Bồi dưỡng Học sinh giỏi Tiếng Anh 7 – BỘ ĐỀ THI DÀNH CHO HỌC SINH GIỎI – ĐÁP ÁN CÁC CHUYÊN ĐỀ

A. ĐÁP ÁN CÁC CHUYÊN ĐỀ

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 1: TENSES

1. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: present perfect or past simple.

1. has created 2. have had 3. has had 4. had lived

5. lived 6. have read 7. Did she visit 8. invaded

9. has 10. did you go

2. Rewrite the sentences using the words given.

1. I’ve just prepared the table. 6. Dorothy watered the flowers two minutes ago.

2. We haven’t got ready for the party yet. 7. They did not go to Bangkok in the past.

3. She did the washing up an hour ago. 8. Didn’t you put on your jacket in the morning?

4. Did you visit an orphanage last year? 9. I haven’t played the chess since last year.

5. Uncle Tom has taken me to the school. 10. My father came in one minute ago.

3. Identify the false parts and correct them.

1. will relax → will be relaxing 6. at tomorrow → tomorrow

2. will go → go 7. This is time → This time

3. to find → finding 8. didn’t feel → don’t feel

4. will be calling → will call 9. would strike → strikes

5. will have will → be having 10. me → my

4. Complete the sentences with available words/ phrases.

1. yet

2. Last month

3. since 2003

4. ten minutes ago

5. in 1978

6. yet

7. just

8. yesterday

9. last summer

10. already

5. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. The Brown Family has gone to Switzerland every winter for 4 years.

2. My brother has eaten frogs’ for three times.

3. Carol has gone to Morocco since last month.

4. Timothy has ridden a bus to school since his car broke down.

5. Jorge and Carmen have been married since 1980.

6. Scientists have been concerned with the world’s rain forest for many years.

7. James has known how to repair a computer for a long time.

8. I have wanted to go to Japan several years ago.

9. Maria has been excited about space exploration since she was young.

10. I have had a bike for two months.

6. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: future simple and future continuous.

1. will probably be practicing 6. will be swimming

2. will be flying 7. will look after

3. will not forget 8. will wait

4. will bring 9. will be watching

5. will be travelling 10. will pass

7. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: present simple, future simple, future continuous.

1 .will bring 6. will probably rain; get

2. will be flying 7. will stay; answers

3. will not forget; go 8. will look; are

4. Don’t call; will be watching 9. will wait; get

5. will help; finds 10. will be watching

8. Identify the false parts and correct them.

1. has broken → broke

2. wifes → wives

3. have not known → have known

4. has been → was

5. since → for

6. changed → have changed

7. a quarter → a quarter of

8. Did he met Did he meet

9. from → since

10. have been travelled have travelled

9. Tick ✓ to the correct sentences and correct the wrong sentences.

1. will go → will be going

2. will soon being told → will soon be told

3. ✓

4. will teach → will be taught

5. will be giving → will give

6. ✓

7. will you stay →will you be staying

8. will ready → will be ready

9. will sleep → will be sleeping

10. ✓

10. will soon be putting → will soon be put

11. will cross → will be crossing

12. Will you be coming →Will you come

14. ✓

15. ✓

10. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: present simple, past simple, present perfect future simple, future continuous.

l. went 2. likes 3. have lost 4. will be working

5. will be sleeping 6. Talked 7. will help 8. Have you finish

9. will be having 10. Speaks 11. will get 12. spoke

13. will go 14. has been 15. talks

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 2: IMPERATIVES WITH MORE AND LESS

1. Complete the sentences with available words/ phrases.

1. Bring

2. Take

3. Turn left

4. Help

5. Don’t forget

6. Stop

7. Come

8. Come in

9. Catch

10. Don’t wait

2. Put more or less in each sentence. Number 1 has been done for you as example.

1. Give me some more envelopes.

2. Don’t drink coke any more.

3. Have some more fresh water.

4. Don’t sleep more than twelve hours a day.

5. Play video game less.

6. Eat less sugar.

7. Don’t stay at home any more. Go out and play with friends.

8. Have less coffee and have more fruit juice

9. Read more books.

10. Please talk more loudly. I can’t hear anything

3. Look at the pictures and match them with available imperative sentences.

1. Sleep more 2. Eat less junk food 3. Eat less sweets

4. Watch less TV 5. Let your eyes rest more 6. Drink less alcohol

7. Wash your hand more 8. Rest more 9. Put on more clothes

10. Work less

4. Give suitable imperative sentence in each situation, the first one has been done for you as an example, the answer may vary.

