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In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken
English. There are four parts to this section with special directions for each part.
Question 1 to 3
In this part of the test, you will hear some dialogues and questions spoken in English. The dialogues
and questions will be spoken twice. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen
carefully to understand what the speakers are saying.
After you listen to the dialogue and the question about it, read the five possible answers, and decide
which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Now listen to a sample
You will hear:
Boy : Do you use the internet very often?
Girl : Yes, I do. I use it for communication.
Boy : How do you communicate with it?
Girl : I send and receive emails, and I speak with my friends using voice mail.
Narrator: What is the main topic of the conversation?
You will read in your test book:
A. How to use email.
B. Receiving emails.
D. Internet usage.
E. Voice mail.
The best answer to this question is choice D “Internet usage”. Therefore you should choose answer
A. Doing homework
B. Meeting a teacher
C. Finishing homework
D. Forgetting to make homework
E. Asking for submitting the homework
A. To leave the man alone
B. To drive the man home.
C. To find the lost wallet.
D. To borrow the man’s wallet.
E. To lend the man money
A. T`wo days
B. Three days
C. Four days
D. Five days
E. Six days
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Questions: 4 to 8
In this part of the test, you will hear some incomplete dialogues spoken in English, followed by four
responses, also spoken in English. The dialogues and the responses will be spoken twice. They will
not be printed in your text book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers are
saying. You have to choose the best response to each question.
Now listen to a sample question.
You will hear:
Man: Where are we going to stay?
Woman: At the Sun Hotel, near the beach.
Man: Why there?
Narrator: What will the woman most likely reply?
You will also hear:
A. Staying there.
B. It’s on the beach.
C. Living in the hotel.
D. There’s a hotel there.
E. It provides excellent service.
The best answer to the question is choice E “It provides excellent service.” Therefore, you should
choose answer E.
4. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
5. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
6. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
7. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
8. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
Questions 9 to 11
In this part of the test, you will hear some dialogues and a monologue spoken in English. The
dialogues and a monologue will be spoken twice. They will not be printed in your text book, so you
must listen carefully to understand what the speakers are saying. After you listen to a dialogue or
monologue, look at the five pictures provided in your test book, and decide which one would be
most suitable with the dialogue or monologue you have heard.
1 2 3
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1 2 3
4 . 5.
1 2 3
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Questions 12 to 15
In this part of the test, you will hear several monologues. Each monologue will be spoken twice.
They will not be printed in your text book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the
speakers are saying.
After you hear the monologue and the question about it, read the five possible answers and decide
which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard.
A. Bintan island
B. Riau province
D. Riau archipelagoes
E. Indonesian Archipilago
B. Riau province
D. Riau archipelago
E. Archipelago of Indonesia
A. An Ant
B. The Dove
C. The Hunter
D. A Dove and an Ant
E. The Hunter and The Ant
A. Bit his foot
B. Get on the leaf
C. Flying over the lake
D. Landed on the ground
E. he picked up a big leaf and dropped it
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THIS IS THE END OF THE LISTENING SECTION
This text is for questions 16 and17.
16. What is the announcement about?
A. Neighborhood's activity
B. Used clothes donation
C. Victims of a landslide
D. Fund raising activity
E. Ms. Cathy's program
17. Where can Ms.Cathy accept her neighbors' questions?
A. At her office
B. At her house
C. At the neighborhood
D. At the landslide area
E. At the committee office
This text is for questions 18 and 19.
January 17, 2014
224 Duke Street
Dear Ms. Helen,
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the excellent job you did in arranging
financing for our project. We appreciate the fact that you made yourself available for
discussion seven days a week. We were impressed by your through knowledge of
financing and investment banking.
We have been dealing with our new financial institution for about a week now. The
advantages of association with this institution are already apparent. I feel though we have
taken a quantum leap forward in progress.
I would not hesitate to retain your services again and to recommend your firm to any
company seeking the best representation.
Hi, Guys! Our neighborhood will hold a Fund Raising Activity next month. It is intended to
help victims of the landslide which happened yesterday. Everyone who is interested in this
activity, please join us. You are also invited to donate your used clothes. If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Cathy as chief program coordinator at her house from
07.00 a.m. – 03.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
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18. What is the letter about?
