American Films and C. Shiver D.

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PART ONE: PHONETICS
ǀ. Pick out the word which has a different stress pattern from the others 1. A. hepatitis B. italics C. itself D. maternity 2. A. piracy B. scaffolding C. shiver D. triumphant 3. A. dialect B. diagram C. diagonal D. diamond 4. A. obvious B. notorious C. credulous D. numerous 5. A. Europe B. monument C. province D. minority ǁ. Pick out the word whose bold part is pronounced differently from those of the others 6. A. zebra B. zipper C. seizure D. hazy 7. A. plush B. glands C. calf D. splinter 8. A. gadget B. gregarious C. religion D. gorge 9. A. carpentry B. pseudo C. psychiatrist D. psycho 10. A. usage B. dosage C. village D. age PART TWO

B. Supply the missing prepositions
1. They had to call ………. the football match because of the bad weather. 2. Would you care to comment ……… any troublesome students in your class. 3. Antibiotics are only available ………. prescription. 4. The sun disappeared ………… the clouds.

5. Chris settles ………… the monotony of life without hope. 6. I am told to stay behind …………. school.
7. People who eat an unhealthy diet are susceptible ……….. all kinds of illnesses and diseases. 8. We have to finish ………… our essays for homework tonight. 9. Is there any evidence ………… the contrary?

10. Has your toothache passed ……….. yet?
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PART ONE: PHONETICS
ǀ. Pick out the word which has a different stress pattern from the others 1. A 2. D 3. A 4. B 5. D
ǁ. Pick out the word whose bold part is pronounced differently from those of the others 6. C 7. C 8. B 9. A 10. D
PART TWO...
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