TO 2 UN TAHUN 2009-2010
Mata Pelajaran : Bahasa Inggris
Jenjang : SMA/MA Program : IPA/IPS/Bahasa
In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken English. There are three parts to this section, with special directions for each part.
Questions 1 to 5
In this part of the test, you will hear some dialogues spoken in English. The conversation will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.
After you hear a dialogue and the question about it, read the five possible answers and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Now listen to a sample question.
You will hear:
Boy : Have you finished doing the assignment?
Girl : No, I haven’t.
Boy : Complete it right away. The class will begin in a few minutes.
You will also hear:
Narrator: Where does the dialogue mostly take place?
You will read in your test book:
A. At school
B. At home.
C. At a store
D. At the hospital
E. At the market
The best answer to the question ‘Where does the dialogue mostly take place? is choice (A), ‘At school’.
Therefore, you should answer choice (A)
Question No. 1
Woman : May I help you?
Man : I’m looking for a tie.
Woman : We have many kinds of color: blue, grey, red and the others.
Man : I’ll take the grey one.
Narrator: What does the man buy?
Question No. 2
Man : What do you think about this design?
Woman: Not bad.
Man : Any suggestion for the improvement?
Woman : Add more pictures on the slide.
Narrator: What are the speakers talking about?
Question No. 3
Man : Where have you been?
Woman : I got a cold. Do we have any homework?
Man : We have to make an essay on ‘ Healthy Life Style’
Woman : Great! I like writing.
Narrator: Why was the girl not in the class?
Question No. 4
Man : Tell me about your new school.
Woman: I love my new school very much. The building is quite large with wonderful facilities. The teachers are very smart, kind and friendly. Especially my classroom teacher. He always listens to me attentively when I share my problem.
Man : I’m happy to hear that you like to study there.
Which picture is suitable with the dialogue you hear?
Question No. 5
I like to spend my holidays in the park. Like other city parks, it has trees and flowers. Usually after walking around the park, I sit on a bench under shady trees. There I enjoy the fresh air and the green grass as well as the shade of the plants.
Which picture goes to the monologue?
Questions: 6 to 10
In this part of the test, you will hear several questions or statements spoken in English. The questions and responses will be spoken two times. 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 or statement.
Now listen to a sample question:
You will hear:
Woman : Good morning, John. How are you? Sample answer
You will also hear:
A. I am fine, thank you.
B. I am in the living room.
C. Let me introduce myself.
D. My name is Hendra Gunawan
E. I have been here since this morning.
The best answer to the question ‘How are you?’ is choice (A), ‘I’m fine, thank you.’
Therefore, you should choose option (A)
Question No. 6.
Man : Nina , why are you so unhappy?
Woman: My brother lost his job.
Man : …
- What a pity.
- Never mind.
- That’s alright.
- It makes you sad.
- Don’t worry about it.
Question No. 7.
Man : I think this bag is cool.
Woman: I hope it doesn’t cost a lot.
Man : What do you think? How do you like it?
Woman : …
- I’ll buy it.
- I’ve tried it.
- I’m fond of it.
- I don’t have any bag
- I’m good at making a bag.
Question No. 8
Man : My friend told me there’s cell phone expo.
Woman : That’s right. I’m planning to see it.
Man : I guess I’m free now.
Woman : …
- What is there?
- Where will it be held?
- Is there a cell phone expo.
- Is it okay if I go with you?
- So, Would you like to go with me?
Question No. 9.
Woman : Have you told your parent that you are here?
Man : No, I haven’t. Can I use your phone?
Woman : …
- I have to go now.
- My parent is here.
- Of course, you can.
- I have a cell phone.
- You can come anytime.
Question No. 10.
Man : Where do you stay when you have duty at this town?
Woman : At the Fountain Hotel at down town.
Man : Why is it?
Woman : …
- I stay there.
- It’s perfect.
- It’s down the street.
- It’s due on Monday..
- There’s a hotel there
Questions 11 to 15
In this part of the test you will hear several monologues. Each monologue will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.
After you hear a monologue and the questions about it , read the five possible answers and decide which one would be the best answer to the questions you have heard.
Questions 11 to 13 refer to the following monologue.
Risa Suseanty kicked off the team's golden day in the women's race, giving
its first gold at the 2009 SEA Games, and her first SEA gold since in eight
She defeated the strong Thai opposition, finishing first in three minutes and 13 seconds on the 1.6-kilometer downhill track .Thai riders finished second and third.
Despite her strong history representing
the SEA Games, at almost 30-years-old, many doubted Risa's racing credentials. "I
have proven today that age doesn't matter," said the 29-year-old cyclist,
who added to her collection of 1997, 1999, 2001 SEA Games gold medals. Indonesia
Question No. 11.
What does the speaker mainly report?
Question No. 12.
How old is Risa Suseanty?
Question No. 13.
How did the Thai team probably feel?
Questions 14 and 15 refer to the following monolog.
For the elderly generation, drinking fruit juices should begin with apples, especially if you are suffering from arthritis and rheumatism. This is because apples carry a substantial amount of potassium. For this reason, juicing your apples has been known to ease arthritis and rheumatism. Drinking apple juice also flushes out the liver and kidneys and is low in calories. Over time, this can reduce the chances of having liver or kidney disease.
Question No. 14.
How many apples are suggested to eat in a week to reduce asthma development?
Question No. 15.
Why is apple good for people who suffer from arthritis and rheumatism?
THIS IS THE END OF THE LISTENING SECTION