The Languages of China are the languages that are spoken by China’s 56 recognized ethnic groups. The predominant language in China, which is divided into dialects, is known as Hanyu (simplified Chinese: 汉语; traditional Chinese: 漢語; pinyin: Hànyǔ)
PROFICIENCY – BEGINNER
Basic communication. One can understand simple Chinese words and phrases.
PROFICIENCY – ELEMENTARY
One can understand simple Chinese used in everyday situations. One can interact in a simple manner.
PROFICIENCY – PRE-INTERMEDIATE
One can understand daily conversations regarding various topics. One can carry out simple conversations with native Chinese people.
PROFICIENCY – INTERMEDIATE
One can understand and interact on a range of topics. One can interact extensively with the native speakers.
PROFICIENCY – PRE-ADVANCED
One can read Chinese newspapers and magazines with the minimal use of a dictionary. Also, watch Chinese films without subtitles.
PROFICIENCY – ADVANCED
One can easily understand spoken and written Chinese. One can express themselves effectively in Chinese.