family is expected to eat.

2. However, families now may have only one meal a day at home, and it may not include all the family members.

3. Tastes, cooking methods, and dishes are different between the 3 regions: the North, the Central, and the South. Nowadays, these differences have become small.

4. When family do not have time to prepare meals, they eat out. Employees have lunch somewhere nearby the work places.

5. Since Viet Nam opened its doors to foreign investors, more foreigners have stayed and worked in Viet Nam.

6. As a result, more foreign restaurants have been opened in Viet Nam, especially in big cities.

7. Young people in Viet Nam now like fast food because of its conveniences. Vietnamese fast food shops have been opened, and the most successful fast food chain is Pho 24.

8. In recent years, there have been more Vietnamese fast food chains such as Bun Bo Hue 3A3.

 

UNIT 6: THE FIRST UNIVERSITY IN VIET NAM

G. WRITING

I. Complete the second sentence in each pair so that it has similar meaning to the first sentence.

1. The wheel was invented thousands of years ago.

2. These flowers are watered by my father every morning.

3. Computers are used all over the world.

4. Is a statue of Chu Van An being built?

5. Fiona was invited to his birthday party by John last night.

6. Many ancient things are kept in museums.

7. Is the Temple of Literature surrounded by four busy streets?

8. Many famous films are made in Hollywood.

9. The dinner is being prepared in the kitchen by her mother.

10. All my homework is done on my computer.

II. Turn these sentences into passive voice.

1. Service is included in the bill.

2. The book is chosen carefully by Nana.

3. That room isn’t used.

4. Fruits are grown in California.

5. Many young people are attracted by these jeans.

6. This road isn’t used very often.

7. The dishes are washed in the evening.

III. Write the sentences about the Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy, using the cues given.

1. The Temple of Literature was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Ly Nhan Tong.

2. In 1076, the Imperial Academy – Vietnam’s first national university – was built within the Temple of Literature.

3. It was a learning centre to teach Vietnam’s mandarin class.

4. The university functioned for more than 700 years from 1076 to 1779.

5. During that period, 2,313 doctors were graduated from the Imperial Academy.

6. There are 82 stone tablets with the names and origins of 1307 doctors corresponding to 82 royal examinations from 1442 to 1779.

7. Emperor Tran Minh Tong invited Chu Van An to become the principal of the Imperial Academy.

8. If you visit the temple at the beginning of the year or in May, you will see many students come and rub the tortoise heads.

9. They believe it will bring them good luck.

10. In 2010, the 82 Doctors’ stone tablets were recognized by UNESCO as a Memory of the World.

IV. Write a report about how to make a trip to the Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy, using the cues given.

1. The Temple of Literature and the Imperial Academy is about 10 minutes away from Hoan Kiem Lake by bus.

2. It is located at 58 Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi.

3. When you enter the main gate, you can see five courtyards after going through the main gate: Khue Van Pavilion in the second courtyard, the Doctors’ stone tablets in the third courtyard, and Thai Hoc House in the last courtyard, used as the Imperial Academy.

4. The Temple of Literature opens at 8.30am – 11.30am and 1.30pm – 4.30pm every day except Monday and national holidays.

5. The ticket costs 10,000 VND.

 

 

 

 

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