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Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH 

Thời gian thi: 180 phút (không kể thời gian giao đề) 

Ngày thi: 30/08/2022 

Đề thi có 11 trang 

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Bài nghe gồm 4 phần; mỗi phần được nghe 2 lần, mỗi lần cách nhau 05 giây; mở đầu và kết thúc mỗi phần nghe  có tín hiệu. 

Mở đầu và kết thúc bài nghe có tín hiệu nhạc. Thí sinh có 02 phút để hoàn chỉnh bài trước tín hiệu nhạc kết thúc  bài nghe. 

Mọi hướng dẫn cho thí sinh (bằng tiếng Anh) đã có trong bài nghe. 


PART 1. You will hear a group of art history students going round an art gallery with their teacher. For  questions 1-5, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear. ( 10 points) 1 Burne-Jones believed that a painting  

A. ought to be true to nature. B. must have a clear moral point.  C. should play an instructive role in a modern industrial society. D. need not have any practical value.  2 It appears that the story of the King and the Beggar Maid was  

A. a well-known Victorian tale. B. popularized by a poet.  C. brought to the artist's attention by his wife. D. taken up by novelists at a later stage.  3 According to the student, how did the painter approach the work?  

A. He wanted to portray the beggar very realistically.  

B. He copied parts of the painting from an Italian masterpiece.  

C. He had certain items in the painting made for him.  

D. He wanted to decorate the clothing with jewels.  

4 The student thinks that in some way the painting depicts  

A. an uncharacteristically personal message. B. the great sadness of the artist.  C. the artist's inability to return the girl's love. D. the fulfilment of the artist's hopes and dreams.  5 What was people's reaction to the painting?  

A. They recognized Frances Graham as the model for the Beggar Maid.  

B. They realized how personal the painting was for the artist.  

C. They interpreted the painting without difficulty.  

D. They did not approve of the subject matter of the painting. 

PART 2: You are going to hear a writer called Peter Watkins being interviewed by the programme  presenter, Sue Manchester. He is talking about his book, which discusses the behaviour of animals  and birds in relation to the weather. For questions 1-5 decide whether these statements are True or  False. ( 10 points) 

1. Peter says that nowadays people are less interested in sayings than in previous times.  2. Peter believes that there is a logical explanation for why certain birds change their habits.  3. Sue concludes that the rain goose's behaviour is surprising.  

4. Peter says that weather sayings used to be confined to the farming community.  

5. Sue agrees with Peter about the contradictory nature of some of the sayings. 

 PART 3: Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR  NUMBERS for each answer. ( 10 points) 

1. How did the traveller hear about the New York? 

2. What surprised the traveller about New York’s airport? 

3. What happened in London? 

4. What could the traveller see from the flat? 

5. Which people showed the traveller around New York? 

 PART 4: Listen to a recording about a growth mindset and complete the summary by writing  NO MORE THAN THREE words and/or a number in each gap. (20 points) 

Growth mindset has acquired 1.________ these days with studies indicating greater success for those who  embrace efforts and learning than those who are merely supportive of 2. __________. Similarly, deceptive  behaviours are found in companies encouraging talent game while higher rates of innovative developments,  greater 3. _________ as well as more dedicated staff are reported in companies supporting growth. However,  a growth mindset can also be misinterpreted.  

One common misconception is to dismiss the evolutionary nature of growth and to mistake features such as a  4.________ or receptiveness for a growth mindset. Next, people might misinterpret endeavors as a sure  component of a growth mindset while not attaching enough significance to 5. _______ which involve the lessons  learnt, progress made and processes engaged in. Finally, organisations may solely announce their goals to  achieve 6. _________ without 7. ______ and _________.  

All in all, organisations that encourage a growth zone value learning and support certain levels of 8. ________.  In such environments, not 9._________ but ________ is espoused, and the concept of “growth” must be truly  delivered to employees through actions. The fixed mindset that triggers 10.__________ in response to negative  feedback might be an obstacle to growth thinking; therefore, the key is to get insight into what a growth mindset  truly means and how to put it into practice. 


Part 1. Choose the best option A, B, C, or D to complete the following sentences. (20 points) 1. - Why didn’t you stop the car? There’s a ‘stop’ sign over there! You _______ us all! 

