Bồi dưỡng Học sinh giỏi Tiếng Anh 7 – BÀI TẬP – Phần 1

PHẦN B: BÀI TẬP

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 1: TENSES

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

1. The company is huge. It (create) _______ a thousand of new jobs since the beginning of last year.

2. I (have) _______ this car for 20 years and it’s as reliable as ever.

3. I’m afraid the company is going bankrupt. It (have) _______ big problems lately.

4. My great great grandfather (have) _______ five sisters.

5. He (live) _______ in Manila for a year when he was a student.

6. I (read) ________ 06 books this week.

7. (she/ visit) _______ her grandmother three months ago?

8. The Vandals (invade) _______ Rome in the year 455.

9. She (live) _______ in seven different countries, so she knows a lot about different cultures.

10. Where (you/ go) ________ the night before last night?

2. Rewrite the sentences using the words given.

1. I prepared the table a few minutes ago. (just)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

2. We didn’t get ready for the party. (yet)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

3. She has already done the washing up. (an hour ago)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

4. Have you ever visited an orphanage? (last year)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

5. Uncle Tom took me to the school today. (already)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

6. Dorothy has just watered the flowers. (two minutes ago)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

7. They have never been to Bang kok. (in the past)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

8. Haven’t you put on your jacket yet? (in the morning)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

9. I didn’t play the chess last year. (since)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

10. My father has just come in. (one minute ago)

→ ……………………………………………………………..

3. Identify the false parts and correct them.

1. Next Saturday at this time, we will relax on the beach in Mexico.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

2. You will finish your homework before you will go out tonight.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

3. If you need help to find a new job. I will help you.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

4. We will be calling you as soon as we arrive in Paris.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

5. At 8 p.m tonight. I will have dinner with my family.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

6. Please leave the dishes. I will wash them at tomorrow.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

7. This is time next year I will be living in London.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

8. My brother is going to visit me tomorrow. But I didn’t feel well enough to go to the station

A B C

to pick him up.

D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

9. In a few minutes’ time when the clock would strike six. I will wait for you here.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

10. If you come at seven. I will work in me garden.

A B C D

→ ………………………………………………………………………………

4. Complete the sentences with available words/ phrases.

since 2003

yesterday

in 1978

yet

already

just

yet

last summer

Last month

ten minutes ago

1. I haven’t watered the flowers ______.

2. ______, I bought a mobile phone but I lost it.

3. My family has lived in Dubai ______

4. The train left ______, I missed it.

5. I graduated from high school ______

6. Haven’t you made up your mind ______?

7. He has ______ painted the benches. They are wet.

8. It was very cold but today it is warm and sunny.

9. We were in Hawaii ______ It was an unbelievable holiday.

10. I have ______ phoned Melisa. She is fine. We don’t need to phone her again.

5. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. The Brown family goes to Switzerland every winter. They started to do this 4 years ago.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. My brother ate frogs’ legs. He ate frogs’ legs three times.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

3. Carol is in Morocco. She went there last month.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

4. Timothy rides a bus to school. He started to do it when his car broke down.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

5. Jorge and Carmen are married. They got married in 1980.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

6. Scientists are concerned with the world’s rain forests. This concern started many years ago.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

7. James knows how to repair a computer. He learned how to do it a long time ago.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

8. I wanted to go to Japan several years ago. I still want to go.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

9. Maria was excited about space exploration when she was young. She is still excited about it.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

10. I have a bike. I bought it two months ago.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

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

1. If you call her at six, she (probably/ practice) ______ the piano.

2. Tomorrow afternoon at this time, we (fly) ______ over Caribbean.

3. You (not/ forget) ______ to lock up the house before you go out, will you?

4. This place is dirty.

Oh, I’m sorry. I (bring) ______ you another.

5. They are staying at the hotel in London. At this time tomorrow, they (travel) ______ in Vietnam.

6. When they come tomorrow, we (be) ______ in the sea.

7. Who (look after) ______ the children while you are away?

8. He (wait) ______ for you when you get back tomorrow.

9. At 8 o’clock this evening, my friends and I (watch) ______ a famous film at the cinema.

10. The teacher hopes we students (pass) ______ the examination tomorrow.

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

1. This place is dirty.

Oh, I’m sorry. I (bring) ______ you another.

