Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi

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Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi
Traditional Chinese全國外語水平考試
Simplified Chinese全国外语水平考试

Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi ("National Foreign Language Proficiency Test," WSK) is a series of foreign language tests administered in Mainland China for educators who did not major in foreign languages.[1] The National Education Examinations Authority (NEEA) of China developed these tests. Performance on the WSK determines whether one is permitted to take training, studies,[2] or additional studies within one's major in institutions outside of China.[1]

Some universities make successful completion of the WSK as a requirement for promotion in one's academic title.[1]

The Public English Test System (PETS) is the test for the English language, available in five levels: PETS-1 through PETS-5.[3] The other versions are TNF for the French language, NTD for the German language, NNS (日本語能力試験 Nihongo Nōryoku Shiken; 日语水平考试; Rìyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì[4]) for the Japanese language, and ТПРЯ (Russian: Тест по проверке уровня владения русским языком "Russian Language Proficiency Test"; 俄语水平考试; Éyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì[5]) for the Russian language.[6]

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  1. ^ a b c Ruan, Jiening and Cynthia Leung. Perspectives on Teaching and Learning English Literacy in China (Volume 3 of Multilingual Education). Springer Science & Business Media, November 29, 2012. ISBN 9400749945, 9789400749948. p. 113.
  2. ^ Liu, Qingsi (The National Education Examinations Authority). "The National Education Examinations Authority and its English Language Tests." In: Cheng, Liying and Andy Curtis. English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner. Routledge, March 17, 2010. ISBN 1135213879, 9781135213879. Start: 29. CITED: p. 43.
  3. ^ "English." Public English Test System. Retrieved on March 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "日语水平考试(NNS)样卷." Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi. Retrieved on March 22, 2015.
  5. ^ "俄语水平考试(ТПРЯ)样卷" ( Archived 2015-03-22 at WebCite). Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi. Retrieved on March 22, 2015.
  6. ^ "首页 Archived 2015-03-12 at the Wayback Machine.." Quanguo Waiyu Shuiping Kaoshi. Retrieved on March 13, 2015. "全国外语水平考试(WSK)是为了鉴定非外语专业人员的外语水平而设置的考试,其成绩主要用于选拔国家公派出国留学人员。全国外语水平考试设英语(PETS-5)、法语(TNF)、德语(NTD)、日语(NNS)和俄语(ТПРЯ)五个语种。"

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