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VŨ TUẤN HẢI
16-02-2010, 10:05 PM
As the Millennium approaches, an economic earthquake is shaking the globe, producing an upheaval comparable to the Industrial Revolution that gave birth to the manufacturing age. The Information Revolution is powered by breathtaking technological advances, accelerating world trade and the spread of free – market policies. Economic values are being torn down. Vast new madents beckon. Ten years ago, the free – market economies encompassed 1 billion people. Now, says U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Lawrence Summers, “It is only a slight exaggeration to say this is the era when 3 billion people entered the free – market.
Yet the world is also entering an era of uncertainly and dislocation. Just as the Industrial Revolution unleashed forces that destroyed the old agricultural order, so the Information Revolution is creating a new global division of labor with far – reaching consequences for the fortunes of nations and individuals.
The only certainty, perhaps, is the size and speed of change. The globalized economy is one of 24 – hour financial markets, huge split – second flows of international funds, and intense competition as companies roam the world for capital, labor, technology, raw materials, and markets. More flexible production techniques are allowing giant global corporations to locate their activities wherever it is economically most advantageous. The traditional “industrial” countries, led by the U.S, are moving inexorably, though at differing speeds, to service – based economies. In the not to distant future, only 1 in 10 of their workers will be employed in manufacturing.
Many economists are confident that a bright era of world growth will emerge from the current disruptions, that the changes are no more disturbing than the 18th century moves from countryside to industry. Service jobs replacing those in manufacturing are by no means all low paid. They include banking, insurance, marketing, design, and computer programming.

1. Which of the following is the main topic of the passage ?
A. The changing job market.
B. Changing financial markets.
C. Global increase in employment.
D. Worldwide economic changes.

2. The word “upheaval” in bold in paragraph 1 is closet in meaning to__________
A. convulsion
B. revolution
C. agitation
D. explosion

3. It can be inferred from the passage that there will be more______________
A. manufacturing in the future
B. global trade
C. people employed in manufacturing
D. free – lance workers

4. The author compares the Information Revolution to____________-
A. free – market economies
B. the manufacturing age
C. the Industrial Revolution
D. an economic age

5. The word “unleashed” in bold in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by___________
A. separated
B. liberated
C. justified
D. divided

6. According to the passage, the globalized economy helps to_________________
A. increase competitiveness
B. cause corporate uncertainty
C. develop world travel
D. produce large companies

7. It can be referred from the passage that the Information Revolution will___________
A. produce more industries
B. help destroy manufacturing
C. increase the speed of change
D. create new jobs

8. The word “roam” in bold in paragraph 3 is closet in meaning to_________
A. walk
B. cross
C. travel
D. discover

9. The word “they” in bold in paragraph 4 refers to_______________
A. economists
B. jobs
C. changes
D. moves

Note: Không sử dụng từ điển

Hạn nộp bài: 21/2/2010

ha_a4_cva
21-02-2010, 04:17 PM
As the Millennium approaches, an economic earthquake is shaking the globe, producing an upheaval comparable to the Industrial Revolution that gave birth to the manufacturing age. The Information Revolution is powered by breathtaking technological advances, accelerating world trade and the spread of free – market policies. Economic values are being torn down. Vast new madents beckon. Ten years ago, the free – market economies encompassed 1 billion people. Now, says U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Lawrence Summers, “It is only a slight exaggeration to say this is the era when 3 billion people entered the free – market.
Yet the world is also entering an era of uncertainly and dislocation. Just as the Industrial Revolution unleashed forces that destroyed the old agricultural order, so the Information Revolution is creating a new global division of labor with far – reaching consequences for the fortunes of nations and individuals.
The only certainty, perhaps, is the size and speed of change. The globalized economy is one of 24 – hour financial markets, huge split – second flows of international funds, and intense competition as companies roam the world for capital, labor, technology, raw materials, and markets. More flexible production techniques are allowing giant global corporations to locate their activities wherever it is economically most advantageous. The traditional “industrial” countries, led by the U.S, are moving inexorably, though at differing speeds, to service – based economies. In the not to distant future, only 1 in 10 of their workers will be employed in manufacturing.
Many economists are confident that a bright era of world growth will emerge from the current disruptions, that the changes are no more disturbing than the 18th century moves from countryside to industry. Service jobs replacing those in manufacturing are by no means all low paid. They include banking, insurance, marketing, design, and computer programming.
1. Which of the following is the main topic of the passage ?
A. The changing job market.
B. Changing financial markets.
C. Global increase in employment.
D. Worldwide economic changes.
2. The word “upheaval” in bold in paragraph 1 is closet in meaning to__________
A. convulsion
B. revolution
C. agitation
D. explosion
3. It can be inferred from the passage that there will be more______________
A. manufacturing in the future
B. global trade
C. people employed in manufacturing
D. free – lance workers
4. The author compares the Information Revolution to____________-
A. free – market economies
B. the manufacturing age
C. the Industrial Revolution
D. an economic age
5. The word “unleashed” in bold in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by___________
A. separated
B. liberated
C. justified
D. divided
6. According to the passage, the globalized economy helps to_________________
A. increase competitiveness
B. cause corporate uncertainty
C. develop world travel
D. produce large companies
7. It can be referred from the passage that the Information Revolution will___________
A. produce more industries
B. help destroy manufacturing
C. increase the speed of change
D. create new jobs
8. The word “roam” in bold in paragraph 3 is closet in meaning to_________
A. walk
B. cross
C. travel
D. discover
9. The word “they” in bold in paragraph 4 refers to_______________
A. economists
B. jobs
C. changes
D. moves

