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SPEAKING

TASK A: Individual presentation (2minutes)

Situation

Many new graduates are facing difficulty in finding employment. The government is very concerned
about this problem. At a forum organized by the Ministry of Human Resources,you have been asked to
suggest ways to help alleviate this problem(education).

Candidate A: you suggest the local universities should offer courses that relevant to the current job
market. Give reasons to support your suggestion.

Candidate B: you suggest the local universities should equip graduates with soft skills before
graduating. Give a reasons to support your suggestion.

Candidate C: you suggest the graduates should not be too choosy in looking for jobs. Give reasons to
support your suggestion

Candidate D: you suggest that graduates should become entrepreneurs after graduating instead of
looking for jobs. Give reasons to support your suggestion.

TASK B; GROUP INTERACTION

Situation

Many new graduates are facing difficulty in finding employment. The government is very concerned
about this problem. At a forum organized by the Ministry of Human Resources,you have been asked to
suggest ways to help alleviate this problem.

Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the best way to alleviate the problem of unemployment
among graduates.

I. Local universities offer courses that are relevant to the current job market.
II. Local universities equip graduates with soft skills before graduating.
III. Graduates should not be too choosy in looking for jobs.
IV. Graduates should become enterpreneurs instead of looking for jobs.
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION

Situation

Your friend is leaving school soon and she is looking for something to do to fill her free time while
waiting for her permission into university.

Candidate A: you think that working part-time is the best way to fill her free time while waiting for her
permission into university.

Candidate B: you think that volunteering in a local orphanage is the best way to fill her free time while
waiting for her permission into university.

Candidate C: you think that participating in the National Service Programme is the best way to fill her
free time while waiting for her permission into university.

Candidate D: you think that enrolling in short courses is the best way way to fill her free time while
waiting for her permission into university.

TASK B

Situation

Your friend is leaving school soon and she is looking for something to do to fill her free time while waiting for
her permission into university.

TASK B: Which the best way to fill her free time while waiting for her permission into university?

I. Working part-time
II. Volunteering in a local orphanage
III. Participating in the National Service Programme
IV. Enrolling in short courses
TASK A;

Situation

As young Malaysians, discuss which of the following is the most serious health problem facing the nation
today.

Candidate A: you think that obesity is the most serious health health problem facing the nation today.

Candidate B: you think that heart disease is the most serious health health problem facing the nation
today.

Candidate C: you think that HIV infection is the most serious health health problem facing the nation
today.

Candidate D: you think that high cholesterol is the most serious health health problem facing the nation
today.

TASK B

Situation

As young Malaysians, discuss which of the following is the most serious health problem facing the nation
today.

TASK B:Which is the most serious health health problem facing the nation today?

I. Obesity
II. Heart disease
III. HIV infection
IV. High cholesterol
TASK A:

Situation

As the member of your school’s Civic club,discuss which of the following is the best way to raise funds
for an orphanage your club plans to visit.

Candidate A: you think that a class donation drive is the best way to raise funds for an orphanage your
club plans to visit

Candidate B: you think that a food sale is the best way to raise funds for an orphanage your club plans
to visit

Candidate C: you think that song request during recess time is the best way to raise funds for an
orphanage your club plans to visit

Candidate D:you think that a charity car wash for teachers is the best way to raise funds for an
orphanage your club plans to visit

TASK B

Situation

As the member of your school’s Civic club,discuss which of the following is the best way to raise funds for
an orphanage your club plans to visit.

TASK B: Which is the best way to raise funds for an orphanage your club plans to visit?

I. Class to class donation drive


II. Food sale
III. Song request during recess time
IV. Charity car wash for teachers
TASK A:INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION

Situation

The Malaysian government wants to attract more foreign tourists to the country.

Candidate A: you think that having more tourism advertisemnts in international mass media will help
to bring in more foreign tourists to Malaysia. Elaborate

Candidate B: you think that promoting Malaysia as a fooof paradise will help to bring in more foreign
tourists to Malaysia. Elaborate

Candidate C: you think that having more direct flights by foreign airlines to Malaysia will help to bring
in more foreign tourists to Malaysia. Elaborate

Candidate D: you think that hosting more international sports events will help to bring in more foreign
tourists to Malaysia. Elaborate

TASK B: GROUP

Situation

The Malaysian government wants to attract more foreign tourists to the country.

