I. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the others.

Number 1.

A. agrarian B. eradicate C. cauliflower D. minority

Number 2.

A. contestant B. summary C. victory D. calendar

Number 3.

A. polite B. popular C. pagoda D. parade

Number 4.

A. religion B. apricot C. advantage D. disaster

Number 5.

A. constancy B. festival C. activity D. comment

II. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the other words.

Number 1.

A. exchange B. children C. peach D. machine

Number 2.

A. game B. guess C. angry D. village

Number 3.

A. wrap B. world C. wealthy D. wheel

Number 4.

A. blouse B. routine C. drought D. plough

Number 5.

A. staff B. speed C. sure D. species

III. Choose the best answer.

1. I think it was your teacher _____.

A. called B. to call C. that called D. which called

2. Three hours _____ a long time to take on the homework.

A. seems B. seem C. seemed D. has seemed

3. I congratulated her team _____ all the games.

A. to win B. winning
C. for having won D. on having won

4. The flowers need _____ every day.

A. to water B. watering
C. to be watered D. being watered

5. “Where does John come from?”

  – They asked me where John _____.

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

6. Parents always prevent their children _____ games too much.

A. from playing B. playing C. to play D. to playing

7. _____ regularly, she is now quite confident in the coming competition.

A. Practicing B. To practice
C. Practiced D. Having practiced

8. Many students take part _____ many different activities after school.

A. for B. in C. from D. on

9. The singer _____ this morning has been famous for many years.

A. to who we listened B. who we listened to
C. to that we listened D. to whom we listened

10. A _____ for illiteracy eradication was launched by the Viet Nam Society of Learning Promotion in the summer of 2000.

A. battle B. campaign C. design D. project

IV. Rewrite each of the following sentences. Using the words given.

1. “I’ll bring it back tomorrow.”

=> She promised ___________________.

2. “If you don’t give me a pay rise, I’ll resign,” he said to me.

=> He threatened ___________________.

3. “Remember to post those letters,” he said to me.

=> He reminded ____________________.

4. “You should have waited for us,” the team leader said to John.

=> The team leader criticized _________.

5. “If you can’t find anyone else, I’ll drive you to the airport,” he said to me.

=> He volunteered __________________.

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