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Mrs. Emily;

          My daughter just told me that you give a visit to our home this morning. I am so sorry I was not at home. I have medical check-up at the central hospital in town. I would like to ask you to have dinner next Saturday night so we can have a chat. I will be happy if you could come.

Mrs. Diana

1.   Mrs. Diana writes the message to Mrs. Emily to ........
A.meet her daughter and ask her to give a visit
B.apologize and invite her for dinner
C.ask her to have dinner and show her medical record
D.come to her house and accompany her to hospital

2.   What will Mrs. Emily do on receiving the message?
A.Forgive all Mrs Diana’s mistakes
B.Tell Mrs Diana whether she could come for dinner or not
C.Inform Mrs Diana that she will give a visit soon
D.Come to Mrs Diana’s house for dinner

Pre-School Open House

Saturday, March 23
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon

Opening available for 3 & 4 year olds.
Tuition-free opening for kindergarten

New Discoveries
Montessori Academy

Authorized by Audubon Center of the North Woods
For an application or more information:
1000 5th Ave. SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350
320 234-6362 (NDMA)

3.   What is the writer’s intention to write the text?
A.To inform a Pre-School Open House
B.To invite someone to come to a Pre-School
C.To persuade people to study at a Pre-School
D.To tell new discoveries of a Pre-School

4.   Why do people want to attend to the pre-school?
A.They will get some toys
B.They will obtain a set of stationary
C.The tuition is free for the student’s candidate
D.The registration is free for the attendants

5.   "Tuition free for the kindergarte"
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........
A.school fee
B.course fee
C.transfer fee
D.registration fee

                        ATTENTION PLEASE!!



                            OUR OSIS CHAIRMAN

ENGLISH AREA     carabelajarbahasainggrisoke.com

6.   The text is most likely found at ........
A.the principal room
B.the announcement board
C.the library door
D.the entrance gate of the school

7.   What should the students do if they want to join the competition?
A.Meet the OSIS chairman
B.Prepare the singing competition
C.Register on 9th - 14th, October
D.Contact to the OSIS chairman

8.   The competition is free registration....... full of prize.

Dear Evan,

I’d like to invite you for dinner to our house warming this week on Saturday at 6 p.m. Please confirm your attendance.


9.   Why does Rian write this card?
A.to celebrate a house warming
B.to remind about the house warming
C.to come on time for a house warming
D.to confirm a house warming

10.   What should Evan do after receiving this card?
A.call Rian
B.come with Rian
C.save this card
D.set a reminder

Dear Asti,

Please come to OSIS meeting which will be held on:
Day       : Monday, 13 April 2017
Time      : during lunch break
Place     : OSIS secretariat
Agenda  : Welcome freshman
Looking forward to your coming


11.   What time is the meeting held ?
A.at 9 o’clock
B.at 10 o’clock
C.at 11 o’clock
D.at 12 o’clock

12.   "welcome freshman". What does the underlined word mean?
A.current students
B.old students
C.new students
D.good students

No budget/no worries
               RODEO INN
Offers minimalist accomodation
very suitable for backpackers
Start from Rp80.000/night
*book in advance (tel. 0271-333-444

13.   The advertisement above is intended for ........

14.   What is the good point about RODEO INN ?
A.no budget
B.minimalist accomodation
C.cheap price
D.telephone is provided

15.   "Book in advance". The underlined words are closest in meaning to ........

          I have a close friend. Her name is Nurlela. She is beautiful, attractive, and fashionable. She is always well-dressed in every moment. She gives much attention on her appearance.
          Recently, she bought a new stylish bag made from stingray fish skin. Her new  stringray fish bag is luxurious, she looks amazing with the bag. When she is walking all her friends including me turn around and give special attention. The bag that she carries and her clothing style makes her stunning. She really has got perfect appearance.

