Giáo án môn học Tiếng Anh khối 11 - Unit 8: Celebrations

Giáo án môn học Tiếng Anh khối 11 - Unit 8: Celebrations

II. Fill in each blank of the sentences with one word from the box.

preparations decorate celebrate excited popular

wrapped represent influence traditional exchange

1. How do people celebrate New Year in your country?

2. On the first days of Tet, people often visit relatives and friends to exchange New Year wishes.

3. Japanese usually decorate their houses with some small pine trees, which represent constancy and longevity.

4. People believe that what they do on the first day of the year will influence their luck during the whole year.

5. People usually make preparations for Tet severals weeks beforehand.

6. Tet is also the time for children to receive lucky money wrapped in red envelopes.

7. Besides the traditional flowers for Tet such as peach flowers and apricot flowers, the kumquat trees are also popular throughout the country.

8. Children are always excited about the Tet holiday.

III. If appropriate, replace the underlined words or phrases with one or ones. If it's not possible or unlikely, write No after the sentence.

1. I answer most of the questions, but had to miss out some very difficult questions. ones

2. The female violinists in the orchestra outnumber the male violinists by about three to one. ones

3. Traffic is light in most of the city, but there is heavy traffic near the football stadium. No

4. The issue discussed at the meeting was an extremely complicated issue. one

5. If you're making a cup of coffee, could you make a cup of coffee for me? No

6. If you're buying a newspaper from the shop, could you get a newspaper for me? one

7. He used to work for a finance company, but he moved to an insurance company. No

8. 'Was it these earrings you wanted?' 'No, the earrings on the left of those, please?' ones

9. Many people are happy about the new road being built, but there are some angry people, too. No

10. Dave is really good at taking photos of old buildings. There's an excellent photo of a local church in his office. one

11. On one channel was a war film and on the other was a horror film, so I turned the TV off. No

12. ‘Are these your shoes?' 'No, the blue shoes are mine.' ones

13. There are a lot of gloves here. Are these your gloves? No

14. The damage to the car was a problem, of course, but an easily solved problem. one

15. ’I’ll just clean my shoes before we go out.' 'Can you do my shoes, too, please?' No

 

