PET for Schools – Test 1 Reading Welcome to your PET for Schools – Test 1 Reading & Writing Thời gian làm bài là 60 phút Họ Tên và Mã Lớp Số điện thoại PART 1 Questions 1-5 For each question, choose the correct answer.1. To: John From: Jane Hi John, I don't understand our geography homework. I'm having problems with how rivers are created high up in mountains. Please can you come to my house this evening to help me? Thanks, Jane What does Jane want John to do? A. meet her at school this evening to do some homework together B. help her understand something she can't on her own in a school subject C. explain how mountains are created as she has trouble understanding 2. A. Jim's mum will be cooking dinner tonight later than usual. B. Jim's mum can't go to the supermarket on her way back from work. C. Jim's mum will not be home at her normal time today. 3. CLOSED Our shop will be closed all day due to a problem with the electricity. We don't have any lights and our freezers don't work. We have sent all our food to another shop to keep it fresh. A. The shop will remain closed for a few hours until the power is back on. B. No food can be bought here because of a power cut. C. One cannot shop for food at this shop as all fresh products have been sold out. 4. LOST Our small cat is missing. We last saw him on Friday evening next to the park. His name is Tiddles and has black and white hair. If you see him, please call 09987-555-254. A. The owners of a missing pet are asking for help to locate him. B. The cat was found in the local park and is waiting for its owners to collect him. C. Those interested in volunteering to help search for Tiddles should contact his owners by phone. 5. Bob's Burger Bar Book your birthday parties at Bob's Burger Bar. We have a special menu which includes burgers, pieces of chicken, chips, soft drinks and a big chocolate cake with candles. Go to our website and fill in the form. A. If you want to have a party at Bob's Burger Bar, you can decide on the birthday menu online. B. Bob's Burger Bar can make preparations for your birthday party including food and decorations. C. Bob's Burger Bar is a suitable place to celebrate a special occasion with one's friends. PART 2 Questions 6-10 For each question, choose the correct answer. The people below all enjoy going to sports events. There are descriptions of eight places where people can see different sports. Decide which sports event would be the most suitable for the following people. SPORTS EVENTS A. Cricket Cricket is a nice and relaxing sport to watch. One game can last all day, so you will need to take a cushion with you. Some people take a picnic with them. People are usually very quiet while watching cricket. They only shout and clap when a player scores points for their team. Cricket is only played in the summer and is postponed if it rains. B. Tennis Most tennis competitions take place outside and need the weather to be warm and dry. There are very few seats compared to other sports so it can be difficult to get tickets. These competitions can take all day so people take their own food and drinks with them. One of the rules of watching tennis : is that you must be very quiet while the athletes are playing, When players score a point, the crowd claps. C. Skiing Skiing is a winter sport and a lot of snow is needed. Skiing competitions take place in countries which have mountains. It can be very cold watching skiing. Most people take a special bottle with tea or coffee to keep them warm. There is a lot of waiting when watching a ski competition and when someone skis past, you only see them for about 10 seconds. D. Football Football can be a very noisy game and is played all year round. For the important matches, some stadiums can hold around 90,000 people. Some people have to stand all the time. Football fans often have to travel a lot when their team plays away. You are not allowed to take your own food into the stadium. They sell hot food and drinks. E. Basketball Basketball is played inside and there are two teams that try to get the ball into the basket the most times. People who watch basketball are sometimes noisy but not as much as football fans, for example. Basketball can be played all year round and it doesn't matter what the weather is like outside. You can't take food into the stadium, but members of staff go around the stadium selling cold snacks and drinks. F. Horse Racing Horse racing is an event that lasts all day and has lots of different individual races. These events take place all year round and in all weathers except for snow or if the ground is frozen. Lots of people take picnics and can park their car near the race track. There are usually a few restaurants available with views of the race track G. Beach Volleyball This is a very popular sport in the summer by the seaside. Many games are played on public beaches, so anybody can go and watch. The players don't wear shoes because they are playing on the sand. As it is public, anyone can take food and drinks to the matches. But there is too much sand to have a picnic when watching beach volleyball H. Rugby Rugby players carry the rugby ball, but they can kick it if they want. Rugby is also a very popular game but the people who watch rugby are usually better behaved than those who watch football. Food is not allowed in the stadium but is available to buy. People watching rugby usually stay sitting down. This sport is played all year round. 