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UN SMA INGGRIS1 1 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Narrative Story of Lake Toba Onceuponatime,therewasamanwhowas livinginnorthSumatra.Helivedinasimplehutina farming field.Theydidsomegardeningandfishingforhis daily life. Oneday,whilethemanwasdofishing,he caughtabiggoldenfishinhistrap.Itwasthebiggest catch which he ever had in his life. Surprisingly, this fish turnedintoabeautifulprincess.Hefeltin lovewithher and proposed her to be his wife. She said; "Yes, butyou have to promise not to tell anyone about the secret thatI was once a fish, otherwise there will be a huge disaster". Themanmadethedealandtheygotmarried,lived happily and had a daughter. Fewyearslater,thisdaughterwouldhelp bringinglunchtoherfatheroutinthefields.Oneday, hisdaughterwassohungryandsheatehisfathers lunch.Unfortunately,hefoundoutandgotfurious,and shouted; You damned daughter of a fish. The daughter ranhomeandaskedhermother.Themotherstarted crying, felt sad that her husband had broke his promise.Thenshetoldherdaughtertorunupthehills becauseahugedisasterwasabouttocome.Whenher daughterleft,sheprayed.Soontherewasabig earthquakefollowedbynon-stoppouringrain.The wholeareagotfloodedandbecameTobaLake.She turned into a fish again and the man became the island of Samosir. 1.What is the text above? 2. Who is involved in the text above? 3. Why her father was angry with his daughter? 4. What did t mother do after her daughter asked to her? 5. What is the moral value of the text above! 6.What is the antonym of the word Huge Rabbit and Bear Onceuponatime,therelivedasneighbors,a bear anda rabbit. The rabbit is agood shot.Incontrary, the bear is always clumsy and could not use the arrow to good advantage. Narrative text - bos-sulap.blogspot.comOneday,thebearcalledovertherabbitand askedtherabbittotakehisbowandarrowsandcame with bear to the other side of the hill. The rabbit feared to arousethebear'sangersohecouldnotrefuseit.He consentedandwentwiththebearandshotenough buffalotosatisfythehungryfamily.Indeedheshotand killedsomanythattherewaslotsofmeatleftafterthe bearandhisfamilyhadloadedthemselvesandpacked alltheycouldcarryhome.narrativetext-bos-sulap.blogspot.comThebearwasverygluttonousanddidnotwant therabbittogetanyofthemeat.Therabbitcouldnot eventastethebloodfromthebutcheringasthebear wouldthrowearthonthebloodanddryitup.Thepoor rabbit would have to go home hungry after his hard day's work. narrative text - bossulap.blogspot.comThebearwasthefatheroffivechildren.The youngest child wasverykind to the rabbit. He wasvery heartyeater.Themotherbearalwaysgavehimanextra largepiece ofmeat but theyoungest child did not eat it. He would take it outside with him and pretended to play ballwiththemeat.Hekickedtowardtherabbit'shouse andwhenhegotclosetothedoorhewouldgivethe meat with such a great kick. The meat would fly into the rabbit's house.In this way, the poor rabbit would get his meal unknown to the papa bear. 1. What is the text tell you about? 2. What happen to the rabbit after shoot and killed buffalo? 3. What did the youngest child of the bear do after her mother gave him an extra large piece of meat? 4. What is the moral value of the text above? 5. What is the synonym of the word carry in the second paragraph? Lutung Kesarung PRABUTapaAgungwasanoldking.Hehad twodaughters,PurbararangandPurbasari.PrabuTapa Agungplannedtoretireasaking.HewantedPurbasari to replace him as the leader of thekingdomHearing this, Purbararangwasangry."Youcannotaskhertobethe queen,Father.I'molderthansheis.It'ssupposedtobe me,nother!"saidPurbararang.Butthekingstillchose Purbasaritobethenextqueen.Purbararangthenseta badplanwithherfiance,Indrajaya.Togethertheywent toawitchandaskedhertoputaspellonPurbasari. Later,Purbasarihadbadskin.Therewereblackdotsall overherbody."YouarenotasbeautifulasIam.You cannotbethequeen.Instead,youhavetoleavethis palaceand stay in a jungle," said Purbararang. Purbasari wasverysad.Nowshehadtostayinthejungle. Everydayshespenthertimeplayingwithsomeanimals there.Therewasonemonkeythatalwaystriedto cheer her up. It was not just an ordinary monkey, he had magical power. And he also could talk with humans. The monkey's name was Lutung Kasarung. He was actually a god. His name was Sanghyang Gurumina. LutungKasarung planned to help Purbasari. He madeasmalllakeandaskedhertotakeabaththere. Amazingly,herbadskinwascured.Nowshegother beautifulskinback.Afterthat,sheaskedLutung Kasarung to accompany her to go back to the palace. Purbararangwasveryshocked.Sheknewshe hadtocomeupwithanotherbadidea.Shethensaid, UN SMA INGGRIS1 2 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE "Thosewhohavelongerhairwillbethequeen."The kingthenmeasuredhisdaughters'hair.Purbasarihad longerhair.ButPurbararangdidnotgiveup."Aqueen musthaveahandsomehusband.Ifmyfianceismore handsomethanyours,thenIwillbethequeen,"said Purbararang. Purbasariwassad.SheknewPurbararang's fiance, Indrajaya, was handsome. And she did not have a fianceyet."Hereismyfianc,Indrajaya.Whereis yours?"askedPurbararang.LutungKasarungcame forward.Purbararangwaslaughingveryhard."Your fianceisamonkey,hahaha."Suddenly,Lutung Kasarung changed intoaverya handsomeman.He was evenmorehandsomethanIndrajaya.Purbasarithen becamethequeen.SheforgavePurbararangandher fiance and let them stay in the palace. 1. What is the text about? 2. What did the prabu tapa agung do with his condition? (Paragraph 1) 3. What is Purbarangrang do to Purbasari? 4. What is the moral value of the text above? 5. What is the synonym of the word Amazingly? Let Me Love You Onceuponatime,therewasonceaguywho wasverymuchinlovewiththisgirl.Thisromanticguy folded1,000piecesofpapercranesasagifttohisgirl. Although,atthattimehewasjustasmallexecutivein hiscompany,hisfuturedoesn'tseemtoobright,they wereveryhappytogether.Untiloneday,hisgirltold himshewasgoingtoParisandwillnevercomeback. She also told him that she cannot visualize any future for thebothofthem,solet'sgotheirownwaysthereand then... heartbroken, the guy agreed.Whenheregainedhisconfidence,heworked harddayandnight,justtomakesomethingoutof himself.Finallywithallthesehardworkandwiththe help of friends, this guy had set up his own company..."Youneverfailuntilyoustoptrying."healwaystold himself."Imustmakeitinlife!"Onerainyday,while this guy was driving, he saw an elderly couple sharing an umbrellaintherainwalkingtosomedestination.Even with the umbrella, they were still drenched. It didn't take him long to realize those were his ex-girlfriend's parents. Withaheartingettingbackatthem,hedroveslowly beside the couple, wanting them to spot him in his luxury saloon. He wanted them to know that he wasn't the same anymore;hehadhisowncompany,car,condo,etc.He had made it in life!Beforetheguycanrealize,thecouplewas walkingtowardsacemetery,andhegotoutofhiscar andfollowedthem...andhesawhisexgirlfriend,a photographofhersmilingsweetlyaseverathimfrom her tombstone... and he saw his precious paper cranes in a bottle placed beside her tomb. Her parents saw him .He walkedoverandaskedthemwhythishadhappened. TheyexplainedthatshedidnotleaveforFranceatall. Shewasstrickenillwithcancer.Inherheart,shehad believedthathewillmakeitsomeday,butshedidnot wantherillnesstobehisobstacle...thereforeshehad chosen to leave him.Shehadwantedherparentstoputhispaper cranesbesideher,because,ifthedaycomeswhenfate bringshimtoheragainhecantakesomeofthoseback with him. The guy just wept 1. What is the first paragraph about? 2. Who is involved in the text above? 3.What did happen with the guy in one rainy day? 4. What is the end of this story? 5. What is the meaning in Indonesian: a .regained b. set up c. destination d. realize e. paper crane The Story Bawang Merah And Bawang Putih BAWANG Putih lived with her step mother and herstepsister,BawangMerah.BawangPutih'smother died when shewas ababy.Herfather remarried another woman and later her step sister was born. Unfortunately, notlongafterthatherfatherdied.Sincethen,Bawang Putih'slifewassad.Herstepmotherandherstepsister treatedBawangPutihbadlyandalwaysaskedhertodo allthehouseholdchores.Onemorning,BawangPutih waswashingsomeclothesinariver.Accidentally,her mother's clothes were washed away by the river. She was really worried so she walkedalong the riverside tofind the clothes. Finally she met an old woman. She said that shekepttheclothesandwouldgivethembackto BawangPutihifshehelpedtheoldwomandothe householdchores.BawangPutihhelpedherhappily. Aftereverythingwasfinished,theoldwomanreturned theclothes.ShealsogaveBawangPutihagift.Theold womanhadtwopumpkins,onepumpkinwassmalland the other one was big. Bawang Putih had to choose one. BawangPutihwasnotagreedygirl.Soshe tookthesmallone.Afterthankingtheoldwoman, Bawang Putih then went home. When she arrived home, herstepmotherandBawangMerahwereangry.They had been waiting for her all day long. Bawang Putih then told about the clothes, the old woman, and the pumpkin. Her mother was really angry so she grabbed the pumpkin andsmashedittothefloor.Suddenlytheyallwere surprised.Insidethepumpkintheyfoundjewelries. "Bawang Merah, hurry up. Go to the river and throw my clothes into the water.After that, find the old woman. Remember,you havetotakethebigpumpkin,"thestepmotherasked Bawang Merah to do exactly the same as Bawang Putih's experience.BawangMerahimmediatelywenttothe river.Shethrewtheclothesandpretendedtosearch UN SMA INGGRIS1 3 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE them. Not long after that, she met the old woman. Again sheaskedBawangMerahtodohouseholdchores.She refusedandaskedtheoldwomantogiveherabig pumpkin. The old woman then gave her the big one. Bawang Merah was so happy. She ran very fast. Whenshearrivedhome,hermotherwasimpatient.She directlysmashedthepumpkintothefloor.Theywere screaming.Therewerealotofsnakesinsidethe pumpkin!They were really scared. They wereafraid the snakeswouldbitethem."Mom,IthinkGodjust punishedus.WehaddonebadthingstoBawangPutih. AndGoddidn'tlikethat.Wehavetoapologizeto BawangPutih,"saidBawangMerah.Finallybothof themrealizedtheirmistakes.Theyapologizedand Bawang Putih forgave them. Now the family is not poor anymore.BawangPutihdecidedtosellallthejewelries and used the money for their daily lives. 1.What is the text about? 2. What is the second paragraph about? 3. What is the synonym of Greedy from the second paragraph 4.What is the end of the stories? 5.What is the moral value of the stories? 6. Write the Indonesia word: a .punished b. apologize c. jewelries d. daily live e. accidentally The Story of Smart Monkey and Dull Crocodile Onedaytherewasamonkey.Hewantedto crossariver.Therehesawacrocodilesoheaskedthe crocodiletotakehimacrosstheothersideoftheriver. Thecrocodileagreeandtoldthemonkeytojumponits back.Thenthecrocodileswamdowntheriverwiththe monkeyonhistop.Unluckily,thecrocodilewasvery hungry, he stopped in the middle of the river and said to themonkey,Myfatherisverysick.Hehastoeatthe heart of the monkey. So he will be healthy again. At the time, themonkey was in dangerous situation and he had tothinkhard.Thenhehadagoodidea.Hetoldthe crocodiletoswimbacktotheriverbank.Whatsfor? askedthecrocodile.BecauseIdontbringmyheart, saidthemonkey.Ileftitunderatree,nearsome coconutsintheriverbank.Thecrocodileagreedand turned around. He swam back to the bank of the river. As soon as they reached the river bank, the monkey jumped offthecrocodilesback.Thenheclimbeduptothetop ofatree.Whereisyourheart?askedthecrocodile. Youarefoolish,saidthemonkeytothecrocodile. Now I am free and I have my heart. 