Worksheet (Week 21)
Choose the word that differs from the other three in the position of stress.
Choose the correct answer to complete each of the following sentences.
We __________ any comments and suggestions on these proposals.
Being a volunteer is one of __________ things you can do with your life.
This city is too noisy and crowded. I wish I lived in a(n) __________ place.
We all should __________ other cultures because we can learn a lot of good things from them.
Both roads lead to the city centre, but the left-hand one is probably a bit __________.
This is a non-governmental organisation that aims __________ disadvantaged children.
There are numerous risks involved in __________ the European market.
Choose the correct answer to fill in each of the blanks in the passage.
Since becoming a full member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Viet Nam has been considerably helped by APEC to improve its internal capacity and (11) __________ foreign trade, investment, and tourism with other APEC partners.
At present APEC accounts (12) __________ 75% of the country's trade, 78% of foreign direct investment, and 79% of foreign tourists. Being an APEC member, we have many opportunities to approach (13) __________ science and technology and management skills. APEC also presents our nation with many international resources to improve our own human resources and to (14) __________ in global value chains.
We (15) __________ many rapid and complicated events in the region and the world over the past years. International economic growth and trade have scored many positive points compared to previous years. (16) __________, in the long run, there remain many risks faced by APEC's members.