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CHU VAN AN high school

School year 2013- 2014

Review for the 1st term – Grade 12

  1. Vocabulary:       - everyday activities

                              - ways of socializing

                              - education system

                              - future jobs

2. Pronunciation:      - the endings “ s” and “ ed”

                              - stress in two- syllable, three- syllable and more than three- syllable words

3. Grammar:           - tenses

                              - reported speech

                              - passive voice

                              - conditional sentences

                              - relative clauses


I. Choose the underlined words or phrases that need correcting:

1. (A)My mother knows(B)how (C)for prepare (D)Chinese food.

2. It (A)takes 90 minutes (B)for going (C)to Hanoi (D)by plane.

3. John (A)had (B)his car (C)to repair (D)yesterday.

4. (A)It is three months (B)since he (C)works (D)in this company.

5. (A)If I (B)had asked you, (C)you (D)wouldn’t accepted.

6. This is (A)the house in (B)that we often (C)stay (D)in summer.

7. She is the(A) most beautiful woman (B)whose I (C)have ever (D)met.

8. We (A)will be (B)late (C)if we (D)not hurry.

9. (A)Don’t forget (B)locking the door (C)before (D)going to bed.

10. (A)The police (B)made the robbers (C)telling (D)the true

11. Please (A)tell us the reason (B)when he (C)left without (D)saying goodbye.

12. The novel was (A)such interesting (B)that I had (C)read it (D)all night.

13. (A)When he (B)goes to(C) see them last night, they (D)were playing cards.

14. (A)Before (B)went abroad, he (C)had finished his English course at the (D)English–speaking Centre.

15. Did you say(A)that you (B)will have a lot of things (C)to do the (D)following week?

16. The artist (A)whom picture we (B)saw yesterday (C)is also a concert (D)pianist.

17. (A)Many folk (B)songs have been (C)wrote about farmers and (D)country life

18. She must (A)retyping the report (B)before she (C)hands it in (D)to the director

19. (A)Unless you (B)work harder, you (C)will  sacked because of your (D)laziness.

20. Mai (A)told her child (B)not make (C)noise when she (D)was working.

II. Multiple choice:

1. He has been learning hard to prepare _______ the coming final exam.

      a. for                                    b. with                                      c. on                              d. over

2. ___ the end of the course, the students have to take an exam on four basic skills of the target language.    

      a. In                                     b. At                                         c. On                               d. For

3. The purpose of secondary education is to give students common knowledge to ______ for either higher education or vocational education.   

      a. require                              b. prepare                                 c. ask                              d. demand

4. _______ school is very important for _______ country to develop.

      a. The / a                              b. The / Ø                                 c. Ø / Ø                           d. Ø / a

5. What time would we get there _______ the subway?

      a. we took                             b. if we take                              c. unless we take              d. provided that we took

6. If it _______ an hour ago, we would have stayed inside.

      a. rains                                 b. rained                                   c. had rained                    d. were raining

7. If I feel too excited to sleep, I _______ reading one of our reports.

      a. will try                               b. try                                        c. would try                      d. would have tried

8. _______ he gets here soon, we will have to start the meeting without him.

      a. Unless                               b. If only                                   c. Even if                         d. If

9. He took me to the university _______.

      a. he used to study                b. in that he used to study          c. where he used to study           d. which he used to study

10. GCSEs are not compulsory, but they are the most common qualification taken by 14-16-year-old students.

      a. specialized                         b. fulfilled                                 c. required                       d. applied

11. Secondary education is the _____ of education following primary school.

      a. stage                                b. step                                      c. level                            d. standard

12. I admired him for being so confident _______ his age. 

      a. for                                    b. at                                         c. In                                d. on

13. He is the man ______ car was stolen last week. 

      a. whom                               b. that                                      c. which                           d. whose

14. They have just found the couple and their car _______ were swept away during the heavy storm last week.   

      a. that                                  b. which                                    c. whose                          d. when

