Chinese Proficiency Test, YCT
The Youth Chinese Test (YCT) is an international standardised Chinese language test which is directed at examining non-native primary and secondary school students' ability to apply Chinese language in their studies and daily lives.
YCT test dates scheduled:
(1). Saturday 11th May 2019, for YCT including Speaking. Deadline: 14 April.
(2). Sunday 17th November 2019, for YCT including Speaking. Registration opens in Sept. Deadline: 21 Oct.
Registration deadline: One month before the test date.
Registration and payment via at onlineshop.shef.ac.uk search for "YCT"
Examination fee for Written test:
YCT1: £5; YCT2: £10; YCT3: £20; YCT4: £25
Examination fee for Speaking test:
YCT Speaking (Basic): £10; YCT Speaking (Intermediate): £10
Youth Chinese Test (YCT) 中小学生汉语考试
YCT consists of two independent parts: written test and oral test.
The written test is made up of four levels from YCT Level 1 to Level 4.
YCT Level 1: for children who have mastered a vocabulary of about 80. Passed examinees can understand and use very basic Chinese words and sentences, and able to study further Chinese.
YCT Level 2: for children who have mastered a vocabulary of about 150. Passed examinees can understand and use very basic Chinese words and sentences, capable of very basic communication needs.
YCT Level 3: for children who have mastered a vocabulary of about 300. Passed examinees can produce simple and direct communication of their familiar day to day topic, reach the primary merit level of Chinese.
YCT Level 4: for children who have mastered a vocabulary of about 600 and above. Passed examinees can carry out basic communication tasks of life, study and work. They can answer most communication tasks during a travel in China.
The oral test includes YCT-Speaking (Basic) and YCT-Speaking (Intermediate).
A Table shows vocabulary needed, test duration and passing score:
|Equivalent to HSK||Vocabulary (Words)||Test Duration, Min||Total Score||Passing Score|
|YCT Level 1||-||80||35||200||120|
|YCT Level 2||HSK Level 1||150||50||200||120|
|YCT Level 3||HSK Level 2||300||60||200||120|
|YCT Level 4||HSK Level 3||600||85||300||180|
|YCT Speaking (Basic)||-||19||100||60|
|YCT Speaking (Intermediate)||-||21||100||60|
Syllabus, Sample Papers and Online Practice 网上资源
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