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1 ) 

A girl : Excuse me, do you happen to know where I can get some photocopying done?


You : ………….. .


 

Yes, it is



Yes, it’s around that corner



You’re welcome



It’s my turn

2 ) 

A man : I think Phuket probably will host the next conference on Educational Reform for the south.


A woman : ……………...


 

Well, I’ll wait a little longer.



I’m afraid you won’t find the outcome.



I completely think they should be.



It’s a very good venue, isn’t it?

3 ) 

Tina : I’ve always been against letting children watch TV alone.


Liz : ………………….


 

I don’t mind that at all.



It’s good, there has to be.



There is no answer, I would say.



Are you to optimistic?

4 ) 

Bob : I don’t think books and magazines will be replaced by comprters.


Tim : …………………. .


 

I agree with you



I like reading anyway



I am very fond of computers



Amazing. I never imagine so

5 ) 

Kate : Do you have the time?


Dave : …………… .


 

No, I am waiting for that



Yes, it’s an Omega



Yes, it’s 9 o’clock sharp



No, it’s the next match

6 ) 

A woman : May I have a look at that handbag?


An assistant : ……………..


 

You mean the green one?



Hi, there!



That’s okay.



You want to buy too?

7 ) 

A man : ……………………..


An operator : I’m sorry she is not in. Wanna leave a message?


 

Vera speaking.



Hi, Vera?



Please hang on a second.



A moment, please.

8 ) 

A woman : ……………


An assistant : Here you are , Madam.


 

Where did you leave my receipt?



May I ask you to do me a favor?



I need help. What do you say?



Have you seen my receipt I left here a few minutes ago?

9 ) 

A taxi driver : ............................


A passenger : Oxford Circus.


 

Where are you from?



What is the place?



Where to ?



Need a lift?

10 ) 

Aldrian : …………….. .


Pat : I said I wanted to borrow your dictionary.


 

I am not sure what I could do



I beg your pardon



Please confirm your arrival



Tell me what you are especially interested in

11 ) 

A customer : I’d like to make a reservation for two people.


A receptionist : ……………..


 

Thank you for calling.



I’m glad to hear that.



We are available, thank you.



For lunch or dinner?

12 ) 

A woman : I bought this shirt a few minutes ago and found out in a taxi that there is a stain on the collar.


An : assistant : Oh! Really?


 

May I give you a hand?



May I have your receipt, please?



Are you sure it’s the right size?



May I keep the shirt, please?

13 ) 

A postman :  This parcel is registered. Would you please sign here?


A man : ………….


 

Sure, go ahead.



Where is it?



No problem.



It doesn’t matter.

14 ) 

A man : What would you do if you won the prize in that game?


Another man : …………………. .


 

I would support myself to study abroad



I am very happy, of course



I will buy a car if I won



I did not know what to spend yet

15 ) 

A girl : How do you like my new hair style?


Another girl : …………….


 

I suppose you look very nice if you wear longer hair.



I suggest having a perm. It will suit you best.



How much do you have to pay for each change?



The beauty shop is on the right on the next corner.

16 ) 

Alissa : Hi, Jay, I have a few clothes today.


Jay      : Can you …..16….. ? I’ll be with you in a minute.


Alissa : …..17….. .


Jay      : Okay. …..18….. ?


Alissa : Look, my shirt is stained with a kind of sauce that’s very hard to wash up all the small dots.


Jay      : Oh dear. …..19…..


Alissa : Here you are. Have a closer look.


Jay       : …..20…..


Alissa : Wonderful. …..21…..?


Jay      : Tomorrow morning …..22….. . I want you to have it back together with the rest.


Alissa : Thank you very much.


Jay     : …..23….. , how is business these days?


Jay     : Well, all right I guess. Laundry business …..24….. .


Alissa : That’s wonderful. See you tomorrow, Jay, and thanks again.


Jay     : …..25….. . Bye.