2. Tomorrow afternoon at this time, we (fly) ______ over Caribbean.

3. You (not forget) ______ to lock up the house before you (go) ______ out, will you?

4. (not/ call) ______ him at seven o’clock tonight. He (watch) ______ his favourite television programme.

5. I (help) ______ you to look for it until she (find) ______ it.

6. It (probably rain) ______ when you (get)________ back tonight.

7. I (stay) ______ here until he (answer) ______ me.

8. Who (look) after the children when you (be) _______ away ?

9. He (wait) ______ for you when you (get) ______ back tomorrow.

10. At 8 o’clock this evening my friends and I (watch) ______ a famous film at the cinema.

8. Identify the false parts and correct them.

1. She has broken her leg the day before her exam.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. King Henry the Eighth of England had six wifes.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

3. Victor and Jackie have not known each other for years and years. They are very good friends.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

4. I met them when I was in Paris. It has been in 1988.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

5. We have had that black dog since many years. I think my mother bought it right before I was born.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

6. We were really happy in those days. Many things changed.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

7. He has slept for just a quarter an hour only. Don’t wake him up.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

8. Did he met her in the street a moment ago?

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

9. We have never lived in that house from 2002.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

10. We have been travelled in Germany for a month, we will go back home in a day or two.

A B C D

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

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

1. The tourists will go sight-seeing in the country all next week.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

2. You will soon being told what to do next.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

3. They will be here again at exactly 7 a.m. tomorrow.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

4. The boy will teach how to swim when he grows up.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

5. They will be giving you a prize if you come first in the examination.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

6. Will you still be sailing through the Red Sea when you arrive at Cairo?

→ …………………………………………………………………………

7. Where will you stay this time next year?

→ …………………………………………………………………………

8. You shoes will ready in fifteen minutes.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

9. He will sleep when you come this afternoon.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

10. It will still be raining when we leave.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

11. This rule will soon be putting into effect.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

12. The travelers will cross the desert this time tomorrow.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

13. Will you be coming to tea with us this afternoon?

→ …………………………………………………………………………

14. You look hungry. I will make you a sandwich.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

15. I can’t have lunch at 2:00 because I will be having an operation at that time.

→ …………………………………………………………………………

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

1. She (go) _______ to Australia in 1994 and she liked it very much.

2. My father usually (like) _______ his steak well-done.

3. I (lose) _______ my wallet. I cannot find it anywhere.

4. A: Can we meet tomorrow?

B: Yes. but not in the afternoon. I (work) _______

5. At midnight we (sleep) _______

6. The policeman (talk) _______ to the burglar yesterday.

7. I promise, I (help) _______ you tomorrow

8. (you/ finish) _______ your project yet?

9. Don’t phone between 7 and 8. We (have) _______ dinner then.

10. I often see her mother but she never (speak) _______ to me.

11. Who do you think (get) _______ this job?

12. The gentleman (speak) _______ to his servant 2 hours ago.

13. We (go) _______ to Paris next year.

14. Angelina (be) _______ an English teacher since she was 21.

15. My friend (talk) _______ a lot every day.

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 2: IMPERATIVES WITH MORE AND LESS

1. Complete the sentences with available words/ phrases.

Come

Turn left

Don’t wait

Take

Come in

Bring

Catch

Don’t forget

Stop

Help

1. _______ an umbrella with you. It is raining.

2. _______ a rest. You look tired.

3. _______ at the end of the street.

4. _______ me! I can’t swim.

5. _______ to take your passport.

6. _______ the car. There’s a mouse in the road.

7. _______ to my cocktail party, please.

8. _______ and have a glass of lemonade.

9. _______ the first train in the morning.

10. _______ for me. I am not coming tonight.

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

1. Give me some envelopes.

→ Give me some more envelopes.

2. Don’t drink coke any.

→ ……………………………………….

3. Have some fresh water.

→ ……………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………….

5. Play video game.

→ ……………………………………….

6. Eat sugar.

→ ……………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………….

8. Have coffee and have fruit juice.

→ ……………………………………….

9. Read books.

→ ……………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………….

3. Look at the pictures and using the phrases in the box to give advice.

– Eat less sweets

– Wash your hand more

– Rest more

– Watch less TV

– Let your eyes rest more

– Work less

– Sleep more

– Put on more clothes

– Drink less alcohol

– Eat less junk food

1. ______________________

2. ______________________

3. ______________________

4. ______________________

5. ______________________

6. ______________________

7. ______________________

8. ______________________

9. ______________________

10. ______________________

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

0. You are getting fat.

→ Eat less fast food.

