Zoo Negara Volunteer Works..Second Session

In the name of ALLAH the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful...

Yesterday 12/11/11 i had another volunteer session at Zoo Negara... It was awesome.. As always i went there with my beloved junior from UiTM, Zahidah.....

We were responsible to clean up the giraffe and elephant cage...There were 5 of us in my group... Zahidah and 3 other member cleaned up the elephant cage while me and the zoo keeper in-charge clean the giraffe cage.. Its not easy to sweep a giraffe cage when they keep running here and there... but in my mind, what i'm worried is not how dirty the cage was...but worried that i'm gonna be kick by those long legs..hhahaha

Elephant bath time!!! Give bath to 2 elephant...it's amazing!!!!!! i never touch elephant skins before....Its great!!...

In the evening me and zahidah got the opportunity to give those giraffe their meal by our own hand...They will try to take the food using their tongue...and how they lick our hand....its really2 unforgettable memories...seriously.....we also give a 6 month baby elephant milk in a bottle to drink...its lost her mommy....How sad isn't it??

Here a few photo taken during my volunteer works....

With CBOL Female Elephant

SITI and CBOL...Bath time!! 
Meal time!!!

SINARAN-6 month Baby Elephant

Milk feeding time!!

Its pretty tired.....but FUN!!!!!! can't wait for next session wonder which cage i'll clean next....(~_~)

~ My IELTS Experience ~

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

For all TPM UiTM holders we are compulsory to take IELTS test and should get at least band 5 (local University) and 6.5 (oversea).

So let me share with you my experience in taking this exam.

First and for most i register with  British Council for the test date. You are advise to book exam date at least 2 week before because BC will close their admission application 1 week before the test date. The admission fee is RM570... To register you may download the form from BC website and hand it over by hand to the BC centre. Here the BC location in Kuala Lumpur

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So a week before the test date, i received a letter from BC together with my candidate ID.. Actually i do not have enough time to prepare for the test because of my office workload plus my laziness...heheheh.. Only by that time, i finally realize how close i am with the test date and my preparation is 0 %.. so i started to work hard after office hours,  sat in front of my dearest lappy and do some online exercises plus free online exercise from BC sites given during the registration day... here a few links of online exercises that i done....

On the day of exam (29 Oct 2011)...

I took my listening, reading and writting at Corus Hotel KL near KLCC while my speaking at BC centre (places and speaking given by BC during registration) ...both places close to each other so no need to worry just use your two legs and walk...hehehe... The exam start at 9 a.m but all candidates must register before 8.45 a.m... You can brings your bags and everything but need to left it at the belongings counter after your registration process. you can only bring with you, your I.C (no wallet, phone, or stationary)

  • Listening Test (40 questions-30 minutes)
Hmmm... The sound system was crystal clear...so no need to worried about that.. Just focus...Honestly, right after the listening started, i already lost my focus, so i can't catched up with a few dialog for the first conversation...huhuhu..my bad.... Ok.. Here the listening conversation and question that i can remember..

1. Conversation Between A father and A Children Care Centre's staff.
  - Fill in blank space for the registration form
2. Discussion between two student about their research on marine life
 - Fill in the blank for the research questionnaire  sample
 - Given a whales pictures, so need to figure out what types of whales based on  their description... (very tough one.....because for me they look same...hahaha)
3. Conversation about disease caused and carried by insects
 - Fill in the blank disease types and insects that cause the disease
 - Given a picture of mosquito, need to identify the mosquito part based on their conversation
4. Conversation about a great photographer
 - Fill in the blank for photographer profile
 - objective questions

  • Reading Test (40 questions- 60 minutes)
On this section, you really need to know how to extract important points inside each topic, because its a very long text... as for me... i will read the questions first, then read the text once, then read back the questions...there are 3 section in reading test..Here's the question on my test.

First section: A passage about the history of a very successful Home Cleaning Product
Second section: A passage about business area too (i can't remember what the text about)
Third section: Totally forgot...heheheh...sorryyyyyy!!

