The Final Exam for Pre-University International Students in China with Chinese Government Scholarships is a standardized examination system oriented at students graduating from pre-university programs. It tests students’ Chinese language knowledge and competence and their basic knowledge and competence in math, physics, chemistry and other relevant subjects to decide whether the students are qualified for undergraduate education. This exam system is also a specific, quantitative indicator that measures the educational results of pre-university programs in China for international students sponsored by Chinese government scholarships and provides important information for such programs’ reference. This is the test syllabus of Chinese for Liberal Arts, including a general introduction, a syllabus, and a sample test.
The Institute of International Student Education Policy and Evaluation at BLCU, founded by the former BLCU HSK Testing Center and the Institute of Educational Measurement, specializes in the research on language testing and extends to other fields such as education and human resources. The institute has made many achievements in measurement theories, language testing theories and technologies, language proficiency standards, civil servant examinations, Putonghua and Chinese characters tests, test fairness and other research fields, and has undertaken the education of postgraduate students majoring in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Curriculum and Teaching Methodology, General Psychology, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, etc. It is also in charge of the R & D and implementation of C.TEST (Test of Practical Chinese), C.TEST Oral Test, and the unified examination of pre-university international students in China sponsored by Chinese government scholarships.
1. As an important
standard for CFL testing and teaching, it clearly defines the Chinese (general
Chinese and professional Chinese alike) knowledge and competence that a student
needs to graduate from a pre-university program;
2. It publicizes a
complete real test paper which demonstrates the test in terms of its range,
difficulty and method to help users, teachers and candidates learn more about