Bộ tài liệu và bài tập Tiếng Anh lớp 8 theo chương trình mới – Chuyên đề WRITING (UNIT 1-6)

UNIT 1. LEISURE ACTIVITIES

H. WRITING

I. Reorder the words to make correct sentences.

1. to/ you/ listening/ like/ music?/ Do

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2. in/ My/ flowers/ mother/ the/ planting/ garden./ loves

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3. swimming/ the/ parents/ enjoy/ My/ in/ sea./ really

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4. cycling/ Do/ fancy/ now?/ you

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5. and/ I/ My/ playing/ adore/ chess./ brother

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6. collecting/ dislikes/ stamps./ Rose

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7. taking/ I/ a/ don’t/ in/ winter./ shower/ like

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8. detests/ Laura/ pottery./ making

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9. laboratory/ Minh Nam and I/ spending/ love/ a/ do/ hours/ to/ an experiment./ in

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10. interested in/ I/ fishing/ cold/ am not/ weather./ in/ this

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II. Write the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. It takes us more than two hours to see the film “Avatar”.

The film “Avatar”_________________________________________________

2. She likes to hang out with friends on Saturday evening.

She’s interested___________________________________________________

3. She only allows her children to watch television at weekends.

She only lets_____________________________________________________

4. Could you help me with this box?

Would you______________________________________________________

5. DIY skills aren’t as hard to learn as I think.

DIY skills are _______________________________________________

6. Who will take care of the garden while you are away?

Who will look____________________________________________________

7. How about going window-shopping this afternoon?

Shall___________________________________________________________

8. What leisure activity do you like most?

What’s_________________________________________________________

III. Put the following phrases in the correct column to organise the ideas.

I believe that

In short

Firstly, secondly, thirdly, finally

Moreover, furthermore

For these reasons

According to me

In conclusion

Besides, also, in addition

I think that

To sum up

In my opinion,

 

Introducing the ideas

Explaining

Concluding

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IV. Should teenagers spend free time on facebook? Write a short paragraph (about 70-80 words) to give your ideas. (Remember to use the phrases in Exercise III to organize your ideas).

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UNIT 2. LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

H. WRITING

I. Rewrite the sentences keeping the same meaning.

1. My house is bigger than your house.

Your house _____________________________________________________

2. The black car is cheaper than the red car.

The red car _____________________________________________________

3. This film is more interesting than that one.

That film is ____________________________________________________

4. My kitchen is smaller than yours.

Your kitchen____________________________________________________

5. My mother cannot cook as well as me.

I can__________________________________________________________

6. She has a house which is not as modern as my house.

My house is____________________________________________________

7. The movie was boring. I had been thought it was interesting.

The movie was__________________________________________________

8. He cannot play tennis as well as Jack.

Jack can________________________________________________________

9. I did not spend as much money as you.

You spent______________________________________________________

10. I didn’t think this book is expensive as it is.

This book is ____________________________________________________

II. Put the words or phrases in the correct order.

1. I say/ people/ it / is/ Some/ for/ better/ children/ that/ in the city/ to/ than/ grow up/ in the countryside.

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2. in/ Is/ the country/ living/ healthier/ living/ much/ in/ than/ the city?

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3. because/ the air/ People/ living/ fresh/ the villages/ enjoy/ is/ clean/ in/ and.

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4. We/ onto / load/ helped/ buffalo drawn carts/ the farmers/ the rice.

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5. changed/ in/ has/ a lot/ ten/ over/ Life/ the/ countryside/ past/ the/ years.

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6. In/ children/ the city/ play/ the countryside/ freely/ than/ more/ in.

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7. learn/ a/ Nomadic/ horse/ when/ to/ children/ they/ small/ are/ ride.

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8. jobs/ many/ formers/ Unlike/ depend/ other/ the/ heavily/ weather/ on.

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III.Write a comparative sentence using the information and the word in brackets.