1. Watch less TV. 6.Speak more loudly.

2. Drink more warm water. 7. Eat more rice.

3. Eat less candy. 8. Work less.

4. Drink less coffee. 9. Read more books.

5. Do not stay up at night any more. 10. Go shopping less.

5. Tick ✓ for true sentence and correct the wrong sentences.

1. less computer games → computer games less 6. Eat more meat → Eat less meat

2. ✓ 7. fewer → more

3. ✓ 8. fewer → less

4. on less → less on 9. fewer → less

5. ✓ 10. ✓

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 3: COMPOUND SENTENCE

1. Complete the sentences with suitable linking words: and, or, but, so.

1. or

2. so

3. and

4. but

5. or

6. so

7. so

8. but

9. but

10. so

2. Match the each first part with the second part.

1. G

2. D

3. H

4. A

5. F

6. B

7. I

8. E

9. J

10. C

3. Tick for true sentence and correct the wrong sentences.

1. ✓ 6. and → so

2. but →and; and → so 7. ✓; but → and; or → and

3. but → so 8. and → but

4. or → so 9. or → but

5. so → and 10. ✓

4. Complete the sentences with suitable compound words, you must find out where to put them by yourself.

1. The concert was cancelled so we went to a nightclub instead.

2. You have done very well, but you still have a lot of things to learn.

3. He is only sixteen, so he is not eligible to drive a car.

4. To get from Hanoi to Da Nang City, you can fly or go by train.

5. Maria tried to read a book in French, but it is too difficult for her to understand.

6. I bought a bottle of wine and we drank it together.

7. The waiter is not nice and the restaurant does not look good, but the food is delicious and cheap.

8. He works very hard, so he could earn enough money to support a 10-person family.

9. Everyone is ready for the discussion but Tom isn’t ready.

10. The first part of the test was easy, but the second is very difficult.

5. Circle the correct answers.

1. A

2. C

3. A

4. C

5. B

6. B

7. C

8. B

9. B

10.C

6. Combine the sentences using a suitable linking word: and, or, but, so.

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

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

3. The melody of pop music is simple and memorable.

4. I should practice more for the competition, but my health has not been excellent recently.

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

6. Katherine likes the main characters and the plot of that movie.

7. Maybe it is caused by human error or totally a coincidence.

8. You have been waiting for two long. You should go home. I will ask Sally to talk to you later.

9. I stayed in San Francisco for two years, so I can recommend some really nice sites.

10. My mother is busy this week, so my father is going to my cousin’s wedding instead.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 4: COMPARISONS: (NOT) AS … AS, THE SAME AS,

DIFFERENT FROM

1. Reorder the words to make correct sentences.

1. The station was not as far as I thought.

2. The meal was not as expensive as I expected.

3. I am not enthusiastic as I used to be.

4. Doraemon is not the same weight as Nobita.

5.There are not as many people in this feast as in the last feast

6. My chair is not as comfortable as my director’s one.

7. My shoes is not the same size as yours.

8. This pair of trousers is not as long as that pair.

9. My apples tree is the same height as the orange tree.

10. Steel is not the same strength as bronze.

2. Complete the sentences with available adjectives, using comparison of as … as.

1. as bad as 2. as optimistic as 3. as windy as 4. as delicious as

5. as sweet as 6. as brave as 7. as tall as

8. as interesting as 9. as strict as 10. as trendy as

3. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. The blue car has the same speed as the red car.

2. Peter has the same height as James.

3. Maple Road has the same width as Oak Road.

4. Silver has not the same weight as gold.

5. Peter has the same age as Simon

6. My sister’s shoe has the same size as my shoe.

7. Minh has the same weight as Nana.

8. Julia has the same age as she looks.

9. Catherina’s bed has the same width as Mina’s bed.

10. My brother has the same height as her brother.

4. Correct the false sentences.

1. Our house is as nice as your house.

2.A lion is as dangerous a tiger.

3.It is not as cold as yesterday.

4.Sarah’s is not as long as her mother’s.

5.England is not as far as India.