 A. could have killed B. can’t have killed C. will kill D. mustn’t kill 2. Not only _______more brittle than hard maples, but they are also less able to withstand high winds.  A. soft maples are B. soft maples 

 C. they are soft maples D. are soft maples 

3. That book is by a famous anthropologist. It’s about the people in Samoa _______ for two years. A. that she lived B. that she lived among them 

C. among whom she lived D. where she lived among them 

4. _______ in this national park declined from a few thousand to a few hundred in ten years. A. For a number of tigers B. That the number of tigers 

C. The number of tigers D. A number of tigers 

5. The shapes of snow crystals depend largely _______ temperature and humidity are. A. how high its B. on how the height of the 

C. on how high the D. that the height of the 

6. The runner was far ahead for most of the race, but at the end she won only _______ .  A. larger than life B. on the dot C. by a whisker D. a notch above 7.The luxurious office accentuated the manager’s position ____. It enhanced his power and his sense of his  own worth. And it made other people feel small. 

A.on the pecking pole B.in the nibbling line 

C.at the nipping post D. in the packing order 

8.I was in the ______ of despair before I heard the good news. 

 A. depths B. profundities C. bottoms D. holes 9. This is the _________timetable for the conference. It may change later 

 A. conditional B. indefinite C. provisional D. indeterminate 10.Some find it hard to _____ themselves to the new working condition.

A. apply B. accommodate C. habituate D. conduct 11. The contemporary dialogue for me struck a slightly _______ note.  

A. disembodied B. discordant C. dismissive D. disconcerting  12. Both of the jobs I’ve been offered are fantastic opportunities – I’m in such _______! A. a constituency B. a deviation C. an arrhythmia D. a quandary  13.The starter motor was _________ again, which got on my nerves. 

A. firing away B. playing up C. sounding out D. harping on 14. By now the passengers were getting _________ with the delay

A. palmed off B. fobbed off C. browned off D. nodded off 

15. The immigrants from this country will not be given the right of ________ in Britain when the new  legislation comes into force. 

A abode B abbess C baptism D lodging 

16. The President has gotten used to being _________ by his political opponents whenever a new policy is  proposed. 

A blasted off B ripped off C zonked out D sniped at 

17. Breaking his leg dealt a ______ to his chances of becoming a professional footballer. A. thump B. strike C. hit D. blow 

18. Having lost her home, Lucy got _____ a gang of people who hang around causing trouble. A. in with B. up to C. on with D. by on 

19. I forgot my glasses so I'm as blind as a(n)_______. 

A. bat B. owl C. racoon D. beaver 

20. I didn’t ________ to be a millionaire- I just wanted to run a successful business.  A. crop up B. wind down C. set out D. tide over  

Part 2: Give the correct form of each given word to complete the following sentences. (10 points) 1.He was made headmaster as a ________ till a new man could be appointed. STOP 2.Yet again, it was a ________ which she would need to explain and correct. FALSE 3.Sometimes, the leaves of ________ plants clash with the colours of their own flowers. VARIANT 4.Roads became ________ for lack of maintenance. PASS 

5.I've not been sleeping well since the house was ransacked, and it's made me very ________. EDGE 6.It occurred to him that it might be easier to find ________ employment in Cornwall. GAIN 7.His ________ towards other people had made him very unpopular. CIVIL 

8.In Paris, proud _____ never went out of fashion. INTELLECT 

9.I met my old friend at the supermarket this morning, which was quite ________. FORTUNE 10.It has the effect too of keeping to the ________ the meanings recognized by participants. FRONT 


Part 1: Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only ONE word in  each space. (15 points) 

The World Cup is a competition which encourages men and women (1) _________ to talk about football. (2)  _________ over the world, fans root for their team and their country, and its hard not to get (3) _________ up  in the enthusiasm. Even people who are (4) _________ normally into football, or never watch it, express  interest, especially if their national team is (5) _________ part. 

On the other hand, however, it is usually the male members of the population who avidly follow the fate of their  favourite team from week to (6) _________ throughout the year, year (7) _________ year out. Players and supporters of opposing teams are regarded as the enemy; colours and emblems, like uniforms,  display (8) _________ their loyalties lie. Feelings of comradeship are strong (9) _________ supporters of the  same side, and the game (10) _________ hinges on tactics and strategy. Moreover, violence and acts of  destruction often surface in the (11) _________ of hooliganism. The similarities (12) _________ football and  war are striking. (13) _________ do football fans become so fanatical in (14) _________ support of teams? Is  (15) _________, perhaps, among some members of the population, a deep-rooted craving for battle even in  times of peace?