1. The average rainfall in Arica, Chile is 0.76mm per year. The average rainfall in the Libyan Sahara Desert is less than 15mm per year. (dry)

Arica, Chile______________________________________________________

2. Henry arrived at the meeting at 7 o’clock. I arrived at 6:45. (soon)

I _______________________________________________________________

3. It costs 100 million dong to build a concrete bridge, but only 50 million dong to build a steel bridge. (expensive)

Building a concrete bridge__________________________________________

4. It takes Linh 45 minutes to load hay onto the cart, but his father needs only 30 minutes. (slowly)

Linh____________________________________________________________

5. His house’s yard is about 100 square meters while your house’s yard is about 50 square meters. (large)

His house’s yard__________________________________________________

6. It was very difficult to travel to the town 5 years ago. Now people can drive a car or take a bus to the town. (easily)

People can travel__________________________________________________

7. I do yoga three times a week, but my sister does it almost every day. (frequently)

My sister________________________________________________________

8. The Australian athlete jumped 8.78m. The American athlete jumped 8.59m. (far)

The Australian athlete______________________________________________

9. Red River is 1.149 km long. Mekong River is 4.350km long, (long)

Mekong River____________________________________________________

10. A horse can run 80km/h while a dog can run 50km/h. (fast)

A horse ________________________________________________________

 

IV.Write a short paragraph about the advantages and disadvantages of living in the countryside.

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UNIT 3. PEOPLES OF VIET NAM

H. WRITING

I. Write questions for the underlined parts.

1. I went to the cinema with my cousins.

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2. I stayed in New Zealand for six months.

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3. She called the firemen because her cat stuck in a tree.

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4. I bought two kilos of oranges.

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5. John wrote about his grandparents.

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6. I watched a very good film on TV last night.

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7. She made some coffee for her mother.

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8. Susan gave the money to her brother.

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9. We went to school by bus.

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10. I was tired yesterday evening because I worked very hard.

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II. Write the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. Your village is so beautiful!

What________________________________________________________

2. How long is it since you built this stilt house?

When________________________________________________________

3. Living in a big city is more convenient than living in a village.

It’s __________________________________________________________

4. Where does he live?

What________________________________________________________

5. Although the villagers are quite poor, they live a happy and healthy way.

In spite of_____________________________________________________

6. What did the local people say?

Could you tell me______________________________________________

7. Romantic films interest me more than war films.

I find________________________________________________________

8. A lot of people take the train from Oxford to London every day.

A lot of people travel____________________________________________

9. How about asking the local people for help?

Why_________________________________________________________

10. Is there an ancestral altar in the La Chi’s largest apartment?

Does ______________________________________________________

 

III. Reorder the words to make sentences.

1. country/ with/ Vietnam/ 54/ is/ multiethnic/ a/ groups/ ethnic.

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2. minorities/ make/ population/ Ethnic/ up/ 15 percent/ of/ the/ of/ about/ Vietnam 3

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3. Most/ live/ of/ ethnic/ in/ minorities/ the/ the/ areas/ in/ north/ the/ mountainous.

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4. Vietnam/ Tay/ second/ the/ largest/ are/ the/ ethnic/ in/ group.

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5. are/ The/ known/ Nung/ including/ music and poetry/ for/ folk-art/ richness/ traditions/ their/ of.

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6. people/ a/ The/ Dao/ language/ speak/ Hmong-Dao/ of/ language system.

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7. not/ as/ The/ Nung/ costume/ is/ colourful/ of/ the/ as/ that/ of/ ethnic/ other/ groups.

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8, The/ Ede/ built/ on/ live/ in/ stilts/ in/ wooden/ villages/ longhouses/ as/ buon/ known.

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IV. Write a short paragraph about how to cook traditional dish you know.

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UNIT 4. OUR CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS

H. WRITING

I. Frank is cooking. Give him some advice with should/ shouldn’t + one phrase in the box.

1.Don’t leave the beef in the oven for more than one hour.

2.Cut the onions as thin as possible.

3.Use fresh herbs and fresh vegetables.

4.Don’t put in too much salt and chilies.

5.Wait until the water boils before you put the vegetables into it.

6.Heat the oven before you put the beef in.

7.Cut the beef into a lot of equal slices.