A. An opportunity of a new job
B. A report of financial project
C. The advantages of association
D. A gratitude for an excellent job
E. A recommendation to other companies
19. Why did the writer deal with a new financial institution?
A. Ms. Helen hasn’t done her job well.
B. The writer decided to not retain Ms. Helen services.
C. Ms. Helen has been hesitated to the writer’s appointment.
D. The advantages of association with the apparent institution.
E. The writer has a problem about financing and investment banking.
This text is for questions 20 and 21.
The hotel provides 82 comfortable guest rooms that consist of Supeior Rooms, Superior
Seaview Rooms and 22 Deluxe Cottages with modern Balinese style architecture, private
balcony and international standard facilities. Each room has a private balcony, fully air
conditioned, a telephone, a mini bar, radio/music, intrenational TV channels, in house
movie, tea and coffee making facilities, a hair drier, slippers, an umbrella, a bath/showre
with hot and cold running water and a safe deposit box.
FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US ON :
Phone : +62 361 751961, Fax : +62 361 751962
e-mail : reservation at kutaseaviewhotel.com or sale at kutaseaviewhotel.com
website : www.kutaseaviewhotel.com
20. What does the advertisement promote?
A. The cottage
B. The seaview
C. The hotel rooms
D. The location of the hotel
E. The hotel supply’s facilities
21. How many rooms does the hotel provide?
A. Twenty two
B. Thirty six
C. Sixty two
D. Ninety six
E. Eighty two
This text is for questions 22 to 24.
JAKARTA: seven people were killed in a collision between a bus, a car and a truck on Diponegoro
street at 10:35 p.m. last night. The dead were all the passengers of the car. The police believed the
car had been trying to overtake the bus when it was struck by a truck coming from the opposite
direction. The driver of the car might not be using his lights, as the truck driver said he did not see
the car approaching.
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The police said the car should not have tried to pass the bus, since overtaking is not allowed on
Diponegoro street. In addition, the police report that the car, a small Japanese car, should not have
been carrying more than five people. If the passengers had brought their identity cards, the police
would have identified the names of the victim easily.
22. The text mainly informs … happened on Diponegoro street.
A. a vehicle accident.
B. a careless driver
C. a small Japanese car
D. a victim of an accident
E. a function of an identity card
23. What caused the collision?
A. The truck came from the opposite direction
B. The car carried more than five people
C. The truck driver didn’t use his lights
D. The truck driver didn’t see the car
E. The car tried to overtake the bus
24. “Seven people were killed in a collision between a bus…” ( Paragraph 1)
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ….
Read the following text and answer questions 25 to 27.
Nelson Rohilahla Mandela was born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918. His father was
Hendry Mphakanyiswa of the Tembu Tribe. Mandela himself was educated at University College of
Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand where he studied law. He joined the African National
Congress in 1944 and was engaged in resistance against the ruling National Party’s apartheid
policies after 1948. He went on trial for treason in 1956-1961 and was acquitted in 1961.
After the banning of the ANC in 1960, Nelson Mandela argued for the setting up of a
military wing within the ANC. In June 1961, the ANC executive considered his proposal on the use
of violent tactics and agreed that those members who wished to involve themselves in Mandela’s
campaign would not be stopped from doing so by the ANC. This led to the formation of Umkhonto
Mandela was arrested in 1962 and sentenced to five year’s imprisonment with hard labor. In
1963, when many fellow leaders of the ANC and the Umkhonto we Sizwe were arrested, Mandela
was brought to stand trial with them for plotting to overthrow the government by violence. His
statement from the dock received considerable international publicity. On June 12, 1964, eight of the
accused, including Mandela, were sentenced to life imprisonment. From 1964 to 1982, he was
incarcerated at Robben Island Prison, off Cape Town; thereafter, he was at Pollsmor Prison, nearby
on the mainland.
During his years in prison, Nelson Mandela’s reputation grew steadily. He was widely accepted as
the most significant black leader in South Africa and became a potent symbol of resistance as the
anti-apartheid movement gathered strength. He consistently refused to compromise his political
position to obtain his freedom.
