LEMBAGA PENGEMBANGAN BAHASA
Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
LEMBAGA PENGEMBANGAN BAHASA
Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang

TAEP (Test of Academic English Proficiency)

 


 


A.      What is Test of Academic English Proficiency (TAEP)?

Test of Academic English Proficiency (TAEP) is an instrument designed by Language Centre of University of Muhammadiyah Malangto test the English proficiency of non-native speakers of English. TAEP is ideal for Indonesian students, lecturers,job seekers, and anyone who wishes to apply for jobs and scholarships.

 

 

B.    Why TAEP?

TAEP has already been internationally acknowledged and legally received its copy rights since December 2016. The test is designed in 2014 by the Language Centre of University of Muhammadiyah Malang and is launched to public use in 2016. TAEP is not only used by UMM students and lecturers, but the test is also used by many schools, government and non-governmental institutions, and working partners (Assessment Division of PPM Manajemen, Jakarta). TAEP certificate has been used for various purposes such job application, scholarship requirements, and other academic or personal purposes. Our current partnership in international academic context is Erasmus Mundus program, where TAEP is one of the required documents for the application.

 

C.     Which version of TAEP is right for you?

If you are...

 

  •   Freshmen and sophomore of UMM (USER A)

First year students are obliged to take the TAEP during their first term of their study to know their proficiency in English. The test result will be used for student clustering in some departments. The second year who already passed the ESP program will be given the TAEP by the end of the third or fourth semester to see their progress of learning. 

  •   Students expecting to graduate (USER B)

Graduates of UMM must take the TAEP before the commencement day. Certificate will be issued for the graduates 7 calendar days after the test date in Language Centre office.

*Note that there is no fee required for the TAEP if you belong to USER A and USER B and the test will be done collectively.

  •   Lecturers, students, and job seekers/ public (USER C)

TAEP is also available for individual, USER, or institution who wishes to take the test independently.

 

D.    TAEP Test Fee

Category

Fee

USER  A

Free

USER  B

Free

USER  C

IDR 200,000

 

 

Book

 

E.     How to register?

 

  • Online registration

Sorry, the online registration is not yet available.

 

  • In-person registration

Registration can be done at Language Center UMM office at GKB (Gedung Kuliah Bersama) I, 1st floor, Kampus 3, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, between 08.00-16.00 hours, Monday to Friday.

 

*Registration on the test day must be done before 09.00 WIB

 

F.     How to pay?

 

  • Cash

Language Center UMM office

GKB I, 1st floor, Kampus 3 University of Muhammadiyah Malang

Jl. Raya Tlogomas 246 Malang

 

  •  Bank Transfer

Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang

BNI 46 UMM – Malang

Account. No. 6006005001

 

G.    Documents required

 

  •   ID card of the test taker
  •   1 (one) copy of test taker’s ID card

 

H.    Special requirements

 

Any special arrangements required by the test takers must be informed to the Language Centre UMM before making the registration.

Prepare

 

I.       BEFORE THE TEST DAY…

 

  •   Do not forget to bring your ID and the payment of registration receipt
  •   Prepare the stationary you may need (pencils and erasers)
  •   Practice (as practice makes perfect!)

 

J.       ON THE TEST DAY…

 

  •   Be in time (15 minutes before the test begins)
  •   Be relax and calm
  •   Follow the instructions:
  1.    Late comers are not allowed to enter the room.
  2.    Any electronic devices are strongly prohibited during the TAEP test.
  3.    No food or drinks are allowed in the test venue.

 

Test Format

TAEP comprises three sections (listening, structure, and reading) which take total of 110 minutes to complete. TAEP is paper-based and used to assess and to evaluate English proficiency of non-native speakers of English for academic, business, or other personal purposes. All questions are multiple choices, and test takers are supposed to answer questions by filling in an answer sheet.

Section

Number of question

Approximate time

Format

Listening

40

30

Multiple choice

Structure

40

25

Error recognition and multiple choice

Reading

45

55

Multiple choice

 

Test Content and Text Genre

Section

Contents

Genre

Listening

(4 sections)

·         Making inferences

·         Finding main ideas

·         Understanding short conversations

Daily conversation, short functional text (announcement, advertisement)

Structure

(2 sections)

·         Tenses

·         Subject-verb agreement

·         Adjective, Adverb, Noun clause

Prescribed and authentic materials (academic and business)

Reading

(10 passages)

·         Finding main ideas

·         Making conclusion

·         Making inferences

·         Finding word meaning

 

 

 

 

 

Literature, geography, biology, history, social science, general knowledge, authentic materials (announcement, newspaper, advertisement, memo, letter, short message services, e-mail, ticketing, bibliography) and current issues covering wide range of topics

 

Results

Test result and the certificate (for USER B and C) can be taken in the Language Centre UMM office and the partners (PT. Binaman Utama).

Category

Test result availability

USER A

7 calendar days after the test date

USER B

30 calendar days after the test date

USER C

2-7 calendar days after the test date

Enquiry on Result (EOR):

·         TAEP certificate can be sent via courier service upon request, with additional fee for this. Please make sure that you leave a valid correspondence address.

·         TAEP certificate may be collected by the test taker’s representative by enclosing a copy of the test taker’s ID card and the payment receipt.

·         If the TAEP certificate is damaged or lost within 3 months after the test date, Language Center UMM can reprint the certificate upon request with IDR 30,000 additional fee.

 

Certificate Eligibility

TAEP certificate is eligible for 2 years.

 

Contact Us

Language Centre

University of Muhammadiyah Malang

GKB 1, 1st Floor

Jl. Raya Tlogomas 246 (0341) 464318 ext. 163

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