1 .Your eyes are getting bad.

→ ………………………………………….

6. You find it hard to hear your friend says.

→ ………………………………………….

2. You are having a cold.

→ ………………………………………….

7. You are very hungry.

→ ………………………………………….

3. You are having a toothache.

→ ………………………………………….

8. You are tired after a hard working day.

→ ………………………………………….

4.It is hard for you to fall asleep.

→ ………………………………………….

9. You believe that information in books is useful.

→ ………………………………………….

5. You feel so sleepy in the morning.

→ ………………………………………….

10. You go shopping regularly and you spend too much money.

→ ………………………………………….

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

1. Play less computer games.

→ ………………………………………….

6. Eat more meat and eat more vegetable.

→ ………………………………………….

2. Do more morning exercise.

→ ………………………………………….

7. Do fewer outdoor activities.

→ ………………………………………….

3. Spend more time with your family

→ ………………………………………….

8. Earn more money and spend fewer on unnecessary things.

→ ………………………………………….

4. Work on less computer.

→ ………………………………………….

9. Have fewer coke.

→ ………………………………………….

5. Read more books and watch fewer films.

→ ………………………………………….

10. Wash clothes with your hands more.

→ ………………………………………….

CHUYÊN ĐẾ 3: COMPOUND SENTENCE

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

1. Is her child a boy __________ a girl?

2. I forgot to bring the map, __________ I got lost.

3. My new classmate is quite friendly __________ sociable.

4. I don’t like watching films on TV __________ I like watching them at the cinema.

5. Would you like to drink a cup of tea __________ tea?

6. He didn’t study hard, __________ he failed the examination.

7. He is very busy, __________ he cannot help his friends much.

8. Lan sings very well __________ she cannot sing in front of many people.

9. My brother plays volleyball very well, __________ I do not.

10. She was injured, __________ she could not participate in the competition.

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

No.

First part

Opt.

Second part

1

He has nothing to prepare for the examination.

A

so she can go out for the evening.

2

He told me not to do it,

B

but I still do not like him.

3

We have not won yet.

C

or vocational school.

4

Monica booked a babysitter,

D

but I still did it.

5

He is a salesman. He sells fruits

E

so I stay outside and do not go home until the snowman is completed.

6

He is a brave man,

F

and vegetables.

7

Would you like to have something to eat

G

so he goes out and plays a football game with friends.

8

It was so cold outside, but I want to make snowman,

H

so we keep trying.

9

She loves him

I

or drink?

10

When I graduate from high school, I could choose to go to college

J

and he loves her. They are going to get married.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

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

1. The movie was boring, so we went out to go shopping.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. The cartoons are colorful but funny, and my sister likes watching them.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

3. Comedy is very interesting, but most people like watching them.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

4. Both Minh and his girlfriend like sport programs, or they watch them together.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

5. The film is very interesting. It is both moving so funny.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

6. I have to go out, and I cannot watch television with my family tonight.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

7. It is raining heavily, so we decide to stay at home but watch a film instead of going out or getting wet.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

8. She knows watching too much TV is a bad habit, and she still does it because she really likes it.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

9. When she got the news from her family, she could not do anything or cry.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