Nelson Mandela was released on February 11, 1990. After his release, he plunged himself
wholeheartedly into his life’s work, striving to attain the goals he and others had set out almost four
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25. Why was Mandela brought to stand trial with many fellow leaders of the ANC and the
Umkhonto we Sizwe?
A.Nelson Mandela’s reputation grew steadily.
B. They were plotting to overthrow the government by violence.
C. His statement from the dock received considerable international publicity.
D.He was arrested and sentenced to five year’s imprisonment with hard labor.
E. He consistently refused to compromise his political position to obtain freedom.
26. What is the main idea of third paragraph?
A. Nelson Mandela was sent to prison.
B. Nelson Mandela was released from prison.
C. Nelson Mandela formed Umkhonto we Sizwe.
D. The African National Congress executive was Mandela.
E. Nelson Mandela joined National Party’s apartheid policies.
27. How long was Mandela incarcerated at Robben Island Prison?
A. 16 years
B. 17 years
C. 18 years
D. 19 years
E. 20 years
The following text is for questions 28 to 30.
The meerkat or suricate, Suricata suricatta is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family.
Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Bostwana, in much of the Namib Desert in
Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa. A group of meerkat is called “mob”, “gang”
or “clan”. A meerkat clan often contains about 20 meerkats, but some super-families have 50 or
more members. In captivity, meerkats have an average life span of 12-14 years, and about half this
in the wild.
The meerkat is a small diurnal herpestid (mongoose) weighing on average about 731 grams
for females and 720 grams for females. Its long slender body and limbs give it a body length of 25 to
35 cm and an added tail length of 17 to 25 cm. It’s tail is not bushy like all other mongoose species,
but is rather long and thin tapers to a black or reddish colored pointed tip. Meerkats often stand on
their rear legs and gaze alertly over the southern African plains where they live. Mothers can even
nurse their young while standing.
Meerkats eat insects, lizards, birds and fruit. When hunting small game, they work together
and communicate with purring sounds. Meerkats are good hunters and are sometimes tamed for use
28. According to the text, the tail of a meerkat is ….
A. called “mob”, “gang” or “clan”
B. a small diurnal herpestid (mongoose)
C. bushy like all other mongoose species
D. a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family
E. long and thin tapers to a black reddish colored pointed tip
29. The text tells us about ….
A. the way how meerkats hunt for food
B. the characteristics, habitat and life of meerkats
C. the difference between meerkats and other animals
D. the comparison between meerkats and other mammals
E. explanation of the shape, the ability and excellence of meerkats
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30. From the text we know that ….
A. Meerkats are carnivores
B. Meerkats only live in South Africa
C. Meerkats can stand with their front legs
D. Meerkats may live together in a large community
E. Meerkats can be kept as pets because of tame animals
Questions 31 to 34 are based on the following text.
Snow begins in the atmosphere as water condenses into a tiny droplet. As more and more water
vapor condenses onto its surface, the droplets grow. Cold air then freezes this water into an ice
Each ice crystal has a unique shape that depends on the surrounding air’s temperature and
water vapor content. If it is below freezing and there is a lot of water vapor in the air, the crystal
grows six evenly spaced branches. More and more water vapor collects on these branches and
freezes, making the ice crystal increasingly heavy. Eventually, the ice crystal falls from the sky,
leaving the cloud of precipitation that it helped to form. As it falls, the crystal continues to grow by
picking up more water vapor.
As it descends, the ice crystal can come into contact with warmer air that makes it melt
somewhat. The melting acts like a glue, causing crystals to bond together into larger flakes, forming
what many people think of as the “classic” fluffy snowflake. If the crystals melt too much and then
refreeze as they get closer to Earth’s surface, the precipitation falls as sleet instead of snow.
Once on the ground, snow will remain if temperatures are cold enough to keep it from
melting. Glaciers that form on mountains, for example, are made up of snow that accumulates on the
ground and eventually turns to ice.
