Tiếng Anh 8 Unit 16: Language Focus

Unit 16: Inventions

Language Focus (Trang 154-155 SGK Tiếng Anh 8)

1. Change the sentences from the active into the passive.

(Chuyển câu chủ động sang câu bị động.)


Miss Lien wrote the letter.

=> The letter was written by Miss Lien.

a) Mrs. Quyen typed the document.

=> The documents was typed (by Mrs. Quyen).

b) Mr. Nhan repaired the computer.

=> The computer was repaired (by Mr. Nhan).

c) Ba drew the picture.

=> The picture was drawn (by Ba).

d) Hoa turned off the lights.

=> The lights were turned off (by Hoa).

e) Lan baked the cake.

=> The cake was baked (by Lan).

2. Active or Passive? Use the correct form of the verbs in brackets to complete these sentences.

(Chủ động hay Bị động? Hoàn thành câu bằng dạng đúng của động từ trong ngoặ.)

a) The grand prize was awarded to Hoa Vinh Lillage team. (award)

b) Viet Nam won two gold medals on the first day of the Games. (win)

c) Last year Mrs. Jackson ran a small business around the corner. (run)

d) The factory was run by Quang Vinh Ltd. before it was sold to a foreign firm. (run/sell)

e) Thanh Ha School was closed for two days last week due to a flood. (close)

3. Put a question for each of the underlined phrases in the sentences below.

(Đặt câu hỏi cho những từ được gạch chân trong những câu dưới đây.)


The facsimile was invented by Alexander Bain in 1843.

When was the facsimile invented?

a) The zipper was invented bv W.L. Judson in 1893.

- What was invented by W. L. Judson in 1893.

b) Maize was brought into Viet Nam by Phung Khac Khoan in the 16th century.

- What was brought into Viet Nam by Phung Khac Khoan?

- When was it invented?

c) The fountain pen was invented by Lewis Waterman in 1884.

- Who was the fountain pen invented by?

- When was it invented?

d) The ballpoint pen was invented in Hungary by brothers Lazio and Georg Biro in 1935.

- Where was the ballpoint pen was invented in 1935 by brothers Lazlo and George Biro?

e) Xerography is widely used in commerce and industry in coying machines.

- Where is Xerography widely used in commerce and industry?

4. Use the sequence markers first, then, next, after this and finally to describe how white rice is produced in the traditional way. The pictures and prompts will help you.

(Dùng các từ nối first, then, next, after thisfinally mô tả quy trình sản xuất gạo trắng theo kiểu truyền thống. Những bức tranh và gợi ý sẽ giúp em.)

Tiếng Anh 8 và giải bài tập tiếng Anh lớp 8

Gợi ý:

At first, the rice crop is harvested. Next, the rice plants are threshed. Then, the rice grains are separted from the husk and put into the mill to produce brown rice. After this, the bran is removed by the mortar. Finally, it is winnowed to produce white rice.

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