The Malaysian College English test (muet) is similar to the IELTS or TOEFL test. It is mainly used to test students’ English ability.
however, only when applying to a university in Malaysia, are required to submit muet scores.
muet is also a prerequisite for studying in a few universities in Singapore For details of muet examination, please refer to the article edited by the following website:
Muet examination schedule
There are three opportunities in the year to participate in muet: March, July and November.
Who needs to take muet
Malaysia Diploma of Higher Education (stpm) applicants, junior college students, diploma students and preparatory students who are interested in studying the first degree program at the University of Malaysia
How to take muet
You have to sign up for the test on the website of the board of examiners of Malaysia (they supervise the test).
if you are not satisfied with the results you receive, you can apply for a score check, although it will cost rm70.
In general, the writing, reading and listening parts of the test are completed on the same day, while the oral part of the test will be conducted on the day close to the date of the other three subjects
Muet examination composition
Muet is divided into four parts: writing, reading, speaking and listening.
candidates are required to take and complete all test items
Duration: 90 minutes
Quantity: 2 questions
Topic type: interpreting information from a short piece of text, as well as a writing task for a given topic.
writing text may be to complete a report or a letter.
Tip: finish task 2 first, because the score is higher.
don’t make “blind” statements; support everything you write with facts
Duration: 90 minutes
Question size: 50
Question type: multiple choice questions of 6 texts (reading articles such as newspaper articles, academic articles, journal articles, etc.)
Tip: make sure you read the question request and the content of the text – after all, this is the reading section.
underline words or phrases that you don’t understand or recognize.
when you’re preparing your muet, it’s best to get in touch with well written published texts The test articles are generally selected from the articles issued by the BBC or the New York Times. The English language of the articles meets the standards.
usually accumulates more, which can not only expand your vocabulary and ability, but also help you understand different types of texts
Duration: 30 minutes
Question type: choose the right topic according to the recording of speech, speech, discussion, dialogue or announcement.
is designed to test students’ ability to rewrite and identify key points.
Tip: practice distinguishing the important parts of the audio and jot it down as you listen.
although there should be a standard English speaker in the audio, it is also necessary to understand some local accents This way you will at least be familiar with the differences between these accents – it will give you more confidence to understand the meaning expressed in these accents.
watch English TV programs and movies without native subtitles a few weeks before the test
Duration: 30 minutes
Question type: personal presentation (2 minutes preparation, 2 minutes presentation), group discussion with other 3 students (2 minutes preparation, 10 minutes discussion)
Tips: when preparing for the test, communicate with your family or friends in English to improve your English communication level.
in the oral discussion part, ask questions to keep the discussion going.
make sure that the examiner can hear your contribution to the conversation, so speak clearly and loud; don’t let other people in your group steal your “Spotlight”.
How does muet score?
Muet has a total score of 300, which is divided into six different grades, as follows:
can express in fluent, accurate and appropriate language without any inaccuracy.
has a good understanding of English language and reading context.
performs very well in English language
English language expression ability is strong, fluent, accurate, appropriate, but with slight errors.
has good performance in both context understanding and language expression
has a good command of language use and context understanding.
has a good command of language use and context understanding
is appropriate in language use, but there are obvious mistakes.
can moderately understand language and context
lacks the ability of English expression, fluency and appropriateness; often uses inaccurate language, which easily leads to communication barriers.
candidates have limited understanding of language and context, and their own language ability is limited
can not express their thoughts in this language, and the language used is not accurate, resulting in frequent interruption of communication.
has a poor understanding of language and context.
has almost no ability to use this language
Which score section do you need to pass?
According to the different universities and courses you are applying for in Malaysia, you need to have a specific English level goal.
different disciplines will have different score requirements. Law and medicine majors often require higher English level.
try to set the goal as high as possible, preferably in the first two levels If you don’t get enough band and are accepted by the University, you will be asked to take additional English courses
Introduction to muet