 

leave right away                                            


leave me alone with them


Leave the clothes at once                                          


leave them on that bench

17 ) 
 

No, I don’t mind                                                                  


No problem


Of course                                                               


I’m afraid not

18 ) 
 

What so you mean to say                                                       


What is it like


What can I do for you                                      


What is wrong with you

19 ) 
 

Show me the way                                                               


Hold it tighter


Let me see                                                                 


Have a talk

20 ) 
 

It’s all right. I can remove all of them


I am sure you cannot do anything



It’s a real problem. You have to watch it yourself



 You’d better buy a new shirt

21 ) 
 

When are you available to see me


When will you finish your day



When can you lend me some new clothes



When can I pick up my clothes

22 ) 
 

I am too exhausted to work hard


I need to spend some time on the stains



Your shirt will not be finished though



You may have your shirt later

23 ) 
 

is very risky                               


In brief


Instead                                                      


By the way

24 ) 
 

is very risky                                   


is declining


is not bad                                          


is not very good

25 ) 
 

Sure, I will                                           


It’s time consuming


Don’t mention it                                 


I think so

26 ) 

Locals take the opportunity to ………….. merit on Khao Phonsa Day by giving various items to monks.


 

do                  


make                                


invent                              


cause

27 ) 

In summer, we sometimes see mountaineers ……….. up the cliff in this area.


 

have climbed              


to climb       


climbing                       


to climbing

28 ) 

There are a few ……….. cars in this town, mainly for carrying tourists and their luggage.


 

electricity                       


electrician                      


electrical                        


electric

29 ) 

If the government is serious about finding alternative sources of energy, they must create an atmosphere that ………. Investors.


 

attracts                 


substitutes                      


expands                         


gathers

30 ) 

Beijing won the 2008 Olympic Games in the second round when it …………. 56 votes, more than enough for outright victory.


 

campaigned             


garnered                   


characterized              


enthused

31 ) 

About 16000 volunteers from Chon Buri and Rayong will next year begin a ………. Run of Thailand’s largest Aids prevention vaccine.


 

variety                      


combination                  


creation                           


trial

32 ) 

China agreed to lend two giant pandas to Thailand for one year …………..closer relations betwiin the countries.


 

to level                         


to dispute                


to mark                        


to favor

33 ) 

A budget of 185 million bahts will be required to fund the 12 years ………. basic education policy beginning in 2003.


 

free                         


freely                         


freedom                         


freebie

34 ) 

People have been advised to seek more information before they go under the surgeon’s laser to ………… vision defects.


 

continue                        


demand                          


experiment                   


correct

35 ) 

Patients treated under the 30 – bahts medical …………..at the hospital in Nakhon Ratchasima would be transferred to the state hospitals in that area.


 

score                               


scheme                          


schedule                          


charity

36 ) 

China beat Thailand 4 -2 in the last match of the first round of Asian Snooker Championships ……….. .


 

at the Grand Hotel Thursday night late



Thursday night late at the Grand Hotel



at the Grand Hotel late Thursday night



Thursday late night at the Grand Hotel 

37 ) 

Osaka is aiming to be an international city which can welcome visitors ……………… .


 

for all over the world



at all over the world



with all over the world



 from all over the world

38 ) 

Beijing was defeated ………….when they lost the 2000 Olympics to Sydney by only two votes.


 

eight years ago



since eight years



for eight years


eight years early

39 ) 

Manchester United confirmed on July 13, 2001 that all their star players………….with the exception of new Agentinian signing , midfielder Juan Veron.


 

will have come on their Asian tour



would come on their Asian tour



have come on their Asian tour



will be coming on their Asian tour

40 ) 

The Meteorological Department is seeking a budget of 30 million bahts ………………. .


 

to building six more weather stations



to build six more weather stations



to build weather stations six more



to building weather stations six more

41 ) 

Shark fin soup sold in Bangkok restaurants was actually soup made of spiny


dogfish, a smaller .....41….. of shark, restaurants say.