Note: Không sử dụng từ điển

Hạn nộp bài: 21/2/2010


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xuka_pricess
21-02-2010, 04:31 PM
[quote=VŨ TUẤN HẢI;315150]As the Millennium approaches, an economic earthquake is shaking the globe, producing an upheaval comparable to the Industrial Revolution that gave birth to the manufacturing age. The Information Revolution is powered by breathtaking technological advances, accelerating world trade and the spread of free – market policies. Economic values are being torn down. Vast new madents beckon. Ten years ago, the free – market economies encompassed 1 billion people. Now, says U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Lawrence Summers, “It is only a slight exaggeration to say this is the era when 3 billion people entered the free – market.
Yet the world is also entering an era of uncertainly and dislocation. Just as the Industrial Revolution unleashed forces that destroyed the old agricultural order, so the Information Revolution is creating a new global division of labor with far – reaching consequences for the fortunes of nations and individuals.
The only certainty, perhaps, is the size and speed of change. The globalized economy is one of 24 – hour financial markets, huge split – second flows of international funds, and intense competition as companies roam the world for capital, labor, technology, raw materials, and markets. More flexible production techniques are allowing giant global corporations to locate their activities wherever it is economically most advantageous. The traditional “industrial” countries, led by the U.S, are moving inexorably, though at differing speeds, to service – based economies. In the not to distant future, only 1 in 10 of their workers will be employed in manufacturing.
Many economists are confident that a bright era of world growth will emerge from the current disruptions, that the changes are no more disturbing than the 18th century moves from countryside to industry. Service jobs replacing those in manufacturing are by no means all low paid. They include banking, insurance, marketing, design, and computer programming.
1. Which of the following is the main topic of the passage ?
A. The changing job market.
B. Changing financial markets.
C. Global increase in employment.
D. Worldwide economic changes.
2. The word “upheaval” in bold in paragraph 1 is closet in meaning to__________
A. convulsion
B. revolution
C. agitation
D. explosion
3. It can be inferred from the passage that there will be more______________
A. manufacturing in the future
B. global trade
C. people employed in manufacturing
D. free – lance workers
4. The author compares the Information Revolution to____________-
A. free – market economies
B. the manufacturing age
C. the Industrial Revolution
D. an economic age
5. The word “unleashed” in bold in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by___________
A. separated
B. liberated
C. justified
D. divided
6. According to the passage, the globalized economy helps to_________________
A. increase competitiveness
B. cause corporate uncertainty
C. develop world travel
D. produce large companies
7. It can be referred from the passage that the Information Revolution will___________
A. produce more industries
B. help destroy manufacturing
C. increase the speed of change
D. create new jobs
8. The word “roam” in bold in paragraph 3 is closet in meaning to_________
A. walk
B. cross
C. travel
D. discover
9. The word “they” in bold in paragraph 4 refers to_______________
A. economists
B. jobs
C. changes
D. moves

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VŨ TUẤN HẢI
22-02-2010, 02:31 PM
Key:

