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PHÒNG GD&ĐT: CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA: HỌC KÌ I

TRƯỜNG: THCS BÌNH NINH NĂM HỌC: 2010-2011


MÔN: TIẾNG ANH 8
(Đề thi có 02 trang ) Thời gian làm bài: 50 phút
Question I: Listen to the tape two times then state whether the sentences below are
TRUE or FALSE (1pt)
1. Nga's grandmother used to live on a farm
2. Nga's grandmother didn't go to school because she prefered housework to schoolwork
3. Nga's grandmother used to do the housework with the help of modern equipment
4. Nga's grandmother said her Dad used to tell her stories in the evening
Question II: Listen to the tape two times then pick out ONE best answer in each
case (A, B, C or D) (1pt)
1.Na __ A.doesn’t know the neighborhood very well B.is familiar to the neighborhood
C.didn’t see the movie “the New Comer” before
2.The photo exhibition ___
A.opens during the weekend B.is at the Town Ground C.at the Culture House
3.The English Speaking Contest is ____ A.on Saturday B.on Thursday C. on weekend
4.In the end Na is going to____ A.go to the Town Ground to watch a soccer match.
B.go to the photo exhibition C.go to the English Speaking Contest
Question III: Pick out ONE best option in each case (0.5pt)
1 .The party was great. We enjoyed__ very much.
A. themselves B. yourselves C.itself D. ourselves
2.Nam wants to buy a birhtday present. He’ll go to the ____ tonight.
A. shopping mall B.wet market C.drugstore D. grocery store
Question IV: Read. Then choose the best option in each case (1.0pt)
Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union is an organization for Vietnamese youth
from 15 to 30 years of age. The Union builds good character, love for the nation, and
encourages good citizenship, soft skills and personal fitness
The Union was founded on March 26 1931 by the beloved President Ho Chi Minh. It
had different names over the years. One of its first name was “ Vietnam Communist
Youth Union”. In December 1976, it was officially named as it is called today: Ho Chi
Minh Communist Youth Union. However, people normally use the name “ The Youth
Union” for short.
The Youth Union, together with other youth organizations such as the Youth Pioneers
Organization, the Vietnam Youth Federation, the Vietnam Students Union, often hold
social activities such as Helping the Handicapped, Cleaning the Environment, Green
Summer Volunteers Campaign, and other similar movements. These ectivities aim to help
the young develop their public awareness and form their personallity.
Ever since the Union was founded, its aim and principles, established by president Ho
Chi Minh, have been the guidelines for the young Vietnamese people of today and
tomorrow.
1. The complete name of the Youth Union is…..
A. the Vietnam Students Union B. Vietnam Communist Youth Union
C. the Vietnam Youth Federation D. Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union
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2. Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union was founded in……
A. the 19th century B. late 20th century C. 1976 D. 1931
3. The Youth Union’s activities aim to help the young to develop….
A. their public awareness and form their personallity B. their love for working
C. good citizenship D. the guidelines for the young
4. Which of the following activitives are NOT MENTIONED in the Young Union’s
social activities?
A. Helping the Handicapped B. Working as scouts
C. Cleaning the Environment D. Green Summer Volunteers Campaign
Question V: Read. Then choose the ONE option that best completes the passage
(1.0pt)
On March 3, 1847, Alexander Grahm bell was born in Edinburgh. He was a
Scotsman he later (1), first to Canada and then to the USA in the 1870s. In America, he
worked with deaf-mutes at Boston University. Soon, Bell started (2) with ways of
transmitting speech over a long distance. This led to the invention of the telephone. Bell
and his assistant, Thomas Watson, (3) many experiments and finally came up with a
device which they first introduced in 1876. Travelling all over America, Bell
demonstrated his (4) at a lot of exhibitions, and by 1877 the first telephone was in
commercial use.
(1) A.arrived B. came C. emigrated D. invented
(2) A. experiment B. experimented C. to experimenting D. experimenting
(3) A. thought B. conducted C. invented D. demonstrated
(4) A. family B. works C. invention D. speech
Question VI: Write the correct tense or form of the verbs in parentheses(1.0pt)
Nam (1.live) on Nguyen Du Street. He (2.live) here for 15 years. Lan (3. move) into
the house near his house last week. Nam (4. tell) Lan about her new neighborhood at the
moment.
Question VII: Write about your neighborhood. The questions below may help you
(2.0pts)
1.where do you live? What does your house look like ?2.What can you see from your
bedroom window? 3.What kinds of facilities are there in your neighborhood?
4.What things in your neighborhood do you like best? Why?
Question VIII: Rewrite the sentences in another way, beginning with the words
given (0.5pt):
1. A house is more expensive than an apartment
An apartment is...........................................
2. I'm strong. I can lift this bag
I'm strong enough..........................................................................