31. What is the text about?
A. How snow is formed
B. How to keep snow from melting
C. Why ice crystal has unique shape
D. The importance of snow formation
E. Why snow happens in certain places
32. From the text above, we can conclude that….
A. Ice crystal grows six evenly spaced branches
B. Glaciers forming on mountains are made up of ice
C. Snowflakes downfall in a variety of sizes and shapes
D. Snow begins in the atmosphere as water condenses into a big droplet
E. Crystal fallen ice can survive in warmer temperature without melting
33. What is the purpose of the text above?
A. To describe the shape of a snow
B. To explain the process of snow formation
C. To show the reader how to form ice crystal
D. To tell information about characteristic of snow
E. To persuade the reader about the importance of snow
34. “As it descends, the ice crystal can come into contact….” (Paragraph 3)
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ….
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This text is for questions 35 to 38.
Sometimes parents question whether they should have their children study at a course or just by
themselves. When students feels weak in a certain subject, attending a course is good for them.
However, parents should not force thir children to attend many courses.
Students who attend many courses may be dependent on their course teachers. They will
feel that have ’someone’ to go to when they have problems . They will just ask their teachers to help
them do difficult assignments, without knowing the process of solving a task.
Besides, attending many courses will make students tired, with less time to rest. As a result,
they cannot cencentrate and absorb well what they have learned, both at school or courses.
Based on the above reasons, it is clear that attending many courses is not good for students.
Therefore, it is better if students attend only one or two courses a week. Morever, parents should
make sure that their children benefit from the courses they attend, either by observation or questions
to the children.
35. What does text mainly talk about?
A. Courses teachers
B. Benefit of courses
C. Attending courses
D. Learning at a courses
E. Solving the school task
36. What is the main idea of paragraph 2?
A. Attending coursess will lighten students’burden.
B. Attending many courses is not good for students.
C. Students need to ask their teachers of their problems.
D. Students attending many courses depend on their courses teachers.
E. Teachers should function as facilitators, not the sources of knowledge.
37. What is the effect for the students attending many courses?
A. They feel tired.
B. They are weak
C. They are underforce.
D. They have less time to study.
E. They don’t know process of solving-task.
38.”… and absorb well what they have learned,….” (Paragraph 3)
The underlined word is closest in meaning to....
This text is for questions 39 to 42.
There are many parents have to take a bus or drive their children to go to school. No wonder many
cars drop kids off at the school very morning outside the school. It seemed few students were
walking or riding their bikes to school.
Several studies over the past several years show that the children who walk or ride a bike as
a little as two kilometers to school every day just about reach the daily recommended activity level.
Part of the problem is that schooling is different than it was a generation ago. Specialization sees
many parents sending their children to unique education programs at schools outside of their
community. poor planning and growth patterns have also left thousands of children without a
neighborhood school, so busing and driving to distant communities is the only option.
Safe routes are another problem. Many parents worried the traffic chaos at drop-off time.
They think that it is too dangerous for kids on foot or bikes, so they choose do drive instead.
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To encourage environmental friendliness and active student, teachers encourage their
students to walk or bike to school. We know that there is so much traffic, but therefore teacher
should give the students some information why they should walk or ride to school, except students
whose are far more than 3, 5 kilometers.
I think convincing students to bike or walk to school is a good way because biking or
walking to school is good for health, environment, the community, and the school.
39. How do most student go to school?
A. On foot
B. By bicycle
C. By motorcycle
D. With their parents by train
E. Driven by their parents by cars
40. What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
A. Some studies show few children walking or riding to school.
B. Schooling nowadays is different than in the past.
C. There are many ways to take to school.
D. There many school without neighborhood.
E. Many students live far from their houses.
41. From the thext, we infer that...
A. Parents love to drive their childtren to school
B. Walking and biking is not appropriate anymore
C. Walking and biking to school make us healthier
D. Todays neighbourhood is friendly for students
E. Parents tend to send their children to unique education program
42. “Many parents worried the traffic chaos at drop off time.” (Paragraph 3)
Tne underlined word is closest in meaning to....
Read the following text and answer questions 43 to 44.
ACADEMY Award-winner Steven Spielberg directs Catch Me If You Can -- a stylish and highly
entertaining cat-and-mouse caper set in the 1960s.
Inspired by the true-to-life story of Frank Abagnale Jr, who managed to give a new meaning
to job-hopping, he works as a doctor, a lawyer and an airline co-pilot -- all before his 21st birthday.
