The language streams of Shanghai French School offer students the possibility to gain recognized language certifications,
giving them additional credits to get admitted into the best universities worldwide. We propose 5 language certifications :
The HSK is the standard Chinese language proficiency test. Designed under the aegis of the Chinese Ministry of National Education, the HSK is divided into a written test and an oral test, each consisting of different levels. This test aims to become, like the TOEFL from which it is inspired, the international reference standard for assessing the level of the Chinese language. It is valid for 2 years.
Pupils taking the HSK may benefit from a practice test beforehand to familiarize themselves with the exam. To do this, they will have to come forward to their teacher.
The YCT is the standard Chinese language proficiency assessment exam for schoolchildren. Designed under the aegis of the Chinese Ministry of National Education, the YCT consists of a written test and an oral test, each consisting of different levels.
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education, which can also be translated as “General Certificate of Secondary Education”. The IGCSE is obtained after passing an exam in the main subjects taught: English language, English literature, mathematics, science and options.
The DELF is the diploma of studies in the French language. It is an official diploma issued by the French Ministry of National Education.
The proposed certification levels correspond to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), they are broken down as follows:
DELF Prim: A1 and A2, for children aged 7 to 11 attending primary school;
DELF Scolaire: A2, B1 and B2 for adolescents aged 12 to 18 attending secondary school.
Cambridge English is a unique approach to teaching, learning and assessing English proficiency.
It is based on international research and guided by a deep desire to: deliver excellent education provide better opportunities for learners and teachers bring value to teachers, schools and employers promoting the learning of English to contribute to society as a whole.
The Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are official diplomas, mastery of the Spanish language, accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
The Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language are divided into 6 levels depending on the language level: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The Goethe-Institut exams are internationally renowned and, in many countries, the diplomas awarded serve as proof of competence for employers and higher education establishments.
The Goethe-Institut’s German exams correspond to the levels of the European Framework of Reference for Languages: from A1 for beginners to C2 for the more experienced.
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States.
The SAT covers writing, reading and math.