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[source] Confucius Institute at University of Zambia successfully held the second primary school Chinese Proficiency Test
[ Date of issue] Nov 26, 2012
On November 10th, 2012, Confucius Institute at University of Zambia successfully held the second YCT exam this year, there are altogether 57 primary and secondary school students came from Zambia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, India, South Africa, 13 countries and regions of the world who participated in this examination. Most of these students are children of diplomats from different country’s embassy in Zambia. Students and parents indicated that learning Chinese well means a better fortune and future.
Confucius Institute at University of Zambia had held Chinese exam for many times. The number of candidates has been rising every year. In order to stimulate enthusiasm of further learning Chinese for middle school students, expand size and scope of Chinese exam, and at the same time we took into account the younger ages of other place candidates and the difficulty from traffic travel, Confucius Institute at University of Zambia strengthen communication and contact with other area schools to set up one new exam- site at Luanshya Trust School in Copperbelt Province, which was warmly welcomed by the primary and secondary school students and parents in the region.
Examination was held at 9:00 in capital Lusaka and Luanshya sub examination room at the same time. All teachers of Confucius Institute attached great importance to it and cooperated with the host school actively. They organized candidates into classrooms, issued answer sheets and test papers, announced exam instructions, took back the test papers and arranged the candidates leaving the test room. Each step was in good order. Chinese Director Professor He Yi went to Luanshya exam-point to make supervision in order to ensure having a fair and impartial examination. Candidates showed interest in learning Chinese during the examination process. Because teachers usually combined Chinese teaching with YCT papers which were supplied by HanBan, held many simulation tests before the offical exam, the students did not feel strange about types and procedures of this exam. So the candidates took the exam with full confidence.
Dean He Yi said Confucius Institute at University of Zambia would continue to increase efforts for spreading and training of Chinese examination, strengthen cooperation with host school, and create different levels of Chinese exams in order to offer more and better opportunities for Chinese learners came from different age groups or different levels.