15. It was the worst winter _______ anyone could remember. 

      a. when                                b. which                                    c. where                          d. that

16. I would like to know the reason _______ he decided to quit the job.  

a. why                                  b. which                                    c. that                             d. when

17. Most doctors and nurses have to work on a _______ once or twice a week at the hospital.

a. solution                             b. night shift                              c. household chores          d. special dishes

18. We enjoy _______ time together in the evening when the family members gather in the living room after a day of working hard.

a. spending                           b. caring                                   c. taking                          d. doing

19. It is parents' duty and responsibility to _______ hands to tae care of their children and give them a happy home.

a. shake                                b. hold                                      c. join                             d. take

20. He is a _______ boy. He is often kind and helpful to every classmate.

a. frank                                 b. lovely                                    c. obedient                      d. caring

21. Doctors are supposed to ____ responsibility for human life.       

a. do                                    b. take                                       c. rush                            d. join

22. _____ sure that you follow the instructions carefully.                                                      

a. Believe                              b. Try                                       c. Do                               d. Make

23. Sometimes Mr. Pike has to work very late _______ night to do some important experiments.

a. in                                     b. at                                         c. for                               d. on

24. Peter was _______ a hurry to go so he did not stop to greet me.                                     

a. in                                     b. on                                        c. with                             d. over

25. It _______ it is parents' responsibility to take good care of their children.                                   

a. commonly says that            b. commonly to be said that        c. is commonly said that    d. is commonly saying

26. London is home to people of many _______ cultures.

a. diverse                              b. diversity                                c. diversify                       d. diversification

27. John cannot make a _____ to get married to Mary or stay single until he can afford a house and a car.                             

a. decide                               b. decision                                c. decisive                       d. decisively

28. My mother used to be a woman of great _______, but now she gets old and looks pale.

a. beauty                              b. beautiful                               c. beautifully                    d. beautify

29. My father phoned me to say that he would come _______ home late.

a. a                                      b. an                                        c. the                              d. Ø

30. Body language is a potent form of _______ communication.

     a. verbal                               b. non-verbal                             c. tongue                         d. oral

31. Our teacher often said, "Who knows the answer? _______ your hand."

    a. Rise                                   b. Lift                                       c. Raise                           d. Heighten

32. Pay more attention _______ picture and you can find out who is the robber.

    a. to                                      b. for                                        c. at                                d. on

33. She looked _______ me, smiling happily and confidently.

    a. on                                     b. over                                      c. forward                        d. at

34. - What an attractive hair style you have got, Mary!                     - _______

    a. Thank you very much. I am afraid                                        b. You are telling a lie

    c. Thank you for your compliment                                            d. I don't like your sayings

35. She likes meeting people and travelling so she wants to apply for a _______ of a receptionist or tourist guide.

   a. location                             b. position                                 c. site                              d. word

36. To my _______, I was not offered the job.

  a. happiness                           b. dream                                   c. joy                              d. disappointment

37. Being well-dress and punctual can help you create a good _______ on your interviewer.

 a. impression                        b. pressure                                c. employment                 d. effectiveness

38. Many people will be out of _______ if the factory is closed.

a. work                                 b. career                                   c. profession                    d. job

39. Before _______ for a position, check whether you can fulfill all the requirements from the employer.

a. deciding                            b. applying                                c. requiring                      d. demanding

40. No one can predict the future exactly. Things may happen _______.

 a. expected                          b. unexpected                           c. expectedly                    d. unexpectedly

41. Someone who is _______ is hopeful about the future or the success of something in particular.

 a. powerful                           b. optimistic                              c. stagnant                      d. pessimistic

42. She intended to quit her job to stay _______ home and look _______ her sick mother.

 a. in / at                              b. at / after                               c. for / over                      d. up / on

43. He is very worried _______ his new job because he is not quite prepared _______ working.

 a. on / over                          b. to / off                                  c. about / for                    d. in / at

44. Instead _____ petrol, cars will only run ____ solar energy and electricity.

 a. of / on                             b. for / by                                 c. in / over                       d. from/ upon

