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MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003                                           SET 1                                       CANDIDATE ASitu...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003                                       CANDIDATE CSituationYour institution is organizing a forum, ent...
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MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003                                       CANDIDATE CSituationSituationMalaysia is becoming more dependen...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003                                      CANDIDATE ASituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared ...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003SituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have tocom...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003The Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPP...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003The Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPP...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003SituationThe Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of socialpro...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: In your opinion, lack of parental guidance is the root cause of social problems amongyoung peo...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice....
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice....
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: You suggest an open book. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriatesymbol.Task B:...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: You suggest a compact disc (CD). Explain how the item you have chosen is anappropriate symbol....
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A:In your opinion, it is important to have good communication skills. Support youropinion.Task B:...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have leadership qualities. Support your opinion.Task B: Di...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour frie...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour frie...
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A:In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by making it compulsory foreveryone t...
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  1. 1. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003 SET 1 CANDIDATE ASituationYour institution is organizing a forum, entitled „The Qualities of a Good Malaysia‟. You are apanel member of this forum.Task A:As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be patriotic.Support your view.Task B:Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a goodMalaysian: i. being patriotic ii. being law-abiding iii. being hardworking iv. being tolerant CANDIDATE BSituationYour institution is organizing a forum, entitled „The Qualities of a Good Malaysia‟. You are apanel member of this forum.Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be law-abiding. Support your view.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a goodMalaysian: i. being patriotic ii. being law-abiding iii. being hardworking iv. being tolerantPEARSON LONGMAN
  2. 2. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003 CANDIDATE CSituationYour institution is organizing a forum, entitled „The Qualities of a Good Malaysia‟. You are apanel member of this forum.Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should behardworking. Support your view.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a goodMalaysian: i. being patriotic ii. being law-abiding iii. being hardworking iv. being tolerant CANDIDATE DSituationYour institution is organizing a forum, entitled „The Qualities of a Good Malaysia‟. You are apanel member of this forum.Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be tolerant.Support your view.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a goodMalaysian: i. being patriotic ii. being law-abiding iii. being hardworking iv. being tolerantPEARSON LONGMAN
  3. 3. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003 SET 2 CANDIDATE ASituationMalaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services beimproved?Task A: You think that people who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful. Why do you say this?Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most? i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available iv. Public transport services should be more efficient CANDIDATE BSituationSituationMalaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services beimproved?Task A: You think that public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained. Whydo you say this?Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most? i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available iv. Public transport services should be more efficientPEARSON LONGMAN
  4. 4. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003 CANDIDATE CSituationSituationMalaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services beimproved?Task A: You think that information for tourists should be clear and easily available. Whydo you say this?Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most? i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available iv. Public transport services should be more efficient CANDIDATE DSituationSituationMalaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services beimproved?Task A: You think that public transport services should be more efficient.Why do you saythis?Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most? i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available iv. Public transport services should be more efficient SET 3PEARSON LONGMAN
  5. 5. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003 CANDIDATE ASituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have tocompete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.Task A: Malaysians should have knowledge of information technology. Give reasons.Task B:Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to competeinternationally: i. have knowledge of information technology ii. be proficient in English iii. be more open-minded to accept changes iv. be more hardworking CANDIDATE BSituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have tocompete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.Task A: Malaysians should be proficient in English. Give reasons.Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to competeinternationally: i. have knowledge of information technology ii. be proficient in English iii. be more open-minded to accept changes iv. be more hardworking CANDIDATE CSituationPEARSON LONGMAN
