TÀI LIỆU ÔN THI ĐẠI HỌC MÔN TIẾNG ANH - VĨNH BÁ (TRÍCH ĐOẠN)

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ðÈ TH I các năm trirớc ñể ỉấv vãn bàng ’‘Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English", từ tập 1 ñến tập 6. Advanced G ram m a r & Vocabulary, cua Mark Skipper, Nxb Express Publishing, 2000. • ■ Advanced L anguage Practice, của Michael Vince,Nxb Heinemann, 1994. Advanced Prospects, cùa Ken Wilson, MACMILLAN, 2003. Upstream Advanced, của Virginia Evans, Express Publishing, 2003 . C am brisge CAE Course, cúa Mary spratt & Linña B. Taylor, Cambridge University Press, 1997. Advanced E xpert CAẸ, cùa Jane Beil và Roger Gower. Nxb Pearson Longman, 2008. ' ; CÀE Result, của Kathy Gude and Marv Stephens, Nxb Oxford University Press, 2008. Fast T rack to CAE, của Fiona Joseph,Nxb Pearson, Ì 999 CAE Practice Test Plus, cùa Alan Stanton và Susan Morris,Nxb Longman, 1999. . C PE Use of English, cùa Virginia Evans, Express Publishing, 2002 Test Y ourself to Proficiency^ của Susan Morris, va Alan Stanton, Nxb Nelson, 2007. Objective Proficiency, của Annette Cape! và Wendy Sharp, Nxb Cambridge. Proficiency M asterclass, của Kathy Gude, Oxford University Press, 2002 Progress to Proficency, của Leo Jones,Nxb Cambridge, 1993. Rising S ta r Practice Book, cùa Philip Kerr và Luke Prodromou, Nxb MacMillan. 2000. F irst C ertificate,E xpert của Richard Mann và Nick Kenny,Nxb Pearson, 2008. First C ertificate M asterclass, của Simon Haines và Barbara Steward, Nxb Oxford 2005. FC E Use o f English, cùa Mark Harrison, Oxford, 2005. FC E Language Practice, của Michael Vince,Nxb MacMiian, 2003.

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iịiệii giảng idạ^lvầ cho các tỊợịc stnh m ột tư liệu luyện tập ñể cung cố kiến th ứ c trước các ki Ệii. j: ■

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ð ể rèn luyen thềm từ vựng, học sinh có thề làm các chương từ 1 ñến V (M ultiple C hoice Tests, Lexical C loze Tests, o p e n C loze Tests, W ord F orm ation và Trios o f G apped Sentences). Các chương VI (Sentence C om pletion) và VII (Error C orrection) ñùng cho việc rèn luyện kĩ năng nhận biết cấu TÚC câu.

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B a chư ơ ng VIII {Prepositions), IX (P hrasal Verbs) và X (C orrect Verb F orm s) là nhừ ng bài tập quan trọng về giới từ, ñộng từ kép và dạng ñộng từ là những ñiểm ngữ pháp luòn ñược hỏi ñến trong mọi kì thi tiếng A nh.

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C hư ơng X I (R eading C om prehension) là phần không thể thiếu trong m ọi giáo trình tiếng Ạ nh, cung cấp các bài ñọ c ñể rèn luyện k ĩ năng hiểu vãn. C âu hỏi ñi kèm bài ñọc thuộc nhiều dạng khác nhau, tron g ñó dạng câu hỏi ñ a chọn lựa (M ultiple C hoice Q uestions) là thông ñụng nhất trong các kì thi ở nựởc ta.

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C uối sách là 2 ph ụ lục về giới từ ñể học sinh tham khảo khi làm các bài tập thuộc chưcmg VIIĨ và IX.

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1 I find the way she keeps playing with her hair really ____ . A. thrilled B. irritated c. thrilling D. irritating

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She w a s_____ to discover that she had won first prize. A. excited B. lucky c. astonished D. nervous

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I w as_____ th a t Tom could come to the party after ail. A. irritating B. nervous c. furious

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Everything included, the cost of our new living room came to a _____ total of £10,000. A. full B. great c . gross D. grand

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11. How long does it usually take to ■■ for ạ domestic flight? A. check in B. check out c check over D. check on 12. The brochure stated the hotel was situated _ A. direct B. right c. precise

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13. Sheila had butterflies in h e r _____ before the interview. A. face B. heart c . palms D. stomach

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14. I hadn’t been riding before and could barely_____ the horse at first. A. get into B. get out of c . get on D. get off

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15. I misread th e tim e on the ticket and w e____ _ the plane. A. caught B. got on. c . lost D. missed

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IS. Although Vicky looked pretty much the same after all those years, I noticed _____ changes which made her look even more beautiful them I remembered. A. subtle B. sensitive c . fair D. joint

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17. I f they had been w earing_____ they might have survived when their plane crashed into the sèa. A. cabins B. seat-belts c. life-belts D. yachts

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25. H e runs a v ery____ business selling spare parts for cars on the Internet. A. profiting B. profitable c . profit D. profitably

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He took_____ with many of the points she made, claiming they were incorrect. A. exception B. issue c . áccount D. trouble

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The sink is completely blocked so we’ll have to get a ( n )______ . A. m iner B. undertaker c. surgeon D. plumber

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The organisers______how many people would be attending th e course and th ere were not enough chairs. A. underestim ated B. overestimated c . overrated D. estimated

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You ju st never lift a _____ to help m e —I have to do everything myself? A. shoulder B. hand c. finger D, w rist

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Scientists seem to be trying to push t h e _____ of nature to th e limit. A. laws B. codes • c. rules D. regulations

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There was a ______on the door who wouldn’t let us into the disco. A. referee B. lifeguard c . wrestler D. bouncer

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14. Before they opened the new factory a lot of th e young people round here were ____________the dole. A. in B up c. at D. on a position as general manager. B. applied for c . solicited

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18. Many governments have tried to b a n _____ . A. syndicates B. employers c . trade unions

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19. There is a special section of the newspaper entirely devoted to jo b _____. A. advertisements B. announces c. propaganda ð. publicity

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22. People sometimes use baseball_____ as weapons. A. clubs B. sticks c. bats

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21. Are there any squash . in the area? A. greens B. pitches c. rings

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23. It doesn’t m atter which football team you support th e _____ is always in the wrong. A. linesman B. referee c . arbitrator D. umpire D. set

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I ’d like to buy the radio, bu t I haven’t got any money on me a t the moment. Could y o u _____ for me for a day or two? A. bring it round B. lay it in c . take it in D. p ut it on one side

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Mr Nejyrich invited his guests to ail expensive restaurant. However, he felt at ease. A. sick B. painful c . ill D. unwell

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6. The police car raced down the street with th e _____ blaring. A. siren B. bell c. gong D. alarm His parents died when he was very young so he w as_____ by an aunt. c. taken after D. brought up Ạ. grown up B. taken care

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I have been eating honey so my fingers a r e _____ . A. dirty B. sticky c. wet

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10. I have always ■ ■ my older brother for his courage and honesty. A. taken up B. taken after c . looked up to D. looked after 11. After the guests had left we were allowed to eat th e _____ cakes. A. remaining B. left c . missed D. additional

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23. We’ll have to find someone to ___ our plants while we’re away on holiday. A. bring up B. get on c. grow up D. ỉoọk after

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24. I don’t think you should be s o _____ with the children. Watching television for half an hour a day won’t do them any harm. A. stubborn B. strict c. reliable D. thoughtful

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1. Even very active children often stop playing sport when th ey _____. A. tel! off B. bring up c . grow up D. look up There is some controversy over who is responsible for th e ______ of penicillin. A. creation B. discovery c . invention D. revolution

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I inferred_____ his rem ark th at Mrs Vegetarian doesn’t eat meat. A. from B. of c , to D. with

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He said he would sue us, b ut I don’t think he’l l _________ his threat. A. achieve B. bring about c . perform D. carrvout

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How about a glass of orange juice to _____ your thirst? A. quash B. quench c . quell

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.1. You are late again - please try to b e ________ in future. A. accurate B. punctual c . efficient

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2. After he broke the window, the boy w as_____from school. A. exiled B. excluded c . extracted D. expelled 0

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13. A child’s first five years are the most im portant as far as learning is B. affected I

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15. Could you sp eak _____ a bit? We can 't hear you at the.back o f the room. A. out B. loud c . over D. up

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18. We all m ake mistakes; no-one i s _____ . A. fallible B. infallible c . mistaken

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24. He is doing a science_____ at the University of Edinburgh. A. career B. certificate c. title D. degree D. in

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4. An ĨQ test is supposed to measure th e ____ _ of your intelligence. A- level B. extent c. degree D. size

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She was sent out of the examination room because the examiner caught h e r_____ . A. sneaking B. cheating c. lying D. copying

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We used to ______all sorts of things when our parents went out. A. get through to B. get over c. get up to ÍX get on witb

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We w ere_____ th at the flight would be delayed for two hours. A. invited B. ordered c. informed D. instructed

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That man next to me on the bus must have been a _____ . My wallet has gone. A. shoplifter B. kidnapper c . hijacker D. pickpocket

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Skilled_____ have produced perfect copies of many of th e world’s famous paintings. A. muggers B. smugglers c. rapists D. forgers

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The judge released him o n ______ but he’ll have to appear in court again next week. A. sentence B. bail c. punishment D. fine

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9. We m ade_____ the nearest port when we heard the storm warning. A. out B. o f c. up D. for

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15. When you have cracked the eggs, put th e _____ in the rubbish bin. A. coverings B. shells c. covers D. skins 16. S h e_____ the tablecloth carefully and put it away in a drawer. A- bent B. creased ' c. folded D. pleated

18. There was a sh a rp _____ and the plate broke into two pieces. A. bang B. crack c. crash D. noise

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19. Cán you give me a teaspoon to ______my tea? A. beat B. spin c . turn

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20. Instead of telling her where he’d really been, he m ad e_____ a complicated story. A. out B. for c . up D. of

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22. It’s fifteen years since Timothy worked in Holland and his Dutch is pretty no w _________________________________________________ . A. stale B. scratchy c . sloppy D. rusty

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1. I know you have a good voice and have ambitions to be an opera singer but don’t give up your dãy _____ yet! A. job B. work c . situation D. place I am in th e _____________________ as to where Chris was last night. A. shade B. pink c. dark D. black

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Breaking his leg dealt a ______ to his chances of becoming a professional footballer. A. thum p B. strike c. hit D. blow

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Our firm is so successful because it is at the cu ttin g ______ of computer technology. A. limit B. edge c . verge D.. fringe

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Let’s make a dash for the train now as the rain seems to be ' off. A. reducing B. slowing c . easing D. running

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He w a s_____ intensively for two weeks before the tennis tournam ent. A. coached B. practised c . learned D. taught

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Our journey w a s_____ by the icy roads, which forced us to drive very slowly. A. obstructed B. impeded c . barred D. blocked

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Before th e parachute jum p he was carefully______in safety procedures. A. shown B. familiarised c . presented: »D. instructed

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17. The Oscar winning actress sim ply_____ charm and professionalism in her acceptance speech. A. exuded B. excluded c . expunged D. extricated

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18. After buying an expensive new penthouse M arianna was fia t_____ . A. shattered B. torn c . smashed D. broke

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19- The new political party came to th e _________after the general election. A. fore B. back c. side D. front

20- On the eighth day of the strike the M inister_____ fit to make a statement. A. appeared B. showed c . looked D. saw

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22. Despite her poor exam results, Alice put a _____ face on th e situation. A. tòugh B. brave c. courageous D. bold

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23. I was thrilled to m eet Paul McCartney in t h e _____ when I sat next to him a t th e theatre. A. m eat B. blood c. flesh D. vein

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25. Each _____ of the house must pay his own tax. A. dweller B. settler c . resident

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Floods have completely ___ __ the farm er’s crops. A. ruined B. damaged c. harmed

D. injured

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I ______the notice-board quickly, looking for second-hand cars for sale. A. peered at B. scanned c. scrutinised D. inspected

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The farm er makes money b y _____ pedigree horses. A. bringing up B. nurturing c . growing

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For m onths I sat with my binoculars watching a b ir d _______its young. A. breed B. re ar c . bring up D. grow

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“H e ______my rubber, miss!” shouted the boy. A. swiped B. ripped off c. abducted

This city has four m illion_____ . A. residents B- inhabitants

c. dwellers

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10. This lovely new dress fits like a _____ . A. glove B. gauntlet c. gown

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D. dwelling D. settlers

D uring pioneer days a lot of land in the United States was up for _ A. gain B. promotion c. grabs D. taking

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12. We at Buyrite throw down th e ______ to competitors to match us for price, quality and service. A. gauntlet B. m itten c. sword D. hat 13. Every time the government meets their demands, the union leaders move th e _____ . A. lamp-posts B. goalposts c. bus stops D. roadblocks

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14. The designer refuses to gild th e ____ , preferring clean, simple lines for his creations. A. liiy B. flower c. rose D. daisy

A. stop

B. halt

c. pause

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15. With fuel in short supply, machinery in the factory slowly ground to a(n) D. end

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16. The teacher was adam ant and stuck tó h is _____ about the date of the final exam. A. weapons B. neck c. thum b D. guns

B. always

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17. David decided th a t smoking was ruining his health and so gave it up for D. once

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20. The art teacher gave the children a free _____ in their creative compositions. A. offer B. gift c . kick D, Jtiand



21. The forensic ex p e rt_____ the evidence looking for particles of skin. A. scanned B. glimpsed a t c . scrutinised D. peered a t

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23. He managed t o _____ the flow of blood by tightly bandaging th e wound. A. restrain B. check c. curb D. inhibit

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15 My father has decided t o _____ a beard to cover a small scar he has on his chin. . A. rear B. bring up c . breed D- grow

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My grandmother was a lovely person w h o_____ pleasure from helping others. A. derived B. gathered c. deduced D. collected

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I can’t tell y o u _____ the population o f Prague, but there's an encyclopedia in the cupboard. A. off-hand B. in hand c . a t hand D. on hand

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3. You were really _____ when you paid $100 for those shoes. They’re not even leather! A. swiped. B. ripped off c . pinched D. pilfered

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6. Maggie is so moody and unpredictable. She’s apt to fly off th e ________ without any real cause. A. strap B. handle c . catch D. belt

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10. _____ scientists from around th e world m et in London to discuss a revolutionary new drug. A. Noteworthy B. Elevated c. Prestigious D. Eminent

12. It was doctor's. A. poetic

justice for Ted to receive a parking fine when he was at th< B. only

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11. Greg has, to all intents an d _____ , finished his degree course, with the exception of his final dissertation. A. purposes B. reasons c . aims D. proposals

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13. There are more people employed, by a n d __________ in th e service sector than in m anufacturing nowadays. A. large B. all c. by D. through

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14. We giggled a t the sight of M rs B rowndown the road in her sixinch stiletto heels. A- staggering B. tottering c. reeling D. stumbling

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15. He slammed my hand in the car door and, to add insult t o _____ , didn’t stop to apologise. A. damage B. harm c . injury D. infamy

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16. We were all on a _____ -edge until the very end of the Hitchcock film. A. chair B. knife c . cliff D. razor

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17. Those stones have been here since tim e _________. A. immemorable B. immortal c . innumerable

D. immemorial

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18. Enjoy your “Sunwoy” cruise, safe in th e _____ that everything has been taken care of. A. awareness B. recognition c . knowledge D. fact

B. hurry

c . instant

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21. When she lost her temper, she ______the vase her ex-husband had brought her. A. snapped B. clipped c . smashed D. broke off ■

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B. take' legal aid D. bring me to trial

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23. M r Wright is b eing _____ for fraud at th e Old Bailey courthouse, this afternoon. A. taken to court B. charged c . summoned D. tried

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24. As long as you have the most ____ ingredients for the recipe, you can make do without th e other things. A- critical B. essential c . crucial D. vital

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T he border guards have been accused o f_____ refugees. A. pestering B. getting on at c . teasing D. harassing

