SECTION 1
LISTENING COMPREHENSION

50 questions 45 minutes

In the Listening test, you will be asked to demonstrate how well you understand spoken English. The entire Listening test will last approximately 45 minutes. You must mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Do not write your answers in your test book.

Listening Mode

Nine Ways to Improve Your English Speaking Today

Speaking English doesn't have to be stressful. Here are nine tips that you can try to help you increase your confidence and speak more fluently and naturally:

1. Take it step by step

Learn a few important phrases at first, and learn how to pronounce them well. When you're confident with these, you can choose a few more to practice. Start with simple phrases first, then go on to more complicated ones.

For example, learn key phrases for saying hello and greeting someone:
"Hi! How are you?"
"Fine thanks. And you?"
Or a simple phrase to ask directions:
"Excuse me! I'm looking for … (London Road)"
Or a simple phrase to order food in a restaurant:
"I'd like the … (fish and chips) please."

SECTION 1
LISTENING COMPREHENSION

50 questions 45 minutes

In the Listening test, you will be asked to demonstrate how well you understand spoken English. The entire Listening test will last approximately 45 minutes. You must mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Do not write your answers in your test book.

Listening Mode

apresiasi puisi

A. Pengertian Apresiasi

Dalam kegiatan sehari-hari sering kita mendengar istilah apresiasi. Barangkali dalam benak kita muncul pertanyaan “apa itu apresiasi?” Istilah apresiasi berasal dari bahasa Latin apreciatio yang berarti “mengindahkan” atau “menghargai”. Apresiasi dalam Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia, merupakan kegiatan mengamati, menilai, dan menghargai (2007:62). Secara sederhana dapat dikatakan bahwa apresiasi sastra adalah kegiatan untuk menghargai sastra. Namun, dalam perkembangan berikutnya pengertian apresiasi sastra berkembang secara luas. Banyak para ahli mencoba memberikan batasan tentang apresiasi sastra.