6. Janet is as beautiful as Jennifer.

7. You are as crazy as my sister.

8. This yoghurt is not as good as the one I bought yesterday.

9. This cake is not as good as the last cake.

10. My bag is not as heavy as your bag.

5. Circle the best option to complete the sentence.

1.C

2. B

3. A

4. B

5. B

6. D

7. C

8. A

9. A

10. B

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 5: COMPARISONS OF QUANTIFIERS: MORE, LESS, FEWER

1. Choose the best option.

1. B

2. D

3. C

4. A

5. B

6. D

7. C

8. A

9. A

10. B

2. Complete the sentences with more/ less/ fewer.

1. less

2. more

3. fewer

4. more

5. more

6. more

7. more

8. fewer

9. more

10. more

3. Match each first part with each second part.

1. A

2. I

3. E

4. B

5. J

6. G

7. C

8. H

9. F

10. D

4. Put less/ more/ fewer in the correct place.

1. I need to spend less money on stupid things.

2. I spend less time on the first question than the second because the first one is easy.

3. It had more difficulties than I thought it would be.

4. Fortunately I made fewer mistakes this time.

5. It is so annoyed that there are more complications this time.

6. I don’t have more patience and I find jigsaw puzzles boring.

7. Do we need more mushrooms? – No. we don’t.

8. Unfortunately, there are more people injured in this explosion than in the last one.

9. Today, fewer people ride bikes than in those days.

10. The new job is great. My salary stays the same, but I have less stress in job.

5. Pick out one redundant word in each sentence.

l. a

2. little

3. time

4. any

5. less

6. will

7. not

8. little

9. says

10. foreign

6. Write the sentences basing on available words, the first one has been done for you as an example.

1. She needs to spend less (money) on clothes than on books.

2. Can you speak more Spanish than English?

3. My sister spends more hours doing homework than me.

4. There are fewer apples than oranges in the fridge.

5. Minh’s class has more student than my class.

6. I have already visited more countries than my friend Julia.

7. Can Jolly speak fewer languages than Danny?

8. Nam drinks less milk than his little sister Na.

9. This month my father stays at home for fewer days than last month.

10. You can buy more pencils than pens with the same amount of money.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 6: EXPRESSING AGGREEMENT

1. Complete the sentences with too or so.

l. so

2. too

3. too

4. so

5. so

6. so

7. too

8. so

9. so

10. so

2. Complete the sentences with either or neither.

1. neither

2. either

3. neither

4. either

5. too

6. either

7. neither

8. neither

9. neither

10. neither

3. Choose the best option.

1. B

2. A

3. D

4. B

5. C

6. A

7. A

8. C

9. B

10. D

11.B

12. B

13. A

14. B

15. A

4. Complete the sentences with tag question. Number is example for you.

1. I have told you, and your father has too/ so has your father.

2. She hasn’t bought a glass of water, and we haven’t either/ neither have we.

3. What you eat is healthful, and what you drink is too/ so does what you drink.

4. None of my friends has come, and you haven’t either/ neither have you

5. She can never drive a car, and we cannot either/ neither can we.

6. I don’t think you can do it, and my mother doesn’t either/ neither does my mother.

7. My mother thinks they will come soon, and I will too/ so will I.

8. The man who told me about that looked nice, and you did too/ so did you.

9. Joey was writing his new novel at this time yesterday, and Joey’s parents were too/ so were Joey’s parents.

10. My uncle Tom is fixing the newly-bought computer, and my aunt Annie is too/ so is my Aunt Annie.

5. Combine each pair of sentences using so or neither.

1. They can play table tennis, and so can we.

2. He sings love songs very well, and so does his sister.

3. I will be writing diary from 8:00 to 9:00 tonight, and so will my mother.

4. She is not swimming in the pool, and neither are her children.

5. My father doesn’t like beer, and neither does my mother.

6. Hoa ate bread with milk for breakfast, and so did Hoa’s uncle.

7. She didn’t watch TV last night, and neither did her husband.

8. They mustn’t stay up late, and neither must their friends.

9. Milk has been proved as good for children’s health, and so has fruit juice.

10. Betty will do morning exercise tomorrow, and so will Betty’s aunt.

6. Tick ✓ for the true sentences and correct the wrong sentences.

1. either → neither 6.can → could 11. ✓

2. ✓ 7. ✓ 12. won’t → will

3.too → either 8.does → is 13. either → too

4.so → neither 9.won’t → will 14. ✓

5. ✓ 10. either → neither 15. do → did

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 7: COUNTABLE AND NON-COUNTABLE NOUN

