Thực hành tiếng tổng hợp – EN58

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Thực hành tiếng tổng hợp – EN58

Bài 1: Thực hành kỹ năng Nghe

What does the woman mean? (01601)
a. The man have offered his assistance earlier.
b. She didn’t realize the boxes were empty.
c. She doesn’t need the man’s help. Câu trả lời đúng
d. She wants the man to move the boxes.

What are the people mainly discussing? (01607)

a. Making an intramural basketball team Câu trả lời đúng
b. How many people it takes to play a game
c. The cost of registration to make a team
d. The steps it takes to register an intramural sports team

What is the topic of the lecture? (01602)

a. Present and past information
b. Biological and psychological filters
c. One model of speech and communication Câu trả lời đúng
d. Adults and children

What is the talk mainly about? (01603)

a. A famous memory
b. A famous battle
c. A famous historical person Câu trả lời đúng
d. A famous country

What had the woman assumed about the man?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He did not like his new apartment. Câu trả lời không đúng
b. He had changed apartment.
c. He was still in his old apartment.
d. He had moved from a house to an apartment. Câu trả lời không đúng

What is the weather forecast for tomorrow? (02616)

a. Windy
b. Sunny
c. Snowy
d. Rainy Câu trả lời đúng

What does the man mean?

a. He’s feeling a little dirty.
b. It’s a good idea to be thirsty.
c. He’d like something to drink. Câu trả lời đúng
d. Stopping for thirty minutes is a good idea.

What does the man mean? (01605)

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He doesn’t remember exactly what he said.
b. He knew the woman would benefit from his advice. Câu trả lời đúng
c. He didn’t expect the woman to listen to him.
d. He told the woman to try to get more sleep.

How many more people are needed to from the team that the people are discussing? (01606)

a. 10
b. 4
c. 2 Câu trả lời đúng
d. 8

Twelfth Night is a famous ______. (02613)

a. comedy Câu trả lời đúng
b. tragedy
c. character
d. genre

Where will they get something to eat? (02618)

a. At a service station Câu trả lời đúng
b. At a friend’s house
c. At the airport
d. At a café

What present will the girl receive? (02620)

a. A new carpet Câu trả lời đúng
b. Short stories
c. A leather suitcase
d. A holiday abroad

What has the daughter forgotten to bring on holiday? (02622)

a. Her shampoo Câu trả lời đúng
b. Her suitcase
c. Her bag
d. Her hairbrush

What time will the train to London leave? (02615)

a. 4.30
b. 4.50 Câu trả lời đúng
c. 4.45
d. 4.05

What does the woman’s house look like now? (02619)

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. There are fewer bedrooms.
b. There’s another bathroom.
c. There’s not a garage any more.
d. There are no trees or hedges. Câu trả lời đúng

What will the man and woman do on Sunday?

a. Watching DVDs
b. Going to the beach Câu trả lời đúng
c. Visiting her sister
d. Reading newspapers

• Bài 2: Thực hành kỹ năng Đọc

In 1900, they started selling the beautiful objects they made. Tourists who came to visit Navajo Pueblos bought them. At first, only men worked with silver, but now women also participate.
The words “participate” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. celebrate the success
b. buy beautiful objects
c. work with silver Câu trả lời đúng
d. decorate their places

In winter, it is important for birds to keep warm at night and conserve precious food reserves.
The word “conserve” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. share
b. retain Câu trả lời đúng
c. watch
d. locate

The first silver they used for making their own ornamental items, such as necklaces and bracelets, came from American silver dollars.
The word “ornaments” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. dishes
b. decorations Câu trả lời đúng
c. coins
d. tools

Gender selection – the choosing of a baby’s gender prior to birth – occurs in many parts of the world. In China and India, for example, a baby’s gender is considered to be of vital importance to the family.
Mothers in India eat cereals for breakfast so that they will have male babies.

a. NOT GIVEN Câu trả lời đúng
b. TRUE
c. FALSE

Conventional wisdom states that the father’s sperm is the main determination of the child’s gender, but recent research has begun to reveal a number of other possible determing factors.
People used to think that the father was responsible for the sex of the baby.

a. TRUE Câu trả lời đúng
b. FALSE
c. NOT GIVEN

In the UK, male births are falling by 1 per 1,000 births per year. This could be ascribed to the decline in the number of adults and adolescent girls eating breakfast on a regular basis.
People in the United Kingdom often do not eat breakfast.
Chọn một câu trả lời:

a. NOT GIVEN
b. FALSE
c. TRUE Câu trả lời đúng

In one experiment, Elissa Cameron changed the blood sugar level of female mice prior to conception by putting a chemical in the animals’ water.
Elissa Cameron used both humans and mice in her research.