_________________THE END____________________

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PHÒNG GD&ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲI
TRƯỜNG THCS AN THẠNH THUỶ NĂM HỌC : 2010-2011
____________ MÔN : ANH VĂN - KHỐI 8
(Đề thi có 2 trang) Thời gian làm bài : 45 phút
Mã đề thi……

Question I : Listen to the dialogue and choose A, B, C (2pts)


1.Sarah missed ………………. of school because she was sick.
A.5 days B.4 days C.15 days
2.Both her participation and cooperation are …………………
A.unsatisfactory B.bad C.satisfactory
3.Her speaking and reading are ……………………..
A.excellent B.poor C.good
4.She needs to improve ………………………..
A.her listening B.her writing C.her grammar
Question II: Which word has a different stress in each group(0.5pt).
1. A. volunteer B. character C. generous D. orphanage
2. A. annoy B. demonstrate C. precaution D. assistant
Question III : Read the passage , then choose the most appropriate answer A,B,C or
D (1pt)
In the first year of lower secondary school, I had some difficulties in learning English.
My pronunciation of English words was really bad and my English grammar was worse. I
did not know how to improve them. One afternoon after the lesson, my teacher English
told me to wait for her outside the classroom. She took me to the school library and show
me cassettes of pronunciation drills kept in a glass bookcase .She also told me how to use
an Eglish- English dictionary to improve my English grammar. “ Now I think you know
what you should do,” said she. I made much progress and only one year later I won the
first prize in the English Speaking Contest held for secondary students in my hometown.
1.What difficulties did Nam have in learning English in the first year?
A. The pronunciation C. Both pronunciation and grammar
B. The grammar D. The way of improving his pronunciation
2.Who wanted to meet him one afternoon after the lesson ?
A. His teacher B. One of his friends C. His mother D. His father
3.Where did Nam and his teacher go after that?
A. to the town library C. to the teachers’room
B. to the school library D. to his house
4.What did he win in the English Speaking Contest one year later?
A. The first prize C. The third prize
B. The second prize D. The fourth prize
Question IV: Choose the most suitable words or phrases to fill in the blanks (1pt)
1.They have studied ……………… six o’clock
A.for B.at C.since D.to
2.Lan’s mother goes and visits her Grandma. Lan has to cook dinner …………….

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A.herself B.yourself C.myself D.itself
3.That singer is tall and _________
A.short B.long C.slim D.straight
4.She is not _________to drive acar.
A.old enough B.enough old C. old D. too old
QuestionV:Write the verbs in brackets in their correct tense and form (1.5pts)
- My best friend is Mai. She (be) intelligent. She’s tall and slim. She is not old enough
(drive) a car,so she has to (go) to school by bike.
Question VI: Write a passage using the following sets of words and phrases. You can
make all the necessary changes and additions(2pts)
1.Lan /like /learn English
2.She /begin /learn /this language /2003
3.Last week,/she /buy/English-Vietnamese dictionary.
4.Her teacher /asked /her/use it /for reading

___________ HẾT ___________

PHÒNG GD & ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲ I


TRƯỜNG THCS BÌNH PHỤC NHỨT NĂM HỌC : 2010-2011
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MÔN : TIÊNG ANH 8
(Đề thi có 02 trang) Thời gian làm bài : 45 phút
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QUESTION I: Listen to the dialogue and answer the questions (2pts)


