The new YCT (Young Learner’s Chinese Test) test, which was launched by Hanban, is a Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers under the age of 15. It assesses young foreign students’ abilities to use Chinese in their daily and academic lives. The new YCT consists of a writing test and speaking test, which are independent of each other. The writing test is divided into four levels, namely, the YCT (level 1), YCT (level 2), YCT (level 3), and YCT (level 4). YCT certificate can be used in applications for school transfer, study abroad and scholarships.
You are required to learn 80 Chinese characters.
After you finish this level, you can take the YCT writing test level 1. You can master some of the most common phrases and sentences.
You are required to learn 150 Chinese characters.
After you finish this level, you can take the YCT writing test level 2. You can conduct the most basic conversations in daily life.
You are required to learn 300 Chinese characters.
After you finish this level, you can take the YCT writing test level 3. You can discuss the familiar topics in a simple manner.
You are required to learn 600 Chinese characters.
After you finish this level, you can take the YCT writing test level 4. You are able to complete most of the communicative tasks you experience in Chinese hour.
Short answer: Mandarin.
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