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V)-Rearrange the sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation, writing the letter (A-J) in each blank. The first (0) has been done for you.

V)-Rearrange the sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation, writing the letter (A-J) in each blank. The first (0) has been done for you.

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civilization, the problem of water pollution is (46)_______day by day. The (47)_______
sources of water pollution are domestic wastes, agricultural wastes, sewage disposal,
industrial wastes, radioactive wastes and oil leakages.
All the Indian rivers, including the holy river Ganga, have become highly polluted
today. However, the Ganga Action Plan to control its water from pollution has not been
proved (48)_______ .The (49)________ of water pollution is widespread. It causes
many severe water-borne diseases.
According to WHO, 21 per cent of all (50)________ diseases in India are waterborne diseases. Oil is the main pollutant of the sea water. Huge tankers often dump oil
into the sea. This act of dumping (51)________kills sea plants and animals.
44.
45.
46.
47.
48.
49.
50.

A.
A.
A.
A.
A.
A.
A.

harm
At
increase
most
success
effect
communicate

B.
B.
B.
B.
B.
B.
B.

harmful
Of
increasing
more
successful
effects
communicative

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

harmless
In
increased
major
unsuccessful
affect
communicabl
e
51. A. poisons
B. poisonous
C. poisoning
VII)-Fill in each blank in the following passage
suitable word.

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

unharmed
With
to increase
hard
succeeded
affects
communicatio
n
D. poisoned
with ONE

In the first 20 years of the 20th century, English medium education became
popular for all groups in Singapore. By the 1950s nearly all children went to school, and
the majority were educated in (52)___________.
Since Singapore became an independent Republic in 1965, the (53)________ of
English has increased still further. For many Singaporeans, English is the (54)
_________language. Many families (55)________ English at home and it is one of the
(56)__________ languages learnt by about half of the current pre-school
(57)____________.
Over half of the population born since 1965 is (58) ________ speakers of English,
and the proportion of this group is still (59)____________.

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VIII)-Read the text, and do the tasks that follow.
Earthquakes
Earthquakes are among the deadliest natural disasters, causing the largest
numbers of casualties, the highest death tolls, and the greatest destruction. In 1556 in
China, the deadliest earthquake in history killed 830,000 people. But many other
earthquakes have caused the deaths of more than 100,000 people, and it is not
unusual, even in modern times, for an earthquake death toll to reach 20,000 to 30,000
people with hundreds of thousands left homeless and with countless injured. The
floodwaters of the 2004 tsunami in Sumatra, which killed over 200,000 people, were
caused by a catastrophic earthquake.
Task 1: Match a word in column A with its definition in column B, writing the answer
in each blank.
Answer

A

B

________

60. deadly (adj)

A. a person killed in a war or disaster

________

61. casualty (n)

B. very many

________

62. (death) toll (n)

C. causing great damage

________

63. countless (adj)

D. causing death

________

64. catastrophic (adj)

E. the number of people who were killed by
something.

Task 2: Decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F).
T

F

65. Earthquakes are one of the deadliest natural disasters.





66. In modern times, the number of deaths caused by an earthquake is
limited.





67. China is the country with the deadliest earthquake in history.





68. Earthquakes cause lots of death toll, homelessness and injuries.





69. Earthquakes do not cause tsunamis at all.





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IX)-Read the passage carefully, and then answer the questions
below.
Super Typhoon Haiyan
Super Typhoon Haiyan is one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed. It
ripped through the Philippines, and the destruction across the islands was disastrous
and widespread. Houses and buildings were leveled by the storm's powerful winds.
Trees fell down and neighborhoods were under flood water. One CNN reporter, upon
seeing the hard-hit city of Tacloban, said: “It is like a tsunami has hit here.” About 9.5
million people have been affected by the typhoon. Typhoon Haiyan weakened to a
tropical storm, but at least five people died in Vietnam when Haiyan hit the country.
Recovery from the monster typhoon, locally known as Yolanda, would be long and
difficult.
70.What is Super Typhoon Haiyan considered?
_________________________________________________________________
71. What is another name for Typhoon Haiyan?
_________________________________________________________________
72. How was the destruction in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan?
_________________________________________________________________
73. How many people have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan?
_________________________________________________________________
74. How many people in Viet Nam died when the typhoon hit the country?
_________________________________________________________________
75. How was the recovery from the typhoon?
_________________________________________________________________
X)-Write the sentences describing the National Cherry
Blossom Festival in Washington. DC, based on the calendar
of events. You may use the verbs like include, enjoy, offer,
take part in, watch, see..
The National Cherry Blossom Festival calendar of events.
Festival
Opening
Ceremony

