Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined sound that is pronounced differently from the rest or the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress:
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the best option for each of the blanks.
Why do people like to chew gum? Some people say they like the taste. ____24___ say they can think better if they chew gum. Some people chew it when they have some boring work to do.Others chew gum when they are nervous.
Gum is a ___25___ of things. For many years gum companies made gum from chicle. Chicle is a natural gum from a tree in Mexico and Central America. Now companies use plastic and rubber made from petroleum instead of chicle.
Gum must be soft ___26___ you can chew it. A softener keeps it soft. The gum company makes the softener from vegetable oil. A sweetener makes the gum sweet. The sweetener is usually sugar. Then the company adds the flavor.
Thomas Adams made the first gum from chicle in 1836. ___27___, chewing gum was not new. The Greeks chewed gum from a tree over 2,000 years ago. Mayan Indians in Mexico chewed chicle. Indians in the Northeastern United States taught Europeans to chew gum from a tree there. People first made bubble gum in 1928. Children like to___28___ bubble with bubble gum. Some university students do too.