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MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 1

CANDIDATE A
Situation
Your institution is organizing a forum, entitled The Qualities of a Good Malaysia. You are a
panel member of this forum.
Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be patriotic.
Support your view.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a good
Malaysian:
i. being patriotic
ii. being law-abiding
iii. being hardworking
iv. being tolerant


CANDIDATE B
Situation
Your institution is organizing a forum, entitled The Qualities of a Good Malaysia. You are a
panel member of this forum.
Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be law-
abiding. Support your view.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a good
Malaysian:
i. being patriotic
ii. being law-abiding
iii. being hardworking
iv. being tolerant

MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN



CANDIDATE C
Situation
Your institution is organizing a forum, entitled The Qualities of a Good Malaysia. You are a
panel member of this forum.
Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be
hardworking. Support your view.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a good
Malaysian:
i. being patriotic
ii. being law-abiding
iii. being hardworking
iv. being tolerant


CANDIDATE D
Situation
Your institution is organizing a forum, entitled The Qualities of a Good Malaysia. You are a
panel member of this forum.
Task A: As a member of the panel, you strongly feel that a good Malaysian should be tolerant.
Support your view.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most important quality in being a good
Malaysian:
i. being patriotic
ii. being law-abiding
iii. being hardworking
iv. being tolerant

MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 2
CANDIDATE A

Situation
Malaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services be
improved?
Task A: You think that people who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful.
Why do you say this?
Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most?
i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful
ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained
iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available
iv. Public transport services should be more efficient

CANDIDATE B

Situation
Situation
Malaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services be
improved?
Task A: You think that public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained. Why
do you say this?
Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most?
i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful
ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained
iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available
iv. Public transport services should be more efficient

MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN


CANDIDATE C
Situation
Situation
Malaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services be
improved?
Task A: You think that information for tourists should be clear and easily available. Why
do you say this?
Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most?
i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful
ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained
iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available
iv. Public transport services should be more efficient


CANDIDATE D

Situation
Situation
Malaysia is becoming more dependent on the tourist industry. How can tourist services be
improved?
Task A: You think that public transport services should be more efficient. Why do you say
this?
Task B: Which of the following would help to improve the tourist industry most?
i. People who deal with tourists should be more polite and helpful
ii. Public toilets should be kept clean and well-maintained
iii. Information for tourists should be clear and easily available
iv. Public transport services should be more efficient
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 3

CANDIDATE A

Situation
It is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have to
compete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.
Task A: Malaysians should have knowledge of information technology. Give reasons.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to compete
internationally:
i. have knowledge of information technology
ii. be proficient in English
iii. be more open-minded to accept changes
iv. be more hardworking


CANDIDATE B

Situation
It is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have to
compete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.
Task A: Malaysians should be proficient in English. Give reasons.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to compete
internationally:
i. have knowledge of information technology
ii. be proficient in English
iii. be more open-minded to accept changes
iv. be more hardworking
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
Situation
It is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have to
compete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.
Task A: Malaysians should be more open-minded to accept changes. Give reasons.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to compete
internationally:
i. have knowledge of information technology
ii. be proficient in English
iii. be more open-minded to accept changes
iv. be more hardworking

CANDIDATE D

Situation
Situation
It is important for Malaysia to be prepared for this era of globalization where we have to
compete with other countries to survive. Contribute your ideas on how Malaysians can do this.
Task A: Malaysians should be more hardworking. Give reasons.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following ways would best prepare us to compete
internationally:
i. have knowledge of information technology
ii. be proficient in English
iii. be more open-minded to accept changes
iv. be more hardworking

MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 4

CANDIDATE A
Situation
The Residents Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, A HEALTHY
SOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY. As a member of the committee you would like to suggest
some activities that can be carried out during the campaign.
Task A: You would like to organise free medical check-ups for the residents in the area. Give
reasons to support your idea.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote a
healthy society:
i. free medical check-ups
ii. talks by doctors and dieticians
iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle
iv. various games and exercises


CANDIDATE B

The Residents Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, A HEALTHY
SOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY. As a member of the committee you would like to suggest
some activities that can be carried out during the campaign.
Task A: You would like to organise talks by doctors and dieticians for the residents in the
area. Give reasons to support your idea.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote a
healthy society:
i. free medical check-ups
ii. talks by doctors and dieticians
iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle
iv. various games and exercises
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PEARSON LONGMAN