1.What is her name?
A. Nga
B. Na
C. Lan
D. Hoa
2. When was she born ?
A. May 22
B. April 22
C. January 22
D. June 22
3. Where does she live?
A. 5 Tran Phu Street
B. 9Tran Phu Street
C. 19Tran Phu Street
D. 15Tran Phu Street
4. What are her hobbies?
A. drawing
B. acting
C. outdoor activities
D. A& B & C are correct

QUESTION II : Read the paragraph then answer TRUE or FASLE for the
following sentences (2pts)

Language learners learn words in different ways. Some learners make a list and put
into it the meaning of new words in their mother tongue, and try to learn them by
heart.
Many language learners do not try to learn all new words they come across. They
usually underline or highlight only the words they want to learn. This helps them
remember important words.
1. Language learners don’t learn words in the same ways.
2. Some learners make a list of all the new words.
3. Every learner tries to learn all new words they come across.
4. Many learners only learn important words.

QUESTION III : Choose the most suitable words or phrases to fill in the blanks
(1pt)

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1. “The Lost Shoe” is a ………. .
A. novel B. fiction C. folktale D. joke
2. When I was a child, I ……….. follow my Mom to the market.
A. used to B. like C. got used to D. usually
3. I was born in Viet Nam. Vietnamese is my ………… .
A. mother tongue B. first language C. foreign language D. A and B
4. My sister doesn’t like ………. up.
A. washes B. washed C. to wash D. washing

QUESTION IV : Write the verbs in brackets in their correct tense and form (1pt)

1. The tiger ( want)…… to know why the strong buffalo was the servant.
2. He asked me (not wait) …..for him.
3. I (work)…… here for 10 years
4. He used to (live)…… on a farm when he was a child

QUESTION V :Write about Lan (2pts)

Lan / receive / second semester report / last month. She / get / good grades /
Physics / Math / but / English result / be / poor. teacher / tell / spend more time / it. She /
promise / she / study harder / next year.

PHÒNG GD&ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HK I


TRƯỜNG THCS HÒA ĐỊNH NĂM HỌC: 2010 – 2011

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----------- MÔN : ANH VĂN 8
(Đề kiểm tra có 2 trang) Thời gian làm bài: 50 phút
Mã đề : AV08

Question I (2pts)
A.True or False? These people are talking about what they did last weekend. Listen to
the interview and check the correct answer.(1pt)
1) Son went shopping with his parents last weekend.
2) Last weekend, Van went shopping with her family.
3)Ngan always stays at home at weekends.
4) Kim and her family went fishing last weekend.
B) These people are talking about things they like or don’t like. Listen and check the
correct answer.(1pt)
Love Like Hate
1) studying English
2)Swimming
3)Practice speaking
English
4) playing sports
Question II:Odd stress out from the others: (0.5pt)
1)A.drawing B.application C.comfort D.citizenship
2) A. folktale B.grandma C.modern D.electricity
Question III: Odd sound out from the others; (0.5pt)
1) A.poor B.door C.more D.saw
2) A. habit B.contact C.parcel D.pancake
Question III: Choose the correct answer: (2pts)
1) When I was a child, I………..follow my mom to the market.
A.usually B.like C.used to D.was used to
2) “ May I help you ?”- ………………….
A.What can I do for you ?
B. I’m afraid. I am busy now.
C.Yes, That’s very kind of you
D.How can I help you ?
3.The small man won the tiger because of his …………………….
A.rope B. strong buffalo C. foolish D.wisdom
4.Lanuage learners learn words………………different ways.
A.on B.in C.at D.for
5.I……….English since I was 6 years old
A.study B.was studying C.studied D.have studied
6.My teacher asked me……………..my pronunciation
A.improve B.to improve C.improved D.improving
7.Surface mail is ………………..airmail.
A.more expensive than B.cheaper than C.the same as D.as cheap as
8.You can reach her………………8963087
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A.on B.in C.at D.with
Question IV:Read the passage. Choose True or False
Last week, Miss Jackson gave Tim his report card. It was excellent because Tim worked
hard this semester.However his Spanish pronunciation was fair.She asked Tim to improve
it and Tim promised that he would work harder.
1.Tim’s report card was very good.
2.He should improve his Spanish grammar.
Question VI:Complete the following passage(2pts)
Hoa is excited about the (1)………..activities, she is going to do.The Y&Y is having a
plan (2)…………the community.She’ll (3)……………..in its recycling program. In
joining this program, she’ll collect (4)……………..paper,glass and empty cans.Then she
will send them for (5)……………
She hopes that she could save natural resources and earn some money for her school Y &
Y in these (6)……………She also thinks about participating in (7)…………..planting
trees and flowers or (8)……………the street children.
1.A.interesting B.interested C.boring D.bored
2.help B.to help C.helping D. to helping
3.A.take part B.participate C.fill D.A&B
4.A.use B.used C.using D.to use
5.A.recyclable B.recycle C. recycled D.recycling
6.A. organizations B.members C.activities D.resources
7.A.and B.either C.so D.neither
8.A help B.helpedC.helping D.to help
Question VII:Write a passage to describe Nam’s room, using cue words (2pts)
1) This / Nam.
2) It / not / large / nice
3) Bookshelf / right / corner.
4) Desk / chair /near /bookshelf
5) Some folders / lawp / desk
6) Wardrobe / opposite / desk
7) Clock / the wall.
8) bed / next / window

