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HỌC KỲ II -- NĂM HỌC 2014-2015

Môn: ENGLISH LEXICOLOGY

Mã môn học: 1104170

Ngày thi: 06/06/2015

Thời gian: 60 phút

Không được phép sử dụng tài liệu.

Đề thi có 4 trang.

SV làm bài trực tiếp trên đề thi và nộp lại đề.

CB chấm thi thứ nhất

CB chấm thi thứ hai

Họ và tên:

Mã số SV:

Số TT theo DS dự thi:

Phòng thi: A106

Question 1: Decide whether the following statements are True or False. (2 points)

 

TRUE/FALSE

a. "Fridge" for refrigerator is an example of clipping.

FALSE

b. The study of Lexicology has 4 main branches: Semantics, Phraseology, Etymology and Lexicography.

FALSE

c. Homophones are words that have the same spelling and pronunciation, but different meanings.

TRUE

d. Derived words are made of one free root and an affixational morpheme.

FALSE

e. If two antonyms are the negation of each other, they are called complementary antonyms.

TRUE

Question 2: Identify the methods of word-formation in the following examples. (2 points)

a. (to) google

Eponymy

f. baby-sit

Back formation

b. non-smoker

Affixation

g. telecast

Blending

c. native (n)

Conversion

h. paper-thin

Compounding

d. cackle

Onomatopoeia

i. AIDS

Acronymy

e. backward

Affixation

j. nightmare

Compounding

Question 3: Rewrite the following letter in more suitable formal English. (2 points)

Dear Mr. Collins,

We're really sorry to say that we can't lend you the sum of five hundred quid that you need, but it may be possible to give you a loan for some of the money.

If you are still interested, do you fancy getting in touch with our main office to fix up an appointment with the assistant manager? He will be happy to talk to you about it.

Yours sincerely,

Dear Mr. Collins,

We regret to inform you that we are unable to lend you the sum of £500 that you require, but it may be possible to grant you a loan for part of the sum.

If you are still interested, would you like to contact our main office to arrange an appointment with the assistant manager? He will be happy to discuss the matter further.

Yours sincerely,

Question 4: Explain the logical associations in the following groups of meaning for the same

words. Define the type of transference which has taken place. (1 point)

Ex:

the wing of a bird - the wing of a building

metaphor (similarity of form)

1)

the eye of a man - the eye of a needle;

2)

the hand of a child - the hand of a clock;

3)

the heart of a man - the heart of the matter;

4)

the bridge across the river - the bridge of the nose;

5)

green grass - green years;

1)

metaphor (similarity of form)

2)

metaphor (similarity of function)

3)

metaphor (similarity of importance)

4)

metaphor (similarity of position)

5)

metaphor (similarity of quality, age)

Question 5: Read the statements that contain metaphors in italics. Then complete the statements

that explain the metaphors. (1 point)

A. Television is the drug of the nation. Nobody can get their eyes off it.

This metaphor compares television to a drug because

a.

it is very addictive.

b. it is very popular

c.

it is sold in a drug store.

d. it is good for people's eyes

B. You are the sunshine of my life. I can't live without you.

The man here compares a girl to the sunshine because

a.

he thinks the girl is too thin.

b. he loves the sun very much.

c.

the girl is very important to him.

d. the girl has blond hair.

C. Joe is a real snake when it comes to women. Everyone falls for him.

Joe is compared to a snake because he was

a.

truthful

b. somewhat evil

c.

physically strong

d. naive

D. Even a child could carry my dog around for hours. He's such a feather.

The metaphor implies that the dog

a.

is not cute

b. looks like a bird

c.

can fly

d. is not heavy

Question 6: Fill in each space in the sentences below with the correct form of the word in bold at

the end of each line. (1 point)

 

An important English town

 

The site of the town of Winchester was a (a) ………… place for a settlement

NATURE

at the point where a river cut through the chalk of the

(b)

………… hillsides. A simple camp at St Catherine's Hill was the

SOUTH

(c)

………… known use of the site. This was followed by an Iron Age hill-

EARLY

fort, but this was left (d) ………… by 100 BC. It was the Romans who finally

INHABIT

established the town and (e) ………… it with a defensive wall for the

ROUND

protection of their people and trade.

With the (f) ………… of its first cathedral in the seventh century, the town

BUILD

became an important (g) ………… centre. Later, King Alfred, who had

RELIGION

(h)

………… pushed back the invading Danes, moved his palace to

SUCCESS

Winchester. The town then experienced rapid (i) …………, and its

DEVELOP

(j) ………… role in English history was underlined in 1066 when the

CENTRE

conquering Normans, under King Alfred the Great, made Winchester their

 

capital.

(a)

NATURAL

(b)

SOUTHERN

(c)

EARLIEST

(d)

UNINHABITED

(e)

SURROUNDED

(f)

BUILDING

(g)

RELIGIOUS

(h)

SUCCESSFULLY

(i) DEVELOPMENT

 

(j)

CENTRAL

Question 7: If you meet a new word, it is often possible to work out its meaning from its

context. Explain what the words in bold in the following sentences may mean. (1 point)

1. I very much prefer restaurants where there is no microwavery.

2. They’re building a new cineplex on the edge of the town so we should be able to

choose from a variety of films on Saturday nights.

3. Upskiing, which uses small parachutes, is a rapidly developing sport in the USA.

4. World AIDS Day was inspired by the health globocrats of the WHO.

5. He is writing a thesis on humorology.

1. cooking by microwave oven

2. a building which houses a number of different cinemas

3. skiing uphill

4. high-ranking, powerful members of international organizations

5. the study of humor

Chuẩn đầu ra của học phần (về kiến thức)

ky nang

Nội dung kiểm tra

[CĐR 1.1]: Hiểu rõ hình thái học, từ vựng học, và các khái niệm có liên quan.

Câu 1

[CĐR 1.3]: Nắm vững kiến thức về cấu tạo từ… văn phong viết và nói tiếng Anh.

Câu 2, Câu 3

[CĐR 1.5]: Hiểu được tính phức tạp của việc sử dụng từ xét về mặt nguồn gốc, ngữ nghĩa, quan hệ ngữ nghĩa…

Câu 4, Câu 5

[CĐR 2.2]: Có khả năng phân tích cấu tạo từ và đoán nghĩa của từ từ gốc từ, các tiền tố và hậu tố.

Câu 6

[CĐR 2.3]: Có khả năng cấu tạo từ mới khi cần thiết.

Câu 7

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