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VIII)-Rearrange the sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation, writing the letter (A-J) in each blank. Then practise it with your classmate.

VIII)-Rearrange the sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation, writing the letter (A-J) in each blank. Then practise it with your classmate.

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54. _________G. Nick: I think so. Technology has brought about a revolution in the
modern world.
55. _________H. Nick: In my opinion, we have to use technology in a good way in order
to progress and lead a healthy life.
56. _________I. Nick: Besides transportation, we have made progress in medicine, too.
Almost all our organs can be transplanted, such as heart, liver, kidney, lungs, and so on.
57. _________ J. Nick: Young people spend too much time online with social networks.
IX)-Read the article and then decide whether the statements
are true (T) or false (F).
Global Positioning Systems
If you've ever said, “I wish I knew where I was going” or “If only there were some
ways to find this address,” then it may be time to consider buying yourself a Global
Positioning Systems, or GPS.
Let's look at some of the uses of GPS device. Maybe you travel a lot by car and
cannot look at a paper map to find your way around. There is a GPS for cars that speaks
to you and tells you exactly how to get to your destination. Maybe you're a golfer who
has lost his golf ball and you need to find it on the field. There's a GPS for this. You're
runner and want to track your speed, distance, and the courses you run. Well, there’s a
GPS for this, too.
What kinds of GPS devices are there? Well, GPS devices come in all kinds of
shapes and sizes, and are available in a variety of prices. Some are small and can fit into
a pocket, and others are waterproof. And for people who don’t like to carry anything
extra with them, GPS systems are also available on smart phones.
T

F

58. GPS is used to find out where you are going.





59. GPS cannot replace a paper map.





60. GPS can tell you how to get to a place while you are driving.





61. A GPS device can look for a small moving item.





62. A GPS device can track your speed, distance but not the directions
you run.





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63. GPS devices can be in all kinds of shapes and sizes.





64. You cannot use a GPS device in water.





65. There are also GPS devices for smart phones.





X)-Read the passage carefully, and then answer the questions
below.
Tran Dai Nghia (1913-1997) - The Buddha of Guns
Professor, Academician Tran Dai Nghia is a heroic Scientist of Vietnamese
intellectuals. In 1935, the young man Pham Quang Le, his real name, had a scholarship
to study in France. He tried to take 6 college degrees and certificates of the most
famous universities of France. Unlike the others, Pham Quang Le had a clear purpose
when studying abroad. He studied the science of making weapons to serve the
country's independence.
The meeting between him and President Ho Chi Minh in Paris in 1946 changed
the life of Pham Quang Le. In 1946, under the requirements of the French war, he was
assigned as Head of Military Department by Uncle Ho with the responsibility of
researching, manufacturing weapons for our soldiers to fight the enemy. Uncle Ho said,
“This is the good thing. So from now on your name is Tran Dai Nghia...”
In difficult conditions, Professor Tran Dai Nghia and his comrades made
successfully bazookas, recoilless canons (SKZ), and flying bombs. In praise of the success
of bazookas, when General Vo Nguyen Giap saw Mr. Tran Dai Nghia as a gentle and
quiet engineer. General called him “The Buddha of guns”.
In short, Professor Tran Dai Nghia contributed his entire life for the country, for
the people.
66. What was the purpose of his study when studying abroad?
______________________________________________________________________
67. What did Pham Quang Le try to study when he was in France?
______________________________________________________________________
68. Why did Uncle Ho change his name?
______________________________________________________________________
69. Why did General Vo Nguyen Giap call him “The Buddha of guns”?
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70. What was one of his great achievements?
______________________________________________________________________
XI)-Use the prompts given to make sentences about Tim
Berners-Lee.
71. Tim Berners-Lee/ born/ England.
______________________________________________________________________
72. go to school/ London.
______________________________________________________________________
73. when/ 18/ go to Oxford University.
______________________________________________________________________
74. at university/ become/ interested in computers.
______________________________________________________________________
75. Oxford/ make/ his first computer/ a television.
______________________________________________________________________
76. graduate/ 1976.
______________________________________________________________________
77. get a job/ computer company/ England.
______________________________________________________________________
78. 1989/ work/ software engineer at CERN/ large physics laboratory/ Switzerland.
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
79. scientists/ come/ all over/ world/ and/ have difficulty/ share/ information.
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
80. he/ think/ see a way/ solve/ problem/ millions of computers/ connected together/
the Net.
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______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________