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UNIT 8 	CELEBRATIONS
Fill in each blank of the sentences with one word from the box.
preparations decorate celebrate excited popular
wrapped represent influence traditional exchange
How do people celebrate New Year in your country?
On the first days of Tet, people often visit relatives and friends to exchange New Year wishes.
Japanese usually decorate their houses with some small pine trees, which represent constancy and longevity.
People believe that what they do on the first day of the year will influence their luck during the whole year.
People usually make preparations for Tet severals weeks beforehand.
Tet is also the time for children to receive lucky money wrapped in red envelopes. 
Besides the traditional flowers for Tet such as peach flowers and apricot flowers, the kumquat trees are also popular throughout the country.
Children are always excited about the Tet holiday.
If appropriate, replace the underlined words or phrases with one or ones. If it's not possible or unlikely, write No after the sentence.
I answer most of the questions, but had to miss out some very difficult questions. ones
The female violinists in the orchestra outnumber the male violinists by about three to one. ones
Traffic is light in most of the city, but there is heavy traffic near the football stadium. No
The issue discussed at the meeting was an extremely complicated issue. one
If you're making a cup of coffee, could you make a cup of coffee for me? No
If you're buying a newspaper from the shop, could you get a newspaper for me? one
He used to work for a finance company, but he moved to an insurance company. No
'Was it these earrings you wanted?' 'No, the earrings on the left of those, please?' ones
Many people are happy about the new road being built, but there are some angry people, too. No
Dave is really good at taking photos of old buildings. There's an excellent photo of a local church in his office. one
On one channel was a war film and on the other was a horror film, so I turned the TV off. No
‘Are these your shoes?' 'No, the blue shoes are mine.' ones
There are a lot of gloves here. Are these your gloves? No
The damage to the car was a problem, of course, but an easily solved problem. one
’I’ll just clean my shoes before we go out.' 'Can you do my shoes, too, please?' No
Complete these sentences with someone, something, anyone, anything, no one, nothing, everyone, everything.
We arranged the meeting, but no one came.
Janet Jones is someone I rarely see these days.
She valued friendship more than anything in the world.
I always get to work before anyone else.
While you are making dinner, I'll get on with something else.
Nothing has changed. Everything is the same as it was.
I hope everyone will be comfortable here. We try to make each guest feel at home. 
We don't think there's anything wrong with her reading ability,
Hardly anyone turn up to the meeting.
I am not going to the party because I've got nothing to wear.
I thought I heard someone knocking at the door.
Everyone calls her Maggie, but her real name's Margaret.
The earthquake destroyed everything within a 25-mile radius.
There was complete silence in the room. No one said anything
Sarah was upset about something and refused to talk to anyone
Find the mistakes in these sentences and correct them. 
Has everyone seen Lucy recently? I haven't seen her every day. (anyone)
He didn't want something to do with the arrangements for the party. (anything)
Normally I don't like wearing a scarf, but it was so cold I put it on. (one)
I couldn't fit all the boxes in the car, so I have to leave ones behind and pick it up later. (one)
If anyone calls, tell them I'm not at home. (calls)
There was hardly no one on the beach. It was almost deserted. (anyone)
Sarah is invited to lots of parties and she goes to everyone. (everyone)
Have everybody remembered to bring pen and notebook? (Has)
If anybody wants a ticket for the concert, he can get it from my office. (they)
The material felt softer than everything she had ever touched before. (anything)
Complete the sentences with the correct form or tense of the verbs in brackets. 
I have been trying to sell my car for ages, but nobody wants (want) to buy it.
'The office staff claim (claim) that they have been treated badly by management.
At present, the Managing Director, together with his heads of depart-ment, is preparing (prepare) a new budget.
It's a really quiet at night. Everything shuts (shut) at around
10 o'clock. 
Every letter and parcel is carefully checked (carefully/ check) before posting to make sure it has the correct address. 
A number of refugees have been turned (turn) back at the border recently.
The number of books in the library has risen (rise) to over five million
All the furniture was destroyed (destroy) in the fire two10 days ago
Practically everyone thinks (think) that Phil should be given the job.
One of the reasons I took the job was (be) that I could work from home 
If anybody wants (want) to leave early, they can.
Either the president or his representatives are (be) to attend the meeting. 
It's the first time either of us have/ has been (be) to China, but everyone we've met here has been (be) very welcoming and helpful.
A couple of my friends are going (go) to Honolulu next week,
Someone has forgotten (forget) their umbrella.
Which is correct?
On my last visit to Wixton I found that the village didn’t change/ hadn’t changed much.
