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MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST (MUET) SCHEME OF WORK- PPU (UPPER) 2013 TERM 1: 2 January – 24 May 2013 (WEEK 1 – WEEK 21) Week 1–3

Topics/Themes Consumerism

Consumers to become wise buyers

Learning Skill Listening: Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Understanding language functions Identifying roles and relationships Speaking: Making suggestions and recommendations Stating and justifying points of view Persuading Reading: Distinguishing facts from opinions Relating ideas and concepts within a paragraph and between paragraphs Drawing conclusion Understanding language functions Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing a report Writing persuasive essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Subject-verb agreement Tenses ― Present and Past

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli. select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

use appropriate expressions for making suggestions and recommendations, speak persuasively to convince others

MUET practice

extract key ideas select relevant details identify relationships within and between texts draw conclusions

Read a variety of texts Identify persuasive language used Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret pie charts write cohesively and coherently write a report based on data from linear and non-linear texts write using language of persuasion ― emotive write a persuasive essay

Write appropriate overview Analyze model essays Identify emotive vocabulary Match products with slogans Write a report Complete a word web Write a persuasive essay

write using correct language

Fill in the blanks Complete texts

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Week 4–6

Topics/Themes Advertisement Industry

Advertisements do more harm than good

Education

Learning Skill Listening: Recalling information Interpreting information Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Speaking: Task fulfilment Managing a discussion Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Identifying main points and supporting details Distinguishing facts from opinions Drawing conclusion Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing classification essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Linking words Conjunctions

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli. select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak to fulfil a task within prescribed time. participate in group discussion

MUET practice

interpret linear and non-linear texts extract key ideas select relevant details evaluate information

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret tables write using correct language, write cohesively and coherently using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write a classification essay

Write an overview Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write a classification essay

write using correct language

Complete texts

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T. Aids CD Worksheets

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Week 7-9

Topics/Themes Expenditure of University Students Courses in Private Colleges

Reasons for Students Drop Out

Extended Schooling

Learning Skill Listening: Recalling information Interpreting information Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Speaking: Expressing agreement and disagreement Stating and justifying points of view Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Identifying main ideas and supporting details. Deriving meaning of words and phrases from context Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Writing an article Building vocabulary Presenting an argument Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Articles & Quantifier

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli interpret information select relevant details

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak confidently, fluently and effectively to communicate ideas and opinions

State and justify points of view by giving reasons for action taken Complete and practise dialogues

interpret linear and non-linear texts extract key ideas select relevant details derive meaning of words from context

Read a variety of linear and non-linear texts True / False statements Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret bar graphs write using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Write an article Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

write using correct language

Complete texts

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ACHIEVEMENT TEST 1, 2013 PPU

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Discussion of Achievement Test 1, 2013

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T. Aids CD Worksheets

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Week 12

Topics/Themes Sports and Leisure

Risky Recreations

Learning Skill Listening: Recalling information Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Speaking: Asking for and giving opinions Managing a discussion

Reading: Extracting specific information Sequencing, ranking and prioritizing information Making predictions Evaluating information Making judgement Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing persuasive essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Confusing pair of words 13

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak in response to the opinions and ideas of others speak persuasively to convince others

MUET practice

extract key ideas select relevant details evaluate information make prediction and judgement

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret tables write using correct language, write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write using language of persuasion ― emotive write a persuasive essay

Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write a persuasive essay

write using correct language

Error correction

SEMESTER BREAK 1

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T. Aids CD Worksheets

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Week

Topics/Themes

14 – 15 Personal Finance

Obesity of Our Spending

Learning Skill Listening: Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Interpreting facts and opinions Following the development of an argument Speaking: Using varied vocabulary and expressions Developing and organizing ideas Using appropriate linking devices Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Identifying cause and effect Identifying comparison and contrast Inferring speaker’s intentions, tone and attitude Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing a report Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Word derivatives

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli select relevant details follow the line of argument

select, organize and present information speak in response to the opinions and ideas of others

extract specific information evaluate information infer writer’s intention and attitude

interpret line graphs write cohesively and coherently using correct language, write a report based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Activities Listen to complete worksheets Repeated listening to confirm answers

