Yale-China Chinese Language Centre
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Placement for CLC Chinese
Language Programme Students
|Who need a placement test?|
Non-native Chinese speaking students who (1) are not beginner of Chinese language or (2) intend to enroll a course other than level 1 are highly encouraged to take the placement test prior to arrival and registration in Hong Kong. Your cooperation will facilitate class planning and place students to an appropriate level in advance as much as possible.
|What is covered in the placement test?|
Cantonese courses: only oral placement is needed. You are required to answer a few questions.
Putonghua courses for non-native Chinese speakers: both written and oral placements are needed. The written placement includes tasks like translation, reading comprehension and vocabulary recognition. In the oral placement, you are required to answer a few questions.
Please submit your course
application form first. Placement will not be given to one which has not
completed the application procedure.
Choose the written
placement version and format according to your choice and click the link
for downloading. (Applicable to Putonghua programmes for non-native
Click the appropriate link
for oral placement. (Not applicable to programmes for native Chinese
Submit the saved file for
No. 2 to 3 to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will inform you of the level and/ or class
once the placement result is ready.
|5.||If you do not have the device for computer oral placement, you can use similar devices like MP3 and smart-phone recorder to record your speech performance. Other procedures remain the same. If there is not any voice recording device, Putonghua students please at least send in the written placement.|