It all started when Abagnale's parents got separated. With only US$25 in his checking
account, he sets off for Manhattan to escape the worries of strained home life. He also vows to bring
his father and mother back together, and help his debt-ridden father.
Abagnale proves to be a brilliant forger and charming master of deception, and he scams his way
through the United States and Europe, forging and encasing cheques to the tune of millions of
dollars to fund his womanizing, adventure-filled high life.
However, the FBI is soon hot on his tail and agent Carl Hanratty makes it his ultimate mission to
bring down Abagnale.
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken (Best Actor in a Supporting
Role nominee in the 2003 Academy Awards), Jennifer Garner and Martin Sheen. The film was also
nominated for Best Original Score.
43. From the text, the film is a/an …. .
A. original story
B. true story
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44. Abagnale promise to …
A. Sets off for Manhattan
B. Escape the worries of strained home life
C. Bring his father and mother back together
D. Encasing cheques to the tune of millions of dollars
E. Be a brilliant forger and charming master of deception
Questions 45 and 46 are based on the following text.
Reviewed by Sbyteens
Author : Kathleen O’Dell
Genre : Magic, mystery
Looking for a creepy tale involving a mysterious old mansion, family secrets, missing children
and talking birds? Your search is over. Young Clara Dooley is the daughter of a servant,
sequestered to the grounds of the Glendoveer mansion due to a weak heart. Left to her own devices,
Clara stumbles upon a long-forgotten mystery involving the disappearance of the six Glendoveer
children. Long presumed dead, Clara will work to uncover the truth behind the tragedy, aided by
her friend Daphne and five feathered friends.
“The Aviary” blends the old-fashioned feel of gothic horror with a hint of supernatural magic.
The result is the perfect recipe for an entertaining and engaging read.
(March 28, 2012)
45. The text is about …
A. Clara’s biography.
B. Clara’s isolated life.
C. The description of an aviary.
D. The influence of an aviary in human life.
E. A critique of a book entitled “The Aviary”.
46. After reading the text above, we know that Clara was a/an ....
A. unhealthy girl
B. happy girl
For question 47, rearrange the following sentences into the correct and meaningful paragraph!
(1) When inserting the SIM Card to cellphone, make sure that the cellphone has been switched off
and follow the direction bellow:
(2) Don't forget to switch on the cellphone. Wait until it is ready to use.
(3) First of all, press the locking catch and slide the cover then lift it off the phone.
(4) Cellphone is a modern communication device which connects one to the others by voice,
written message and data. However this device can not work until the SIM card is inserted.
(5) After that, push two catches in the opposite directions and remove the battery.
(6) Then, put the battery and align it until snaps into its place.
(7) Next, slide the SIM card carefully into the slot and make sure that the golden connect arson are
facing to the connector of the phone.
(8) Finally, insert the two catches of the back cover corresponding slot in the phone and slide the
cover forward button of the phone until locks into place.
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A. 4 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 2
B. 4 - 1 - 3 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 8 - 2
C. 4 - 1 - 3 - 6 - 7 - 5 - 8 - 2
D. 4 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 7 - 6 - 2 - 8
E. 4 - 1 - 3 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 2 - 8
For questions 48 to 50, complete the following text with the correct words provided!
The Ambarawa Train Museum houses 21 antique locomotives plus two more, which are stored in
the depot. These locomotives are no longer produced; even the factories that (48) … them no longer
exist. The main building of this museum is the defunct Ambarawa railway station which was built in
1873. the station covers 127,500 m2.
The oldest in this museum is a locomotive made by Hartman Chemnitz. This locomotive,
with a length of 8.58 m and a width of 2.45 m, began its ( 49 )… in 1891. Using wood as fuel, the
steam locomotive could run 50 km/h – its maximum speed.
A special part of a visit to this museum is a trip by train from the Ambarawa Train Museum
to the defunct Bedono train station. This package tour is called Railway Mountain Tour. Why is the
trip so special? Because the participants will board an antique train and the train will (50) … on a
4.9 kilometer-cog railway, which is the only one in the world.
48. A. set
49. A. action
50. A. connect