1. Put these nouns in the correct column (a).

Countable noun

Non-countable noun

apple

carrot

time

flour

chair

book

milk

sugar

finger

pen

salt

hair

car

house

meat

cheese

pencil

potato

tea

rice

tomato

game

bread

butter

friend

lime

cream

oil

table

 

honey

 

2. Put these nouns in the correct column (b).

Singular noun

Plural noun

foot

kid

children

waiters

scientist

tooth

women

geese

woman

cat

men

skirts

goose

potato

trousers

glasses

chick

bunny

criteria

kitten

child

pct

feet

policemen

shirt

bottle

jeans

teeth

kitty

 

windows

 

3. Complete the blanks with suitable words. The answer may vary. (Suggested answers)

1. books

2. films

3. money

4. sugar

5. milk

6. apples

7. friends

8. bread

9. pen

10. bed

4. Choose the correct option.

1. paper

2. a paper

3. a light

4. Light

5. time

6. a wonderful time

7. job

8. some

9. doesn’t

10. Your hair is

5. Decide if each sentence below is right or wrong.

1. F

2. F

3.T

4. T

5. F

6. T

7. F

8. F

9. F

I0.T

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

1. are

2. want

3. hate

4. hurts

5. kill

6. are

7. has

8. Are

9. reserves

10. has

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 8: HOW MUCH AND HOW MANY

1. Choose the best option to complete the sentences.

1. A

2. A

3. B

4. C

5. D

6. B

7. B

8. C

9. C

10. D

2. Complete the sentences with how much or how many.

1. How many

2. How many

3. How many

4. How much

5. How much

6. How many

7. Flow much

8. How many

9. How much

10. How much

3. Write questions for the answers, using how much or how many.

1. How many players are in a football team?

2. How much pocket money do you get per week?

3. How much time is left?

4. How many sisters does Ella have?

5. How many coins did you find yesterday?

6. How much water is in this bottle?

7. How many crosswords did she solve correctly?

8. How much milk do they have for breakfast?

9. How many bikes were stolen last year?

10. How much coffee do your parents drink per day?

4. a. Complete the sentences with the words in the box.

1. cup

2. a

3. coffee shops

4. some

5. loaf

6. bottle

7. a lot of

8. cartons

9. some

10. bar

b. Make question with how much/ how many for each sentence.