10. We live in the same building but we have hardly seen each other.

→ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

4. Combine the 2 sentence using the correct linking words: and, or, but, so.

1. The concert was cancelled. We went to a nightclub instead.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

6. I bought a bottle of wine. We drank it together.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

9. Everyone is ready for the discussion. Tom is not ready.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

5. Circle the correct answers.

1. The boy didn’t like to go to school. He went anyway.

A. The boy didn’t like to go to school, so he went anyway.

B. The boy hated to go to school, and he went anyway.

C. The boy hated to go to school, or he went anyway.

2. I am planning to visit Korea. I have started to save some money.

A. I am planning to visit Korea, but I have started to save some money.

B. I have a plan to visit Korea, and have I started to save some money.

C. I have made a plan to visit Korea, so I have started to save some money.

3. The first season of Vietnam Idol aired on VTV in 2007. The fifth season aired in 2013.

A. The first season of Vietnam Idol aired on VTV in 2007, and the fifth one aired in 2013.

B. The first season of Vietnam Idol aired on VTV in 2007, but the fifth season aired in 2013.

C. The first season of Vietnam Idol aired on VTV in 2007, so the fifth season aired in 2013.

4. My uncle can play volleyball. He can’t play basketball.

A. My uncle can play football, so he can play basketball.

B. My uncle can play volleyball and basketball.

C. My uncle can play volleyball, but he can’t play basketball.

5. Let’s go to the swimming pool. It’s so hot today.

A. Let’s go to the swimming pool, so it’s very hot today.

B. It’s very hot today, so let’s go to the swimming pool.

C. Let’s go to the swimming pool, and it’s so hot today.

6. You can call the manager directly. You can email him.

A. You can call the manager directly, but you cannot email him.

B. You can call the manager directly, or you can email him.

C. You can email the manager, so you can call him directly.

7. She sang beautifully. At the end of her performance, she got a big round of applause from the audience.

A. She sang beautifully, but she did not get any applause at the end of her performance

B. She sang beautifully, for at the end of her performance, she got a big round of applause from the audience.

C. She sang beautifully, so at the end of her performance, she got a big round of applause from the audience.

8. It is raining very hard. The children are still playing football.

A. It is raining very hard, or the children are still playing football.

B. It is raining very hard, but the children are still playing football.

C. It’s raining very hard, so the children are still playing football.

9. The boys are playing games. The girls are watching TV.

A. Both the boys and the girls are playing games.

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

C. The girls are watching TV but the boys are playing games.

10. I tried my best in the final test. The result was not as good as I expected.

A. The result was not as good as I expected, but anyway I tried my best.

B. I tried my best in the final test, or the result was not as good as I expected.

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

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

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

3. The melody of pop music is simple. It is memorable too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

4. My health has not been excellent recently. I should practice more for the competition.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

6. Katherine likes the main characters. She likes the plot of that movie too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

7. May be it is caused by human error. May be it is totally a coincidence.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

10. My mother is busy this week. 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. was/ far/I/ not/ as/ as/ The/ thought./ station

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

4. is/ the/ not/ same/ Doraemon/ Nobita./ as/ weight

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

10. the/ is/ not/ Steel/ as/ bronze./ same/ strength

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

sweet

bad

brave

strict

delicious

windy

interesting

trendy

optimistic

tall

1. This copy is ______ the other one.

2. Oliver is ______ Peter.

3. Today it is not ______ yesterday.

4. The tomato soup was ______ the mushroom soup.

5. Grapefruit juice is not ______ lemonade.

6. Nick is ______ Kevin.

7. John is ______ Helen.

8. Fast and Furious 2 is not ______ Fast and Furious 1.

9. My mom is not ______ your mom.

10. Your mobile phone is not ______ mine.

3. Rewrite the sentences without changing the meaning.

1. The blue car is as fast as the red car.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

2. Peter is not as tall as James.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

3. Maple Road is as narrow as Oak Road.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

4. Silver is not as heavy as gold.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

5. Peter is as old as Simon.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

6. My sister’s shoe size is 35, my shoe size is 35 too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

7. Minh is 50 kilograms. Nana is 50 kilograms too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

8. Julia is 35 years old. She looks 35 years old too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

9. Catherine’s bed is very wide. Mina’s bed is very wide too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

10. My brother is 178 centimeters. Her brother is 178 centimeters too.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………

4. Correct the false sentences.

1. Our house is like nice as your house.

→ ………………………………………………

2. A lion is as danger a tiger.

→ ………………………………………………

3. It is not as coldly as yesterday.

→ ………………………………………………

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

→ ………………………………………………

5. England is not as further as India.

→ ………………………………………………

6.Janet is as beautifully as Jennifer.