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My young nieces kept _ me to buy them sweets. A. pestering B. teasing c. getting on a t D. harassing

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I _____ a plate when I was washing up, but it can still be used. A. snapped B. smashed c. chipped D. shattered

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T he optician says you have to wear glasses, like it o r _____ it. A. jum p B. loathe c. dislike D. lump

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You will be putting your life on t h e _____ if you take up skydiving. A. line B. way c . lane D. ground

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His friends and family left him in th e _____ when he went bankrupt. A. church B. lurch c . enñ D. street

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I'll reserv e______ on Ben Shipley’s latest novel until I ’ve read it. A. condemnation B. thought c . judgement D. criticism

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T ara was really laying i t _____ on about h er accident at work. A. fine B. broad c. thin D. thick

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B. legs

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16. T he cat slept peacefully____ in the long grass. A. nestled B. huddled c. snuggled

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17. Mr W right____ _ his vegetable garden carefully. A. attends B. grows c. m aintains

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18. Employees of the company are forbidden t o _____ information about the secret formula. A. betray B. divulge c. portray D. unveil

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19. The soldier didn’t ___;____his comrades even when he was pressured to do so. A- reveal B. divulge c. betray D. disclose

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20. The removal m e n ______ the heavy piano up the stairs with great difficulty. A. toted B. shoved c. thrust D. heaved

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21. S h e_____ a few clothes into a case and hurried to the airport. A. scattered B. piled c. shoved D. heaved

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22. My fear of wasps ' from the fact that I was severely stung as a child. A- begets B. stems c. generates D. commences

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2. Yes, I saw the last episode of the series, but I’m none th e _____ about what really happened. A- b etter B. surer c. cleverer D. wiser

4. After six months -of convalescence in a nursing home, Simon is finally on the _____. A. mend B. top €. go D. run

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For stamps and coins to be of value, they need to be in m in t____ . A. state B. situation c. condition D. appearance

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The professor looked as if he w ereaway in a world of his own. A. yards B. kilometres c. streets D. miles

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Dave gave the office party a _____ that year. A. miss B. hit c. chance

D. break

The cup is full to th e ____ so be careful when you carry it. A. brim B. boundary c. verge D. border

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9. Young children are often _____ to illnesses such as measles. A. liable B. sensitive c. susceptible D. apt

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10. Some people like to _____ their neck doing dangerous sports. A. endanger B break c . tw ist D. risk

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23. Frank was informed at t h e ____ _ th at the assignment would be no easy matter. A. offset B. upset c . reset D. outset

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25. I w as______due to a personality d ash with my boss. A. resigned B. sacked c . retired D. made redundant

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T h e ______ of the failure of the bank resulted in many people losing their life-savings. A. catastrophe B. problem c. trouble D. cause

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The play was such a _____ that it came off after only two nights. A. cataclysm B. calamity c. catastrophe D. disaster

3.

Hundreds of workers have b een ____ due to financial problems at th e factoiy. A. sacked' B. resigned c. made redundant D. retired

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Countries often becom e_____ to promote trade and industiy between them. A. allies B. colleagues c. acquaintances D. accomplices

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24. It was extrem ely______ of you to drive home in th a t blizzard. A. reckless B. adventurous c . impervious D. instinctive

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Stephen really lost h is _____ when his dental appointment was cancelled yet again. A. rag B. voice c . calm D. head

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12. My husband and Xare not rich but we a r e _____ . A- wealthy B. tight c . comfortable

D. hard-up

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D. nerve

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14. It was a hot summer day and ice cream salesmen were doing a ■ trade. A. busy B. roaring c. bustling D. lucrative

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19. Don’t expect Alan to buy you a drink. He earns plenty of money b u t he’s very_____ . A- hard-up B. wealthy c. tight D. comfortable

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20 Take your mobile phone w ith you ju st to be on th e _____ side. A. sunny B. safe c. straight D. secure

2.

I t ’s hard to get back into th e _____ of things after a long holiday. A. pace B. way c . rhythm D. swing

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Noisy parties are really not m y_____ . A. scene B. liking c. idea

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Rosie the kitten A. scampered

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' playfully around with a ball. B. strutted c. slithered

D. slunk

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She tried to ^_____ Tom’s importance to the company in order to gain a promotion for hersetf. A. reduce B. dwindle c. shrink D. diminish

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Due to inflation, my savings have gradually ____ to practically nothing. A, dwindled B. shrank c . reduced D. diminished

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My new pullover_____ to half its previous size when I washed it. A. reduced B. shrank c . diminished D. dwindled

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17. S h e ______her finger on a sharp rose thorn. A. stung B. bit c. pricked

D. stabbed

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18. The baby w a s_____ by a bee whilst playing in the garden. A- bitten B. stung c . pricked D. stabbed

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20. Due to his reckless driving his driving licence w as_____ by th e court. A. revoked B. denied c. refused D. rejected

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3. We had a ______ of a tim e at Jason’s parly yesterday. A. week B. period. c. whole

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I n _____ did I knock on th e huge oák door, for nobody answered. c. vain D. vein A. vane B. mane Investors were cau gh t_____ by the sharp drop in share prices. A. undecided B. unawares c . unsuspecting D. unconscious 39

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The economic situation in the country is going from bad to the stock m arket crash. A. worse B. best c. better

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D. worst

Tom always tries t o ________________perfection in everything he does. A. accomplish B. attain c. gain D. manage

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The firm will go bankrupt if it cannot meet i t s _____ . A. liabilities B. duties c. charges

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10. The charity managed to ______ a great deal during its most recent project in Africa. A. attain B. reach c. gain D. accomplish

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11. Thank you very much, bu t I am afraid that, due to the political situation, the President m u s t_____ your invitation to tour your country. A. reject B. renounce c. snub D. decline

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12. Peter was heartbroken when S u e ______ his offer of m arriage so cruelly. A. spurned B. disclaimed . c . denied D. renounced

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14. She was a little _____ by this strange coincidence. A. astounded B. amazed c . taken aback

D. flabbergasted

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18. Jewellery worth over £1 million w a s_____ from a house in Wimbledon last night. A. stolen B. burgled c. robbed D. mugged

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19. Because it was the first tim e he’d been in trouble w ith thê police, he was let , with a warning. A. down B. off . c . out D. away

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21. There will also b e _____ to moderate winds blowing from th e north. A. calm B. fine c. thin D. light

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24. T h e _____ ordered the pilot of the plane to fly to Venezuela. A. hijacker B. kidnapper c. mugger D. blackmailer

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Sea levels are expected t o ______considerably in the next few decades. A. rise B. raise c. arise D. lift

2.

I was wondering-if you could_______me up a t your place for the night. A. give B. live G. take D. p ut

3.

He put his own life a t _____ in an attem pt to save his dying friend. A. danger B. risk c . hazard D. threat

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Heavier fines should be imposed on those people w h o _____ litter. A. waste B. dump c. throw D. drop

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H e _____ me to do more exeráse. A. suggested B. offered

c. recommended D. said

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10. I wish you’d g e t___ of these old books - you never read them any more. A. away B. out c. lost D. rid

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11. My m um ’s ju st knitted me a lovely_____ sweater. A. high-heeled B. second-hand c. long-sleeved

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13. Most o f th e people in th e _______were friends or family of the actors and actresses. A. public B. spectators c. audience D. viewers

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14. By the tim e w e _____ to the station the train bad already left. A. got B. reached c. arrived D. found 15. These jeans don’t _____ me any more; they’re too tight round the waist. A. suit B. match c. fit D. go with

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21. The sales assistants are s o _____ ; they spend more time chatting to each other than serving customers. A. helpless B. unhelpful c. helping D. helped

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22. “How dare you!” she screamed, and, picking up her bag, she ___ _ of the room. A. made a bolt B. dashed c. stormed out D. sprinted

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My brother’s ______taller than me. A. bit B. something c . more

A. parted

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Take your umbrella, just in case - it’s better to b e _____ than sorry. A. safe B. secure c . sure D. sound

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You can leave the vegetables but eat a s ______ of the m eat as you can. A. most B. more c . much D. many

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15. I w as_____ by officials a t the airport, as I was carrying fresh food. They made me throw it all away. A. restrained B. confined c. detained D. impeded

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We were alerted to the fire when we saw thick, heavy sm oke_____ out of the window. A. billowing B. clouding c. choking D. pushing

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T h e_____ came on board and inspected all the sailors on the ship. A. ally B. pacifist c. private D. admiral

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Now th ere’s only one wage coming in, we’ll all have to tighten our A. waists B. pockets c. belts D. hats D. board

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Many people would find th e ____ of a human clone a frightening one. A. scene B. vision c. sight D. shape

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10. You really should buy a DVD player. You have to move with t h e ______ . A. times B. time c. timing D. tim er

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11. Sewage causes a serious health hazard when it is _____ directly into rivers and seas, as it is in this country. A. term inated B. blown c. flushed D. eschewed

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My m other had to take private pupils in order to _____ her salary as a teacher. A. augment B. expand c. complete D. inflate

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Tom was iso ______ a t m aths at school th at he became the youngest stu dent ever to be accepted by a college. A. keen B. hopeful c. brilliant D. proud

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The community was angered by th e _____ punishm ent given their friend. A. severe B. austere c. august D. vigorous

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The issu e _____ question is more complex than you think. A. from B. at c. on D. in

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Everyone said they h a d _____ themselves a t the wedding. A- pleased B. impressed c. enjoyed D. excited

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Mary seems to go out with a different___ o f friends almost every night. A. collection B. band c. company D. group

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More and more people are living in to _____ age and it’s a serious social problem. A. high B. ancient c . old D, far

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16. Most people seem to a g ree _____ th e newspapers’ criticism of the governm ent. A. with B. on c . to D. th at

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Going on this diet has really_____ me good. I’ve lost weight and I feel fantastic! A. made B. taken c. had D. done

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23. The doctor told Bill that he needed _____ on his arm. A. operation B. remedy c . surgery

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I think you need to your ideas more clearly so that the reader doesn’t get confused. c. get on with D. give in A. dawn on B. set out

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19. I think sh e ______her fortune in the shipping industry. A. took B. saved c. w on. D. made

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Vanilla Sky __ __ _ Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. A. acts B. plays c . contains D. stars

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When you’re learning to play a musical instrum ent, it’s im portant to ______ for an hour or two every day. A. rehearse B. perform c. practise D. train

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The play wasn’t supposed to be a comedy, b ut everyone started laughin when some of the ______fell over and hit one of the actors. A. scenery B. scenes c. stages D. acts

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Have y o u ______ the joke about the guy who fell off a 20-raetre-high ladder? H e was fine —he fell off the bottom rung! A. listened to B. heard c. overheard D. paid attention to

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22. Make sure y o u ____ _ your make-up with a soft brush, like this one. A. dress B. construct c . decorate D. apply

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Tom’s been a /a n golfer for two years and he’s hoping to tu rn professional soon. A- volunteer B. freestyle c . am ateur D. trainee

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Why c a n 't y o u _____ Edgar's example and wear a tie to work? A- set B. follow c. make D. do

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My dad wears a suit to work, but he changes in to _____ clothes when he gets home. A. casual B. informal c . relaxed ð. calm

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12. A fter working a t th e same factory for thirty years, my grandfather was looking forward to his ■ . A. overtim e B. pension c. charity D. allowance

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There was a terrible o il_____ when the tanker h it the rocks in a storm. A. drop B. slick c . pool D. spread

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14 I'll pick up a _____ on the way home and then we won’t have to cook. A. microwave B. delivery c. fast food D. takeaway D. ambitions

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18. I t seems th at the thief to o k ______ of the open window and got inside th at way. A. advantage B. chance c. opportunity D. occasion

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I t’s very im portant in today’s world to be able t o ____a foreign language. A- say B. speak c. talk D. tell

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I’m in tw o _____ about w hether to go to th e wedding or not. A. minds B. thoughts c. brains D. heads

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12. I don’t know w hat we’re going t o _____ if I lose this job. A. get by B. give away c. live on

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13. The m an was arrested when h is ___ passport was spotted a t th e airport. A. artificial B. fake c* plastic D. unreal

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23. W hen we sta rt work in the morning, I usually______ a t the schedule, for th e whole day. A. glimpse B. glance G. watch ð. m onitor

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Mr Cheater made a living____________works by famous painters. A. devising B. faking c . pretending D. shamming

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A sculpture by Rodin fetched more than two million dollars at t h e _____ last month. A. sale B. gallery c . museum D. auction

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T here was n o _____ difference between the original and the copy. A. knowable B. discoverable c . discernible D. understandable

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This self-portrait did not come to ' until after the artist’s death. A. range B. light c . sight D. view

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Mr Vemix is the g re atest______ expert on techniques of painting. A. alive B. live c . living D. nowadays

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On examination by experts, th e picture turned out to be a _____ . A. fake B. sham c . fraud D. fabrication

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“Did you go to the casino when you were in M onte Carlo?” “No, I n e v e r______ A. bet B. c . hazard D. gamble

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I f you c a n ______ the d u e s to this puzzle, you could win a prize. A. unbind B. untangle c . unravel D. unwind

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12. T h e _____ music for the film has been taken from the works of Chopin. A. supplem entary B. intervening c. passing D. incidental D. line

14. There is an interesting ' between youngsters. A. trend B. surge

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Mozart composed music when he was still a child- H e had a g re a t_____ for it. A. gift B. force c ability D. skill

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The conductor was annoyed with the orchestra for not ■ time. A. beating B. making , c . m aintaining D. keeping.

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Schubert didn’t complete one of his symphonies so it will always be B. deficient

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c. unfinished

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T he attendance á t the music festival - all expectations. A. excelled B. surpassed c . overtook D. overcame

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Ju s t as th e violinist began to play, one of the _ _ _ _ _ on his violin broke. A -strings B. cords c. chords D. wires

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He played the lead in a _____ production of “M acbeth”. A. rem inded B- memorised c . recalled ð. memorable

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17. We agreed to m eet in t h e _______of the theatre, near the cloakroom. A. anteroom B. foyer c . hall D. porch

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T he bookshop said they did not have th e dram a ju st then, but th a t it was o n _____ . A. order B. delivery c . arrival D. purpose

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His reputation has been g re atly ______by th e success o f his new book. A. expanded B. enlarged c . enhanced D. heightened

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Lord o f the Rings was filmed o n ______ill New Zealand. A- place B. spot c . region D. location

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Ms Original had little i n ______with other authors of h er generation. A. everyday B. common c . norm al D. ordinary

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T h at au tho r has w ritten a fictional_____ o f his w artim e experiences. A. story B. novel c . account D. tale

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22. He took a _ _ _ _ _ of cigarettes ou t of his pocket. A. block B. dozen c . packet

D. piece

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23. The table was described in th e catalogue as a be au tifu l___ of furniture. A. piece B. object c . think D. m anufacture 24. When you go to the shops, bring m e ______. A. a fruit tin B. a tin of fruit c. a fruits tin

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Dana drinks a lot o f_____ drinks iike lemonade and orangeade. A. frozen B. fresh c. flat D. fizzy

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I’d like a packet of ra z o r______ , pỉease. A. blades B. cuts c . leaves

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New products are announced to th e public ■ ; A. by mail order B. by production’s G. by propaganda D. on posters

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The advantage of this new plastic covering is th a t it will _____ to fit any size of object. A. change B. stretch c . extend D. expand

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T hat is where th e y ____ whisky. A. distill B. cook

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This fantastic new gadget has been selling like ■ A. birthday B. cream c . wedding

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12. Who do I make the cheque_____ _ to? A. in B. on c. up

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44 “Fantastic sale. E verything m ust b e sold______of th e price!” A. regardless B. in vain c . despite D, without

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I can’t ______$70 for one book! H aven’t you got a cheaper edition? A. allow B. afford c . dispose D. provide

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T o ______their fiftieth anniversary the store held a one-week. sale. A. w rite D. paint c . sign D. m ark

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The coat was going for a _____ _, reduced from $100 to $20. A. flower B. laugh c . song D. smile

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Buyers an d sellers w ere_______ over prices. A. haggling B. hacking c . heckling

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Her shopping bag broke,its contents all over th e pavement. A. dispersing B. scattering c . overflowing D. distributing

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19. M r Gambler gave a ______to indicate to th e auctioneer th at he was still in the bidding. A. card B. sigh ’ c . nod D. smile

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D. th a t I don’t

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She was an x io u s_____ for the post of the Personal A ssistant to the Director in th e recently affiliated Jacobs Sussard Company. A. to b e selected B. to have selected c. to select D. to be selecting

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“Why are the Newtons asking for loan repayment modifications?” “Because their h ou se______in the flood.” A. was being damaged B. damaged c. had damaged D. was damaged

5.