Part 2: You are going to read an extract from the Hollywood film industry. Seven paragraphs have  been removed from the extract. Choose from the paragraphs A-H the one which fits each gap 1-7.  There is one extra paragraph which you do not need to use. (7points) 

In the years after the Second World War, the Hollywood film industry underwent a major transformation.  Increased competition from foreign films, falling numbers of cinema audiences, and attacks on the studio  structure by government agencies led to a loss of revenue which crippled the American industry, and forced it into rapid and profound change. 


This phenomenon cannot simply be blamed on the rise of television, as it began five years before television  existed as a viable alternative to movie-going. After the Second World War, there was a demographic and  cultural shift in urban America that profoundly altered the leisure patterns of US society. 


The Hollywood studios were not oblivious to these population shifts. They saw the need to provide new theatres,  and, once the necessary building materials became available, they began the process of constructing 4,000  drive-ins throughout the USA. The drive-in theatre offered a pleasant, open space where movie fans in parked  cars could watch double features on a massive screen. By June 1956, at the very height of the drift away from  the urban environment to green belt areas, and of the baby-boom, more people in the USA went to the drive 

ins than to the traditional 'hard-top' theatres. 


Meanwhile, the shift of movie houses to where the audience was now located created another problem for the  shaking foundations of the Hollywood studios. The disappearance of the division between 'first-run' houses in  town centres showing prestige pictures, and local neighbourhood cinemas, changed the pattern of film demand,  necessitating a major change in the organization of film production. 


Even before the war, Hollywood studios had been up in arms about attempts to break up their vertically  integrated systems of production, distribution and exhibition. They appealed the case all the way to the  Supreme Court; but 1948 proved to be the end of the road, and, in what became known as the 'Paramount  decision', the court ruled for the divorce of production and exhibition, and the elimination of unfair booking  practices. 


However, the studios still retained a significant measure of direct control through international distribution. The  'Paramount decision' wounded Hollywood, but did not break it. Although the major companies would have  adjusted far better to the new conditions had they retained their theatres, they still held sway as long as they  produced what exhibitors and audiences wanted . 


In 1939, Technicolor had lit up the screen in Gone with the Wind, but throughout its early years had only been  employed for a select group of features, principally historical epics and lavish musicals. Just over a decade  later, Technicolor lost its market monopoly as a result of antitrust laws, and the giant Eastman Kodak soon  surged into the market, introducing Eastman Color, which required only one, not three, separate negatives.  The studios brought out Eastman Color under a variety of names, and by the early 1960s virtually all Hollywood  movies were being made in colour. 


However, theatres which contracted for the new process were required to employ three full-time projectionists  and invest thousands of dollars in new equipment, and this financial outlay proved too much for most. 

The missing paragraphs 

A A further blow to the stability of the studio system was delivered by the government. The years immediately  after the war saw the culmination of federal antitrust action against the Hollywood studios: a campaign that had  started in the 1930s, but had been temporarily halted by the war.  

B So Hollywood looked to innovation and new technology to tempt patrons back to the theatres. Films were  designed on a spectacular scale, clearly superior to the black and white video images broadcast into the home.  The first of the 'new' film technologies, colour, had long been available to the movie industry.  

C People were cashing in the savings bonds accumulated during the war and buying houses in the suburbs,  accelerating a trend which had begun at the turn of the century. This took away the heart of the film-going  audience. Suburbanization also raised the cost of going out to the movies; upon relocation it became  inconvenient and expensive to travel to the centre of town simply to see a film.  

D A more permanent solution arrived with the shopping centre theatre. As new malls opened in record numbers,  the locus of movie attendance permanently shifted. With acres of free parking and ideal access for the car,  shopping centres generally included a multiplex with five or more screens.  

E In 1952, the Hollywood studios went one step further, and made their movies bigger. Cinemas offered  spectacular widescreen effects by melding images from three synchronized projectors on a vast curved screen.  To add to the sense of overwhelming reality, it also included multi-track stereo sound.  

F What the Hollywood studios needed was a widescreen process without the added complications of 3-D, or  the prohibitive investment of Cinerama. Fox's CinemaScope seemed to be the answer: a widescreen process  which used an anamorphic lens to expand the size of the image.  

