Part A: PHONETICS
I. Choose the underlined part is pronounced differently from of the others.
II. Choose the words whose stress pattern isn’t the same as that of the others.
Part B: VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR
I. Choose the best answer to complete the sentences below.
II. Fill in the blank with the correct form of the word in capitals.
III. Find and correct the underlined word or phrase in each sentence that needs correcting. (Viết từ đúng vào ô trống)
Part C: READING
I. Read the following passage and choose the best answer from A, B, C or D in order to fill into blanks.
When you are driving abroad you should make sure that you have all your documents with you. These ___(46)___ your passport, your driving license and insurance papers. It ___(47)___ be very inconvenient if you ___(48)___ any of these or if you can not find ___(49)___ quickly. You must also make sure that your car has a nationality plate which shows the country where the car is registered; for ___(50)___, GB for Great Britain, F for France, N for Norway and so on.
In some ___(51)___ you have to pay if you don’t ___(52)___ motoring laws and this can sometimes cost you a lot of money. For instance, you may have to pay immediately if are stopped by a police officer for taking no notice of traffic lights, speech ___(53)___ or of you allow children ___(54)___ the age of twelve to ___(55)___ in front seat of a vehicle.
II. Find a suitable word to complete the following passage.
The British Museum library is ___(56)___ of the largest libraries in the world. It has a copy of every book ___(57)___ is printed in the English language, so that there are more than six million books ___(58)___. They receive nearly two thousands books and papers every day. The British Museum library has a very big ___(59)___ of printed books and manuscripts ___(60)___ they keep in glass cases. You can also find there some of the first books printed by Caxton. Caxton was the printer ___(61)___ lived in the fifteenth century. He made the first press in England. In the reading room of the British Museum library many famous great men have read and studied. You know that V.I Lenin visited London several times ___(62)___ he lived in London. He spent a lot of time in the British Museum library. Another great man was Karl Max who ___(63)___ works which have had the greatest influence ___(64)___ the politics of the modern world. Charles Dickens, a very popular English writer and the ___(65)___ of many interesting books spent a lot of time in the British Museum library.
III. Read the following passage and choose the best option to finish each of the sentences below.
Rice is a kind of grass. There are more than seven kinds of rice. Most kinds are water plants. Farmers grow rice in many countries even in the southern part of the United States and in Eastern Australia. No one really knows where rice comes from. Some scientists think it started to grow in two places. They think that one kind of rice grew in Southern Asia thousands of years ago. Someone in China wrote about it almost five thousand years ago. Another kind probably grew in West Africa. Other scientists think rice came from India, and India travelers took it to other parts of the world. There are two main ways to grow rice. Upland rice grows in dry soil. Most rice grows in wet soil. People in many countries do all of the work by hand. This is the same way farmers worked hundreds of years ago. Some countries now use machines on their rice farm. The farmers all use fertilizer. Some insects are enemies of rice. Farmers poison them.