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  • Target

Steering Committee for the Test Of Proficiency (SC-TOP) now presents Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language:Writing (TOCFL Writing), TOCFL Writing for Level 3.

  • Description
  1. Can describe experiences, feelings or reactions of/toward concrete/abstract events or topics.
  2. Can write personal letters to convey life-related messages in details.
  • Test Content
Level Tasks Length (Words) Time

Level 3

Practical Writing (Personal Letters)

300-400

50mins

Narrative Writing (Real or Fictional Events)

300-400

50mins
Certificates will be presented to those whose practical writing and narrative writing scores are both above 3.

  • Score Explanation
Score Score Explanation
5 All writing tasks are completed, with a sound structure, accurate connectors, good grammar, and excellent wording.
4 Most writing tasks are completed, with a satisfactory structure, appropriate connectors and grammar, and nice wording.
3 Most writing tasks are completed, with basic structure, some sentential incoherence, and some grammatical mistakes and inappropriate wording.
2 Only some writing tasks are completed, with incomplete structure, striking incoherence, plenty of minor grammatical and mistakes and inappropriate wording.
1 Few writing tasks are completed, with poor structure, serious incoherence, a lot of major grammatical mistakes and inappropriate wording.
0 Answer sheets are left blank; only the topic is jotted down; digression; Names are not what the questions specify; Answers are in the form of dialogues; Answers are itemized; word (Chinese character) count is below the minimal requirement.











 

 

 

 

 


 

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