OCT provides a step by step assessment path to assess learners' listening and oral ability. All tests are completely taken online and are divided into 4 stages, Beginner, Progressive, Intermediate and Application, each with 2 levels within.
Target Participants

OCT provides teenager and adult learners an easy start. Students and teachers can have a clearer, more focused study/teaching plan base on OCT’s Six-dimensional analytical report. For workplace learners, OCT helps them to achieve their corporate Chinese Mandarin standard and benchmark.

Workplace Specific Assessments

OCT【Application】stage has more than 10 workplace specific assessments that enable a more focused and effective evaluation of learners’ oral Chinese proficiency in workplace. Current categories are…

Applied Communication
Food and Beverage
Investment and Finance
Property Management
Commerce and Trade
Airline Services
OCT Leveling Framework

OCT provides a step by step assessment path to assess learners’ listening and oral ability. All tests are completely taken online and are divided into 4 stages【Beginner】,【Progressive】,【Intermediate】 and 【Application】, each with 2 levels within.

Bridges with
International Standards

OCT not only corresponds with Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), but also bridges with other international Chinese standards. Level 1 to 6 of OCT correspond to HSKK’s(Hanyu Shuiping Kouyu Kaoshi)Beginner Level, and Level 7 and 8 correspond to HSKK’s Intermediate Level.

Correlation between OCT – HSKK – CEFR
  • Beginner
    HSKK Primary level - CEFR A1
    Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  • Progressive
    HSKK Primary level - CEFR A2
    Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
  • Intermediate
    HSKK Primary level - CEFR B1
    Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions on topics which are familiar or of personal interests, plus briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
  • Application
    HSKK Intermediate level - CEFR B2
    Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
Certificate and Competency Report

Learners can check their test results within 7 days after the completion of tests. Certificate and the Competency Report can be apply and will receive such within 30 days. The report contains 3 pages of personlized analytical information to help learners to understand their strengths and weaknesses for further improvements.

Certified Certificate

Oral Chinese Test(OCT)official certificate is certified by the Confucius Institute Headquarters. The “Certificate number” is unique and the QR code can be scan to check the certificate’s authenticity.

  • Official Certified Certificate
  • Maps to CEFR Framework
  • Corresponds Ad Bridges to HSKK
  • Global Academic And Workplace Oral Standard
Analytical Competency Report

The analytical competency report provides learners with a Six-dimensional evaluation of their Mandarin Chinese proficiency. This personalized competency report comes with detailed breakdown of the initial, consonant, compound vowel, tone, and syllables of the learner. The report also shows the strengths and weaknesses of the learner plus constructive comments for their further improvements.

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