              Spiny dogfish has been used …..42….. a stand – in for cod and haddock to


make fillets and fish – and – chips in western countries. Local restaurants has used lower-


price dogfish fins in their soup for more than 20 years, said David Lau, adviser


…..43….. an association of restaurants selling shark fin soup.


              Ninety percent of shark fin soup sold in Bangkok restaurants was made from spiny


dogfish, not …..44…..large – sized sharks that WildAid had made the centre of a


campaign.


              He said the fins sold in Bangkok were a by – product of dogfish …..45….. from


European countries such as Norway.



              Steve Galster of Wildaid dismissed Mr. Lau's remarks as evasive.


              “In Southeast Asia, shark fins come in …..46…..bags. Look at the restaurant


windows and you will see big – sized fins. They even sell whale, shark fins here,”  he said.


              No one had ….47….. information on dogfish but figures from the United


Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation showed shark  species were …..48…..by


overfishing, Mr. Galster said.


              Restaurants selling shark fin soup have …..49….. up to 40% of their income


after WildAid, a conservation group, said tests found shark fin samples …..50…..


high levels of mercury. 

 

majority                    



support                          


combination                


variety

42 ) 
 

as                      


in                                   


like                                


at

43 ) 
 

by                


with                                 


to                                   


from

44 ) 
 

received                         



designated                     


protested                       


endangered

45 ) 
 

managed                      


imported                       


linked                          


arrived

46 ) 
 

mixed                              


mix                                  


mixing                            


mixture

47 ) 
 

relied                               


relying                          


reliable                          


reliably

48 ) 
 

knocked                          


related                             


considered                      


threatened

49 ) 
 

gained                          




exercised                   




raised                             



lost

50 ) 
 

contained                      


contain                            


container                    


to contain

51 ) 

If you do a lot of city driving, it is not necessary …..51….. your tank to the


brim. As well, remove unnecessary weighty items from the vehicle.


               Remember that stop – go driving …..52….. up petrol more quickly than if the


driver maintains a steady …..53….. . Hence, don’t be too …..54….. by avoiding


the expressway, even outside rush hours. In smooth – flowing …..55….. a car can


run a longer distance on each litre of …..56….. than on ordinary, congested roads.


Also, you will save wear and …..57….. on your brakes and suspension.

 

filling                                                           


to fill


filled                                                           


fills

52 ) 
 

burn                                                                 


burning



burns                                                                               


burnt 

53 ) 
 

speed                                                                           


limitation


alternative                                                    


distance

54 ) 
 

luxurious                                                        


careless


thrifty                                                            


sensitive

55 ) 
 

line                                                                   


expressway


elevation                                               


traffic

56 ) 
 

engine                                                             


fuel


motor                                                  


condition

57 ) 
 

tear                                                                   


bear


tire                                                              


valve

58 ) 

                United Nations – A new study has praised Thailand for developing the first


Nationwide, free – access Internet …..58…..  for schools in Southeast Asia.


               SchoolNet, …..59….. began in 1998, relies on just 120 access lines to provide


Schools …..60….. a single Web browsing account and up to two links for web


development, the report said.


               While each school must spend only 40 hours of access …..61….. month, the


project has helped thrust Thai schools into the era of global …..62….. exchange.


               The report lists Thailand among the “dynamic adopters”, countries with little prior


technology investment …..63….. seek to adopt the latest advances in technology to


…..64….. catapult themselves to the front of the pack in the next generation of


technologies.


               Scores of developing nations were now using technology …..65….. from falling


further …..66…..   in the global economy, the annual Human Development Report


commissioned …..67….. the UNDP said. – Reuters.

