YCT Speaking Test Prep Course

The new YCT (Young Learner’s Chinese Test) test, which was launched by Hanban, is a Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers under the age of 15. It assesses young foreign students’ abilities to use Chinese in their daily and academic lives. The new YCT consists of a writing test and speaking test, which are independent of each other. The speaking test is divided into two levels, namely, YCT (Beginner Level), YCT (Intermediate Level). YCT certificate can be used in applications for school transfer, study abroad and scholarships.

Beginner Level

  • You are required to learn 200 Chinese characters.
  • After you finish this level, you can use and understand some common words involving routine topics, and meet basic needs for communication in Chinese.

Intermediate Level

  • You are required to learn 400 Chinese characters.
  • After you finish this level, you can conduct the basic conversations in daily life.

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