16.   What is the writer’s purpose to write the text?
A.To tell about a friend’s physical appearance
B.To admire her friend’s style
C.To show her jealousy
D.To describe a fashionable model

17.   According to the text, Nurlela has a perfect appearance because ........
A.she always looks smart and beautiful
B.her bag and her cloth are always match
C.she likes to wear luxurious dress
D.she likes to buy a new dress and a new bag

18.   The writer describes Nurlela as a ........ girl

19.   "..., she looks amazing with the bag."
The underlined word is closest meaning to ........

          The Flatiron Building is one of the most famous historic landmarks in New York. The iconic twenty-one story building, best known for its triangular shape, was one of the early spectacular high-rises that have come to define Manhattan.
          The Flatiron Building was constructed between 1901 and 1903 at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue, at the time one of the most prominent locations in New York City. It is situated near Madison Square at the end of the Ladies’ Mile, one of Manhattan’s most important shopping districts at the turn of the nineteenth century.
          The Flatiron Building was designed by Chicago’s Daniel Burnham as a steel-frame skyscraper clad in white terra-cotta. At 21 stories and 93 meters, it was one of the city’s tallest buildings. Its singular shape and prominent location soon made it one of New York City’s most famous landmarks.
          The building probably featured on more postcards than any other building of its time. The whole area, the Flatiron district, was even named after the building. Originally the Flatiron Building featured an observation deck on the top floor, but taller buildings have taken over this function. It is still, however, a popular tourist attraction, and one of the most photographed landmarks in New York.

20.   The text highlights ........
A.the unique material of the building
B.the simple construction of the building
C.the common function of the building
D.the attractive aspects of the building

21.   The text desribes The Flatiron Building related to its ........
A.color, shape, price, size, location
B.weight, length, function, size, location
C.height, shape, material, location, function
D.location, history, material, size, age

22.   Because there are other taller building in the city, the Flatiron building changes ........
A.its shape
B.its function
C.its location
D.its name

23.   " ..., it was one of the city’s tallest building." (paragraph 3).
The word "it" refers to ........
A.a landmark
B.The Flatiron Building
C.a steel-frame skyscraper
D.Chicago’s Daniel Burnham

          I absolutely loved my 15th Birthday. I’ve always wanted to fly in balloon and the trip given by grandparents as a present is really fun. Des, the pilot and Colin, the road crew were very professional but extremely friendly and welcoming.
          Flying up, up and away on a hot air balloon ride is a truly unforgettable experience like no other.
          I enjoyed breath-taking views, landmarks, and the wonder of nature from a new and unique perspective as they took me to the skies in one of their colourful hot air balloons. I felt exciting and enthusiastic, as I drifted gently across the UK's stunning landscapes at anything up to 5,000 feet. Raised smoothly and silently towards the clouds, the only noise the occasional burst of the burners, I was travel where the wind took me. It was a memories to last a lifetime on my personal hot air balloon experience, which I would tell people about again and again.
          Once my flight was over, I sat and sipped a glass of hot chocolate after landing, and I found myself wanting to do it all over again.

24.   What is the text about?
A.Hot air balloon as a birthday present
B.Spending the time with grandparents on birthday
C.A wonderful birthday present
D.Enjoying scenery with grandparents

25.   What did the writer do when she was in the sky with a hot balloon?
A.Listened to the burst of the burners
B.Enjoyed the landscapes below
C.Touched the clouds
D.Enjoyed the wind blowing

26.   The writer found ........ when the balloon flew among the clouds
A.past memories pass by
B.the strong wind hit her face
C.quiet and peaceful atmosphere
D.the noise of the burners

27.   "...., as I drifted gently to across the UK’s..."
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........

First wash cycle

          There may be water left inside your machine after factory tests and trials. It is recommended that the first wash cycle should be made without any laundry so that carry out this water; pour half a measuring cup of normal all purposes detergent into compartment 2 and select cotton program at 90°C.