1. How many cups of tea does Maria have after dinner?

2. How many vases with water do you need?

3. How many coffee shops are there in this town?

4. How much petrol do they need to put in their car?

5. How many loaves of bread with butter does she have?

6. How much does a bottle of Pepsi cost?

7. How much juice is there in the kitchen?

8. How many cartons of luggage does Michael have?

9. How much sticky rice would you like to have?

10. How many bars of soap do you need to buy?

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 9: PASSIVE VOICE

1. Choose the best option to complete the sentence.

l. C

2. B

3. A

4. C

5. D

6. C

7. A

8. B

9. A

10. C

11. D

12. D

13. C

14. A

15. C

2. Choose the best option to complete the passage.

l. C

2. A

3. C

4. B

5. B

6. A

7. C

8. B

9. A

10. A

3. Change the sentences into passive voice (a).

1. Letters are typed by Mary in the office.

2. You will be helped by his father tomorrow.

3. Human life has been completely changed by science and technology.

4. This bottle was broken by Peter.

5. English is being learnt by them in the room.

6. My mind cannot be changed.

7. I had not been told about it.

8. Her telephone number is not known.

9. The children will be brought home by my students.

10. A present was sent last week.

4. Change the sentences into passive voice (b).

1. Is English taught here?

2. Will she be invited to your wedding party?

3. Has the work finished by Tom?

4. Were some exercises given by the teacher?

5. Has the window of the laboratory been changed?

6. Is a poem going to be written?

7. Must the test be finished before ten?

8. Will the children be brought home by buses?

9. Is a big cake being made for the party?

10. Has your homework been finished?

5. Change the sentences into passive voice (c).

1. Why wasn’t he helped?

2. How many games have been played by the team?

3. Where is English spoken?

4. Who are being kept in the kitchen?

5. How can this safe be opened?

6. What books are being read this year?

7. How was the list man found by the police?

8. What time can their papers be handed in by the boys?

9. How many marks are you given by the teacher?

10. How long has the doctor been waited for?

6. Change the sentences into active voice.

1. She gave us more information.

2. The chief engineer was instructing all the workers of the plan.

3. They can’t make tea with cold water.

4. They have to repair the engine of the car.

5. The teacher gave us two exercise books.

6. The children look at the woman with the red hat.

7. Are the police making inquires about the thief?

8. Must we use this machine before 5:30 p.m.?

9. Who will look after the children for you?

10. How much do they pay you to do the job?

7. Change these sentences into passive voice in two ways, the first one has been done for you as an example.

1. We were given two titles for our thesis by the teacher.

Two titles for our thesis were given to us by the teacher.

2. He will have to be told that news.

That news will have to be told to him.

3. Enough money has been sent to those poor boys.

Those poor boys have been sent enough money.

4. These postcards are sent to us by our friends.

We are sent these post cards by our friends.

5. They were told this story by their grandmother when they visited her last week.

This story was told to them by their grandmother when they visited her last week.

8. Change the sentences into passive voice, beginning as available.

1. I was told that you were the best architect in this city.

2. The flowers were reported to be killed by frost.

3. I am informed that the director is going to take a business trip to England.

4. It was announced that the meeting was delayed until next week.

5. It was discovered that this cotton was grown in Egypt.

6. It is promised that the performance will start on time.

7. It is recommended that we should stay at the city center.

8. Alice was believed to pass the driving test.

9. All the workers are notified that they will have to work extra hard this month.

10. I have been persuaded that they will go with me to the stadium.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 10: TALK ABOUT DISTANCE WITH IT

1. Choose the best option.

1. to

2. about

3. far

4. is it

5. far

6. metres

2. Decide if each sentence below is right or wrong.

1. F

2. T

3.T

4. T

5. F

6. T

3. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. It takes me 15 minutes to walk from here to my school.

2. It is not far from my house to your house.

3. You can catch a bus to come there.

4. It is about 3 km from my house to the National Library.

5. How far is it from the board to the first student’s desk?

6. It is far from the movie theater to the restaurant?

4. Reorder the words make correct sentences.

1. How far is it from here to the beach?

2. Is it a long way from the gas station?

3.It is about five kilometers from here.

4.It is a long way to walk.

5. Is there a gas station near here?

6. It is a long way but I can borrow my father’s car.

7. Is the bank far from the post office?

8. What is the nearest bookstore from here?

9. Is it about 10-minute walk from here to Vietcombank?

10. My house is not so far from my school, so I walk.

5. Write sentences basing on available words. Use it to describe distance.

1. It is about 3 kilometers from Joey’s house to Danny’s house.

2. How far is it from the department store to the supermarket?

3. It is only 100 meters from me to Hoa.

4. It is so far from her mother’s office to her father’s factory.

5. Is the dress shop near the toy store?

6. It is about 50 centimeters from the computer screen to my eyes.

7. It is about 20 minute-walk from the coffee house to the park.

8. How far is it from Cuba to Vietnam?

9. There is a police station near my school.

10. It takes me 15 minutes to go to school by bike.

6. Underline the mistake and correct it.

1. to → from 6. hours → hour

2. of → to 7. and → to

3. too not → not too 8. to → from

4. meter → meters 9. much → far

5. from → Ø 10. to → and

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 11: USED TO; BE/GET USED TO + V-ING

1. Choose the best option.

1. A

2. C

3. D

4. A

5.C

6. D

7. A

8. B

9. C

10. D

2. Choose the best option to complete the sentences.

1. B

2. D

3. A

4. A

5. A

6. B

7. A

8. A

9. B

10.C

3. Complete the sentences with used to or be/get used to.

1. used to be 2. used to love 3. used to be 4. used to be

5. got used to 6. is used to cut 7. is used to

8. get used to working 9. gel used to wearing 10. are not used to living

4. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: used to + V or be/get used to + V-ing.

1. used to dream 6. am not used to drinking

2. am not used to speaking 7. got used to being

3. get used to living 8. used to have

4. used to stop 9. used to be

5. Didn’t Nick use to work 10. wasn’t used to driving

5. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. When Barbara was in Italy, she used to stay with an Italian family.