The smoke alarm went off when he lit/ was lighting a cigarette underneath it.
My teacher didn't encourage to work/ me to work hard at school.
If Bob wasn't/ hadn't been so lazy, he would pass/ would have passed the exam easily.
If the doctor was called/ had been called earlier, Mary would still be/ would have been alive today. 
If my grandfather is/ was still alive, he will be/ would be a hundred today.
While the children swam/ were swimming, their mother kept/ was keeping a watchful eye on them.
The accident seems to happen/ to have happened at around 1.00 p.m. yesterday.
With a good 0telescope you can see the eagles feed/ feeding their chicks in the nest
I had Beth clean/ to clean her bedroom before I let her go/ going out to play.
The injury stopped him playing/ from playing tennis for 6 months,
The new students hope to include/ to be included in many of the school's social activities.
After I decided to have/ having a garage build/ built next to the house, I hired a carpenter to do/ for doing the work.
It'll be surprising unless Rachel passes/ if Rachel doesn't pass her piano exam.
None of the candidates applying/ applied was accepted,
Fill in each blank with an appropriate preposition.
Children usually are given 'lucky money' at Tet.
Banh Chung, which is made from sticky rice, is one of Tet's special foods.
The New Year is celebrated at night on January 1.
There are usually a lot of party on New Year’s Eve.
Vietnamese people prepare for Tet several weeks beforehand.
We decorated our Christmas tree with a lot of colored and shiny little bells.
Many people go to the pagoda to pray for a happy year.
On the first days of Tet everyone tries to be nice and polite to others.
Lunar New Year usually falls sometime between 19 January and 20 February on the Western calendar.
Both children and adults take part in games and various forms of entertainment.
Write sentence with the cues given.
Christmas Day/ celebrate/ Christians/ as/ day/ Jesus Christ/ bear//
Christmas Day is celebrated by Christians as the day on which Jesus Christ was born.
midnight/ New Year's Eve/ it/ traditional/ people/ sing/ 'Auld Lang Syne'/ wish/ 'Happy New Year//
At midnight on New Year's Eve, it's traditional for people to sing 'Auld Lang Syne' and wish each other 'Happy New Year'.
Children/ look/ Easter Sunday/ because/ they/ give/ chocolate Easter eggs//
Children look forward to Easter Sunday because they are given chocolate Easter eggs.
Halloween/ children/ dress/ witches/ ghosts/ monsters/ go/ house/ house/
ask/ sweets or candy//
On Halloween, children dressed up as witches, ghosts, and monsters go from house to house asking for sweets or candy.
Thanksgiving/ celebrate/ US/ fourth Thursday/ November/ originally/ give thanks/ God/ harvest/ health//
Thanks giving is celebrated in the US on the fourth Thursday in November originally to gIve thanks to God for the harvest and for health.
Valentine's Day/ day/ people/ give/cards/ flowers/ small gifts/ person/ they/ love//
Valentine's Day is the day on which people give cards, flowers, and small gifts to the person they love.
Tet/ time/ Vietnamese people/ celebrate/ beginning/ spring//
Tet is the time when Vietnamese people celebrate the beginning of the spring. 
Children! especially/ happy/ Mooncake Festival/ as/ they/ have/ lots/ fun/ their lit lanterns/ night//
Children are especially happy on the Mooncake Festival as they have lots offun with their lit lanterns at night.
UNIT 8 	TEST 1
PRONUNCIATION
Choose the word that has the underlined part pronounced differently from that of the others.
a. country 	b. lunar 	c. luck 	d. plum
a. special 	b. breath 	c. peach 	d. pleasure
a. sugar 	b. such 	c. spring 	d. similar
a. exchange 	b. children 	c. peach 	d. machine
a. shrine 	b. ripe 	c. agrarian 	d. polite
LANGUAGE FOCUS
Choose the one word or phrase -a, b, c, or d- that best completes the sentences or substitutes for the underlined part.
Family members who live apart try to get together ______ Tet.
a. in 	b. at 	c. on 	d. during
Most towns put ______ a Christmas tree, a fir tree decorated with colored lights, shiny balls, tinsel and bows.
a. on 	b. in 	c. with 	d. up
On Christmas Eve children go to bed full ______ excitement.
a. of 	b. with 	c. up 	d. in
Agrarian people depend on the lunar calendar to prepare for their crops.
a. gardeners 	b. planters 	c. farmers 	d. highlanders
There is a ______ mood everywhere on New Year's Day.
a. popular 	b. good 	c. optimistic 	d. festive
In Britain and America, it is ______ for everybody to sing 'Auld Lang Syne' on New Year's Eve.
a. tradition 	b. traditional 	c. traditionally 	d. traditionalism
Children are always ______ about Tet holiday.
a. excited 	b. interested 	c. keen 	d. concerned
I shook hands and ______ a few words with the manager.
a. uttered 	b. expressed 	c. exchanged 	d. converted
Jane is a very sociable girl. She likes parties and ______.
a. rituals 	b. ceremonies 	c. traditions 	d. celebrations
Shopping malls are decorated for Christmas from September, ______ most people do not do their Christmas shopping until December.
a. though 	b. because 	c. so 	d. so that
Choose the one word or phrase -a, b, c, or d- that best completes the sentences.
The number of students who knew the answer to the last question on the exam ______ very low.
a. were 	b. was 	c. have been 	d. has been
______ waiting to hear the results.
a. Everyone was 	b. All was 	c. Ever ... ast night, but I was too tired