→ ………………………………………………

7. You are as not crazy as my sister.

→ ………………………………………………

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

→ ………………………………………………

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

→ ………………………………………………

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

→ ………………………………………………

5. Circle the best option to complete the sentence.

1. My sister is not ________ as my aunt.

A. so old B. old C. as old D. more old

2. Your pencil case is ________ as mine.

A. not as B. as cheap C. so cheap D. a&c

3. Vung Tau is not ________ as Nha Trang.

A. as beautiful B. so beautiful C. more beautiful D. the same beautiful

4. Is Ha Long not ________ as Nha Trang?

A. so beautiful B. as beautiful C. more beautiful D. the same beautiful

5. Girls are ________ as boys

A. so intelligent B. as intelligent C. more intelligent D. less intelligent

6. You didn’t go home ________ as Mary did.

A. as early B. so early C. more early D. a&c

7. Am I ________ young as my sister?

A. not as B. so as C. as D. a&b

8. Are you ________ clever as he is?

A. as B. so C. not D. a&c

9. I am ________ as Sam.

A. as young B. so young C. younger D. a & c

10. I run ________ as my brother

A. so fast B. as fast C. less fast D. b & c

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

1. Choose the best option.

1. I have been there ________ times than I should.

A. much B. fewer C. many D. less

2. Do you have ________ children than Tony?

A. few B. as C. less D. more

3. When you make my pie, put a little ________ wine. It will taste better.

A. much B. less C. more D. many

4. I have been to America ________ than 10 times. I am planning to go there one more time next month.

A. more B. few C. less D. more than

5. I’m so regretting to tell you that you have made even ________ mistakes than your last time.

A. many B. more C. much D. less

6. I have ________ time than I do now to hang out with my kids.

A. fewer B. little C. many D. less

7. In the past, I had ________ vacation time than I do now.

A. little B. many C. less D. fewer

8. Now, we have ________ difficulties than we had in the past.

A. fewer B. less C. more few D. less than

9. There are ________ problems in slums than in wealthy areas.

A. more B. fewer more C. much more D. little more

10. There is ________ pollution in the countryside than in the city.

A. little than B. less C. fewer than D. little

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

1. Don’t make him angry. He has ________ patience than anyone here.

2. So far I have saved ________ money than my friend, and I can buy anything I like.

3. Phong has visited ________ countries than Mai. Of course, his pictures are not as many as Mai.

4. I love this lesson. It gives me ________ information than the last lesson.

5. The next year will be so hard. We will have ________ homework and less free time than this year.

6. I will take ________ sugar in my coffee than my sister. I love sweetness.

7. My house has ________ things than her house. That’s why my house looks more disorganizing.

8. This year, my brother scored ________ goals than last year. That is sad.

9. My sister has ________ dogs than me. She must spend a lot on their food.

10. She spends ________ time on computer games than her brother. It is really harmful to her eyes.

3. Match each first part with each second part.

No.

First part

Opt.

Second part

1

There will be more places for children to play

A

if the “Future for kids” project is approved.

2

Children in poor areas

B

join in community tourism activities.

3

Hanoi has more skyscrapers

C

contain less water than a glass?

4

Nowadays, there are more local people

D

consume less electricity than the old ones.

5

The countryside has fewer shopping centers

E

than any other cities in the North of Vietnam.

6

People in poor country tend to have less access

F

more questions than me.

7

Does a bottle

G

to health services than those in rich countries.

8

A sick child

H

requires more care than a sick adult.

9

You answered

I

have less time to study.

10

These light bulbs

J

than a big city.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10

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

1. I need to spend money on stupid things.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

4. Fortunately I made mistakes this time.

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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

→ ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

5. Pick out one redundant word in each sentence.

1. It is enough. I don’t need a more advice from you. You just don’t understand the problem.

2. Can you give me some little more information about the buses in the city center please!

3. There is much more traffic at rush hours time.

4. I think I should go get any some more food. I’m still hungry.

5. How do you feel about your new job? Do you have more responsibilities less than you used to?

6. The police says there will is less support nationwide for your military program. Is not that going to hurt you?

7. I have not less patience than they do with my work schedule.

8. A small car uses less little petrol than a large one.

9. He can speak fewer languages than his brother says.

10. Families spend less money on travelling foreign abroad.

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

0. Jimmy/ work/ hour/ Frank (<)

→ Jimmy works fewer hours than Frank.

1. She/ need/ spend/ clothes/ books (<)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

2. You/ can/ speak/ more/ Spanish/ English? (>)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

3. My sister/spend/hour/homework/me (>)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

4. There be/ apple/ orange/ fridge (<)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

5. Minh’s class/ have/ student/ my class. (>)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

6. I/already/visit/country/Julia (>)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

7. Jolly/ can/ speak/ language/ Danny? (<)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

8. Nam/ drink/ milk/ his little sister Na. (<)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

9. This month/ my father/ stay at home for/ day/ last month (<)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

10. You can buy/ pencil/ pen/ same amount of money (>)

→ …………………………………………………………………………..