1. He shouldn’t leave the beef in the oven for more than one hour.

2. ………………………. the onions as thin as possible.

3. ………………………. fresh herbs and fresh vegetables.

4. ………………………. in too much salt and chilies.

5. ………………………. until the water boils before he puts the vegetables into it.

6. ………………………. the oven before he puts the beef in.

7. ………………………. the beef into a lot of equal slices.

II. Write in full sentences.

1. If/ you/ want/ work/ the USA, you should learn speak English.

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2. You should not/ give/ someone/ clock/ as/ present./

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3. You/ ill./ You should not/ go/ school/ today./

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4. Tomorrow/ Sunday./ So/ I/ not have/ go/ school./

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5. I/ think/ people/ should/ recycle/ more/ paper/ glass./

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6. The/ museum/ free./ You/ not/ have/ pay./

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7. I/ have/ wear/ uniform/ when/ I/ at school./

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8. If/ you/ see/ Pauline,/ you/ should/ polite/ her./

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9. You/ should not/ smoke./ It/ bad/ you./

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10. We/ have/ be/ on time/ the meeting./

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III. Rewrite the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. She couldn’t afford to buy the car.

The car is too _______________________________________________

2. I would like you to help me to put the chair away.

Do you mind _______________________________________________

3. If I were you, I wouldn’t sweep the house on the first day of Tet.

You ______________________________________________________

4. Is it really necessary for us to finish the work today?

Do we ____________________________________________________

5. Learning about other cultures is one of my interests.

I’m _______________________________________________________

6. Unless he phones her immediately, he won’t get any information.

If ________________________________________________________

7. It’s very difficult to leave here after such a long time.

It isn’t ____________________________________________________

8. Let’s get together and talk about our presentation before we do it in class.

Why _____________________________________________________

 

IV. Write a short paragraph about how people greet each other in Vietnam.

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UNIT 5. FESTIVALS IN VIET NAM

H. WRITING

I. Combine the two simple sentences in one.

1. The boys are playing games. The girls are watching TV. (and)

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2. I tried my best in the final test. The result was not as good as I expected. (but)

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3. He lost the key. He couldn’t get into the house. (so)

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4. She loves comedies. Her husband is interested in action films. (yet)

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5. You must do well in the test. You will not graduate. (or)

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6. Pop music is so popular. The melody is simple and memorable. (for)

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7. I should practice more for the competition. My health hasn’t been excellent recently. (but)

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8. You can go to the movies with me. You can go to the concert alone. (or)

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II. Combine the sentences using a subordinator to make a complex sentence. Number 1 is an example for you.

1. I’m going to the bank. I need some money.

I’m going to the bank because I need some money.

2. I made lunch. I got home.

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3. It’s raining. She’s going for a walk in the park.

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4. She finishes her homework soon, she will fail the class.

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5. He decided to trust Tim. He was an honest man.

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6. We went to school. She decided to investigate the situation.

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7. Jennifer decided to leave Tom. He was too worried about his job.

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8. Dennis bought a new jacket. He had received one as a gift last week.

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9. Brandley claims that there will be trouble. He doesn’t complete the job.

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10. Janice will have finished the report. The time you receive the letter.

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III. Make sentences, using the words or phrases provided. You can add some words or make changes.

1. Giong Festival/ hold/ commemorate/ Saint Giong/ who/ defeat/ An invaders

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2. The Khmer/ believe/ they/ have to/ float/ lanterns/ otherwise/ may not/ get/ good luck

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3. Lim Festival/ take place/ every year/ 13th day/ first lunar month

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4. officially/ national holiday/ Tet/ last/ three days/ however/ Vietnamese people/ often/ spend/ nearly a month/ celebrate/ this special event

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5. prepare/ Mid-Autumn Festival/ make/ colorful lanterns/ happy activity/ between/ families/ children

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6. Whale Festival/ a festival/ worship/ the whale/ pray/ the good fortune/ the fishmen

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7. while/ elephants/ race/ people/ cheer/ encourage/ them

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8. Hung Kings Temple Festival/ one of/ most important/ national holiday/ Vietnam/ commemorate/ Hung Kings

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IV. Write a letter to your friend telling him about How Vietnamese people celebrate Tet. Uses as many complex sentences as possible.