  6. 6. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003SituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have tocompete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.Task A: Malaysians should be more open-minded to accept changes. Give reasons.Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to competeinternationally: i. have knowledge of information technology ii. be proficient in English iii. be more open-minded to accept changes iv. be more hardworking CANDIDATE DSituationSituationIt is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have tocompete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.Task A: Malaysians should be more hardworking. Give reasons.Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to competeinternationally: i. have knowledge of information technology ii. be proficient in English iii. be more open-minded to accept changes iv. be more hardworking SET 4 CANDIDATE ASituationPEARSON LONGMAN
  7. 7. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003The Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY”. As a member of the committee you would like to suggestsome activities that can be carried out during the campaign.Task A:You would like to organise free medical check-ups for the residents in the area. Givereasons to support your idea.Task B:Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote ahealthy society: i. free medical check-ups ii. talks by doctors and dieticians iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle iv. various games and exercises CANDIDATE BThe Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY”. As a member of the committee you would like to suggestsome activities that can be carried out during the campaign.Task A: You would like to organise talks by doctors and dieticians for the residents in thearea. Give reasons to support your idea.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote ahealthy society: i. free medical check-ups ii. talks by doctors and dieticians iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle iv. various games and exercises CANDIDATE CSituationPEARSON LONGMAN
  8. 8. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003The Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY”. As a member of the committee you would like to suggestsome activities that can be carried out during the campaign.Task A: You would like to organise an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle for the residents in thearea. Give reasons to support your idea.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote ahealthy society: i. free medical check-ups ii. talks by doctors and dieticians iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle iv. various games and exercises CANDIDATE DSituationThe Residents‟ Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, “A HEALTHYSOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY”. As a member of the committee you would like to suggestsome activities that can be carried out during the campaign.Task A: You would like to organise various games and exercises for the residents in the area.Give reasons to support your idea.Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote ahealthy society: i. free medical check-ups ii. talks by doctors and dieticians iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle iv. various games and exercises SET 5 CANDIDATE APEARSON LONGMAN
  9. 9. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003SituationThe Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of socialproblems among young people is.Task A:In your opinion, the easy availability of pornographic materials is the root cause ofsocial problems among young people. Give reasons to support what you say.Task B:Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people? i. The easy availability of pornographic materials ii. The influence of certain types of music iii. Lack of parental guidance iv. Peer influence CANDIDATE BSituationThe Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of socialproblems among young people is.Task A: In your opinion, the influence of certain types of music is the root cause of socialproblems among young people. Give reasons to support what you say.Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people? i. The easy availability of pornographic materials ii. The influence of certain types of music iii. Lack of parental guidance iv. Peer influence CANDIDATE CSituationThe Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of socialproblems among young people is.PEARSON LONGMAN
  10. 10. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: In your opinion, lack of parental guidance is the root cause of social problems amongyoung people. Give reasons to support what you say.Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people? i. The easy availability of pornographic materials ii. The influence of certain types of music iii. Lack of parental guidance iv. Peer influence CANDIDATE DSituationThe Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of socialproblems among young people is.Task A: In your opinion, peer influence is the root cause of social problems among youngpeople. Give reasons to support what you say.Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people? i. The easy availability of pornographic materials ii. The influence of certain types of music iii. Lack of parental guidance iv. Peer influence SET 6 CANDIDATE ASituationEvery year of Mother‟s Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. Thisyear you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of theselection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.PEARSON LONGMAN
  11. 11. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice.Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award „Mother of the Year‟? The candidates are: i. a single mother who has to work to support her children ii. a mother with disabled children iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own CANDIDATE BSituationEvery year of Mother‟s Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. Thisyear you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of theselection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice.Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award „Mother of the Year‟? The candidates are: v. a single mother who has to work to support her children vi. a mother with disabled children vii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children viii. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own CANDIDATE CSituationEvery year of Mother‟s Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. Thisyear you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of theselection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.PEARSON LONGMAN
  12. 12. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice.Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award „Mother of the Year‟? The candidates are: i. a single mother who has to work to support her children ii. a mother with disabled children iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own CANDIDATE DSituationEvery year of Mother‟s Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. Thisyear you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of theselection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justifyyour choice.Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award „Mother of the Year‟? The candidates are: i. a single mother who has to work to support her children ii. a mother with disabled children iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own SET 7 CANDIDATE ASituationYour college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.PEARSON LONGMAN