a. NOT GIVEN
b. TRUE
c. FALSE Câu trả lời đúng

In 1905 he was sent to Paris as an apprentice to an art dealer, and in the years that followed he witnessed the birth of Cubism, discovered primitive art, and learned the techniques of woodcarving from a frame maker.
The word “witnessed” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. validated
b. observed Câu trả lời đúng
c. influenced
d. studied

If you would like to have a son, it might be a good idea to eat a breakfast that includes cereal. On the other hand, if you would prefer to give birth to a daughter, then cut out breakfast and continue a weight reduction diet at least until after conception.
Some people think that drinking tea has an effect on the sex of a baby.

a. FALSE
b. TRUE
c. NOT GIVEN Câu trả lời đúng

For centuries, the English Oak was the most commonly found tree in England’s forests. Old English coins had pictures of its leaves on their sides. Englishmen used oak wood to build boats, houses, churches, and wine barrels.
Which of the following is closest in meaning to the word “commonly”?

a. Rarely
b. Recently
c. Valuably
d. Frequently Câu trả lời đúng

Seventy percent of the people in Australia live in cities near the coasts. The middle of the country is nearly desserted.
The word “desserted” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. empty Câu trả lời đúng
b. dry
c. dangerous
d. old

The popularity of low-calorie diets for females of child-bearing age could also be a factor contributing to the reduction in male births.
High-calorie diets have been shown to increase the likelihood of female births.

a. NOT GIVEN
b. FALSE Câu trả lời đúng
c. TRUE

I got married when I was 26 and my husband 28. It was a whirlwind romance and although my friends and family said they were delighted, they were also clearly shocked at the speed of events. Although marriage is usually part of a predictable progression within a relationship, for us to do something so ordinary seemed out-of-the-ordinary, partly because noen of our friends had plans to settle down but mostly because neither had we until we met each other.
The writer was surprised at her own decision to marry in her twenties.

a. NOT GIVEN
b. YES Câu trả lời đúng
c. NO

The plank’s form dictated the rigidly frontal view and the low relief. Even its irregular shape must have appealed to Laurent as a break with a long-standing tradition that required a sculptor to work within a perfect rectangle or square.
The phrase “a break with” is closest in meaning to ______.

a. a solution to
b. a departure from Câu trả lời đúng
c. a collapse of
d. a destruction of

This demand for gender choice for parents has led scientists worldwide to investigate gender selection prior to conception.
New drugs have been developed that allow parents to choose the sex of their child.

a. FALSE
b. TRUE
c. NOT GIVEN Câu trả lời đúng

• Bài 3: Thực hành kỹ năng Viết

Sunny weather can always be depended on in southern countries.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best paraphrases the given sentence.

a. People should depend on sunny weather in southern countries.
b. People can always depend on sunny weather in southern countries. Câu trả lời đúng
c. Whether or not people live in southern contries depends on the sunny weather.
d. Sunny weather is more reliable than rainy one in sourthern countries.

Tell me about your favourite day in your next letter. ______ hear from you soon.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. Write to me
b. Hope to Câu trả lời đúng
c. I look forward to
d. Will

To ______, your advertisement was misleading and I’m most disappointed by the quality of the services provided.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. end
b. sum up Câu trả lời đúng
c. stop
d. last

I suffered from obsessive and agonising thoughts.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best paraphrases the given sentence.

a. Obsessive and agonising thoughts made me their prey. Câu trả lời đúng
b. As a prey, I suffered from obsessive and agonising thoughts.
c. I used to prey on obsessive and agonising thoughts.
d. Obsessive and agonising thoughts were prey to me.

You do not have to pay for secondary education in Britain.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best paraphrases the given sentence.

a. You mustn’t pay for secondary education in Britain.
b. Secondary education is free in Britain.Câu trả lời đúng
c. It is unnecessary to go to secondary schools in Britain.
d. Your parents will pay for your secondary education in Britain.

John was too ill to go to work.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best paraphrases the given sentence.

a. John was not good at going to work.
b. John was too tired of going work when he is ill.
c. John was not well enough to go to work. Câu trả lời đúng
d. It’s too weak for John to go to work.