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UNIT 6. FOLK TALES

H. WRITING

I. Write full sentences, using the words or phrases provided. You can add some words or make suitable changes.

1. Prince Tiet Lieu/ please/ the emperor/ by/ create/ Chung cakes/ Day cakes

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2. While/ Little Red Riding Hood/ pick/ some flowers/ path/ she/ meet/ wicked wolf

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3. When/ the crow/ drop/ cheese/ the fox/ eat/ it

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4. The fox/ sleep/ under/ tree/ when/ she/ hear/ sound of humans.

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5. The princess/ sleep/ one hundred years/ until/ prince/ arrive/ the castle/ give/ a kiss

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6. Once/ time/ there/ little girl/ live/ village/ near/ forest

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7. When/ the dwarfs/ return/ their cottage/ they/ find/ Snow White/ sleep/ their beds

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8. As/ we/ wander/ through/ the castle/ we/ see/ beautiful girl/ cry/ help

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II. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.

1. The fable is very exciting.

What______________________________________________________

2. The book was so good that I couldn’t stop reading it.

It was______________________________________________________

3. The children were doing their homework when I got home.

While _____________________________________________________

4. She finds it difficult to remember all the story.

It’s _______________________________________________________

5. Sleeping Beauty is not as interesting as Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty and the Beast is _______________________________________

6. In spite of having no interest in folklore, Sylvia still enjoyed the story.

Although___________________________________________________

7. My mother last told a fairy tale two years ago.

It’s________________________________________________________

8. I think it would be a good idea if you joined the beginner’s class.

I suggest ___________________________________________________

9. Charles Perrault wrote Cinderella in French in 1697.

Cinderella__________________________________________________

10. I had a shower and the telephone rang.

When I_____________________________________________________

III. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the words given.

1. It was not a good idea for you to refuse the offer of that job. (down)

You should_________________________________________________

2. My teacher suggested that I spent the summer in England. (advised)

My teacher__________________________________________________

3. The film is not as interesting as the novel was. (much)

The novel___________________________________________________

4. Could you speak English when you were younger? (able)

When you were younger, ______________________________________

5. Could I borrow some change for the telephone? (lend)

Could______________________________________________________

6. It’s ages since my sister and I had an argument. (for)

My sister and I_______________________________________________

7. While we were going home, we had an accident. (way)

We________________________________________________________

8. I’ve been learning English for three years. (started)

I _______________________________________________________

 

II. Write a short paragraph about the folk tale that you are impresses the most, telling the moral lesson you have learnt from it.

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ANSWER KEYS

UNIT 1 MY HOBBIES

H. WRITING

I. Reorder the words to make correct sentences.

1. Do you like listening to music?

2. My mother loves planting flowers in the garden.

3. My parents really enjoy swimming in the sea.

4. Do you fancy cycling now?

5. My brother and I adore playing chess.

6. Rose dislikes collecting stamps.

7. I don’t like taking a shower in winter.

8. Laura detests making pottery.

9. Minh Nam and I love spending hours in a laboratory to do an experiment.

10. I am not interested in fishing in this cold weather.

II. Write the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. The film “Avatar” lasts more than two hours.

2. She’s interested in hanging out with friends on Saturday evening.

3. She only lets her children watch television at weekends.

4. Would you mind helping me with this box?

5. DIY skills are easier to learn than I think.

6. Who will look after the garden while you are away?

7. Shall we go window-shopping this afternoon?

8. What’s your favorite leisure activity?

III. Put the following phrases in the correct column to organise the ideas.

Introducing the ideas

Explaining

Concluding

I believe that

I think that

In my opinion,

According to me

Firstly, secondly, thirdly, finally

Moreover, furthermore

For these reasons

Besides, also, in addition

In short

In conclusion

To sum up

 

 

