TLI-CPT中文能力檢定考試介紹

Since TLI-Chinese Proficiency Test came out in 1980, TLI global branches have been requested by many international corporations to administer the test to tens of thousands of people throughout Europe, America, and Asia. The test has been constantly revised to match the current time.

TLI Test Developing Center created the test for students speaking Chinese as a second language. It mainly tests students’ overall ability to effectively communicate in daily-life and work-related situations and complete their job duties. The Test includes 3 sections: listening comprehension, reading comprehension and oral test. The Test is divided into 3 levels: Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced; each level is further divided into 3 categories, hence the Test is comprised of 9 stages in total. In order to accommodate the needs of the candidates, the Test is available in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions.

    Passing TLI-CPT test and receiving the certificate serves as::

  • 1
    Certification of Chinese Proficiency in International Occupations
  • 2
    A basis for class groupings by ability in both foreign and local language centers
  • 3
    Internationally recognized standard of Chinese proficiency

TLI has over 60 years of history as an Internationally acclaimed authority in language education and evaluation. Most students from international embassies, representative offices, trading companies, media groups, and religious groups, and international students have taken TLI-CPT and received certificates in different levels.

「 TLI-CPT 」is one of the most globally recognized standardized tests.

Characteristics and Content

“TLI-CPT” is developed by the “TLI Linguistic Consultation Committee” together with senior Chinese teaching experts. The expertise of over five decades of language teaching has allowed the creation of a test that draws from only the most effective teaching methods for non-native Chinese speakers. The Test was launched after cautious revisions and drafts; from the composition of the test questions, trials, evaluations, illustrations and result analyses, to dozens of local and international simulation experiments. The content of the Test is diversified and rich, designed to target various scenarios, emphasizing the Candidates’ language development and demands use of their collective language skills.

CPT Introduction

TLI-CPT is a standardized test designed for non-native speakers of Mandarin Chinese by TLI Chinese Proficiency Test Research and Development Center. The main objectives of the Test are to evaluate the Candidates’ collective language skills and their abilities to understand different themes of various situations, including life and work related matters, to conduct effective communications and complete tasks at workplaces.
The Test includes 3 sections: listening comprehension, reading comprehension and oral test. The Test is divided into 3 levels: Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced; each level is further divided into 3 categories, hence the Test is comprised of 9 stages in total. In order to accommodate the needs of the candidates, the Test is available in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions.

Candidates

Non-native speakers of Mandarin Chinese, who wish to understand their levels of Chinese proficiency or who have an interest in working, doing business or studying in Mandarin Chinese speaking areas, are eligible to participate in the Test.

Test Location & Time

Group Test: “TLI-CPT” is held twice a year, in April and August respectively. TLI offers test venues at TLI Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung centers, and registration is available from any of the TLI centers worldwide.

Individual Test: The Test is available upon request for individuals. Candidates can register for the Test from any of the TLI centers, please contact “TLI-Chinese Proficiency Test Research and Development Center” for more information.

Organization Introduction

TLI Chinese Proficiency Test Research and Development Center is constituted of local and international linguists, educational professionals, psychologists, and cognitive linguistic experts, including professors from Brown University, Stanford University and Yale University, leading TLI’s senior teaching staff, to form “TLI Linguistic Consultation Committee.” “TLI-CPT” was officially launched locally and abroad in 2001, and has become one of the standardized tests for Mandarin Chinese.