5 practice tests for the VNU-EPT
Within the scope of Vietnam’s National Foreign Language 2020 Initiative regulated by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) has been improving the teaching, learning and assessment of its English programs in the last few year. Regarding assessment, VNU-HCM has developed its English Proficiency Test (VNU-EPT), which aims to assess students’ languge skills in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The VNU-EPT test consists of four sections – Lestening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking – and lasts approximately three hours. To help test takers prepare for the VNU-EPT test, in December 2013, VNU-HCM issued a test preparetion book entitled A Complete Skill Builder for the VNU-EPT Test. As its name suggests, the book aims to assist test takers in reviewing their grammar knowledge as a doundation on which they can systematically build up the four macro laguage skills. With the Skill build-up, Follow-up exercises, and Progress test for each section as well as the summative Actual test, the book has helped test takers build solid language skills and confidence before the take the VNU-EPT test. At the request of test takers and member univerities of VNU-HCM for further practice materials, the English Testing Center of VNU-HCM (VNU-ETC) has developed the second book entitled Five Practice Tests for the VNU-EPT. This book aims to provide test takers a thorough preparation with five full-length practice tests containing questions that are similar on form and content to the questions on the actual VNU-EPT test.