G Perhaps the most important watershed in the Hollywood system began in the middle of the last century.  Certainly, by the early 1960s, attendances at US movie houses were half what they had been during the glory  days, and thousands of flourishing theatres had closed forever.  

H During Hollywood's 'golden age', the major studios had directly controlled their own destinies by owning the  most important theatres. Now they were legally obliged to sell these off, and split their companies in two; the  'golden age' was over and a new age loomed. 

Part 3. Read the passage and do the tasks below. (13 points) 


All of the organisms that damage timber in buildings are part of the natural process that takes dead wood to  the forest floor, decomposes it into humus, and recycles the nutrients released back into trees. Each stage in  this process requires the correct environment and if we replicate this in our buildings then the organisms  belonging to that part of the cycle will invade. A poorly maintained roof is, after all, just an extension of the  forest floor to a fungus. 

The first fact to remember about deathwatch beetles in your building is that they have probably been there for  centuries and will continue long after you have gone. Beetle damage in oak timbers is a slow process and if  we make it slower by good maintenance then the beetle population may eventually decline to extinction. The  second fact is that natural predation will help you. Spiders are a significant predator and will help to keep the  beetle population under control. They will speed up the decline of a beetle population in a well-maintained  building. 

The beetles fly to light and some form of light trap may help to deplete a population. The place in which it is  used must be dark, so that there is no competing light source, and the air temperature must rise above about  17°C during the emergence season (April to June) so that the beetles will fly. Beetle holes do not disappear  when the beetles have gone so it is sometimes necessary to confirm active infestation if remedial works are  planned. This is generally easy with beetle damage in sapwood because the holes will look clean and have 

sharp edges, usually with bore dust trickling from them. Infestation deep within modified heartwood is more  difficult to detect, particularly because the beetles will not necessarily bite their own emergence holes if plenty  of other holes are available. This problem may be overcome by clogging the suspected holes with furniture  polish or by covering a group of holes tightly with paper or card. Any emerging beetles will make a hole that  should be visible, so that the extent and magnitude of the problem can be assessed. Unnecessary pesticide  treatments must be avoided. 

Sometimes a building cannot be dried enough to eradicate the beetles or a localised population will have built  up unnoticed. A few scattered beetles in a building need not cause much concern, but dozens of beetles  below a beam-end might indicate the need for some form of treatment if the infested timber is accessible. Insecticides formulated as a paste can be effective - either applied to the surface or caulked into pre-drilled  holes - but the formulations may only be obtainable by a remedial company. 

Surface spray treatments are generally ineffective because they barely penetrate the surface of the timber  and the beetles’ natural behaviour does not bring it into much contact with the insecticide. Contact insecticides might also kill the natural predators. 

Heat treatments for entire buildings are available and the continental experience is that they are effective.  They are also likely to be expensive but they may be the only way to eradicate a heavy and widespread  infestation without causing considerable structural degradation of the building. 

Two other beetles are worth a mention. 

The first is the House Longhorn Beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus). This is a large insect that produces oval  emergence holes that are packed with little cylindrical pellets. The beetles restrict their activities to the  sapwood of 20th century softwood, although there is now some evidence that they will attack older softwood.  The beetle larvae can cause considerable damage but infestation has generally been restricted to the  southwest of London, possibly because they need a high temperature before the beetles will fly. Old damage  is, however, frequently found elsewhere, thus indicating a wider distribution in the past, and infested timber is  sometimes imported. This is an insect that might become more widespread because of climate change. The second is the Lyctus or powderpost beetle. There are several species that are rather difficult to tell apart.  These beetles live in the sapwood of oak. The beetles breed rapidly so that many cylindrical beetles may be  present and the round emergence holes resemble those of the furniture beetle. This is, and has always been,  a pest of newly-installed oak. Timbers with an exploded sapwood surface are frequently found in old buildings  and the damage will have occurred during the first few decades after the timbers were installed. Our main  interest with these beetles is that they seem to have become more common of late. Beetle infestation within a  few months of a new oak construction will be Lyctus beetles in the sapwood and not furniture beetles. The  problem can be avoided by using oak with minimal sapwood content. The beetle infestation will cease after a  few years but spray treatment may be necessary if an infestation is heavy. 

