SELF-STUDY INSTRUCTIONS Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation. 1. A. laundry B. duty C. fly D. rainy 2. A. chore B. household C. boring D. your Choose the word that differs from the other three in the position of the primary stress. 3. A. breadwinner B. homemaker C. financial D. equally 4. A. burden B. discuss C. provide D. divide Choose the best option to complete the following sentences. 5. Women plays an important role in the of financial family. A. manage B. manager C. management D. manageable 6. Housework has been regarded as women's work. A. tradition B. traditional C. traditionally D. traditionalist 7. When your child was young, your role was to and guide him. A. nurture B. iron C. lay D. contribute 8. Ho Xuan Huong was a female poet who was of gender inequality. A. proud B. critical C. afraid D. kind Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s). 9. Women whose husband do not contribute to household chores are more vulnerable to illness. A. happy B. easy to be hurt C. hard D. friendly 10. She decided to find a job to earn money instead of just living at home and being a housekeeper. A. lend B. make C. borrow D. raise Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s). 11. In my family, my mother always does the cooking and shopping, my father has responsibility for mending things, especially electrical devices. A. impairing B. fixing C. repairing D. curing 12. When having days off, he always helps his wife tidy up the house. A. clear up B. sort out C. arrange D. mess up 13. Alex always me cash. A. is borrowing B. are borrowing C. borrows D. borrow 14. I in the bathroom right now. A. am being B. was being C. have been being D. am 15. I to New York three times this year. A. have been B. was C. were D. had been 16. John a book when I saw him. A. is reading B. read C. was reading D. reading 17. Since , I have heard nothing from him. A. he had left B. he left C. he has left D. he was left 18. After I lunch, I looked for my bag. A. had B. had had C. have has D. have had 19. Mary to Vietnam next year. A. comes B. came C. had come D. will come 20. I to the university in 15 minutes. A. will get B. get C. was getting D. had gone Supply the correct forms of verbs in brackets. 1. He (just/finish) all of his homework. 2. The director (want) to talk to you right now. 3. you (spend) your holiday in Dalat last summer? 4. The workers (work) in the firm at the moment. 5. They (live) here since 1990. 6. I (not, watch) a good program on TV yesterday. 7. Please be quiet! You (make) so much noise so I can’t concentrate. 8. The (revolve) around the earth. 9. The headmaster (come) to this school in 1985. 10. My father (feed) the pigeons at 7:00 last night.