TRY OUT I UJIAN NASIONAL
In this section of the test, you will have the chance to sh ow 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
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 hospital
D. At market
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E. At store
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
Man : Ehm …this steak is very delicious.
Woman : Oh, thank you. I’m glad you like it. Would you like some more?
Narrator: What is the man eating?
Question No. 2
Man : Can I help you?
Woman: I need a mouse for my laptop computer.
Narrator: Where does the di alogue mostly take place?
Question No. 3
Man : I took part in a speech contest last week.
Woman: You did? Did you become the first winner?
Man : Yes. I was very excited for it.
Narrator: How did the man feel?
Question No. 4
Man : I heard you had wonderful holidays.
Woman: I did. I went to the States. There I drove thousands of mi le. I passed through the beautiful bridge.
Narrator: Which picture goes to the dialogue ?
Question No. 5
Man : It was Winter when I arrived. It was terrib ly cold. There was snow here and there. I learnt how
to ski. People said I learnt fast. My house mate was the best skier. He bravely skied down on a
Narrator: Which picture is suitable with the speaker’s story.
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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 John Travolta.
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.
Woman: Mr. Hendra, I heard your lovely aunt has just passed away. Let me express my deepest
Man : ….
A. Thank you.
B. Never mind.
C. No problem.
D. By all means.
E. My pleasure.
Question No. 7.
Woman: What do you like to do during weekend?
Man : …
A. I like cycling.
B. I dislike jogging.
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C. My brother is like me.
D. My father and I are alike.
Question No. 8.
Woman: We’re going to visit our teacher at the hospital. Would you like to join us?
Man : …
B. Poor you!
C. I appreciate.
D. Don’t worry.
E. It’s enjoyable.
Question No. 9.
Woman: Can I spend the night at Nina’s house to celebrate the New Y ear, Dad?
Man : …
A. I know Nina.
B. I can spend there.
C. I’m sorry, you can’t.
D. Let’s celebrate your birthday.
E. The New Year’s Eve is coming.
Question No. 10.
Woman: I enjoyed staying here. Your service is excellent.
Man : …
A. I enjoy, too.
B. Oh, thank you.
C. Please stay here.
D. Every thing is fine.
E. I want to stay here.
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 un derstand what the
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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 monolog.
George Washington was the Commander of the American forces during the Revolutionary War and 1 st
president of the US in 1789 to 1790. He was known as “the father of his country.” An experienced
soldier, he had fought in campaigns against the French during the French and Indian War. He was elected
to the Virginia House of Burgesses 1759 and was a leader of the Virginia militia, gaining valuable
exposure to wilderness fighting.
Question No. 11.
What does the speaker mainly talk about?
Question No. 12.
What year did George Washington begin his presidency?
Question No. 13.
How did he get his fighting experience?
Questions 14 and 15 refer to the following monolog.
Whales are extremely intelligent and have a complex communication system, known as “songs.” When
they surface to breathe, they spout air through the blowhole in the top of the head. Mass strandings where
whales swim onto a beach occur occasionally for unknown reason reasons; it may have something to do
with pollution. Group loyalty is strong. And whales may follow a confused leader to disaster.
Question No. 14.
What feature does the speaker primarily describe about whales?
Question No. 15.
Which of the following is NOT true about whales?
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