Questions 1-4 

Complete each sentence with the correct ending A - H below.  

Write the correct ending A - H in spaces 1-4 below. 

1 .One species of the beetle population may spread 

2 .You can detect the presence of beetles 

3 .You may kill household spiders 

4 .Beetles will disappear at a faster rate 

A If the building is kept in good condition. 

B If you clog the suspected holes with furniture polish, paper or card. 

C If the temperature rises to above about 17oC during the emergence season. D If you use a contact insecticide 

E If it was installed a few decades earlier 

F if changes in weather patterns continue. 

G If the use of surface treatments is avoided. 

H If the wood has a low sapwood concentration. 

Questions 5-9

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage. In spaces 5 - 9 below,  write 

TRUE if the statement agrees with the information 

FALSEif the statement contradicts the information 

NOT GIVEN If there is no information on this 

5.Infestation by beetles deep within modified heart wood can be identified by the type of hole visible. 6.Clogging a hole with furniture polish or paper will trap the beetle inside permanently. 7.Paste insecticides are less effective than any other kind. 

8.Surface spray treatments are sometimes effective for the House Longhorn Beetle 9.Heat treatments lend to cause less damage than other treatments. 

Questions 10-13 

Choose the correct letter A, B, C or D. 

10.The point the writer makes about deathwatch beetles is that 

 A they must be eliminated quickly. 

 B only natural predation will keep them under control. 

 C with good maintenance it may be possible to eliminate them. 

 D they are here to stay and do great damage.  

11.One way to trap deathwatch beetles is to attract them to 

 A daylight. B a totally dark environment. 

 C a constantly warm environment. D a light trap in a dark place. 

12.Surface spray treatments are not effective because 

 A the beetles are immune to them. B they do not reach the beetles. 

 C they react poorly to wooden surfaces. D they attract other harmful creatures.  13.Damage by the House Longhorn Beetle is sometimes found further afield than London because  A temperatures have increased. 

 B the timber was not local timber. 

 C there was no effective treatment previously. 

 D the type of timber has changed. 

Part 4. Read the following passage and choose the best answer to each of the following questions. (10  points) 

“Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes” 

 -> Sugar, water, and aluminum are different substances. Each substance has specific properties that do not  depend on the quantity of the substance. Properties that can be used to identify or characterize a substance— and distinguish that substance from other substances are called characteristic properties. They are subdivided  into two categories: physical properties and chemical properties. 

The characteristic physical properties of a substance are those that identify the substance without causing  a change in the composition of the substance. They do not depend on the quantity of substance. (A) [■] Color,  odor, density, melting point, boiling point, hardness, metallic luster or shininess, ductility, malleability, and  viscosity are all characteristic physical properties. For example, aluminum is a metal that is both ductile and  malleable. (B) [■] Another example of a physical property is water. Whether a small pan of water is raised to  its boiling point or a very large kettle of water is raised to its boiling point, the temperature at which the water  boils is the same value, 100 degrees C or 212 degrees F. (C) [■] Similarly, the freezing point of water is 0  degrees C or 32 degrees F. These values are independent of quantity. (D) [■] 

Characteristic properties that relate to changes in the composition of a substance or to how it reacts with  other substances are called chemical properties. The following questions pertain to the chemical properties of  a substance. 

1. Does it burn in air? 

2. Does it decompose (break up into smaller substances) when heated? 

3. What happens when it is placed in an acid? 

4. What other chemicals will it react with, and what substances are obtained from the reaction?

Characteristic physical and chemical properties—also called intensive properties—are used to identify a  substance. In addition to the characteristic physical properties already mentioned, some intensive physical  properties include the tendency to dissolve in water, electrical conductivity, and density, which is the ratio of  mass to volume. 

 Additional intensive chemical properties include the tendency of a substance to react with another substance,  to tarnish, to corrode, to explode, or to act as a poison or carcinogen (cancer-causing agent).  Extensive properties of substances are those that depend on the quantity of the sample, including  measurements of mass, volume, and length. Whereas intensive properties help identify or characterize a  particular kind of matter, extensive properties relate to the amount present. 

