1 Read the text below and fill in each blank with an appropriate word.
Đọc đoạn văn dưới đây và điền vào mỗi chỗ trống bằng từ thích hợp.
Elvis Aaron Presley, Elvis Presley, or the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll was (1)______ in Mississippi, in 1935. His family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948, and Elvis graduated from high school in 1953. Elvis’ musical influences were the pop and country (2)______, As a Memphis teenager, he was influenced by the gospel music in church and the R&B. Elvis began his singing career with the Sun Records in Memphis in 1954. In late 1955, his recording contract was sold to RCA Victor. By 1956, he was an international sensation. He began a whole new era of American music and popular culture with his uniquely combined sound and style which challenged the social and racial barriers of the time.
Elvis presley starred in 33 successful films. He was acclaimed through his record-breaking, (3)…………… concert performances on tour and in Las Vegas. He has sold over one billion records, more than any other artist. His American sales have earned him gold, platinum, or multi-platinum awards. He got 14 Grammy nominations and won …. Careers awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. He got the Grammy Lifetime Achievement (4)…………….. at age…. Was named One of the Ten Outstanding young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Jaycees. He is regarded as one of the most important figures of twentieth century popular culture. Elvis (5)………….. at his Memphis home, Graceland, in 1977.
1. born 2. music 3. live 4. Award 5. died
2. Select the best title for the reading text.
Chọn tiêu đề tốt nhất cho văn bản đọc.
A. THE KIND OF POP MUSIC
B. ELVIS PRESLEY
C. THE UNITED STATES JAYCEES
D. ONE OF THE TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEN OF USA FOR 1970
B. ELVIS PRESLEY
3 Look for the words from the reading text which mean
Tìm những từ trong văn bản đọc có nghĩa là
1. religious music 2. job
3. finish school or college 4. young people aged 13 to 19
5. considered 6. sensational
1. gospel music 2. career 3. graduate
4. teenagers 5. regarded 6. outstanding
4. Complete the table, using the information from the reading text.
Hoàn thành bảng, sử dụng thông tin từ văn bản đọc.
5. Choose the best answer for the following questions.
Chọn câu trả lời đúng nhất cho các câu hỏi sau.
1. Where was Elvis Presley’s hometown?
A. Las Vegas
2.What kind of music influenced him?
C. Gospel music
3. When did he begin his singing career?
4. How many awards did he get from 14 Grammy Awards nominations?
5. How old was he when he got the Grammy …. Achievement Awards?
6. How old was he when he died?
1.B 2. C 3. D 4. A 5. C 6. B