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MUET SPEAKING TEST

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candidates are assessed on their ability to make individual presentations and take part in group discussions
MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST
paper 2 - Speaking (800/2)

SPECIFICATIONS
accuracy
fluency
appropriacy
coherence and cohesion
use of language functions
managing a discussion
task fulfillment
GUIDES
INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION
read a given text
make short notes in 2 minutes
present viewpoints in 2 minutes

GROUP INTERACTION
present viewpoints to members of a group
respond to viewpoints, make suggestions and recommendations
prompt, assist, lead and encourage peers
DESCRIPTION
weighting - 15%
duration - 30 minutes
number of tasks - 2
topic contemporary issues
format -
task A - individual presentantion
preparation : 2 minutes
presentation : 2 minutes
task B - group interaction (4 candidates)
preparation : 2 minutes
discussion : 10 minutes

STRATEGIES
TASK A - 2 MINUTES
greetings
repeat situation
state and agree with the point given
3 points + relevant explanations and examples
conclusion

TASK B - 10 MINUTES
state your stand
agree / disagree
interrupt
question
conclude
SAMPLE
p/s
It’s ok if you don’t speak on 3 points.No penalty as long as you develop even one point well with good elaboration and examples.
The 3 points we stress on is just for practice.you don’t have a conclusion.No penalty but if you manage to do a conclusion you will logically score higher because your presentation is more structured.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TALK NON-STOP FOR 2 MINS!!!!
mock speaking test : video
video 1
Candidate D

Situation
Your brother has been given the opportunity to study in England on a government scholarship.
You and your family are very proud of him. Decide on a special gift for him to prepare for his trip abroad.

Task A: Suggest that they give him some Malaysian foodstuff. Say why.

Task B: Discuss which of the following would be most useful.
i. cash
ii. a computer
iii. some suitable clothing
iv. some Malaysian foodstuff





Candidate C

Situation
Your brother has been given the opportunity to study in England on a government scholarship.
You and your family are very proud of him. Decide on a special gift for him to prepare for his trip abroad
.
Task A: Suggest that they give him some suitable clothing. Say why.

Task B: Discuss which of the following would be most useful.
i. cash
ii. a computer
iii. some suitable clothing
iv. some Malaysian foodstuff


Candidate B

Situation
Your brother has been given the opportunity to study in England on a government scholarship.
You and your family are very proud of him. Decide on a special gift for him to prepare for his trip abroad.

Task A: Suggest that they give him a computer. Say why.

Task B: Discuss which of the following would be most useful.
i. cash
ii. a computer
iii. some suitable clothing
iv. some Malaysian foodstuff


Candidate A

Situation
Your brother has been given the opportunity to study in England on a government scholarship.
You and your family are very proud of him. Decide on a special gift for him to prepare for his trip abroad.

Task A: Suggest that they give him cash. Say why.

Task B: Discuss which of the following would be most useful.
i. cash
ii. a computer
iii. some suitable clothing
iv. some Malaysian foodstuff


Instructions to candidates:

Task A: Individual presentation

Study the stimulus or topic given.
You are given two minutes to prepare your responses.
You are given two minutes to present.
Listen to the others while they are making their presentations and take down notes for the group discussion in Task B.

Task B: Group discussion

You are given two minutes to prepare points to support or oppose the other candidates’ views.
After you have listened to everyone, try to come to a decision as to which of the four suggestions is the best.
Your group is given ten minutes for the discussion.
Task A and Task B will be carried out consecutively.


Paper 2 – speaking (800/2)

MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST

GREETINGS
Good morning to everyone.
Good morning I bid to one and alL.
Good morning to the examinerS and all candidateS.
A very good morning I wish to all examinerS and fellow candidateS
REPEAT SITUATION
Today we are talking about…
The situation I have been given is
According to the situation…
Based on the situation given…
STATE THE POINT GIVEN
I would like to give 3 reasons for my point which is
There are 3 reasons to support my point which is…
My point is ________ so to elaborate I would like to discuss 3 reasons.
I think that ____________ is the best idea.
3 PTS : EXPLANATION & EXAMPLES
Firstly, I think that…This is because.. Moreover,... For example,…
Secondly, another reason is… In addition,… For instance,…
Finally, in my opinion…Furthermore,… A good example is...
CONCLUSION
In conclusion, this is the best point because
To conclude, I still agree that…
In a nutshell, I feel that…
In short, my idea is the best because…
TASK A
TASK B
AGREE
· I agree with you. (NOT: I’m agree.)
· That’s a great idea!
· I see your point!
· That’s an interesting perspective.
· I like your suggestion.
· Indeed!
DISAGREE
· I’m sorry but I disagree.(NOT: I’m not agree)
· I’m afraid I have to disagree with your idea.
· I don’t see eye to eye with you.
· That’s not a good idea/suggestion.
· I beg to differ
INTERRUPTING
· Excuse me, may I interrupt please.
· I’d like to add something please.
· May I say something?
· Could you please hear me out.
· Pardon me but could I add something please.
QUESTIONING
· So what do you think, Candidate X?
· How about your point of view?
· Candidate X, would you like to give us your opinion?
· Does anyone agree with me?
· Why don’t we consider the other points?
· I don’t understand, can you please repeat?
· Any suggestions?
CONCLUDING
· In conclusion, ALL OF US agree that…
· To conclude, MOST OF US agree that…
· In a nutshell, SOME OF US agree that…while SOME OF US prefer…
· As time is running out, it seems that ALL OF US CAN’T AGREE on which option is the best because each point has many advantages and disadvantages.
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video 7 : comments
ASSALAMUALAIKUM
AND
GOOD AFTERNOON

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION.
have a nice day
candidates are assessed on their ability to make indivudual presentation and take part in group discussions on a wide range of contemporary issues
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