“How did his speech go?” “With all the noise outside, he couldn’t _____him self heard.” A. be making B. make c. be made D. have made

6.

“Did you enjoy your graduation ceremony?” “Oh yes; I didn’t like _ _ _ _ _ photographed all the time, though.” A. to have been B. having been c . being D. it to be

7.

“Did you hear anything about last m onth’s Barclays’ robbery?" “Yes eventually the ro b b ers_____ given a ten-year sentence. “ A. were B. were not being c. were not to be D. were not have been

8.

“How was your dinner?” “A great success! Our guests ate the appetizers, the two m ain courses and th e dessert. There was literally no th in g _____ A. to be left B. has been left c. have ieft D. left

9.

“Is th ere any news about the ex-President?” “Well, he’s rep o rted _____ the country last night.” A. to be leaving B. to have left c . th a t he left D. to leave

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10. “W hat do you thin k of Uberto Eco’s novel The N am e o f the Rose?” “Well, i t _____ widely regarded as his best, but to tell you the tru th I ’m not crazy about it.” A. has been B. was c. is D. is being

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12. “How was your first day in your new job?” “Extremely embarrassing! We w e re_____ present ourselves and talk about our previous work experience.” A. been asked to. B. asked to c being asked D. asked 13. “W hat did Ivan suggest?” “He suggested on an excursion tomorrow.” A. we to go B. us to go c . going

D. to going

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14. “So, how is Anne getting to the airport?” “She said th at her b ro th e r_____ her a lift.” A. would have given B. would give c . should give D. could be given

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15. “Did they find, out wfro had taken the money?” “Yes. Robert finally admitted _____ it oil.” A to having spent B. have spending c . to have spent D. to spend

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16. “W hat did the dietician say tò Angela?” “He advised______down on fats otherwise she would develop heart problems in later life.” A- to cut B. that she cuts c. her to cut D. her cut

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17. “What lie did Liz tell you this time?” “She claim ed_____ before she was two.” A. to writing B. th at she could write c . about writing D. th at she write the building at once. B. evacuating D. everyone to evacuate

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19. “W hat’s th e m atter with Terry and Paula?” “They said th a t if th e business continued to do sa badly th e y _____ sell the house.” A. would have to E. m ust c. had to D. should

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21. “Thank God we came across th at policemani” “Oh, yes! W hat ’____ done if you hadn’t?” A-would you have B. were you to have c . had you D. will you have

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22. “So, are you going to buy it or not?” “If it ■ . so expensive, I would.” A- were B. isn 't c . hadn ’t been

D. weren’t

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23. “Why do you have to get a taxi to work?” “Well, if I didn’t live so far away, I _____ to.” A. wouldn’t have had B. hadn’t had c. wouldn’t have D. didn’t have

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pay atten tio n in class, you won’t pass the test. A. If you didn’t B, If you don’t c . Unless you don’t D. Unless you wouldn’t

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“Why don’t w e ask M artin to chair the meeting?” “Well, suppose_____ to ask him, do you think he would accept?” A. were we • B. had we been c. we had been D. we were

2.

If h e ______as honest as you believe, he wouldn’t have done that. A. were B. would be c. would have been D. have been

3.

“W hat would you do in my place?” “W ere _____ treated like that, I ’d complain to th e manager.” A. to I be B. I to had been c. I have been D. I to be

4.

W hat would you do if y o u _________rich? A. were B. have been c . would be

D. would have been

What would you buy, provided_____ the money? A. had you B. have you c . you had

ð. you would have

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“ ______you w ere ill, we wouldn’t have come.” “Don’t be silly! I always enjoy your company.” A. W ere we to know B. Should we have known c. Had we known D. Had we to know

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_____ I been informed, I ’d have attended the meeting. A. Should B. Had c . W ere

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_____ you go on talking, he’ll ask you to leave. A. Unless B. If c. When

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10. Suppose th e y _____ at home, w hat shall we do? A. won’t be B. w eren’t c. h ad n 't been

D. a re n ’t

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12. “T hat trip was a nightm are.” - “Yes, Xwish w e _____ A w ent B have gone c . go

D. hadn’t gone

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13. “I overslept and was late for work again!” - “You’d ______th a t dock fixed; it h asn ’t worked for over a week now.” A. b e tte r have B. b e tte r to have c . ra th e r have D. ra th e r had

D. h adn ’t been

15. If only I ______th e bill; we wouldn’t have been cut off. A. had paid B. have paid c . had been paid

D. paid

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16. “I shouldn’t have missed Mary’s party.” “I t’s a pity y o u ______; we had a lovely tim e.” A. haven’t come B. h a d n 't come c . w eren’t coining D. didn’t come

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14. “You missed an exciting sta rt to th e football m atch.” “Yes, it’s a pity I _______________________ on tim e.” A. am not B. w asn 't c . haven’t been

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enough tim e to finish th e exercises. B. not having c . not have had

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22. Suppose she . she’d be furious! A. has heard

th at outrageous story circulating around the office; B. had heard

c . were heard

D. would hear

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23. “Susan looks ready to cry”. “It looks as if P e te r _____ her birthday again!” A. has forgotten c . has been forgetting B. had forgotten D. had been forgetting

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47 “You’re looking ra th e r pleased with yourself.” “Suppose your b oss_____ you a big bonus, you would Loo.” A. had offered B. has been offering c. would offer D. had been offered

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25. I’d rath e r y o u _____ th e deal in writing by the end of next week. A. confirm B. have confirmed c . had confirmed D. confirmed

D. thought

If only s h e _____to her principles, she wouldn’t have been led astray. A. sticks B. stuck c . had stuck D. have stuck

4.

“I can’t think of a good excuse for being iafce.” “Y ou_____ be honest and tell th e tru th .” A. would b etter B. had better c. would have been b etter D. had b etter to

5.

She’s such a snob; she behaves_____ the Queen. A. as if she has been B. like she were c. as if she were D. like she was-

6.

“Have I done something wrong?” “I wish y o u ______more tactful; you’re always offending people.” A. had been being B. have been c. were being ð. were

7.

I’d rath er y o u a noise last night; I couldn’t get to sleep. A. hadn’t m ade B. wouldn’t make c. didn't m ake D. haven’t made

8.

If only we ______ more people, th en we wouldn’t bè feeling so lonely. A. had known B. were known c . have know D. knew

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It’s high tim e y o u _____the balcony. It’s covered in leaves and dust. A. to be cleaned B. cleaned c. had cleaned D. to have cleaned

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10. “My washing machine is about to break down.” “If I were y o u ,___________ a new one.” A. I ’d bought B. I bought c . I ’d buy

D. I ’ll buy

11. India is th e country ■ he spent the eariy years of his life. A. a t which B, where c . th a t D. on which

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12. If J o h n ______ the train instead of driving, he wouldn’t' have been late for work.

A. had caught

B. should catch

c . caught

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15. “He looks familiar.” “He’s th e au th o r; novel became a best seller.” A. which B. whose c. of which

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14. Sally -would prefer to pursue her studies_____ to look for a job. A. ra th e r than starting B. to starting c . ra th e r than sta rt D. than to sta rt

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13. Suppose the stock m a rk e t_____ how much money would we have lost? A. crash B. had crashed c. has crashed D. would crash

D. whom

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16. “Hi Nick. I break bad news. Natalie and Jam es broke up again.” “I know, but it is Jam es ______ is to blame this time, not N atalie.” A. for whom B. whose c. which D. who

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22. If only th e y ________ their tickets; I ’ve got two spare ones. A. didn’t buy B. hadn’t bought c . wouldn’t buy D. haven’t bought

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23. “How did the bride wear her hair?” - “S h e ______________ into a bun.” A. has had it styled B. had been, styled it c . has styled it " ð. had it styled

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24. “Why doesn't Constance buy a dishwasher?” “She can’t _______because there isn’t enough space in her kitchen.”

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25. “Has Paul moved back to his house?” “Yes. H e _ _ _ _ _ all the earthquake repaired.” A. had been having B. has damage c. had D. has had

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“Why are th ere so many workers in Zoe’s garden?” “S h e _____ it landscaped.” A. had B. is having c. had had

D. will have had

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“Your shoes look new.” - “I _____ by the hotel porter.” A. had polished them B. have them polished c. had them polished D. have polished them

3.

“W hat are you going to w ear to dinner?” “I don’t know. I wish I _____ my lace dress cleaned yesterday. “ A. had had B. would have c. was having D. have had

4.

“We were thinking about doing our place up.” “O h ,______th e house completely renovated; ju st revamp it with some new furnishings.” A- n ot having B. haven't c . n o t to have ð. don’t have

5.

“When do you w ant this report by?” “I’d like _____ finished by 4. o’clock.” A. th e work to have c. have th e work been

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“Why is Ron so upset?” - “He ______ broken into.” A. gets a house B. hasn ’t got a house c . didn’t get his house D. has had his house

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“W here’ve you been Mary?” “Well, my tu to r ______some research into post graduate studies.” A. made me to do B. had me to do c. got me to do D. put me do “Did th e kids enjoy the circus?” “Absolutely! T he clown got th e m _____ all the tim e.” A. laugh B. laughing c. to ỉaugh D. to be laughing

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10. “C an I come w ithout any notice? Are you sure?” “Definitely. W henever y o u _________________________ in th e area.” A. will be B. will have been c . have been D. are

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11. “How did H arry suspect the new franchising company m ight b e a fiasco?” - “As soon as h e _______some tricky term s in th e contract, he knew th ere was som ething wrong.” A. has spotted B. would spot c . spotted D. spots

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12. ‘^Whenever I . Jane, she talks about the new house she’s having built.” - “Well, I th ink she’s really obsessed w ith the m atter.” A. m eet B. met c . am m eeting D. have been m eeting

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13. “A re you sure it was Pete?” “Yes. T he m om ent I saw him h e _____ the building.” A. would en ter B. was entering c . has entered D, had been entering

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14. ‘T in afraid Jenny Jones has been consistently late all this week, Mr Taylor.” “W hen Miss Jo n e s _____ in, tell her I’d like to have ã word w ith her.” A. comes B. is coining c . will have come D. came

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19. “I t was unwise of David to m ake light of such a sensitive issue.” “ Exactly. No sooner __ the joke than eveiyone got up and left!” A. has he told B. had he told c . he told D. having told

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21. “W here is Em m a’s report?” “I think she p u t it on your desk before s h e _______. ” A. was leaving B. had left c. has left 22. “W hat’s in all the boxes?” “Some extra refreshm ents A. so that B. to prevent

we run, out.” c. in ease

D. left

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23. “Did you go around to see Ja n e t’s newborn son?” “I had the flu so I didn’t go for fear _ _ _ __ infecting the baby.” A. for B. o f c. th at D. lest

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24. “Why is everyone so busy?” - “They’re tidying th e show room in case the managing directo r______in.” A. drops B. dropped c. will drop D. would drop

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25. “Why didn’t you go to the party on Saturday night?” “I wanted to avoid______josh. ” A. see B. th a t I see c. to see

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“T he baby’s n ot screaming any more.” “He’s teething and I gave him an aspirin so th at h e ______down.” A. are calming B. would calm c. should calm D. calmed

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“W hat are you doing over the summer?” “I’ve got a tem porary job ’ I can save some money.” A. so as to B. in case c. so that D. in order

3.

“I ’m not sure what to say to P aul.” “You could always tell a white lie to ____ _ hurting his feelings.” A. avoid B. prevent from c . prevent D. avoid to

4.

“W hat’s the use of this object?” “It’s a device_____ screwing bolts into nuts.” A. of JB. so as to c. so that

“Did you see Sharon’s place?” - “ A. How B. W hat an

D. for

D. despite

untidy th a t flat was!” c . How an D. W hat

“Cathy looked rather plump in th at new dress.” “Yes, being on a diet for weeks, she’s hardly lost any weight.” A. in spite B. despite c . though D. while

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“Has Bob passed his IELTS exams?” “Even ' he studied hard, he didn’t make it.” A. although B. though c . no m atter

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“ I dislike Winston, I have to admit th at he came up with some brilliant suggestions at th e management meeting.” “T hat’s true. I particularly liked his introduction to the ‘Research & Development’ project.” A. No m atter B. However c. Much as D. For all

9.

“I’m astounded by your grandm other’s energy and enthusiasm for life.” - “Yes. She’s still very active. . she is in her eighties.” A. even so B. while c. whereas D. even though

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“Have you heard, Nick has ju st been awarded his PhD?” “Yes, but intelligent he is, he has no basic common sense.” A. although B. while c. however D. though

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10. “It was such a bargain; I wish it hadn't fallen to bits.” “It was a waste of m oney,____ _ cheap it was!” A. however B. still c. yet

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12. “The project was a failure the huge sums spent on it.” “I call it a terrible waste of tax-payers’ money” A. however B. in spite o f c . though D. yet

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13. “I fell asleep during the economics lecture!” “ _____ boring presentation!” A. Weis it B. How c. Such D. W hat a D. How

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D. what

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19. “Why was Danny given a m onth off?” “i think it’s ______he’s worked so hard lately.” A. seeing th a t B. because of c. due to the fact th a t D. owing to

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Around 200 million people are employed in tourism worldwide, m aking it the largest industry in th e modem global economy. It is estim ated that three-quarters of a billion people (1 )_____ on holiday each year, and industry planners (2) _____ this figure to double by 2020. Some o f the biggest beneficiaries arc less developed countries, ( 3 ) _____ it is often their main source of income. (4 )______, along- with th e economic benefits, this m ass movement of people has resulted in threats (5 )_____ the environment. People often forget the damage caused by carbon emissions from aircraft, which ( 6 ) _____ directly to global warming. Deforestation has cleared ( 7 ) _____ in order to build hotels, airports and roads, and this has destroyed wildlife. In some areas, w ater shortages are now common (8)______ of the need to fill swimming pools and w ater (9) _____ : courses for tourists. By pushing up prices for goods and services, tourism can aiso be (10)______ to the people who live in tourist destinations. In response to these concerns, some travel operators now offer environm ent friendly holidays. Many of these aim to reduce th e negative (11)_____ of tourism by prom oting only hotels that have (1 2 )_____ in equipm ent to recycle w aste and use energy and w ater efficiently. Increasingly, tourists are also being rem inded to show respect (1 3 )_____ the customs of the people (1 4 )______countries they are going to visit, and to support local businesses, such as re stau ran ts and shops, which depend (1 5 )_____ tourism for their main income.

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tending not to know where they were. T h e (7 )_.____was held in a huge te n t on the village green.. Ail the (8 )_____ enjoyed themselves thoroughly. T here were some very funny (9) ______ as well. I bet Eaura and Ian got a surprise when they drove off to go on their (1 0 )_____ and heard all those tin cans th at we had tied õn th e back of their car. Ian had to (1 1 )_____ to stop all the noise. L aura actually looked a bit (1 2 )_____ but we only d id 'it for fun. No one knows exactly where they’ve gone but a friend is (1 3 )_____ after Ian ’s flat until they get back. They're planning to live th ere u n til they (14) _____ _ som ething á bit (15)______

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of time looking- for information about the various (1 1 )______that interest me. I also still listen to a lot of news (12)_____ on th e radio and this lets me keep up with w hat’s going on in the world. One thing th a t annoys me, though, is th a t th e (1 3 )_____ seem to change all th e time and sometimes I have a lot of trouble finding my favourite station. Of course the problem could be th át I haven’t got the (14) in the right_position. T hat reminds me. I m ust remember to get some new (15) . I could hardly hear a thing when I tried to tune in this morning so they m ust be. running out.