1.What is the text about? 2. Who is involved in the story above? 3. What did the monkey order to the crocodiles? 4. What did the crocodile do after he was very hungry? 5. What is the end of the stories above? 6.What is the synonym of the word smart? 7. Write the Indonesian word: a. across b. swam down c. Unluckily d. turned around e. foolish Duck and turtle Twoducksthatlivedinabiglakehadafriend whowasaturtle.Oneyeartherewasaverylittlerain and the lake began to dry up. One of the ducks said to the other,Soon,therellbenowaterinthislake.Letsgo and look for lake. Yes, answered the second duck, But first lets say good bye to our friend, the turtle. Whentheytoldtheturtletheyweregoingto leave,hesaid,Illdieherewithoutanywaterand without any friends. Take me with you. The ducks answered, We cant. We are going to fly, and you have no wings. Theturtlethoughtforaminuteandthensaid, please wait here. Then he went away and found a strong, straight stick. He brought it back to his friends, put the middle of itinhismouthandsaid,Nowifeachofyoutakesme one end of the stick in his mouth, you can lift me up and carry me with you. That is dangerous, said the ducks, if you try totalkwhilewerecarryingyouthroughtheair,you wont be able to hold the stick, so youll fall down along way and break your shell. Allright,answeredtheturtle,Ipromisenot to talk while were in the air. So the ducks took the stick andflewaway,withtheturtlebetweenthem.Allwent welluntiltheywereflyingoveratown.Thensome peoplesawthemandshouted,Look,thoseducksare carryingacat!Theturtlegotveryangry,Acat?Im nothesaid,buthedidnotgetanyfurther,because whenheopenedhismouth,thestickcameoutofhis mouth and the poor turtle fell to the ground. 1. What is the text above? 2. Who is involved in the story above? 3. What did the one duck said to other friend? 4. What did the second duck said to one duck? 5. What did the turtle say to the second duck? 6. What is the end of the story? 7.Write the Indonesian word: a. dry up b. fall down c. holdd. carry e. dangerous f. poor UN SMA INGGRIS1 4 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Jonah OnceuponatimetherewasavillageinNorth Israel. All the people lived peacefully there. One of them was Jonah. Jonah lived with his parents. They loved him verymuch.InthenorthofIsraelwasSyria.Ithad powerfulknights.Theywereverycruelandlikedto invade other countries. OnenightwhenthepeopleofJonahsvillage weresleeping,theSyrianknightsattackedhisvillage. Theyburneddownthehouses.Oneofthemthrewa torchintoJonahshouse.Jonahshousewasonfire. Jonahandhisparentsavoidedthefireburningtheir house.Theysavedthemselvesbyclimbingaladderto theupstairs.Itwastoohighforthemtojumpdownto thegroundfromtheupstairs.Jonahsfathertookarope toget downfrom the stairs to theground.Theyescaped to another village. Oneday,whentheywerefishinginthesea, Jonahfellintothesea.Jonahwasdrawnintothesea.A whale came closed to him. He tried to swim avoiding the whaleasfastaspossiblebuthefailedandatlastthe whaleswallowedhim.Jonahwasstillaliveinthe stomachofthewhale.HeprayedtoGodtobereleased from the stomach of the whale. FortunatelyGod granted his prayer. The whale came closed to an island. It opened its mouth and Jonah came out from its stomach. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the involved of the story above? 3. What did happen when the people of jonah s villagewere sleeping? 4. How did the jonahs village save themselves? 5. How was the end of the story? 6.Write the meaning of the Indonesia word a. knight b. cruel c. invade d. avoided e. get down f. came out HERMIT Manyyears ago, there lived a hermit in a forest inSumatra.Hedidnotgrowfoodbutdependedonthe jungle fruit to survive. Soon, there was a drought, and all the plants and fruit trees in the jungle died. Theoldmanhadnothingtoeatnow,sohe turnedtobegging.Hewenttoanearbyvillagetryingto get somefood. At first, thevillagers were happy to help him.However,whenhecamecontinually,theyrefused togivehimanymorefood.Theytoldhimtogrowhis own food. One day, while the hermit was sitting in his hut, sad and hungry, he began to think about growing his own food.Justthen,aboatmanstoppedbyandtakingapity on hermit gave him some paddy seeds. Before the boatman went away, he said, These seedswillgrowandgiveyoueverlastingharvestifyou work very hard. If you are tired of the work, the paddy plants will turn into weeds. Theoldhermitworkedhardtocleartheland andsowedtheseedsbeforetheraincame.Strangely, afterashortperiodoftime,thepaddywasreadyfor harvesting.Theoldmangotalotofricefromthe harvest.Aftereachharvest,theplantsgrewbackagain right away. Whenthevillagersheardaboutthehermitand his wonderful paddy, they flocked to his paddy field and took home as much paddy as they could. Oneday,hermitbecamesotiredofharvesting thepaddythenheshouted,Oh,stopgrowing,you wretchedthing!Assoonashehadsaidthis,the paddy plants turned into weeds. 1. What is the text above? 2. Who is the involved of the text above? 3. What did the boatman say before go away? 4. How was the end of the story? 5. Write the Indonesian word: a. hermit b. survive c. harvest d .flocked e. wretched The Story of Smart Monkey and Dull Crocodile Onedaytherewasamonkey.Hewantedto crossariver.Therehesawacrocodilesoheaskedthe crocodiletotakehimacrosstheothersideoftheriver. Thecrocodileagreeandtoldthemonkeytojumponits back.Thenthecrocodileswamdowntheriverwiththe monkey on his top. Unluckily, the crocodile wasvery hungry, he stopped in themiddleoftheriverandsaidtothemonkey,My father is very sick. He has to eat the heart of the monkey. So he will be healthy again. Atthetime,themonkeywasindangerous situationandhehadtothinkhard.Thenhehadagood idea.Hetoldthecrocodiletoswimbacktotheriver bank.Whatsfor?askedthecrocodile.BecauseI dont bring my heart, said the monkey. I left it under a tree, near some coconuts in the river bank. Thecrocodileagreedandturnedaround.He swambacktothebankoftheriver.Assoonasthey reachedtheriverbank,themonkeyjumpedoffthe crocodiles back. Then he climbed up to the top of a tree. Whereisyourheart?askedthecrocodile.Youare foolish,saidthemonkeytothecrocodile.NowIam free and I have my heart. UN SMA INGGRIS1 5 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE 1. What is the text above? 2. Who is the involved of the story above? 3. What is the monkeys idea when he was in dangerous possession? 4.What we learn from that story? 5. What is the synonym foolish from the text above? Cinderella Onceuponatimetherewasagirlcalled Cinderella.Shelivedwithherstepsisters.Theywere busy. She had to do all the housework. Oneday,aninvitationtotheballcametothe family.Herstepsisterswouldnotlethergo.Cinderella was sad. The stepsisters went to the ball without her. Fortunately, the fairygodmother came and helped her to gettotheball.Attheball,Cinderelladancedwiththe prince.Theprincefellinlovewithherandthenhe married her. They lived happily ever after. Questions: 1.How was Cinderella? She was 2.How were her stepsisters? They were . 3.Why was Cinderella sad one day? Because . 4.Who help Cinderella to get to the ball? 5.What we learn from the story above? Fish and Fisherman Oncethreefishlivedinapond.Oneevening, somefishermenpassedbythepondandsawthefish. This pond is full of fish, they told each other excitedly. wehaveneverfishedherebefore.Wemustcomeback tomorrowmorningwithournetsandcatchthesefish! So saying, the fishermen left.Whentheeldestofthethreefishheardthis,he wastroubled.Hecalledtheotherfishtogetherandsaid, Didyouhearwhatthefishermensaid?Wemustleave thispondatonce.Thefishermenwillreturntomorrow and kill us all!Thesecondofthethreefishagreed.Youare right,hesaid.Wemustleavethepond.Butthe youngestfishlaughed.Youareworryingwithout reason,hesaid.Wehavelivedinthispondallour lives, and no fisherman has ever come here. Why should thesemenreturn?Iamnotgoinganywheremyluck will keep me safe. Theeldestofthefishleftthepondthatvery eveningwithhisentirefamily.Thesecondfishsawthe fishermen coming in the distance early next morning and leftthepondatoncewithallhisfamily.Thethirdfish refusedtoleaveeventhen.Thefishermenarrivedand caughtallthefishleftin thepond.Thethirdfishsluck did not help him. He was caught and killed. 1. What does the text mostly talk about? 2. What does the fisher man idea? 3. Did the fish go away from the pond? 4. Did the fisherman caught the fish in the pond? 5. What we learn from the text above? 6. Write the Indonesian word and memorize it! a. passed b. pond c. caught d. entire e. distance Malin Kundang MalinKundangwasapoorboyfromWest Sumatra.HelivedwithhismotherMandeRubiah.His mother loved him very much. When he was fifteen years old,heaskedhismotherforpermissiontoworkona ship. He sailed abroad for many years but never sent any news to his mother. His mother longed for him. Heworkedveryhardsothathebecamea successfulman.Hewasveryrichandhehadhisown ship.Becauseofhiswealthhebecameproudand arrogant.Heeventforgothismother.Whenhismother wanted to see him, he did not want to admit that she was hismother.Hescoldedherandaskedhertogoaway. His mother was very sad. She sprayed for God to punish him. When the ship left the harbor, a strong wind blew violently.Itmadetheshipsink.MalinKundangandhis guards were drowned and suddenly the ship turned into a greatstone.Nowpeoplecanseethestonewhenthey come to the beach near Padang. 1. What is the text above? 2. Where did the event take place? 3. What did he do when he was fifteen years old? 4. How was malin Kundang character when he become successful? 5. What we learn from the story above? 6. Write the Indonesian meaning and memorize it! a. arrogant b. admit c. scolded d. great stone e. drowned UN SMA INGGRIS1 6 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Recount Vacation to London Mr. Richards family was on vacation. They are Mr.andMrs.Richardwithtwosons.Theywentto London.Theysawtheirtravelagentandbookedtheir tickets. They went to the British Embassy to getvisas to enter Britain. They had booked fourteen days tour.Thisincludestravelanaccommodation.They also included tours around London They boarded a large Boeingflight.Theflightwasnearlyfourteenhours.On the plane thecabin crews wereveryfriendly.Theygave them news paper andmagazine to read.They gave them food and drink. There was a film for their entertainment. Theyhadaverypleasantflight.Theysleptpartofthe way.OnarrivalatHeathrowAirport,theyhadtogo to Customs and Immigration. The officers were pleasant. Theycheckedthedocumentcarefullybuttheirmanners wereverypolite.Mr.Richardandhisfamilycollected theirbagsandwenttoLondonWelcomeDesk.They arrangedthetransfertoahotel.Thehotelwasawell-known four-star hotel. The room had perfectview of the park.The room had its own bathroom and toilet. Instead of keys for the room, they inserted a key-card to open the door.Onthethirdfloor,therewasarestaurantserving Asian and European food. They had variety of food. The two week inLondon went byfast. At the endof the 14-day, they were quite tired but they felt very happy. 