TASK B:What is the best way to bring in more foreign tourists to the country?

I. Have more tourism adverstisements in international mass media


II. Promote Malaysia as a food paradise
III. Have more direct flights by foreign airlines to Malaysia
IV. Host more international sports events
Situation

You find that your school students are not interested in learing English as a subject. As the
President of the English Language Society, you are interested to help the students to improve
their command of the language.

Candidate A; you think that the school should have an English corner in each
classroom to help improve student’s command of the language. Elaborate

Candidate B: you think that the school should organize daily English reading time
before school assembly to help improve student’s command of the language.
Elaborate

Candidate C; you think that the school should designate one day in a week as
English Speaking Day to help improve student’s command of the language. Elaborate

Candidate D: you think that the school should organize English Camp for the week
students to help improve student’s command of the language. Elaborate

TASK B

Situation

You find that your school students are not interested in learing English as a subject. As
the President of the English Language Society, you are interested to help the students to
improve their command of the language.

TASK B: What the best way to help the student to improve their command of English in
your school?

I. Have an English corner in each classroom


II. Organize daily English reading time bofore school assembly
III. Choose one day in a week as English Speaking Day
IV. Organize English Camp for the week students

MUET TOPICAL PRACTISES

PUBLISHER: PENERBIT ILMU BAKTI SDN BHD

AUTHOR: AU YEONG WENG HANG


TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

The majority of students who seek counselling in your life in your school cite stress as
their main problem. As the President of your school’ Pembimbing Rakan Sebaya (PRS)
Club, discuss with your committee members ways to help students overcome stress.

Candidate A: In your opinion, one way to help students overcome stress is time
management. Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, one way to help students overcome stress is a better
relationship with parents and family members. Elaborate on this.

Candidate C: In your opinion, one way to help students overcome stress is a healthy
diet and lifestyle. Elaborate on this.

Candidate D: In your opinion, one way to help students overcome stress is a peer
support group. Elaborate on this.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

The majority of students who seek counselling in your life in your school cite stress as
their main problem. As the President of your school’ Pembimbing Rakan Sebaya(PRS)
Club, discuss with your committee members ways to help students overcome stress.

TASK B: Discuss which one of the following will help school student overcome stress
most effectively:

I. Time management
II. A better relationship with parents and family members
III. A healthy diet and lifestyle
IV. A peer support group
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

Student of the same races are seen grouping together both in the school and university
scenarios. How do you think teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst students of
different races?

Candidate A: In opinion, one way teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst
students of different races is through seating arrangements in the classroom.
Elaborate in this.

Candidate B: In opinion, one way teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst
students of different races is through group work during lessons. Elaborate on this.

Candidate C: In opinion, one way teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst
students of different races is through co-curricular projects. Elaborate on this.

Candidate D: In opinion, one way teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst
students of different races is through cultural performances involving students of
various races. Elaborate on this.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

Student of the same races are seen grouping together both in the school and university
scenarios. How do you think teachers could help to foster racial unity amongst students of
different races?

Task B: Discuss which one of the following is the best way teachers could help to
foster racial unity amongst students of different races:

I. Seating arragements in the classroom


II. Group work during lessons
III. Co-curricular projects
IV. Cultural performances involving students of various races
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

The Internet has many online tools that are pertinent to our lives nowadays. Which online tool
on the Internet, do you think, is the most useful?

Candidate A: In your opinion, the most useful online too on the Internet is e- banking.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, the most useful online too on the Internet is e-shopping.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate C: In your opinion, the most useful online too on the Internet is the e-mail.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate D: In your opinion, the most useful online too on the Internet is the search
engine. Elaborate on this.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

The Internet has many online tools that are pertinent to our lives nowadays. Which online
tool on the Internet, do you think, is the most useful?

Task B: Discuss which one of following is the most useful online tool on the internet:

I. E-banking
II. E-shopping
III. The e-mail
IV. The search engine
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

Heart attack is the number one killer among Malaysians and the government is promoting a
healthy lifestyle to combat this problem. Discuss with your friends the best way to stay healthy.