Discrimination of your laundry

- Discriminate your clothes according to their types (cotton, synthetic, sensitive, woolen, etc.), washing temperatures and level of dirtiness
- Never wash your white and coloured clothes together
- Since your new coloured clothes may shed dye on the first wash, wash them separately
- Be careful that no metal pieces are found on or in the pockets of your clothes, remove if there is any zip and button your clothes
- Remove the plastic or metal hooks of the curtains and laces or place them inside a washing bag and tie

28.   What is the purpose of the text?
A.To show us how to get the washing machine
B.To describe the washing machine in more detail
C.To tell what to do before washing the laundry
D.To inform the steps how a washing machine is made

29.   To avoid the machine broken. ........
A.we have to stop washing curtain and laces
B.we must separate the coloured clothes from plain ones
C.we must zip and button our clothes
D.we should remove metal and plastic pieces from the clothes

30.   We discriminate the clothes according to their type because ........
A.different types of clothes needs different type of washing
B.each clothes has different level of dirtiness
C.each type of clothes needs different temperature
D.our clothes needs special attention

31.   "... of the curtains and laces or place them inside a washing bag..."
What does the underlined word refer to?
C.metal hooks
D.plastic or metal hooks

          The word tornado is from the Spanish word tronada, which means “thunderstorm”. It is a violent, dangerous, rotating column of air which is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud. Cumulonimbus cloud is a type of cloud that is tall, dense, and involved in thunderstorms and other intense weather. It is a result of atmospheric instability.
          Tornadoes come in many sizes but are typically in the form of a visible condensation funnel. It is a funnel-shaped cloud of condensed water droplets, associated with a rotating column of wind and extending form the base of a cloud. This funnel’s narrow end touches the earth and is often encircled by a cloud of debris and dust. Most tornadoes have wind speeds, between 64 km/h and 179 km/h.
          Although tornadoes have been observed on every continent except Antartica most occur in the United States. They also commonly occur in Southern Canada, SouthCentral and Eastern Asia, East Central South America.

32.   What is the text mostly about?
A.The formation and the shape of tornado
B.The effect and the size of tornado
C.The cause and the danger of tornado
D.The kinds and the effect of tornado

33.   Tornado happens because of the air, the earth, and a cumulonimbus cloud ........
A.come in different time
B.touch each other
C.meets in large places
D.leave after one another

34.   What happens when the funnel’s narrow end touches the earth?
A.Debris and dust will be vanished
B.It will bring debris and dust
C.It will destroy debris and dust
D.Debris and dust will be buried

35.   Who probably writes the text?
A.A reporter
B.A scientist
C.A student
D.A historian

          Closely related to horses and donkeys, Zebra is best known for its black and white striped body. In fact, zebra stripe pattern are unique to each individual. These stripes are believed to be camouflage devices that help zebras hide well in the grass.
          Plains zebra are found on the savannas from Sudan to northern Zimbabwe in eastern Africa. Grey’s zebras are now mostly restricted to parts of northern Kenya. Mountain zebras occur in south-western Africa with cape mountain zebras in South Africa and Hartmann’s mountain zebras in Namibia and Angola. Zebras are herbivorous and primarily eat at variety of grasses. They are also known to eat shrubs, herbs, twigs, leaves, and bark.
          Zebra as very social animals and live in large groups. A group made up of one stallion and up to six mares and their young, while Grey’s zebras come together as groups for short periods of time. Sometimes herds come together to form temporary groups of up to 30 members. Zebras sleep standing up, and only when they are in groups that can warn them of danger. If they spot a predator, they will bark or whinny loudly to warn the others in the group.

36.   The text is aimed to give the description of. ........
A.how close the relationship of horses, donkey, and zebra
B.how zebra survives
C.what kind of animal zebra is
D.why zebra is unique

37.   The text tells us about zebra related to its ........
A.physical appearance, life cycle, reproduction, diet
B.survival device, diet, social life, habitat
C.special ability, life cycle, diet, habitat
D.social life, diet, habitat, special ability

38.   "In fact zebra stripe patterns are unique to each individual."
The sentence implies that ........
A.no zebra is alike
B.all zebra has similar stripe
C.all zebra has the same pattern
D.the pattern of the zebra is almost the same

          It was the last day of our vacation. My sister and I were buying some souvenirs when we saw a poster for Jay-Z concert. We tried to buy tickets but they had sold out. We were really disappointed because we had wanted to do something special on our last night. In the end, we went to a restaurant. While we were ordering our meal, Jay-Z walked in and sat at the table next to us! We told him we were big fans of him. We really wanted to watch his concert but the tickets were sold out. He felt sorry and invited us to the concert. We had the best night ever.