45. What will the relationship between computing and _______ bring us over the next 15 years?

 a. science                            b. scientific                               c. scientifically                  d. scientist

46. Someone who is _______ thinks that bad things are going to happen.

a. optimistic                          b. pessimistic                            c. threatened                   d. hopeful

47. I told Mom we would be _______ home in _______ hour or so.

 a. the / Ø                             b. a / the                                  c. Ø / an                          d. the / a

48. What are your plans for _______ future?

 a. a                                     b. an                                        c. the                              d. Ø

49. .Laura: “ What a lovely house you have “    Mary: “__________”

 a. Of course not, It’s not costly                                              b. Thank you .Hope you will drop in  c. I think so   d. No problem

50. “ Peter : “ Do you feel like going to the cinema this evening ?”      Mary:   “___________”

 a. I don’t agree. I’m afraid     b. You’re welcome                     c. That would be great      d. I feel very bored

III. Verb Tenses:

1. By this time next year I (save)________________ Ј250.

2. By the time we get to the party everything (eat)________________

3. Ann usually does the shopping, but I (do)________________ it today as she isn't well.

4. He (watch) ________________ TV when the phone rang. Very unwillingly he (turn) ________________ down the sound and (go) ________________to answer it

5. When I arrived she (have________________ lunch. She apologized for starting without me but said that she always (have) ________________ lunch at 12.30.

6. He (live)________________ in London for two years and then (go)________________ to Edinburgh.

7. You (wear)_____________ your hair long when you were at school? ~  Yes, my mother (insist)______________ on it.

8. She (say)__________ that she'd phone me this morning, but it is now 12.30 and she (not phone)____________   yet.

9. He (speak)________________ for an hour now. I expect he'll soon be finished.

10. A lot of the work ( do)________________ now.

11. You (put)________________ your book on my desk last night?

12. Tom (just, promote)________________to area manager of East Asia.

13. How much money you ( save)________________ for your vacation so far?

14. My brother  ( give)________________me tickets to the concert yesterday.

15.  He always says hello if he(see) ________________me

16.  I wouldn’t have been so upset if Judy (write) ________________to me earlier.

17. What (you/say) ________________if I offered you a job? .

18.  If the weather gets better, we (go)________________ camping .

19.  If John(know) ________________there were a test yesterday, he(study) ________________

20. By the time I arrived, the football match (already / start) ________________

21. He said he (call) ________________me the following day

22.  I wish he (visit) ________________ me yesterday, but he didn’t.

23. 17. I think your garden needs (weed) ________________

24. 20. The man who (rescue) ________________ had been in the sea for ten hours.

25. 29. The house (repair) ________________by the builders now.

26. The children enjoy (allow) ________________ to stay up late when there is something special on TV.

27. Something ( must do) ________________ to save our environment now.

28. The children are ( make) ________________(work) . ________________ hard.

29. When we came , the film ( show) ________________for 20 minutes.

30. Bill said he (forget)_________________ to buy a dictionary.

IV. Writing:

* Rewrite sentences using the words provided.

  1.  The last time I went to the museum was a year ago.

à I ____________________________________________________

  1.  This is the first time I attend such an enjoyable wedding party.

® I have ________________________________________

  1.  I have not met her for three years.

® I last _____________________________________________________________

® The last time  _______________________________________________________________________________

