Mandarin Chinese External Assessments in the USA

A large number of standardized external assessments are available for measuring student performance for Chinese in the US.  Most of these assessments are fee-based and details can be found on the assessment body website.  Full details of all assessments are attached including links. 

Among the external evaluation options are the following:

- ACTFL Performance Guidelines for K-12 Learners

- Lingua Folio

- Virginia PALS

- Early Language Learning Oral Performance Assessment (ELLOPA)

- SAT II: Chinese with Listening

- Advanced Placement Examination in Chinese Language and Culture

- Student Oral Performance Assessment (SOPA)

- Standards-Based Measurement of Proficiency (STAMP)

- Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

- Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)

- Youth Chinese Test (YCT)


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