Reading Unit 7

  1. English
  2. 8 Grade
  3. My Hien
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Dear Granddad, I’ve got some really (1)_____ news. I may go to Camp Timber with Ace (2)_____ this summer. Mum (3)_____ I can go. The only (4)______ is that Ace’s dad says that it’s too expensive. Still Ace thinks he’ll probably be able to make some money by doing jobs around the house. He even promised his dad he would take the dog for a walk! His sister is really angry because she wants (5) _____ to camp as well, but she’s too young. She’s only eight. Anyway, I (6)______ he can go. Love, Debbie PS Tom says he’ll phone you soon. 1. 2. a. great a. in b. good b. at c. wonderful c.on d. all are correct d. Ø 3. 4. a. say a. news b. says b. problem c. is saying c. event d. will say d. occasion 5. 6. a. go a. hope b. to go b. plan c. going c. look d. to going d. seem

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Read the following passage and choose the item (a, b, c, or d) that best answers each of the questions about it. Since 1877, the Fresh Air Fund has helped poor children from New York City spend summers in the country. Each year, over ten thousand children, ages 6 to 18, participate in the program. Some stay at a camp; others live with a host family. The fund pays for all expenses. The camps are for 8-to 15-year-olds. At camp, children can learn about the stars, see deer and cows and other animals, and go hiking, fishing, and of course, swimming. The children learn responsibility by helping out with chores like making beds and waiting on tables. host (n) : chủ expense (n) : chi phí responsibility (n): trách nhiệm 1. The aim of the Fresh Air Fund is to help_____ . a. poor children b. children from New York City c. all children d. poor children from New York City 2. How many children take part in the program every year? a. all children ages 6 to 18 b. ten thousand c. over ten thousand d. no information 3. What does the word ‘others’ in line 4 refer to? a. summer b. camps c. programs d. children 4. What do the children do at the camp? a. Learn about the stars. b. See deer, cows, and other animals. c. Go hiking, fishing and swimming.

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d. all are correct 5. Which of the following could replace the word ‘chores’ in line 8? a. homework b. hard work c. housework d. all are correct