1. D. Worldwide economic changes.
2. A . convulsion
3. D. free – lance workers
4. C. the Industrial Revolution
5. B. liberated
6. A . increase competitiveness
7. C. increase the speed of change
8. C. travel
9. B. jobs

SS ha_a4_cva: 4/9
Xuka_pricess: 4/9



NEXT:

A team of Russian scientists has challenged the theory that the woolly mammoths became extinct 10.000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age. The scientists have reported that the beasts may have survived until 2.000 BC on an island off the coast of Siberia, where researchers uncovered 29 fossilized woolly mammoth teeth ranging in age from 4.000 to 7.000 years. The question to be asked now is, how did these prehistoric pachyderms survive in their island environment ? One possibility is that they adapted to confined surroundings by decreasing their bulk. This theory is based on their smaller tooth size, which has led scientists to believe that they were only 6 feet tall at the shoulder compared with the 10 feet of their full – sized counterpart. But would this be enough to enable them to survive thousands of years beyond that of other mammoths ? Researchers are still working to uncover the reasons for this isolated group’s belated disappearance.

1. With which topic is this passage mainly concerned ?
A. Some scientists have challenged a theory.
B. Some small teeth have discovered.
C. Some mammoths lived longer than others.
D. Some pachyderms survived on an island.

2. According to the passage, some researchers suggest that mammoths became extinct about__________________
A. 2.000 years ago.
B. 4.000 years ago.
C. 7.000 years ago.
D. 10.000 years ago

3. The word “woolly”as used in this passage refers to the animal’s__________
A. body size.
B. feet size.
C. hair.
D. teeth.

4. The word “counterpart” in bold in line 6 refers to__________________
A. mammoths with more feet.
B. mammoths in an earlier time.
C. mammoths with smaller teeth.
D. larger mammoths on the island.

5. The word “enable” in bold in line 7 could be best replaced by___________
A. authorize.
B. enjoin.
C. undertake.
D. allow.

6. The word “belated” in bold in line 8 is closet in meaning to____________
A. delayed.
B. early.
C. sudden.
D. gradual.

7. According to the scientists, the woolly mammoths may have managed to______________
A. shed their hair.
B. grew smaller teeth.
C. became herbivores.
D. decreased in size.

8. The reason for the disappearance of the mammoths on the island is_______________
A. that the temperature changed.
B. is not yet known.
C. that they were isolated.
D. that larger mammoths killed them.

9. Which of the following items is NOT used to refer to mammoths ?
A. beasts.
B. pachyderms.
C. bulk.
D. group.


Hạn nộp bài: 29/2/2010

ha_a4_cva
28-02-2010, 09:03 PM
Key:

1. D. Worldwide economic changes.
2. A . convulsion
3. D. free – lance workers
4. C. the Industrial Revolution
5. B. liberated
6. A . increase competitiveness
7. C. increase the speed of change
8. C. travel
9. B. jobs

SS ha_a4_cva: 4/9
Xuka_pricess: 4/9



NEXT:

A team of Russian scientists has challenged the theory that the woolly mammoths became extinct 10.000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age. The scientists have reported that the beasts may have survived until 2.000 BC on an island off the coast of Siberia, where researchers uncovered 29 fossilized woolly mammoth teeth ranging in age from 4.000 to 7.000 years. The question to be asked now is, how did these prehistoric pachyderms survive in their island environment ? One possibility is that they adapted to confined surroundings by decreasing their bulk. This theory is based on their smaller tooth size, which has led scientists to believe that they were only 6 feet tall at the shoulder compared with the 10 feet of their full – sized counterpart. But would this be enough to enable them to survive thousands of years beyond that of other mammoths ? Researchers are still working to uncover the reasons for this isolated group’s belated disappearance.

1. With which topic is this passage mainly concerned ?
A. Some scientists have challenged a theory.
B. Some small teeth have discovered.
C. Some mammoths lived longer than others.
D. Some pachyderms survived on an island.

2. According to the passage, some researchers suggest that mammoths became extinct about__________________
A. 2.000 years ago.
B. 4.000 years ago.
C. 7.000 years ago.
D. 10.000 years ago

3. The word “woolly”as used in this passage refers to the animal’s__________
A. body size.
B. feet size.
C. hair.
D. teeth.

