Choose the best
option to complete each of the following sentences.
A. say B. says C.
sayed D. said
_________that she works 16 hours a day.
A. climb B. climbs
C. to climb D. climbing
Hillary and Norgay
were the first one _________Everest.
A. climb-mountain B.
climbing-mountain C. mountain-climbing D.
climbing mountain. He has just joined a _________club.
use something to find out if you like it B. make a
C. eating a small
amount of food D. recognize flavors in food
Have you ever
tried Japanese food?
A. this B.
that C. the D. Ø
Mary told Helen
that she was tired of eating fish _________summer.
tradition B. habit C. hobby D. rule
It is a custom
to give presents at Christmas.
A. with B.
without C. in D. wearing
outside! Don’t go out _________your coat.
A. paint B. paints
C. painted D. painting
Bob had someone
A. before B.
following C. this D. that
John said he
couldn’t repair the car the _________day.
Plumber B. Gardener C. Florist D. Inventor
person whose job is to put in and repair pipes and baths.
in B. from C. of D. by
are made _________Australia.
A. whale watching B.
bull-fighting C. mountain-climbing D. ice-skating
_________festival is a festival in which people have their bulls
fight against each other.
not to B. not C. don’t D. didn’t
The teacher told
us _________ talk.
B. by C. without D. of
form of ‘sit’ was spelled _________a double t.
A. from B. at C.
to D. in
We used to go and
fetch milk _________the farm.
bring B. brings C. to bring D. brought
Jane had the
waiter _________her some tea.
A. has left B. has
happened C. has moved D. has disappeared
The fish has
before B. ago C. following D. previous
James told me why
he went home early two days _________.
A. spends B.
takes C. want D. passes
The journey from
the airport to the university_________ about an hour and a half.
sells and transports goods to another country
B. buys goods from
another country into one’s own country
C. plants something in
the ground and looks after it
D. produces something
Change into the
1. We haven’t moved
anything since they sent you away to cure you.
2. We are to pity
rather than despise these homeless boys.
3. I can assure you I
will arrange everything in time.
4. My parents did not
let me go to school this morning because I was sick.
5. They say that he is
the richest man in the town.
6. We say Dr. Johnson
leave his office at 4 o’clock this afternoon.
7. Mother has promised
me a bike if I pass the exam.
8. They awarded him the
first prize for his good deed.
9. Scientists began to
carry out researches on AIDS in 1980.
10. He ought to have
finished the report yesterday.
Read the passage and
choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
One of the festivals in the Buddhist tradition is called Vesak. It
takes place in April or May, and it lasts for three days. The
festival celebrates the life of the Buddha, and it also marks the
beginning of the Buddhist year. During the festival, Buddhists
decorate their houses and streets with flowers and paper lanterns.
They give presents to monks and to poor people, and they send each
other cards. In India, they sometimes buy birds in cages and set them
Vietnam is a
country that exports a lot of rice.
What is Vesak?
When does it
How long does
What do people do?
Put the verb into
the correct form, present simple or past simple, active or passive.
1. It’s a big
factory. Six hundred people (employ) ________________there.
2. Water (cover)
________________most of the Earth’s surface.
3. The park gates
(lock) ________________at 7 p.m. every evening.
4. The letter (post)
________________a week ago and it (arrive) ________________yesterday.
5. The boat (sink)
________quickly but fortunately everybody (rescue) ________________.
6. Her mother (die)
________when she was very young. She and her brother (bring)
________________ up by their grandparents.
7. Daisy was born in
London but she (grow) ________up in the north of England.
8. While I was on
holiday, my camera (steal) ________________from my hotel room.
9. Why (Peter/resign)
________________his job? Didn’t he enjoy it?
10. The company is not
independent. It (own) ________________by a much larger company.
sentences as directed.
1. They didn’t give
me the money.
2. They asked her some
difficult questions at the interview.
3. Brown’s colleagues
gave him a present when he retired.
4. Nobody told us that
Jack was ill.
5. How much will they
How much will you ?
6. I think they should
have offered Minh the job.
I think Minh
7. Has anybody shown
you what to do?
Have you ?
8. Who wrote this book?
Who was ?
9. Have you finished
your work yet?
Has your ?
10. What is Hanh going
What is ?
Change what Judy
said to you into reported speech.
1. I’m living in
2. My mother isn’t
3. Kahn and Anna are
getting married next week.
4. Julie has had a
5. I don’t know what
Britney is doing.
6. I saw Lily at a
party in May and she seemed fine.
7. I haven’t seen
8. I’m not enjoying
my job very much.
9. You can come and
stay at my flat if you are ever in Canada.
10. My car was stolen a
few days ago.
sentences with “say” or “tell” in the correct form.
________________goodbye to him and left.
about your vacation? Did you have a good time?
3. Don’t just stand
4. I wonder where Son
is. He ________________he would be here at 7 o’clock.
________________me that he was fed up with his job.
6. The doctor
________________that she should rest for a few days.
________________anybody what I ________________. It’s secret just
8. ‘Did he
________________you what happened?’ ‘No, he didn’t
_______________anything to me.’
9. Michael couldn’t
help me. He ________________me to ask Bush.
never____________ the truth. He always____________ lies.
Put the words in
brackets in the correct order. All the sentences are questions.
questions as directed.
1. Where has Hanh gone?
Do you know ?
2. Where is the church?
Could you tell me ?
3. What’s the time?
4. What does this word
I want to know
5. What time did Nam
and Loan leave?
Do you know ?
6. Is Linda going out
I don’t know
7. Where does Mr. Cao
Have you any idea ?
8. Where did we park
We can’t remember
9. Is there a post
office near here?
Can you tell me ?
10. What do you want?
sentences below, using the correct form of the words in brackets.
1. A (mountain)
________________is a person who climbs mountains as a sport.
2. We need to work
harder to remain (complete) ________________with other companies.
3. He is one of the
front (run) ________________in the presidential election.
4. A (tradition)
____________is a person who prefers tradition to modern ideas or ways
of doing things.
5. He has been an
active (participate) ________________in the discussion.
6. They are
semi-(final) ________________for the fourth year in succession.
7. Why do you have to
be so (tidy) ________________?
8. They are famous
Hollywood screenwriters, actors and (produce) ________________.
9. The story has
attracted (world) ________________attention.
10. Is it (custom)
________________to tip hairdressers in this country?
What do they buy
It is _________that she works 16 hours a day.
Hillary and Norgay were the first one _________Everest.
James likes climbing mountain. He has just joined a _________club.
Have you ever tried Japanese food?
Mary told Helen that she was tired of eating fish _________summer.
It is a custom to give presents at Christmas.
It’s cold outside! Don’t go out _________your coat.
Bob had someone _________his house.
John said he couldn’t repair the car the _________day.
_________is a person whose job is to put in and repair pipes and baths.
These computers are made _________Australia.
The _________festival is a festival in which people have their bulls fight against each other.
The teacher told us _________ talk.
The -ing form of ‘sit’ was spelled _________a double t.
We used to go and fetch milk _________the farm.
Jane had the waiter _________her some tea.
The fish has gone.
James told me why he went home early two days _________.
The journey from the airport to the university_________ about an hour and a half.
Vietnam is a country that exports a lot of rice.
What is Vesak?
When does it happen?
How long does Vesak last?
What do people do?
What do they buy birds for?