1. What is the text above? 2. Who is involved in the story above? 3. Where did Mr. Ricard go for his vocation?4. How long did he booked for tour? 5. What is the synonym well Known from the text above? Visiting Bali ThereweresomanyplacestoseeinBalithat myfrienddecidedtojointhetourstoseeasmuchas possible.MyfriendstayedinKutaonarrival.Hespent the first three days swimming and surfing on Kuta beach. Hevisitedsometouragentsandselectedtwotours.The firstonewastoSingaraja,thesecondwastoUbud.On thedayofthetour,hewasready.Myfriendandhis group drove on through mountains. Singaraja is a city of about90thousandspeople.Itisabusybutquiettown. Thestreetislinedwithtreesandtherearemanyold Dutchhouses.Thentheyreturnedverylateinthe eveningtoKuta.ThesecondtourtoUbudwasavery different tour. It was not to see the scenery but to see the artandthecraftoftheisland.Thefirststopwasat Batubulan,acenterofstonesculpture.Theremyfriend watchedyoungboys werecarvingaway atbigblocksof stone. The next stop was Celuk, a center for silversmiths and goldensmiths. After that he stopped a little while for lunchatSukawatiandontomass.Massisatourist center Myfriend ten-day-stay endedvery quicklybeside his two tour, all his day was spent on the beach. He went sailing or surfboarding every day. He was quiet satisfied. 1. What is the text about? 2. Who is involved in the story above? 3. Mention the place that the writer tour! 4. He was Quiet satisfied. What does the word he refers to? 5. What was the writer feel with that tour? Bus was Flowing Right behind Me IstayedanightatSakhuwaofGatiVDC becausealandslidenearBaserihadblockedtheroad, Thenextmorning,Ihoppedontothebuswith registration number Ba 2Kha 4013 that wason the way to Barhabise from Tatopani. I took a seat by the doorside and remember that therewerearound35passengers,includingme.The driverstartedthebus.Akilometerintothejourney,I noticed a ditch on the road. Thedrivertriedtoaverttheditch.BeforeIcouldknow whatwasgoingon,thebusstartedhurtlingtowardsthe Bhotekoshi. Ihadgivenuphopeofsurviving,butfounda ventilator glass broken.Icameout of the shatteredglass and plunged into the Bhotekoshi. Therivercarriedmeforabout35kilometers andleftmeontheshallowsurface.Ipassedoutafter that. The rescuers tookme to a hospital whenI regained consciousness. I heard later that all exceptfour passengers had survived. I have sustained injuries on the face, hands and otherbodyparts.Nonetheless,Ifeelthatsurvivingwas my destiny. 1.What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. Who is involved of the story above? 4.What is the schematic structure of the text above? 5.Write the Indonesian word: a. landslide b. survived c. injuries d. destiny e. regained UN SMA INGGRIS1 7 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Procedure Planting chilies Plantingisaniceactivityinoursparetime.The followingisguidedinformationonhowtoplantachili-plant easily. Here are the steps : Firstly, dry a handful seeding under the sunlight Secondly, put the seeding on the soil. It should be in open area Next,waitit.Therewillcomeoutthesproutafter that let it be bigger. Finally,putitinanotherbigpot.Itwillsoongrow biggerandbiggerandyieldussomefreshchilies soon. Writing for business 1. What is the purpose of the text above? 2. How many steps are there in the text above? 3. What will we do after dry a handful seeding under the sunlight? 4. What is the material of the text above? 5. What is the word it refers to (It will soon grow bigger and .) The soup is made separately First of all, mixgarlic, redonion, salt, and white pepper in a mortar or mixer. Secondstep,mixthespice-mixturewiththeeggs,the tapioca-flour and the minced meat. After that, use your fingers, add a cup of water, and keep on working until the mixture feels soft and smooth. Then, boil some water in a rather large pot, at least about 2 liters. Next step, start rolling the mixture into small meatballs. Finally, lower the meatballs into the boiling water. When they float up to the surface the meatball is ready to serve. 1. What is the text about? 2. What kinds of ingredients mention in the text above 3. How many steps are there in the text above? 4. What will we do after mix the spice mixture with the eggs? 5. What does the word they refer to (they float up to the surface the meatball..) Boiling egg in simple and easy way Eggsarearichsourceofproteinandvitaminsandare generallyhealthytoeat,unlessyouhaveahigh cholesterol level. Youcaneateggsraw,boiledorcookedinapanas scrambledeggsoranomelet.Boilingeggsisoneofthe easiest ways to prepare them. Follow the steps! First of all, place the raw egg in a saucepan! Second, Run cold water into the saucepan until the water is 1 inch above the egg. Afterthat,Placethesaucepanonastoveandcookover medium heat until the water begins to boil. The next, don't forget to reduce the heat to low Then,Simmerfor2to3minutesforsoft-boiledeggsor 10 to 15 minutes for hard-boiled eggs. Finally, Remove theegg with a spoonor ladle and let it coolslowly,orruncoldwateroverittocoolitmore quickly. 1. What is the purpose of the text above! 2. Mention the material of the text above! 3. How many step are there in the text above? 4. What tenses mostly use in the text above! 5.Are there linking verb or action verb in the text above! Making Kite Having a kite flying is interesting and make it by self is easy. Prepare the following materials to make a kite: Butcher cord Scotch tape or glue 1 Sheet of strong paper 2 Strong, straight wooden sticks of bamboo Markers paint or crayonsAfter the materials have been prepared, the directions bellow is easy instruction on how to make a kite:1. Make a cross with the two sticks, with the shorter stick placed horizontally across the longer stick. 2. Tie the two sticks together with the string in such a way as to make sure that they are at right angles to each other.3. Cut a notch at each end of the sticks. Make it deep enough for the type of string you are using to fit in to. Cut a piece of string long enough to stretch all around the kite frame. 4. Lay the sail material flat and place the stick frame face down on top. Cut around it, leaving about 2 - 3cm for a margin. Fold these edges over and glue it down so that the material is tight.5. Make a tail by tying a small ribbon roughly every 10cm along the length of string. 6. Decorate your kite with the markers! 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. What is the material of the text above! 4. How many steps are there? 5. What will we do after cut a notch at each end of the stick? UN SMA INGGRIS1 8 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE How to operate a fan 1) Plug the power cord into a wall outlet. (AC 120 Volts 60 HZ) 2) To make the fan move sideways, push the pin on top of the motor. 3) To move the fan up or down, first pull up the oscillating pin, then press the tilt adjustment knob.4) To change the speed of the fan, press one of the switches at the bottom. 1.What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. What is the material of the text above? 4.Mention the step of the text above? 5. What tenses use in the text above? How to charge hand phone battery Prepare your hand phone, battery chargerSteps:1. Connect the charger to your hand phone; the flash symbol on the charger plug must face up ward.2.Wait until the battery icon appears on the screen.3. Charge the battery approximately 5 hours or until the battery icon indicates that the battery is fully charged. 4. Remove the charger by pulling out from your hand phone. 1. What is the purpose of the text above? 2. What is the material of the text above? 3. What is the step of the text above? 4. What will we do after connect the charge hand phone? 5. What tenses mostly use? How to wash a Car First,thematerialsneededareasachetofcar shampoo,asponge/asheetofcloth,plaschamois,and water.Then,Preparedwater,moistenthebodyofcar. Makesurethatallofthebodybecamemoist.Next,a sachetofcarshampooispouredinto2-3literofpure water.Then,themixtureisstirredupbyusingahand. Afterthat,thecariscleanedupbyusingaspongewith themixtureofshampooandpurewater.Next,thebody isrinsedoffbywater,tillitisclean.Thatsallabout exampleofproceduretext,thanks.finally,driedupthe bodybyusingaplaschamois.Whenthebodylooks shine, the car is ready to be used. It is easy, isnt it?.... 1. What does the text tell you about? 2. How many material do you need to wash the car? 3. What will we do after mixture of shampoo and pure water?4. How many shampoo we need to wash the car? 5. What does the word it refer to in the last paragraph! How to insert SIM Card Cell phone Cellphoneisamoderncommunicationdevice whichconnectsonetotheothersbyvoice,written messageanddata.Howeverthisdevicecannotwork until the SIM card is inserted.WheninsertingtheSIMCardtocellphone, makesure that the cell phone hasbeen switchedoffand follow the direction bellow: First of all, press the locking catchand slide the cover then lift it off thephone. After that,pushtwocatchesintheoppositedirectionsand removethebattery.Next,slidetheSIMcardcarefully into the slot and make sure that the golden connect arson arefacingtotheconnectorofthephone.Then,putthe batteryandalignituntilsnapsintoitsplace.Finally, insertthetwocatchesofthebackcovercorresponding slotinthephoneandslidethecoverforwardbuttonof the phone until locks into place dont forget to switch on the cell phone. Wait until it is ready to use. 1. What does the text tell us about? 2. What is the material of the text above? 3. What is the step of the text above? 4. What we will do after the locking catch? 5. What tenses mostly use in the text above? Descriptive Debby Putti DebbyPuttiisamodelfromSurabaya.Now, sheisastudentofStateSeniorHighSchool71 Surabaya.DebbyisthefirstdaughterofMr.FajarPutti andMrs.AnaKaraeng.Debbybecameafamousmodel whenshewonthecompetitionofteenageModel2005 and YTV Jrang-Jreng 2004. Debby is brown-skinned. She is tall and slender. She is 17 years old.Debbyhaswavy,short,blackhair,apointednoseand ratherbigears.Herfaceisovalandhercheeksare dimpled when she smiles. Debby is an attractive girl in her blue jeans. She likeswearingacottonjacketandT-Shirt.Shealways wants to feel relaxed. She is neat and well dressed. Debbyisacheerfulandfriendlygirl. Everybodylikesherbecausesheisahumorousand creativegirl,shegetsonwellwithotherpeopleandshe never forces her opinions on other. Bu sometimes Debby is a short tempered when she loses her personal things. HerhobbiesarecookingJapanesefood, shoppingandsinging.Debbyhasabeautifulvoicesand her favorite singer Krisdayanti. UN SMA INGGRIS1 9 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the main idea for 1 paragraph? 3. How was the best characteristic that deby has? 4. Does deby has bad tempered? 