YCT TEST

—— YCT (Level IV)


YCT (Level IV) test is made up of listening, reading and writing sections. It consist 80 questions.

Section

Number of Questions

Duration (Min)

I. Listening

Part I

10

40

About 30

Part II

10

Part III

10

Part IV

10

Fill out the Answer Sheet (Mark your answers for the listening section on the Answer Sheet)

5

II. Reading

Part I

5

30

30

Part II

10

Part III

10

 

Part IV

5

III. Writing

Part I

5

10

 

Part II

5

Total

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80

About 80

The test will last for 85 minutes in total (including 5 minutes for test takers to fill in their personal information).

Test Content:

1.Listening

Part I consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question twice. Each question is a dialogue. A picture will be given on the test paper and test takers should judge if the content of the picture is right or wrong based on what he/she heard.

Part II consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question twice. Each question includes three sentences. A picture is given on the test paper and test takers should select the sentence corresponding with the picture based on what he/she heard.

Part III consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question twice. Each question is a dialogue and a third person will ask a question based on the dialogue. 3 options are offered on the test paper and test takers should select an answer based on what he/ she heard.

Part IV consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question twice. Each question is a short paragraph. A sentence (with pinyin) is given on the test paper and test takers should judge if the sentence is right or wrong based on what he/she heard.


2.Reading

Part I consist 5 questions. For each question, a picture and three sentences are given on the test paper and test takers should select the sentence corresponding with the content of the picture.

Part II consist 10 questions. 20 sentences are given, 10 per group, and test takers should find out how they match-up.

Part III consist 10 questions. For each question one dialogue is given with a blank. Test takers should select the best Chinese word from the three options given to complete the sentence.

Part IV consist 5 questions. For each question, a paragraph and a question are given and test takers should select the best answer from the three options given.


3.Writing

Part I consist 5 questions. For each question, several Chinese words are given and test takers are required to write a sentence using these words.

Part II consist 5 questions. For each question, a sentence with a blank is given and test takers are required to fill in the blank with the right Chinese characters.