(taken from Got It level 3 student book and workbook. Philipina Bowen and Dennis Delaney)

39.   The writer shares his experiences to show ........
A.how lucky he was to get a chance to see Jay Z concert
B.how wonderful the Jay-Z concert was
C.how easy to get the ticktets for the concert
D.how important the last day of his holiday was

40.   The writer was surprised to see Jay Z at the restaurant because it is ........
A.well planned
B.on purpose
D.unplanned before

41.   The writer wouldn’t watch the Jay-Z concert ........ he didn’t go to the restaurant.

                                              The Hen and The Butterfly

          Once upon a time, in a beautiful morning, a hen and her children searched for food in the backyard. There were many seeds and falling fruits to fulfil their appetite for breakfast. Suddenly, she saw a small moving object under tree branch not far from the backyard. She came closer and found out that a butterfly was stuck under that branch.
         "Oh, hen, can you do me a favour to lift this branch? It fell on my right wing so I can’t move anywhere", begged butterfly to hen. "How pity you are. Be ready butterfly, I will try to remove this branch", said hen."So, she helped the butterfly and succeeded.
          Unluckily, butterfly’s right wing was broken and flying was impossible to do. Kind hen offered butterfly a shelter in her cage until it was ready for butterfly to fly again. Time passed by and finally butterfly could fly freely with happiest face ever. "Thanks hen, we will be best friend forever from now on", butterfly shouted while flying away.
          From that moment, butterfly and hen are still the best friend until today. Whenever we find hen searching some food, there must be butterfly flying around nearby. A friend in need is a friend indeed.

42.   The purpose of the story teaches the readers about ........

43.   If the kind Hen didn’t help her, the butterfly will die of ........

44.   "It fell on my right wing"
The underlined word refers to ........
A.the moving object
B.the branch of the tree
C.the hen cage
D.the food


                        Syafira Ananda
                         The 1st winner
National English Debating Competition 2016
We are proud of your achievement and wish
      you best of luck in the future.


45.   Why did the principle write that card?
A.to celebrate Syafira’s achievement
B.to appreciate Syafira’s achievement
C.to invite Syafira to the same event
D.to express wishes to Syafira

46.   "We are proud at your achievement." We can infer from the statement that the principle is ........ with Syafira’s achievement.

          One day a king stepped out of the gates of his palace and found a man standing there. The man had a plump chicken in his hands. On seeing the king he bowed respectfully and said: "Maharaj, I gambled in your name and won this chicken. It belongs to you. Please accept it."
          "Give it to my poultry keeper," said the king.
          A few days later the king saw the man standing outside the gates again. This time he had a goat with him. "I won this goat in your name, Maharaj," he said after saluting the ruler. "It belongs to you."
          The king was pleased."Give it to my goalkeeper," he said.
          Some weeks later the man was at the palace gates once again.
          This time he had two men with him.
          "I lost 500 varahas to each of these men while playing in your name, Maharaj," said the man. "I have no money to pay them."
          The king realized he had made a mistake in accepting the man’s gifts on the previous occasions. Now he could not refuse to help him. He paid off the two men and warned the gambler never to play in his name again.

47.   The text tell us about ........
A.a tricky gamblers
B.an innocent king
C.a man with his bad habit
D.a misfortune gambler

48.   What was the main problem?
A.The king didn’t believe in the gamblers
B.The gamblers brought gifts to the king
C.The king was thoughtless when receiving the gifts
D.The gamblers won the game

49.   What happened when the gamblers lost in the game?
A.The gamblers got punishment
B.The king had to pay them off
C.The gamblers has to give the gifts back
D.The king got angry

50.   Based on the text, how is the gambler?

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