2. I didn’t use to drink coffee in the morning.

3. We used to have interest in our work.

4. I used to mind travelling by train.

5. I used to go to the church when I was a child.

6. We did not use to be much happy.

7. Mr. Michael used to grow tulips.

8. I did not use to stand classical music.

9. I used to have to get up early in the morning when I was a high school student.

10. I used to wear a suite and tie.

6. Correct the mistake in each sentence.

1. drive → driving 6. am → am not

2. weren’t → wasn’t 7. work → working

3. wear → wearing 8. am getting → am

4. use → used 9. do → are

5. being → be 10. with → to

7. Complete the sentences with one word for each sentence. (Suggested answer)

1. driving 2. live 3. drink 4. eating 5. working

6. have 7. go 8. be 9. being 10. think

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 12: ADJECTIVE ENDING WITH -ING AND -ED

1. Choose the best option.

1. interested 6. amused

2. exciting 7. terrifying; shocked

3. embarrassing 8. bored; boring

4. embarrassed 9. bored; interesting

5. amazed 10. interesting; boring

2. Complete the sentences with available words.

1. amusing

2. boring

3. interested

4. confusing

5. bored

6. amused

7. confused

8. surprising

9. surprised

10. interesting

3. Complete the sentences with available words. (There are four redundant words.)

1. surprising

2. confusing

3. interested

4. boring

5. excited

6. exhausted

7. entertained

8. amusing

9. bored

10. interesting

4. Decide if each sentence is right or wrong and correct the wrong sentences.

1. ✓ 6. surprising → surprised

2. exciting → excited 7. boring → bored

3. ✓ 8. excited → exciting

4. interested → interesting 9. ✓

5. ✓ 10. ✓

5. Give the correct form of the words in brackets (Adjective ending with -ing or -ed)

1. confusing; confused

2. overwhelming; overwhelmed

3. touched; touching

4. upsetting; upset

5. frightening; frightened

6. embarrassing; embarrassed

7. annoyed; annoying

8. alarmed; alarming

9. terrifying; terrified

10. concerned; concerning

6. Put the words in brackets in the correct form and place. Number 1 has been done for you as example.

1. I don’t normally get frightened when I watch horror movies.

2. I find it quite embarrassed to talk in front of so many people.

3. I think reading newspapers is depressing.

4. I’m interested in all kinds of sport, especially football.

5. I find walking in the countryside very relaxing.

6. Going new places is always very exciting.

7. The weather makes me depressed.

8. I never expected to get the job. I was amazed when it was offered to me.

9. I didn’t find the situation very funny. It wasn’t so amusing.

10. She really learns fast. She has made astonishing progress.

7. Complete each sentence with one of the available word, remember to put them in correct form.

1. satisfying 2. bored 3. frustrating 4. alarming 5. excited

6. interested 7. surprised 8. embarrassed 9. amusing 10. boring

8. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning, beginning as available.

1. I was fascinated by her new idea.

2. We were exhausted by the journey. Twelve hours by bus.

3. He was frightened by the spider.

4. It was embarrassing that I fell over in the street.

5. My sister finds it exciting to go on holiday tomorrow.

6. The long flights are always boring to me.

7. That we had to change the plant is confusing to her.

8. I am frightened by those spiders.

9. I feel frustrated as no matter how much I study, I can’t remember this vocabulary.

10. Are you excited about something?

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 13: PHRASE AND CLAUSE OF CONSTRAST