PHÒNG GD&ĐT: CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ THI HKI


TRƯỜNG : THCS LONG BÌNH ĐIỀN MÔN HỌC : ANH VĂN - KHỐI 8
( Đề thi có 1 trang ) Thời gian làm bài : 45 phút

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Mã đề : 801
Question 1 : (2ps ) Listen to the tape third then decide if these statements are true or false
1. Aunt Hang is phoning from Hue .
2. Uncle Chi and Aunt Hang are coming to visit Lan on Tuesday .
3. They are arriving in Ha Noi in the early afternoon .
4. Aunt Hang wants to speak to Lan’s mom .
Question II : (0.5p) Choose the best option :
1.______ is a long time when there is not enough rain .
A. Storm B. Drought C. Typhoon D.Flood
2.Cricket is different _______ baseball .
A. from B.at C. with D.of
Question III : ( 2ps ) Read the passage carefully then choose the best options to complete
the below sentences :
A new shopping mall is opening in Nam’s neighborhood today . It is very different
from the present shopping area . All the shops are under one roof . That will be very
convenient ,especially during the hot and humid summer months .Customers will
shop in comfort and won’t notice the weather.
1. It will be more _____ to shop in the mall than in the present shopping area.
A.expensive B.comfortable C.especial D.different
2.The new shoping mall is not as ____ as the present shopping area.
A. different B. expensive C. difficult D. same
3.The new shopping mall has one ______.
A.shop B.mall C. roof D. customer
4.Customers will shop without noticing the ____.
A.weather B.summer C. roof D. month
Question IV : ( 2ps ) Write the correct form or tense of the verbs in the brackets :
Dear Anna ,
I am sorry that I (not write ) (1) _____ to you for a long time . I (be ) ( 2) _____ busy
working for my graduation exam . Fortunately it is all finished . The exam (take )
(3) ____place last Thursday and I ( find ) (4)_____ the papers very easy .
Write soon and tell me all your news .
Regards
QuestionV : (1.5ps ) Use the word given and other words to complete the second
sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first
1. The last time I saw him was in 1985 . ( seen )
I haven’t ______________________________________________________________
2. “ Please keep silent in class” the teacher said to us .( asked )
The teacher asked us _____________________________________________________
3. On Sundays I like to sleep late . ( enjoy )
On Sundays I enjoy ______________________________________________________

PHÒNG GD & ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲ I


TRƯỜNG THCS LƯƠNG HÒA LẠC NĂM HỌC: 2010 -2011
MÔN: ANH VĂN KHỐI 8

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Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút

(Đề kiểm tra có 2 trang)

QUESTION I: Listen and answer TRUE or FALSE (1pt)