  13. 13. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: You suggest an open book. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriatesymbol.Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo: i. an open book ii. a torch iii. a compact disc (CD) iv. a key CANDIDATE BSituationYour college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.Task A: You suggest a torch. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriate symbol.Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo: i. an open book ii. a torch iii. a compact disc (CD) iv. a key CANDIDATE CSituationYour college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.PEARSON LONGMAN
  14. 14. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: You suggest a compact disc (CD). Explain how the item you have chosen is anappropriate symbol.Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo: i. an open book ii. a torch iii. a compact disc (CD) iv. a key CANDIDATE DSituationYour college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.Task A: You suggest a key. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriate symbol.Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo: i. an open book ii. a torch iii. a compact disc (CD) iv. a key SET 8 CANDIDATE ASituationThe schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind ofqualities should the members of this committee have?PEARSON LONGMAN
  15. 15. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A:In your opinion, it is important to have good communication skills. Support youropinion.Task B:Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of thecommittee should have: i. good communication skills ii. counselling skills iii. leadership qualities iv. willingness to sacrifice one‟s time and energy CANDIDATE BSituationThe schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind ofqualities should the members of this committee have?Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have counselling skills. Support your opinion.Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of thecommittee should have: i. good communication skills ii. counselling skills iii. leadership qualities iv. willingness to sacrifice one‟s time and energy CANDIDATE CSituationThe schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind ofqualities should the members of this committee have?PEARSON LONGMAN
  16. 16. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have leadership qualities. Support your opinion.Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of thecommittee should have: i. good communication skills ii. counselling skills iii. leadership qualities iv. willingness to sacrifice one‟s time and energy CANDIDATE DSituationThe schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind ofqualities should the members of this committee have?Task A: In your opinion, it is important to be willing to sacrifice one’s time and energy.Support your opinion.Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of thecommittee should have: i. good communication skills ii. counselling skills iii. leadership qualities iv. willingness to sacrifice one‟s time and energy SET 9 CANDIDATE ASituationPEARSON LONGMAN
  17. 17. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum onthis. You have been invited to present your views.Task A:You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be honest to hisfriend. Support your view.Task B:Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed tomaintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below: i. honesty ii. loyalty iii. helpfulness iv. tolerance CANDIDATE BSituationMaking friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum onthis. You have been invited to present your views.Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be loyal to his friend.Support your view.Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed tomaintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below: i. honesty ii. loyalty iii. helpfulness iv. tolerance CANDIDATE CSituationPEARSON LONGMAN
  18. 18. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum onthis. You have been invited to present your views.Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be helpful to hisfriend. Support your view.Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed tomaintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below: i. honesty ii. loyalty iii. helpfulness iv. tolerance CANDIDATE DSituationMaking friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure thatyour friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum onthis. You have been invited to present your views.Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be tolerant to hisfriend. Support your view.Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed tomaintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below: i. honesty ii. loyalty iii. helpfulness iv. tolerance SET 10 CANDIDATE ASituationAs members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends havebeen asked to help promote the use of the English Language.PEARSON LONGMAN
  19. 19. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A:In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by making it compulsory foreveryone to speak English two days a week. Give reasons to support this.Task B:Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of theEnglish Language: i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week ii. organising English Language camps iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English CANDIDATE BSituationAs members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends havebeen asked to help promote the use of the English Language.Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by organising EnglishLanguage camps. Give reasons to support this.Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of theEnglish Language: i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week ii. organising English Language camps iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English CANDIDATE CSituationAs members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends havebeen asked to help promote the use of the English Language.PEARSON LONGMAN
  20. 20. MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by encouraging students totake part in English Language competitions. Give reasons to support this.Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of theEnglish Language: i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week ii. organising English Language camps iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English CANDIDATE DSituationAs members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends havebeen asked to help promote the use of the English Language.Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by producing a monthlynewsletter in English. Give reasons to support this.Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of theEnglish Language: i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week ii. organising English Language camps iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions iv. producing a monthly newsletter in EnglishPEARSON LONGMAN

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