 

network                       


channel                          


revision                           


balance

59 ) 
 

that                


who                              


what                              


which

60 ) 
 

on                



to                                  


with                           


by

61 ) 
 

the                    


a                                        


in                             


of

62 ) 
 

inform                            


information                   


informal                         


informally

63 ) 
 

who                


whom                             


where                             


whose

64 ) 
 

potential                    


potent                          


potentially                      


potentiality

65 ) 
 

keeps                            


keep                                


to keeping                      


to keep

66 ) 
 

up                 


behind                            


out                                 


away

67 ) 
 

of                


with                                 


by                                     


to

68 ) 

BEETLE BAILEY



When a person says that he/she smells the roses ; he/she means to say he/she…………….. .


 

is struggling in order to be successful


is successful and happy



is going to have short life



 is about to stop doing the job

69 ) 

A “saying” in second scene is the same as a …………. .


 

speech



description



mission



 proverb

70 ) 

According to the cartoon, Zero is ……………. .


 

very optimistic and hopeful



ignorant and cheerful



in despair of something



 happy and helpful

71 ) 

Flooded areas


               Nearly 34000 people were affected


by flash floods that inundated several


villages in Chanthaburi, Trat and


Prachin Buri in the past few days.



According to the information above, the folds that affected 3 provinces took place ……………… 


 

gradually                        


all of a sudden                           


eventually                    


frequently

72 ) 

 “inundated” is the same as …………….. .


 

marched                        


corroded                                      


replaced                    


covered

73 ) 


According to the ad, you can contact the company through their website of by ……. .


 

chauffeur                      


phone                             


car                  


reservation

74 ) 

Which information is true according to the ad?


 

Only Nissan Sunny Neo is available for rent.



Reservations are not welcome through the email.



The company has their offices in three main regions.



The company provides three websites for their customers to contact.

75 ) 

FOR BEEF LOVERS


               If you know your beef from your bristle and think yourself a bit of a bon viveur then


you may wish to check out the “national cook off your beef” site. Created around a


competition,  this inventive site offers wanna – be chefs the chance to dazzle the world


with their culinary creations (which have to include beef) for a chance to win a cash


prize.


               www.beefcookoff.org/beefcookoff/


75. The website given above is likely to attract ………….. .

 

any reader who hates to prepare dishes


people who like to eat good food



business women



students who stat at the dorms

76 ) 

“wanna – be chefs” are people who want to ……………… .


 

invent their own recipes and run their own kitchens



sell vegetables and meat to cooks



be butchers so that they can buy good quality meat of beef



 be cooks in restaurant of a hotel

77 ) 

If a person has a culinary skill, he or she is good at ………… .


 

inventing things



competition



making a decision



cooking

78 ) 

Passage 1


               Mildura, the sleepy city in Victoria, Australia , could easily be mistaken for a town in


the American Midwest if it were not for the numerous eucalyptus trees which dominate


the landscape.


               Life is leisurely in this city in northwestern Australia, situated on the Murray river


Not far from where the Darling river flows into it.


               Most vehicles on the roads are pick – up trucks. Fruit and vegetable farmers and


wing growers work the plantations in the surrounding region that stretch further than


the eye can see. This oasis in the middle of the arid bush landscape thrives on an


ingenious irrigation system that is fed by the two giant rivers.


               Some tourists hire a houseboat in Mildura to explore the Murray river and rural


Australia at a leisurely pace, Paddle steamers also offer daily trips. But it is not just this


rural idyll that makes Mildura a good base for tourists exploring the Australian outback.


It also is a centre of find food and wine.


78. According to the passage, Mildura is famous for its …………..  .

 

eucalyptus trees                                         


rivers


oasis                                                              


food and wine

79 ) 

“dominate” in paragraph 1 means …………….. .


 

occupy                                                       


capture



stretch                                                   


participate

80 ) 

The reader can infer from the information in the passage that Mildura is recommended as a (an) ……………. for visitors across the world.


 

American Midwest city                     


tourist spot



sleepy city                                            


houseboat

81 ) 

“this city” in paragraph 2 refers to …………………. .


 

American Midwest                         


Victoria



the Murray                               


Mildura

82 ) 

If something stretches further than the eye can see, it ……….. .