1. Once, a farmer family lived by raising chickens.
2. His family’s chickens laid gold eggs daily.
3. He and his wife cut open all the chickens to find more gold eggs.
4. The moral lesson from the story is “ Don’t be foolish and greedy”
QUESTION II: Listen and choose A, B or C (1pt)
1. When Tim’s mother called him, he was…..
A. out B. in the living room C. in the kitchen
2. Miss Jackson gave Tim ……
A. a book B. a report card C. a pen
3. Tim studied very …… this semester.
A. poor B. well C. hard
4. Tim’s mother gave him ……. at the end of the conversation.
A . a report card B. a book C. a dictionary
QUESTION III: Choose the letter of the correct answer: A, B or C (1 pt)
1.She is not enough ….. at a primary school.
A. to study B. study C. studies
2. Lan does her homework ……. .
A. myself B. herself C. himself
3. Lipton tea is different ….. Dilmah tea.
A. to B. in C. from
4. My father ….. for his company for 15 years.
A. worked B. is working C. has worked
QUESTION IV: Read the passage and answer TRUE or FALSE (1pt)
Nam is lucky enough to have a lot of friends. Of all his friends, Tam, Hung and Sau
are the ones he spends most of his time with. Each of them, however, has a different
character. They are close friends.
Tam is the most sociable. He is also extremely kind and generous. He spends his free
time doing volunteer work at a local orphanage, and he is a hard working student who
always gets good grades.
1. Nam and his close friends have the different characters.
2. Sau is a hard working student.
QUESTION V: Choose A, B, C or D to complete the passage (1pt)
You have a make sure children …(1)… play with matches. Each year, fire ….(2)….
homes and injures children because someone plays with …(3)… . Remember, it only take
one match to cause a ….(4)….
A B C
1. do do not did
2. destroys burns destroyed
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4. fire death kill
QUESTION VI: Rewrite the sentences ( 0,5 pt )
1. Nam said: “Can you give me the book?
Nam asked me……………………….....
2. He usually went to school on foot when he was young.
He used …………………………………………………
QUESTION VII: Write the correct tense and form of the verbs in the brackets
(0,5pt )
I (1.see) Francis in the street yesterday, but I ( 2.not speak ) to him
QUESTION VIII: Write about you. The question may help you(2pts)
1. What is his/ her name?
2. How old is he/ she?
3. What does he/ she look like?
4. What is he/ she like?
5. Where does he/ she live?
6. Who does he/ she live with?
7. Who is/ are his/ her friend(s)?
8. Do you like him/ her? Why?

PHÒNG GD & ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲ I


TRƯỜNG THCS QUƠN LONG NĂM HỌC: 2010 - 2011
MÔN: TIẾNG ANH 8

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(Đề kiểm tra có 02 trang) Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút
Question 1 : Listen to the story and choose A,B, C or D (1pt )
1. The famer used to buy…….. for his family
A.fruits and clothing B.food and clothing C. food and drink D.rice and
clothing
2. One day, he went to collect the eggs and ….. one of the chickens laid a gold
egg .
A. found B.looked C. discovered D. saw
3. His wife wanted more ….. her husband decided to cut open all the chickens
A.so B. but C. and D. although
4.Unfortunately , he ….. find any eggs
A.doesn’t B. can’t C. shouldn’t D.couldn’t
Question 2 : Choose the most suitable word A,B,C or D to complete the following
passage (1,25pts )
Language learners learn words in different ways . Some …(1)…learn words by heart .
The other write example sentences with each new word in order to remember …(2)…
to use the words in the right way . Most language learners do not …(3)… to learn the
words they come across . They only learn the words that are …(4)…. Language learners
should try different ways of …(5).. words so as to find out the best way for themselves
1. A . partners B.learners C.owners D. customers
2. A .what B. why C.that D .how
3. A.try B. underline C. offer D . pronounce
4. A . difficult B. convenient C . important D. right
5. A learn B to learn C. learning D.learnt
Question 3 : Read the passage carefully then answer TRUE or FALSE for the
following sentences (1,25 pts )
Many people from rural areas are living behind their traditional way of the life and
moving to the city . They believe that well paying jobs are plentiful in the city . At
home on the farm , life is always a struggle with nature . Typhoons, floods and
droughts can easily destroy a harvest and leave the farm with little or no money until
the following year .Often farmers look for other work when they need more money for
their family
1. People from the country are moving to the city
2. They believe that good jobs are plentiful in the countryside
3. Their life is sometimes a struggle with nature on the farm
4. Typhoons , floods and droughts take farmers’ harvest
5. The farmers need more money for their family so they look for other work
Question 4 : Choose the most suitable words or phrases to fill in the blanks
(1,5pts )
1. She used …. my next door neighbor
A.be B.tobe C .was D.being
2. My dad …. for his company for 20 years
A.has worked B.have worked C .worked D. working
3. He’s going …… amovie