CANDIDATE C

Situation
The Residents Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, A HEALTHY
SOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY. As a member of the committee you would like to suggest
some activities that can be carried out during the campaign.
Task A: You would like to organise an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle for the residents in the
area. Give reasons to support your idea.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote a
healthy society:
i. free medical check-ups
ii. talks by doctors and dieticians
iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle
iv. various games and exercises

CANDIDATE D

Situation
The Residents Association of your area would like to organise a campaign, A HEALTHY
SOCIETY IS A HAPPY SOCIETY. As a member of the committee you would like to suggest
some activities that can be carried out during the campaign.
Task A: You would like to organise various games and exercises for the residents in the area.
Give reasons to support your idea.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be the most effective activity to promote a
healthy society:
i. free medical check-ups
ii. talks by doctors and dieticians
iii. an exhibition on a healthy lifestyle
iv. various games and exercises
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 5

CANDIDATE A

Situation
The Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of social
problems among young people is.
Task A: In your opinion, the easy availability of pornographic materials is the root cause of
social problems among young people. Give reasons to support what you say.
Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people?
i. The easy availability of pornographic materials
ii. The influence of certain types of music
iii. Lack of parental guidance
iv. Peer influence


CANDIDATE B

Situation
The Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of social
problems among young people is.
Task A: In your opinion, the influence of certain types of music is the root cause of social
problems among young people. Give reasons to support what you say.
Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people?
i. The easy availability of pornographic materials
ii. The influence of certain types of music
iii. Lack of parental guidance
iv. Peer influence
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
The Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of social
problems among young people is.
Task A: In your opinion, lack of parental guidance is the root cause of social problems among
young people. Give reasons to support what you say.
Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people?
i. The easy availability of pornographic materials
ii. The influence of certain types of music
iii. Lack of parental guidance
iv. Peer influence


CANDIDATE D

Situation
The Youth Group of your community has invited you to talk on what the main cause of social
problems among young people is.
Task A: In your opinion, peer influence is the root cause of social problems among young
people. Give reasons to support what you say.
Task B: Which one of the following is the root cause of social problems among young people?
i. The easy availability of pornographic materials
ii. The influence of certain types of music
iii. Lack of parental guidance
iv. Peer influence


MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 6
CANDIDATE A
Situation
Every year of Mothers Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. This
year you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of the
selection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.
Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justify
your choice.
Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award Mother of the Year?
The candidates are:
i. a single mother who has to work to support her children
ii. a mother with disabled children
iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children
iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own

CANDIDATE B

Situation
Every year of Mothers Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. This
year you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of the
selection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.
Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justify
your choice.
Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award Mother of the Year?
The candidates are:
v. a single mother who has to work to support her children
vi. a mother with disabled children
vii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children
viii. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
Every year of Mothers Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. This
year you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of the
selection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.
Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justify
your choice.
Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award Mother of the Year?
The candidates are:
i. a single mother who has to work to support her children
ii. a mother with disabled children
iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children
iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own

CANDIDATE D

Situation
Every year of Mothers Day, your community honours mothers for their love and sacrifice. This
year you have been asked to list the criteria for giving an award to a mother. As a member of the
selection committee, you have to nominate a candidate.
Task A: Your candidate is a single mother who has to work to support her children. Justify
your choice.
Task B: Who do you think is the most suitable candidate for the award Mother of the Year?
The candidates are:
i. a single mother who has to work to support her children
ii. a mother with disabled children
iii. a woman who gave up her successful career to care for her children
iv. a woman who takes in abandoned children and raises them as her own
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 7
CANDIDATE A
Situation
Your college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.
Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.
This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.
Task A: You suggest an open book. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriate
symbol.
Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo:
i. an open book
ii. a torch
iii. a compact disc (CD)
iv. a key


CANDIDATE B

Situation
Your college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.
Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.
This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.
Task A: You suggest a torch. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriate symbol.
Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo:
i. an open book
ii. a torch
iii. a compact disc (CD)
iv. a key


MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
Your college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.
Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.
This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.
Task A: You suggest a compact disc (CD). Explain how the item you have chosen is an
appropriate symbol.
Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo:
i. an open book
ii. a torch
iii. a compact disc (CD)
iv. a key