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probably th a t we can be ju st as happy with money as we can without it. However, now th a t m any companies are branching out (1 2 )______the teenage m arket, and selling to teenagers has (13)_____ into a huge industry, we need to be aw are o f th e kind of pressures being (1 4 )_____ on parents and children alike. Perhaps what we should do is m ake an effort tó re tu rn to the things th at really m atter in life and (15) _____ what we have worked so hard to obtain with others less fortunate than ourselves.

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N ature programmes on television have become more popular than ever over the past few years. P art of the (1 )_____ for this is th e involvement of Hollywood movie stars in the programmes. Recently we have seen th e actor Timothy Dalton on the (2)______of arctic wolves, and Robin Williams diving with dolphins. The most memorable example of this style of programme came several years ago when Julia Roberts tracked through th e jungles o f Borneo in (3) _____ of orang-utans. The ( 4 ) ______ of this beautiful actress, normally so elegant, m aking her way on foot through the rainforest, made a great (5) _____ on the viewing public. One special mom ent came w hen a baby orangutan who was cuddling Julia ( 6 ) _____ to leave her. T hat scene ( 7 ) ______ th at th e program me was a huge (8 )_____ _. A new TV genre was (9) ______ . TV companies are keen to (1 0 )_____ th at bý sending celebrities into the wild they are trying to do some good in th e world. F or example, a movie star can m ake people (11) , of the destruction certain animal species and their habitats. The bigger the celebrity, the more people tend to (12) ______ note of any environm ental message in th e programme. For the celebrities, the trip is often a dream come (13) _____ and they are certainly n ot doing it for the money. They are given a small (1 4 )_____ for th eir services, which they usually (15)_____ to charity.

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men for not (13)______ an effort when it comes to buying things for the family. She notes th at, in th e UK, m any men (1 4 )______to go shopping a t all, or claim to feel (1 5 )______out after only five minutes. Let’s hope the creche makes a difference!

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I suffer from a debilitating condition called “procrastination” - the ability to put off endlessly the things I have to do. Each morning when I wake up, my m ind launches into its own decision-making (1 )_____ . Shall I get up or shall I press the snooze button? By the tim e I ( 2 ) ____ _ to what I should wear, th e complexity o f th e decision would need an advisory (3) _____ to solve it. I ’m already hours behind (4 )_____ , and I haven’t even eaten my breakfast yet. I have always been a procrastinator. I am tortured by m enus and holiday brochures, paint colour ( 5 )_____ and satellite television. So much so th at I decided to ( 6 )_____ in a new book on the subject, which ( 7 )_______it could treat my condition. According to the book, I should identify my weaknesses, then, become m ore productive and develop priorities th a t (8 ) _____ my persona] goals. My problem, I am told, is th a t I put off doing som ething because I (9) ■ the outcome. But even (1 0 )_____ in a tax form is rarely as dreadful as we think. Apparently, each day I should think of som ething I don’t want to do, (1 1 )______to it, then use a kitchen tim er to (12) ______ how long it actually took. I f I still can’t (1 3 )_______ the'task, I should visualise newspaper headlines (14 )______my achievement. So when do I sta rt my new (1 5 )_______ ? T hat’s the big problem. I ju st can’t decide.

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the (4 )______ moments in science occurred in 1953, when Francis Crick and Jaimes W atson a t Cambridge University discovered th e structu re of DNA. They said th a t DNA was ( 5 ) _____ to two spiral staircases going up and down a t th e same time. Scientists all over the world ( 6 ) _____ this “double helix” model immediately. T he discovery was, of course, the (7) _____ of years of h ard work, and Crick and Watson w ere not th e only scientists who had been ( 8 ) _____ out research in an attem pt to find out w hat DNA (9) _____ like. Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin a t King's College, London, had also been. (10) ______on the problem. They used x-ray analysis of DNA, (1 1 )_______ , Crick and Watson preferred to build models^ One day, without (1 2 )______a word to her, Wilkins showed Franklin’s results to Watson, and it was those results which (13) _____ him to discover th e real structure of DNA. In 1962, Watson, Crick and Wilkins were (1 4 )_____ the Nobel Prize for th eir work, Rosalind Franklin, who had died four years earlier, was n o t even (15)_____ a t the ceremony.

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Most people are bom with the n atu ral ability to ( 1 ) _____ stories, but only a ra re few have the determ ination to become ( 2 ) _____ authors, and even fewer have th e joy of seeing their novels top the (3) ____ of bestselling books. Some of th e world’s famous crime w riters have achieved th e (4) _____ success of all. Who can (5) ______ the appeal of famous detectives like Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot? Even if you haven’t read th e (6) _ _ _ _ _ books you will have seen them in films o r on the TV. I f you have an ambition to become the (7) ______ Agatha Christie what should you do? T he best startin g (8) . is to read lots o f examples of crime fiction w ritten by good authors. You will need a. notebook to carry

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When Mark Ellingham went to Greece in th e late 1970s he couldn’t find a guidebook hẹ liked. There was nothing available which treated Greece as a tw entieth century, living culture, and which didn’t (1 )_____ you feel inadequate for not having a lot of money. So Mark, together w ith his p artn er N atania Jansz and John Fisher, ( 2 ) _____ out to w rite his own guidebook. The Rough Guide to Greece, published in 1982, was a (3 )______success. After Greece, this smaỉỉ (4 )_____ of recent college graduates wanted to write a guide to Sri Lanka, which was where N atania’s family came from. (5) _____ , their publishers talked them ( 6 ) ______ doing Spain and Portugal. By the tim e they had w ritten those, they had a ( 7 ) _____ Today th ere are almost 200 Rough Guide titles (8) th e market. Nowadays, the Rough Guides no longer seem (9) ___ ‘rough”. The early books were w ritten on very (1 0 )_____ money for readers who were assumed to be in the same (11)_____ . B ut the books (12) ______ to a much wider (1 3 )_____ of readers than was originally anticipated, so they began to (14)______information about more upm arket hotels and restaurants. In recent years, 6 Rough Guides have (1 5 )_____ in oth er directions, so there are now miniguides to major cities, phrasebooks, m usic guides and even a guide to th e Internet.

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Wilfred Thesiger?s desert journeys in th e Middle E ast are a constant source of inspiration to all those who (1) _____ his love for the region. If you are (2) ■ in travelling in the Middle East, reading Thesiger is a must. Wilfred was born and (3) J_____ up in E ast Africa, where his father worked as a British Government official. Although he left Africa to study in the UK, he returned the 1930’s to begin his own (4 )_____ as an adm inistrator. In the late 1940s, he travelled to the Arabian peninsula to ( 5 ) _____ information for a locust control project. There h e first (6) __ __ _ across the Bedu, the traditional nomadic (7 )_____ of the desert, who would accompany him ( 8 ) ______two historic crossings of the absolutely ( 9 )______ “Empty Q uarter” an d introduce him to their harsh way o f life. Travel and exploration (1 0 )_____ meaning to Thesiger’s life. (11)______ he was travelling, he lived as a nomad, visiting remote (1 2 )_____ of the world, often on (1 3 )_____ , living simply am ong the local peoples and w riting about his experiences. His books, more th an any others, have (14) _____ our imagination and led us to (15) _____ th e beauty and solitude of the great desert expanses.

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pull, and to his am azem ent it opened because it was unlocked. He couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the money inside. A fter a short discussion, he and his friend (5)______ th e bank notes and (6) _ _ _ _ _ away. U nfortunately for them , however, the (7 )_____ was being (8 )______' by security cameras. The money was reported (9 )_______on the following Monday m orning and the teenagers w ere (10)______for the crime within the week. Although neither of them would be (1 1 )_______ upon as a “m aster crim inal”, they both nevertheless ended up w ith criminal (12)_____ . At w h at’s (1 3 ) _____ a juvenile court they were, each ordered to pay a £300 (1 4 ) _____ . In addition to this, they were ordered to w rite letters of apology to the ban k they had (15)_____ th e money from. Lloyds B ank were later said to be reviewing their security systems. D. found D. up D. little D. take D. grabbed D. made D. forgery D. recorded D. empty D. convicted D. considered D. records D. named D. fine D. cheated

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Although he never received an Oscar, it is generally (9 ) ______that m ost Hitchcock films are tru e (1 0 )_____ o f art. In retrospect, it is clear th a t his genius (1 1 )______from his natural understanding of th e language of film and his ability to exploit th e potential o f the cinema to the (1 2 )_____ . For this reason, film theorists praised him and (1 3 )_____ him as an “au teu r”, a term designed to (1 4 )_____ th a t his work was superior to the more run-ofthe-m ill product of Hollywood. As a result, Hitchcock’s celluloid world of glam our, terro r, thrills and fear continues to (1 5 )_____under th e scrutiny of academics, film historians and critics.

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An 15-year-old return ed to a hero’s welcome in A ustralia yesterday after becoming th e youngest person (1) ______ sail round th e world non-stop. David Dawson sailed into Freeman tie, W estern Australia, anxious to enjoy a cold beer (2 )______warm shower for th e first tim e in nine months. “I could do it another four tim es,” he joked as he stepped ashore to (3 )______greeted by his family in front ( 4 ) ______ 15,000 spectators crowding th e quayside. His 14-m etre boat, Sea flight, had to b e towed into ,th e port (5) _____ of strong winds and obstruction from the 300 boats th a t ( 6 ) ______gathered to escort him in. Sailing club officials said th at he passed ( 7 ) ______finishing line five kilometres out to sea late on Friday. M r Dawson had covered (S )_____ th a n 50,000 kilometres since leaving Freem antle, b u t it was anything bu t (9 )_____ easy trip. His radio flooded, his boat lost h e r m ast an d th e generator broke down, th reatening to end th e voyage prem aturely.. (1 0 )______one point, he (1 1 )______ forced to accept a bolt from th e B ritish Royal Navy to rep air his damaged m ast and (12) ______ a resu lt h e could not claim to (1 3 )_____ mạde th e journey “unassisted”. (14) _ _ _ _ _ his 264 days a t sea, the teenager became the youngest person to sail single-handedly around Cape Horn, (15) ______ he did in winter, w ith a damaged sail. He said he had missed his girlfriend, real food, beer and surfing. T H E V IO LIN M AKER

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A physicist-tum ed-violin-maker believes th at he has found a way to make new violins sound (1 )old ones. Alan Beavitt puts his violins through a .repeated cycle o f dam p and dry conditions, re-creating in (2) ______ few m onths th e n atu ral changes th a t he believes are responsible (3)_______ m aking older violins sound better. Why older violins sound b ette r (4 )______long been a m ystery. T he b est ones of all, m ade (5 )_____ Antonio S tradivari in Cremona, Italy, 300 years ago, have a tone th a t other m akers have tried b u t failed to match. M r Beavitt argues th a t th e changes in the sound of a violin over time (6) _____ the resu lt o f slow changes in the wood T he process leads (7) ______ a gradual stiffening o f th e wood, which improves th e playing quality and depends on regular changes in humidity. H e reproduces th e effect in two ways. He (8 )______puts his violins in a sealed container and controls th e humidity w ith satu ra ted salt solutions or he pumps air o f controlled hum idity through rubber pipes into the interior of the violin. The weight of the in strum ent in139

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creases in high hum idity as (9 )_____ takes up w ater and falls again in low humidity as it loses it. Each complete cycle takes ten days and M r Beavitt says th at no fu rth er improvem ent takes place after six cycles. “(1 0 )_____ is nothing u n n atu ral about the process. T he effect could (1 1 ) _____ obtained by travelling, repeatedly between Arizona and Zaire, staying a few weeks a t each location w ith the violin case open.” He now uses the m ethod w ith all th e violins he m akes and ( 1 2 ) ______ like other m akers to try it. H e finds all the previous explanations of (13) _____ beauty of the Stradivari violins unconvincing. “People (14) ______ said th at it is caused by the varnish b u t (1 5 )______fact some o f the bestsounding ones have no varnish,” he says. 3.

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A sixteen-year-old model who is determ ined to stay (1) ______ school against her father’s advice has won a cosmetic modelling contract. Sarah Thomas, (2) ' earned £6,500 a day last autum n during her school holidays modelling a t shows in New York, has been chosen (3) ■ this year’s model for Cover Girl, th e international cosmetics firm. She beat thousands of other models to win th e contract, worth (4 )____great deal of money, and will fly to Miami and New York to film television commercials to (5) ' screened worldwide. She had refused to fly to New York earlier (6) • audition at th e firm’s request, saying th a t she thought she had absolutely (7 )_____ cbance of getting the job. “I thought (8 )_____ was going- to be a wasted journey, so I was amazed when I gpt it. I still can’t believe they chose me.” she said yesterday. “I don’t know a t ( 9 )_____ stage exactly (1 0 )_______ much money I will be getting as it is still under negotiation, bu t I do know th at it will be very lucrative.” (11)______of travelling to New York, S arah was interviewed in London and a video of her performance was sent to New York. H er father, Peter Thomas, who runs a m otor repair business and petrol station has urged her to leave school (1 2 )_____ th a t she can tak e full advantage of h er earning power. B ut she has refused to stop studying for h er exams. She added: "Ỉ should be able to fit most of the film ing around my holidays, so hopefully I won’t need to take too (1 3 )______tim e off school. I am finding all this iuss a little embarrassing. All I really want to do (14) ____ _ get on w ith my schoolwork. Passing my exams is going to give me more satisfaction CIS)______any modelling assignm ent.”

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W hat do you do if you can’t find anything suitable (1 )_____ your sons to read? Easy: publish something yourself. (2) ______least, th a t was Christine Cubitt’s response when she found herself searching (3) _____ success for a 140

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magazine th a t would bridge the gap (4 )_____ children’s comics and football magazines. Two m onths ago, she realised her dream w ith the launch o f Boys

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X, ( 5 ) _____ m onthly mix of facts and fun for 8- to 13-year-olds. (6 )______ contains science, dinosaurs and cars, a comic strip and sta r interviews. “The aird is (7 )______entertain, inform and stim ulate,” Christine explains- And it seems to ( 8 ) _____ catching on! Issue One has (9 )______ reprinted and the demand for th e second edition has led to the num ber being printed increasing from 10,000 to 30,000. “Interest from readers and shops proves that (10) __ __ _ is a m arket for it,” she says. Christine, 39, (1 1 )_____ for nine years full-time m um to h e r three sons. “When my youngest went to school, Ĩ felt I wanted to go back to work,” she says. Which is exactly (1 2 )_____ she did, as a secretary. But she felt restless: “I realized I really wanted to work for myself.” Doing what, "she wasn’t sure, until she started to wonder (13)_____ the absence of w hat (14) ______ calls the “right” m aterial for h er sons to read. “I began to research the m arket (15)______found there was a gap th a t could be filled.” she says. WOMEN AND GAMBLING

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It’s hard to know exactly how many female compulsive gamblers there are. Unlike men, women are quick to realise th at they gamble mainly for emotional, (1 )______than financial, reasons. This (2 )______ them ashamed and thus less likely to look for professional help. Sandra Garcia’s story is illustrative of the way in which m any women (3) _____ gam bling addicts. In December 1995 Sandra won £2,000 in a lottery, ( 4 ) _____ m eant she and her husband were ( 5 ) ______ to have a wonderful Christmas. Unfortunately, soon after th e birth o f their daughter, Sandra and her husband broke (6) ' . Depressed and lonely, Sandra found gambling was a way (7) , filling the emotional void left by h er failed marriage. From spending a few pounds a week (8 )______lottery tickets and scratch cards, Sandra was soon gambling £250 a m onth and was struggling to pay the bills. She always (9 )_____ to fill th e fridge before she gambled b u t (10)' ______rarely afford treats for her daughter. By April 2001 she was nearly £2,000 (11 )______debt and was evicted from h er flat. N ot long after, Sandra was arrested (12) ______ stealing money from a friend in order to buy scratch cards. She decided it was tim e to (13)___ _ up gambling forever and joined th e support group Gamblers Anonymous. Since then, Sandra has (14)_____ to control h er compulsion but, like all addicts, she knows th at th e desire to gamble (1 5 )_____ never go away.