UNIT 2. LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

H. WRITING

I. Rewrite the sentences keeping the same meaning.

1. Your house is smaller than mine.

2. The red car is more expensive than the black car.

3. That film is more boring than this one.

4. Your kitchen is larger/bigger than mine.

5. I can cook better than my mother.

6. My house is more modern than hers.

7. The movie was more boring than I had been thought.

8. Jack can play tennis better than he.

9. You spent more money than I.

10. This book is more expensive than I thought.

II. Put the words or phrases in the correct order.

1. Some people say that it is better for children to grow up in the city than in the countryside.

2. Is living in the country much healthier than living in the city?

3. People enjoy living in the villages because the air is clean and fresh.

4. We helped the farmers load the rice onto buffalo drawn carts.

5. Life in the countryside has changed a lot over the past ten years.

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

7. Nomadic children learn to ride a horse when they are small.

8. Unlike many other jobs, farmers depend heavily on the weather.

III.Write a comparative sentence using the information and the word in brackets

1. Arica, Chile is drier than the Libyan Sahara Desert.

2. I arrived at the meeting sooner than Henry.

3. Building a concrete bridge is more expensive than building a steel bridge.

4. Linh loads hay onto the cart more slowly than his father does.

5. His house’s yard is larger than your house’s yard.

6. People can travel to the town more easily now than they did 5 years ago.

7. My sister does yoga more frequently than me/ I do.

8. The Australian athlete jumped farther than the American athlete

9. Mekong River is longer than Red River.

10. A horse can run faster than a dog.

 

UNIT 3. PEOPLES OF VIETNAM

H. WRITING

I. Write questions for the underlined parts.

1. Who did you go to the cinema with?

2.How long did you stay in New Zealand?

3.Why did she call the firemen?

4.How many kilos of oranges did you buy?

5.Whom did John write about?

6. What did you do last night?

7. What did she make for her mother?

8. Whom did Susan give the money to?

9. How did you go to school?

10. Why were you tired yesterday evening?

II. Write the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. What a beautiful village!

2. When did you build this stilt house?

3. It’s more convenient to live in a big city than to live in a village.

4. What is his address?

5. In spite of being poor/ their poverty, the villagers live a happy and healthy way.

6. Could you tell me what the local people said?

7. I find romantic films more interesting than war films.

8. A lot of people travel from Oxford to London by train every day.

9. Why don’t we ask the local people for help? /

Why not ask the local people for help?

10. Does the La Chi’s largest apartment have an ancestral altar?

III. Reorder the words to make sentences.

1. Vietnam is a multiethnic country with 54 ethnic groups.

2. Ethnic minorities make up about 15 percent of the population of Vietnam.

3. Most of the ethnic minorities live in the mountainous areas in the north.

4. The Tay are the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam.

5. The Nung are known for their richness of folk-art traditions including music and poetry.

6. The Dao people speak a language of Hmong-Dao language system.

7. The costume of the Nung is not as colourful as that of other ethnic groups.

8. The Ede live in wooden longhouses built on stilts in villages known as buon.

 