 If a lump of candle wax is cut or broken into smaller pieces, or if it is melted (a change of state), the sample  remaining is still candle wax. When cooled, the molten wax returns to a solid. In these examples, only a physical  change has taken place; that is, the composition of the substance was not affected. ->When a candle is burned, there are both physical and chemical changes. After the candle is lighted, the solid  wax near the burning wick melts. This is a physical change; the composition of the wax does not change as it  goes from solid to liquid. Some of the wax is drawn into the burning wick where a chemical change occurs.  Here, wax in the candle flame reacts chemically with oxygen in the air to form carbon dioxide gas and water  vapor. In any chemical change, one or more substances are used up while one or more new substances are  formed. The new substances produced have their own unique physical and chemical properties. 

The apparent disappearance of something, like the candle wax, however, is not necessarily a sign that we  are observing a chemical change. For example, when water evaporates from a glass and disappears, it has  changed from a liquid to a gas (called water vapor), but in both forms it is water. This is a phase change (liquid  to gas), which is a physical change. When attempting to determine whether a change is physical or chemical,  one should ask the critical question: Has the fundamental composition of the substance changed? In a chemical  change (a reaction), it has, but in a physical change, it has not. 

1. According to paragraph 1, what do physical properties and chemical properties have common? (A) They are both used to create most of the substances. 

(B) They include basic substances like sugar and water. 

(C) They are classified as characteristic properties of substances. 

(D) They change in proportion to the amount of the substance. 

Paragraph 1 is marked with an arrow [->]. 

2. The word pertain in the passage is closest in meaning to 

(A) compare (B) relate (C) explain (D) change 3. According to the passage, a carcinogen 

(A) explodes under pressure (B) conducts electricity 

(C) causes cancer (D) tarnishes in air 

4. Which of the sentences below best expresses the information in the highlighted statement in the passage? (A) Properties that are classified as intensive identify the type of substance and the extent of it present in the  surrounding matter. 

(B) The quantity of a substance influences its extensive properties, but the characteristics of the substance  define the intensive properties. 

(C) Where the intensive and extensive properties are found in substances is important in identifying their  characteristics. 

(D) Both intensive and extensive properties tend to have quantitative rather than qualitative characteristics  present. 

5. In paragraph 8, the author contrasts the concepts of physical and chemical changes by (A) listing several types for each concept (B) providing clear definitions for them (C) identifying the common characteristics (D) using a wax candle as an example Paragraph 8 is marked with an arrow [->]. 

6. The word unique in the passage is closest in meaning to 

(A) distinctive (B) idealized (C) primary (D) significant 7. What can be inferred about phase changes?

(A) They are always chemical changes. (B) They are sometimes physical changes. (C) They are dependent on extensive properties. (D) They usually produce new substances. 8. According to the passage, the classification of characteristic properties as “physical” or “chemical” is  determined by 

(A) whether there has been a change in the structure of the substance 

(B) what happens when the quantity of the substance is increased 

(C) their classification as either extensive or intensive samples 

(D) the disappearance of a substance from one form to another 

9. All of the following are mentioned as characteristic physical properties EXCEPT 

(A) dissolving in water (B) carrying an electrical charge 

(C) resisting continuous flow (D) decomposing when heated 

10. Look at the four squares [■] that show where the following sentence could be inserted in the passage. It can be made into wire or thin, flexible sheets. 

Where could the sentence best be added? (A) (B) (C) (D) 

Part 5: Read the text below and answer questions (15 points).  

A One of the biggest temptations for someone new to the travel game is to look at everything through rose tinted glasses, and this typically comes out in their writing. They paint everything to be magical and perfect,  and their stories are laid out in romantic, flowery language. But the reality is that over time the road will lose  

its lustre, and any reader who knows that is going to see right through your prose. Not to mention that the  harsh realities of a place are often just as interesting as the poetry used to describe it - probably even more  interesting. Look over what you've written, and if it seems as if you've just written a brochure, you might want  to have another look. It might be your limited perspective that is causing the issue - perhaps you're still  caught up in the magic of the road. Or perhaps you are too caught up in selling the romance of travel. 

B Although getting off the beaten track is always a good idea when travelling

, travel writers nonetheless feel  they need to capture the biggest sites that everyone comes to a specific country to see. So, even if they are  the more adventurous type, they end up going to the same places that everyone else goes to. It may depend  

on what audience you're writing for, but the best advice is always to head in the opposite direction to  everyone else and just see what happens. In another country, the seemingly mundane often creates the most  interesting, humorous and exciting moments. If you are stuck to the biggest attractions by assignment, always  look for another angle and point out things that others miss. Rolf Potts' story about trying (and failing) to crash  the set of The Beach when it was being filmed in Thailand (featured in his book Marco Polo Didn't Go There)  was far better than many other travel stories I've ever read. 

