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Youth Chinese Test (YCT) Standard Course Level 2

Gain the skills and Chinese language knowledge to successfully prepare for and pass the Youth Chinese Test (YCT).

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Develop your Chinese language skills

This 12-week ExpertTrack will help you gain the knowledge you need to communicate Chinese fluently at a basic level and be able to pass the YCT Test Level 2.

The content on this ExpertTrack has been developed based on the Youth Chinese Test Level 2 papers, the international standardised test of Chinese proficiency. It has been carefully designed to help you gain essential knowledge of the Chinese language and successfully prepare you for the YCT Test Level 2.

Learn the Chinese language through interactive exercises

Each course is filled with interactive activities including pictures, stories, and videos to make your language learning journey fun and interesting.

You’ll cover all 150 words of the YCT Test Level 2 to ensure you are well-prepared, and feel confident, to take the test.

Develop your Chinese vocabulary

Throughout this ExpertTrack, you’ll expand your Chinese vocabulary and learn useful phrases to help you engage in natural conversations.

You’ll cover a number of different topics to help develop your communication skills and confidently speak, write, read, and listen in Chinese.

Learn from the experts at Chinese Plus

You’ll be guided by the specialists at Chinese Plus, experts in language learning and online teaching.

By the end, you’ll have gained the essential knowledge to help you pass the YCT Test Level 2.

Key skills you will learn

  • Ask for permission
  • Talk about daily routines
  • Make existential sentences with “在(zài)” and “有(yǒu)”
  • Describe abilities
  • Produce Yes or No questions
  • Talk about prices
  • Describe weather
  • Make comparisons
  • Describe past experiences and changes with “了(le)”
  • Get Ready for YCT Test Level 2

Experience required

This ExpertTrack is designed for anyone who has completed the YCT Test Level 1 and who is going to take the YCT Test Level 2. It is particularly designed for primary school and middle school students.

Getting started

With the YCT test papers as its primary source, this ExpertTrack will help you prepare for the internationally-recognised certificate of YCT Level 2 and develop your Chinese language skills.

ExpertTrack course overview

  • Course 1

    Develop your Chinese language skills and learn the essential knowledge to prepare for the YCT Level 2 Test.

    1 test

    6 weeks

    4 hours per week

  • Course 2

    Develop the essential knowledge of Chinese phrases and words to help you prepare for and pass the YCT Test Level 2.

    1 test

    6 weeks

    4 hours per week

Prove you're job ready

Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.

  • Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
  • Complete each course and pass assessments.
  • Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
  • Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
  • Make your career dreams a reality.

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World-class learning with Chinese Plus

Chinese Plus lends support to domestic and foreign educational institutions, social organizations, and enterprises to take part in Online Chinese Class and set up localized platforms to conduct remote online Chinese education. It offers an all-in-one service package that includes online “teaching, learning, testing, and researching” as well as Chinese-centered online preparatory courses and “Chinese + vocational education” courses, among other services.

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    Beijing, China

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