A.phonetics: Circle the letter A, B, C or D before the word in each group that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest. (1m)

1. A. promised B. hopped C. booked D. burned

2. A. though B. ought C. thought D. bought

3. A. hard B. carry C. card D. yard

4. A. cool B. food C. look D. flood

B. Vocabulary & Grammar: Circle A, B, C or D to complete the following sentences. (4ms)

1. The teacher told him ___________ up late.

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A. to not stay B. to stay not C. to stay D. not to stay

2. My father is good at ____________ English.

A. speaking B. spoken C. speak D. to speak

3. We are all ________ that you passed your English exam. Congratulation!

A. relieved B. afraid C. delighted D. certain

4. “__________to come and have dinner with us?” “I’d love to but I’m very busy”.

A. Would you mind B. Could you please C. Would you like D. Do you enjoy

5. I am very interested __________ the information you have given me.

A. on B. in C. of D. at

6. Can you tell me where ______________ ?

A. she does B. does she C. she is D. is she

7. You have to work ____________ for the coming exam.

A. hardly B. more hardly C. more hard D. hard

8. While Hoa ____________ , the phone rang.

A. was eating B. were eating C. eat D. eats

9. The Le family was sleeping when the mailman ____________

A. come B. came C. to come D. comes

10. She often spends her weekend ___________ through pleasant open countryside.

A. travel B. traveling C. to travel D. to traveling

11. I was reading a book when Mary ____________ in.

A. came B. comes C. coming D. come

12. We ............... TV at 8 o’clock last night.

A. are watching B. were watching C. watched D. watch

13. There are three competitions: water-fetching, ____________ and rice cooking.

A. making-fire B. fired-making C. fire-making D. fired-make

14. It’s Lan’s daily mistake. She is always____________ to school late.

A. come B. coming C. comes D. came

15. I don’t know how ____ the game.

A. playing B. to play C. played D. can I play

16. Millions of Christmas cards___ every year.

A. were sent B. send C. is sending D. are sent

C.Writing:

a. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct forms or tenses.(1m)

1/ When he came, I ( listen )___________ to music.

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2/ Tam ( already know ) _____________ my mother

3/ The house ( build ) _____________ over fifty years ago .

4/ He said that he ( be) ________ a plumber.

b. Rewrite the following sentences as directed in brackets (1m):

1/ Ba said “ I am a student now.”

→Ba said that …………………………………………………

2/ " Is Ha Long Bay in the Northern Viet Nam, Phuong?" asked Mary.

→ Mary asked Phuong …………………………………………

D.Reading:. Read the passage carefully

Viet Nam’s New Year is celebrated according to the Lunar calendar. It is officially known as Tet Nguyen Dan or Tet. It begins between January 21st and February 19th. Vietnamese people usually make preparations for the holiday several weeks before hand. They tidy their houses, cook special food, clean and make offerings on the family altars. On the New Year’s Eve, people sit up to mid night to see the the New Year in, then they put on new clothes and give one another the greetings of the season. Tet lasts ten days. The first three days are the most important. Vietnamese people believe that how people act during those days will influence the year.

*Answer the following questions (1m):

1/ What is Vietnam’s New Year known as?

->……………………………………………………………………………..

2/ When does the Lunar New Year begin ?

->………………………………………………………………………………

3/ What do Vietnamese people usually do to prepare for Tet?

->…………………………………………………………………………………

4/ Does Tet last a month?

-> ...........................................................................................................

ĐÁP ÁN

A. Circle the letter A, B, C or D before the word in each group that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest. (0,25 x4 =1m)

1. D. burned

2. A. though

3. B. carry

4. D. flood

B. Circle A, B, C or D to complete the following sentences. (0,25x16=4ms)

1.D. not to stay

2.A. speaking

3.C. delighted

4. C. Would you like

5. B. in

6. C. she is

7. D. hard

8. A. was eating

9. B. came

10.B. traveling

11.A. came

12. B. were watching

13.C. fire-making

14. B. coming

15. B. to play

16. D. are sent

C. a. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct forms or tenses.(0,25x4=1m)

1/ When he came, I was listening to music.

2/ Tam ( already know ) has already known my mother .

3/ The house was built over fifty years ago .

4/ He said that he was a plumber.

b. Rewrite the following sentences as directed in brackets (0,5x2=1m):

1/ → Ba said that he was a student then .

2/ → Mary asked Phuong if Ha Long Bay was in the Northern Viet Nam

D. Read the passage carefully:

*Answer the following questions (0,25x4=1m):

1/ -> It is known as Tet Nguyen Dan

2/ -> It begins between January 21st and February 19th ; The exact date changes from year to year.

3/ -> They usually tidy their houses, cook special food , clean and make offerings on the family altars.