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PRACTICE 3

Listening Section
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.
Part I. Pictures. Question 1 to 3
Directions: There are three items in this part. For each item you will see a picture and you will hear four
short statements. The statements will be spoken twice,they will not be printed in your test paper. So you
must listen carefully to understand what the speakers are saying. When you hear the four statements, look
at the picture in your test paper and choose the statement that best describes what you see in the
picture. Then, on your answer sheet, find thenumber of the question and mark your answer.
Example
Look at the picture and listen to the four sentences.
Man:
A. They are leaving the room
B. They are turning on the machine
C. They are standing near the table
D. They are reading the newspaper
Statement (C) - They are standing near the table is the best
describtion of the picture. So you should select answer (C) and
mark it on your answer sheet.
Now, part 1 will begin. Number 1.
1. Look at picture marked number 1 in your test book.
book

2. Look at picture marked number 2 in your test

3. Look at picture marked number 3 in your test book.

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Part II Questions - Responses


Question: 4 to 6
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several questions spoken in English, followed by three
responses, also spoken in English. The questions and responses will be spoken twice. They will not be
printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say. You have to
choose the best response to each question.
Now listen to a sample question.
You will hear:
Woman : Could you work until nine tonight?
You will also hear :
Man :
A. No, it doesnt work.
B. Yes, you can go to work now.
C. No, I have to be home by eight.
Choice (C) - "No, I have to be home by eight" - is the best response to the question Could you work until
nine tonight? Therefore, you should mark (C) on your answer sheet.
4. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
5. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
6. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
Part III Short Conversations
Questions: 7 to 10
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several short conversations. You will hear the conversation
twice. The conversations will not be printed in your test book., so you must listen carefully to understand
what the speakers say.
In your test book, you will read a question about each conversation. The question will be followed by four
answers. You have to choose the best answer to each question and mark it on your answer sheet.
Example:
You will hear:
Man : The driver will meet you at the gate
Woman : What kind of car will he be driving?
Man : Hell be driving a large, black limousine
You will read:
What will the woman do?
A. Look for a specific automobile
B. Wait at the door
C. Driving a car
D. Call a taxi
Choice (A) - Look for a specific automobile - is the best answer to the question What will the man do?
Therefore, you should mark (A) on your answer sheet.
7. Where is this conversation most likely taking place?
A. In an office
C. In a restaurant
B. In a gymnasium
D. In a grocery shop
8. What position does the man probably hold?
A. busboy
C. cashier
B. doorman
D. accountant
9. Why is the woman calling the man?
A. To buy a dishwasher
C. To report a problem
B. To confirm an appointment
D. To ask for refund
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10. When will the tour begin?


A. 12:00
B. 12:30

C. 11:00
D. 1:00

Part IV Short talks


Question 11 to 15
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several short talks. Each will be spoken twice.
They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand and
remember what it is said. In your test book, you will read two or more questions about each short
talk. Each question will be followed by four answers. You have to choose the best answer to
each question and mark it on your answer sheet.
11. What is the main purpose of the report?
A. To give shopping advice
B. C. To announce a cereal sale
C. To warn shoppers of fraud
D. To help shoppers save money
12. What does the speaker encourage shoppers to do?
A. Buy food in bulk packages
B. Pay the lowest prices
13. Where would this announcement most likely be heard?
A. In an airport
B. In a subway
14. What are passengers for Flight 582 doing?
A. Waiting for an arrival
B. Getting on the plane
15. What does the speaker ask listeners to do?
A.
B.
C.
D.

C. Consider food volume


D. Eat more breakfast cereal

C. At a train station
D. At a bus stop
C. Checking in their luggage
D. Eating at the food court

Eat dinner in the food court


Check in their suitcases
Get tickets for Eagle Air Flight 644
Have their boarding passes ready
This is the end of the listening test

READING SECTION
ERROR RECOGNITION

13.Many people agree that James Camerons movie contain either an original vision on the
A
B
future and a disquieting perspective about the past.
C
D
14. My neighbors have visited the zoo a few days ago and they will see the sea world next Saturday.
A
B
C
D
15.Mike and Jody must participating in every schedule to increase their ability in singing.
A
B
C
D
16.Judy: Why do you never go to the movies?
A
B
Allen: I really doesnt like the movies.
C

Judy : Oh, I see

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17.Nonie

: Do you know Thomas Alfa Edison?


A
Didier
: Yes, Nonie. He was a person which invented the electricity.
B
C
Nonie
: Thats right.
D
18.Travel agent : Good afternoon, can I help you?
`
A
Woman
: Oh good. Im here with a colleague for a conference, but wed like stay on Afterwards
B
and visit Venice. Do you think you could organize a trip for us?
C

Travel agent : Certainly madam. It would be a pleasure.