5. What is the refer to in the last sentence? Taj Mahal TajMahalisregardedasoneoftheeight wonders of the world. It was built by a Muslim Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his dear wife at Agra. Taj Mahal is a Mausoleum that houses the grave of Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Themausoleumisapartofavastcomplex comprisingofamaingateway,anelaborategarden,a mosque(totheleft),aguesthouse(totheright),and several other palatial buildings. TheTaj is at the farthest end of this complex, with the river Jamuna behind it. The Tajstandsonaraised,squareplatform(186x186feet) withitsfourcornerstruncated,forminganunequal octagon. Thearchitecturaldesignusestheinterlocking arabesqueconcept,inwhicheachelementstandsonits ownandperfectlyintegrateswiththemainstructure.It usestheprinciplesofself-replicatinggeometryanda symmetryofarchitecturalelements.Itscentraldomeis fifty-eightfeetindiameterandrisestoaheightof213 feet. It is flanked by four subsidiary domed chambers. Thefourgraceful,slenderminaretsare162.5 feet each. The central domed chamber and four adjoining chambersincludemanywallsandpanelsofIslamic decoration.TajMahalisbuiltentirelyofwhitemarble. Itsstunningarchitecturalbeautyisbeyondadequate description,particularlyatdawnandsunset.TheTaj seemstoglowinthelightofthefullmoon.Onafoggy morning,thevisitorsexperiencetheTajasifsuspended when viewed from across the Jamuna river. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is Taj mahal? 3. Mention the character building of the taj mahal? 4. What is the purpose of the text above? 5. What tenses use in the text above? My Friends New Shoes I have a close Friend. She is beautiful, attractive andtrendy.Shealwayswantstobeatrendsetterofthe day. She alwayspaysmuch attention on her appearance. Recently,sheboughtanewstylistfootlegsfrom blowfishshoesproducts.Thisshoereallymatcheson her.Hernewblowfishwomen'sshoesare wonderful.Whenshearewalkingonthatshoes,allher friends,includingmewatchandadmirethatshehasthe mostsuitableshoesonherphysicalappearance.The style,brightcolor,andbrandrepresentherasasmart woman of the day. She really has perfect appearance. She is really mad on that shoe. She said that the productscoveredallgenders.Theblowfishmen'sshoes areaselegant as she has.Theproductsprovidevarieties of choice. Ballet, casual, boot athletic shoes are designed inattractiveway.Theproductsareinternationaltrader mark and become the hottest trend 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. What is the main idea of 1 paragraph? 4. What is the word she refer to in the second paragraph? 5. Why she has perfect appearance? Jakarta Jakarta is located on the northwest coast of Java Island,atthemouthoftheCiliwungriver.Itdominates Indonesians administrative, economy, cultural activities, and is a major commercial and transportation hub within Asia. Theclimateishotandhumid.Rainfalloccurs throughouttheyear.Theheaviestrainfallisfrom November to May.The city lieson aflat, low plain and islikelytobeaffectedbyfloodduringperiodofheavy rainfall. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the main idea of second paragraph? 3. What is Jakarta? 4. What is the purpose of the text above? 5. What tenses use in the text above? Cleopatra Oneofthemostfamouswomeninworld historywasCleopatraVII.Shewasthebrilliantand beautiful last Pharaoh of Egypt. Historically, she became queenofEgyptin51B.C.attheageofeighteen.She wasaPtolemy,descendedfromoneofAlexanderthe Great'sgenerals.Whenshewastwenty-one,Julius Caesarbecameherlover.Sevenyearslatershemet Antony.The romantic tragic relationship continued until they died by suicide in 30 B.C. Cleopatrawaslegendary.Shewasfamousnot onlyforherbreathtakingbeautybutalsoforhergreat intellect. She had brown eyesand they were shaped like cat eyes. Her skin was in fact an olive shade, darker than HollywoodactressLizTaylorwhoportrayedherinthe film'Cleopatra'in1963.Shehadmediumdarkbrown hair, about to the middle of her shoulder blades. She had a reputation as an extraordinarily sensuous woman. Cleopatrawasawomanofremarkablepoise andunusualintelligence.Shewashighlyeducated.She spokeproficientlyinninelanguagesandalsoskilledin mathematics.Sheisoftenconsideredtobeastunning seductressthoughshewasstudyingtobeanun. UN SMA INGGRIS1 10 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Cleopatrawasaveryintelligentqueenandapolitician with a great charisma. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the main idea of 1 paragraph? 3. What does the word she refer to in the 1 paragraph? 4. What is the main idea for second paragraph? 5. What tenses use in the text above? Australia Australia is a large continent. It has sixstates and two territories. ThecapitalcityofAustraliaisCanberra.Itisin the Australian Capital Territory. ThepopulationofAustraliaisabout20million. The first inhabitants to live in Australia were Aboriginal people.Afterthatpeoplecamefromallovertheworld. ThemainlanguageisEnglish,howevermanyother languages are spoken. Therearemanyplantsandanimalsthatareonly found in Australia, e.g. kangaroos, platypuses, gum trees and Waratahs. Themainproductsandindustriesarewool, minerals, oil, coal, cereals and meat. SomefamouslandmarksaretheHarbourBridge, the Opera House and Uluru (Ayers Rock). 1. What does the title of the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. Mention the animal and plant that find in Australia? 4. Mention main the products and industries in Australia? 5. What is the the kinds of the text above? My Cat Gregory GregoryismybeautifulgrayPersiancat.He walkswithprideandgrace,performingadanceof disdainasheslowlyliftsandlowerseachpawwiththe delicacy ofa ballet dancer. His pride, however, does not extend to his appearance, for he spendsmost of his time indoors watching television and growing fat. He enjoys TV commercials, especially those for MeowMixand9Lives.Hisfamiliaritywithcatfood commercialshasledhimtorejectgenericbrandsofcat food in favor of only the most expensive brands. Gregoryisasfinickyaboutvisitorsasheis aboutwhatheeats,befriendingsomeandrepelling others.Hemaysnuggleupagainstyourankle,begging tobepetted,orhemayimitateaskunkandstainyour favoritetrousers.Gregorydoesnotdothistoestablish histerritory,asmanycatexpertsthink,buttohumiliate me because he is jealous of my friends. Aftermyguestshavefled,Ilookattheold fleabagsnoozingandsmilingtohimselfinfrontofthe televisionset,andIhavetoforgivehimforhis obnoxious, but endearing, habits. 1. What is the suitable title of the text? 2What is the main idea of 1 paragraph?3. What does the word he second paragraph refer to.. 4. What tenses use in the text above? Analytical Controlling children using computer Computerandinternetareusefulaswellas powerful.Informationabouthealthandsafeusageof computer andInternet, especially for children, should be owned by each family. Computer connected to internet is powerful way to socialize with others. It can be good but also bad effect. Recently we hear a lot of children get the advantage of social networking sites but we often see the newsaboutthedisadvantageofitforchildren.Healthy andsafetyofcomputerandInternetusageshould continue to be campaigned. Theroleofparentinassistinganddirecting children in using computer is very necessary. Installation ofsoftwaremonitorsuchaskeyloggerwhichhas functiontowatchandnoteallactivitiesrelatingto keyboardusageishelpfulbutnotenoughtoprotect childrenfrompotentialharms.Childrentendtohide whattheyhavedoneinfrontofthecomputertotheir parent.Theyseethatalloftheyhavedonearetheir privacy and no one may know. Wecannotpreventchildrenfromusing computerbecauseitismultifunctional.However,many parentsworryaboutwhattheirkidsdoinfrontofthe computer; whether they are doing homework or even just playinggames.Orspendingalltimetosurfinternet which is thematerials do not fit with his age.There isa tendency,especiallyteenagers,wanttobecome acquaintedwithmanystrangersoutside.Thelack parentalsupervisionofchildren'sactivitiesislikelyto poseapotentialdangertothem.Soparentalmonitor against the use of computers needs to be done from time to time. 1. What is the text about? 2. What is the advantage and disadvantage children using computer? 3. How was we keep computer to our children? 4. Why we can not prevent children from using computer? 5. What is the purpose of the text above? 6. What is the conclusion of the text above? UN SMA INGGRIS1 11 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Learning English WhyisLearningEnglishImportant?Language is the meanofcommunication. Mostlygroupsof society havetheirownlanguages.Someofthemappearthetop globallanguages.Mostpeopleintheworldhearabout English,Arabic,andMandarin.HoweverEnglishisthe mostglobalspokenlanguage.Thenifamanwantsto catch a global goal, he has to master English.EveryonerecognizethatEnglishisan internationallanguage.Englishisusedinwritingand speakingbymanypeopleallovertheworld.Itcanbe eitherasafirstorsecondlanguage.Weevenhear British,American,Australian,andevenSingaporean English. Thosevarious namesof English are usedas the first language in those countries. Furthermore,somecountrieshavetheirown languagesasamotherlanguagebutalsouseEnglish mostlyindailycommunication.Besidesusageindaily interaction,Englishisalsousedasakeytoopendoors leadingtoscientificandtechnicalknowledge.No wonder wefind manual guidesand instructions ofmany deviceswritteninEnglish.Evenifwehaveapackof instantnoodle,wewillseethecookinginstructionalso written in English. This transfer of science and technical willincludemanycountriesineconomic,socialand politics development.Finally,themosteasilyseenintheimportance of learning English is that most top requirement in filling jobopportunitiesistheabilityusingEnglish;activeor passive.JobapplicantswhomasterEnglisharemore favorablethanoneswhodonot.Theabovefactsprove that everybody needs to learn English if he likes to greet the global era. 1. What is the title of the text above? 2. Why is Learning English is important? 3. What is the main idea of the second paragraph? 4. What is the conclusion of the text above? 5. What is the purpose of the text above? Jakarta as a Bad Working Place for Expatriates Jakarta is the second-worst place for expatriates toworkinoutsideoftheUnitedStatesofAmerica, CanadaandWesternEurope.Itisaccordingtoarecent reportpublishedbyBusinessweek.TheBusinessweek reportrankedemergingmarketsthatmightbe challengingtomoveintoduetotheirlevelofpollution, disease,politicalviolenceandavailabilityofgoodand services.ThereportrankedJakartasecond,justbelow lagos in Nageria and above Riyadh Saudi Arabia, saying thethreatofviolencefromextremist,inparticular,was seriousdrawbacktolivinginJakarta.Bombings targetingforeigninterestsinJakarta,suchastheJW Marriothotelbombingin2003,havebeenrepeated elsewhere in the city. Thereportsaiddespiteproblemcommontomany developingcitiessuchastheriskofdisease,poor sanitation,andexcessivepollution,Indonesiacanbean enticing location. Inresponse,theJakartaadministrationtookthe reportpositively,sayingitcouldspurtheadministration to improve its performance. 1.What is the text above? 2.What is the purpose of the text above? 3.How was Jakarta condition according to business week? 4.What tenses mostly use in the text above? 