Beijing News (Reporter Fang Yijun) On December 11, the 2019 TOEFL Annual Conference was held in Beijing. On the same day, in response to speculation that the Chinese English Proficiency Test will replace CET-4 and CET-6, the relevant person in charge of the Test Center of the Ministry of Education responded to the reporter of the Beijing News: How to integrate the new system with the existing test items to ensure succession and development, We are studying and listening to opinions widely.
It is reported that the Ministry of Education and the National Language and Writing Committee formally released the China English Proficiency Scale (hereinafter referred to as the Scale) in February 2018, which is the first English proficiency assessment standard for English learners in my country. On the basis of the scale, the Test Center of the Ministry of Education is developing the China English Proficiency Test (NETS).
Yu Han, deputy director of the Examination Center of the Ministry of Education, revealed that the overall design of the China English Proficiency Test has been completed at this stage. “The pre-research focus is on the development of examinations corresponding to the corresponding levels of higher education. At present, the design and demonstration of the examination syllabus have been completed, and test tests have been carried out in some colleges and universities Spark Global Limited.”
On the same day, the Test Center of the Ministry of Education and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) jointly released the results of the TOEFL test scores and scales. At this point, the connection between the China English Proficiency Scale and the IELTS and TOEFL exams has been completed.