READING COMPREHENSION
Questions 22 24 refer for the following Notice !

A broadcast journalist is someone who works for a TV news channel or radio station.
Like any other reporter, he is responsible for investigating, gathering and reporting on
Various incidents and current affairs. There is no difference between him and
journalist in the print media, but there is a difference in the way he has to present
the news or edit it as he works for the audio or visual media.
Adapted from : http://careers.stateuniversity.com

19.The text above is about.


A. Printing media reporter duties
C. News editor job and responsibilities
B. A TV programmers main job
D. A broadcast journalists job
20. What are a broadcast journalists main jobs?
A. Investigate cases and interrogate prisoners in jail.
B. Present financial reports in business meeting
C. Select and decide on appropriate pictures that would be used.
D. Investigate, gather and report on incidents and affairs.
21.. no difference between him
The word him refers to.
A. Reporter
C. Broadcast journalist
B. Journalist
D. Presenter
Questions 25 27 refer for the following Letter !

Frank C. Morgan
2643 Emeral Dreams Drive
Freeport, IL 61032
Dear Mr. Morgan
I am writing to you with a new business idea I have been developing over the
past few years. After much planning and research, the time has finally come to
bring it to market. I have attached a detailed fact sheet with all the relevant
information you will need.
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I am looking for an investment from you for about Rp. 10.000.000.000. This figure is
negotiable, but I think that amount would allow us to get started on the right foot.
If you have any questions or concerns, dont hesitate to contact me at 435-231-4231.
All the best,
Coretta R. Birmingham
22. What is Coretta R. Birmingham seeking?
A. The relevant information
C. A business contract
B. The investment
D. A new business idea
23. How can Mr. Morgan get clear information about that?
A. Seeing Coretta
C. Calling Coretta
B. Looking for Coretta
D. Visitng Coretta
24. I am looking for an investment from.
The synonym of the words looking for is
A. Taking for
C. Waiting for
B. Seeing
D. Searching
Questions 25 27 refer for the following Schedule !

Flights from Banjarmasin to Jakarta


Airline

Arrival
Time

Price

Departure Time

Bouraq Indonesia

Rp. 2.670.000.

08.45

10.00

Merpati Indonesia

Rp. 2.660.000.

10.30

12.10

Garuda Indonesia

Rp. 2.710.000.

7.00

8.40

Mandala Indonesia

Rp. 2.500.000.

13.00

14.50

* Prices, flight times and schedules for flights from Banjarmasin to Jakarta may change.
Please search specific dates for the actual schedule.

25. What information can we get from thetable above?


A. The arrival time from Banjarmasin to Jakarta
B. The flights from Banjarmasin to Jakarta.
C. The airlines from Banjarmasin to Jakarta
D. The rates from Banjarmasin to Jakarta
26. Which flight is the most quickly?
A. Bouraq Indonesia
B. Garuda Indonesia
C. Merpati Indonesia
D. Mandala Indonesia
27. Please search specific dates for the actual schedule. The underlined word means
A. Yesterday
B. Certain
C. Last to date
D. up to date

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Question number 28 30 refer to the following text.


## How To Take Pictures Using Canon Power shot A2100 IS ##
1. Turn on the camera : - Press the power button
- The start-up sound will play, and the start-up screen will appear
2. Select The AUTO Mode
-Set the mode dial to Auto
-When you point the camera toward the subject, the camera will make a slight as it
determines the scene
3. Compose The Shot
- Moving the zoom lever clockwise will zoom in on your subject , making it appear larger.
- Moving the lever anticlockwise will zoom out from your subject. Making it appear smaller.
4.Focus
-Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
5. Shoot
-Press the shutter button fully.

