1. Many people think about the number of languages in the world today and _______.
  • (A)worrying (B) to worry  (C) worry
  1. They see that some languages dominate ________ other languages are disappearing.
  • (A)while (B) and  (C) where
  1. Some _______ the government to create laws to protect their language.
  • (A)call to (B) call at (C) call on
  1. Some believe that it is vital that the government ______ something to maintain the primary position of their language.
  • (A)do (B) does  (C) will do
  1. It shows that small differences in rates of growth will _________ big differences over time.
  • (A)result of (B) result from  (C) result in
  1. _____ human population increases, farmland and cities expand.
  • (A)As (B) Because of  (C) With
  1. Animals that live there are then driven into the small wild areas that _______.
  • (A)remain (B) are remained  (C)  are remaining
  1. Researchers cite ____________ that there are around 6,700 languages spoken in the world today.
  • (A)examples (B) estimates  (C) outcomes
  1. Not only ________ few speakers of these languages, but if we examine who the speakers are, we also find that they are largely old people.
  • (A)there are (B) are there  (C) we have
  1. ____________, students are not taught them at school and do not have even an elementary knowledge of them.
  • (A)As a consequence of (B) As a consequence   (C) As a result of
  1. Some experts predict that half of the languages spoken today __________ by the end of the century.
  • (A)will be gone (B) will be disappeared  (C) will have gone
  1. The answer _________ the fact that in our global world, a few primary languages have come to dominate.
  • (A)lies in (B) lay in  (C) has lied in
  1. English ability ____________ status and income.
  • (A)came to reflect (B) became to reflect  (C) is reflected
  1. These children grew up ________ two languages.
  • (A)to know (B) knowing  (C) has known
  1. The world’s endangered languages will share the same outcome as ______ endangered animals.

        (A)its   (B) their   (C) the