I ______ to complain about the holiday I booked in ABC Citybreaks to Bramville.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. write
b. will write
c. am writing Câu trả lời đúng
d. was writing

In ______ it is a luxurious hotel, the price are reasonable.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. spite of the fact that Câu trả lời đúng
b. spite of
c. though
d. despite the fact

Plant proteins tend to have few amino acids than proteins from animal sources.
Choose the letter of the underlined word or group of words that is not correct.

a. plant
b. animal sources
c. tend
d. few Câu trả lời đúng

John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the nation’s first group of people’s who were environmental activities.
Choose the letter of the underlined word or group of words that is not correct.

a. founded
b. who
c. activities Câu trả lời đúng
d. first group

That’s ______ now. I’d better go.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. it
b. in the end
c. anything else
d. all for Câu trả lời đúng

It was the coldest winter they had ever had.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best paraphrases the given sentence.

a. They had never had a colder winter. Câu trả lời đúng
b. They had never felt so cold in the winter.
c. The winter there was much colder than here.
d. Winter is the coldest season they have.

I look forward ______ from you soon.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. hearing
b. to hear
c. heard
d. to hearing Câu trả lời đúng

File miles beyond the hills were a fire with its flames reaching up to the sky.
Choose the letter of the underlined word or group of words that is not correct.

a. reaching
b. its
c. were Câu trả lời đúng
d. the

Sorry I haven’t written to you _____ I’ve been really busy recently with end-of-term exams.
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a letter.

a. since then
b. for ages
c. although
d. for ages, but Câu trả lời đúng

•Bài 4: Thực hành kỹ năng Nghe

What can be inferred when the professor says, ‘What?’? (04638)

a. She thinks the student is telling a lie.
b. She believes the student is joking with her.
c. She did not hear what the student said.
d. She is surprised by what the student said. Câu trả lời đúng

What does the man imply? (04640)

a. He was unable to fall asleep.
b. He didn’t go because he was sleeping. Câu trả lời đúng
c. He never returned from class.
d. He didn’t miss the committee meeting.

What does the woman imply about her boss?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He is eager to leave his job. Câu trả lời đúng
b. He is retiring too soon.
c. He is unhappy at the thought of retiring. Câu trả lời không đúng
d. He couldn’t be unhappier about retiring. Câu trả lời không đúng

What does the man imply about the books?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. They were inexpensive.
b. He’s going to give them away. Câu trả lời không đúng
c. He has to return them soon. Câu trả lời không đúng
d. They were free.

What had the woman assumed? 04639
Chọn một câu trả lời:

a. The man would do the dishes.
b. The plates did not need to be washed.
c. The dishes would not be done. Câu trả lời đúng
d. The man would not be ready to go.

What is the interviewer’s attitude when she says, ‘I suppose.’? 04631
Chọn một câu trả lời:

a. Surprise
b. Doubt
c. Disappointment
d. Agreement

Why does the professor say this: ‘You might think of longevity as meaning living for a long time, but that is not enough?’? 03626
Chọn một câu trả lời:

a. To prepare students for a different definition
b. To illustrate the oposite of functional longevity
c. To correct a possible misconception by students Câu trả lời đúng
d. To remind students of a theory taught in a previous class

After a slight increase in 1998, profits have dropped back ______ their 1997 level.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a report.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. between
b. at
c. to Câu trả lời đúng
d. from

People have always exploited animals for food and clothing, whilst farmers have brought ever-increasing areas of land under cultivation. Whether this process should continue is a question that requires careful ______.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. consideration Câu trả lời đúng
b. review
c. answer
d. look

The alternative view ______ that it is no longer enough merely to possess a standard university degree and practical work experience.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. tells Câu trả lời không đúng
b. speaks Câu trả lời không đúng
c. writes
d. argues

Shares in First National Bank last night stood at $4.80, an increase ______ a third since the beginning of the year.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a report.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. of Câu trả lời đúng
b. to
c. for
d. in

For these reasons ______ strongly that immunisation programmes should not be obligatory and that the individual should have the right to choose whether or not to participate.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. according to me
b. personally speaking
c. in my opinion
d. I feel Câu trả lời đúng

What is the interviewer’s attitude when she says, ‘I suppose.’?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. Disappointment
b. Surprise
c. Agreement
d. Doubt Câu trả lời đúng

Although the media frequently reports on things like the building of moon hotels and provides images of a typical moon holiday resort, I doubt whether these are ______ speculative.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. more
b. so much Câu trả lời không đúng
c. anything more than
d. but

In this way they become familiar with music and, if well guided, go on to enjoy all kinds of music ______ the rest of their lives.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. for Câu trả lời không đúng
b. throughout
c. along
d. in Câu trả lời không đúng

In my view, there is much that can be done to ______ the problem constructively.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. disappear
b. address
c. have
d. deal Câu trả lời không đúng

Children can be introduced to musical concepts like pitch and rhythm ______ a number of activities: dancing, singing and playing instruments are all appropriate and enjoyable.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in an essay.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. through
b. by Câu trả lời không đúng
c. in
d. with Câu trả lời không đúng

Why does the professor mention streams and rivers?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. They are where most evaporation occurs.
b. They are easily affected by rain and snow.
c. They are good places to test water.
d. They can carry water in part of the water cycle. Câu trả lời đúng
Phản hồi
Đáp án đúng là: They can carry water in art of the water cycle.