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the nam e Intelligence Quotient IQ tests, were designed (2)_____make it easier to p u t disruptive schoolchildren into a class th a t suited th eir abilities. At the time, Binet warned users of the tests (3 )___ to look a t the test results ill isolation, bu t to consider (4 )_____along with o th er assessm ents o f intelligence. However, IQ tests are so easy to adm inister that, in ( 5 ) ____ o f Binet’s warnings, they were soon being used (6) ____ over the world as th e only method of m easuring brainpower. In some countries, they have also (7) _____ used to support the testers’ prejudices about race, social class or educational abilities. ( 8 ) _____several years in Britain, school pupiis ( 9 ) _____ failed tests of th is type were not allowed to attend normal secondary schools because it was believed th a t (10) _____low IQ scores showed they would never be capable (11) _____ performing well academically. Now, a century (12)______their invention, IQ tests are controversial, but psychologists say they (1 3 )____ still be useful in some specific situations. For example, th ey are helpful (1 4 )____ deciding w hether a disruptive pupil has emứtỉonal or intellectual problems. That, of (1 5 )____ , was B inet’s intention all along. IQ TE ST S

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A bazaar was originally a public m arket district o f a Persian town. From Persia the term spread to Arabia, Turkey, and North Africa. In India it came

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to (1) _ applied to a single shop; and in cu rren t English usage it refers to (2) _ a single shop o r concession selling miscellaneous articles and to a fair a t (3) ______such miscellany is sold, often for charity. T he fam iliar bazaar of the ancient Islamic nations is vividly described (4) ______ the traditional folktales of “T he Thousand and One Nights”. (5) ______IS a distinct q u arte r of th e town, access ( 6 ) ______ which is forbidden after sundown, bustling and noisy by day, (7 )______th e quieter residential quarters. Such a bazaar may be divided into districts, ( 8 ) _____ all the p u rveyors of one type of merchandise grouped together. (9 )______the bazaar in sm aller towns is (1 0 )_____ a single narrow street of stalls, in larger cities such as Istanbul it is by (1 1 )_____ means simple, consisting of many miles of such passageways. Some bazaars, such as th e (1 2 )______built at Sashan and Isfahan in Iran in the 17th century, were designed with great architectural integrity. They were usually roofed for protection (1 3 )______the hot

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Universally, work has been a central focus point in society. As old as the idea of w ork (1 )______is th e question of w hat constitutes ' real work” This is, in fact, a very subjective question indeed. (2 ) _____ you to ask a m iner, or any labourer for th a t m atter, w hat real work is, he would probably reply th a t real work entails working (3 ) _____ your hands and, in th e process, getting them dirty. To th e average blue-collar worker, white-collar workers are those people who sit in th eir offices day (4 )_____ day doing little or ( 5 ) ______ in the line of actual work. By (6) _____ , if you approached a white-collar w orker or a professional of ( 7 ) _____ so rt with the same question, you can re st assured th a t they (8 ) ______adamantly m aintain th a t the world would stop revolving (9) ______ th eir invaluable intellectual contribution to th e scheme (1 0 )______things. This idea is reflected (1 1 )______ the vocabulary used to describe work and its related subjects. Words (12) ______ career, vocation and profession carry a (1 3 )_______elevated connotation th an the sim ple term “job”. The (1 4 )_______three lexical item s convey the idea of learned persons sitting a t desks and using their grey m atter to solve m atters involving financial, legal o r medical m atters, (1 5 )______the hum ble slave away at some m undane work station or assembly line task.

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and excitement of travel. Using simple lines and strong colours, ( 4 ) _____ drew giant luxurious cruise liners steam ing through the waves o r lying peacefully a t anchor (5 )______faraway ports. Few people w ere b etter (6)_____ creating such dreams th an H arry Hudson Rodmell. He (7 )_____ bom in the B ritish port of Hull in 1896 and spent (8 ) ____ childhood close to the ships th a t sailed out of the port and over (9) _____ horizon. As a child, he showed an early gift for draw ing and painting and he often used to miss lessons (1 0 )______th at he could go down to the river and sketch the passing ships (11)_____ fascinated him. After studying a t the Hull School of A rt, H arry w ent (12) _____ to become an excellent painter and illustrator. Although he will (1 3 )______best remembered for his advertising posters of ships, H arry was actually neither a great sailor (1 4 )_____ a world traveller. Most of his work was produced in a studio near H ull and his own voyages were limited (15) ■ the nearby North Sea.

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People who love camping often think o f tents as th eir second home. Modern ten ts are both lighter (1) _____ more comfortable than ( 2 ) ______ old canvas ten ts which our parents used. They are often fitted w ith extra space which can be used (3) _____ kitchens or for storing equipm ent in bad weather. Some ten ts are big (4) _____ for bicycles to be stored inside, (5) _____ others will only take a couple of rucksacks. Tents are generally classified (6 )_____ th e num ber of people they will sleep in relative comfort. They range ( 7 ) _____ th e small single-occupant variety, to th e six-person te n t (8) _____ looks like a luxury home. How long ten ts last is an im portant issue for people who use their tents (9) ______ the year. Modern tents are designed to last for years, (1 0 )_____ when used on a regular basis and in ail weathers. Being w aterproof (11) _____ also essential, so th e modern te n t is made (1 2 ) ______ tough, high quality fabrics and (13) _____ double stitching and extra reinforcements. However, it is tru e th a t th e (14) ' expensive th e tent, th e better it will be when compared to cheaper tents of a sim ilar design. People who use their ten t only occasionally may well find that a lower-priced basic tent is all (15) _____ need. AWAY FR O M IT ALL

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th at most people find the idea of (4) _____ alone n o t just unpleasant but frightening (5 )_____ well. People (6) fear solitude cannot imagine, for example, walking through a forest for many hours, with only th eir thoughts for company. Or if they do, they can only think of the problems ( 7 ) ______m ight encounter. They worry ( 8 ) ______w hat would happen ( 9 ) ______ they fell and broke a limb and they are sure th a t they (1 0 )_______take th e wrong path and get lost. B u t above all, they h ate the idea of having (11) ____ _ to share the sights and events o f the day with them. And yet, to walk on your own (12) ■ days can be a glorious experience. And this is because (13 )_____ noise of phones ringing, children shouting or friends talking is replaced by wonderful sounds of wind whispering through grass, birds singing and rain falling softly ( 1 4 )______a carpet of leaves. A fter an experience (1 5 )_____ this, you feel renewed and happy to go back and be sociable with family, friends and colleagues. UFOs

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Unidentified flying objects, or UFOs as they are generally called, can be seen (1 )______over the world, throughout th e year In the popular imagination, they a re m ost likely to be seen on lonely country roads (2 )_____ night, b u t this is not necessarily (3 )_____ case. There are m any reports of daytime sightings and some of these come from built-up areas. Similarly, people tend to think th a t UFOs are m ostly seen (4 )______individuals travelling alone, and that this is à good reason to doubt the tru th of (5 ) _____ is reported. There are, however, plenty o f examples of UFOs (6) • large num bers of people, spread over, quite wide areas, have seen. The explanation for this lies in the fact that, nine times ( 7 ) ______of ten, the people concerned have really seen something unusual. This doesn’t (8) _ , however, th at what they have seen is a UFO, because often a more logical explanation can be found. In (9 )_____ words, the flying objects in question can be identified, they are not UFOs. Aircraft lights, hot-air balloons, satellites and meteorites are ju st a (10) _____ of th e commonest things th a t can lead (11)_____UFO reports. Some sightings remained unexplained, however, and it is (12) _____ which fascinate th e group of skywatchers who actually go ou t (1 3 )_____ search o f UFOS. They tend to get together in areas th a t are said to be.^ufocal” because a (1 4 )____ ^ many unexplained sightings have occurred there. Bonnybridge in Scotland is (15) .. such place.

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go for a walk on a big hill, in bad w eather with a heavy pack- After (2) ______ an experience, you wili know (3 )____ _ you w ant to spend time together on a longer, ( 4 ) _____ challenging walk. All people like to walk (5 )______ differen t ways - some fast, some slow; while some people like to talk, (6)______ prefer to immerse themselves in the sounds of (7 )______countryside. None of (8 )______should be a problem as long as you can work ( 9 ) ______ your differences by compromising and talking about everything. It is best to (19) _____ things gently during the first few hours of a walk, or even days in a long trip, gently. If one of you sta rts showing signs of tiredness, it helps if (11) J_____ in the group keeps looking (1 2)______ the bright side. And it is always im portant to rem em ber th a t (1 3 )_____ is no reason why you have to stick to your planned route. It (14)______advisable to alter the route if necessary, (1 5)_____ match the conditions or the mood o f your companions.

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When it comes to educating tom orrow’s leaders,, it would be wrong to assume th a t there is a formula th at can be applied to ( 1 ) _____ people into great leaders. But .it is possible to prepare youngsters for leadership (2) _____ teaching them some essential skills. We all have the potential to lead, and, (3 )______importantly, th e ability to improve our skills. T he first step is to let young people look a t th e great leaders (4 )_____ know about. They will soon realise that leaders have (5 )______own, personal ways of leading. But faced with th e prospect of comparing themselves (6 )_____ famous leaders, youngsters (7 ) ______well feel discouraged. We need to. give them examples of leadership (8 )______can be found all around us. There are countless opportunities to pick < 9 )______leadership skills at school, in th e sports field, and even a t home. We should encourage youngsters to take (1 0 )______projects which involve leadership. It is also advisable for them to keep a journal (11)_____ they can record th eir experiences as leaders, (1 2 )______if they seem small and unim portant. They can put (1 3 ) what they did well and also where they have done (1 4 )______ . This is not a w aste of time because (1 5 )_____ a journal will be a valuable reference for years. C H ILD STARS

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has already recorded several songs as (6 )_____ as a pop video and their first single is being released next month. A leading record company decided to create the group and th e girls were chosen (7) ______ th e basis o f both th eir appearance an d singing ability. Tfie group's image is not ( 8 ) ______glamorous one, however. The company w as. keen to point ( 9 ) ______th a t the girls are dressed in jeans and T-shirts on th e video, ju s t CIO)______other children of th e ir age, and they certainly do not (1 1 )______makeup. As the giris are all a t stage school, they sing and dance as (1 2 )______of their education and th e company is working closely with the girls’ parents arid teachers to (13)______sure th a t th eir schoolwork (1 4 )______not suffer. If, however, the girls m ake (1 5)______ o f money, they will not be allowed to spend it. It will be paid into a special bank account until they are older. 17.

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Climbing up th e last punishing steps to th e top of a hill, you r lungs m ay. feel as (1 )_______ they are bursting. T he explanation for this tig h t feeling in your chest ( 2 ) ______well be poor b reathing technique, or th e absence of deep, slow and controlled breathing. Poor breathing technique is surprisingly common, (3 )_____________ in athletes. B reathing is sim ilar to run ning in (4 )_____ ^ m ost of us have never had any instruction in how to do it. (5) _____ a result, we don’t know how to do it really well. Although athletes are taught ( 6 ) _____ to breathe, their chest muscles may not be able to achieve ( 7 ) _____ m aintain deep, efficient breathing. (8) ______, when they try to breathe as they are told, they often ( 9 ) ______ tired and breathless. The most effective way to improve th e b reathing is (10) ______training the lungs and the rib cage muscles, not only to improve their strength, (1 1 )______also their resistance to fatigue and breathlessness. Regular exercise win help strengthen these muscles, but (1 2 )______ is an o th er option. Scientists a t the University of Birmingham have developed a gadget to improve (1 3 )______strength of respiratory muscles. You breathe into th e gadget through a mouthpiece for about two minutes (1 4 )_____ day, and, over a four-week period, your rib cage muscles become stronger. In experim ents w ith athletes, endurance has been improved by m ore (1 5 )_____ th irty per cent after four weeks.

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things th a t his four-year-old sister liked and th a t’s w hat he ( 5 ) _____ sell there. T hinking about his suggestion, Vivienne realised it was a great idea. (6 )_____ many different shops sold some things aimed (7)______ little girls, no-one held thought of putting them all together in (8 )______place. Vivienne, (9 )______already ran a successful mail order company, opened her first shop last March. I t is called Girlheaven. (1 0 )_____ you might expect, it sells traditional toys and educational games, b u t the best-selling lines are party clothes and all the accessories th at go (1 1 )_____ them . In short, as (12)______as it’s pink an d glittery, it sells a t Girlheaven. B ut the shop is also a fun place to visit. On Saturdays, there are dance shows led (1 3)_____ members of the sales staff and the young shoppers are invited to join (14) _____ - I t ’s even possible (1 5 )______ regular customers to hold their b irthday parties there. W H ERE DO T EL E V ISIO N PRO GRA M M ES COM E FRO M ?

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Television productions are the result of the efforts of a team of people who work together to produce the programmes we see. First, (1 )_____ _ is an idea; it can be an idea (2 )______a variety show, a drama, a spedal event or even a commercial. T he idea may come from a writer, a producer or an actor. (3 )_____ , the producer is the key person, th e (4 )______ in charge of finding the funds for the show, and choosing the (5 )_____ members o f the team to help develop the idea. After a decision is made to go (6 )_____ w ith an idea for a programme, a script is necessary. The script contains the w ritten text o f both ( 7 ) ______ ■picture and sound p arts of th e programme. A script w riter is responsible (8) _____ w riting the entire programme content. The producer will work closely with the director to transform the script (9 )______ a TV programme. T he set designer will (1 0 )_____ called upon to help determ ine (1 1 )______ kinds of scenery and props will be needed. (1 2 )_____ plans are drawn, carpenters will build and paint th e set. A costume designer and make-up a rtist will work with th e producer to ensure th at actors and actresses (13) ______exactly right for (14) _____ particular parts in the production. A director now (15) _____ over and rehearsals are held regularly until th e dialogue and actions are learned properly.

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(5 )_____ to organise the equipment. A t the beginning, it’s tem pting to think th a t you will (6 )_____ by with whatever is light to carry or can be bought (7 )_____ th e way. B ut (.8)______ a while, th e need for something tasty and satisfying to look ( 9 )_____ to at the end of th e day begins to (10) _____ on a g reater significance, especially if the walking is difficult or the w eather bad. (11) ■ this reason, it’s unwise to leave th e planning or cooking o f the food to one individual. The likes and dislikes o f all members o f the group have to be taken (1 2 )_____ consideration, as well as w hat each person regards (1 2 )______th e normal size of a portion. Most important, however, is the need to plan treats and surprises for (1 4 )_____ other. Whilst the food has to be sim ple both to transport and to prepare, practical decisions should never be m ade (15) ____ the expense of taste.

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Although it m ay come as a surprise to many peopỉe, postal services have existed in some parts o f the world for thousands of years. (1 )_____ is ample evidence th a t a postal service existed among th e Assyrians and Babylonians, In China a regular postal service (2 )_____ established in the seventh centu ry BC, and (3 )______the centuries attained (4 )______ a high level o f efficiency th a t some 2,000 years after its institution it won the adm iration of travellers ( 5 ) _____ Marco Polo. Efficient and highly developed postal services were also established in the Persian and Roman empires- In ancient times, (6) ______ services were mainly confined (7 )______ the use of representatives o f th e state; private citizens (8 )_____ use of slaves, merchants and the like to send their messages and documents. In Medieval Europe, postal services (9) _____ organised by emperors and by the papacy, (10) _____ private citizens continued to entrust th e ứ correspondence to various travellers. Later, around the 13th century, universities and towns came (11) ______have their own messengers. However, it was not (12)______ the 14th century th a t m erchants, the private citizens (13) ______had th e greatest need for a speedy and regular exchange of correspondence, began to (14) ______up regular courier services. The needs of business led to th e developm ent of th e postal service as we know (15)_____ toflay.

