Elementary Levels初級

CPT Introduction

Recommended for students who have taken at least 300 hours but not more than 600 hours of Chinese instruction. This test is designed for beginner level and consists of 3 sections: listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and oral test, and each section is divided into 3 levels. To suit the needs of the students, the test is available In Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Levels Categories Descriptions Vocabularies
Elementary Levels Upper Elementary Able to use basic sentence structures to travel, shop, and converse with slight reference to cultural aspects, with normal speed for conversation, minor progress in listening and grammar. 1000
Intermediate Elementary Able to ask friends out, socialize, order from menus, chat with others, communicate with local residents with great effort, improvement in sentence structures needed. 800
Fundamental Elementary Able to greet, chat and converse with local residents using learnt sentence structures together with one's mother tongue. 600

Elementary Levels

Upper Elementary

Able to use basic sentence structures to travel, shop, and converse with slight reference to cultural aspects, with normal speed for conversation, minor progress in listening and grammar.

Vocabularies:1000

Intermediate Elementary

Able to ask friends out, socialize, order from menus, chat with others, communicate with local residents with great effort, improvement in sentence structures needed.

Vocabularies:800

Fundamental Elementary

Able to greet, chat and converse with local residents using learnt sentence structures together with one's mother tongue.

Vocabularies:600

TLI-CPT for Elementary levels includes listening comprehension and oral test, totaling 250 points. The Test is further divided into 3 categories: Fundamental Elementary (101-150 points), Intermediate Elementary (151-200 points), and Upper Elementary (201-250 points). Certificates will be issued to Candidates who pass the Test.

Content Test Format Number of Questions Points Test Duration
Listening Comprehension Pronunciation Differentiation 10 items 150 points 60 minutes
Meanings of Sentences 20 items
Sentences Restructure 20 items
Dialogues 15 items
Excerpt 15 items
Oral Comprehension Topic Discussion 10 items 100 points 40 minutes

Listening Comprehension

Pronunciation Differentiation

Number of Questions:10 items

Points:150 points

Test Duration:60 minutes

Meanings of Sentences

Number of Questions:20 items

Points:150 points

Test Duration:60 minutes

Sentences Restructure

Number of Questions:20 items

Points:150 points

Test Duration:60 minutes

Dialogues

Number of Questions:15 items

Points:150 points

Test Duration:60 minutes

Excerpt

Number of Questions:15 items

Points:150 points

Test Duration:60 minutes

Oral Comprehension

Topic Discussion

Number of Questions:10 items

Points:100 points

Test Duration:40 minutes