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A.see B.seeing C . to see D. saw
4. Mr Thanh said you should …….. hard
A. to study B. studies C . studied D. study
5. His parents are always proud …. him
A. of B. on C . at D.in
6.They will have to try and do it …..
A.yourself B.themselves C . herself D. myself
Question 5: Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to
the first ( 0,5 pt )
1. The mother said to her son “Don’t cry ”
→ The mother told …………..
2. The skirt is cheaper than the dress
→ The dress …..
Question 6 : Write the correct form and tense of the verbs (0,5pt )
1. She asked me ( give ) ….. you this dictionary .
2. My mother (take ) …… me to the supermarket yesterday
Question 7 : Use the cue words to make each sentence into the letter (2.0 pts )
Dear Tom ,
I’m glad to tell you that I’m going to join the Y& Y Green Group . We are having
an environment month .
1. We /going / clean /streets / weekend .
………………………………………
2. We / also planting / trees and flowers / the school garden.
…………………………………………………………..
3. I / hope / give / more green color / the city
………………………………………………..
4. It / interesting / useful /isn’t it ?
………………………………………………….
Write to me soon and tell me all your news
Love,
Hoa

PHÒNG GD-ĐT CHỢ GẠO


TRƯỜNG THCS THANH BÌNH

ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KÌ I NĂM HỌC 2010 – 2011


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MÔN : TIẾNG ANH KHỐI 8
THỜI GIAN: 50’( không kể thời gian phát đề)
( Đề có 2 trang)
Question I : Listen to the passage again and complete the right words into
blanks : (2pts)
1. When the farmer collected the eggs, he discovered one of the chickens
laid……….
gold egg.
a) one b) two c)lots of d) many
2. He and his wife decided to cut open …………………the chickens to find more
gold eggs.
a) five b) one c) many d)all
3.There were no more gold eggs of any kind for the………..farmer and
his……………wife
a) foolish / greedy b) greedy/ foolish c)intelligent/ clever
4. The most suitable moral lesson in this listening is
…………………………….
a) It’s difficult to find gold b) Don’t be foolish and greedy c) Don’t kill
children
Question II : Multiple choice (1.5pts)
1. Lan and Mai do this work by………..
a)themself b) themselves c) ourselves
2. Alexander Graham Bell……….. the telephone in 1876.
a) was inventing b) invented c) invents
3. They…….. from Canada to America to find work.
a) demonstrated b) delivered c) emigrated
4.My father’s car is not as new ………………..yours .
a) as b)than c) like
5.We can see hundreds of photos at the …………
a) movie theater b) photo exhibition c) stadium
st
6.They got married ……… April 21 ,2002
a) on b) in c)at
Question III: Complete the passage . Use the words in the box (1pt)
have, character, friends,
sociable

I have a lot of (1)………Of all my friends Nam, Hung, Hoa are the ones I spend most of
my time with . They have different (2)………….. Nam is (3)……………….. Hung is
generous. Hoa is reserved. However, we(4)…………..the same favorite reading.
Question IV- Write the correct verbs in the brackets (0.5pt)
1. We like (learn) English.
2.We ( study) this foreign language for 3 years .
Question V –Rewrite these sentences (1pt)

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1. Trang bought a new book . Tomrrow, she has no school.

Trang is going
…………………………………………………………………………………
2.Nam is fat and heavy.
Nam ought
to……………………………………………………………………………………
3.Lan is very intelligent. She always gets good grades
Lan is intelligent
enough…………………………………………………………………………
4. -“Can you make me some cool drink?”.
He asked Lan
…………………………………………………………………………………
Question VI : WRITING (2.pts)
Write a passage to talk about your neighborhood. These question may help you:
1.Do you live in the countryside or in the city?
2.Is your neighborhood big or small?
3.Is your neighborhood changing for better now?
4.What kinds of facilities are there in your neighborhood?
5.What things in your neighborhood do you like best?
6.What do people do for living?
7.Do you like to live there? Why?