1. Choose the best option.

1. B

2. A

3. A

4. B

5. B

6. A

7. A

8. D

9. C

10. D

2. Complete the sentence with although or in spite of.

1. Although

2. In spite of

3. Although

4. In spite of

5. In spite of

6. Although

7. Although

8. In spite of

9. although

10. in spite of

3. Complete the sentence with although or in spite of you have to find where to put them by yourself.

1. Mark bought an expensive car although he is jobless.

2. David opened the windows although it was freezing cold.

3. He didn’t take his raincoat, in spite of the rain.

4. In spite of being clever, she wasn’t successful.

5. I will give you some money although I need it myself.

6. In spite of being late, he didn’t knock the door.

7. Although we took the taxi, we still missed the plane.

8. In spite of working hard, she hardly earns his living.

9. She couldn’t stay awake, in spite of drinking 3 cups of coffee.

10. Although she doesn’t like him much, she invited him to her birthday party.

4. Combine the two sentences, using however or nevertheless.

1. However noisy it was. the children slept well.

2. Linda earns a low salary. However, she gives some money to her parents every month.

3. John and Linda live in the same town. Nevertheless, they rarely see each other.

4. Julie had worked so hard. However, she failed the exam.

5. However cold the weather was, she didn’t put on her coat.

6. Ann lived in Korea for two years. However, she never learned Korean Language.

7. However many difficulties there are, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.

8. However hungry I was, I couldn’t eat.

9. It rained a lot. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our holiday.

10. I had all the necessary qualifications. However, I didn’t get the job.

5. Reorder the words to make correct sentences.

1. He won’t be forgiven despite his apology.

2. In spite of all the difficulties, the project started on time and was a success.

3. Although we were warned against doing so, we went ahead with the project.

4. In spite of his lack of experience, he became a successful businessman.

5. Despite being by far the oldest player, he scored three goals.

6. Though he is a millionaire, he drives a second hand car.

7. Despite working for the company for six months now, he never seems to know what to do.

8. Even though Andrew was warned of the risks, he decided to travel alone to South America.

9. Maria did not get a promotion in spite of her qualifications.

10. Although we are a small company, we sell almost a hundred machines a month.

6. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning, change from although → in spite of and vice versa.

1. Although the weather was bad, we went on a school picnic.

2. Although Benny was ill. he went to school because he had an important exam.

3. In spite of being busy, my mother cooked a great meal for us.

4. In spite of studying hard for my English test, I still got a low grade.

5. I have so many cavities in spite of brushing my teeth regularly.

6. Although the fog was heavy, we managed to get to the meeting on time.

7. In spite of playing well, we couldn’t win the game.

8. The elevator was out of order so I had to use the stairs although I was exhausted.

9. She still loves her husband in spite of (their) breaking up.

10. In spite of living in France for two years, I can hardly speak any French.

7. Rewrite the sentences using the words in the brackets.

1. I couldn’t sleep despite being tired.

2. Despite having got an English name, he is in fact German.

3. Although her foot was injured, she managed to walk to the village.

4. However low the salary was, I decided to accept the job.

5. We were the better team. Nonetheless, we lost the match.

6. Even though I haven’t eaten for 24 hours, I don’t feel hungry.

7. She was tired. However, she went to work.

8. The weather was bad. Nonetheless, they went out for a walk.

9. Although her hand was injured, she managed to write.

10. Even though she has plenty of money, she is very mean.

11. Linda went on working although she was so tired.

12. However nice she is, I don’t quite like her.

13. Though everybody else seemed to enjoy the film, I didn’t like it.

14. Despite his absence, we managed to do the business.

15. He is popular. Nonetheless, he always looks so lonely and sad.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 14: WH-QUESTION

