11th March 2021
To review recent lessons, try these questions – answers at end of blog.
For teachers, you could add these into a computer game, assigning different points based on the difficulty of the question.
A) Name two famous artists
B) If you study hard, you will ______________ a qualification
C) Tell me two kitchen appliances that are useful but not essential
D) What kind of painting is this ?
E) What two types of electromagnetic radiation can be found in a home ?
F) English Tests can make you (a negative adjective)
G) Give your view on this work of art:
H) Hyper means: i) more than average ii) average iii) less than average. Give two examples.
I) Which is correct i) She loves reading books ii) She loves to read books iii) Both
J) This young lady is in a coffee shop. Such shops are ________ in this city. What big word (low-frequency word) means ‘everywhere’ ?
K) What type of painting is this ?
L) A student who comes to English class and then refuses to speak English is i) wasting their time ii) wasting their money iii) normal in Vietnam iV) all of the above
M) One small town in Virginia, USA has banned … what … and why ?
N) A great adjective we use when we can’t describe something that we really like.
O) A word meaning ‘to light up’. Can you give an example from Viet Nam ?
P) Mark Zuckerberg growed up in New York, and drop down of Harvard University … correct the two phrasal verbs.
Q) Teaching unmotivated students is boring, t_______ & m_______.
R) A term for someone who wants to be a powerful decision-maker is a ___________________________
S) An idiom meaning one has no choice
T) What type of art is this ? Give two expressions to indicate that you don’t like it
U) How often does Thay Paul smile in class ?
V) A nurse will hold a patient’s wrist to check the _______
W) Say this:
The brother bit the sister so the mother beat the brother
X) Time to think and use your imagination. What feelings does this painting inspire in you ?
Y) Why are you studying English ? Seriously … why ?
Z) What is the name of this effect ?
A) Picasso, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Renoit, Dali, Munch etc …
C) blender, sieve, potato peeler, whisk, egg-timer, meat slicer etc
D) a portrait E) radio, microwave F) nervous, scared, anxious etc
G) start with ‘In my opinion …’ or ‘As far as I’m concerned …’ etc
H) i) more than: hyper-market, hyperinflation, hyper-sensitive
I) both are correct (check Cambridge Dictionary for confirmation)
J) ubiquitous K) a landscape L) all of the above
M) cell phones and WiFi as they interfere with the radio telescope.
N) ineffable O) illuminate, such as the lanterns in Hoi An.
P) grew up & dropped out of Q) tedious & monotonous
R) a mover and a shaker S) my hands are tied
T) not my cup of tea, I wouldn’t call that art, it leaves me cold, I don’t get it at all etc
U) in this class, NEVER (except at 9.00 pm)
X) [no irony intended … well, maybe a little] ‘Nighthawks’ is often interpreted as showing loneliness, sadness, depression, urban alienation. I could explain more, but nobody in this country gives a hoot about art.
Y) beats the hell out of me.