5.What is conclusion of the text above? Opportunity in the global crisis US.financialcrisisand itscontagiontoEurope andtherestoftheworldcouldalsocreatenew opportunityforIndonesiaintermofforeigndirect investment and the development of basic infrastructure. AstheUS.financialcrisishasnowspreadto Europe,theoil-richcountriessuchasSaudiArabia, KuwaitandArabEmiratewhichhaveaccumulated hundreds of billion of Dollars in their foreign reserve, are now reviewing their holding or investment vehicle. They arelookingformorediversifiedinvestmentoutsidethe US and Europe. Becauseofunfavorablepoliticaldevelopments inThailandandMalaysiaoverthepastfewmonths, IndonesiawhichhaslargelyMuslimpopulationcould become one of these oil-rich countries' favorite place for foreigndirectinvestment.Thatwillbetrueifthe conditions,legalandmarketinfrastructuresare conducive for Islamic financial instruments. Thegovernmenthadimprovedthelegal framework with the recent act of lawson sharia banking and bonds.The long term natureofIslamicbonds could makethemthemostsuitableinvestmentinstrumentfor Indonesia, as thesebondsgrant an investor a share in an assetalongwiththecashflowsandriskscommensurate with such ownership. Thefinancialcrisisthathasgrippedtheglobe and weakening economic growth in the rest of the world will serve to the government to accelerate the investment reformmeasures in order tograb the hidden opportunity in the global crisis. 1.What is the text above? 2.What is the purpose of the text above? 3.How was the government increasing the legal framework? 4.What is the conclusion of the text above? UN SMA INGGRIS1 12 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE The power of music in our life Doyouagreethatmusicisimportantinour life? Yes I do, music has certain role completing our day todayactivities.Herearesomereasonswhymusicis heardeverywhereandanywhere.Musicisawayto express feelings. When we fall in love, the kind of music wed listen to would be all about love. When weresad, we would goformusic that is melancholic in nature and immerse ourselves in the sadness.Whenwerehappy,wedchoosesongswith happytunestoo.Songcanhelptomemorizethelast experiences. A favorite song is a powerful documentary. PeoplewithAlzheimerwhichareimpairedthebrain wouldrememberdetailsaboutsongstheywerefamiliar with. For example, an elderly woman who couldnt even rememberherhusbandsnamewouldrememberthe detailsofherfavoritesong;whenitwasplayed,howit madeherfeelandthingsaboutthesongthatmadeit especiallymemorableforher.Further,musiccanunite peopleforacauseandchangestheworld.Asongwith goodlyricandstrikingdeepchordcanstimulatethe universalfeelingof all people. Wecan see it in the case ofthefamousandlegendaryMichaelJacson'sHealthe World.Itcanarousehumanismofalotpeopleinthis world.Sowhatwouldtheworldbelikewithoutmusic? It would be lonely. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. Why music important for our life? 4. Doyou agree that music is a way to express feelings? 5. What is the conclusion of the text above? UN SMA INGGRIS1 13 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Hortatory Online job Onlinejobsareselectedinpart-time employmentformany,andsomehavetakenmore seriously.Agrowingnumberofpeoplearewillingto takeajobonline.Workingonlinehasitsadvantagesif we manage effectively. Why not? Itoffersflexibilityandconveniencethatno otherjobcangive.Wecanworkfromhomewith minimalinvestmentandgetagoodincome.Theideaof addingweighttoourpocketandmakeslifeeasierand comfortable is the most reassuring. The reasonbehind this greatopportunity is that everydaytherearenewcompaniestojoin.Everyday andeveryminutemenareseekinginformationabout everything under the sky of the Internet. As we know, the Internet is the answer to every question, web sites need to update each section andalso addreportsondevelopmentsthathaverecentlyjoined. Therefore, it is an expansive space for articles. Thereisanumberofjobswecanworkonline. Someof them which strongly recommended are writing, marketing, stock trading, and online education. However weshouldbeverycarefulbecausescamming opportunities are always there. 1.What is the text above? 2.What is the purpose of the text above? 3.What is the schematic structure of the text above? 4.What tenses mostly use in the text above! 5.What is the main idea of paragraph 1! 6.According to the text what is Internet! 7.What is the advantage of online job! Watch your Kids While Watching TV Televisionbecomesoneofthemostimportant deviceswhichtakesplaceinalmosthouses.Itcanunite allmembersofthefamilyaswellasseparatethem. However,isitimportanttoknowwhatyourkidsare watching?Theansweris,ofcourse,absolutely"Yes" andthatshouldbedonebyallparents.Televisioncan expose things you have tried to protect the children from, especiallyviolence,pornography,consumerismandso on. Recently,astudydemonstratedthatspending toomuchtimeonwatchingTVduringthedayorat bedtimeoftencausebed-timedisruption,stress,and short sleep duration. Anotherresearchfoundthatthereisasignificant relationshipbetweentheamountoftimespentfor watchingtelevisionduringadolescenceandearly adulthood, and the possibility of being aggressive. Meanwhile,manystudieshaveidentifiedarelationship between kids who watch TV a lot and being inactive and overweight. Consideringsomefactsmentioningabove,protectyour children with the following tips: Limit television viewing to one-two hours each day Do not allow your children to have a TV set in their own bedrooms Review the rating of TV shows which your children watch Watchtelevisionwithyourchildrenanddiscusswhatis happening in the show

Questions 1.What is the text above! 2.What is the main idea of 1paragraph? 3. How are the advantages watching television for kids? 4. Mention some kinds of tip, how to protect our children with the following tips! 5. What is the word it the 1 paragraph refers to. More dust bins is cleaner Toimprovecomfortandcleanlinessatthe school,thereshouldbeanincreasingnumberofdust bins.Whenwelookatclassroom,schoolcorridors and schoolyard, there papers, mineral water cops, straws, andnapkineverywhere.Theconditionofunseemliness reallyhinderslearningandteachingenvironment.They canbefilledoutwithwatercomingfromtherain.This can be placed for mosquito to spread out. AnywayInotice thatmostof the students have responsibilitiesfortheirschoolenvironment.Theyput theirlitterontheproperplacebutsomeofthemarenot diligent enough to find the dust bins. The numbers of the dustbinsintheschoolarenotenough.Moredustbins should be put beside each step, outside of the classrooms andsomealongofthecorridors.Probablyonedustbin should be in every tenmeters. So when students want to throwawaytheirlitters,theycanfindthedustbins easily. Whenschoolisequippedwithsufficientdust bins,studentsdonothaveproblemofdiscomfortany more. So provide more dust bins and school will be very clean and become a very nice place to study. Questions 1.What is the text above! 2.What is the main idea of 1paragraph? 3. How are the advantages watching television for kids? 4. Mention some kinds of tip, how to protect our children with the following tips! 5. What is the word it the 1 paragraph refers to. UN SMA INGGRIS1 14 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Gesang Should Hold A National Hero Status "Thosewhodon'tlearnfromhistoryare condemned to repeat it" and "A great nation is one which fullyappreciatesitsheroes."saypopularEnglish aphorismandnationaladage.Then,proposingan importantpersonwhohastakenaroleinournation history is important. I think Gesang should be a national hero. WhohaveneverheardBengawanSolosong?I doubt it if there is.Thiskeroncong song hasbeen a part ofnationalvoices.Gesangisaseniorcomposerwhose songs gained fame all the way to Japan. He has received anumberofawardsinartandeveryonewilladmitthat his art talent was dedicated to this nation. Governmenthasdeclaredtheothergreat composer; WR. Suratman and Ismail Marzuki as national Heroes.Gesangmight notbecompared toothers, but in myopinion,Gesang is asgreat as them.All of them are maestros.Duetohiskeroncongmusicmaestro,Gesang has taken a role in building our national identity. Itisobviousthatgovernmentshouldname GesangNationalHero.Weshouldnotdelayandwait for, in case, our neighbor countries or other international communitiesgoaheadtorecognizehimandgrantan award for what he deserves. Questions 1.What is the text above? 2.What is the main idea of the text above? 3.Who is Gesang? 4. Who is the other great composer beside Gesang? 5. What is the word him refer to( last paragraph) UN SMA INGGRIS1 15 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE News item Bear killed old man at yellow Stone Park A grizzly bear killed a 57-year-old man hiking in Yellowstone National Park with his wife Wednesday. It's the first fatal bear mauling in the park since 1986. The bears involved in Wednesday's encounter have not been captured, and park officials said they did not immediately have enough information to determine what measures, if any, they might take in the aftermath of the attack. According to the AP, Yellowstone National Park is home to at least 600 grizzly bears, though some say the population is over 1,000. While the attack is the first fatal mauling in the park since 1986, it's the third in the region in little over a year. A National Park Service statement said the couple surprised the mother grizzly while with her cubs, and that the grizzly fatally mauled the man in "an attempt to defend a perceived threat to her cubs." 1. What is the text above? 2.What is the purpose of the text above? 3. Where did a grizzly bear killed? 4. What did the AP said according to the text above? 5. What is a National park service statement say ? Photosynthesis Whatisphotosynthesis?Photosynthesisisa food-making process that occurs in green plants. It is the chief function of leaves. The word photosynthesis means putting together with light. Green plants use energy from light to combine carbon dioxide and water to make sugar and other chemical compounds. How is the light used in photosynthesis? The light used in photosynthesis is absorbedby agreenpigmentcalledchlorophyll.Eachfood-making cellinaplantleafcontainschlorophyllinsmallbodies calledchloroplasts.Inchloroplast,lightenergycauses waterdrawnformthesoiltosplitintohydrogenand oxygen. Whatarethestepsofphotosynthesisprocess? Let me tell you the process of photosynthesis, in a series ofcomplicatedsteps,thehydrogencombineswith carbondioxidefromtheair,formingasimplesugar. Oxygenfromthewatermoleculesisgivenoffinthe process. From sugar together with nitrogen, sulphur, and phosphorusfromthesoil-greenplantscanmakestarch, fat,protein,vitamins,andothercomplexcompounds essentialforlife.Photosynthesisprovidesthechemical energy that is needed to produce these compounds. 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the chlorophyll? 3. How was the process of photosynthesis? 4. What is the purpose of the text above? 5.Write the Indonesian meaning: a. absorbed b. contains c. phosphorus d. compound e. starch UN SMA INGGRIS1 16 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Report Mangrove Amangroveisatropicalmarinetree. Mangroves have special aerial roots and salt-filtering tap rootswhichenablethemtothriveinbrackishwater. Brackishwaterissaltybutnotassaltyasseawater. Mangrovetreesarecommonlyplantedandfoundin coastal areas. Mangroves can serve as walls of protection fornaturaldisasterincoastalarealiketsunami. AccordingtoBBCNews,healthymangroveforestshad helped save lives in the Asia disaster tsunami and people tendedtorespectthesenaturalbarriersevenmore, especially after the tsunami. Thereareseveralspeciesofmangrovetree foundallovertheworld.Someprefermoresalinity, whileothersliketobevery-closetoalargefreshwater source such as river. Some prefer areas that are sheltered from waves. Some species have their roots covered with sea water every day during high tide. Other species grow on dry land but are still part of the ecosystem. The Times of India reported that rare species of mangrove had been foundandwasalsoknownasthelooking-glasstree, probably because the leaves are silver-coated. Mangrovesneedtokeeptheirtrunkandleave abovethesurfaceofthewater.Yettheyalsoneedtobe firmlyattachedtothegroundsotheyarenotmovedby waves. Anypartofrootthatappearsabovethewater flows oxygen to the plant under water surface. as the soil begintobuildup,theserootsprocedureadditionalroots that become embedded in the soil. 1. What is the text above! 