1. Match each question with each answer.

l. D

2. A

3. G

4. E

5. H

6. B

7. F

8. C

2. Choose the best option.

1. A

2. B

3. D

4. A

5.C

6. D

7. C

8. D

9. B

10. D

11. A

12. B

13. D

14. C

15. D

3. Complete the sentences with suitable question words.

1. Why 2. What time 3. How many 4. What

5. Whose 6. How 7. How far 8. Whose

9. When 10. How much 11. Where 12. How long

4. Decide if each pair below is right or wrong and correct the wrong pairs.

1. ✓ 6. many → much 11. Joanna → Joanna’s

2. does → is 7. has → have 12. What → Which

3. far → long 8. ✓ 13. ✓

4. ✓ 9. Whom → Who 14. How → What

5.Why → What 10. ✓ 15. who → whom

5. Reorder the words to make correct sentences.

1. How long does it take her to finish the composition?

2. How far is it from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City?

3. Why did she go to the doctor two days ago?

4. What does she learn about in computer science class?

5. What did he give her for her birthday?

6. Where have the company sent the new worker to?

7. What did you grandmother hear last night?

8. Why does the teacher look so angry?

9. How long have you stayed in New Zealand?

10. Who helped John with his homework yesterday?

6. Write questions for the underlined parts.

1. What do they study every Tuesday morning?

2. How does Romi go to school?

3. Where does the teacher explain the lesson?

4. Who does his homework carefully?

5. How often does your daughter wash her hair?

6. How does Miranda sing a song?

7. What time does Rachael get up?

8. Why doesn’t Harry go to school?

9. Who cooks rice in the kitchen?

10. How does Tommy ride his bike?

11. What does Monica do before going to school?

12. Whom do you give a birthday present to/ Who do you give a birthday present to?

13. What does Mario celebrate in September?

14. How many brothers does Julia have?

15. Why docs Sammy close the window?

7. Write questions and answers basing on available words. Number one has been done for you as example.

1. How was the exercise yesterday? – It was difficult.

2. What does she often do after doing exercises? – She often does the housework.

3. How many roses are they planting in the garden at the moment? – They are planting two roses.

4. Whom will Liz send these letters to tomorrow? – She will send them to her friends.

5. How often do you go to the movies? – I go there twice a week.

6. What is your mother cooking in the kitchen now? – She is making a cake.

7. When do they often go to the beach? – They often go to the beach on their summer holidays.

8. Why did he fall last night? – He fell because he slipped on a banana peel.

9. How much cheese will you buy for the party tomorrow? – I will buy two kilos.

10. How long have you lived in California? – I have lived there for six months.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 15: POSSESSIVE PRONOUN

1. Complete the table with possessive pronoun.

No.

Personal pronoun

Possessive adjective

Possessive pronoun

1

1

My

Mine

2

You

Your

Yours

3

We

Our

Ours

4

They

Their

Theirs

5

He

His

His

6

She

Her

Hers

7

It

its

Its

2. Choose the best option.

l. B

2. D

3. B

4. D

5. A

6.C

7. C

8. A

9. C

10. A

3. Complete the sentence with possessive adjective or possessive pronoun.

1. yours; hers 6. your; Mine

2. his; hers 7. His; its

3. their; its 8. My; yours

4. Their; Ours 9. their; Ours

5. my; yours 10. Her; Mine

4. Complete the sentences with suitable possessive pronouns, possessive adjectives, object pronoun.

l. mine 2. yours 3. his 4. her 5. Yours;

6. yours 7. our; theirs 8. him 9. our 10. me

6. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. It is my bike. 7. It is your dog.

2. It is our boat. 8. It is your dad.

3. That dog is mine! 9. That bike is theirs!

4. It is the horse’s apple. 10. That key is his!

5. That car is ours! 11. That cat is hers!

6. It’s their skateboard. 12. That hat is yours!

7. Complete the sentences with suitable possessive adjective, possessive pronoun, personal pronoun, object pronoun.

1. mine

2. hers

3. you

4. me

5. their

6. ours

7. she

8. I

9. I

10. Theirs

11. her

12. them

13. their

14. his

15. she

16. their

17. they

18. its

19. My

20. my

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 16: TAG QUESTION

1. Match each sentence with each tag question (a).

1. D

2. I

3. G

4. J

5. C

6. A

7. F

8. B

9. E

10. H

2. Match each sentence with each tag question (b).

1. A

2. E

3.G

4. I

5. C

6. B

7. H

8. D

9. J

10. F

3. Choose the best option to complete the sentences (a).

1. D

2. A

3.C

4. A

5.B

6. A

7. D

8. C

9. C

10. B

4. Choose the best option to complete the sentences (b).

1. A

2. A

3. B

4. C

5. D

6. D

7. B

8. C

9. A

10. B

5. Decide if each sentence is right or wrong and correct the wrong sentences.

1. didn’t they → did they

2. ✓

2. isn’t it → is it

3. did their → did they

4. aren’t it → isn’t it

6. did they → didn’t they

7. ✓

7. do you → will you

8. doesn’t she → does she

9. doesn’t she → does she

6. Correct the mistake in each sentence. If the sentence is true, write ѵ. (b)

1. ✓ 6. ✓

2. isn’t hers → isn’t she 7. does he → wouldn’t he

3. will it → will they 8. is it → are they

4. wasn’t it → isn’t it 9. ✓

5. are they → are there 10. are they → isn’t it

7. Complete the sentences with correct tag questions. (a)

1. doesn’t she

2. did she

3. won’t they

4. can’t she

5. may she

6. shouldn’t we

7. hasn’t she

8. does he

9. have you

10. isn’t it

8. Complete the sentences with correct tag questions. (b)

1. is it

2. does it

3. didn’t they

4. did they

5. didn’t we

6. shall we

7. can he

8. is it

9. will you

10. would he

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