Unit 1. THE GENERATION GAP
Part I. PHONETICS
Exercise 1.Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of the primary stress in each of the following questions.
01. A. access B. afford C. brochure D. casual
02. A. behaviour B. determined C. counselor D. decisive
03. A. donate B. compare C. campaign D. flashy
04. A. experience B. mobility C. independent D. prioritise
05. A. romantic B. solution C. protective D. elegant
06. A. legal B. obey C. forbid D. impose
07. A. constitution B. disrespectful C. sympathetic D. elongated
08. A. generational B. interpersonal C. discrimination D. nationality
09. A. studious B. unite C. mature D. involve
10. A. frustrating B. charity C. impairment D. infectious
Part II. VOCABULARY
Exercise 2. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
11. I live in a/an________ with my parents and my elder sister in the coastal area.
A. extended family B. nuclear family C. extended house D. nuclear house
12. One advantage of living in a/an________ is to strengthen relationship between young children and adults. A. nuclear family B. nuclear house C. extended family D. extended house
13. In my opinion, family members are responsible for________.
A. the housework B. the chores C. homework D. A and B
14. My grandpa is the most conservative person in my family. He never________ about way of life.
A. gives his opinion B. changes his mind C. gives his view D. keeps in mind
15. After graduating from university, I want to________ my father`s footsteps.
A. follow in B. succeed in C. go after D. keep up
16. In a nuclear family, both mother and father have responsibility forhousekeeping and________.
A. child care B. homework C. childcare D. generation gap
17. Four generations living in the same roof will have different________ of lifestyle.
A. gaps B. rules C. manners D. viewpoints
18. Luckily, my parents are always willing to listen to my new ideas. They`re very________.
A. narrow-minded B. open-minded C. elegant D. careful
19. My mother________ me from going home after 10 p.m. every day.
A. forbids B. allows C. lets D. All are correct
20. Anna often dresses________ when going to the parties in order to attract her friends` attention.
A. plainly B. properly C. flashily D. soberly
21. We`re surprised by Joe`s________ every Monday. He changes it at least 4 times a month.
A. hairstyle B. lifestyle C. viewpoint D. manner
22. I rarely eat________ and drink________ because they`re not food for health.
A. snack/energy drink B. fast food/juice C. fruit/alcoholic drinkD. junk food/soft drink
23. Generation________ is the difference in the thoughts and viewpoints amongst generations living together. A. distance B. gap C. space. D. All are correct
24. I was tired and couldn`t________ on doing my research project properly.
A. concentrate B. look C. pay attention D. Both A and C
25. My parents don`t let me get married until I graduate from university and they never________ their mind about that.
A. keep B. impose C. focus D. change
26. The________ arises when Jack and his parents have considerable disagreement on his choice of university. A. discriminationB. conflict C. agreement D. gap
27. I do morning exercise and play volleyball regularly so as to keep________ and be healthier.
A. fit B. good shape C. healthy D. strong
28. Since the family law was implemented, domestic violence has been a rare________ in this area.
A. happen
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