2. What is the main idea in 1 paragraph! 3. Where did we get mangrove tree? 4. Wow was the condition to plant the mangrove tree? 5. Write the Indonesian word: a. coastal area b. sheltered c. probably d. appear e. embedded Elephant Anelephantisthelargestandstrongestofall animals. It is a strange looking animal which it has thick legs,hugesidesandbacks,largehangingears,asmall tail,littleeyes,longwhitetusksandaboveall,elephant hasalongnose,thetrunk.Anelephantiscommonly seen in a zoo, it has hard found in it natural habitat. The trunk is the elephant's peculiar feature. This trunkhasvarioususages.Theelephantdrawsupwater by its trunk and can squirt the water all over its body like ashowerbath.Theelephant'strunkalsoliftsleavesand putthemintoitsmouth.Infact,thetrunkservesthe elephantaslongarmandhand.Anelephantlooksvery clumsyandheavyandyetanelephantcanmovevery quickly. Theelephantisveryintelligentanimal.Its intelligencecombinedwithitsgreatstrengthmakesan elephantaveryusefulservanttoman.Elephantcanbe trainedtoserveinvariouswayssuchascarryheavy loads,huntfortigersandevenfight.Anelephantis really a smart animal. Questions 1. What is the text above? 2. What is elephant have? 3. Mention the great strength of elephant when helps the man 4. What tenses use in the text above 5. What is the purpose of the text above? Human body energy Human body is actually a living machine and is like all other machines. This living machine needs fuel to supplyitwithenergy.Thefuelisprovidedbythefood which we eat. However do we know how much we need to stay healthy? The energy value of food is usually measured in calories.Acalorieistheamountofheatwhichis requiredtoraisethetemperatureof1kgofwaterby1 degree C. The number of calories which people need per dayvaries.Itdependsontheactivitywhichthepeople areinvolvedin.Forexample;peoplewillneedmore caloriesforstandingthanforsitting,peopleneedmore for running than for walking, etc. Theenergywhichisprovidedbyfoodisinthe formofthreekindsofchemicalsubstances.Theyare carbohydrate, protein and fat. Carbohydrate provides 8.8 caloriespergram (cal/gm)ofenergy,protein 4.0 cal/gm andfat8.0cal/gm.Eachfoodcontainsdifferent proportionofthesesubstances.Thesethreechemical substances are all important for body staying healthy. Questions 1.What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. What is a calorie? 4. How much calories which people need in a day? 5. Mention the kinds of energy that provided by food? Types of Volcanic Eruptions Volcaniceruptionshavecausedsomeofthe worstdisastersintheworld.Theycanwipeoutentire cities and kill thousands of people. The nameofvolcanocomesfrom Roman term. ItderivesfromVULCANwhichisthenameofRoman firegod.RomansbelievedthatVulcanlivedona volcanicItaliancoast.Romanscalledtheisland VULCANO. UN SMA INGGRIS1 17 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Accordingtoscientists,volcaniceruptionsare dividedintofourbasicgroups.Theyarecommonly knownasHawaiian,Strombolian,Vulcanianand Peleean. The term of Hawaiian eruptions are named after thevolcanoesinHawaii.Thesevolcaniceruptionsare theleastviolenttype.Theyproducehighlyfluidlava whichflowsquietly.Thisgraduallybuildsupashield volcano. Strombolianeruptionsarenamedafter Stromboli.Theseresultfromtheconstantreleaseofgas fromthemagma.Asthegasescapes,itproducestephra thatpilesup,turningintoacindercone.Strombolian eruptionshappenwhenstickymagmaplugsthecentral vent.Thismakesthemagmaticgasbuilduppressure untilitblasts.Themagmaisturnedintovolcanicdust and bombs. Vulcanianeruptionwhichcomesfromthe ancientRomanbelief,aremoreviolentthanthe strombolianeruption.Vulcanianeruptionhappensand bringsmagmawhichismoreviscous.Vulcanian explosionsareusuallylargerandnoisierthanthe Strombolian eruptions. Paleeaneruptionsarefamousasthemost violentkindofvolcaniceruptions.Thenameofpaleean comesfromtheeruptionofMountPelee,Martiniquein 1902.Itkilledalmost38thousandspeople.APeleean eruptionoccurswhenthemagmaticgasbuildup tremendous pressure. This causes violent explosions with glowing clouds of hot ash and dust. Questions 1.What is the caused of volcanic eruptions! 2.Mention the volcanic eruption according to scientist!3 . When did the strombolian eruption happen? 4.Where did the Vulcanian eruption come from? 5.When did the Paleean eruption occur? Komodo Dragon Doyouknowwhatthelargestlizardis?This lizardiscalledkomodo.Itlivesinthescruband woodland of a few Indonesian islands. Komododragonistheworld'sheaviestlizard, weighing 150 pounds or more. The largest Komodo ever measuredwasmorethan10feet(3meters)longand weighed366pounds(166kg)buttheaveragesizeof komodo in the wild is about 8 feet (2.5 meters) long and 200 pounds (91 kg) Komodohasgrayscalyskin,apointedsnout, powerfullimbsandamusculartail.Theyusetheirkeen senseofsmelltolocatedecayinganimalremainsfrom severalmilesaway.Theyalsohuntotherlizardsaswell as large mammals and are sometimes cannibalistic. TheKomododragon'steetharealmost completely covered by its gums. When it feeds, the gums bleed, creating an ideal culture forvirulent bacteria.The bacteriathatliveintheKomododragon'ssalivacauses septicemia,orbloodpoisoning,initsvictims.Adragon willbiteitsprey,thenfollowituntiltheanimalistoo weak to carry on. This lizard species is threatened by hunting, loss of prey species and habitat loss. 1. What is text above? 2. What is the first paragraph about? 3. Does the komodo is cannibal animal? 4. Identify the komodo has? 5. Write the Indonesian word: a. victims b. threatened c. sense d. decaying e. remain Heart The heart is the most important part of the body. Itisthecenteroflife.However,theheartisonlyasbig as a closed hand. The heart is a muscle and it beats about seventy times per minute thought-out a persons life. Theheartpumpsbloodfromyourhearttoall partsofyourbody.Theheartismadeupoffour chambersorsmallrooms.Thetopchamberarecalled therightandleftauriclesandthebottomchambersare the right and left ventricles. Whenbloodenterstheheart.Itisindark reddishcolorbecauseitcontainscarbondioxide.The blood enters the right auricle and then the right ventricle. When the heart contracts, it forces the blood to the lungs where the blood receives oxygen.It then goes to the left auricle.The heartcontracts again, and thebloodgoes to theleftventricleandisthenforcedoutintothebody. Thebloodgatherscarbondioxideandreturnstothe heart, and the process begins again Questions 1. What is the text above? 2. What is the purpose of the text above? 3. What is the schematic structure of the text above? 4. What is the main idea of the 1 paragraph! 5. Why was the blood drank reddish color when enter the heart? UN SMA INGGRIS1 18 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE LATIHAN 1 TaskThe Hen with the Silver Eggs One day, in an Arabian city, a woman went to the marketandboughtabeautifulLAfewdayslaterto hersurprisethehensheboughtlaidasilveregg.Ifthe hencouldonlybepersuadedtolaymorethanoneegg eachday,thewomanwassureshewouldneverhaveto work again.So the woman decided tomake the hen eatmore, sothatitcouldlaymoreeggs.Buttheonlyresultwas thatthehendiedofindigestionanddidnotlaymore eggs at all. 1. Paragraph 3 mostly discusses about ...a.the hen's eggsb. what the woman did to her henc. what the hen did for the womand. what the hen eats to lay more eggse. why the woman wanted to get more eggs 2.The hen died because it ...a. ate nothingb. ate too muchc. laid more eggsd. was badly injurede. was forced to lay. Eggs 3.From the text we may conclude that the woman was ...a. activeb. miserlyc. greedyd. furiouse. dangerous 4. "If the hen could only be persuaded.... " (Paragraph 2}The underlined word means ....a. commandedb. influencedc. dangerousd. broughte. told Task The polar bear is a very big white bear. We call it thepolarbearbecauseitlivesinsidetheArcticCircle neartheNorthPole.Therearenopolarbearsatthe South Pole. The polar bears live at the North Pole. There is only snow, ice, and water. There is not any land. These bearsarethreemeterslong,andweigh450kilos.They canstandupontheirbacklegsbecausetheyhavevery widefeet.Theycanusetheirfrontlegslikearms.The polarbearscanswimverywell.Theycanswim120 kilometersoutintothewater.Theycatchfishandsea animalsforfood.Theygointotheseawhentheyare afraid.Peopleliketokillthepolarbearsfortheir beautifulwhitecoats.ThegovernmentsofCanada,the UnitedStates,andRussiasaythatnoonecankillpolar bearsnow.Theydonotwantallofthesebeautiful animals to die. 5. What does the passage mainly discuss?a. The size of polar bears.b. Where polar bears livec. The habitat of polar bears.d. Why people hunt polar bears. e. A brief description of polar bears. 6. What is the main idea of the last paragraph?a. Polar bears are very big animalsb. The polar bears are tame animalsc. Polar bears live at the North Poled. There are no polar bears at the South Polee. Polar bears are hunted because of their beautiful white coats 7. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about a polar bear?a. A polar bear weighs 450 kilos.b. A polar bear is three meters long.c. A polar bear catches fish for food.d. A polar bear goes into the sea when it is angry.e. A polar bear can swim 120 kilometers out into the water. 8. A polar be; goes into the sea when it is afraid. Theunderlined word is closest ii meaning to ...a. shyb. angryc. scared .d. furiouse.shocked Task University of Cambridge Doyouplantostudyabroad?Don'thesitate. WelcometoCambridgeUniversity.Cambridge University,aninstitutionofhighereducation,isthe secondoldestuniversityinGreatBritainafterthe UniversityofOxford.Itislocatedinthecityof Cambridge.TheUniversityofCambridgeisasystemof faculties, departments, and 31 independent colleges. You know, although the colleges and the university per se are separatecorporations,allarepartsofanintegrated educationalentity.Theuniversityexaminescandidates for degrees during their residencies and at the conclusion of their studies. The colleges provide their students with UN SMA INGGRIS1 19 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE lodgingsandmeals,assigntutors,andoffersocial, cultural,andathleticactivities.Everystudentatthe University of Cambridge is a member of a college.Let'sseeitsacademicyear.Theacademicyear is divided into three terms of approximatelyeight weeks each:Michaelmas(autumn),Lent(latewinter),and Easter(spring).Studentsrequiredtostudyunder supervisor are usuallymembersof the college'sfaculties whomaintaincloserelationshipswithsmallgroupsof studentsintheirchargeandassisttheminpreparingfor university exams. 