A Guide Book for The Test of Academic English Proficiency (TaepTM)



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English for Specific
978-979-796-579-2 /e-ISBN 978-979-796-580-8
2021
352
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21x29,7
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Sinopsis Buku

A Guide Book for the Test of Academic English Proficiency (TAEPTM) is written to
fulfill the learners’ need to achieve a good score in TAEPTM. TAEPTM is a standardized test
designed to measure the English proficiency of non-native speakers of English in non-
English speaking countries.
This book encompasses a variety of materials covering Listening Comprehension,
Grammar, and Reading Comprehension. Every unit presents pre test, post test, and the
materials for the tests. The tests are constructed to measure learners’ capabilities before
and after experiencing using the book. Meanwhile, the materials are completed with
explanation, practical strategies and the practices.
To improve the quality of this Guidebookfor TAEPTM, criticisms, and suggestions for
better editions are highly welcomed.

Daftar isi

INTRODUCTION • V
TABLE OF CONTENTS • VIII
I. LISTENING
Listening and Strategies • 3
Pre Test Listening • 5
Part A. Listen to Short Conversations • 14
Unit 1 Focus on the Second Speaker • 14
Unit 2 Consider Answers with Synonyms • 16
Unit 3 Disambiguate Similar Sounds • 19
Unit 4 Tap the Information about Who, What, and Where • 25
Unit 5 Detect Who, and What in Passives • 29
Unit 6 Distinguish Who and What with Multiple Nouns • 33
Unit 7 Counter Negative Expressions • 39
Unit 8 Interpret Double Negative Expressions • 42
Unit 9 Clarify Semi-Negative Expressions • 45
Unit 10 Explicate Negative with Comparatives • 48
Unit 11 Confirm Expressions of Agreements • 53
Unit 12 Clarify Expressions of Uncertainty and Suggestions • 57
Unit 13 Sense Empathic Expressions of Surprise • 60
Unit 14 Identify Wishes and Untrue Conditions • 65
Unit 15 Recognize Idioms • 70
Unit 16 Note the Use of Phrasal Verbs with Idiomatic Meanings • 74
Part B. Listen to Longer Conversations • 79
Strategy B1 Anticipate the Topic • 82
Strategy B2 Anticipate the Questions • 83
Strategy B3 Determine the Topic • 85
Part C. Listen to Short Functional Texts and Monologue Texts • 86
Post Test Listening • 91

II. GRAMMAR
Grammar and Strategies • 103
Pre Test Grammar • 105
Unit 1 Simple Sentence • 113
Unit 2 Compound Sentence • 120
Unit 3 Agreement • 126
Unit 4 Present and Past Participles • 139
Unit 5 Reduced Clauses • 147
Unit 6 Comparatives and Superlatives • 155
Unit 7 Word Choice • 164
Unit 8 English Prepositions • 180
Unit 9 Passive Voice • 186
Unit 10 Problems with Verbs • 192
Unit 11 Noun Clause • 202
Unit 12 Adjective Clause • 208
Unit 13 Adverbial Clause • 214
Post Test Grammar • 222
III. READING
Reading and Strategies • 233
Pre Test Reading • 235
Unit 1 Scanning • 247
Unit 2 Skimming • 256
Unit 3 Literal Questions • 264
Unit 4 Inferential Questions • 272
Unit 5 Vocabulary Questions • 278
Unit 6 Grammar Questions • 285
Unit 7 Organization of Ideas • 296
Unit 8 Locating Information Questions • 304
Unit 9 Identifying Writer’s Purposes and Tones • 310
Post Test Reading • 318
REFERENCES • 335
ANSWER SHEET FOR PRACTICE • 339