English Skills Tests for Schools
International English Skills Tests for Schools is
English Education Assessment Committee
(IEEAC) of IEERA
as a test of English for students in China.
papers each contain 100 multiple choice questions: 20 Listening questions
and 80 Reading questions. During the Listening section of the test, a tape
is played for students. The students listen to the passages and the
questions are read twice. They then answer the questions on an answer sheet.
The remaining questions test a variety of skills in understanding and
interpreting both factual and literary texts. Students read the passages and
questions in the test booklet and answer the questions on the answer sheet.
International English Skills Test for Schools is
attempted by approximately 120 000 students each
year in China. Comprehensive results are sent to schools and students
enabling them to gauge each student's strengths and weaknesses across a
range of skills.
are presented to all students who participate in the test and medals are
awarded to the highest achieving students.
to the best student in each level
Certificate of High Distinction (to the top 1% of entrants in each level)
Certificate of Distinction (to the next 10% of entrants in each level)
Certificate of Credit (to the next 20% of entrants in each level)
Certificate of Participation (to all students who do not qualify for one
of the above Certificates.)
addition, outstanding students are selected by their teachers and are given
the opportunity to visit IEERA in
the USA for a seven-day educational tour. The Chinese students and
their teachers attend presentations at IEERA as
well as spending time touring the sights of the city,
visiting a university and seeing some of
America's unique animals.
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