4. The word “counterpart” in bold in line 6 refers to__________________
A. mammoths with more feet.
B. mammoths in an earlier time.
C. mammoths with smaller teeth.
D. larger mammoths on the island.

5. The word “enable” in bold in line 7 could be best replaced by___________
A. authorize.
B. enjoin.
C. undertake.
D. allow.

6. The word “belated” in bold in line 8 is closet in meaning to____________
A. delayed.
B. early.
C. sudden.
D. gradual.

7. According to the scientists, the woolly mammoths may have managed to______________
A. shed their hair.
B. grew smaller teeth.
C. became herbivores.
D. decreased in size.

8. The reason for the disappearance of the mammoths on the island is_______________
A. that the temperature changed.
B. is not yet known.
C. that they were isolated.
D. that larger mammoths killed them.

9. Which of the following items is NOT used to refer to mammoths ?
A. beasts.
B. pachyderms.
C. bulk.
D. group.


Hạn nộp bài: 29/2/2010

hix, đâu có dễ hơn tư nào đâu e :06:

thuhuong174
28-02-2010, 10:34 PM
next:

a Team Of Russian Scientists Has Challenged The Theory That The Woolly Mammoths Became Extinct 10.000 Years Ago At The End Of The Ice Age. The Scientists Have Reported That The Beasts May Have Survived Until 2.000 Bc On An Island Off The Coast Of Siberia, Where Researchers Uncovered 29 Fossilized Woolly Mammoth Teeth Ranging In Age From 4.000 To 7.000 Years. The Question To Be Asked Now Is, How Did These Prehistoric Pachyderms Survive In Their Island Environment ? One Possibility Is That They Adapted To Confined Surroundings By Decreasing Their Bulk. This Theory Is Based On Their Smaller Tooth Size, Which Has Led Scientists To Believe That They Were Only 6 Feet Tall At The Shoulder Compared With The 10 Feet Of Their Full – Sized counterpart. But Would This Be Enough To enable Them To Survive Thousands Of Years Beyond That Of Other Mammoths ? Researchers Are Still Working To Uncover The Reasons For This Isolated Group’s belated disappearance.

1. With Which Topic Is This Passage Mainly Concerned ?
a. Some Scientists Have Challenged A Theory.
b. Some Small Teeth Have Discovered.
c. Some Mammoths Lived Longer Than Others.
d. Some Pachyderms Survived On An Island.

2. According To The Passage, Some Researchers Suggest That Mammoths Became Extinct About__________________
a. 2.000 Years Ago.
b. 4.000 Years Ago.
c. 7.000 Years Ago.
d. 10.000 Years Ago

3. The Word “woolly”as Used In This Passage Refers To The Animal’s__________
a. Body Size.
b. Feet Size.
c. Hair.
d. Teeth.

4. The Word “counterpart” In Bold In Line 6 Refers To__________________
a. Mammoths With More Feet.
b. Mammoths In An Earlier Time.
c. Mammoths With Smaller Teeth.
d. Larger Mammoths On The Island.

5. The Word “enable” In Bold In Line 7 Could Be Best Replaced By___________
a. Authorize.
b. Enjoin.
c. Undertake.
d. Allow.

6. The Word “belated” In Bold In Line 8 Is Closet In Meaning To____________
a. Delayed.
b. Early.
c. Sudden.
d. Gradual.

7. According To The Scientists, The Woolly Mammoths May Have Managed To______________
a. Shed Their Hair.
b. Grew Smaller Teeth.
c. Became Herbivores.
d. Decreased In Size.

8. The Reason For The Disappearance Of The Mammoths On The Island Is_______________
a. That The Temperature Changed.
b. Is Not Yet Known.
c. That They Were Isolated.
d. That Larger Mammoths Killed Them.

9. Which Of The Following Items Is Not Used To Refer To Mammoths ?
a. Beasts.
b. Pachyderms.
c. Bulk.
d. Group.


hạn Nộp Bài: 29/2/2010

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thuhuong174
06-03-2010, 09:49 PM
Ko ai chữa bài àh?

VŨ TUẤN HẢI
09-03-2010, 12:00 PM
Key:

1. B. Some small teeth have discovered.
2. B. 4.000 years ago.
3. C. hair.
4. B. mammoths in an earlier time.
5. D. allow.
6. A. delayed.
7. D. decreased in size.
8. B. is not yet known.
9. C. bulk.