C An extremely valuable habit for a writer to form, especially in this genre, is the habit of taking notes. Travel  is exciting, and while you are caught up in the moment, it is easy to think to yourself that there is no way it will  slip from the forefront of your mind. But as the day winds down, you will find yourself sitting in front of your  laptop screen, trying your hardest to grasp the best details out of what happened. Carry a small notebook on  you at all times. And don't only take it out when you think you are going to do something worthy of a story,  because you never know when good fodder for a story will jump out of nowhere. 

D Writers always want to seem like an authority on their subject, but when you are a travel writer, always  experiencing new places and new things, you will never be the complete authority on anything. Don't be  afraid to reveal your awkward moments, your embarrassments and your mishaps. These are the things that  other readers who have travelled can relate to and it makes you seem more human. 

E Finally, if you want to produce good content on the road, you should be willing to take risks - if your idea of  world travel is sitting in world-class resorts with a bottle of sunblock in one hand and a cold ice tea in the  other, you will be waiting a long time for anything interesting to happen. Hop on the backs of motorbike taxis  where death on the road seems a certainty. Eat eyeballs, barbecued rats, giant fried beetles and anything  else they throw on your plate. Sample that home-made whisky from the dusty bottle some farmer hands you 

while touring through the middle of nowhere. Go hang-gliding in the Swiss Alps. In short, get out there and  live the road. Bad things will happen here and there, but the same would be true if you never left your home.  And all the other adventures you have in between, well, those are the dreams that good travel writing (and  life) are made of. 

In which section are the following mentioned?  

1.- the desirability of conveying a more personal message  

2.- the danger of writing in too transparent a fashion  

3.- the downside of subjecting yourself to an uneventful travel experience  

4.- the idea of being restricted by work commitments  

5.- the need to adopt a more reckless approach  

6.- the advantages of being prepared for an idea to pop up  

7.- the dangers of writers getting carried away by their own enthusiasm  

8.- the technique of trying to see things from a different perspective  

9.- the need to earmark something significant  

10.- the realization that writers are not infallible 

SECTION D. WRITING (60 points) 

Part 1. Read the following text and use your own words to summarize it. Your summary should be about  140 words long. You MUST NOT copy the original. (15 pts.) 

The word ‘stress’ refers to a feeling of panic that makes a person want to stop whatever they are doing,  try to relax, and become calm again. 'Stress' means pressure or tension. It is one of the most common causes  of health problems in modern life. Too much stress results in physical, emotional, and mental health problems. 

There are numerous physical effects of stress. Stress can affect the heart. It can increase the pulse rate,  make the heart miss beats, and can cause high blood pressure. Stress can affect the respiratory system. It can  lead to asthma. It can cause a person to breathe too fast, resulting in a loss of important carbon dioxide. Stress  can affect the stomach. It can cause stomach aches and problems digesting food. These are only a few  examples of the wide range of illnesses and symptoms resulting from stress. 

Emotions are also easily affected by stress. People suffering from stress often feel anxious. They may have  panic attacks. They may feel tired all the time. When people are under stress, they often overreact to little  problems. For example, a normally gentle parent under a lot of stress at work may yell at a child for dropping a  glass of juice. Stress can make people angry, moody, or nervous. 

Long-term stress can lead to a variety of serious mental illnesses. Depression, an extreme feeling of sadness  and hopelessness, can be the result of continued and increasing stress. Alcoholism and other addictions often  develop as a result of overuse of alcohol or drugs to try to relieve stress. Eating disorders, such as anorexia,  are sometimes caused by stress and are often made worse by stress. If stress is allowed to continue, then  one's mental health is put at risk. 

It is obvious that stress is a serious problem. It attacks the body. It affects the emotions. Untreated, it may  eventually result in mental illness. Stress has a great influence on the health and well-being of our bodies, our  feelings, and our minds. So, reduce stress: stop the world and rest for a while. 

Part 2: The diagram shows the consumption of renewable energy in the USA from 1949-2008. Write a 150-word report for a university lecturer identifying the main trends and making comparisons  where relevant. 