CHUYÊN ĐỂ 6: EXPRESSING AGREEMENT

1. Complete the sentences with too or so.

1. Ali speaks French well and ________ does her brother.

2. Chris can ski, I can ________

3. They’ve a color TV, Mary has ________.

4. We live in a small flat, ________ do they.

5. Mary knew the answer to the teacher’s question, ________ did Tom.

6. Tom plays chess well, ________ does Minh.

7. Mr. Nam won the race. Mr. Trang did ________

8. My wife can play the piano, ________ can her sister.

9. She wore a green coat yesterday, ________ wore Bill.

10. Lan likes sweets ________ does Huong.

2. Complete the sentences with either or neither.

1. I don’t think she told lie, ________ does John.

2. My mother didn’t use to like ice cream. My father didn’t ________.

3. Barbara cannot speak English, ________ can her mother.

4. She is not at home at the moment, and her children are not ________

5. You don’t look happy today, Rachael doesn’t ________.

6. He didn’t take part in her birthday party last night, and his friend didn’t ________

7. I am not hungry now, ________ is my sister.

8. Judy was not doing anything when they came last night, ________ were her parents.

9. They are not going to give you any money, and ________ is Linda.

10. I have nothing to say in this case, ________ does my brother.

3. Choose the best option.

1. They shouldn’t take that medicine, and ________.

A. she should too B. neither should she

C. she should either D. so not should she

2. Rose likes to fly and her brother ________

A. does too B. does so C. so does D. does either

3. He didn’t know the answer, and ________.

A. neither do I B. I do neither C. I don’t neither D. neither did I

4. You didn’t pay the rent, she ________.

A. doesn’t either B. didn’t cither C. wasn’t either D. did too

5. John shouldn’t run so fast, and ________.

A. either should we B. we should either

C. neither should we D. neither we should

6. I should go grocery shopping, ________.

A. so should my neighbor B. so my neighbor should

C. neither should my neighbor D. my neighbor shouldn’t either

7. A friend of mine can’t swim, and ________.

A. neither can my brother B. either cannot my brother

C. my brother cannot neither D. so can my brother

8. Mary had an early lunch yesterday, we ________.

A. has too B. have too C. had too D. did too

9. Martha would like to learn French, and ________.

A. so will Bill B. so would Bill C. Bill would so D. would Bill so

10. Frank didn’t know that word, and neither ________.

A. do I B. didn’t I C. either I D. did I

11. Your class hasn’t begun yet, and ________ mine.

A. either has B. neither has C. so has D. too has

12. He has an early appointment, I ________

A. has too B. have too C. hasn’t too D. hasn’t either

13. She won’t be going to the conference, ________ either

A. her colleagues won’t B. her friend will

C. her family will D. neither won’t her colleges.

14. My mother doesn’t like eggs, ________

A. neither don’t I B. I don’t either C. I don’t so D. too don’t I

15. Tom can’t come tomorrow, ________ we.

A. neither can B. neither cannot C. can either D. cannot either

4. Complete the sentences with tag question. Number 1 is example for you.

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

(YOUR FATHER)

2. She hasn’t bought a glass of water, and…………….

(WE)

3. What you eat is healthful, and……………

(WHAT YOU DRINK)

4. None of my friends has come, and……………

(YOU)

5. She can never drive a car, and ……………

(WE)

6. I don’t think you can do it. and……………

(MY MOTHER)

7. My mother thinks they will come soon, and……………

(I)

8. The man who told me about that looked nice, and …………..

(YOU)

9. Joey was writing his new novel at this time yesterday, and………

(JOEY’S PARENTS)

10. My uncle Tom is fixing the newly-bought computer, and………

(MY AUNT ANNIE)

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

1. They can play table tennis. We can play table tennis.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. He sings love songs very well. His sister sings love songs very well.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

3. I will be writing diary from 8:00 to 9:00 tonight. My mother will be writing diary from 8:00 to 9:00 tonight.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

4. She is not swimming in the pool. Her children are not swimming in the pool.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

5. My father doesn’t like beer. My mother doesn’t like beer.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

6. Hoa ate bread with milk for breakfast. Hoa’s uncle ate bread with milk for breakfast.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

