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VKN TRAINING CENTER

NEW PT3 FORMATS FOR PT3 2019

NAME: _________________________

SUBJECT: _______________________
PT3 LISTENING TEST 2019
[35 MINUTES]

Part 1: Visual Multiple Choice - 5 Questions.

1. The questions could be either a dialogue or a monologue.


2. Candidates listen and match the picture according to the dialogue.
3. Daily conversation will be used: A conversation between a mother and a son- discussing what
would the son want to have for dinner.

Sample question
1. What is the boy having for lunch today?

A B C

2. Which of the following maps shows where Rani’s house is?

Rani’s house Rani’s house Rani’s house

A B C
Part 2: Sequencing – 5 empty blanks.

1. There will be a sequence of event.


2. 7 answers will be provided.
3. Candidates have to choose 5 out of 7 the correct ones. 2 extra answers act as distractors.
4. The first step will be provided
Questions 6 – 10
You will listen to a teacher talking to a new student about what to do on her first day
at school. For questions 6 to 10, complete the notes with options A - G. You only need
to write the letter.
Blacken the correct answer (A - G) in the space provided on your answer sheet.

First Day at New School

Steps:
Go to school office

A Collect textbooks
6.
B Speak to the counsellor
7.
C Collect a map

Science lesson D Meet the guide

E Take a test
Have lunch in canteen
F Get to know classmates

8. G See School Principal

English lesson

9.

10.

Return to Mr Chong's office


Part 3: Multiple Choice Items – 5 questions.

1. The same as in PT3 listening test only 3 answers will be provided (A, B & C).

Questions 11 – 15
You will hear a news report about a recycling competition. For questions 11 to 15,
choose the correct answer A, B or C.
Blacken the correct answer A, B or C on your answer sheet.

11. How many groups joined the competition this year?

A 20
B 25
C 35

12. How could the public get further details about the competition?
A by calling the school
B by emailing the school
C by looking at the school website

13. Where did each group have to weigh their recyclable items?
A the school hall
B the recycling centre
C the town shopping centre

14. What was the last day people could send in recyclable items?
A 1 April
B 14 April
C 29 April

15. What prize did each member of the winning group receive?
A a watch
B chocolates
C a mobile phone
Part 4: Note Completion- monologue (5 empty blanks).

1. 5 pieces of information will be needed. (words/figures/spelling)


2. Use the words from the recording only-meaning lifting.
3. Do not paraphrase( 3 or less words are only needed here)

Questions 16 – 20
You will hear a teacher telling students about a workshop on reading and writing skills. For
questions 16 to 20, complete the notes below.
Use no more than three words and/or a number for each answer. Write the correct answer
in the space provided on your answer sheet.

A Workshop on Reading and Writing Skills

Speaker Mr Arshad

Date of workshop 16.

Place of the workshop 17.

Workshop ends at 18.

Prize 19.

Miss Malar’s phone number 20.


4. Part 5: Note Completion- dialogue (5 empty blanks).

1. 5 pieces of information will be needed. (words/figures/spelling)


2. Use the words from the recording only-meaning lifting.
3. Do not paraphrase (3 or less words are only needed here).
4. Slightly challenging compared to the Part 4.

You will hear a conversation between two friends about a school trip to a national park.
For questions 21 to 25, complete the notes below.
Use no more than three words and/or a number for each answer. Write the correct answer
in the space provided on your answer sheet.

SCHOOL TRIP

Destination Taman Negara National Park

Date of trip 21.

Everyone must bring 22.

Travel to park by and boat

Arrival time 24.

First activity 25.


PT3 READING TEST 2019
(1 HOUR AND 15 MINUTES)

Part 1: Objectives (8 Questions)

1. Candidates have to read the whole text in order to get the answers.
2. Real-life texts will be chosen- notice/advertisement/ SMS
3. Answers will be given (A, B & C)
4. All words and vocab used will be only in B1 level.

Questions 1 – 8

Dear Farhana,

Sorry, I can’t meet up because I’m going to Ceria Mall


after my music class. I forgot I need to get my mum a
present for her birthday party this Saturday.

1. Adila wrote the message to


A explain why she cannot see Farhana.
B remind Farhana to buy a gift for someone.
C invite Farhana to go to Ceria Mall with her.

RAJANG
CAFÉ
15%
off

2. Rajang Café is
A located in Sarawak.
B closing after 23rd July.
C giving 15% off to eat-in customers.
Part 2: Error Correction (8 Errors)
1. Errors will be put into text. Each error will be underlined.
2. Errors will be focused on lexical/grammatical and choice of vocab.
3. An example will be given and will be labeled as 0.

Questions 9 - 16
Read the text below and correct the underlined errors.
For each question, write the correct word in the space provided on your answer sheet.
1. Part 3: Info Transfer (8 Questions)

1. It will be in a linear text.


2. Choose no more than 3 words or a number for answers
3. Part 4: Comprehension (10 Questions)

1. A slightly longer text compared to the previous one.


2. This could be in linear or non-linear text.
3. Choose no more than 5 words or a number for answers.
4. There will be note completion questions and comprehension questions.
5. Q25 & 26- Note completion, Q27,28,29,30,31,&32 – Qns & Answers,
Q33&34- Vocab (word only)
Part 5: Note Completion (6 Questions)

1. Gapped text- Cohesion and Cohesive devises will be tested here- anaphoric/cataphoric.
2. Longest text and quite difficult.
3. There will be 6 empty blanks and 8 choices of answers will be given).
4. Candidates write only the alphabets and later on transfer the answers after the exam.
Part 1: Short Communicative Message (20 marks)

1. Candidates have to respond to an informal message.


2. This includes- email, informal letter, short message, note, postcard.
3. Candidates are advised to follow the word limit. (80 words)
4. If more, it is okay.
5. Sample question:
A friend would like to try a new hobby and he has a few on his mind. Write a
short reply suggesting a suitable hobby for him.
Part 2: A semi-formal essay

1. Candidates have to respond to a given visual organizer.


2. Candidates may add their own ideas and there is no limit to the context.
3. Freedom is given to the candidates especially on how they interpret the question.
4. Candidates are advised to follow the word limit. (120 words).
5. Sample Questions:
Recently, you have celebrated a festival. Using the note below, write an essay in
about 120 words.