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  1. 1. ADVANCED I FIRST PARTIAL EXAM REVIEW I. TOEFL VOCABULARY abroad (adv.) to or in another country. abrupt (adj.) quick, without warning. acceptable (adj.) allowable or satisfactory. acclaim (n.) enthusiastic approval; applause. actually (adv.) being in existence, real or factual. adverse (adj.) displeasing, objectionable, or bad. advice (n.) a recommendation given by someone not associated with the problem or situation. attractive (adj.) calling attention to; pleasing; creating interest; pretty autonomous (adj.) by itself; with no association disapproval (n.) the act of disagreeing; not giving approval disruptive (adj.) causing confusion and interruption haphazardly (adv.) having no order or pattern; by chance ideal (adj.) having no flaw or mistake; excellent persistent (adj.) continuous; refusing to give up; firm in action or decision. wide (adj.) extending over a large area. advanced (adj.) ahead of current thought or practice advantage (n.) something that may help one to be successful or to gain something advent (n.) the coming or appearance of something agile (adj.) able to move in a quick and easy way albeit (conj.) in spite of the facts regardless of the fact allow (v.) to agree to let something happen, to not interfere with and action appealing (adj.) attractive or interesting celebrated (adj.) renowned contemporary (adj.) modern, up-to-date distribute (v.) to divide among people or to give out encourage (v.) to give courage of hope to something energetic (adj.) full of life, action, or power frail (adj.) weak in health or in body refine (v.) to make pure; to improve worthwhile (adj.) value in doing something II. WRITING. Please make sure your essay has: a) A TITLE: A descriptive, appealing and general heading. b) AN INTRODUCION: A paragraph containing your main idea and grabs the reader’s attention. c) A BODY: A paragraph that develops and supports your main idea. d) A CONCLUSION: A paragraph that wraps up ideas and leaves the readers with something to think about. III. LISTENING COMPREHENSION (General Conversation Strategies) a) Preview the answers to the Listening Section and anticipate the topic. b) Listen carefully to the first line of the conversation. It contains the main idea, subject or topic. c) As you listen, draw conclusions: Who? What? When? Where? d) As you listen, follow along with the answers in your textbook and try to determine the right answer. e) Never leave answers blank. IV. READING COMPREHENSION (General Strategies) a) Skim the reading passage to determine the main idea and the overall organization of ideas in the passage. b) Look ahead at the questions to determine what types of questions you must answer. c) Find the section of the passage that deals with each question. d) Read the part of the passage that contains the answer carefully. e) Eliminate definitely wrong answers and choose the best one. f) Never leave answers blank. V. GRAMMAR / THEORY (Chapters 1, 2 and 3, Elements of Language). a) Fill in the blanks using the words in the box. 1. river, mountain, pilot: _____________ _____________. 2. Mexico, Kenya, Germany: __________ _____________.
  2. 2. 3. perfume, car, shoe: ________________ _____________. 4. beauty, truth, intention: ____________ ______________ 5. map, berry, deer: __________________ ______________. 6. maps, berries, deer _________________ ______________. 7. family, group, orchestra ______________ ____________. 8. toothbrush, sister-in-law, Taj-Mahal: ______________ ___________________. 9. Charlie’s, tourist’s: _____________________ ______________________. b) Match the columns. These, this, I, you, his, ours, everyone, someone, that, who Action verbs Were, is, was, look, smell, feel, sound Conjunctions (page 72) Fast, green, four, both, more, enough, a, the, an Pronouns Jump, read, make, go Adverbs Persian, British, Mexican, German Interjections There, here, yesterday, soon, slowly, happily, almost Proper adjectives About, before, down, of, throughout, around, into, of, with Adjectives And, but, for, nor, or, so, yet, not only, but also… Linking verbs Wow!, Whew!, Uh-oh! Prepositions (page 70/71) c) Circle the pronoun and underline its antecedent in the following sentences. Both do a good job in their office. President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address in 1863. d) Circle the complete subject. Underline the complete predicate. Some residents of the desert can survive a long drought. The Australian frog is particularly noteworthy.. e) Write: A declarative sentence: ___________________________________________________________. An interrogative sentence: __________________________________________________________. An imperative sentence: ___________________________________________________________. An exclamatory sentence: ___________________________________________________________. abstract nouns concrete nouns proper nouns collective nouns singular nouns common nouns plural nouns compound nouns possessive nouns tide to seize opium to charge with f) Circle the predicate adjective and underline the predicate nominative in the following sentences. The last scene of the play is intense. These two small birds are hummingbirds. g) Circle the DIRECT OBJECT and underline the INDIRECT OBJECT in the following sentences. Leroy told us his plans for the future. Such intense training could cost him his social life. h) Underline the adjective prepositional phrases and circle the adverb prepositional phrase. The book on the table is her book. The pirate map was hidden underneath a big rock. i) Underline the appositive phrase in the following sentence. UP, a movie made by Pixar, is my favorite one. j) Underline the past participle phrase, circle the present participle phrase, cross out the gerund phrase and highlight the infinitive phrase in the following sentences. My father's hair, streaked with gray and receding on both sides, is combed straight back to his collar. Eating ice cream on a windy day can be a messy experience if you have long hair. Lillian hopes to win the approval of her mother by switching her major from fine arts to premed. k) Underline the verb phrases and circle its auxiliary verb in the following sentences.
  3. 3. We quickly packed a lunch for our trip to the seashore. The sunlight sparkled on the water. We are planting some dahlias. The dahlias should bloom in about six weeks. l) Identify the verbs or verb phrases in the following sentences as TRANSITIVE or INTRANSITIVE. We quickly packed a lunch for our trip. The sunlight sparkled on the water. We are planting some dahlias. The dahlias should bloom in about six weeks.