Không có tính năng edit bài cho mấy người chán quá :( mấy người tự check lại nhé

Tổng kết:
Thuhuong174: 8/9 (Sai câu 1) => Good !
ha_a4_cva: 2/9 (Sai câu 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9)

Hiện giờ ḿnh rất bận do thi nhiều môn một tiết, để khi nào thi xong ḿnh sẽ post bài mới :D.

Mong ss ha_a4_cva thông cảm

ha_a4_cva
09-03-2010, 06:21 PM
=)), ảo ảnh k đỡ được =)), số lượng đúng giảm 1 nửa so với lần trước =)), để về ngâm cứu kĩ ùi có ǵ hỏi lại :)

ha_a4_cva
09-03-2010, 10:47 PM
Key:

1. D. Worldwide economic changes.
2. A . convulsion
3. D. free – lance workers
4. C. the Industrial Revolution
5. B. liberated
6. A . increase competitiveness
7. C. increase the speed of change
8. C. travel
9. B. jobs

SS ha_a4_cva: 4/9
Xuka_pricess: 4/9



NEXT:

A team of Russian scientists has challenged the theory that the woolly mammoths became extinct 10.000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age. The scientists have reported that the beasts may have survived until 2.000 BC on an island off the coast of Siberia, where researchers uncovered 29 fossilized woolly mammoth teeth ranging in age from 4.000 to 7.000 years. The question to be asked now is, how did these prehistoric pachyderms survive in their island environment ? One possibility is that they adapted to confined surroundings by decreasing their bulk. This theory is based on their smaller tooth size, which has led scientists to believe that they were only 6 feet tall at the shoulder compared with the 10 feet of their full – sized counterpart. But would this be enough to enable them to survive thousands of years beyond that of other mammoths ? Researchers are still working to uncover the reasons for this isolated group’s belated disappearance.

1. With which topic is this passage mainly concerned ?
A. Some scientists have challenged a theory.
B. Some small teeth have discovered.
C. Some mammoths lived longer than others.
D. Some pachyderms survived on an island.

2. According to the passage, some researchers suggest that mammoths became extinct about__________________
A. 2.000 years ago.
B. 4.000 years ago.
C. 7.000 years ago.
D. 10.000 years ago

3. The word “woolly”as used in this passage refers to the animal’s__________
A. body size.
B. feet size.
C. hair.
D. teeth.

4. The word “counterpart” in bold in line 6 refers to__________________
A. mammoths with more feet.
B. mammoths in an earlier time.
C. mammoths with smaller teeth.
D. larger mammoths on the island.

5. The word “enable” in bold in line 7 could be best replaced by___________
A. authorize.
B. enjoin.
C. undertake.
D. allow.

6. The word “belated” in bold in line 8 is closet in meaning to____________
A. delayed.
B. early.
C. sudden.
D. gradual.

7. According to the scientists, the woolly mammoths may have managed to______________
A. shed their hair.
B. grew smaller teeth.
C. became herbivores.
D. decreased in size.

8. The reason for the disappearance of the mammoths on the island is_______________
A. that the temperature changed.
B. is not yet known.
C. that they were isolated.
D. that larger mammoths killed them.

9. Which of the following items is NOT used to refer to mammoths ?
A. beasts.
B. pachyderms.
C. bulk.
D. group.


Hạn nộp bài: 29/2/2010

tại sao câu 2 k fải là 7000 năm?
mà tại sao câu 1 k fải ư a :23_002:
Mấy câu c̣n lại đọc lại thấy ḿnh sai lè :72:, kiểu nh́n máy làm sai thía này th́ thi toefl ibt thía nào được đây :06:

Peculiar
14-03-2010, 08:51 PM
tại sao câu 2 k fải là 7000 năm?
mà tại sao câu 1 k fải ư a :23_002:
Mấy câu c̣n lại đọc lại thấy ḿnh sai lè :72:, kiểu nh́n máy làm sai thía này th́ thi toefl ibt thía nào được đây :06:
Logic thôi em. Nếu nó biến mất nhiều nhất là 4000 năm trước th́ mới có thể t́m ra răng có niên đại 4000-7000 năm, chứ nếu nó biến mất 7000 năm trước th́ lấy đâu ra răng có niên đại 4000 năm.
C̣n nội dung bài này xoay quay những hệ quả, giả thuyết phải xem xét của một phát hiện khoa học. Chuyện giả thuyết hiện tại bị lật lại chỉ là một hệ quả thôi, chứ không phải ư chính.