 

covers a very long distance



cannot be easily noticed from a distance



exists in some parts of the area



occupies the rural area

83 ) 

If a place is “arid”, it is ………….. .


 

damp                                           


dry                              


warm                                       


clean

84 ) 

Mildura has become a fertile city because …………….. .


 

it is in the middle of the desert



farmers grow fruit and vegetables there



of the good irrigation system



 a lot of tourists visit it every day

85 ) 

According to the passage, tourists can enjoy travelling in the Murray river in …………….. .


 

a pick – up truck                                     


a canoe



a rented car                                             


a houseboat

86 ) 

“the two giant rivers” in paragraph 3 refers to ………….. .             


 

Murray and Darling



Murray and rural Australia



Darling and rural Australia



 Australian outback and Darling

87 ) 

When you describe a place as an idyll, it means that place is ……………. .


 

near, fertile and interesting



clean, interesting and huge



pleasant, simple and peaceful



 far away, calm and cheap

88 ) 

“outback” in paragraph 4 means ………….. .       


 

close                       


far away                


behind                   


continual

89 ) 

Passage 2


              He reads her the headlines


              As she makes the tea,


              Then they tune their set in


              to Radio 3.


              The washing up’s something


              They both do together,


              Then he’s off to the garden


              In fair of foul weather


              While she hoovers round.


              Does the dusting and sings


(It’s hard to get out of the


Habit of things)


By 11 it’s time for some


Coffee and cake, (The kind that she’s only


too happy to bake).


They’re sown to the pub


By opening time;


His is a pint, hers


a small gin and lime.


And so the day goes in


Small moments they share,


And old age is a pleasure,


Not something to bear.


89. “They” in line 3 refers to ……………… .

 

the headlines                                            


the radio programs


the two friends                                          


the husband and wife

90 ) 

“ foul weather” is the time when ………. .


 

it is fine                                                   


it’s sunny



the weather is bad                              


birds sing and the wind breezes

91 ) 

When a person “hoovers” round, she ………… .


 

walks around in a happy manner            


uses a vacuum cleaner to clean a carpet



sweeps the shelves with a duster          


hops and sings happily

92 ) 

They usually have coffee and cake …………. .


 

after lunch                  


before lunch               


before midnight      


as their brunch

93 ) 

“ foul weather” is the time when ………. .


 

it is fine                                                          


it’s sunny



the weather is bad                               


birds sing and the wind breezes

94 ) 

which word rhymes with “together” in stanza 2?


 

something                      


garden                             


weather                    


round

95 ) 

How many “habit of things” have you found in stanza 2?


 

six                    


five                


four                               


three

96 ) 

When a person “hoovers” round, she ………… .


 

walks around in a happy manner           


uses a vacuum cleaner to clean a carpet



sweeps the shelves with a duster             


hops and sings happily

97 ) 

They usually have coffee and cake …………. .


 

after lunch                     


before lunch                  


before midnight           


as their brunch

98 ) 

The pub is a place where “they” have ………….. .


 

some fruit                                  


some leisure time



some talk                                 


some drink

99 ) 

“hers” In stanza 4 means her ………… .


 

time                


pub                 


drink                


habit

100 ) 

Which line shows “ he and she” help each other with the activity?


 

He reads her the headlines.                                     


They both so together.



They’re down to the pub.                                    


Small moments they share.

101 ) 

Which statement is not true according to the poem?


 

“He and she” are worried about their age.



“He and she” like to watch television.



“He and she” are fond of drinking.



 “He and she” find out that life is pleasant

102 ) 

From the poem, the reader can infer that …………… .


 

happy like makes a family



it’s essential to spend a person s’s leisure usefully



housework can make a person strong and healthy



a small gin and lime are refreshing

103 ) 

This poem is about …………. .


 

how an old man and old lady do the housework



an old couple who have lived together happily



two people who like to listen to the radio



he daily routines a normal family shares