6. Jane loves the cold and drinking lots of tea. She puts on some warm clothes, makes a lot of tea and goes climbing to watch sports events. She doesn't watch sports in the summer. Please select your answer A B C D E F G H 7. Paul doesn't like noisy sports. During the winter he doesn't go to any sports events. He likes going to an event with his friends and having a picnic. He hopes it doesn't rain. Please select your answer A B C D E F G H 8. Dean and Jim like watching team sports and follow their team all over the country. They like to stand and shout really loud when their team scores. They always buy burgers and chips at half time. Please select your answer A B C D E F G H 9. When Helen is on her summer holidays, she gets up early in the morning and goes swimming. She then finds a nice place to sunbathe. From where she is, she can watch her favourite sport. Please select your answer A B C D E F G H 10. Carol usually books her seats in advance for the event. In the morning she prepares some sandwiches to have during the event. She talks a lot and sometimes event staff tell her to be quiet. Please select your answer A B C D E F G H So what happens after school? by Sam Adams I was wondering what I should do with my life when I finish school. My parents told me that I still had a couple of years ahead of me but that did not reassure me. So I went online and found everything about career advisors. Most secondary schools in England have members of staff who give careers advice to their students. They are called careers advisors. A year before they leave school, the careers advisor will talk to the students one by one and ask them what they want to do in the future. The advisor will look at the students' grades to see what subjects they are stronger in. For example, if they are good at maths, they can become an accountant. The advice is not just about the part of finding a job; it's also telling the student what university course they must do first. If a student wants to become a lawyer, he or she will have to go to university for three or four years to study law. However, if someone wants to be a doctor, they will need good grades in biology and other science subjects. With good grades, they can go to university and do their basic medical training which is six years. But their studying doesn't finish at university. They then have to study at hospital for another two or three years. The careers advisor also helps students who don't have the grades to go to university. The advisor helps the students with their CV and shows them how to find and apply for jobs. Sometimes there are short courses they can do to learn a new skill quickly. For example, they can go on a hairdressing course and then learn more while they work. Some organisations offer training on the job, such as factories and farms. The government has many areas which offer possibilities for those" who can't go to university. Students can join the army and be trained to become a soldier, or if they want, they could become a sailor with the navy. So I guess that now I shouldn't be feeling so anxious. When the time comes, I'll make sure I'll ask a careers advisor for help. 11. How do career advisors meet the students? A. in a small group B. in individual meetings C. all the class together D. the whole school at the same time 12. What does the advisor look for before giving advice? A. what the student isn't very good at B. university courses in other countries C. what the student is better at D. the student's CV and folder 13. What happens after studying medicine at a university? A. The student must go on to study biology as well. B. The student can train others to become doctors, too. C. The student can practise medicine immediately after. D. The student carries on learning for another few years. 14. How do advisors help students with not very good grades? A. They show them the best way to get a job. B. They help them with on-the-job training, C. They give extra classes to help them get to university. D. They take them to a farm and a factory to show them their options. 15. What would Sam text to a friend who seeks career advice? A. I'm as worried as you are as I don't know what options are available for us. B. I guess you could ask your parents for help; that's what I did. C. There is no need to panic as there are people at school that can help you with that. D. Your teachers will make career decisions for you so that you don't have to deal with it. Part 4 Questions 16-20Five sentences have been removed from the text below.For each question, choose the correct answer.There are three extra sentences which you do not need to use. The most unusual festival I've been to by Diane Key Last year I visited a small village near the city of Gloucester, England, where a very special and unusual race takes place once a year. It's called 'Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling'. On a Saturday at the beginning of spring, people from all over the world go to Cooper's Hill to see the race. The first written information about the race was in a message sent to the local government in 1826. 16 So nobody knows when it really started. Each year, the event becomes more and more popular with people coming from all over the world to take part and to watch. 