  • Writting Test ( 2 Question- 60 minutes)
Be careful with  writing test!!! if you divide your time wrongly, you will not be able to finish both question. Spend more time on the second question because its contribute the highest mark. Mostly, first question is more to summary about a statistics, graph, or process diagram. second question is quite tough because its about general knowledge based on the situation or topic given.. here my writing question

First question: Given a process picture on how recycled paper were produced
Second question: Many films and computer games contains violence, some people said they are bad influence and some people said they are just harmless. Discuss both opinion based on your own experience. 
  • Speaking Test (11-14 minutes)
 My speaking test began at 1.30 p.m. My examiner is an indian lady and a very nice person. First session was an introduction..she asked me about my full name, am i working or still study, Do i like my current job,   What i like the most about my job, Am i an active person, what types of person i am during childhood, am i having a healthy life style, what i do to keep myself healthy....The second session was the cue card.. the examine gave me a card contains a topic that i need to talk.. i've been given 1 minutes to prepare.. my question was 'explain a workplace that you know office/shop/restaurant' ...and the points that i need to talk are : How i know about the place, where the place located, How the place looks like.... then she gives me 2 minutes to talk about it.. so i decided to talk about my current workplace... the third session was the discussion on the selected topic (refer second session)... this is actually two ways communication.. here the question she asked: Why people tend to work far away from their home, How current workers go to work, how the work place location effect the workers performance... during the discussion she can interrupt with a few more question if she feel curious with my answer.

My exam ended at 1.50 p.m.....

Wahhhhhhh....such a long entry....Its just my experience... so good luck for those who taking IELTS pretty soon.....InsyaALLAH (With ALLAH's will) you can do it!!!.... (~_~)v

*Just receive my IELTS result...Alhamdulillah (Praise be to ALLAH)

~ TPM UiTM Scheme~

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

It's been such a while since i update my blog. So i'm gonna talk about TPM UiTM a.k.a Tenaga Pengajar Muda UiTM...For those who interested in becoming lecturer in the future you can try apply it through UiTM website. Just wait for the advertisement on end or early of year.

Alhamdulillah ( Praise be to ALLAH)... I got this scholarship to pursue my Master Degree in local university for Distributed and Mobile Computing course. At first i apply for the same course to study outside the country. Its been my dream for a very long time. But i believe ALLAH knows the best. This is what HE plan for me.

If i'm not mistaken, the application for TPM scholarship opened in February 2011, so i took the opportunity to try my luck and Alhamdulillah (Praise be to ALLAH), UiTM called me for an interview in April 2011. The interview was conducted by respective faculty member, as for me Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science. All the candidates need to do mock teaching in front of at least 4 panel. At first i thought its gonna be very tough, but its actually very fun because i knew all the lecturers. We have a short interview than about 1 minutes mock teaching (because they said my voice is already loud enough..no need to be tested..(!~_~)..)

Here a few questions that they asked :
  1. Tell me about yourself (standard question)
  2. How's your working experience
  3. Why you choose the TPM scheme?
  4. I believe you been paid high enough in your current work, why choose lecturing then?
  5. Which country you plan to got if get chance to study outside?
The interview actually turn out to be a chit chat session..hahhaha..

The result of the interview come out in September.. a very long time to wait and require a lot of patient. hehheh... i almost give up!!!! For the candidates, DO NOT  expect they gonna sent you any email or phone call  to inform you either you success or not. They will send letter to your correspondence address for successful candidates ONLY. so just wait..wait ...and wait...

After you receive official letter, there's bundle of form need to be fill in...at the same time do take your IELTS test.. TPM holder are require to have at least band 5 no matter you study oversea or in local.. But the most important part is search for your University immediately. The TPM offer valid for 1 year..

As for me, currently i'm waiting for reply from UKM upon my admission application. I decide to do by research and already propose a supervisor. Hope that UKM will do reply me with a good answer. Good luck to all successful candidates in your university hunting process.

*Receives my IELTS result today!! Next time i'm gonna write a bout IELTS exam..

Zoo Negara Volunteer Works..

So, this gonna be my first post on my new blog...i had closed my previous blog and move to here...

hmm...so the first entry is about my volunteer work at zoo negara on 17th september 2011.. i can say that its actually my first time involved with this kind of things...hehehe...so thanks to my dearest UiTM's junior zahidah for introducing me with the most exciting activity in my life.....

I did learned how the zoo keeper managed their works and animals, their experiences,  and unforgettable things is that, this is my first time ever clean up  african's lion cage, play with Mr 'Tapir', touch the lions and leopard... Its Great!!!!!! never imaging that i get a chance meet eye to eye with a lion....Amazing!!. Thanx to Abg Man, zoo keeper in charge for our group

So here are some picture that i would like to share with all of you... do join this program...it really2 great!! can't wait for my next session.... u can be volunteer here...

Anuya - Puma species

Manja - A Leopard

Tuah - My Mr. 'Tapir'

Kani - The king of jungle

Ella - I can say Quuen of Jungle may be (^_^)

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