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UNIT 12: LIFE ON OTHER
PLANETS
A. PHONETICES
I)-Write the words from the box in the correct part of the table, according to the
stress.
powerful

painful

expressionless

skillful

fearless

spotless

wonderful

harmful

thoughtful

cloudless

directionless

disgraceful

bottomless

delightful

leaderless

breathless

successful

tasteless

faithful

effortless

motionless

respectful

uneventful

resourceful

effortless

Oo

_________________________________________________________
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_________________________________________________________

Ooo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________

oOo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________

oOoo

_________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________

ooOo

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I)-Complete the sentences, using the suffix -ful or -less with
the words given in brackets. Practise saying the
sentences.
1. The man does not take care. He is ___________. (care)
2. The picture has many colours. It is very____________. (colour)
3. We enjoyed the party. It was very _____________. (joy)
4. She did not show any fear. She was ______________. (fear)
5. The pan is very hot. She must be ______________. (care)
6. He does not have any friends. He is ____________. (friend)
7. He always has a big smile. He is always __________. (cheer)
8. Now she is very tired, because she spent a ___________night. (rest)
9. That old man has a bad memory. He is ____________. (forget)
10. He does not care about his actions. He is often _____________. (thought)
11. We have made a lot of progress this school year. We have had another
_____________ year. (success)
12. You should throw this pen away. It is ____________. (use)
B. VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR
I)-Match a word/ phrase in column A with its definition in column B, writing the
answer in each blank.
Answer

A

B

______ 1. alien (n)

A. a large body in space that moves around the sun

______

2. spaceship (n)

B. Unidentified Flying Object

______

3. solar system (n)

C. having no weight, especially when travelling in
space

______

4. galaxy (n)

D. a creature that comes from another planet

______

5. UFO

E. a large group of stars and planets in outer space

______

6. planet (n)

F. a vehicle in which people can travel in space

______

7. orbit

G. a person who travels in a spaceship
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______

8. satellite (n)

H. the sun and the planets that move around it

______

9. astronaut (n)

I. a man-made object that has been sent into space
and that moves around a planet

______

10.weightless (adj) J. the path taken by something (a planet, a satellite,
etc.) going round something else in space

II)-Fill in each blank of the passage with the correct word from
the box.
ocean

life

clouds

system

difference

conditions

kind

atmosphere

Can there be Life in the Environment of Titan?
Titan is Saturn’s largest moon and the second largest in the solar (1)
____________ (after Ganymede of Jupiter). It is the only moon in the solar system with
clouds and a dense, planet-like (2) _____________. Scientists believe that (3)
_________on Titan are similar to Earth's early years. The main (4) ___________is that,
because it is closer to the sun, Earth has always been warmer. Titan's atmosphere is
very cold, from -200 degrees to -179 degrees Celsius!
In the atmosphere there are layers of (5) ___________composed of complex
molecules such as methane. There also may be an (6) ____________of methane, or
perhaps a liquid water layer inside the moon. This type of environment, except for the
cold, is the (7) ___________of environment in which scientists think (8)
__________began.
III)-Complete the conversation, using the words or phrases
given.
had masks on their faces

came out

came up to me

wanted to run away
opened

Tony: Guess what just happened?
Sally: What?
Tony: I was walking down Ashley Road when I saw two lights. They were on a huge
silver thing that was blocking the street. Then a door (1) ___________ and lot of men
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