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PHÒNG GD&ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲ I


TRƯỜNG THCS TÂN BÌNH THẠNH NĂM HỌC: 2010 – 2011
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MÔN: TIẾNG ANH 8
(Đề có 2 trang) Thời gian làm bài: 50 phút
Mã đề:
QUESTION I: Listen to the passage two times and then state whether the statements
below are TRUE or FALSE: (1pt)
1. Tim was out when his mother called him.
2. Tim’s mother met his teacher at school.
3. Tim’s report is poor.
4. Tim’s mother wants him to improve one thing.
QUESTION II: Listen and choose A, B, C or D: (1pt)
1. He went to collect the eggs and discovered one of the chickens ___________
A. laid gold egg C. laid a gold egg
B. laid gold eggs D. laid a gold eggs
2. His wife ran to him and they both looked at the eggs ___________
A. in amazements C. amazement
B. in amazement D. amazements
3. There were no more eggs of any kind for the foolish farmer___________
A. his greedy wife C. his foolish wife
B. and his foolish wife D. and his greedy wife
4. The most suitable moral lesson is ___________
A. Don’t kill chickens. C. Be happy with what you have
B. Don’t be foolish and greedy. D. It’s difficult to find gold.
QUESTION III: Pick out the word that has the main stressed syllable different from
the others: (0.5 pt)
1. A. magazine B. telephone C. community D. dangerous
2. A. semester B. electricity C. arrangement D. delicious
QUESTION IV: Read the passage below then pick out ONE best option (A, B, C or
D) to complete each of the following sentences: (1pt)
Last week, my friend and I spent a weekend in the countryside. We visited my
uncle’s farm. I had been to the farm several times before, but this was the first time for
my friend. Naturally, it was a great event for him. Finally, the days came. It was a fine
morning. We got up very early because we wanted to leave home after breakfast. We
made the journey by bus. We reach my uncle farm at noon. After lunch we spent many
hours walking round the village to see the sights and walking through the wood to
look for bird’s nests.
In the next morning, we have a big breakfast with plenty of farm products. After
breakfast, my uncle took us to a small lake not far from home. There we fished and
had a nice lunch with the fish we caught.
The weekend was short; however, we enjoyed it very much. The country air
was fresh and pure. We felt healthy and strong when we came back to the city for our
school work.
1. How long did the writer and his friend spend in the country?
A. a day B. two days C. a few days D. a week
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2. What was the weather like on the day they started their journey?
A. It was bad B. It was rainy C. It was gloomy D. It was good
3. What did they do on the first day?
A. go fishing B. go sightseeing C. go hunting D. go swimming
4. How did they feel when they come back for their school work?
A. healthy B. enjoyable C. fresh D. tired
QUESTION V: Pick out ONE best option (A, B, C or D) to fill in each numbered
blank, completing the meaning of the passage: (1pt)
The country is more ___(1)___ than a town and pleasant to live in. Many people
think so, and go to the country for the summer holidays ___(2)___ they can’t live there
all the year round. Some have a cottage built in a village so that they can go there
whenever they can find the time.
The village green is a wide stretch of grass, and houses or cottages are built round
it. Country life is now fairly ___(3)___ and many villages have water brought through
pipes into each house. Most village are so close to some small town that people can go
there to buy ___(4)___ they can’t find in the village shop.
1. A. beauty B. beautiful C. beautifully D. beauties
2. A. though B. because C. but D. therefore
3. A. difficult B. comfortable C. enjoyable D. improved
4. A. what B. those C. which D. when
QUESTION VI: Rewrite sentence so that they are nearest in meaning to the
sentences printed before them: (1,5pts)
1. “Turn off all the lights when you go out,” Jane said to Tim
- Jane _______________________________
2. “You should take more exercises, Mr. Roberts,” the doctor said
- The doctor __________________________________
3. My sister dances very well.
- My sister is ____________________________
QUESTION VII: (2pts)
Write a complete letter from the given words and phrases:
- Thank you / much / your letter / which / arrive / few days ago.
- I / be sorry / I / not write / a long time / but I / be very busy.
- As you know / we / buy / new house / September.
- It / be / very / bad condition / and it / need / repair / a lot.
- We / just / finish / most of it / and now / it look / very nice.
- Peter and I / decide / give / house-warming party / May 3rd.
- Please give me / ring / and let / know / if you can come.
- I / really / look forward / see you again.
Dear Susan, _____________________
PHÒNG GD-ĐT CHỢ GẠO ĐỀ KIỂM TRA HỌC KỲ I
TRƯỜNG THCS TỊNH HÀ MÔN: ANH VĂN - Lớp 8
NĂM HỌC 2010-2011
Đề thi có 02 trang Thời gian : 45 phút