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Are you one o f those people who toss and tu rn all night,, unable to (1 )....... to sleep? Although m any people who have sleeping problems, ( 2 ) _____ chronic or occasional, automatically reach for th e sleeping tablets when they see a difficult night (3) of them, there are a num ber of so-called “folk” remedies which are n ot only cheaper b u t also much safer in th e long run. Most people have tried having a hot drink such as m ilk or (4) ' of a

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num ber o f commercially available herbal infusions before going to bed, but there are other, (5) well-known remedies, which can help you on your way to a restful n ig h t’s sleep. One unusual (6 )_____ effective technique involves not warm th, (7 )______you might think, but cold. Before going to bed, ru n very cold w ater for several m inutes over your forearms and legs from the knee (8 )______, then dry yourself quickly and hop into bed. You will find yourself feeling totally relaxed and drowsy. Another unusual approach has to do with eating or, to (9 )______more precise, chewing. Take a large apple, wash it and eat it slowly, (1 0 )_____ _ particular care to chew th e peel th o roughly, Chewing is n o t only relaxing in (11)____ _ , b u t the peel of the apple contains a n atural substance (12) _____ induces relaxation. Meditation, stretching, walking and (1 3 )_____ reading are also effective for many people. Clearly, there are many ways to avoid the pillpopping route and (14) _____ enjoy a good night’s sleep. Then again, if all (15) ______ falls, you couM always try counting sheep! CO SM ETIC SU RGERY

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Until h a lf a century ago, the basic physical stru ctu re you were born with, C l)_____ you suffered an accident, was the one you died with. Apart from normal w ear (2 )______tear or the possibility of a broken nose of (3 )______ disfigurement, you did not expect to change your appearance drastically. However, people have not always been happy with ( 4 )_____ lot and have often wanted to see something different when they look at themselves in the mirror. Fortunes have been (5 )______by selling wigs and miraculous w rinkle removers. Magazines have been full of advice on ( 6 ) ______to disguise the shape o f your face by applying blushers and foundations ( 7 ) _____ the day these products were invented. Then fresh hope appeared in the form of cosmetic surgery. Most general practitioners warn th e ir patients not to expect their lives to be transform ed when they ( 8 )______ th eữ noses remodelled or th eir ears tucked back; nevertheless, there is a constant supply (9 )_____ willing victims stream ing (10) _____ the plush clinics of the knife-wielders. It (11) _____ _ th e people in th e public eye who normally have the (12) _____ drastic changes made. However, many ordinary people dream of looking dramatically different, save for years to make th e ir dream (13) _____ true, and are willing to p u t up with the inevitable swelling, scarring and black eyes. (1 4 )____ _ some people sell stories to the tabloid press about how their lives have changed, many others are sadly disappointed with th e results, (15)_____ ' it may even have left them looking considerably worse than they did before. 150

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One of the greatest problems with holidays, (1 )_____ from th e usual travel complications and accommodation difficulties, (2) ______ the expectations people have of (3 )______. When we go qn holiday we expect to leave all th e stresses and strains o f our daily lives ( 4 ) _____ us. We imagine we will be able to escape to (5 )______a degree th a t we even tend to believe, consciously or not, th a t we can change our own personalities and become completely different people. The average business-person, tense, preoccupied, shorttem pered, (6) _____ to relax, envisages herself/himself ( 7 ) ______ , from th e m oment of locking th e office door, a radically different ( 8 ) _____ of person: carefree, good-humoured, ready to relax and enjoy whatever adventures p resent (9 )____ _ . In practice, we take ourselves w ith us (1 0 )______we go, and the personality th at is shaped (1 1 )______years of stress and tension is almost impossible to shake off (1 2 )_____ a moment’s notice. It is no wonder so m any holidays sure a disappointment, no (1 3 )______ how smoothly they go or how lovely the w eather is. In fact, th e frequent problems th a t crop (14) ______during th e average holiday are probably a welcome distraction (15) ______the nagging feeling th a t we are n ot enjoying ourselves as much as we should. F O R EV E R ON TH E P H O N E

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. A hundred years ago, the principal m eans o f communication for individuals an d for businesses was (1 )_____ _ letter and telegram, but nowadays telephones are used constantly in private houses, offices an d factories. This is certainly th e ( 2 ) ______widespread an d convenient way for people to comm unicate w ith one another. '■ W ith th e telephone, business deals can be arranged and completed rapidly. In (3) ______ , financial centres and stock exchanges, (4) ______cons ta n t use of th e telephone system, can be assured (5 )______getting the very latest, up-to-the-m inute information about the (6 )______changing currency and share values. This type of information is essential ( 7 ) ______economic stability worldwide. The telephone netw ork also provides a direct line into th e homes of friends and relatives. For old and infirm people, and for those lonely people living on th eir ( 8 )______ , th e telephone is a friend. At (9>______ , families arc often scattered, no t only throughout the country bu t also throughout the world. (1 0)______a few m inutes’ conversation with a loved one, who may be thousands of miles away, is a source of great comfort (1 1 )______us. O f course, very often the telephone can be a nuisance. Some will say th at it intrudes too (1 2 )____ _ on people’s privacy by ringing at the (13) * . inconvenient times. On the (1 4 )_____ , though, the changes brought about by the introduction • 151

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of the telephone have, been (15) ______ great benefit to everyone. The telephone has helped to bring people closer in a difficult world and has made life, for many, m uch easier and much more enjoyable. Q U EEN VICTO RIA

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Victoria first learned of h e r future role as a princess during a histoiy lesson when she was 10 years old. (1 )_____ four decades later, V ictoria’s governess recalled th a t the future queen reacted to th e discovery (2 )______declaring, “I will be good57. T his combination of earnestness and egotism m arked Victoria (3 )____ _ a child of th e age th a t bears h er name. (4 )______was an era of industrialisation and colonial expansion (5 )______had not happened before. By the end of her reign., about a th ird of th e known world was (6 )______her rule. (7 )_____ , the queen herself was resistant to technological change (8) _____ while mechanical and technological innovation was reshaping th e face of European civilization. (9) _____ significantly, Victoria was a queen determ ined to retain political power; yet she presided (1 0 ) ______the tran sformation of the sovereign’s political role into a ceremonial (1 1 )_____ and thus helped to preserve th e English monarchy. When Victoria became queen, the political role o f the crown was by (12) ■ m eans clear o r defined; nor (1 3 ) th e perm anence of the throne (1 4 )______ . W hen she died, the change in the monarches roles was one of social (1 5 )_____ th an of political focus.

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When th e hum an capacity for amazement, thrill, and suspense approaches (1) _____ limits, a circus unleashes its clowns (2) __ ___ freshen th e atmosphere and recondition th e spectator’s mind for th e next act. ( 3 ) _____ tradition, there are several varieties o f downs, (4 )______the elegantly-costumed whitefaced dow n who appears rather severe and domineering, to the happy-golucky grotesque variety, (5) ______ exaggerated make-up and costumes are more outrageous and less predictable, to the dejected, down-and-out “tram p” character, popularised (6 )_____ all by the American, Em m ett Kelly. In 19th century circuses it was usual for clowns to entertain audiences with songs and long monologues, in (7) _____ they sometimes offered words of wisdom (8) _____ politics and current events or quoted Shakespeare. More recently, especially in Russian circuses, a (9 )_____ num ber o f clowns have attem pted to strike (10) _____ in new directions, abandoning traditional costumes and make-up and developing ( 1 1 ) _____ natural characters. The great Russian down, Oleg Popov, (1 2 )_____ appear in the ring wearing a m inim um (13) _____ make-up and only a slightly unconventional wardrobe. H e impersonated an incom petent buffoon (14)_______ was forever trying to mimic th e acts of the legitimate performers frequently, he almost succeeded (15) ____ _ only after sufficient bungling to make his performance a comedy. 152

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Life on a small island may (1 )_____ very inviting to the tourists who spend a few weeks th ere ill the summer, but the realities of living on ( 2 ) _____ is virtually a rock surrounded by w ater are quite different from w hat the casual visitor imagines. (3) _____in summer the island villages are full of people, life and activity, ( 4 ) _____ the tourist season is over many o f the shop owners shut (5 )____ _ their businesses and return to th e mainland to spend the w inter in town. ( 6 ) _____ t j say, those who remain on the island, (7) ' by choice or necessity, face many hardships. One o f the worst of these is isolation, w ith (8 )_____ many attendant problems. When the weather is bad, which is often th e (9 )_____ in winter, th e island is entirely cut off; this m eans not only th at people (1 0 )_____ have goods delivered b u t also th a t a medical emergency can be Fatal 11)______someone confined to an island. At (12) _____ telephone communication is cut off, which means that (13) _____ word From th e outside world can get (1 4 )______ Isolation and loneliness are basic reasons why so many people have left the islands F o r a b etter and more secure life in the m ainland cities, in (1 5 )_____ of th e fact th a t this involves leaving “home”. A SPO R TIN G GOAL F O R WOMEN

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Football is traditionally, a m an’s sport, but now the women are muscling in on their act, or so it ( 1 ) _____ . So many top tnaỉe footballers have been transferred ( 2 ) _____ astronomical sums of money th a t the game has become more a high-powered business than a sport. T his is (3) _____ the women come in, m ore motivated, m ore interested in th e game ( 4 ) _____ th an in prom oting themselves and generally better behaved both (5) ______ and off the pitch. ( 6 ) _____ a strong contrast to ( 7 ) ______ m ale counterparts* greed and cynicism. Indeed, according to FIFA, th e world football governing body, th e fu ture of football belongs to women, and the organisation has (8) ____ out to actively promote women’s football. Perhaps, in (9) • of th e fact th a t women are half the world’s population, this is how it . should be. In th e USA, many members of national women’s football team s are (1 0 )______known than male footballers, and some professional female players in (1 1 )_____ North America and Europe have attracted lucrative sponsorship deals. Generally, two problems beset women’s football: the need to be (1 2 )______more seriously and for more funding to be made available. (13) _____ these have been achieved (14) with th e blessing of FIFA, we should see footballers who are accessible, cooperative, decent and sporting in (15)______of the spoữed mercenary star boys of sport.

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_____ else. But in fact, ( 3 )_____ _ in countries with far less changeable climates th an B ritain’s, th e w eather is an endless, (4 )____ _ no t varied, source of conversational fodder. This seems ( 5 )_______natural, when you consider th at th e weatheV is one of the few things we all have in ( 6 ;_____ . It affects our senses, and t l ) _____ our moods, so directly and, at times, so intensely that it is natural we ( 8 ) _____ talk about it. After several days (9; ■ sometimes weeks of dark, .gloomy weather, a bright day tends to bring (10) _____ the best in everyone; people recognise the relief in o th ers’ expressions which they feel in themselves, and find (1 1 )_____ hard to resist commenting on a change (1 2 )______is having such an evident (13)______ on everyone. “Nice day, isn’t it?” is much more than simply a comment on th e state of the weather; it is a comment on the hum an state (14)______, an acknowledgement that th e tenability of our place in the universe relies on th e existence ọf a community (1 5 )_____ hum an feeling.

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Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short stoiy w riter born in Taganrog in 1860. In 1879, he became a medical student in Moscow, later qualifying (1 )_____ a doctor. With a needy family to support, Chekhov (2 ) ______ to writing, contributing short humorous stories and sketches (3) _____ popular newspapers. His major work (4 )_____ to come towards the end of his short life —Chekhov died of tuberculosis in 1904 —his reputation resting chiefly ( 5 ) ______four plays, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters and The Cheriy Orchard, w ritten in 1896, 1899, 1901 and 1904 (6 ) ______. All four works, while gloomy and pessimistic (7 ) _____ tone, blend a poetic atmosphere (8 )______a sympathetic treatm ent of characters (9 )______ , unable to break ( 1 0 )_____ of the vicious circle th at they find (1 1 )______ in, are trapped in unfiilfilling lives which they feel ( 1 2 )_____ powerless and dispirited to change. They (1 3 )______be regarded as symbolic (1 4 )_______ the torpor and stagnation of late nineteenth century Czarist Russia- (15) _____ realism is a product of Chekhov’s scientific training and experience as a provincial doctor. They rem ain masterpieces of Russian literature. BEW ARE O F VITAMINS!

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most likely explanation is th a t th e body is only equipped to deal w ith the levels found naturally in th e environment. If th e intake is too far (6 )______thovements PR E C E D E closely resemble those o f classical Hindu dance. Essential to traditional flamenco is the performer’s interpretation of the dance (5 )______by the emotion of the music. Performances H IN D ER are often accompanied by rapid hand dapping, finger snapping and (6) ' shouts The dancers themselves frequently COURAGE employ finger snapping in complex rhythm s including th e use of castanets. This dance form was (7 )_____ in the PROFESSION 19th century, when Romany people first began to perform ill cafes. In this environm ent, (8 )____ . from the t r aditional D EPA RT form occurred. U nforttinately, the pressures of th e (9)_____ ' COM M ERCE stage m eant th a t rehearsed routines replaced th e (10)_____ of the original flamenco performances. ' SPO NTA NEO US

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authors and printers were given the (6 )_____ right to publish books and o th er materials. The (7)______purpose of such grants was no t to protect authors’ or publishers’ rights b u t to raise governm ent X’evenue and to give governing authorities control over (8 )______contents. T he S tatute of Anne, passed in England in 1710, was a (9)______in the history of copyright law as it recognised that authors should be th e (1 0 )______beneficiaries of copyright law. Today, th e Berne Convention o f 1886 and the Universal Copyright Convention of 1955 protect rights on an international level recognised in all countries.

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Gift exchange, which is also called (0) c e r e m o n ia l exchange, CEREM ON Y is th e tran sfer o f goods or services th at, although regarded as (1 ) _____ ; by people involved, is part of th e expected social V O LU N T EER (2 ) _______________________ . Gift exchange may be distinguished from o ther BEHAVE types of exchange in several respects: th e first offering is made in a generous m anner and th ere is no haggling between donor and (3 )______; the exchange is an expression o f an existing R EC EIV E social relationship or of the establishm ent of a new one th a t PE R SO N differs from (4 )______m arket relationships; and the profit in gift exchange may be in the sphere of social relationships and prestige rath e r than in m aterial advantage. The gift-exchange O B LIG E cycle entails (5) ______ to give, to receive, and to return. A PPR O V E Sanctions m ay exist to induce people to give, (6 )_____ or loss R E FU SE __to accept of prestige resulting from a failure to do so. (7) a gift may be seen as rejection o f social relations and may lead to enmity. T he reciprocity of the cycle rests in th e necessity to re tu rn th e gift; the prestige associated w ith the appearance G EN E RO U S of ( 8 ) ______dictates th at the value of th e return be A PPROX IM ATE (9) _ __ equal to or greater than the value of th e original gift. Alongside its obvious economic functions, gift SIG NIFY exchange is (1 0 )______expression of social relations.

