Trong bài thi Reading của Toefl Primary Step 1, những câu hỏi từ vựng gây lúng túng cho nhiều thí sinh nhất là dạng câu hỏi yêu cầu chọn từ phù hợp với mô tả, nhất là khi từ được hỏi nói về một số môn thể thao không quen thuộc ở Việt Nam, hay về một số động từ, tính từ mà học sinh chưa quen thuộc.
You play this. You use a racquet. You hit a green ball. What is it?
It can be green, yellow or red. It is a vegetable. It is a(n) _____.
The rain does this. If glass does this, it breaks. Trees _____ their leaves in fall.
You have to do this first when you meet someone. People also do this when they start a presentation. If you don't do this, people don't know who you are. What are you doing?
You do this when you talk quietly. You should do this if you are in a library. Sometimes it's hard to hear when you do this. What are you doing?
It is a piece of steel that can stick to metal objects and make them move toward it.
What is it?
People who work at stores give their products to their customers and receive money in exchange.
What are they doing?
Tour guides do this for travelers. They tell you about the history of a famous site, a monument, or a group of people. What are they doing?
People do this in the army. People also do this at a parade. When a group of people do this, they walk together. What are they doing?
A captain does this and people follow. A captain does this to show people the way to go somewhere. What is he/she doing?
When do you this, you cause pain or injury to yourself or someone else. You do this when you fight with someone. You also do this when there is pain in your body. What are you doing?