MUET STPM Speaking Test Tips

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MUET-SPEAKING TEST TIPS
MUET
Useful Phrases For Speaking Test 1
What happens during a MUET Speaking Test (Paper 2)
· Enter the examination hall
· Check your identification with the examiner by presenting your identity card and your examination slip
· Sit down as instructed by the examiner (Candidate A,B,C or D)
· Read the question ONLY when you are allowed to do so. DO NOT write anything on the question paper
· You can ask the examiner if you do not understand your task ONLY after the one minute reading time
· You are given 2 minutes to prepare for your individual presentation (Task A). DO NOT discuss with other candidates
· Individual presentation (Task A) starts (2 minutes each) with Candidate A, followed by Candidate B, C and D.
· You
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I could be wrong but
I see your point but I think it would be better if ..
Really?
Oh, I don’t know about that
I’m not sure about that
I do not think that is always true because
Some expressions used in making suggestions, recommendations and some possible responses.
Suggestion
Wouldn’t it be a good idea to
Shall we
I think we should
I feel that we should
Perhaps we could
Why don’t we
What about
How about
Let’s
It might be a good idea to
Have you ever thought of
Maybe we should
If I were you, I would
Don’t you think we should
Positive response
Yes, that’s a good idea
That would be nice
Okay

Negative response
I think that is out of the question
I can foresee problems
I’m not convinced that this will work
The suggestions will give rise to other problems
I’d rather not
No. I don’t really like the idea
No, I really don’t think so
Recommendation
I strongly recommend that
I strongly advise that
I propose that
I would like to put forward a proposal that
Positive response
I fully support
I am in favour of
I totally agree with
I approve of
I see no objection to that
I would certainly endorse

Negative response
I am totally opposed to the proposal
I think that is out of the question
I can foresee problems
I’m not convinced that this will work
This will give rise to other problems
Various expressions that may be used in persuading someone
Persuassive
expressions
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