  1.  He has also been collecting stamps for five years.

®  He also started _______________________________________________

  1. He learned to drive when he was eighteen.

®  He has ________________________________________________________

  1. I’ve never eaten roasted chicken before.

®  This is ___________________________________________________________

  1.  Those firemen arrived too late, so the house was burned completely.

®  By the time __________________________________

  1. How long is it since they bought the house?

®  When __________________________________________________________

  1.  During my dinner, the phone rang

®  While I _____________________________________________________________

10.   I spent seven years at secondary school and then I went to university.

®  After __________________________________

11.   After writing the letter, he went to the post office.

-> After he___________________________________________________

12.   She has not had a swim for five years so far.

->The last _________________________________________________________

13.   He wrote four best sellers before he was twenty.

 -> By the age___________________________________________________

14.  This is the first time I’ve ever eaten this kind kind of food

 ->I have never___________________________________________

15.  I haven’t heard from them for ages.

 à It’s ages_____________________________________________

16.   The rain began to fall during my walk in the country.

->While I________________________________________________

17.   John has not had his hair cut for over six months.

 ->It is____________________________________________________

18.   We stepped outside the front door ,and it began to rain-

>No sooner______________________________________________

19.  When you phone me, it was my lunch time.-

->When you phoned me, I __________________________________________

20.  I started working for the company three years ago and now I’m still working here.

-> I’ve ________________________________                     

* Rewrite sentences in form of reported speech.

  1. Nam said “I am told to be at school before 7 ’clock”


  1. Thu said “All the students will have a meeting next week”

à ___________________________________________

  1. Phong said “My parents are very proud of my good marks”

à _____________________________________________

  1. The teacher said “All the homework must be done carefully”

à __________________________________________

  1. Her father said to her “You can go to the movie with your friend”

à ________________________________________

  1.  “Where does your father work?” The teacher asked me

à _______________________________________________

  1.  “How many people are there in your family?” She asked Lan

à __________________________________________

  1. Tam’s friend asked him “How long will you stay in England?”

à ___________________________________________

  1.  “Are there some oranges in the fridge?” She asked her mom

à _______________________________________

10.  The teacher said to Lien “What‘s your hobby?” à _____________________________________________________

11.   My son said to us “Watch TV!”à ___________________________________________________________________

12.   My daughter said to us “Don’t laugh!”à ___________________________________________________________

13.   My mother said to kids “Stop fighting!”à ___________________________________________________________

14.   The teacher said to the children “Don’t make noise in class!:”à ___________________________________________

15.   He told “Come at 5 o’clock!”à _____________________________________________________________________

16.  The doctor said to me, “You should lose weight.” à The doctor advised me _______________________________

17.  Mary said, “Let’s go to a movie.” à Mary suggested ___________________________________________________

18.  “I didn’t break the windows”, Bill said. à Bill denied __________________________________________________

19.  “You told a lie, Tom”, she said. à She accused Tom ____________________________________________________

20.  “I can’t go to your birthday party next Saturday, Jack”, said Mary. à Mary apologized for ______________________

21.  “I won’t help you with your homework. Never ! ” Jane said to me. à Jane refused ___________________________

22.  Joe said, “Please come to my party.” à Joe invited _____________________________________________________

23.  Mr. Gray said, “Don’t play in the street.” à Mr. Gray warned ______________________________________________        

24.  “Would you like to come on a picnic with us? à They invited _____________________________________________        

25.  “Please don’t tell anybody what happened.” à He asked _______________________________________________

26.  “If you don’t give me a pay rise. I’ll resign.” à She threatened ___________________________________________

27.  “I’ll finish the work by the end of this week.” à John promised ____________________________________________

28.  “You ought to take a break, Andrew.” à She advised ___________________________________________________

29.  “Don’t forget to go to the supermarket after work.” à They reminded _____________________________________

30.  “I must want take the exam” Peter saidà Peter insisted _______________________________________________

* Rewrite sentences in to passive form.

  1. The police have searched all the houses in the street.

à Every ____________________________________________

  1. Rich families often send their  children to private school.

à Children of ___________________________________

  1. A fire destroyed most of the old city of London in the 1600s.

à Most of _____________________________________

  1. Everyone expects that Manchester United will win the Champion League.

à Manchester United ____________________________

  1. People think that the government is planning  to build a new international airport.

à The government ________________________________________________________________

  1. Lots of people believe he is the best of the contest.

à He is ______________________________________________________

  1. The children are discussing  noisily about the next English contest.

à The next ________________________________________

  1. They have to repair the engine of the car. –

>The engine ________________________________________________________

  1. Their parents  don’t allow them to go out in the evening  

à They ___________________________________________________

10.   The teacher always welcomes new students. 

® New students _______________________________________________

* Rewrite sentences using conditional sentences.