a. I couldn't study last night because I was very tired.
b. I studied last night, so I was very tired.
c. I tried to study last night but I felt bored.
d. I didn't study last night because I felt very bored.
The doctor said, 'You really ought to rest for a few days, Jasmine.'
a. Jasmine's doctor insisted that she should rest for a few days.
b. The doctor suggested that Jasmine should take a short rest.
c. The doctor strongly advised Jasmine to take a few days’ rest.
d. It is the doctor's recommendation that Jasmine rested shortly.
The sooner he stops smoking, the better he'll feel.
a. As soon as he feels better, he'll try to stop smoking.
b. When he stops smoking, he'll begin to feel better.
c. He feels so much better since he stopped smoking.
d. Though he feels better, he still smokes.
The coffee was not strong. It didn't keep us awake.
a. The coffee was very strong, but it couldn't keep us awake.
b. The coffee was so strong that we couldn't sleep.
c. The coffee was not strong enough to keep us awake.
d. We was kept awake because the coffee was strong.
UNIT 8	TEST2
PRONUNCIATION
Choose the word that has main stress placed differently from the others.
a. celebrate 	b. decorate 	c. entertain 	d. influence
a. polite 	b. popular 	c. pagoda 	d. agrarian
a. longevity 	b. calendar 	c. parade 	d. occasion
a. represent 	b. exchange 	c. receiving 	d. prepare
a. constancy 	b. festival 	c. activity	d. comment
LANGUAGEFOCUS
Choose the one word or phrase - a, b, c, or d - that best completes the sentences or substitutes for the underlined part.
Before Tet, supermarkets and shops are full _______ goods.
a. of 	b. with 	c. in 	d. for
On the first -day of Tet, children _______ their new clothes and make New Year's wishes to their parents.
a. take on 	b. pick on 	c. put on 	d. try on
People believed that what they do on the first day of the year will _______ their luck during the whole year.
a. control 	b. influence 	c. exchange 	d. result
I looked everywhere but I couldn't find _______ at all.
a. no one 	b. anyone 	c. someone 	d. somebody
Tet is really a time of fun and _______ throughout the country.
a. holidays 	b. celebrations 	c. preparations 	d. festivals
The whole family usually tries to get together at Christmas.
a. contact 	b. gather 	c. relate 	d. communicate
In Britain Christmas dinner usually _______ turkey, Christmas pudding and brandy butter.
a. brings on 	b. serves with 	c. consists of 	d. puts up
We wish you both- health and longevity.
a. long life 	b. happy life 	c. easy life 	d. exciting life
Vietnamese people usually make _______ for Tet several weeks beforehand.
a. preparing 	b. preparation 	c. preparatory 	d. preparations
She has as good chance as _______ of winning the race. 
a. someone 	b. anyone 	c. everyone 	d. no one
Choose the one word or phrase - a, b, c, or d - that best completes the sentences.
Nobody was late for the meeting last night, _______?
a. wasn't he 	b. weren't they 	c. were they 	d. was he
No girl should have to wear school uniform, because it _______ like a sack of potatoes.
a. makes them look 	b. makes her look
c. makes them to look 	d. makes her to look
I phoned Sarah at home, but _______.
a. there were no answers 	b. there were no answer
c. there was no answers 	d. there was no answer
_______ thinks that Phil should be given the job.
a. A number of people 	b. Neither of us 
c. Most of us 	d. The majority of people
Neither Jane nor her brothers _______ a consent form for tomorrow's field trip.
a. need 	b. needs 	c. is needing 	d. has need
My cousin who I used to visit every summer _______ from America on Saturday.
a. arriving 	b. is arriving 	c. has arrived 	d. is going
The holiday nowadays is not as long as it _______.
a. is used to be b. was used to be c. used to be d. is used to being
If I were you, _______ and tell her you're going to be late.
a. I phone 	b. I'll phone 	c. I'd phone 	d. I'd have phoned
Let the boy _______ it himself before you offer to help.
a. try 	b. to try 	c. trying 	d. will try
When someone _______ you a present, it is a custom to give them in return.
a. give 	b. gives 	c. will give 	d. has given
Identify the one underlined word or phrase -A, B, C or D- that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.
Most of the trees in our garden are less than 10 years old but ones are
 A B C (some)
much older than that.
 D
My shoes were so uncomfortable that I had to go out and buy new one.
 A B C (ones) D
Mrs. Stevens, along with her cousins from New Mexico, are planning
 A B C (is)
to attend the festivities.
 D
Eric and his sister won first prize for the most elaborate customs they
 A B (costumes)
had worn to the Halloween party.
 C D
Each of the students in the accounting class has to type their own
 A B (his/ her) C D
research paper this semester.
READING
Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C or D) that best fits the blank space in the following passage.
SPRING FESTIVALS
From (31) _______ times people have celebrated the end of winter and the new life that spring brings. One of the most important Christian festivals is Easter, (32) _______ Christians remember the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Easter, however, is not the (33) _______ spring festival. In Sweden, people celebrate the end of the winter by making (34) _______ bonfires. Fire also plays an important part in the Hindu festival of Holi. In some villages children are (35) _______ round bonfires by their mothers to protect them (36) _______ danger in the coming year. Buddhists in Thailand soak (37) _______ in water when celebrating their New Year, which (38) _______ in the middle of April. In Antigua in Guatemala they carpet the streets with flowers. Chinese spring parades are (39) _______ colourful, but (40) _______ flowers they have large dragon puppets which dance in the streets.