Express and support viewpoints with examples and elaboration MUET practice

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

Write a report Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

Construct sentences write using correct language

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T. Aids CD Worksheets

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Week 16

Topics/Themes

Learning Skill

Savings

Influence of the Mass Media

Choosing a career path

Listening: Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Recognizing and interpreting speaker’s views, attitudes, intentions and relationship Speaking: Task fulfilment Managing a discussion Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Understanding relationships – within a sentence – between sentences Recognising a paraphrase Understanding language functions Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Word derivatives

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Activities

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Discussion of STPM TRIAL (2ND SEMESTER)

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Learning Outcomes STPM TRIAL (2ND SEMESTER)

Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli select relevant details extract key ideas

Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak to fulfil a task within prescribed time. participate in group discussion

MUET practice

extract key ideas select relevant details extract specific information follow line of argument infer writer’s intention, tone, attitude

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret charts and tables write cohesively and coherently using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Write an overview Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

Construct sentences write using correct language

SEMESTER BREAK 6

CD Worksheets e-texts

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TERM 2: 10 JUNE- 15 NOV 2012 (WEEK 24 - WEEK 42) Week 24 - 27

Topics/Themes Information Technology

Most significant use of computers

Advertisements

Learning Skill Listening: Recalling information Interpreting information Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Identifying roles and relationships Speaking: Task fulfilment Managing a discussion Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Deriving meaning from context Distinguishing fact from opinion Making inferences Drawing conclusions Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Gerunds, Infinitives Prepositions Prepositional phrases

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli. select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak to fulfil a task within prescribed time. participate in group discussion

MUET practice

extract key ideas select relevant details extract specific information evaluate information given make inferences draw conclusions

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret pie charts and tables write cohesively and coherently using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Write an overview Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

write using correct language

Fill in the blanks Complete sentences

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T. Aids CD Worksheets e-texts

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Week 28 – 29

Topics/Themes IT revolution

How has ICT changed work and office practices

Finding employments

Learning Skill Listening: Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Detecting cause — effect relationship Speaking: Task fulfilment Managing a discussion Reading Following the development of a point and an argument Justifying information Drawing conclusions

Writing Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Idioms

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli. select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

speak to fulfil a task within prescribed time. participate in group discussion

MUET practice

extract key ideas select relevant details extract specific information evaluate information given make inferences draw conclusions

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret pie charts and tables write cohesively and coherently using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Write an overview Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

write using correct language

Match idioms with meanings Complete sentences

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T. Aids CD Worksheets e-texts

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Week 30 – 31

Topics/Themes Revision Model Test 1 Model Test 2

Learning Skill Listening: Recognizing main ideas and supporting details Drawing inferences Following the development of an argument Reading: Understanding linear and non-linear texts Understanding relationships – within a sentence – between sentences Recognising a paraphrase Understanding language functions Writing: Interpreting information from linear and non-linear texts Using correct sentence structures Using appropriate linking devices Developing and organizing ideas Building vocabulary Writing an article Writing argumentative essays Grammar & Vocabulary (Revision) Proverbs

Learning Outcomes Learners should be able to: recall information from stimuli. select relevant details extract key ideas

Activities Listen to a variety of short texts to complete worksheet Present answers on board Check and confirm answers through repeated listening

extract key ideas select relevant details extract specific information follow line of argument infer writer’s intention, tone, attitude

Read a variety of texts Answer MCQ Class discussion on how answers are derived

interpret graphic materials write cohesively and coherently using correct language write an article based on data from linear and non-linear texts write an argumentative essay

Write an overview Write an article Complete a word web Group work: Brainstorm for ideas Write an argumentative essay

write using correct language

Match proverbs with meanings Complete sentences

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Week

Topics/Themes

Learning Skill

Learning Outcomes

Activities

32 – 33

SEMESTER BREAK

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INTENSIVE PRACTICE

35

END MUET TRIAL 2013 : Paper 1, 3 & 4 END MUET TRIAL 2013 - Paper 2 Speaking Test

36 - 37

Preparation for End MUET Speaking Test 2013

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END MUET 2012 Paper 2 Speaking Test (21 – 23 Oct. 2013) PRE-SPTM 2012

39 - 41

STRATEGIC REVISION

41

YEAR END MUET 2013 (9 Nov 2013)

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STPM EXAMINATION 2013 (THIRD SEMESTER)

Prepared by:

Checked by:

Verified by :

…………………………………. (RUZITA BINTI ABDULLAH) Secretary of MUET Panel)

…………………………………

…………………………………

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Reference

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To read and answer comprehension question