Vì: She is talking about the water cycle and with ocean they makes the water cycle.

Why does the professor ask, ‘Have you ever taken a vacation?’

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He wants ideas for his next vacation.
b. He wants her to think of a specific context. Câu trả lời đúng
c. He is trying to change the topic of conversation.
d. He is interested in her personal life.
Phản hồi
Đáp án đúng là: He wants her to think of a specific context.

Vì: He says let’s focus in on the context.

There was a steady rise ______ sales in January and the first half of February, then they fell to 1,000 units in mid March.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a report.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. to
b. from
c. in Câu trả lời  đúng
d. of

What does professor Martin say about the student?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He needs to understand the written questions better. Câu trả lời không đúng
b. Without the questions, he cannot write the answers. Câu trả lời không đúng
c. His writing must cerntainly be improved. Câu trả lời  đúng
d. He needs to do a better job writing questions.

What does the professor intend to explain?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. Why mistake made in textbooks was never corrected
b. How plants grown in water make use of fertilizer
c. Why she does not believe that the roots of rye plants extend to 1,000 km Câu trả lời không đúng
d. How the roots of rye plants develop to such a great length

The rate of inflation _______ the first few months of the year but there’s been a slight fall recently.

Choose the option A, B, C or D that best complete the following sentence in a report.

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. gradual increase in
b. stable during
c. rose steadily for Câu trả lời đúng
d. over

Why does the professor mention the case of Japan after he talks about other industrialized countries such as Sweden, Canada, and the US?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He thinks that Eastern culture is more interesting.
b. He would like to influence the student’s perception of culture and marriage.
c. He wants to show how Japan is similar to these industrialized countries.
d. He wants to give the student an example of a case different from the Western trend. Câu trả lời đúng
Phản hồi
Đáp án đúng là: He wants to give the student an example of a case different from the Western trend.

Vì: He says This trend is not uniform across industrialized country … Japan for example.

What is the professor’s attitude toward the situation of the Earth stopping suddenly?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. He considers it a real possibility.
b. He doubts it would ever happen. Câu trả lời đúng
c. He thinks it would solve a lot of problems.
d. He finds the problem interesting.

Why does the student go to see the professor?

Chọn một câu trả lời:
a. To give the professor her graduate school application
b. To get advice about her graduate school appplication Câu trả lời đúng
c. To find out if she was accepted into graduate school
d. To prepare for her graduate school interview

Bài 5: Thực hành kỹ năng Đọc

The family has often been regarded as the cornerstone of society. In premodern and modern societies alike it has been seen as the most basic unit of social organization and one which carries out vital tasks, such as socializing children.
Which of the following is the best heading for this paragraph?

a. The typical western family
b. The function of families Câu trả lời đúng
c. Families: then and now
d. The ‘happy family’ model

Until the 1960s few sociologists questioned the importance or the benefits of family life. Most sociologists assumed that family life was evolving as moderning progressed, and that the changes involved made the family better suited to meeting the needs of society and of family members. A particular type of family, the nuclear family was seen as well adapted to the demands of modern societies.
What is the best heading for the paragraph?

a. The ‘happy family’ model Câu trả lời đúng
b. New families: beneficial or harmful ?
c. The disappearance of the tradional model
d. The first criticisms of ‘family’

Now active globally in the fight against poverty, Oxfam International started life as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief back in 1942. At that time, the people of Greece were suffering serious economic hardship and Oxfam campaigned to get food shipment sent. The organisation grew and its shops, selling second-hand goods to raise funds for programmes in developing countries, became a familiar sight on the streets of the UK.
Why is Oxfam first formed?

a. To protest against government policy
b. To make money from second-hand goods
c. To help people suffering in Greece Câu trả lời đúng
d. To fight poverty around the world

As soon as guests arrived in the home of an ncient Greek host servants brought in vases of water so they might freshen themselves. After the guests had washed their hands and feet, they stood around gossiping until summoned to dinner. Water was provided serval times during the course of the meal for washing the hands.
In an ancient Greek home, guests were expected to ______.