ha_a4_cva
15-03-2010, 05:40 PM
ơ, cái răng đấy có tuổi từ 4000-7000 chứ ạ, thế th́ cái con có cái răng đấy phải die nhiều nhất từ 7000 năm trước chứ nhỉ, lạ ghê, có thể tại e hiểu sai ư >,<

VŨ TUẤN HẢI
26-03-2010, 07:19 PM
2026

We may not be driving around in hover cars or eating tablets instead of tasty food, but in 16 years’ time some things will be very different.
The four – day working week will certainly be a reality, so we’ll have a lot more time for leisure activities. But what else will be different ? (…)
If you ask a hundred people to look into the future, you will probably get a hundred answers. But two major themes seem to emerge from almost every prediction made.
The first is variety in every aspect of our lives. We’ll probably be living in what futurologists have called a ‘multi – option society’. You may be married with 2.2 children, but this won’t be the norm any more. It will simply be one of a number of choices, along with living in groups and living alone.
The other huge influence on our lives will be micro technology – computers and telecommunications. Take work, for instance. Factories will be run largely by robots, so they’ll be cleaner places for the few people who work in them. Offices, too, will go electronic with the result that paper will almost completely disappear. More people will work from home at computers linked to a head office. Their homes may even be turned into ‘electronic cottages’, with Mum, Dad and even the children all sharing one or maybe two jobs.
As for travel, it’s likely that space – shuttle technology will be used in normal air travel, with rocket motors being used to get an aircraft through the Earth’s atmosphere to a height of 300 kilometres. Here the plane could accelerate up to 15.000 kph before re-entering the atmosphere and landing normally. This would make it possible to go from London to New York for the evening.
Cars will still be with us, although their body panels will probably be plastic so that we can fit on news ones when they are damaged, or when we get bored with the colour or style. They’ll be fitted with computers to tell us how efficiently we are driving , and if there’s anything wrong with the engine. And, instead of petrol, they could run on anything from electricity to methane gas.
One of the most exciting ideas of all is the hologram – a three-dimensional image created by lasers. Eventually you might be able to watch holograms which actually move. Can you imagine watching miniature tennis players playing the Australian Open finals in your own living-room ?

1. In 2026, it will probably true that__________
A. people will work longer hours
B. people will enjoy more new forms of entertainment
C. the weekends will be longer
D. there will be no tasty food
2. It can be inferred from the text that____________
A. different people tend to have different opinions
B. a hundred people were asked for opinions about the future
C. a hundred people surveyed answered differently about the future
D. people are optimistic about the future
3. The word “emerge” in paragraph 3 is closet in meaning to__________
A. come up
B. evolve
C. disappear
D. discuss
4. What is true of a “multi-option society” ?
A. It will be the norm to get married and have children
B. You will have to live alone if not married
C. You may choose to live with other people in groups
D. You will be allowed to have no more than 2.2 children
5. What can be inferred about changes in the workplace ?
A. Robots will replace all human beings in factories
B. Paper will no longer exist in offices
C. More people will work from home instead of traveling to the workplace
D. People’s home will go electronic and be turned in to offices
6. According to the passage, in travel_____________
A. space shuttles will be used as planes
B. planes will be able to fly at 15.000 km an hour out of the Earth’s atmosphere
C. rocket motors will be used to help planes re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere
D. it will take much shorter to drive from London to New York
7. The word “they” in paragraph 7 refers to__________
A. cars
B. colours of cars
C. plastic cars
D. body panels
8. Cars of the future___________
A. will not be damaged
B. will have boring colours and styles
C. could tell us how to drive efficiently
D. could run on different types of energy
9. According to the passage, a hologram is__________
A. a three - dimensional image created by lasers
B. a miniature tennis player
C. the Australian Open finals
D. moveable images
10. It can be concluded that_____________
A. future home life will be much better
B. with micro technology, life will be more convenient in the future
C. everything will change both for better and for worse
D. everything will be environmental - friendly