Candidate A: In your opinion, the best way to stay healthy is by keeping away from
tobacco and alcohol. Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, the best way to stay healthy is by going for regular
health check-ups. Elaborate on this.

Candidate C: In your opinion, the best way to stay healthy is by eating a well-
balanced diet. Elaborate on this.

Candidate D: In your opinion, the best way to stay healthy is by exercising regularly.
Elaborate on this.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

Heart attack is the number one killer among Malaysians and the government is promoting a
healthy lifestyle to combat this problem. Discuss with your friends the best way to stay
healthy.

Task B: Discuss which one of following is the best way to stay healthy.

I. Keeping away from tobacco and alcohol


II. Going for regular health check-ups
III. Eating a well-balanced diet
IV. Exercising regularly
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

The Youth Club of your community has invited you to talk on the social problems faced
by society today

Candidate A: In your opinion, you consider poverty the most serious problem.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, you consider snatch thieves the most serious problem.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate C: In your opinion, you consider vandalism the most serious problem.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate D: In your opinion, you consider illiteracy the most serious problem.
Elaborate on this.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

The Youth Club of your community has invited you to talk on the social problems faced by
society today

TASK B: Discuss which one of the following is the most serious problem faced by
our society today:

I. Poverty
II. Snatch thieves
III. Vandalism
IV. Illiteracy
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

A group of foreign students is visiting your school. You are required to talk to them about our
traditions and culture

Candidate A: You would like to talk about open houses during festivals. Give
reasons.

Candidate B: You would like to talk about a wedding ceremony. Give reasons.

Candidate C: You would like to talk about local food. Give reasons.

Candidate D: You would like to talk about traditional dances. Give reasons.

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

A group of foreign students is visiting your school. You are required to talk to them about
our traditions and culture

TASK B: Discuss which one of the following is the best way to introduce our
traditions and culture to the foreign students:

I. Open houses
II. A wedding ceremony
III. Local food
IV. Traditional dances
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

The English Language that the members visit a historical city. Give a reasons for your
choices.

Candidate A: You suggest that the members visit a historical city. Give reasons for
your suggest

Candidate B: You suggest that the members visit a theme park. Give reasons for your
suggest

Candidate C: You suggest that the members visit a hill resort. Give reasons for your
suggest

Candidate D: You suggest that the members visit a beach resort. Give reasons for
your suggest

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

The English Language that the members visit a historical city. Give a reasons for your
choices.

TASK B: Discuss which one of the following places would be most interesting to visit:

I. A historical city
II. A theme park
III. A hill resort
IV. A neach resort
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

Illegal motorcycle racing among teenagers has a marked impact on our society. As a
social worker, discuss the impact of this problem.

Candidate A: In your opinion, illegal motorcycle racing increase road accident rates.
Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, illegal motorcycle racing increase social problems.


Elaborate on this

Candidate C: In your opinion, illegal motorcycle racing endangers other road user.
Elaborate on this

Candidate D: In your opinion, illegal motorcycle racing wastes public resources.


Elaborate on this

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

Illegal motorcycle racing among teenagers has a marked impact on our society. As a social
worker, discuss the impact of this problem.

TASK B: Discuss which of the following impacts of illegal motorcycle racing affects
our society the most.

I. It increase road accident rates


II. It increase social problems
III. It endangers other road users
IV. It waste public resources
TASK A: INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION (2 MINUTES)
SITUATION

Forests are essential in protecting our environment. In what way do you think forests
benefits us?

Candidate A: In your opinion, forests balance the ecology. Elaborate on this.

Candidate B: In your opinion, forests sustain in the wildlife. Elaborate on this

Candidate C: In your opinion, forests manage the climate. Elaborate on this

Candidate D: In your opinion, forests provide us with income. Elaborate on this

TASK B: GROUP INTERACTION (10 MINUTES)


SITUATION

Forests are essential in protecting our environment. In what way do you think forests
benefits us?

Task B: Discuss which one of the following benefits us the most.

I. Forests balance the ecology


II. Forests sustain the wildlife
III. Forest manage the climate
IV. Forests provide us with income

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