English Proficiency Test

Susi Fauziah

• EPT is similar to TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language). • TOEFL is divided into three sections: • 1. Listening (50 questions) • 2. Structure and Written Expression (40 questions) • 3. Reading (50 questions)

• For S1 program, Master program, and EXTENSION program: • English exam given is the following: • 1. Structure and Written Expression (40 questions) • 2. Reading (+ 60 questions)

Structure & Written Expression
• Structure (15 numbers) • Objective: Able to identify and make a well structured sentence by choosing one appropriate answer (a, b, c, or d). • Example: • The lecturer .......... the class yesterday. • A. teach B. teaches • C. taught D. she teaches

Written expression
• Written Expression(25 numbers) • Objective: having the ability to identify a well structured sentence so that the students are able to identify the incorrect part written on the sentence. • Example: • There is many students in the class. • A B C D

S V Agreement
• The Subject has to be appropriated (cocok) with its verb. • Example: • ...... was backed up for miles on the freeway. • A. Yesterday • B. In the morning • C. Traffic • D. Cars

S V agreement
• Pay attention to the subject, whether it is singular or plural. • Pay attention to the tenses.

Parallel structure
• Parallel structure occurs if a word or a clause is connected with another word or clause by using a connector, e.g: and, but, or, both....and, either ..... or, neither.....nor, and comparison. • S + V (clause 1) + and/ but/ or + S + V (clause 2) • Noun + and/ but/ or + Noun • Verb + and/ but/ or + Verb • Prepositional Phrase + and/ but/ or + Prepositional Phrase

• Vitamin C is necessary for the prevention and..... of scurvy. • A. It cures B. cures • C. cure D. for curing • A baby’s development is influenced by both heredity and .............. • A. By environmental factors • B. environmentally • C. The influence of the environment • D. Environment

Sentences With Inverted Subjects and Verbs
• Invert the subject and verb with question words (who, what, when, where, why, how) • Invert the subject and verb with place expressions • Invert the subject and verb with negatives (no, rarely, barely, not, hardly, never, only, neither, nor, scarcely, seldom) • Invert the subject and verb with conditionals • Invert the subject and verb with comparisons

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