Deadline: 3/4/2010

@ ss ha_a4_cva: Em khỏi giải thích nữa nhé !

ha_a4_cva
31-03-2010, 10:17 PM
2026

We may not be driving around in hover cars or eating tablets instead of tasty food, but in 16 years’ time some things will be very different.
The four – day working week will certainly be a reality, so we’ll have a lot more time for leisure activities. But what else will be different ? (…)
If you ask a hundred people to look into the future, you will probably get a hundred answers. But two major themes seem to emerge from almost every prediction made.
The first is variety in every aspect of our lives. We’ll probably be living in what futurologists have called a ‘multi – option society’. You may be married with 2.2 children, but this won’t be the norm any more. It will simply be one of a number of choices, along with living in groups and living alone.
The other huge influence on our lives will be micro technology – computers and telecommunications. Take work, for instance. Factories will be run largely by robots, so they’ll be cleaner places for the few people who work in them. Offices, too, will go electronic with the result that paper will almost completely disappear. More people will work from home at computers linked to a head office. Their homes may even be turned into ‘electronic cottages’, with Mum, Dad and even the children all sharing one or maybe two jobs.
As for travel, it’s likely that space – shuttle technology will be used in normal air travel, with rocket motors being used to get an aircraft through the Earth’s atmosphere to a height of 300 kilometres. Here the plane could accelerate up to 15.000 kph before re-entering the atmosphere and landing normally. This would make it possible to go from London to New York for the evening.
Cars will still be with us, although their body panels will probably be plastic so that we can fit on news ones when they are damaged, or when we get bored with the colour or style. They’ll be fitted with computers to tell us how efficiently we are driving , and if there’s anything wrong with the engine. And, instead of petrol, they could run on anything from electricity to methane gas.
One of the most exciting ideas of all is the hologram – a three-dimensional image created by lasers. Eventually you might be able to watch holograms which actually move. Can you imagine watching miniature tennis players playing the Australian Open finals in your own living-room ?

1. In 2026, it will probably true that__________
A. people will work longer hours
B. people will enjoy more new forms of entertainment
C. the weekends will be longer
D. there will be no tasty food
2. It can be inferred from the text that____________
A. different people tend to have different opinions
B. a hundred people were asked for opinions about the future
C. a hundred people surveyed answered differently about the future
D. people are optimistic about the future
3. The word “emerge” in paragraph 3 is closet in meaning to__________
A. come up
B. evolve
C. disappear
D. discuss
4. What is true of a “multi-option society” ?
A. It will be the norm to get married and have children
B. You will have to live alone if not married
C. You may choose to live with other people in groups
D. You will be allowed to have no more than 2.2 children
5. What can be inferred about changes in the workplace ?
A. Robots will replace all human beings in factories
B. Paper will no longer exist in offices
C. More people will work from home instead of traveling to the workplace
D. People’s home will go electronic and be turned in to offices
6. According to the passage, in travel_____________
A. space shuttles will be used as planes
B. planes will be able to fly at 15.000 km an hour out of the Earth’s atmosphere
C. rocket motors will be used to help planes re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere
D. it will take much shorter to drive from London to New York
7. The word “they” in paragraph 7 refers to__________
A. cars
B. colours of cars
C. plastic cars
D. body panels
8. Cars of the future___________
A. will not be damaged
B. will have boring colours and styles
C. could tell us how to drive efficiently
D. could run on different types of energy
9. According to the passage, a hologram is__________
A. a three - dimensional image created by lasers
B. a miniature tennis player
C. the Australian Open finals
D. moveable images
10. It can be concluded that_____________
A. future home life will be much better
B. with micro technology, life will be more convenient in the future
C. everything will change both for better and for worse
D. everything will be environmental - friendly


