Bài tập Nâng cao về Mạo từ
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Bài tập Nâng cao về Mạo từ là tài liệu ôn tập về Mạo từ trong tiếng Anh giúp các bạn ôn tập và củng cố kiến thức về điểm Ngữ pháp quan trọng này. Sau đây mời các bạn cùng thử sức nhé!
PHẦN 1: Insert a or an if necessary.
1. My neighbour is . . . photographer; let's ask him for . . . advice about colour films.
2. A: We had . . . fish and . . . chips for . . . lunch.
B: That doesn't sound . . . very interesting lunch.
3. I had . . . very bad night; I didn't sleep . . . wink.
4. He is . .. . vegetarian; you won't get . . . meat at his house. He'll give you . . . nut cutlet. Last time I had . . . nut cutlet. I had . . . indigestion.
5 . . . travel agent would give you . . . information about . . . hotels.
6. We'd better go by . . . taxi - if we can get . . . taxi at such . . . hour as 2 a.m.
7 . . . person who suffers from . . . claustrophobia has . . . dread of being confined in . . . small space, and would always prefer . . . stairs to . . . lift.
8. A: Do you take . . . sugar in . . . coffee?
B: I used to, but now I'm on . . . diet. I'm trying to lose . . . weight.
9 . . . man suffering from . . . shock should not be given anything to drink.
10. You'll get . . . shock if you touch . . . live wire with that screwdriver. Why don't you get . . . screwdriver with . . . insulated handle?
11. It costs fifty-five and . . . half pence and I've only got . . . fifty pence piece. You can pay by . . . cheque here. But can I write . . . cheque for . . . fifty-five and . . . half pence?
12. A: . . . Mr Smith is . . . old customer and . . . honest man.
B: Why do you say that? Has he been accused of . . . dishonesty?
13. A: I'm not . . . wage-earner; I'm . . . self-employed man. I have . . . business of my own.
B: Then you're not . . . ...worker; you're . . . capitalist!
14. When he was charged with . . . murder he said he had . . . alibi.
15. A:. . . friend of mine is expecting . . . baby. If it's . . . girl she's going to be called Etheldreda.
B: What . . . name to give . . . girl!
16. I have . . . hour and . . . half for lunch. I only have . . . half . . . hour - barely . . . time for . . . smoke and ... cup of coffee.
17. I hope you have . . . lovely time and . . . good weather. But I'm not going for . . . holiday; I'm going on . . . business.
18. He looked at me with . . . horror when I explained that I was . . . double agent.
19. I wouldn't climb . . . mountain for £1,000! I have . . . horror of . . . heights.
20. I have . . . headache and . . . sore throat. I think I've got . . . cold. I think you're getting . . . flu.
21 . . . Mr Jones called while you were out (neither of us knows this man). He wants to make .. . complaint about . . . article in the paper. He was in . . . very bad temper.
22. If you go by . . . train you can have quite . . . comfortable journey, but make sure you get .. . express, not . . . train that stops at all the stations.
23 . . . few people know (hardly anyone knows) that there is . . . secret passage from this
house to . . . old smugglers' cave in the cliffs.
24. A: I'm having . . . few friends in to . . . coffee tomorrow evening. Would you like to come?
B: I'd love to, but I'm afraid I'm going to . . . concert.
25. It's time you had . . . holiday. You haven't had . . . day off for . . . month.
26. He broke ...leg in... skiing accident. It's still in . . . plaster.
27. I want . . . assistant with . . . knowledge of French and . . . experience of . . . office routine.
28. I see that your house is built of . . . wood. Are you insured against ... fire?
29. The escaping prisoner camped in . . . wood but he didn't light . . . fire because . . . smoke rising from the wood might attract . . . attention.
30. A: I had . . . amazing experience last night. I saw . . . dinosaur eating . . . meat pie in . . . London park.
B: You mean you had . . . nightmare. Anyway, dinosaurs didn't eat . . . meat.
31. I'll pay you . . . hundred . . . week. It's not . . . enormous salary but after all you are . . . completely unskilled man.
32. If you kept . . . graph you could see at . . . glance whether you were making . . . profit or . ....... loss.
33 . . . little (hardly anything) is known about the effect of this drug; yet . . . chemist will sell it to you without . . . prescription.
34. I have . . . little money left; let's have dinner in . . . restaurant.
35. Would it be . . . trouble to you to buy me . . . newspaper on your way home?
36. . . . man is . . . reasoning animal.