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QUESTION 1 : Listen and choose True or False (1 pt )
1- Once a farmer lived a comfortable life with his family.
2- One day his wife discovered one of the chickens laid a gold egg.
3- The farmer and his wife looked at the gold egg in amazement.
4- There were some more gold eggs for the foolish farmer and his greedy wife.
QUESTION 2 : Rewrite these sentences ( 1pt )
1. The teacher said “ Don’t talk in class, please”
The teacher asked ……………………………………………………………………
2. He is very tall. He can play volleyball well.
-> He is ………………………………………………………………………………

QUESTION 3 : Choose the best word ( a, b, c, or d ) ( 1.5 pts )


1- When I was a child, I _____________ follow my Mom to the market.
a- liked b- used to c- get used to d- usually
2-Don’t let your child _____________ with matches.
a-to play b-play c- playing d-plays
3- She enjoys _____________ television.
a- watch b- watches c- watching d- going
4-Nga has lived in Hue _____________ ten years.
a-in b- for c- since d- to
5- My sister often looks at _____ in the mirror.
a. myself b. herself c. himself d.itself
6. She ought to ________her homework before going to school.
a. to finish b.finished c.finish d.finishing
QUESTION 4 :
Pick out the word that does not have the same stress with the others ( 0.5 pt )
1/a- equipment b- traditional c- dangerous d-
experiment
2/a- behavior b- participate c- environment d-
highlight
QUESTION 5 :
Pick out the word that does not have the same sound with the others ( 0.5 pt )
1/a- exhibition b- emigrate c- excited d- festival
2/a- hobbies b- bags c- groups d- organizations
QUESTION 6 : Read the passage carefully, then complete these sentences
( 1pt )
Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union is an organization for Vietnamese Youth
from 15 to 30 years of age. The Union builds good character, love for the nation, and
encourages good citizenship, solf skills and personal fitness.
The Union was founded on March 26 th 1931 by the beloved President Ho Chi
Minh. It had different names over the years. One of its first name was “ Vietnam
Communist Youth Union” . In December 1976, it was officially named as it is called
today : Ho chi Minh Communist Youth Union. However , people normally use the name “
The Youth Union” for short.
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1. The youth Union was founded in ………………
2. In ………………… the Youth Union was officially named as it is called today.
.
QUESTION 7 : Fill in the blanks, using ( 1.5 pts )
come across, underline, difficult, important, right, remember, different, make
Language learners learn words in ( 1 )_____________ways. Some learners, make
a list and put into it the meanings of new words in their mother tongue, and try to learn
them by heart. However, others do not. They write one or two example sentences with
each new word in order to ( 2 ) _____________ how to use the words in the ( 3 )
_____________way. Many language learners do not try to learn all new words they ( 4 )
_____________. They usually
( 5 ) _____________ or highlight only the words they want to learn. This helps them
remember ( 6 ) _____________ words.
QUESTION 8 : Give the correct form of these verbs. ( 1pt )
Nam’s parents used to ( live )---------- in Hue. They ( be )-----------born and grew
up there. In 1969, they ( move )--------- to Da Nang and then to Sai Gon. At present, they
( live )--------- in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City.
QUESTION 9 : Writing ( 2 pts )
Write a letter to your friend.
I / glad / tell / you / I / going / join Y & Y Green group / my school.
We / having / environment month.
We / going / clean / streets / weekends.
We / going / plant trees and flowers / school garden / water / them / every
afternoon / after class.
It / interesting / useful , isn’t it ?
Write / me / soon / tell / all your news.
Love ,

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