UNIT 4. OUR CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS

H. WRITING

I. Frank is cooking. Give him some advice with should/ shouldn’t + one phrase in the box.

1. He shouldn’t leave the beef in the oven for more than one hour.

2. He should cut the onions as thin as possible.

3. He should use fresh herbs and fresh vegetables.

4. He shouldn’t put in too much salt and chilies.

5. He should wait until the water boils before he puts the vegetables into it.

6. He should heat the oven before he puts the beef in.

7. He shouldn’t cut the beef into a lot of equal slices.

II. Write in full sentences.

1. If you want to work in the USA, you should learn to speak English.

2. You shouldn’t give someone a clock as a present.

3. You are ill. You shouldn’t go to school today.

4. Tomorrow is Sunday. So I don’t have to go to school.

5. I think people should recycle more paper and glass.

6. The museum is free. You don’t have to pay.

7. I had to wear a uniform when I was at school.

8. If you see Pauline, you should be polite to her.

9. You shouldn’t smoke. It’s bad for you.

10. We have to be on time for the meeting.

III. Rewrite the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.

1. The car is too expensive for her to buy.

2. Do you mind helping me to put the chair away?

3. You shouldn’t sweep the house on the first day of Tet.

4. Do we have to finish the work today? / Do we need to finish the work today?

5. I’m interested in learning about other cultures.

6. If he doesn’t phone her immediately, he won’t get any information.

7. It isn’t easy to leave here after such a long time.

8. Why don’t we get together and talk about our presentation before we do it in class?

UNIT 5. FESTIVALS IN VIET NAM

H. WRITING

I. Combine the two simple sentences in one.

1. The boys are playing games and the girls are watching TV.

2. I tried my best in the final test but the result was not as good as I expected.

3. He lost the key so he couldn’t get into the house.

4. She loves comedies yet her husband is interested in action films.

5. You must do well in the test or you will not graduate.

6. Pop music is so popular for the simple and memorable melody.

7. I should practice more for the competition but my health hasn’t been excellent recently.

8. You can go to the movies with me or you can go to the concert alone.

II. Combine the sentences using a subordinator to make a complex sentence. Number 1 is an example for you.

1. I’m going to the bank because I need some money.

2. I made lunch when I got home.

3. Although it’s raining, she’s going for a walk in the park.

4. Unless she finishes her homework soon, she will fail the class.

5. He decided to trust Tim because he was an honest man.

6. When we went to school, she decided to investigate the situation.

7. Jennifer decided to leave Tom because he was too worried about his job.

8. Dennis bought a new jacket although he had received one as a gift last week.

9. Brandley claims that there will be trouble if he doesn’t complete the job.

10. Janice will have finished the report by the time you receive the letter.

III. Make sentences, using the words or phrases provided. You can add some words or make changes.

1. The Giong Festival is held to commemorate Saint Giong who defeated the An invaders.

2.The Khmer believe they have to float lanterns; otherwise, they may not get good luck.

3.The Lim Festival takes place every year on the 13th day of the first lunar month.

4.Officially, the national holiday of Tet lasts for three days; however, Vietnamese people often spend nearly a month celebrating this special event.

5.To prepare for Mid-Autumn Festival, making colourful lanterns is a happy activity between families and children.

6.Whale Festival is a festival to worship the whale and pray for the good fortune of the fishmen.

7.While the elephants are racing, people cheer to encourage them.

8.Hung Kings Temple Festival is one of the most important national holidays in Vietnam to commemorate Hung Kings.

 

UNIT 6. FOLK TALES

H. WRITING

I. Write full sentences, using the words or phrases provided. You can add some words or make suitable changes.

1. Prince Tiet Lieu pleased the emperor by creating Chung cakes and Day cakes.

2. While Little Red Riding Hood was picking some flowers on the path, she met a wicked wolf.

3. When the crow dropped the cheese, the fox ate it.

4. The fox was sleeping under a tree when she heard the sound of humans.

5. The princess slept for one hundred years until a prince arrived at the castle and gave her a kiss.

6. Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived in the village near the forest.

7. When the dwarfs returned to their cottage, they found Snow White sleeping on their beds.

8. As we were wandering through the castle, we saw a beautiful girl cry for help.

II. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.

1. What an exciting fable!

2. It was such a good book that I couldn’t stop reading it.

3. While the children were doing their homework, I got home.

4. It’s difficult for her to remember all the story.

5. Beauty and the Beast is more interesting than SleepingBeauty.

6. Although Sylvia has no interest in folklore, she enjoyed the story.

7. It’s two years since my mother last told a fairy tale.

8. I suggest you should join the beginner’s class.

9. Cinderella was written in French by Charles Perrault in 1697.

10. When I was having a shower, the telephone rang.

III. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the words given.

1. You should not turn down the offer of that Job.

2. My teacher advised me to spent the summer in England.

3. The novel was much more interesting than the film.

4. When you were younger, were you able to speak English?

5. Could you lend me some change for the telephone?

6. My sister and I haven’t had an argument for ages.

7. We had an accident while we were on our way home.

8. I started learning English three years ago.

 

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