Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 24 to 28:

A child prodigy of four is receiving computer lessons at Brunei University, in London. Nicholas MacMahon is studying at university because he is too clever for school. A senior lecturer at the university, Valso Koshy, said that the boy was remarkably intelligent. Nicholas spoke fluently before he was one and by the time he was 18 months old, he was taking telephone (24) _______. This was soon followed by conversational French. These are the trademarks of a highly gifted child unusual but not unique. The strange thing about Nicholas is his reading - he taught himself to read before he could speak. Ms. Koshy, an expert (25) _______ gifted children, says Nicholas is quite exceptional. Yet “exceptional” underrates his amazing ability to read, almost from birth. “He was talking when he was one and we realized from the start that he could read,” his father said. “Soon after, he was correcting my spelling, words (26) _______ caterpillar. Now he (27) _______ insects by their Latin names.” The list of achievements is impressive, but frightening. A four-year-old who can (28) _______ a Boeing 747 from a DC 10, devours encyclopedias, read The Daily Telegraph and is well on the way to becoming a violin virtuoso is hardly normal.

Question 28:


A:  tell


B: differ


C: vary


D: say

Đáp án và lời giải
Đáp án:A
Lời giải:

Đáp án A

Tell something from something = distinguish something from something (phân biệt cái này với cái kia)  

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