17The way the race works is as follows. There is a very large piece of cheese, which is round, like a wheel, and weighs about 4 kilograms. 18 One of the people in charge of the event sends the large piece of cheese down the hill and half a second later everyone taking part runs down the hill after the cheese. 19 In the past, the cheese has hit people watching the race and injured them. It's not just the spectators who get injured; many of the people running down the hill get serious injuries, too. The injuries are usually broken ankles and legs as the runners lose control coming down the steep hill. 20 T here are also lots of local people helping to catch the runners, so they don't fall over and hurt themselves, they are called 'catchers'.This event has become so famous that it appears on television all over the world on the BBC network and, also, on Trans World Sport. People watching this event think it is very strange and that the people taking part are crazy. A. It has wood around it to protect it.B. The police think the event is very dangerous.C. Winners of the event have come from the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Nepal.D. Sometimes they use an old tyre.E. The words in this message showed that this event was already a tradition then.F. That's why, at the bottom of the hill, there are lots of ambulances and medical staff. G. The first person over the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese.H. Children are not allowed to eat the cheese. Part 5 Questions 21-26For each question choose the correct answer. My first flight Last week my family and I travelled by plane for the first time. I must admit we all had a few questions that we were too (21)___ to ask anyone and I guess there are many other teens that could use some (22)___ to help them go through their first flight.So, first, make sure you arrive with all the (23)___ paperwork to board the flight that is your passport, which must be valid. As most airlines issue e-tickets, don't worry if you don't get a paper ticket, as well. Once you show though your e-ticket to the staff, you will be given a physical boarding pass; this is what will give you (24)___ to the aeroplane. All travellers get confused by airline rules about baggage. For trips lasting several days or more, you'll need to (25)___ in a piece of hold luggage, while for a long weekend or for a city break, all you need can usually fit into a bag or case which you can take with you on the plane. Once you've made it successfully on to your flight, look for a number followed by a letter on your boarding pass. That's your seat number. If you can't locate your seat, the cabin crew will be happy to help and put your luggage in a safe place, either in an overhead (26)___ or under your seat. Now, all you need to do is sit back and relax. 21. A. confused B. embarrassed C. interested D. relieved 22. A. clues B. news C. tips D. predictions 23. A. necessary B. common C. convenient D. frequent 24. A. introduction B. connection C. allowance D. access 25. A. call B. fill C. check D. give 26. A. drawer B. locker C. case D. shelf Part 6 Questions 27-32For each question, write the correct answer.Write ONE word for each gap. Staying in on a Saturday night Most teenagers look forward to Saturday night as it is normally the time to go (27) and have fun with friends. But occasionally, as I am exhausted from all the studying for school, I just need to relax and (28) at home. Tonight, two of my friends are coming round to my house and we are (29) to watch a film on Netflix together. We are going to watch an action film, which is great, because my audio system has four speakers around the living room. The sound effects will be great! We have decided to order some pizzas because my mum has to work late and none of us wanted to cook tonight. (30) is also a lot of ice cream in the freezer for dessert. I guess we won't be eating healthy food tonight. My sister (31) already gone to the cinema with her friends, so she won't be bothering us (32) she comes home early! WRITING PART 1 các bạn viết ra giấy rồi nộp cho giáo viên nhé! You must answer this question. Write your answer in about 100 words. Question 1 Read this email from your English-speaking friend Ben and the notes you have made. Write your email to Ben using all the notes. PART 2 các bạn viết ra giấy rồi nộp cho giáo viên nhé! Choose one of these questions. Write your answer in about 100 words. Question 2 Read this notice on an international English website for young people. Articles wanted! TV programmes Write an article telling us what kind of TV programmes you enjoy watching. Which is your favourite programme and what is special about it? Do you prefer to watch TV alone or with other people? Why or why not? The best articles answering these questions will be published next month. Write your article. Question 3 Your English teacher has asked you to write a story. Your story must begin with this sentence: As the train arrived at the station, Sue realised that her life was about to change forever. Write your storycác bạn viết ra giấy rồi nộp cho giáo viên nhé! thanh2021-12-23T15:15:11+07:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInTumblrPinterestEmail About the Author: thanh Leave A Comment HủyYou must be logged in to post a comment.
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