a. wash their hands and feet more than once Câu trả lời đúng
b. symbolically wash a servant’s hands and feet
c. wash each other’s hands and feet
d. let the host wash their hands and feet

Alongside these developments in society and sociology, family life has become a topic of political debate. Politicians have become somewhat more willing to comment on families. Sometimes they have devised policies to try to deal with perceived problems surrounding the family. In short, the family has come to be seen as more problematic than it was in the past. The controversies that have come to surround families and households are the subject of this chapter.
What is the best heading for the paragraph?

a. The government reaction Câu trả lời đúng
b. Family development
c. Families: then and now
d. Political families

Prose fiction has existed since ancient times, but most early fiction was actually written as poetry. Scholars disagree about the date of the first prose fiction book, or novel. Some scholars classify fictional stories from ancient Greece and Rome as the earliest novels. Others claim there were novels in Asia as early as the 6th century.
What can be inferred from the passage?

a. The date of the earliest know novel is not easy to determine. Câu trả lời đúng
b. Prose fiction has been popular since long ago.
c. Poetic fiction has bot neen around since ancient times.
d. The date of the earliest known novel is sixth century.

A piece of research confirms that the way men and women feel at the beginning of their marriage makes a difference to its eventual outcome. Those who feel disappointed, perhaps because marriage itself is different from their expectations, or because their lifestyle is not what they had envisaged, are more likely to divorce.
What is the best heading for the paragraph?

a. The importance of honest communication
b. The consequences of early dissatisfaction Câu trả lời đúng
c. The real predictor for a lasting marriage
d. The benefits of avoiding arguments

Egyptians were welcomed to a dinner party by a special servant, who put oil on their heads and washed their hands. Sometimes the process was repeated during the course of the dinner.
Eguptian families had ______ to deal with guests.

a. their hands
b. some oil
c. Egyptians
d. a special servant Câu trả lời đúng

Reorganised in 1995 to enable better international co-operation, Oxfam International is involved in a wide range of issues, such as trade, education and emergency work, with the aim of creating a fairer world and ensuring people enjoy basic human rights.
The organisation was reformed in 1995 so that it could ______.

a. get involved in lots of different issues
b. become well known in the UK
c. start to help in emergencies
d. work better in a global context Câu trả lời đúng

Peotry is a style of writing in which short lines form verses. Often, words at the end of these lines rhyme, like ‘bed’ and ‘red.’ We call a group of verses about one subject a ‘poem.’ Prose writing does not have verses, nor does it rhyme. It uses sentences and paragraphs.
What does the word “it” refer to?

a. Non-fiction
b. Prose Câu trả lời đúng
c. Poetry
d. Fiction

First, First Nations people cut the skin off a dead animal, such as a deer or buffalo. Next, they would nail, or stake, the skin into the ground. Then, they scraped off the fur with tools made from rocks, bones, or metal.
What can be inferred about First Nations people?

a. They sold the hides.
b. They lived in cities.
c. They lived outdoors.
d. They used tools. Câu trả lời đúng

The Romans washed their hands before and after dinner. Small basins were provided for guests for this purpose, and it was a common practice to drop a flower into the water to make it fragrant. This custome has survived today in many homes and restaurants in which a finger bowl with a flower petal in the water is brought to guests.
The modern custom of providing ______ for guests is similar to an ancient Roman custom.

a. a finger bowl Câu trả lời đúng
b. a flower petal
c. a small basin
d. some water

With any machine, the use must apply force to move an object. This force is called ‘effort.’ The object being moved also has a force, called ‘resistance.’ To move the object, the effort must be greater than the resistance. Simple machines can multiply the force put on them and change the dirction of that force to easily move objects.
The word “them” refers to ______.

a. effort and resistance
b. objects
c. forces
d. simple machines Câu trả lời đúng

In ancient Rome, as guests were being seated, servants draped the members of the dinner party with a wreath of flowers and offered them a goblet of wine.
Ancient Romans would wear a ______ as they ate.

a. small napkin
b. beautiful hat
c. goblet of wine
d. wreath of floweres Câu trả lời đúng

Among all cultures, in ancient or modern times, it has never been good form to refuse the offer of food or drink. Around the world, to accept such an offer is considered an act of common politeness, whether one wants it or not. Among the nomadic Bedouins of the desert, it has always been considered a serious breach of etiquete to ride up to the front of a family’s tent without stopping and eating their bread.
People everywhere are offended
when a guest ______.

a. wants to eat or drink too much
b. doesn’t like eating bread
c. doesn’t eat or drinking anything Câu trả lời đúng
d. offers food or drink to the host

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