Đề cương ôn tập giữa kỳ 2 môn Tiếng Anh Lớp 8 - Năm học 2021-2022 - Trường THPT Thăng Long

B. VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR

Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.

1. If the air wasn’t dirty, I ________________ so much.

A. wouldn’t sneeze     B. sneeze                     C. would sneeze          D. to sneeze

2. It can’t be denied that English has become an __________ language of the world.

A. national                  B. international           C. cultural                               D. multicultural

3. After the tornado, a great number of people are made __________.

A. shaking                   B. homeless                 C. raging                     D. volcanic

4. The polluted chemical waste was dumped into the ocean; _____________, the mass of fish died.

A. because                   B. as                            C. because of              D. consequently

5. Don’t drink that water. It's .......

A. contaminating        B. contaminant                   C. contamination      D. contaminated

6. What __________ if you saw a UFO?

A. do you do               B. will you do               C. would you do         D. did you do

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  1. THANG LONG SECONDARY SCHOOL REVISION FOR THE MID-TERM TEST ENGLISH 8 (School year 2021-2022) I. Topics 1. Unit 7: Pollution 2. Unit 8: English speaking countries 3. Unit 9: Natural disasters II. Vocabulary: Review the vocabularies related to the topics III. Grammar 1. Conditional sentences type 1 (review) 2. Conditional sentences type 2 3. Present tenses (review) 4. Present simple for future 5. Passive voice (review) 6. Past perfect IV. Pronunciation 1. Stress in words ending in -ic and -al 2. Stress in words ending in -ese and -ee 3. Stress in words ending in -logy and -graphy V. Skills 1. Reading for general and specific information about water pollution, an English speaking country and how to prepare for a natural disaster 2. Writing a. Choose the best sentence (A, B, C or D) made from the given cues. b. Choose the sentence (A, B, C or D) that is almost the same in meaning as the sentence given. PRACTICE A. PHONETICS Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions. 1. a. other b. leather c. wealthy d. brother 2. a. untreated b. measure c. pleasure d. bread 3. a. volcano b. violent c. technology d. property 4. a. debate b. excursion c. schedule d. prevent 5. a. affect b. cholera c. aquatic d. dramatic
  2. Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions. 1. a. linguistic b. classical c.phonetic d.romantic 2. a. fantastic b. historic c. comic d. symbolic 3. a. coffee b. Chinese c. payee d. trainee 4. a. engineer b. volunteer c. mountaineer d. reindeer 5. a. physiography b. alternatively c. criminology d. unsuccessfully B. VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions. 1. If the air wasn’t dirty, I ___ so much. A. wouldn’t sneeze B. sneeze C. would sneeze D. to sneeze 2. It can’t be denied that English has become an ___ language of the world. A. national B. international C. cultural D. multicultural 3. After the tornado, a great number of people are made ___. A. shaking B. homeless C. raging D. volcanic 4. The polluted chemical waste was dumped into the ocean; ___, the mass of fish died. A. because B. as C. because of D. consequently 5. Don’t drink that water. It's A. contaminating B. contaminant C. contamination D. contaminated 6. What ___ if you saw a UFO? A. do you do B. will you do C. would you do D. did you do 7. A number of other provinces will declare drought ___ in the coming weeks. A. accident B. emergency C. event D. situation 8. Eating too much sugar can ___ to health problems. A. cause B. lead C. make D. result 9. An English-speaking contest ___ at our school next week. A. was held B. will be held C. will hold D. is held 10. If the weather ___ (not/improve), we ___ (not/have) a picnic. A. wasn’t improve – wouldn’t have B. doesn’t improve – wouldn’t have C. didn’t improve – didn’t have D. doesn’t improve – won’t have Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.
