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IX)-Make sentences about folk dances of the Xa Pho ethnic group in Sa Pa, using the words and phrases given. You can add some words and make changes.

IX)-Make sentences about folk dances of the Xa Pho ethnic group in Sa Pa, using the words and phrases given. You can add some words and make changes.

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Men and women/ separate dances/ and/ seldom/ dance together.
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UNIT 5: FESTIVALS IN VIET NAM
A. PHONETICES
I)-Complete the table with appropriate nouns, and then put the nouns in the tablet in
the correct column your their stress pattern.
Verbs

Nouns

Verbs

Nouns

1.

concentrate

16.

organize

2.

compose

17.

compare

3.

consider

18.

attend

4.

construct

19.

recognize

5.

coordinate

20.

animate

6.

depress

21.

consume

7.

donate

22.

explode

8.

erect

23.

discuss

9.

found

24.

celebrate

10.

locate

25.

educate

11.

apply

26.

commemorate

12.

generate

27.

invade

13.

oblige

28.

preserve

14.

reflect

29.

recommend

15.

converse

30.

present

Stress on 2nd syllable

Stress on 3rd syllable

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II)-Choose the word which has a different stress pattern from
the others.
1. A. concentration B. composition
2. A. coordination B. depression
3. A. foundation
B. location
4. A. affection
B. recognition
5. A. consumption B. explosion
6. A. magician
B. historian
7. A. librarian
B. physician
8. A. civilian
B. grammarian
B. VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR

C.
C.
C.
C.
C.
C.
C.
C.

consideration
donation
organization
contribution
technician
musician
Brazilian
politician

D.
D.
D.
D.
D.
D.
D.
D.

conversation
erection
performance
animation
mathematician
vegetarian
Indonesian
Shakespearian

I)-Fill in each blank with one suitable subordinate from the box
and

but

so

when

while

because

although

moreover

International Kite Festival in Vung Tau
Vung Tau has become a familiar tourist destination to make people (1)________ it
has its own beautiful beaches and mountains. (2)_______, Vung Tau even has more to
offer. International Kite Festival in Vung Tau, first held in 2009, is the biggest kite festival
in Vietnam. (3)____________ the festival is still new, it has attracted kite artisans all
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around the world such as France, Australia, the UK, US, Cambodia, Malaysia, the
Philippines, etc.
The festival may take place in various tourist sites, (4)____________ the events
are in the same order. (5)____________ you come to Vung Tau during the first days of
summer, you can enjoy the colourful sky with kites from skillful hands of artisans
around the world. (6)__________ kites from other countries are in different styles, Viet
Nam showed up kites of Hue royal style in shape of a phoenix or a dragon. In 2009, the
clubs from Hue had tradition (7)______________ most diversified kites, (8)_________
they were awarded special prizes.
II)-Choose the best answer A, B, C or D to complete the
sentences.
1. The extended family arranged marriage, _________ individuals were
consulted on the choice of their mate.
A. so
B. and
C. yet
D. otherwise
2. ________ the first footer has a good reputation and success, the family
believes that they will receive luck and good fortune throughout the year.
A. If
B. When
C. Because
D. Moreover
3. Parents usually buy new clothes and shoes for their children a month before
the New Year; __________, children cannot wear their clothes until the first
day of the New Year and onward.
A. moreover
B. although
C. otherwise
D. however
4. The left hand is customarily used for cleaning, _______ Indian people never
eat with their left hands.
A. so
B. but
C. however
D. therefore
5. The yellow apricot blossoms are often see in Southern Vietnam, _________,
the pink peach blossoms are known as the primary flower in every home in
the North.
A. moreover
B. however
C. therefore
D. yet
6. _________ children have performed a certain greeting before receiving
lucky money, adults return good advice, encouraging children to keep up
with the schoolwork, and obeying their parents.
A. Although
B. If
C. When
D. However
7. ___________ the Vietnamese believe in fate in marriage, they also think
that marriage arrangement plays some role in activating a positive or
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negative fate.
A. Even though B. However
C. Therefore
D. Yet
8. ___________ the Chinese greet other people, they have the custom of
bowling, folding their hands on chest.
A. Because
B. Although
C. When
D. However
III)-Fill in the blanks with the correct verbs from the box.
Maybe some questions can have more than one answer.
honour

perform

commemorate

celebrate

worship

symbolizes

pray

hold

1. On New Year’s Eve, in front up the altar, people ___________ for health and luck
in the New Year.
2. Mid-Autumn Festival is held on 15th day of the eight lunar month to _________
the biggest full moon in the year.
3. To express their gratitude, villagers from Le Mat village built a temple to
_______________ the man who saved the princess and made their region
wealthy as well as adding catching snakes to the career.
4. To ___________ the event when An Duong Vuong started moving into the
citadel, residents of 12 hamlets belonging to Co Loa held Co Loa Citadel Festival
within a 10-day period.
5. “Che Troi Nuoc, a special dessert consisting of a sweet soup with round balls
made from rice and sugar sauce, ____________ reunion.
6. Ba Na villagers __________ the Village Land Praying Ceremony in preparation for
the new crop or before moving to new land.
7. During the Trung Sisters Temple Festival, villagers __________ folk games and
artistic events, such as dragon and lion dancing, cheo singing, wrestling
competition, swinging, etc.
8. Taking place on the third lunar month in Truong Yen Commune, Ninh Binh
Province, Hoa Lu Festival is celebrated to _____________ the Kings Dinh Tien
Hoang and Le Dai Hanh.
IV)-Match the festivals in column A with their description in
column B, writing the answer in each blank.
Answer
________

A
1.

Saint

B
A.

This is held in Meo Vac District, Ha Giang on April
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Giong
Festival

________

2. Co Loa
Citadel
Festival

B.

________

3. Bai Dinh
Pagoda
Festival

C.

________

4. Khau Vai
Love
Market
Festival

D.

________

5. Oc Om Boc
Festival

E.

24 to 26. It is a popular meeting place for ethnic
groups, and particularly for those people in love.
Festival goers will have the chance to enjoy horse
fighting , cultural performance and folk games,
including drum dancing of the Giay ethnic group.
This festival is the perfect start for religious journey
towards the imperial capital Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh
province. It offers incense to Buddha,
commemorates Saint Nguyen Minh Khong, and God
Cao Son.
This festival is held in Phu Dong Temple where Saint
Giong was born and Soc Temple where he ascended
to heaven. It commemorates Saint Giong, hoping for
abundant harvests and happy lives.
This festival is celebrated to thank the Moon God for
bringing good crops, abundant fish in the river and
maintain the health of all villagers. The most
colourful event of this festivals is the flying of paper
lanterns and placing banana tree ferries attached
with lights in the river.
This is a festival to commemorate the event when An
Duong Vuong started moving into the citadel.
Residents of 12 hamlets belonging to Co Loa as well
as 7 other communes around the region held Co Loa
Citadel Festival within 10-day period – from the 6th to
16th day of the first Lunar month.

C. SPEAKING
I)-Rearrange the sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation, writing the
number (1-10) in each blank. The first (0) has been done for you.
1 Mai: Hi, everyone. he first term is coming to an end, and we have some days off.
Let’s go somewhere.
______ A. Mai: It takes only one and half hours to travel there by coach. It is located 60
kilometers southwest from Ha Noi.
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