CANDIDATE D

Situation
Your college is going to declare open its new resource centre. It does not have a logo yet.
Students have been asked to suggest an item associated with learning to be depicted in the logo.
This item should represent or symbolise the search for knowledge.
Task A: You suggest a key. Explain how the item you have chosen is an appropriate symbol.
Task B: Discuss which symbol is the most appropriate to be included in the logo:
i. an open book
ii. a torch
iii. a compact disc (CD)
iv. a key



MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 8
CANDIDATE A
Situation
The schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind of
qualities should the members of this committee have?
Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have good communication skills. Support your
opinion.
Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of the
committee should have:
i. good communication skills
ii. counselling skills
iii. leadership qualities
iv. willingness to sacrifice ones time and energy


CANDIDATE B

Situation
The schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind of
qualities should the members of this committee have?
Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have counselling skills. Support your opinion.
Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of the
committee should have:
i. good communication skills
ii. counselling skills
iii. leadership qualities
iv. willingness to sacrifice ones time and energy


MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
The schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind of
qualities should the members of this committee have?
Task A: In your opinion, it is important to have leadership qualities. Support your opinion.
Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of the
committee should have:
i. good communication skills
ii. counselling skills
iii. leadership qualities
iv. willingness to sacrifice ones time and energy

CANDIDATE D

Situation
The schools in your district intend to set up a Committee for Student Affairs. What kind of
qualities should the members of this committee have?
Task A: In your opinion, it is important to be willing to sacrifice ones time and energy.
Support your opinion.
Task B: Discuss which of the following is the most important quality the members of the
committee should have:
i. good communication skills
ii. counselling skills
iii. leadership qualities
iv. willingness to sacrifice ones time and energy



MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 9
CANDIDATE A
Situation
Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure that
your friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum on
this. You have been invited to present your views.
Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be honest to his
friend. Support your view.
Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed to
maintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below:
i. honesty
ii. loyalty
iii. helpfulness
iv. tolerance


CANDIDATE B

Situation
Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure that
your friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum on
this. You have been invited to present your views.
Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be loyal to his friend.
Support your view.
Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed to
maintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below:
i. honesty
ii. loyalty
iii. helpfulness
iv. tolerance
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PEARSON LONGMAN


CANDIDATE C

Situation
Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure that
your friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum on
this. You have been invited to present your views.
Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be helpful to his
friend. Support your view.
Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed to
maintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below:
i. honesty
ii. loyalty
iii. helpfulness
iv. tolerance

CANDIDATE D

Situation
Making friends is easy but maintaining friendship requires effort. How can you make sure that
your friendships remain forever? Your Community Youth Group would like to have a forum on
this. You have been invited to present your views.
Task A: You feel that to ensure a lasting friendship, a person must always be tolerant to his
friend. Support your view.
Task B: Discuss in your group what you believe is the most important quality needed to
maintain a lasting friendship. Choose from the qualities below:
i. honesty
ii. loyalty
iii. helpfulness
iv. tolerance
MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

SET 10
CANDIDATE A
Situation
As members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends have
been asked to help promote the use of the English Language.
Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by making it compulsory
for everyone to speak English two days a week. Give reasons to support this.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of the
English Language:
i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week
ii. organising English Language camps
iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions
iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English


CANDIDATE B

Situation
As members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends have
been asked to help promote the use of the English Language.
Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by organising English
Language camps. Give reasons to support this.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of the
English Language:
i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week
ii. organising English Language camps
iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions
iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English


MUET 800/2(1)/D 2003

PEARSON LONGMAN

CANDIDATE C

Situation
As members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends have
been asked to help promote the use of the English Language.
Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by encouraging students to
take part in English Language competitions. Give reasons to support this.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of the
English Language:
i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week
ii. organising English Language camps
iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions
iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English

CANDIDATE D

Situation
As members of the English Language Club in your school or college, you and your friends have
been asked to help promote the use of the English Language.
Task A: In your opinion, one way to promote the use of English is by producing a monthly
newsletter in English. Give reasons to support this.
Task B: Discuss which one of the following would be the best way to promote the use of the
English Language:
i. making it compulsory for everyone to speak English two days a week
ii. organising English Language camps
iii. encouraging students to take part in English Language competitions
iv. producing a monthly newsletter in English

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