7. She didn’t watch TV last night. Her husband didn’t watch TV last night.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

8. They mustn’t stay up late. Their friends mustn’t stay up late.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

9. Milk has been proved as good for children’s health. Fruit juice has been proved as good for children’s health.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

10. Betty will do morning exercise tomorrow. Betty’s aunt will do morning exercise tomorrow.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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

1. I haven’t tried Chinese food before, and either have my friends.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. My class reunites once a year, and her class does too.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

3. I don’t want to lose my job, and my colleague doesn’t too.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

4. I have never witnessed anything like this before, so has my sister.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

5. My cousins went to the movie theater yesterday, and so did my uncle.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

6. I couldn’t talk to the director yesterday, neither can my manager.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

7. You sister can’t help you with your homework, and I can’t either.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

8. You are not receiving any warnings, neither does your girlfriend.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

9. We won’t cancel our plans for you, neither won’t they.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

10. They wouldn’t understand me, either would you.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

11. She hasn’t brought her laptop, and her team member hasn’t either.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

12. We will be going to the library at 8 a.m. on Saturday, and my cousins won’t too.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

13. How will fly to Hong Kong next month, and Hoa’s mother will either.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

14. These apples are not ripe, and neither are those bananas.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

15. They stayed at home last night, and their children do too.

→ ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

CHUYÊN ĐỀ 7: COUNTABLE AND NUN-COUNTABLE NOUN

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

time

apple

milk

salt

chair

meat

tea

bread

cream

finger

flour

sugar

car

hair

cheese

rice

pencil

tomato

friend

carrot

book

oil

pen

house

potato

butter

game

table

honey

lime

Countable noun

Non-countable noun

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

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

children

women

foot

men

trousers

scientist

criteria

feet

woman

jeans

windows

goose

chick

child

shirt

waiters

geese

kitty

kid

skirts

glasses

tooth

kitten

cat

potato

policemen

teeth

bunny

pet

bottle

Singular noun

Plural noun

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

3. Complete the blanks with suitable words. The answer may vary.

1. How many ________ are there in your bag?

2. I have seen five ________ recently.

3. How much ________ did Linda spend last week?

4. Put more ________ in the coffee. It is so bitter.

5. How much ________ does the baby drink every day?

6. I am seeing five ________ in the tree.

7. Joey has two closest ________ Helen and Julia.

8. We do not have ________ What should we eat with milk?

9. Could I borrow your ________? – Mine is out of ink.

10. My friend is going to sleep in my ________, so can I sleep with you tonight?

4. Choose the correct option.

1. If you want to hear the news, you can read paper/ a paper.

2. I want to write some letters but I haven’t got a paper/ any paper to write on.

3. I thought there was somebody in the house because there was light/a light on inside.

4. Light/a light comes from the sun.

5. I was in a hurry this morning. I didn’t have time/ a time for breakfast.

6. “Did you enjoy your holiday?” – “yes, we had wonderful time/ a wonderful time.”

7. It’s very difficult to find a work/ job at the moment.

8. I had to buy a/ some bread because I wanted to make some sandwiches.

9. Bad news don’t/ doesn’t make people happy.

10. Your hair is/ your hairs are too long. You should have it/them cut.

5. Write T for true, F for false sentence.

Sentences

True (T)/ False (F)

1. The motorbike lacks a petrol now.

 

2. He always drinks a milk every morning.

 

3. My mom likes tea, I prefer coffee.

 

4. They have got some radios.

 

5. I would like two cup of fruit juice.

 

6. There is a desk and two stools in the room.

 

7. Bring me two sugar please.

 

8. Give her some glass of mineral water.

 

9. These women comes from England.

 

10. Do you brush your teeth everyday?

 

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

1. These people (be) ________ protesting against the president.

2. The woman over there (want) ________ to meet the manager.

3. My children (hate) ________ eating pasta.

4. I am ill. My foot (hurt) ________

5. Muslims (kill) ________ sheep in a religious celebration.

6. My teeth (be) ________ brushed every day.

7. The student (have) ________ done a lot of exercise recently.

8. (be) ________ you and your friend going to buy books?

9. Everybody (reserve) ________ his/her human rights.

10. Each of the following sentences (have) ________ a mistake. Find it.

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