9. The author's purpose of writing the text is ...a. to review a particular education systemb. to commemorate a particular collegec. to define a particular academic yeard. to explain a particular way to studye. to describe a particular institution 10.Which of the following statements is TRUE? a. The academic year is held in four seasons in a year.b. Students in colleges are not members of the universityc. Students must not be in their residence during the terms.d. The students of Cambridge University have holidays in summer.e. University of Oxford is younger than University of Cambridge 11. The second paragraph tells the readers about ...a. an integrated educational entity.b. social activities in the university.c.the system in Cambridge University.d. the examination for candidates' degrees.e. the criteria for the membership of the university. 12."The colleges provide their students with lodgings and meals, assign tutors andoffer ..." (Paragraph 2). The underlined word means ...a. dormitories used for studying in groupsb. places offered for doing some businessc. spaces needed for discussiond. houses needed for taking a reste. rooms rented to stay in Task Weareannouncingtodaythatwearebringingthe MilestoneandEverGreenbrandsevenclosertogether. Effective as of December 5, 2005, our official name will be:GREEN MILES WEST Thesubstitutionof"West"inourname-replacing "California"-istheresultofanagreementwereached withCaliforniaGardeningAssociation,followinga protest over the original use of "California" in our name. Wehopethisdoesnotcreateanyconfusionamongour loyalconsumers.Whilethisrepresentsachangefrom ourinitialnameintroduction,itdoesnotchangethe quality of products we offer to our consumers. 13. Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text?a. The corporate offices were protestedb. The loyal consumers created an official name for the company.c. There was a conflict between Green Miles West and Milestoned. The quality of products will be different from the former products.e. The name "Green Miles West" will be effective as of December 5, 2005. 14. it does not change the quality of the products we offer ..."The underlined word means ...a. takeb. lose erasec. alterd. erasee. throw Task Themarketiscalledafloatingmarketbecause thetradetakesplaceonboats-inIndonesiatheyare calledklotokandjukung.Thismarkethasexistedfor over400years.Inthepast,peoplefrominlandareas brought their agricultural produce or handicrafts to sell.Theybarteredwithpeoplefromthecoastal areas.Nowadayspeoplecanbuythingssuchasfruit, vegetables,traditionalcakesandevenclothesfromthis 'pasar terapung'. Another unique feature of these markets isthetimeoftrading;itbeginsaround5a.m.and finishes at 9 a.m. 15. The paragraph mainly talks about ... a. handicrafts b. cakes and cuisine c. floating markets d. agriculture produce e. unique features of the markets 16. "They bartered with people from the coastal areas. The underlined word means ... a. sold something for money b. exchanged goods for other goods c. sold their belongings to buy something d. bought something by using money e.tried to buy something without money UN SMA INGGRIS1 20 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Task Reading Cobain's Pain NextmonthlateNirvanafrontmanKurt Cobain'slifewillonceagainbecomepublicproperty, courtesytRiverheadBooks.AndtruetoCobainform, "Journals"whichNewsweeksLorraineAlidescribedin lastweekU.Seditionas"acollectionofhandwritten diary entries: letters, band memos, drawings, screeds and criesfromtheheart"-won'tbereleasedwithout controversy. RiverheadhasreportedlypaidCobain'swidow CourtneyLove,andhis10-year-olddaughter,France; roughly$4millionfor"Journals".AsAliwrites,some fan"worrythatit'saninvasionofCobain'sprivacy,his suicideinApril1994beingtragic,irrefutableevidence of his desire to be left alone." Many would tend to agree. Buthaving,readthebook,Aliseemstoknowledgeits value"Journalscanberawandunsettling,"shewrites. But "the book also illuminates Cobain's sweet, whimsical side." She continues. "These contradictions may enhance the way; we listen to Nirvana." 17. The passage is mainly about ... a. the contradiction between Cobain and Lorrainne Ali b. the publication of Kurt's Cobain's life c. Lorraine All's life in Riverhead Books d. the 10-year-old daughter's problems e. Cobain's widow's suicide 18. The main idea of the second paragraph is ... a. Nirvana fans will be sweet b. the journals make the fans tragic c. Kurt Cobain's life will become public property d. Ali's books will be written by the widow, of Cobain e. $4 million has been paid to Cobain's widow and Daughter 19. All of these statements are true, EXCEPT ... a. Kurt Cobain's life becomes public property b. Lorrainne Ali wrote an article in NEWSWEEK c. Riverhead paid Cobain's widow and his daughter $4 million for "Journals" d. Cobain died because of a sickness he suffered for a longtime e. "Journals" illuminates Cobain's sweet whimsical Side 20. "Buthavingreadthebook.AHseemsto acknowledge its value." (Paragraph 2). The closest meaning of the underlined word is ... a. understand b. accustom c. report d. admit e. refuse Task TheincreasingemploymentofIndonesian womenworkerscomesmostlyfrommiddle-and-upper-income families. This is becausemanyof them havegot highereducation.Todaymorethanhalfofallwomen collegegraduatesareemployed,comparedtofourout oftenhighschoolgraduates,threeoutoftenelementary schoolgraduates,andonlytwooutoftenamongthose with less than gradefive in school. Mostof the working girlsinthe1980swereunskilled,buttoday'sworking womenhaveconsiderablymoreeducationthanthose who do not work. Among the working women only three fourthsarehighschoolgraduatesandlessthan10 percent have not been to high school at all. Mostwell-educatedmiddleclassworking womenholdwhitecollarorprofessionaljobs.Although manyotherkindsofworkareofferedtocollege graduated women, clerical work and teaching are mostly preferred.Aboutthreefifthsofthegirlswhoare graduated from high schools take clerical jobs. 21. What is the passage about? a. Tile shirt from household work to professional and clerical work for women b. A comparison between well-educated and less educated working women c. The number of employed middle-class working women d. Job choice for working women e. Working women in the 1980s 22. The main idea of paragraph two is ... a. More than half of college graduated women are professionals b. Many kinds of work are offered to educated women c. Less educated working women like working as clerks d. The profession as a teacher and a clerk is suitable for women e. The profession as a teacher is better than the profession as a clerk UN SMA INGGRIS1 21 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE 23. Which is TRUE about women employees according to the text? a. Most high-school graduates take clerical jobs. b. There arc more college graduates than high-school graduates. c. Elementary-school graduates are comparable to college graduates. d. The women workers are mostly elementary-school graduates. e. Less than twenty percent of women workers didn't finish elementary school. 24.What is meant by white collar jobs? The underlined phrase means .... a. teachers b. clerical work c. professional jobs d. middle-class work e. upper-class work. 25. According to the passage, teaching is considered as . a. a white collar or professional job b. an educated employment c. middle-class work d. proportional work e. clerical work Task Gunung Tujuh Lake is one of the many lakes in KabupatenKerinciinJambiprovince.Itisanamazing tourist place to visit. The location of Gunung Tujuh Lake isinKecamatanKayuAro.Itisabout50kmfrom SungaiPenuhtoPelompekvillagebypublictransport. Then people climband walk foranother 4kmorfor 2.5 hours.The lake is surroundedby steepforest slopesand sevenmountains.ThehighestpeakofGunungTujuh Lake is 1,950 m above sea level. The length of the lake is 4,5kmandthewidthis3km.Itisavolcaniclakeand thehighestinSoutheastAsia.Thetemperaturearound the lake is very cold. Besides waterfalls you can also find animalssuchassiamang.elephantsandbirds.Gunung Tujuh Lake is really beautiful with a spectacular scenery 26. What does the text mainly talk about? a. Amazing tourist resorts in Jambi, b. Gunung Tujuh Lake in Jambi. c. Volcanic lakes in Jambi, d. Steep forest slopes in Jambi. e. Waterfalls in Jambi. 27. The main idea of the text is that... a. Gunung Tujuh Lake is a beautiful tourist resort b. the location of Gunung Tujuh Lake is difficult to reach c. Gunung Tujuh Lake is the only lake in Sumatra d. tourists from Southeast Asia visit this beautiful lake e. the animals are more attractive than the lake itself 28. Which statement is TRUE according to the text? a. The lake is 3 km long, b. Gunung Tujuh Lake is not a volcanic lake. c. Gunung Tujuh Lake is 4.5 km away from Sungai Penuh. d. There are steep forest slopes and seven mountains around the lake, e. Siamangs are the only animals that can be found in Gunung Tujuh Lake. 29."Gunung Tujuh Lake is really beautiful with spectacular scenery." The underlined word means... a. amusing b. remarkable c. lovely d. pretty e. touching Task ManyAmericansliketoinvitefriendstotheir homesforan informal dinner. Theymay servea simple, family-stylemeal.OftenAmericansshowtheir hospitalitybytreatingtheguestas"oneofthefamily." Americansoftentellguests"Makeyouathome."They wanttheirgueststorelaxandbecomfortable,justas they do in their own homes. If you are invited for dinner, it'scustomarytobringasmallgiftsuchasabottleof wine or fresh flowers. 30. The text discusses about... a. the expression, "Make yourself at home" b. hospitality among friends in the U.S. c. American family-style dinner d. inviting friends for a dinner e.informal dinner 31. Which of the following is not suitable to complete thesentence? In an informal dinner it is good for a guest to... a. behave as if he were at his own home b. bring a present for the hostess c. relax and be comfortable d. arrange some flowers e. bring some wine 32. Which of the following does not show the Americans friend lines? a. Inviting friends to their homes for dinner b. Treating their guest as member of their family c. Wanting their guest to relax d. Making their guest comfortable e. Asking their guest to bring present for them UN SMA INGGRIS1 22 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Task The following text is for questions 33 and 34 Announcement Owing to the bad weather, the basketball match between GradeX-1andGradeX-5,originallyscheduledfor tomorrow, May 6, is now put off until May 9. The match betweenGrade X-2andGrade X-4 will be heldon May 11. Final match will be held on May 15 and 16. 33. The announcement is about ....a. sports clubb. bad weather c. a match scheduled. a basketball match e. the delay of the match 34. When will the match between Grade X-2 and Grade X-4 be held? a. May 6. b. May 9 c. May 11 d. May 15 e. May 16 TextThe following text is for questions 35 and 36 Dear Carol, Iamsickandtiredofyourmagazine.Italways Blondesthis'andBlondesthat.'Youarealways showing pictures of cute and gorgeous people. Why don't you for once take people for what they are? Ifeveryonealwaystakesnoticeofthegood looking people, we may as well get rid of everyone else. What about the disabled or handicapped? Why don't you put in somebody just like plain old boring people like me? Why don't you havea magazine about families that are nice on the inside and are not beautiful on the outside? Ireckonthatonlygoodpeoplearegoodhearted. I'mdeeplydisappointedaboutthisandIwantyoutodo something about it. From Deeply Hurt 35. To whom is the letter addressed? a. The magazine editor. b. Magazines readers c. Deeply Hurt. d. A magazine publisher. e. Radio listeners. 