28. What information do we get from the text above ?


A. The process of printing pictures
C. The Steps of using a camera to take picture
C. The Advertisement of a new-released camera
D. How to set zoom mode on a camera
29. What must we do to start using CANON A 2100 IS before making the picture?
A. Pressing the shutter button fully
C. Pressing the power button
B. Moving the zoom lever clockwise
D. Pointing the camera toward a subject
30. How can we make the picture we take become smaller?
A. Pressing the shutter button fully
C. Pressing the power button
B. Moving the zoom lever anti clockwise
D. Pointing the camera toward a subject
INCOMPLETE DIALOGUE
31. Tri
: Let's eat out in a restaurant, Dina.
Dina
: When?
Tri
: Tonight.
Dina
: ............... I'll wait for you before seven.
A. No, thank you
C. I don't want to
B. Good idea, but
D. That sounds interesting
32. Harry : Perhaps we could cook together for dinner. ..
Jenny : That'd be lovely. Its been so long time .
A. What about finding some ingredients in the refridge?
C. Should we order the food now?
B. Why don't we eat together at home?
D. What about going to the office?
33. Bella :Fantastic!...................It makes your sweater look perfect.
Cita :Thanks. My aunt gave it to me on my birthday.
A. What dress is that?
C. What a lovely necklace!
B. You are very beautiful!
D. How nice is her gown?
34. Elena
:I've just been in your gallery. .....................
Mary
: Thank you. I will hold my exhibition in the next three months.
A. How excellent the writing is!
C. How nice her voice is!
B. What a beautiful handwriting!
D. How amazing the paintings are !
35. The students of SMKN 1 arrived at Kuta, and one of them said..............!
A. What a wonderful place
C. How wonderful is his place
B. What a beautiful is Bali
D. What a good is Bali
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36. Adi
:.........................Don't you agree?
Yudha
: I don't think so. I think Agnes Monicas song is more beautiful than this one.
A. What a beautiful melody!
C. He's really a great painter
B. How beautiful is the song ?
D. Nonsense
37. Sophi and Sue are attending the wedding party of Bella. Bella looks beautiful wearing the
wedding gown.Everyone admirers her.
Silvi
:..................................
Shannaz : You are right. I hardly recognize her.
A. Howm pretty is Bella!
C. What beautiful day?
B. How beautiful Bella is !
D. How beautiful is Bella?
38. Ari : How you like my new sweater? My father bought it in Paris.
Lina : Its wonderful .......
Ari : Thank you.
A. You look fantastic wearing it.
C. The coat is too small for you.
B. It makes you look older than you age.
D. It goes well with my new jeans.
39. Guest : Would you do me a favour, please?
Manager :Yes, ma'am. ..................................?
Guest :I asked a waiter to take the right size of shoes I like half an hour ago, but I haven't
got them yet.
A. How do you like the service
C. What seems to be the problem
B. Would you like to have breakfast
D. Can I call the room service for you
40. Ray
: I have been waiting for you for ages. What kept you so long ?
Alex
:Oh, sorry for coming late......................,so my car went very slowly.
Ray
:You should not have taken that way in busy hour.
A. My car got flat tire
C. You could be there on time
B. I was caught in a traffic jam
D. I changed my plan meeting you
Cloze-test.
number 41 - 43
120 Street Kupang Indah
Surabaya
January 4, 2013
Ms. Qony Akmalya Directory of Administration QM Mega Mas Inc.
15 Ahmad Yani Street
Surabaya
Dear Ms. Qony Akmalya
Your advertisement in December 29 2012 issue of the Jawa Pos newspaper was (41) ...........
because I have the proven skills you are requiring (42) ........... an administrative assistant. I am
Pungki Kusuma and I am 24 years old. I recently completed computer course. This specialization
skill have proven valuable in my work for the past eleven month as an assistant to the chief
accountant at Meteor
Building. Since proven skill a best I explained in person I would (43)............ an interview with you.
Please phone me in the afternoon between 2 p.m to 5 p.m at 031 70828384 to let me know to show
the day most convenient for you.
Sincerely,
Punki Kusuma
Enc.
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41. A. attract
42. A. on
43. A. appreciate
B. appreciating

B. attractive
B. for

C. attraction
C. in
C . appreciates
D. Appreciation

D. to attract
D. To

Question number 44 45
ANNOUNCEMENT
This announcement is addressed to the twelfth grade students (44) ... Wachid
hasyim vacational high school Surabaya. You will have a second try out next Sunday.
Prepare yourself (45)... . This try out will be held :
Place
: School hall
Day/date : Sunday, 6 January 2013
Time
: Start at 8 a.m
All twelfth grade students are required to join and bring your own equipment.
Hopefully this try out can give you more preparation for the national examination.
Moch. Ridwan
Principal

44. A. of
B. for
45. A. good
B. Better
QUESTION NUMBER 46 48

C. on
C. well

D. to
D. Best

We are looking (46) ........... sales professionals in the metropolitan area with a
(47)............ of two years experience in clothing industry. Good professional
appearance, communication skills, and a college degree are (48 )..........

46. A. for
B. to
47.A. minimize
B. Minimum
48. A. Requiring
B. requires
Question number 49 50

C. at
C. minimizing
C. required

D. into
D. to minimize
D. Requiry

MEMO
To : Sales and Marketing Distribution
From: MuhaiminSepha, Manager
Date: November 3rd, 2012
Subject: Purchase Order # 789
Check and refer to the purchase order # 789 for the (49). If it cannot be processed as
requested, your department should take an action to communicate it to our (50)
customer. Dont hesitate to ask me what to do. Contact me at 678567-688 any time.
49. A. available
50. A. value

B. ability
B. valuable

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C. availability
C. invaluable

D. liable
D. valuation
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