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1. disadvantages 2. personal

KEY T O WORD FORM ATION 3. chaotic 4. directions

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2 1. endangered 3. disappearance 2. biggest 4. protection

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3 1. bigger 2. exciting

5. possibility 6. extremely 5. hunters 6. effective

3. easily 5. numerous 4. traditional 6. inexperienced

7. attention 8. regardless

9. arguments 10. fantastically

7. natural 9. pollution 8. increasingly 10. awareness

7. Unfortunately

8. threatening

9. mountaineers 10. evidence 179

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3. disapproved 4. unable

5. success 6. painful

7. Luckily 8. lighter

5 1. excitement 3. entertainment 2. amazing 4. thrilling

5. unlike 6. limited

7. dramatic 8. driven

5. headings 6. training

7. responsibility 9. honesty 8. strengths 10. dissatisfied

7 1. reliable 2. confession

3. hetpfui 4. generosity

5. certainty 6. unlikely

7. ridiculous 8. strength

5. teenagers 6. height

10 1. scientific 3-exhibition(s)/exhibits

5. cutlery 6. finely

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5. gradually 6. adulthood

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12 1. injury/injuries 3. activities 2. fitness 4. movements 3. evidence 4. attraction

14 1. powerful 2. impressive

3. incredible 4. economic

5. traditional 6. estimated

7. exhibition 8. equipment

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9- information 10. worrying 9. unsafe 10. unavoidable 9. practical 10. welcoming

9. curiosities 10. automatically

7. laughter 9. treatment 8. Unfortunately 10. strength 7. disadvantages 9. consumers 8: stolen 10. protection 9. kingdom 10. comfortably

3. commonly 4. extremely

5. sensitive 6. explanation

9. endless 10. unbelievable

16 1. sale 2. profitable

3. production 4. different

5. viewers 7. exception 9. easily 6. interruptions 8. commercials 10. unhealthy

17 1. explanation 2. usually

3. hidden 4. mysterious

5. suspicion 6. industrious

7. certainly 9. bitten 8. particularly . 10. disappearing

18 1. unlocked 2. burglaries

3. left 4. prevention

5. security 6. strengthen

7. broken 8. investment

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13 1. conclusion 2. popularity

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7. professional 8. signature

5. training 7. inexperienced 6 excitement 8. specialists

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9. sincerely 10. friendship

7. disappeared 8. valuable

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3. likely 4. overalls

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3. employers 4. statements'

9 1. dangerous 2. injuries

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9. romantic 10. unforgettable

6 1. application 2. impression

8 1. responsibility 3. preservation 5. recently 4. challenging 6. inventions 2. drawings

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9. colorful 10. easier

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9. advisable 10. hiding

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3. personal 4. ownership

5. pressure 6. national .

7. addition 8. protection

20 1 .absence 2. unmistakable

3. worried 4. violent

5. irresponsible 6. dangerous

9. undesirable 10. traditional

7. efficiency 9. terrible 8. fortunate 10. understanding

21 1. forgetful 2. systematic

3. daily 4. preferably

5. healthy 6. tolerant

22 1. injuries 2. structural

3. statement 4. distribution

5. organisations 7. assistance 9. donation 6. unfortunate 8. additional 10. contributions

23 1. death 2. heroic

3. pilgrimage 4. British

5. celebration 6. inspiration

7. reminder 8. partnership

9. industrial 10. development

24 1. heavily 2. careful

3. judgement 4. setback

5. unbearable 6. optimistic

7. leader 8. importance

9. harden 10. dangerous

25 1. lovely 2. variety

3. dissatisfied 4. quickly

5. foreigners 6. Irving

7. entertainment 9. peaceful 8. historical 10. sightseer

26 1. healing 2. Scientific

3. growing 4. physicians

5. traditional 6. herbal ■

27 1. alive 2 . suddenness

3. death 4. survivors

5. patiently 7. weakness 6. unconscious 8. attention

28 1. designers 2. rehearsal

3. opening 4. architecture

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7. invention 5. comfortable 6. underestimated 8. research

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7. famous

3. interactive 4. scientific

5. slenderness 6. ambitious

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9. hopeless 10. frightening 9. delightful 10. certainly

.5. attendants 6. entertainment

32 1. increasingly* 3. inappropriate 5. punctuality 2. introduction 4. absence. 6. impolite

9. staggering 10. healthy

7. personal 8. recently

3. punctually 4. regulations

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7. direction 8. wisely

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5. visitors 6. scarcely

29 1. performance 3. unbelievable 5. difficulty 2. competition 4. length 6. musical 30 1. enjoyable 2. flight

9. technicians 10. Production

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7. behaviour 8. sympathetic

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19 1. increasingly 2. accessible

7. impressive 8. selection

9. useful 10. pleasant 9. addition 10. widely

7. invitation 8. statement^)

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9. reliable 10. injuries 181

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5. remarkable 6. conventional

7. unquestionable 9. personalities 8. extensive 10, unidentified

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34 1. elongation 3. popularity 2. monumental 4. relationship

1. inhumanity 3. horrific 5. sentimental 7. willingness 9, prgvgeatiQn 2. treatment 4; shameful 6. perception 8. deepens 10. disagreeable 36 1. indestructibility 3. unequalled 5. favoured 7. exploitation à, eoọnọrnìc 2. comparatively 4. attention 6. decorative 8. unprecedented 10, captivated

38 1. adulthood 2. costly

3. requirement 5. assessm ents 7. unknown 4. activate 6. spedalised 8. creativity 5. Historically 6. exclusive

7. basic 8. publicised

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9, schooling 10. Increasingly 9. milestone 10. primary

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39 1. specifically 3. subscribers 2, unauthorised 4. ownership

1. voluntary 3. recipient 5. obligations 7. Refusal 9. approximately 2. behaviour4. impersonal6. disapproval 8. generosity 10. significant

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9. commercial 10. spontaneity

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1. Typically 3. graceful 5. unhindered 7. professionalised 2. dramatised 4. precedence 6. encouraging 8. departure

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• The birds build th e ir nests in early September and begin to . th eir eggs two weeks later, always being on the lookout for predators. • The press speculated whether the new telecommunications company was going t o _____ cables on th e seabed to improve the existing system. • One of my responsibilities a t home is t o ______ the table in th e evening.

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• It’s irritatin g th a t they do nothing b u t _____ lies about our family. The whole village is about to believe their incredible stories. • D on’t allow th e educational system to restrict your thinking abilities. I urge you t o ______your wings and do things your way. m He opened the jar, took out some jam with his knife a n d ____ it evenly on the warm toast.

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• M arijuana is not regarded as a _____ drug. T h a t’s why some countries are thinking o f lettin g people use it, a t least for medical purposes. • I t’s ______to believe that th ere are no good people out there. I ’m sure you can find some good-natured individuals in this area. • I’m tiying to spare you learning things th e ______way. Follow my advice and you don’t need to make mistakes.

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• T he aim of this task is t o ____ your knowledge of vocabulary. • T he dru g company has decided not t o _____ its products on anim als in future. • In order t o ______out his new theory, the scientist has taken over the university laboratory.

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• Blankets and shelters were i n _______supply in the afterm ath of the disas. ter. • Nobody in this business knew his real name. H e was called Bill fo r______. • She reacted angrily when her name had n’t been included on t h e _____ list for the job.

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• Though th e movie was widely________across th e country, the sales were a disappointm ent for th e studio. • F or a woman to g e t______in the business world seems to be a tall order in a predom inantly m ale environment. • T his web site was sh ut down soon after the In tern et provider realized it ' extrem e views inciting violence. Holmes immediately spotted tw o ______marks on the neck of th e victim which he thought might have been left by a snake of some kind. • Don’t ____ the hand th at feeds you. It was m e who got you promoted and now, Ron, you’re plotting behind my back. Shame on you!

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9 ............................ • I’m absolutely___ the horse will win th e race. T here’s no doubt about it. • It came as a shock to h er husband when she te ste d ______for a sexually transm itted disease. • The guru stresses th e power o f_____ thinking in his lectures, saying it helps to overcome problems and reduce strain.

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1 0.... ....... . • It was one of the gang’s members t h a t _____ the agent’s cover as h e’d seen him in uniform before. • Feeling tired, Lind p u t away the book, ______ out th e candle and w ent to sleep. • Separatists ■ up several bridges in the province sending a violent message to th e capital.

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Finally, they have decided to file a civil____ against the corporation. The first hearing is due next week. • White doesn’t ______me. I prefer dark colours like brown and black. • If you asked m e to arrive at 7, it would ' me fine.

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The latest evidence doesn’t _____ the initial assum ptions. We need to change the way we’v e thought about th e process. • I’m really grateful to you for your affection a n d _______I received throughout th e recovery. • Chris had to work hard as he had a wife and th ree children to ■ .

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13 ........ • T h e ____ ^ / though n o t especially sophisticated, swelled so great th a t it made his m outh water. • ‘Which is his window?’ ‘Look over there. It’s th e one with a satellite attached to the wall* • A couple of volunteers turn ed up a t th e centre ready to _____out food to the needy. Each time he grinned showing th e girl h is _______ teeth, she became more and m ore convinced th a t she didn’t w ant to spend her days looking after an octogenarian. • She bọught h erself a dog which gave hear a ______ sense o f security. I t was small Mid couldn’t b ark loudly. • One ______ move and you’ll be pushing up the daises. So stay where you are/ i,

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5 ........ ..................... I didn’t know about her problems. They never came to m y _____ . T h e ________on the wall of th e building said ‘No entry’. It is next to impossible to organize relief a t such s h o rt_____ . We need some m ore tim e to make it work.

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1 6..... ...... • I ’ll never let you get away with it. You can be sure one day you’l l _____ for all your crooked ways. • W here are your manners? Don’t _____ me back, you rude boy. • Can y o u _____ the door? I’m having a shower.

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• In small villages news travels fast. It is spread by word o f______. • The refugee camp was built near t h e ________ o f the river to make relief work m ore efficient. • T he bad smell th a t was coining from h is put off all the girls in our class.

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18 ........... ’......................... • With the arrival of the storm, almost all the telephone lines w e n t_____ , which caused even more problems for the rescue teams. • They all agreed th a t the plan was a ______ duck and chose to abandon it. • The p atien t was pronounced_____ on arrival. The funeral was scheduled two days later.



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1 9 ......................... V............ • T he house on th e outskirts of the town was in a so rry _____ . I t desperately needed renovating. • For years th e two neighbouring countries were in a ______of war. • Those who came to th e airport were able to see a few heads o f _____ coming o u t of the plane to th e accompaniment of the orchestra.

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20.......... .... • When in th e pub, Frank usually_____ up attractive girls sitting at the tables which makes bis wife see red. • I’m sorry I ’m so busy a t th e moment. I’m up to m y ______in work. • You’ve got to be very careful doing business w ith th a t Russian. He’s a bit fishy. I advise you to have _____ in the back of your head.

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21............. • ______ results showed th a t Mike was the winner, b u t obviously, they had to w ait for official confirmation. • I’m sure you know this adage: “T h e ______ bird catches, the worm. ” • In th e _______days, people used carts and horses to transp ort goods.

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22............... • She looked scruffy in h er tattered coat w ith a big d irty ___ on the sleeve. • T he town’s anniversary was round the corner. T o _____ the occasion, the officials built a huge bridge spanning the two banks of th e river. • You’ve forgotten to put an exclam ation_____ in this sentence. Such a m istake may cost you dearly in the exam,

HƯ NG

ĐẠ O

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2 3 ............ ................. • R unning on th e treadmill is said to be the most effective exercise th a t will your calories like nothing else. • Once you’ve downloaded the songs, the copyright allows you to ______a maximum of 3 CDs for your own use. • Connie, poor? You m ust be joking. She’s got money to ______. Wait till you see her mansion. 2 4 ..............................

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• I’ll tell you something, Jane. Never trust men. They only offer______ promises which they don’t keep • Despite his achievements, the athlete strongly believed th a t his life was and devoid of any purpose' whatsoever, • Did th e customs officers really ask you to _ your pockets and show their contents?



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2 5 .............................. • It’s tru e th a t th e pay in th e _____ sector is higher, but working for a governmental agency guarantees peace of mind. • Don’t get me wrong, but I prefer keeping my professional a n d ______life separate. • W hat you are going to hear in a momen t i s _____ and you are not to reveal this information to anyone. 2 6..........................

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• I t’s easy. You have t o ________ out unnecessary words in some of the sentences. • The vehicle looked a bit strange a t the show. It was a ______between a car and a motorcycle. • It didn’t ______his m ind that Louise was a spy working for the Israelis.

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27....................... ......... • The villagers a re worried th at the river m ay ______ its banks this year round. Last y ear vast areas of farmland were under water. • It was a surgical strike. When th e missile hit the targ e t th e building into flames. • Suddenly, the door open and a group of masked men rushed into the bank.

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• It was fascinating to watch the bird in action. It was th e re ,______the hollow, w aiting for its next prey. • The police said th a t burglars m ust have h a d ______information about the security system s as they didn’t set off th e alarm. m I know th e to w n ______out. I’ve been living here all my life, my dear.

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• He saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust when th e country was under thè Nazi rule, a n _____ of extraordinary courage in those times. • Look a t you! You’re an adult, Ja m e s ._____ your age and nobody will ever tell you th a t you’re irresponsible. • We have t o ______immediately to help this w ar-torn nation rebuild itself before it is too late.

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• Would you be so kind as t o _______ on the dotted line? I need to have your consent in black and white. • A fter m uch deliberation, the president decided t o _____ th e new legislation into law. • It took M iriam only a few days to learn th e rudim ents o f ______language to help th e deaf.

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H e tu rn ed ou t to be an asset to the company, always ' to help his colleagues when they felt overburdened with work. • Lisa has always shown a _____ interest in m artial arts. Sh e’s seen ail the films w ith Bruce Lee and she wants to go to C hina to learn from Shaolin m asters. • I m ust say I’m not th a t ______ on going out with Luke. H e’s a bit too scruffy for my taste.

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My father comes from the o ld _____ of thought th a t believed in moral values • W hen u nder water, th e diver spotted a la rg e _____ of herring swimming northw ards. • All th e children were ecstatic, knowing th e ir_____ holidays were near.

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• W ith high ______ rates, clients are.not likely to borrow money from financial institutions. • He attended a few classes, b u t soon lo s t_____ and started hanging round with fishy people from a local boxing club. • The daily features all kinds of topics of gen eral______ to the public. 187

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• At university, C atharine was a ____ student. Needless to say, she passed all her exams with flying colours. • This n ew ______of th e car can reach 100 kph in ju st u nder 6 seconds. • I hate it when she tries to , herself OĨ1 Britney Spears. She looks and sounds so unnatural.

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• The coưntry prides itself on having th e most national parks and ■ reserves in the world and has often been given as an example for others to follow. • Fiona gave the ______away when she began giggling behind his back. This made him suspicious. • They were sitting in the armchairs hunching over the desk and playing a of chess.

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• Before any major fight the champ trains in the gym every day for 4 hours w ith o u t______. • You are too kind to me. I don’t know what to say. W ords_____ me! • I _____ to understand why he’s so nasty most of the time. He can be nice when he wants.

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• This pastry is disgusting. I wouldn’t even recommend th a t y o u ______it. I think it might have gone off. • To tell you the truth , you have bad _____ in clothes. W hy don’t you read some fashion magazines? They might teach you something. • Red cars arc a bit too extravagant for m y ______. I prefer blue or light green.

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He planned to stay in the box with 1000 scorpions for th re e m onths, an act which was supposed to put all the other entertainers in th e _______ . • When th e sun reached its zenith, thèy wanted to find some ___ to escape from its scorching rays. • T he artist uses a combination of light a n d _____ in his drawings to highlight certain recurring cycles in our lives.

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• A fter a short period of severe winter, plants came to _____ again displaying their gorgeous flowers. • Moving west gave h e r a new lease o f_______. The clim ate was b etter and th e people were m ore hospitable. • Lisa’s parents were unaw are th a t she was leading a double______ . Actually, nobody knew she had become a drug addict.

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40. ........................... ^ ýes, you’re right. I shouldn’t have reacted the way I did. I _____ you a s sincere apology. .9 Don’t forget you still m e _____ 5 pounds. You won’t get away with this. They always feel extremely grateful for his kind help and support. In fact, I they think th e y ______ everything to him.

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111............................... '• Praise and your tender loving care c a n _____ up your child’s self-esteem and help him become a responsible person. • Let m e think, officer. The man was in his late thirties, dark, and of muscular ______, with a tattoo on his left arm. 3 Now th a t tension and racial hatred is out of the way, we need t o ______ bridges between the two communities.

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4 2 ............................... • I’m wondering if I could buy a _____ of first class stam ps here. • We strongly recommend th at you don’t hesitate and . now because this destination is highly popular with passengers. • T he enforcement officials were particularly careful to do everything by t h e ______ while searching his house. They wanted to avoid a lawsuit.

