Comparing PETS and GEPT in China and Taiwan

Mei Wu

Abstract


This paper compares the Public English Test System (PETS) administered in mainland, China and the General English Proficiency Test (GEPT) administered in Taiwan, from the aspects of test levels, test contents and scoring weight. Compared with the PETS, the GEPT is found to value the English productive skills more, and have a greater ability to discriminate the beginner or intermediate learners from the advanced learners.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v5n6p48

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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