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OCT provides youth and adult learners an easy start from Beginner to Intermediate Stage. Students and teachers can have a more focused study or teaching plan based on the Six-Dimensional analytical report. The Application Stage of OCT helps professionals meet their corporate Mandarin Chinese requirement.
OCT Application Stage includes over 10 career-oriented tests, providing learners a more focused and effective evaluation of oral Chinese proficiency at workplace.
OCT provides an online step by step assessment path to evaluate Mandarin learners’ listening and speaking competency. Tests are divided into 4 stages [Beginner], [Progressive], [Intermediate] and [Application]; and each stage has 2 levels.
OCT levels align with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale, and connect to Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). Level 1 to 6 of OCT corresponds to the Primary level of HSKK. OCT level 7 and 8 corresponds to HSKK Intermediate level.
Digital Competency Report and Certificate are respectively available online within 24 hours and 14 days respectively after test date. and The 3-page report includes personalized analytical data that help test takers to understand their strengths and weaknesses for further improvements. The physical versions are sent to the mailing address within 60 days.
Oral Chinese Test (OCT) certificate is certified by the Confucius Institute Headquarters. The “Authentication Code” is unique and the QR code can be scanned for authentication.
The analytical competency report includes a six-dimensional evaluation of candidates’ Mandarin Chinese proficiency. The personalized report comes with detailed breakdown of comprehensive ability, including comprehension, initials, finals, tones, recognition, and pin yin to help test takers identify their strengths and weaknesses for further improvements.