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43................................ • T he night before she was to get married to a Vietnamese immigrant, her female friends organized a hen - . • Having w aited two days, the police decided to send out a search _____ to scour the forest w here th e m an had been last seen. • As th e newly elected ■ leader he vowed to beat the Conservatives in the next elections. An old diché, bu t quite effective a t th a t time.

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4 4 . .............................. • Living under a to talita ria n ______ is always very difficult for freethinking individuals. • If you go on feasting on ju nk food, it’s going to have a devastating effect on your digestive ■ . • The question w hether there are intelligent living forms outside o u r solar has always perplexed scientists as well as philosophers.

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• Take necessary precautions when travelling on public transport. Somebody may pick y o u r_____ . • H e reached into the inside ■ of Ms jacket to produce his passport, bu t it was gone. • The whole town was his. Even the mayor was in h is ______. In fact, nobody could challenge his position.

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46 .................... • The stoiy has it th a t the shipwrecked survivor made it to a _ _ _ _ _ island. • A group of vultures were circling over his head as he was m aking his way through th e _ _ _ _ _ _ . • I love you so much th a t I will neve r____ you for another woman, honey. My love is unshakeable.

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4 7 . ............................... • He wab exempt from m ilitary_____ on grounds of his poor health. • O ur netw ork of garages makes it a point t o ;_____ all cars regardless of w here they come from. • The food is excellent here, b ut t h e _____ leaves much to be desired.

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Claire was visibly shaken by th e assault and it took a while before she managed t o ______down and tell him w hat had happened. • The genocide was described as totally unexpected, but it shouldn’t have. Experts had warned th a t the relatively peaceful atmosphere was only the _____ _ before the storm. • Ricky took pleasure in going to the park which, for him, was an oasis of in his hectic and tum ultuous life.

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5 0 ................................ • His father took pains to inculcate a ______ of duty in his heart. L ater he came to be a responsible person. • It’s not intelligence th a t you need to choose friends. It’s com m on_______ th a t can safeguard you against certain individuals. • E ntering this old deserted German bunker, visitors c a n _____ _ th e atmosphere of conspiracy th at prevailed in the place during the last days of Nazi regime.

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51.............1.................. • Can you Ịẹnd me some money right now? I ’m s to n e ____ _ a t the moment. • With the.support of his family he eventually_____ his smoking habit for good. • The curtain w ent down and the audience_____ th e silence with th u n derous applause.

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• T he local com m unity was appreciative o f the businessm an’s generous gestu re to improve the state of th e school. He really ______th e day by donating more th an 100,000 dollars. ’ • The working day was drawing to a close. H e__________ alJ th e documents h e’d m ade so far by clicking th e icon and left th e office. • S h e ______enough money to enjoy life to the full w ithout having to work for th e rest of her days.

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• " I’ve got som ething to tell.” “Fire away. I’m a i l_____ .” • His pleas for m ore money spent on education fell on d e a f______. The issue was simply ignored. • I’m afraid I can’t see you tomorrow. I’m up t o ______my in work.

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• Anyway, th a t’s all for now. I have to go t o ______the post. Do drop me a line soon. • T he anim al is very elusive, b u t if you w ant t o _______a glimpse o f it, there is no b etter place th a n our natu re reserve. • M ost businessm en w ork long hours and don’t get enough rest during th e week, so w hen the weekend comes they o ften ______up on sleep.

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• W hen th e m anagem ent refused to bow down to th e w orkers’ demands, th e y ______a general strike. • Realizing th a t the situation WEIS getting out of hand the p resid en t_____ in troops to restore order in the capital. • He pulled up his lorry in the middle of the road, got out and ran to the damaged car. Fortunately, the driver, a young woman, was still alive. He im m ediately ■ an ambulance.

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• I know w hat may cheer you up. Let’s see a good comedy. I t’ll certainly you in a good mood. • L ittle children w ith their unpredictable behaviour alw ays______my patience to th e test. • “George, don’t you th in k th a t I ’v e ______on some weight recently?” “Honey, I love you anyway.”

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M iranda was flabbergasted when she saw her signature on the dotted ______ . She can’t have been th a t stupid to sign the document. 2 T he unemployed were standing- in a lo n g _______for th eir tu rn to take free soup from the charity. • H urry up, M r Lazy. The President is on ______ the and wants to talk to you.

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5 8....... ...................... • Scientists were astounded when the volcano, which had been dorm ant for the last 200 hundred years, becam e______again endangering th e lives of the inhabitants of th e island. • The captain died o n _____ service in th e Vietnam War somewhere in the dense jungles of the south. • Despite her advanced age, she was v ery _____ , still on th e go pottering round in the garden and going'jogging every other day.

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5 9.............................. • Have you got a T V _____ ? I w ant to know w hat’s on telly tonight. • The to u rist_____ was a 56 year-old lecherous m an m aking eyes a t elderly German female tourists. • When you press the E nter button, instructions on the screen w in _____ you through th e installation process.

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6 0.................. ...... • I can’t understand your optimism. Prices are rising, jobs are scarce, our welfare system going to th e ; and you say life is good. • I’m not going anyw here in such weather. It’s raining cats and _____ . • We should let sleeping_____ lie and avoid bringing up th e issue.

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• After a thorough examination the inspector decided t o ______down the building as it posed a th rea t to the dwellers’ safety. • Be a man, L u k e,______yourself together and stop crying. The girls are looking at you. • Sally hated sitting a t the first table in the classroom. T he boys behind made it a point t o ______her long plaits and it h u rt a lot.

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63.......................... . • Smuggling drugs in some countries m a y ______ a maximum penalty of death. „ • T he law firm thought th at M r Bykowski could______ ou t his th reats and sue the m ultinational corporation for damages. • They are expanding their fleet by adding new planes th a t c a n _____ _ up to 200 passengers. 192

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64. ........................................ There was credible intelligence information th a t the chem ical ______ m ight be targeted by environmental groups. • Their efforts t o _______a bomb 0X1 a transatlantic flight were thwarted by th e SWAT team. • In an attem p t to boost th e town’s image as th e greenest town in the region they intend t o ______________________ 2,000 seedlings in the centre.

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Now, w ithout anybody to tu rn to, he had t o _____ th e biggest challenge in his life. • You’re in love w ith her. Don’t deny it. It’s w ritten all over y o u r _____ . 3 T he acne on his ■ ■ d id n 't w ant to disappear no m atter how often she w ent to th e solarium.

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66 • Holmes was sittin g in his favourite chair w ith his pipe in his mouth ____ _ in thought. • She looks and talks tough, b u t _____ down she’s á very sensitive person th a t can be easily offended. • Everybody, take a ___ breath. The roller coaster ride is about to begin.

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His ideology was shaped by a bunch of clerics giving speeches in a local . ÓĨ worship. • Don’t _____ too much emphasis on gramm ar. Vocabulary is more important,_________________________________________ V • A fter th è last (Orders were taken and the pub closed for the night, he took h ẽr to his to finish their fabulous n ight -with a glass of champagne.

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The nfew system ensiling fair treatm ent of all the people will come into next year un der th e auspices of th e United Nations. • H eadquarters are planning to carry out a m ajor ■ to tak e th e insu rgents off th e streets. • H e underw ent a major bypass _____ when his heart started to send worrying signals.

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• You really w ant m e to cheat my clients? Come on! We’v e ______a reputation for being fair an d trustw orthy. • Josh is said tó have _____ a small fortune selling second-hand goods and fake jewellery. • I was n o t going to giet rid o f my car. Though old, it s tiil _____ its keep.

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• Despite unforeseen difficulties, he made it a _____ of seeing her when his ship called a t New York. • The infam ous interrogator used t o _____ his gun a t prisoners to m ake them talk. • I th in k you've missed t h e ____. I didn’t say I w ant the car. I said I like it.

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• The ju ry didn’t _____ a unanim ous decision due to a lack o f sufficient evidence. • It has been reported th a t ã 10-year-old child was seriously mauled when she tried t o ______out her hand to touch the lion. • Keep all the detergents out o f_____ of children. They m ight drink them by mistake.

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After a fran tic fight for his life, the m usician_____L away in the morning. The music scene is in mourning. • The new operating system was such a success th a t a few glitches in the softw are______largely unnoticed. • Archeologists have put forward the theory th at a broad street m ust have through the tow n centre.

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The press described th e event as a peaceful_____ . No damage was reported and th e people behaved properly. • During the m ating season males often stage a ______of strength by showing th eir big fangs. • Because some custom ers wanted to see the appliance in action, he gave a quick______to show how it worked in the kitchen.



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• Go down the street, tu rn left and the swimming pool is on your right. You can't . it. • You’d better h urry up if you don’t w ant t o _________th e post. • Many teenagers raised in a strict environm ent feel th e y ______out on having fun. They should remember, however, th a t this kind of upbringing protects them from m any problems.

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• I’m afraid th e re is no direct railway link between the tow ns and you have to ____ _ train s in Bristol. . • And now, another item on th e auction, a 17th century clock that, let's hope, w ill_____ hands in a moment. • ‘The car isn’t working, Daddy.’ I think you have t o _____ the battery.’

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• The disease was quickly diagnosed and he was immediately sent to hospital to be ______ for pneumonia: • “All the hostages are being w e ll______ and are feeling OK,” said a m asked m an on video. • She took h er children to th e cinema and later ■ them to some sweets in th e local restaurant. They enjoyed the evening immensely.

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• This standard feature of your word processor enables you t o ______the pages of y our documents. • T here is a good ____ of reasons to stop smoking, but obviously i t ’s you who have to m ake th e decision. * • Jerry was searching th e N et for a b ack _____ of the magazine th a t would complete his extensive collection.

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• I t _____to be seen w hether they will bring oil prices down, but I doubt it. • I adm it S usan’s m ade a few mistakes dealing w ith our custom ers, but she your superior. I tru st her completely. • T he explorers were delighted when they’d stum bled across th e ______of this forgotten ancient city closely guarded by th e rainforest.

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• T heir su d d en ______to fame took all th e critics by surprise. They hadn’t expected th e band to dom inate the charts. • T he death toll is going t o ______as m ore bodies are being recovered. • O ne inconsiderate rem ark at th e embassy gav e_______ to rum ours about the president’s poor health. 195

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• He had to fly economy_____ because the firm had been hard hit by the recession. • I’m afraid you’re not in the sa m e_______ as your opponent in the semi finals. He’s going to m ake mincemeat of you. • J a n e t has never been ashamed of her w orking_______background and she always mentions it in interviews.

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• Luckily Mike had h is _____ so we could contact the emergency services after his girlfriend had broken a leg in the remote parts of th e m ountains. • D uring the job interview he unashamedly called him self an upwardly m an with high ambitions. • T he people kept in touch with culture through a '_________library th a t appeared in th e village twice a year.

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• T he firm has installed a bunch of highly _______motion detectors to make it impossible for intruders to penetrate its premises. • A lot of young people are extremely ■ about their looks. A word of criticism may ruin th eir self-esteem. • Unlike other politicians, she tends to be ■ to her voters’ needs. I t’s not surprising she’s leading all the polls at the moment.

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• T he grass on th e g o lf_____ was perfectly groomed and beckoned those willing to have a game th at morning. • T he GP prescribed a _____ of injections th a t was to stop the spread of the infection. • After an aggressive advertising campaign, the university saw a steady flow of candidates enrolling on th e _____ .



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• I can’t lend you any cash at th e moment. F m ______for money myself. • Once the lights went out in th e cinema, Luke wanted to embrace and kiss her, but she ______him away and gave him a slap in the face. • Recently you’v e ______yourself too hard at work. Take a few days off and you’ll feel much better.

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88. .................... • T he river goes down the hill, th e n _____ gently and flows into th e sea. • They to o k ______drilling the hole in the ground. When George got tired, Scott took over. • Even if s h e _____ you down, you don’t have to panic. You’ll find another girl. There are plenty more fish in the sea.

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8 9............................. • The unemployment rate has hit a new record level and Inflation i s _____ a t about 30 percent which bodes ill for the country. • Clare shouldn’t teach small children. Sbe k ee p s_____ out of patience when they don’t understand her instructions. • T he house has everything you need: central h e a ting ,_____ w ater and even air-conditioning. What else would you like?

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9 0 .............. ................. ' • I can understand why the customs officer decided t o _____ out only the two of as from the group. In our ragged clothes we looked suspicious. • T he a rtist's n ew ______was well received among the critics, b ut surprisingly, the fans voted it the worst he had ever recorded• Despite his m other’s constant nagging, Russell loved being a bachelor and rem ained_____ un til he was 45.

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9 1 . .................. .............. • * When th e new coach took over; he realized there was s till____ _ for improvement. Firstly, they needed to beef úp th e defence. • This desk in our study takes up too m uch_______I th ink we should give it away. • W ith the tim etable set and all the students ready to sta rt th e academic year, th ere was little for manoeuvre when two teachers were injured in a car crash.

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9 2................. ............... " • There is free ._____ to all th e museums on our to ur which might be good news for budget conscious visitors. • His resignation was instantly interpreted as a n _____ o f failure. Despite frantic efforts to revive th e company, it rèeừrñed losses for the third tim e in a row. • Because Liam was completely drunk he was refused______to th e disco and had to go home.

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9 3 ............. ................ • Though th e educational system puts a lot of pupils under enormous ____ _ , hardly anything is being done to improve it. • I ’d like t o ______ th e importance of regular m ental exercise th a t will m ake you feel challenged. ' • The p rim a ry ______should be placed on th e first syllable, not th e second.

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• It was widely believed in the Middle Ages th at some people could tu rn into werewolves when th e moon was _ _ _ _ _ . • To feed her th ree babies, she was forced to work ____ tim e in a Chinese takeaway. • T he cost of th e stay includes ■ board and unlimited use of o u r sports facilities. So feel free to pam per yourself.

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• Young talented football players ca n ______enormously if they are given the chance to learn from the best. • It’s not a picnic to live on unem ploym ent_____ in Poland. Each day is a struggle. • With t h e ____ of hindsight, it was obvious th a t the security m easures hadn’t been adequate enough to stop th e attack.

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• Life in the town ’ seemed too hectic for him. On th e other hand* living on th e outskirts was a bit inconvenient. • In an effort to cut costs the telephone operator established its c a ll_____ in a foreign country. • Don’t say that, Jenny. I do adore you. You’re t h e _____ of my universe.

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• The government has come u n d e r_____ from the press for not doing enough to provide people with affordable housing! • I told you she would tak e to him. In fact, they got on like a house on

• E xhausted and soaked, th e scouts made a _____ upon reaching th e camp. 198

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69. OPERATION 70. POINT 71. REACH 72. PASSED 73. DEMONSTRATION 74. STAND 75. MISS 76. CHANGE 77. TREATED 78. NUMBER 79. REMAINS 80. BRIGHT 81. RISE 82. CLASS 83. MOBILE 84. SENSITIVE 85. COURSE 86. CHEAP 87. PUSHED 88. TURNS 89. RUNNING 90. SINGLE 91. ROOM 92. ADMISSION 93. STRESS 94. FULL 95. BENEFIT 96. CENTRE 97. READ 98. GENERAL 99. FIRE 100. GOT

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100............... • T he crim in al______away with a num ber of offences in exchange for cooperation w ith the police. • My car • stolen when I was holidaying in Poland. Luckily, it.was found two days later. •. It was only when L in d a______to know them b ette r th a t she managed to give up her deeply-rooted prejudices.

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3. Open Cloze Tests......................................................................139 4. Word Form ation........................................................................163 100 Trios of Gapped Sentences............................................182

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TÀI LIỆU ÔN THI ðẠI HỌC MÔN TIẾNG ANH Mã số: 2L - 75ðH2009

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. ỉn 2.000 cuốn,'khổ 16

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24cm tại Công ty TNHH in Bao bi Phong Tân - Tp. HCM.

Số xuất bản: 299 - 2009/CXB/04 - 45/ðHQGHN, ngày 10/04/2009. Quyết ñịnh xuất bản số: 75LK-XH/XB. In xong và nộp lưu chiểu qụỷ II năm 2009.

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