Worksheet (Week 13) SVIP
Choose S for simple sentences and C for compound sentences.
|Mary cleaned the house and decorated the Christmas tree.|
|He went to bed early, and the next day he felt better.|
|Tom and Mary walked to the store early this morning.|
|The children are learning about butterflies in the garden.|
|Clara wanted to play the piano, so she signed up for a course.|
Choose the correct conjunctions to complete the sentences.
I had practiced the violin solo for hours, I was nervous when I walked on stage.
She went into the store; , she didn't find anything she wanted to buy.
Our class went on a trip to the botanical gardens, I was too sick to go.
You need to put more effort into your work; , you won't get a passing grade.
Thomas has a bad cold, he won't take part in the marathon.
Identify the mistake in each sentence, then choose the correct answer to replace it.
She is a very smart girl; however, it isn't surprising that she gets such good grades.
For you visit Thailand, you should visit Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok.
Chau van is often performed in competitors or religious ceremonies in the north of Viet Nam.
Choose the correct answer to fill in each of the blanks in the passage.
Kate Festival, or also called Mbang Kate, is organized by the Cham people for three days at the beginning of October. The main (10) __________ of the festival is to commemorate their heroes like Po Klong Garai and Po Rome, and also deaths in the families. (11) __________, the festival is a chance for the local people to relax, to meet and wish one another fortune in the future.
This is one of the biggest and most important events of the Cham people in Vietnam. Therefore, it is a good opportunity for the visitors (12) __________ the beauty of the Cham culture. During the rites, people call their ancestors and gods with the help of a shaman, and then pray (13) __________ health and prosperity. The actual festival (14) __________ after the rites. It is a combination of traditional music and dance, including some activities like performances of Ginang Drum and Saranai Flute or the (15) __________ dance of Cham girls.
Read the text and choose the correct answer to each question.
Every year, in the second lunar month, the weather starts to be shiny and warm after spring rains; ban flowers bloom white all over the southwest mountainous region, promising a productive crops on fields and gardens. Ban flower festival opens when rice grows under spring rains, being lightly green on wet rice fields.
Ban flower festival (also known as Sen ban or Sen muong festival) is held to pray for rain, happiness for villages of the Thai ethnic group. From the early morning of the festival day, people can hear the sounds of drums and gongs. The kitchens of stilt houses are busy: people steam sticky rice, boil chicken, and slice bamboo shoots. There are many jars of pipe wine (rượu cần) for guests. Girls and boys wearing beautiful clothes call each other to come to the forests where there are many ban flowers blooming. They select the most beautiful flower branches to give their lovers and parents.
Ban flower festival lasts three days. For girls and boys in the village, the last festival night is the most joyful. In the charming scenery of mountainous region, the charm-exchange (giao duyên) singing contest and the sounds of pan-pipe (khèn), flute last until midnight. From the festival, many love stories are formed and many couples get married. Due to this, the last night is also the most memorable one.
Ban flower festival takes place __________.
Why is the ban flower festival held?
Which of the following is NOT mentioned as the food and drinks served in the festival?
What does the pronoun “they” in paragraph 2 refer to?
What can be inferred about the last night of the festival?
Why is the last night of the festival the most memorable?