UNIT 1: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF .
PART 1: VOCABULARY AND EXPRESSIONS
I. Write the phonetic script and give the Vietnamese meaning of the following words.
Vietnamese meaning
buffalo (n) …………………..
plough (v) …………………..
harrow (v) …………………..
peasant (n) …………………..
repair (v) …………………..
transplant (v) …………………..
contented (adj) …………………..
biology (n) …………………..
chemistry (n) …………………..
literature (n) ………………….
II. Complete these sentences with the appropriate form of the words in parentheses.
I know ..................................... how she felt. (exact)
I felt quite ........................................... with my day’s work. (satisfy)
Her ...................................... was a shock to him. (die)
It is ...................................... even to think of the horrors of nuclear war. (frighten)
I was struck by the sudden ................................ that I would probably never see her again. (realize)
We postponed our picnic because it was raining ........................................ . (heavy)
I’m not really interested in .............................................. French. (study)
It’s ........................................ much warmer than this in July. (normal)
Some rare species are in ........................................ as we’re cutting down trees. (dangerous)
The plane arrived ....................................... after a violence storm. (safe)
III. Fill in each blank with an appropriate preposition.
I got ____________ panic when I found the door was locked.
Is Sue contented ____________ her present job?
“How do you go to school?” – “____________ bicycle”.
I had a long chat ____________ her ____________ music ____________ line.
The thief ran away when the burglar alarm went ____________.
IV. Choose the one or phrase that best completes each sentence.
John isn’t contented with his present salary.
a. excited about b. satisfied with c. disappointed about d. interested in
Doing homework is a student’s daily routine.
a. thing one rarely does b. thing one regularly does
c. thing one occasionally does d. thing one never does
She purchased a number of shares in the company.
a. invested b. sold c. exchanged d. bought
We had a nice chat over a cup of tea.
a. formal talk b. informal talk c. serious talk d. long talk
She’s upstairs getting ready to go out.
a. dressing b. determining c. planning d. preparing
People are fleeing the area in panic.
a. excitement b. fear c. gust d. danger
We………..the seedlings into peaty soil.
a. take b. plough c. raise d. transplant
Before the plane takes off, passengers must ………..their seat belts.
a. fasten b. flee c. emit d. unbind
My morning ……….. is to get up at seven, have breakfast, then leave home at eight.
a. timetable b. habit c. routine d. action
When the passengers realized that the ship was flooded with water, they were very upset and ………………in panic.
a. cheered b. laughed c. screamed d. hurt
On his …...at the airport, John felt a little disappointed when no one came and picked him up.
a. arrival b. arrive c. arriver d. arrived
Could you tell me the ………..time when the meeting begins?
a. exact b. exactly c. exactness d. exacting
It was the most ……….experience of my life.
a. frighten b. frightening c. frightened d. frightful
She got………..as soon as the alarm clock went………
a. over /on b. up / down c. up / off d. on / off
The Pikes live ……..farming. They work hard ……..the field everyday.
a. on /in b. at / with c. in / on d. with / for
PART 2: PHONETIC
I. Write the sound for the underlined letters in the following words.
1. routine …….. 8. scream …….. 15. relieve ……..
2. beach …….. 9. peasant …….. 16. pleasant ……..
3. deer …….. 10. green …….. 17. field ……..
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