BÀI VỀ NHÀ
PHẦN 2: Insert the if necessary .
1. . . . youngest boy has just started going to . . . school; . . . eldest boy is at . . . college.
2. She lives on . . . top floor of an old house. When . . . wind blows, all . . . windows rattle.
3. . . . darkness doesn't worry . . . cats; . . . cats can see in . . . dark.
4. My little boys say that they want to be . . . spacemen, but most of them will probably end up in . . . less dramatic jobs.
5. Do you know . . . time? ~Yes, . . . clock in . . . hall has just struck nine. ~ Then it isn't . . . time to go yet.
6. He was sent to . . . prison for . . . six months for . . . shop-lifting.
When . . . six months are over he'll be released; . . . difficulty then will be to find . . . work. Do you go to . . . prison to visit him?
7. I went to . . . school to talk to . . . headmistress. I persuaded her to let Ann give up . . . gymnastics and take . . . ballet lessons instead.
8. . . . ballet isn't much use for . . . girls; it is much better to be able to play . . . piano.
9. I am on... night duty. When you go to . . . bed, I go to . . . work.
10. Peter's at . . . office but you could get him on . . . phone. There's a telephone box just round . . . Corner.
11. He got... bronchitis and was taken to . . . hospital. I expect they'll send him home at . . . end of . . . week. - Have you rung . . . hospital to ask how he is?
12. Ann's habit of riding a motorcycle up and down . . . road early in . . . morning annoyed . . . neighbours and in . . . end they took her to . . . court.
13. He first went to . . . sea in a Swedish ship, so as well as learning . . . navigation he had to learn . . . Swedish.
14. . . . family hotels are . . . hotels which welcome . . . parents and . . . children.
15. On . . . Sundays my father stays in . . . bed till ten o'clock, reading . . . Sunday papers.
16. Then he gets up, puts on . . . old clothes, has . . . breakfast and starts . . . work in . . . garden.
17. My mother goes to . . . church in . . . morning, and in . . . afternoon goes to visit . . . friends.
18. Like many women, she loves . . . tea parties and . . . gossip.
19. My parents have ... cold meat and . . . salad for . . . supper, . . . winter and . . . summer.
20. During . . . meal he talks about . . . garden and she tells him . . . village gossip.
21. We have a very good train service from here to . . . city centre and most people go to . . .work by train. You can go by . . . bus too, of course, but you can't get a season ticket on . . .bus.
22. . . . dead no longer need . . . help. We must concern ourselves with . . . living. We must build . . . houses and . . . schools and . . . playgrounds.
23. I'd like to see . . . Mr Smith please. ~
Do you mean . . . Mr Smith who works in . . . box office or . . . other Mr Smith?
24. Did you come by . . . air? -No, I came by . . . sea. I had a lovely voyage on . . . Queen Elizabeth II.
25. . . . most of . . . stories that . . . people tell about . . . Irish aren't true.
26. . . . married couples with . . . children often rent . . . cottages by . . . seaside for . . . summer holidays. . . . men hire boats and go for . . . trips along . . . coast; . . . children spend . . . day on . . . beach and . . . poor mothers spend . . . most of . . . time doing . . . cooking and cleaning.
27. It's usually safe to walk on . . . sand, but here, when . . . tide is coming in, . . . sand becomes dangerously soft. . . . people have been swallowed up by it.
28. When . . . Titanic was crossing . . . Atlantic she struck an iceberg which tore a huge hole in her bow. . . . captain ordered . . . crew to help . . . passengers into . . . boats.
29. Everywhere . . . man has cut down . . . forests in order to cultivate . . . ground, or to use . . . wood as . . . fuel or as . . . building material.
30. But . . . interference with . . . nature often brings . . . disaster. . . ., tree-felling sometimes turns . . . fertile land into a dust bowl.
31. . . . people think that . . . lead is . . . heaviest metal, but . . . gold is heavier.
32. Our air hostess said, '. . . rack is only for . . . light articles. . . . heavy things such as . . . bottles must be put on . . . floor .'
33. . . . windows are supposed to let in . . . light; but . . . windows of this house are so small that we have to have . . . electric light on all . . . time.
34. There'11 always be a conflict between . . . old and . . . young. . . . young people want . . . change but . . . old people want... things to stay . . . same.
35. . . . power tends to corrupt and . . . absolute power corrupts absolutely.
36. You can fool some of . . . people all . . . time, and all . . . people some of . . . time; but you cannot fool all . . . people all . . . time.