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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IA

This course prepares you for an oral examination comprising two segments:

  1. Listening comprehension test
    This will test your ability to provide written answers, in Chinese, relating to recorded passages read allowed in Chinese. The format of this examination is multiple choice and the vocabulary and sentence structures used will be known to you.
  2. Oral test
    This will test your ability to speak Chinese. You will respond orally to a given topic, hold a simple conversation based on day to day vocabulary and then engage in a short, free conversation with the examiners