  1. I don’t have enough money so can’t go on a long holiday this year.

® If ______________________________________________

  1.  He didn’t have a lot of fun because he wasn’t here.

® If _________________________________________________________

  1. City life isn’t enjoyable because everything is very expensive.

® If ____________________________________________________

  1. You’ll ask the teacher. He’ll explain the lesson to you.

® If __________________________________________________________

  1.  If it doesn't rain, they will go for a picnic.

® Unless  ___________________________________________________________

  1. They speak French to her, not English, so her English doesn’t improve.

->If they _______________________________________

  1. You didn’t tell me we had run out of bread, so I didn’t buy any.

->If you ____________________________________________

  1. He gave me a lift to the station and I didn’t miss the train.

->If he ____________________________________________

  1. I didn’t have an umbrella with me and so I got wet. –

>If I _____________________________________________________

10.   You press this button to stop the machine.

 ->If you _________________________________________________________

* Rewrite sentences using relative pronouns.

1. Mary has just bought a new cell phone. Her father is a phone maker.

à ____________________________________________

2. My new cell phone has become a necessary part of life. I only bought it a month ago.

à __________________________________

3. My roommate has never been on the Internet. She is afraid of computers.

à __________________________________________

4. A lot of people suffer from techno stress. Those people work in my office.

à __________________________________________

5. Some people dream of a job. They can do the job without technology.

à _______________________________________________

6. My stereo doesn’t work today. It worked yesterday.

à ___________________________________________________________

7. The man is a computer expert. You were talking to him

à _______________________________________________________

8. The girl living next door to me is getting married next year.

® The girl that __________________________________________

9. Mr. Brown looks very sad. His team has lost the game.

®  Mr. Brown,  __________________________________________

10. The problem  has been discussed in class. We are very interested in it

®  The computer  __________________________________

V.  Fill the gap in each sentence with the correct form of the words:

  1. To attract someone’s ______________, we can use either verbal or non-verbal forms of communication


  1. Some people think it is ______________ to ask someone’s age.


  1. It’s OK to use ______________ language if you’re speaking to a friend.


  1. The first thing you have to do is to fill in this ______________ form.


  1. An academic year is ____________ into two term, the first term and the second one


  1. Children take an exam to get their ____________ after finish their secondary system


  1. There are two levels of ______________ in England: Primary and Secondary.


  1. We haven’t been able to find a house that meets our ______________


  1. Please tell me about your first ______________ of  your University life.


10.  After you get the entrance examination result, you will get a letter of  ______________ from the University.


11.  Entering WTO is one of the most ______________ matter of our country.


12.  Preparing for an interview can be very ______________


13.  Never keep silent or avoid answering the questions of the ______________


14.  Whenever you are explained about something , try to show your ______________.


15.  She shows her ______________ to learn economics.



VI. Phonetics:

* Pronunciation:

  1. A. sees                                B. sports                                                C. pools                         D. trains
  2. A. tombs                              B. lamps                                                C. brakes                       D. invites
  3. A. books                              B. floors                                     C. combs                       D. drums
  4. A. trays                                B. bays                                      C. says                          D. days
  5. A. gives                               B. phones                                  C. switches                    D. dives
  6. A. devoted                           B. suggested                              C. provided                    D. wished
  7. A. explained                         B. mended                                 C. involved                     D. arrived
  8. A. remembered                    B. called                                                C. dismissed                  D. received
  9. A. kissed                             B. helped                                   C. forced                       D. showed

10.  A. confused                         B. faced                                                C. cried                         D. defined

* Stress:

  1. a. tomorrow                         b. facial                                                 c. recently                      d. confidence
  2. a. communicate                   b. impatient                               c. interesting                  d. apologize
  3. a. carpet                              b. visit                                       c. summer                     d. include
  4. a. nervous                           b. polite                                     c. verbal                        d. body 
  5. a. education                         b. secondary                              c. generally                    d. specialize
  6. a. intensive                          b. requirement                           c. usually                       d. assessment
  7. a. hospital                           b. mischievous                           c. special                       d. supportive
  8. a. family                              b. whenever                               c. obedient                    d. solution
  9. a. biologist                           b. generally                                c. responsible                 d. security

10.  a. possible.                          b. university                               c. secondary                  d. suitable

VII. Reading:

* Cloze- test:  

1. There are many reasons (1) _____ taking regular time with our family is important: It creates a place to listen, teach, learn, and (2) _____ ourselves freely and safely. It provides (3) _____ to discuss family joys, issues, and problems. Family members can practice skills in a non-threatening atmosphere.

Families are a (4) _____ part of our society and the fabric of our communities - we spend (5) _____ time together to get our feelings  (6) _____  belongings, our values, support and understanding.

It helps keep family members together and feel safe in today's world where pressure can lead to family disintegration

  1. a. that                                 b. why                           c. when                                                 d. which
  2. a. think                                b. show                                     c. express                                  d. say
  3. a. opportunities                    b. conditions                  c. situations                               d. circumstances
  4. a. attractive                                     b. real                           c. deep                                      d. basic
  5. a. a                                                 b. an                             c. the                                        d. no article
  6. a. in                                    b. of                              c. on                                         d. for

2.     Nonverbal communication, or "body language", is communication by facial expressions, head or eyes movements, hand signals, and body postures. It can be just as important to understand-------(1)---- words are. Misunderstandings- often amusing-----(2)-------- sometimes serious- can arise between people from different cultures if they misinterpret nonverbal signals. For example, take the differences in meaning of a gesture----(3)------- is very common in the United States: a circle made with the thumb and index finger. To an American, it means that everything-----(4)----- OK. To Japanese, it means that you are talking ---(5)------- money. In France, it means that something is worthless. Meanwhile in Greece, it is an obscene gesture. Therefore, an American could unknowingly offend a Greek by using that particular hand signal.

  1. A. more                               B. less                           C. as                                         D. than             
  2. A. although                          B. but                            C. unless                                               D. in order to
  3. A. who                                 B. where                                    C. why                                       D. that
  4. A. were                                B. was                           C. is                                          D. are   
  5. A. around                             B. about                                    C. among                                   D. ahead

3.         All members of the family have accepted the daily tasks of housekeeping . These duties are not intended as a punishment . They are (1)................. to the happiness and well-being of the family. (2) member has agreed to cheerfully contribute to the welfare of the family by working together as a team to get these chores (3).................quickly every day.

We have a separate checklist for each day of the week. Each list is slightly different. Each person will have a number assigned to him for the day. He will complete all corresponding items (4)................. the checklist, starting at the top, and complete them in sequence. We will cheerfully work together on each room (5).................the checklist for that room is done, then move on to the next room. Any disputes over the completion of a chore will be settled by Mom or Dad.

1.  A.  needed                            B.  contrary                    C.  important                              D.  close

2.  A.  Each                                            B.  all                            C.  Some                                   D.  No

3.  A.  made                               B.  solved                      C.  done                                    D.  left        

4.  A.  from                                B.  by                            C.  on                                        D   in

5.  A.  until                                 B.  as soon as                C.  after                                     D. by the time

* Reading comprehension:

1.         Parents send their children to school to prepare for the time when they grow up. Children learn their native language so that they will be able to communicate fluently with other people around them. Moreover, they can preserve the valuable culture and literature of their country. They learn foreign languages in order to benefit from other countries’ heritage. The more foreign languages they learn, the more benefit they get. Children also learn mathematics to calculate, geography to know about nature, and history to know about human beings and historical events. Nearly everything they study at school has some practical uses in their life.