Deadline: 3/4/2010
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billtan
01-04-2010, 06:26 PM
2026

we May Not Be Driving Around In Hover Cars Or Eating Tablets Instead Of Tasty Food, But In 16 Years’ Time Some Things Will Be Very Different.
The Four – Day Working Week Will Certainly Be A Reality, So We’ll Have A Lot More Time For Leisure Activities. But What Else Will Be Different ? (…)
If You Ask A Hundred People To Look Into The Future, You Will Probably Get A Hundred Answers. But Two Major Themes Seem To emerge From Almost Every Prediction Made.
The First Is Variety In Every Aspect Of Our Lives. We’ll Probably Be Living In What Futurologists Have Called A ‘multi – Option Society’. You May Be Married With 2.2 Children, But This Won’t Be The Norm Any More. It Will Simply Be One Of A Number Of Choices, Along With Living In Groups And Living Alone.
The Other Huge Influence On Our Lives Will Be Micro Technology – Computers And Telecommunications. Take Work, For Instance. Factories Will Be Run Largely By Robots, So They’ll Be Cleaner Places For The Few People Who Work In Them. Offices, Too, Will Go Electronic With The Result That Paper Will Almost Completely Disappear. More People Will Work From Home At Computers Linked To A Head Office. Their Homes May Even Be Turned Into ‘electronic Cottages’, With Mum, Dad And Even The Children All Sharing One Or Maybe Two Jobs.
As For Travel, It’s Likely That Space – Shuttle Technology Will Be Used In Normal Air Travel, With Rocket Motors Being Used To Get An Aircraft Through The Earth’s Atmosphere To A Height Of 300 Kilometres. Here The Plane Could Accelerate Up To 15.000 Kph Before Re-entering The Atmosphere And Landing Normally. This Would Make It Possible To Go From London To New York For The Evening.
Cars Will Still Be With Us, Although Their Body Panels Will Probably Be Plastic So That We Can Fit On News Ones When they are Damaged, Or When We Get Bored With The Colour Or Style. They’ll Be Fitted With Computers To Tell Us How Efficiently We Are Driving , And If There’s Anything Wrong With The Engine. And, Instead Of Petrol, They Could Run On Anything From Electricity To Methane Gas.
One Of The Most Exciting Ideas Of All Is The Hologram – A Three-dimensional Image Created By Lasers. Eventually You Might Be Able To Watch Holograms Which Actually Move. Can You Imagine Watching Miniature Tennis Players Playing The Australian Open Finals In Your Own Living-room ?

1. in 2026, It Will Probably True That__________
A. People Will Work Longer Hours
b. People Will Enjoy More New Forms Of Entertainment
C. The Weekends Will Be Longer
D. There Will Be No Tasty Food
2. It Can Be Inferred From The Text That____________
A. Different People Tend To Have Different Opinions
B. A Hundred People Were Asked For Opinions About The Future
c. A Hundred People Surveyed Answered Differently About The Future
D. People Are Optimistic About The Future
3. the Word “emerge” in Paragraph 3 Is Closet In Meaning To__________
a. Come Up
B. Evolve
C. Disappear
D. Discuss
4. what Is True Of A “multi-option Society” ?
A. It Will Be The Norm To Get Married And Have Children
B. You Will Have To Live Alone If Not Married
c. You May Choose To Live With Other People In Groups
D. You Will Be Allowed To Have No More Than 2.2 Children
5. what Can Be Inferred About Changes In The Workplace ?
A. Robots Will Replace All Human Beings In Factories
B. Paper Will No Longer Exist In Offices
c. More People Will Work From Home Instead Of Traveling To The Workplace
D. People’s Home Will Go Electronic And Be Turned In To Offices
6. according To The Passage, In Travel_____________
A. Space Shuttles Will Be Used As Planes
B. Planes Will Be Able To Fly At 15.000 Km An Hour Out Of The Earth’s Atmosphere
C. Rocket Motors Will Be Used To Help Planes Re-enter The Earth’s Atmosphere
d. It Will Take Much Shorter To Drive From London To New York
7. the Word “they” in Paragraph 7 Refers To__________
a. Cars
B. Colours Of Cars
C. Plastic Cars
D. Body Panels
8. cars Of The Future___________
A. Will Not Be Damaged
B. Will Have Boring Colours And Styles
C. Could Tell Us How To Drive Efficiently
d. Could Run On Different Types Of Energy
9. according To The Passage, A Hologram Is__________
a. A Three - Dimensional Image Created By Lasers
B. A Miniature Tennis Player
C. The Australian Open Finals
D. Moveable Images
10. It Can Be Concluded That_____________
A. Future Home Life Will Be Much Better
b. With Micro Technology, Life Will Be More Convenient In The Future
C. Everything Will Change Both For Better And For Worse
D. Everything Will Be Environmental - Friendly


deadline: 3/4/2010

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