2014 pt3 12_bahasa inggeris

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  • 1. TERHAD NAMA : ..... ANGKA GILIRAN : Untuk Kegunaan Pemeriksa Nama Pemeriksa: Soalan Markah Penuh Markah Diperoleh 1 10 2 10 3 20 4 15 5 5 6 30 7 10 Jumlah 100 UJIAN BERTULIS OKTOBER 2 Jam NAMA SEKOLAH ARAHAN: 1. Buka kertas soalan ini apabila diberitahu. 2. Tulis nama dan angka giliran anda pada ruang yang disediakan. 3. Jawapan anda hendaklah ditulis pada ruang jawapan yang disediakan dalam kertas soalan ini. 4. Kertas soalan ini hendaklah diserahkan kepada pengawas peperiksaan pada akhir peperiksaan. LOGO SEKOLAH
  • 2. TERHAD TERHAD 2 SECTION A (10 marks) (Time suggested : 15 minutes) Answer all questions in this paper. The text below is about a students first day in a secondary school. Question 1 Read the text below. The first and last lines are correct. For the remaining lines, there is one grammatical error in each line. Underline the error. Then, write one word to correct the error in the space provided. An example has been given. The correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling and punctuation errors in this text. When I sit back and recall my first-day experience in a secondary school, I often laugh at myself. I reached school early that day but was excited to see new faces. Many parents accompanied their children whom looked smart in their new uniforms. I was looked forward to seeing my former classmates but I did not see any of them. All Form One students was told to go to the hall right away. Later, all the form teachers took the students to his respective classrooms. The teachers started to call out our name. When I did not hear my name, I quick approached her. She went over the list again and informed me that my name was not above it. That puzzled me since I was sure I had registered my name. I was then told to check with an office. I finally located the office and meet the school clerk. I was told that I was not registered there. Only then did I realise that in her excitement, I had went to the wrong school. On arriving at the correct school, I told my friends what had happened and they had a good laugh. e.g. and (a) _____ (b) _____ (c) _____ (d) _____ (e) _____ (f) _____ (g) _____ (h) _____ (i) _____ (j) _____
  • 3. TERHAD TERHAD 3 SECTION B (30 marks) (Time suggested : 40 minutes) Question 2 Read the following text. Then, answer questions (a) (j). Reflections of a young boy called Mawi Ive been searching for my passion. I think if I choose to be a businessman, Ill be rich But just when I think I have decided on my choice, I am engulfed by a surging need to be a surgeon... and save lives When I really think about it logically, I can see now there might be a need for surgeons. To be a businessman or a surgeon? I am amazed my dad seems to be sure what is good for me. Oh well.. But then I still cant decideIm confused. Im told I think too much. As a child, I dont have to think so much about my future.yet! Im just supposed to go to school and gain knowledge. If I do well in school, I can go to university and achieve my ambition. Well, never mind. Since today is Saturday, guess Ill just stay home and do my favourite things Maybe Ill watch TV read a book, or even play football! Or I could even help dad to wash the car and water the plants.
  • 4. TERHAD TERHAD 4 Questions (a) (j) Using the information from the text, complete the following graphic organiser. (10 marks) Favourite pastimes: (i) __________________ (j) __________________ Career choices: (a) __________________ (b) __________________ Household chores: (g) __________________ (h) __________________ Feelings: (c) _________________ (d) _________________ Responsibilities as a school student: (e) ________________________ (f) ________________________
  • 5. TERHAD TERHAD 5 Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia with many attractions. The famous Petronas Twin Towers provides tourists a bird's eye view of the city. They can also visit the old railway station and the Sultan Abdul Samad building which has a 131-foot clock tower. Question 3 Read the travel brochure below. Then, answer questions (a) (i). * a group of islands Source: http://www.tripadvisor.com.my/Tourism Hills, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters welcome visitors to Pulau Langkawi, the largest of the 99 islands in the Langkawi archipelago*. Tourists can go diving in the underwater marine park and enjoy a cable car ride up Gunung Mat Chincang. Penang offers visitors views of the famous Cheong Fatt Tze mansion, Kapitan Keling Mosque and Buddhist temples. Museums showcase the country's rich-historical treasures and restaurants offer mouth-watering Malaysian cuisine. Kota Kinabalu is the bustling gateway to Kinabalu National Park. The park's main attraction is the 13,400-foot Mount Kinabalu. Being Malaysia's tallest peak, it is a challenge for climbers. For those who are not interested in mountain climbing, there are other thrilling activities like jungle trekking and camping. Sandakan is a paradise for nature lovers. Tourists can watch turtles lay eggs at Turtle Island Park or visit a crocodile farm. Furthermore, they can also go to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Houses on stilts in the fishing village of Buli Sim Sim are also perfect for sightseeing and photographing.
  • 6. TERHAD TERHAD 6 Questions (a) (d): Based on the travel brochure, state whether the following statements are TRUE or FALSE. (a) The Sultan Abdul Samad clock tower provides a birds eye view of the city. __________ (1 mark) (b) The Langkawi Archipelago comprises 99 islands. __________ (1 mark) (c) Tourists can visit famous places of worship in Penang. __________ (1 mark) (d) One can access Kinabalu National Park through Mount Kinabalu. __________ (1 mark) Questions (e) (i): Read the brochure carefully and answer the questions below. (e) Where can tourists go to visit museums? ____________________________________ (1 mark) (f) Why would tourists enjoy a cable car ride up Gunung Mat Chincang? ______________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (g) Fill in the table with an appropriate phrase from the brochure. (h) Why do you think the word thrilling is used to describe jungle trekking and camping At Kinabalu National Park? ______________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (i) Why do you think the houses in the village are built on stilts? _____________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (10 marks) Meaning Phrase i) an overall sight from a high angle ____________________________ (1 mark) ii) local food and delicacies ____________________________ (1 mark)
  • 7. TERHAD TERHAD 7 (j) You plan to visit one of the popular destinations in Malaysia. In about 50 words, write a postcard to your friend. In your postcard: encourage him/her to join you give reasons to support your choice add other relevant information to make your writing interesting (10 marks) Dear __________________, _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ From, _______________ To, __________________ __________________ __________________ __________
  • 8. TERHAD TERHAD 8 SECTION C (20 marks) (Time suggested : 20 minutes) Question 4 Read the letter from Sheela to Samaira. Dear Samaira, Nice hearing from you after such a long time. How are you and everyone at home? Well and in good health, I hope. I am fine too except that I am busy preparing for Deepavali which is just around the corner. By the way, I know that your end-of-year examination is coming soon and you must be very busy preparing for it. I remember you asking me over the phone a fortnight ago for tips on how to do well in your examination. I am really no expert but I believe these tips should be helpful. To begin with, look after your health. Remember to have a balanced meal and avoid junk food altogether. Also, drink plenty of water and get sufficient sleep. Besides, you should not study at the eleventh hour as studying like this would not help you. Learn to pace your revision with regular rest periods. Next, form a study group with friends you can work with. By doing this, you can learn to help each other overcome your weaknesses. This could be done through the sharing of notes, exchanging of ideas and having discussions. In class, make sure you take down short notes. This will help you obtain the necessary information that is essential for revision. Become a member of the state library. Not only can you borrow books witho