1. Parents send their children to school to……………………

A. learn English                          B. play better                 C. make them grow up                D. prepare for their future

2. Why do children have to learn their native language?

A. To know about nature.                                                 B. To learn foreign languages

C. To communicate fluently with other people around them.            D. To benefit from foreign countries’ heritage

3. According to the passage, children learn history to know about…………….. 

A. the mankind               B.   people and history events.     C. events of the history                D.  practical uses in life

4 How many school subjects are mentioned in the passage?   A. Six                        B. Four              C. Seven                        D. Five

5. Most of the things children learn at school………………..

A. are useless                            B. are not necessary       C. have some practical uses         D. have no use

2.         We can communicate not only through words but also through body language. Body language includes our posture, facial expressions and gestures. Because body language is so important , you’ll want to know what yours is saying and how to interpreted other people’s too. Here are  some examples of body language and its meaning. If your postures is slumped and your head is down, this could mean that  you are sad or you lack confidence and friendliness. A smile is a sign of friendliness and interest . But people sometimes smile just to be polite to get  another clue from people’s faces. Friendliness and interest are  expressed when a person’s eyes meet yours and then look away and meet yours again. A person’s eyes meet yours and then look away is expressing a challenge. A person who doesn’t look at you is expressing lack of interest or is shy. Hand gestures can mean a person is interested in conversation.

 1. We can communicate _____________

 A. only through words.  B. only through body language.  C. both through words and through body language. D. only through posture

2. When you want to  express the state of being sad or lacking confidence__________

 A. your posture is slumped   B. your posture is slumped and your head is down    C. your posture is down   D. your posture is straight.

3. If you want to show your friendliness and interest _________________

     A. you nod your head.       B. your posture is slumped.                           C. You just smile .                     D. your eyes meet a person’s.

4. When you feel shy or lack of interest_______________

    A. you look at a person .       B. you don’t look at a person.    C. your eyes focuses on a person’s.         D. you smile at a person.  

5. When you want to talk to a person_____________

   A. you  shake hands with him or her.                  B. you ignore him or her.            C. you look away.           D. your posture is down.

3.   University Entrance Examination is very important in Vietnamese students. High school graduates have to take it and get high results to be admitted to universities. The pressure on the candidates remains very high despite the measures that have been taken to reduce the heat around these exams, since securing a place in a state university is considered a major step towards a successful career for young people, especially those from rural areas or disadvantaged families. In the year 2004, it was estimated that nearly 1 million Vietnamese students took the University Entrance Examination, but on average only 200 thousand students succeeded. Normally, candidates take 3 exam subjects, and each lasts; 180 minutes for the fixed group of subjects they choose. There are 4 fixed groups of subjects: Group A: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry; Group B: Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry; Group C: Literature, History, and Geography; Group D: Literature, Foreign Language, and Mathematics.

In addition to universities, there are community colleges, art and technology institutes; professional secondary schools, and vocational schools which offer degrees or certificates from a-few-month to 2-year courses.

According to Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training, there are currently 23 non-public universities, accounting for 11% of the total number of universities. These non-public universities are currently training 119,464 students, or 11.7% of the total number of students. The government is planning to increase the number of non-public universities to 30% by 2007.

1. University Entrance Examination in Vietnamese is very ................A. interesting     B. stressful         C. free        D. easy

2. The word those refers to ................  A. exam subjects              B. young people             C. universities      D. examinations

3. In 2004, the proportion of the students who got success in University Entrance Examination was about ................ percent.

A. 5                               B. 10                             C. 20                             D. 50

4. Which sentence refers to the University Entrance Examination in Vietnam?

A. Students find it easy to get success in the University Entrance Examination.

B. Math is compulsory in the University Entrance Examination.

C. Students are not allowed to choose their exam subjects.       D. There are four fixed groups of exam subjects for students to choose.

5. According to the passage, ................ .

A. the Vietnamese government will close all non-public universities by next year.

B. the Vietnamese government does not appreciate non-public universities

C. the Vietnamese government is planning to increase the number of non-public universities.

D. Vietnamese students have no alternative to continue their higher study besides universities.