  3. 1. He worked in a noisy environment for a long time, because his hearing became worse. A B C D 2. Researchers haven't found out what has led in the pollution of the river. A B C D 3. The first prize was awarding to the reporter by the board. A B C D 4. In many developing countries, water pollution is usually a leading cause of death if people drink A B C from polluted water resources. D 5. The homeless have taken to a safe place where temporary accommodation will be provided for A B C D them. Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. 1. An enormous amount of money has been wasted on this project. A. very important B. very large C. very limited D. very small 2. We now can find a wide range of ready-cooked food in supermarkets. A. variety B. classification C. small number D. popularity 3. His new work has enjoyed a very good review from critics and readers. A. viewing B. regard C. look D. opinion Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. 1. He decided not to buy the fake watch and wait until he had more money. A. authentic B. expensive C. faulty D. original 2. When having days off, he always helps his wife tidy up the house A. clear up B. sort out C. arrange D. mess up 3. The number of homeless people in this city increased last year. A. stabled B. reduced C. changed D. transferred C. READING Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank space in the following passage. Maple Tree Tree have (1)___ a meaningful role in the (2)___ development of Canada and continue to be of commercial, environmental and aesthetic importance to all
  4. Canadians. Maples contribute valuable wood products, keep the maple sugar (3)___ alive and help to beautify the landscape. Since 1965 the maple leaf (4)___ the most important feature of the National Flag of Canada and the maple tree with the leaves has become the most well-known Canadian (5)___, nationally and internationally. Maple leaf pins and badges are proudly (6)___ by Canadians abroad, and are recognized around the world. (7)___ the maple leaf is closely associated with Canada, the maple tree was never officially recognized (8)___ Canada’s emblem until 1996. 1. A. taken B. given C. done D. played 2. A. history B. historical C. historic D. historian 3. A. industry B. industries C. industrial D. industrially 4. A. was B. have been C. has been D. is 5. A. sign B. symbol C. tree D. leaf 6. A. wear B. wore C. worn D. to be worn 7. A. Because B. So C. But D. Although 8. A. of B. with C. as D. for Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions. How can scientists predict earthquakes? Earthquakes are not scattered anywhere but happen in certain areas. They happen in places where pieces of the earth’s surface meet. For example, earthquakes often occur on the west-coast of North and South America, around the Mediterranean Sea, and along the Pacific coast of Asia. Another way to predict earthquakes is to look for changes in the earth’s surface, like a sudden drop of water level in the ground. Some people say animals can predict earthquakes. Before earthquakes people have seen chickens sitting in trees, fish jumping out of the water, snake leaving their holes and other animals acting strangely. After an earthquake happens, people can die from lack of food, water and medical supplies. The amount of destruction caused by an earthquake depend on types of building, soil conditions and population. Of the 6000 earthquakes on the earth each year, only about fifteen cause great damage and many deaths. 1. Earthquakes happen in certain areas where ___. A. the population is large B. pieces of the earth’s surface meet C. the soil conditions are stable D. many buildings are built 2. Earthquakes often happen along ___. A. the east-coast of North America B. the east-coast of South America C. the Pacific coast of Asia D. the coast of Australia 3. Looking for ___ can help predict earthquakes. A. changes in the earth’s surface B. water beneath the earth’s surface C. drops of water D. water currents 4. After an earthquake, as a result of ___ people may die.
  5. A. lack of food B. lack of friendship C. lack of information D. lack of knowledge 5. The passage mainly discusses ___. A. the damage caused by earthquakes B. how strong earthquakes are C. strange animal behaviors D. how to predict earthquakes D. WRITING Finish the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, beginning with the give words. 1. I'm not you, but I think you should recycle these plastic carrier bags. (if) 2. All flights had to be cancelled as a result of the pilots' sudden strike. (so) 3. Many natural disasters have been caused by global warming. (Global warmning) 4. They will widen the gate to let the cars run into the yard easily. (The gate) 5. A mechanic is going to service my car because yesterday's storm damaged it severely. Make sentences, using the words and phrases provided. You can add some words or make changes. 1. If/ trees/ get/ enough/ water/ sunlight/ grow/ well 2. If/ today /be/ Sunday/ we/ not/ have/ to/ work/ like/ this 3. If/ we/ not/ act/ soon/ lose/ that forest/ five years 4. Julie/ not/ arrive/ after/ I/ leave 5. All/ of/ homework/ do/ by 8PM/ yesterday