» You should write at least 150 words.

Part 3: Write an essay of about 300 words to express your opinion on the following issue. ( 30 points) 

More and more students are choosing to study at colleges and universities in a foreign country. Do the  benefits of studying abroad outweigh the drawbacks? 

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or  experience.


Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH 

Thời gian thi: 180 phút (không kể thời gian giao đề) 

Ngày thi: 30.08.2022 




PART 1 ( 10 points) 

1 D 2 B 3. C 4. B 5. C 

PART 2 ( 10points) 

1.F 2.T 3.T 4.F 5.T  

PART 3. ( 10 points) 

1.( from) friends 

2.lots of foreigners 

3.(they) changed planes 

4. crowds, bad weather 

5.her friends’ neighbours 

PART 4: (20 points) 

1. buzzword proportions 2. innate gifts 

3. organizational support 4. positive outlook 

5. outcomes 6. lofty values 

7. real, attainable policies (real and attainable are in EITHER order) 

8. risk taking 9. competition, collaboration (the order of two words is fixed) 10. insecurity or defensiveness (in EITHER order) 


Part 1. (20 points) 

1.A 2. D 3. C 4. C 5. D 6. C 7. D 8. A 9. C 10. B 

11. B 12. D 13. B 14. B 15. A 16. D 17. D 18. A 19. A 20. C 

Part 2 ( 10 points) 

1.Stopgap 2.Falsehood 

3.Variegated 4.Impassable 

5.Edgy 6.gainful 

7.Incivility 8.Intellectualism 

9.Fortuitous 10.forefront 

III. READING (60 points) 

Part 1: (15 points) 

1.alike 2. All 3. Caught 4. Not 5. Taking  6. Week 7. In 8. Where 9. Among(st) 10. Itself  11. Form 12. Between 13. Why 14. Their 15. There/it Part 2: ( 7 points) 

1. G 2. C 3. D 4. A 5. H 6. B 7. E Part 3 ( 13 points) 

1.F 2. B 3. D 4. A  

5. F 6. F 7. F 8. NG 9. T  

10. C 11. D 12. B 13. B

Part 4 ( 10 points) 

1.C 2. B 3. C 4. B 5. D 

6. A 7. B 8. A 9. D 10. B 

Part 5 ( 15 points) 

1.D 2. A 3. E 4. B 5. E  

6. C 7. A 8. B 9. C 10. D 

IV. WRITING (60 pts) 

Part 1: Summary (15 points) 


- The summary MUST cover the main points 

- The summary MUST NOT contain personal opinions. 

Language use  

The summary: 

- should show attempts to c

onvey the main ideas of the original text by means of paraphrasing (structural and  lexical use) 

- should demonstrate correct use of grammatical structures, vocabulary, and mechanics (spelling,  punctuations, ...) 

- should maintain coherence, cohesion, and unity throughout (by means of linkers and transitional devices) Part 2: Writing description (15 points) 


- The report MUST cover the following points: 

* Introduce the charts (1 pt) and state the overall trends and striking features (1 pt) 

* Describe main features with relevant data from the charts and make relevant comparisons (5 pt) - The report MUST NOT contain personal opinions  

Language use (8 pt) 

The report:  

- should demonstrate a wide variety of lexical and grammatical structures, 

- should have correct use of words (verb tenses, word forms, voice...) and mechanics (spelling, punctuations...) 

Part 3: Write an essay of about 350 words about the following issue. (30 points) The mark given to part 3 is based on the following criteria: 

1. Organization (5 pt) 

a. Ideas are well organized and presented with coherence, cohesion and unity. 

b. The essay is well-structured: 

* Introduction is presented with clear thesis statement. 

* Body paragraph are written with unity, coherence and cohesion. Each body paragraph must have a topic  sentence and supporting details and examples when necessary. 

* Conclusion summarizes the main points and offers personal opinions (prediction, recommendation,  consideration ...) on the issue. 

2. Content (15 pt) 

a. All requirements of the task are sufficiently addressed. 

b. Ideas are adequately supported and elaborated with relevant and reliable explanations, examples,  evidence.... 

3. Language use (10 pt) 

a. Demonstration of a variety of topic-related vocabulary. 

b. Excellent use and control of grammatical structures (verb tenses, word forms, voice...) and mechanics  (spelling, punctuations...).