a. earliest 	b. latest 	c. previous 	d. old
a. which 	b. when 	c. because 	d. by then
a. single 	b. one 	c. only 	d. lonely
a. giant 	b. tremedous 	c. extreme 	d. huge
a. gone 	b. carried 	c. brought 	d. run
a. in 	b. out of 	c. against 	d. from
a. through 	b. one other 	c. each other 	d. mutually
a. falls 	b. appears	c. happens 	d. occurs
a. the same 	b. as 	c. not less 	d. equally
a. instead of 	b. on behalf of	c. in spite of 	d. place of
Read the passage carefully then choose the correct answers.
In Viet Nam, there is great excitement built up well before Tet Nguyen Dan. First, every family organizes a trip to the cemetery to visit the graves of their ancestor. After that, to create an air of prosperity, wealth and fun for the first three days of the Lunar New Year, people are kept busy cooking traditional foods, buying gifts, and making other preparations. Certain items deemed to be bought or made are banh chung, dried watermelon seeds, tea, dried sausages, fruit (fresh and candied), ornamental plants and flowers. Red and yellow flowers are ideal as they make the house more welcoming. On the New Year's days, only good comments and wishes can be expressed. Children receive their Ii xi (or red envelopes with lucky money inside). People make a visit to family members, neighbors, and close friends. And people who live apart from their family try to get together on these days. Clearly enough, games and various forms of entertainment are staged and these often last a week. Varying traditional specialties including wrestling, buffalo fighting, dragon or unicorn dancing take place in different regions.
Before Tet, people usually _________.
a. are very busy with the preparations
b. have great excitement and fun
c. rebuild their ancestral graves
d. spend time on traveling
Which of the following, according to the passage, is not usually eaten during Tet?
a. candied ginger 	b. sausages 	c. watermelon 	d. beef stew
Why are red and yellow flowers popular in decorating the house at Tet?
a. Because they are friendly and pleasant:
b. Because they make the house look comfortable to be in.
c. Because they represent good luck.
d. Because they are attractive and cheap.
On the New Year's days, _________.
a. people are busy cooking traditional foods
b. everybody receives their 'lucky money'
c. only good comments can be made
d. houses are cleaned and decorated with trees and flowers
Which of the following is not mentioned in the passage?
a. Tet is period of concord and hope. 
b. Tet is a sort of bond that ties the living and the' dead.
c. Tet is a great season of joy and of entertainment.
d. Tet is an occasion for a family reunion.
WRITING
From the four words or phrases -a, b, c or d- choose the one that best completes the sentence.
Especially important to many people _________.
a. there is legislation against pollution b. is legislation against pollution
c. it is legislation against pollution 	 d. legislation against pollution is
According to some educators, the goal of teaching is to help students learn what _________ to know to live a well-adjusted and successful life.
a. do they need 	b. they need
c. they are needed 	d. as they may need.
Mike hasn't begun working on his Ph.D. _________ working on his master's.
a. still because he is yet 	b. yet as a result he is still
c. yet because he is still 	d. still while he is already
_________ is extremely dangerous.
a. At very high speeds driving cars 	b. Cars at very high speeds driving
c. Cars driving at very high speeds d. Driving cars at very high speeds
Not until the seventeenth century _______ to measure the speed of light. 
a. anyone did even attempt 	b. did anyone even attempt
c. even did anyone attempt 	d. did even attempt anyone
Choose the sentence - a, b, c or d - which is closest in meaning to the sentence printed before.
No one else must know this.
a. You are not advised to know this.
b. Everyone else must be silent.
c. This must be kept secret.
d. You should let every one else know this.
' Would you like some coffee? Peter asked me.
a. Peter offered to give me some coffee.
b. peter asked me if I liked coffee.
c. Peter asked me to make him a cup of coffee.
d. Peter suggested having coffee.
We could have seen the movie if the tickets had not been so expensive.
a. We wanted to see the movie, but the tickets were sold out.
b. We couldn't afford the tickets to see the movie.
c. We saw the movie even though the tickets were expensive.
d. The tickets were inexpensive, so we saw the movie.
There was very little response to the charity appeal.
a. Nobody responded to the charity appeal.
b. Everybody seemed to appeal to the charity.
c. They raised a lot of money from the charity appeal.
d. Very little money was raised by the charity appeal.
He talked about nothing except the weather.
a. His sole topic of conversation was the weather.
b. He had nothing to say about the weather.
c. He talked about everything but the weather.
d. He said he had not interested in the weather.

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