Date
Saturday,
March 21

Activity
a variety of live entertainment including the
AUN-J Classic Orchestra, pop singer Misato
Watanabe, jazz and classical pianist Miami
Morita and singer/song writer Deborah Bond
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Blossom Kite
Festival

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Saturday,
March 28

kite flying competition, special demonstrations
and kite making for children.

Southwest
Saturday,
Waterfront
April 14
Fireworks Festival

practical activities, musical entertainment, food
and drink

National Cherry
Blossom Festival
Parade

Saturday,
April 11

marching bands, dance troupes, giant helium
balloons and special celebrity guests

Sakura Matsuri –
Japanese Street
Festival

Saturday,
April 11

arts, crafts, demonstrations, live entertainment,
food and drink

76. The Opening Ceremony on Saturday, March 21 includes __________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
77. _________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
78. _________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
79. _________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
80. _________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________

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UNIT 10: COMMUNICATION
A. PHONETICES
I)-Write the words from the box in the correct part of the table, according to the
stress pattern.
purity

continuity

inactivity

longevity

mentality

density

gravity

capability

clarity

facility

hospitality

nationality

similarity

priority

authority

relativity

visibility

generosity

majority

minority

fatality

curiosity

opportunity

quality

quantity

reality

community

university

possibility

security

additive

appositive

insensitive

positive

infinitive

primitive

inquisitive

repetitive

transitive

definitive

acquisitive

genitive

Ooo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________

oOoo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________

ooOoo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________
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_________________________________________________________
II)-Fill the gaps with the words in Exercise I, and practice saying the sentences.
1. That city has a high population________________.
2. We should know how to use the _______________ features within Skype.
3. Skype can be a wonderful _____________ to expand learning situations through
voice, text and video sessions.
4. A social network helps people find and connect with their ____________.
5. I think “Likes” and nice comments on Facebook are ____________ feedback.
6. You should take _______________ for your own safety when you take part in
social networks.
B. VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR
I)-Match the emoticon and abbreviation in column A with the phrase with the same
meaning in column B. Write the answer in each blank.
Answer

A

B

______

9.

A. Let me know.

______

1. LOL

B. I’m smiling

______

2. IMHO

C. Are you okay?

______

3. 

D. Laughing out loud

______

4. GR8 2 C U

E. By the way

______

5. BTW

F. In my humble opinion

______

6. LMK

G. See you later

______

7. C U L8R

H. Greet to see you.

______

8. R U OK?

I. I’m not happy.

II)-Complete the sentences with the verbs given in the table.
leave

make

post

send

take

1. Just a minute – I need to ________________ a quick phone call.
2.
3.
4.
5.

If I’m not at home, you can ______________ message with my dad.
You look very funny. Just a minute, I’m going to ____________ a photo of you.
I’m just going out to ______________ an important letter.
It’s Mai’s birthday on Sunday. Don’t forget to _____________ her a card.
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III)-Match the verbs in column A with the nouns in column B to make meaningful
phrases, and write the answer in each blank.
Answer

A

B

______

1. express

A. eye contact

______

2. achieve

B. a message

______

3. hold

C. your head

______

4. impress

D. a question

______

5. make

E. an opinion

______

6. nod

F. a rule

______

7. send

G. a result

______

8. ask

H. an answer

______

9. follow

I. a conversation

______

10.give

J. other people

IV)-Ways of communicating
A/-What can you see in the photos? Which phrases in the table do you connect with
each item?
take/ send a photo

write a letter

make a phone call

write a note

post a letter/ card

send/ receive an e-mail

send a card

leave a message

send/ get a text message

go on the Internet

check your messages

call someone

Picture a:______________________________________________________________
Picture b:______________________________________________________________
Picture c:______________________________________________________________
Picture d:______________________________________________________________
Picture e:______________________________________________________________
Picture f: ______________________________________________________________
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