36. How did the writer feel when he wrote the letter? a. He felt excited. b. He felt proud. c. He felt unwell. d. He felt satisfied. e. He felt frustrated. Text 3 The following text is for questions 37 and 39 Easy ways to shop Shop over 350 stores Call 1.800 GO TRENDY Shop by mail Call 1.800.254.8183 Shop online Trendymale.com 3181 River Road Rockville, NM 9009-749-5208 one sale or clearance item, get one 50 % off *2nd item must be of equal or lesser value. Applies to sale and clearence merchandise only. May not be combined with any other coupon offered, promotion, or previous purchases. Excluded fragrance, gift certificate, catalogue, or online purchases. Not valid on designer merchandise. Not valid on Trend Male Outlets. Sale Monday, June 17th through Sunday, July 7th Save Up to 60 % Or more off Original prices 37. What is the advertisement about? a. Clearance item. b. Trendy Male outlets c. Shop online or by mail d. Easy ways to shop and 50 % off. e. 350 stores and more off an original prices. 38. If you buy a shirt on sale for $46.00, how much will you pay for another, similar shirt? a. Seven dollars. b. Seventeen dollars. c. Twenty three dollars. d. Forty six dollars. e. Fifty dollars. 39. What is the requirement for 50 % off? a. Including fragrance, gift certificate, catalogue b. May not be combined with any other coupon c. Second item will be the same value. d. Valid on Trendy Male outlets only. e. Valid on designer merchandise UN SMA INGGRIS1 23 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Text 4 The following text is for questions 40 and 42 The Four Brothers and the Lost Camel Four brothers, who were all good at tracking, met an Arab who asked them if they had seen his missing camel. The four brothers asked the Arab whether the camel had lost its tail and wanted to know if it was bearing a sack of grain on one side and a jar of honey on the other. To his surprise all the questions were true about his camel. And this made the Arab convinced that they were the thieves. So he brought them before a judge. But the explanation was simple.The first brother began, The camel had only gazed on the grass on one side of the path, so it must be blind in the other eye. One of its hoof prints was less marked than the others, and that means it must be lame in one foot. As for me, said the second brother, I noticed that all its dropping were in one heap, instead of being spread around as usually happen, so I thought that the camel must be missing its tail. On one side, explained the third brother, some wheat grains had fallen on the path and the ants were carrying them away. On the other side of the path, the flies were sucking at the drops of honey. There upon the judge freed the four brothers, and took them into his own services. 40. One of the brothers thought that the camel was lame because of .... a. the grass on one side of the path b. the hoof prints of the camel c. the ants and flies d. the camel's eye e. the camel's tail 41. The second brother observed that the camel .... a. was lame b. had no tail c. had no eyes d. brought wheat grains e. sucked drop of honey 42. Which of the following saying related to the text? a. Saying is believing. b. Think before saying something. c. Don't accuse someone without evidence. d. Don't judge someone because of his appearance. e. Don't give evidence for what you're not sure of Text 5 The following text is for questions 43 and 45 Illegal Medicine Destroyed JP. Hundreds of packages of medicine and traditional herbs of various brands were confiscated and destroyed by Yogyakarta's Food and Drugs Control officers during its joint operation with the City's Health officer starting on Monday. The joint operation was conducted by seven personnels at several shops and drug stores in several parts of the city. In the fight against unregistered medicine we'll continue the raids, said the head of Yogyakarta City's Health Officer, Chaerul Anwar on Tuesday. Shop owners found setting the registered medicines would first be warned as they probably did not know they were selling illegal products. 43. The news tells us about .... a. the joint operation conducted by the head of Yogyakarta City's Health officers b. illegal medicine which were confiscated and destroyed by the officers c. unregistered medicines which do not harm people d. illegal medicines which were not prohibited e. Yogyakarta's Food and Drugs Control officers 44. Who has given the information about the joint operation? a. The City's Health officers. b. Drug users and sellers. c. Shop owners and manufactures. d. Yogyakarta's Food and Drugs Control officers. e. The Head of Yogyakarta City's Health Officer 45. Why were the medicines destroyed? Because they were .... a. illegal b. harmless c. abundant d. registered e. licensed UN SMA INGGRIS1 24 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE Latihan 2 TextThe following text is for questions 1 to 3 A Trip to Snow Mountains When my family was living in Sidney, we used to go to a place called Snow Mountain because Sydney never has snow in winter. Well, the weather can get very very, very cold, and the temperature could go as minus 5 degrees Celsius, but it never snows. That was the reason why we liked going to Snow Mountains. Our first trip to Snow Mountains was very exciting. We went with a group of foreign students from different parts of the world. We went by bus to Canberra and then we went up to the mountain. And believe me, you need to be an expert driver because the road was rough and wet. We had to go very slowly and cautiously. Luckily, our driver was a real professional. He did a great job taking us to the mountains, but I saw many good cars sliding off the roads. The police were made busy by those accidents, but the police seemed to have anticipated the situations. They had all kinds of equipment to help the poor cars. When we reached the resort area, a nice warm meal was waiting in a nice and warm dining room. It was a relief. Then we had to hire the Snow-Mountain gear like caps, scarves, thick jackets, and snow boots. We simply had to do that or we would have been freezing to death. I felt really big and fat in that outfit and I had to do learn how to walk in snow. The most exciting part was the toboggan ride. Toboggan is basically a fiberglass board designed to slide down the snowy slopes. So I climbed up the hill and then I sat down on the toboggan. I held on to ropes to steer and slid down the hill. It turned out that my steering ropes weren't tied on correctly, so I could not control my toboggan property. I slid down really fast without being able to control where I was going. So I ended up plugging into a freezing cold creek! 1. Why was an expert driver needed to drive to Snow Mountain? Because .... a. the roads were snowy b. the roads were slippery c. it was a comfortable trip d. there were a lot of accidents there e. it was the trip to the snowy mountains 2. We had to go very slowly and cautiously, (Paragraph 2). The synonym of the underlined word is .... a. dangerously b. clumsily c. carefully d. anxiously e. patiently 3. Why did the writer love to go to the snow mountains? a. He was living in Sydney. b. Sydney never has snow in winter. c. The weather is very cold. d. The temperature could go as minus 5 degrees. e. The way to the mountains was very challenging. TextThe following text is for questions 4 numberto 7. The Jaguar Although a jaguar does not live in Asia, it is famous there because there is a car named after the animal. It can be stated in some points. The jaguar belongs to the cat family. It is one of the four big (roaring) cats along with the lion, the tiger and the leopard. Because it has spots, a jaguar is often mistaken for a leopard. However, a jaguar has larger rossete markings, a stronger body and a short tail. The jaguar is brownish-yellow in colour and has spots on the head. Jaguars live in a variety of locations. The rain forest and wet grasslands of Central and South America from the habitat of the jaguar. The jaguar is an excellent hunter. While the other three roaring cats kill their prey by biting it at the neck, the jaguar kills its prey by biting it through its skull. It usually kills small animals for food but can attack and kill cattle or deer. 4. What is mainly discussed in the text? a. The differences between jaguar and other animals. b. The way how the jaguar kills its prey in the junggle. c. Explanation of the shape, the ability and the excellence of the jaguar d. Information on the characteristics, habitat, and life of the jaguar. e. The comparison between the jaguar and other roaring animals. 5. The jaguar kills its prey by biting it through its .... a. head b. neck c. nail d. leg e.tail UN SMA INGGRIS1 25 Bimbel SD SMP dan SMA -- AQILA COURSE 6. The purpose of the text is to .... a. tell the life of a jaguar b. describe a jaguar in brief c. explain how a jaguar attacks its prey d. entertain readers about the story of a jaguar e. inform readers about the life of roaring animals 7. Which of the following is the characteristic of the jaguar? a. It has spots on its body. b. It belongs to tame animals. c. It is found in Asia. d. It has smaller rosssete markings. e. It kills its prey by biting through its neck. TextThe following text is for questions number 8 to 11 The Incas used to be a large empire of 990 000km2 in Peru of South America. Their city was high up in the Andes Mountains. They were well known for their great wealth, especially gold. This great empire was unfortunately destroyed in an attack by the Spaniards who were searching for their famed gold. Although thus empire existed way back in 1493, it was not backward but complex and well-organized. The empire was ruled by the Sapa Inca, Lord of the World, Son of the Sun. He owned everything in the empire the land, soil, gold and even the people. The people, therefore, had no freedom. Boys and girls were to live a life of obedience and tradition. They began working in their ayllu or family groups. The rule was Ama sun, ama ilulla, ama shekilla, which means, Do not steal, do not lie, do not be lazy. Despite this difficult way of life, the Incas were skillful. They constructed drainage system and underground water reservoirs. Their buildings were made from huge stones. These were cut to fit perfectly together so that no mortar was needed. Their rope bridges were so strong that even a horse could gallop across them! The Incas had no written language. Information was recorded on knotted strings called quipus. These were also used as calculators. Strong and healthy young boys were chosen as chasquis or couriers to carry messages from one place to another. 8. The text mainly