TÖMER

Course Completion Examinations and Certificates

Students enrolled on the level courses (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2) take an End of Level Exam at the end of each level. The End of Level Exams are administered to assess the four basic language skills of individuals learning Turkish as a foreign language and establish whether they have passed the exam and will proceed with the next level or not.

CONTENT AND STAGES OF THE EXAM

The End of Level Exam consists of five stages, and each stage carries 20 points in total. The overall duration of the exam is 120 minutes.

  1. Reading Skills Exam: This exam is administered to assess whether the students understand what they have read. The duration of the exam is 30 minutes.
  2. Listening Skills Exam: This exam is administered to assess whether the students understand what they have listened to. The duration of the exam is 20 minutes.
  3. General Turkish Knowledge: This exam is administered to assess the students’ general Turkish knowledge. The duration of the exam is 30 minutes.
  4. Writing (Composition) Exam: Students are given three topics and asked to write a composition on one of the three topics. This exam is administered to assess the students’ language skills in writing. The duration of the exam is 35 minutes.
  5. Speaking Exam: This exam consists of two parts, free speaking and conversation. The time allocated for free speaking is 5 minutes, and the time allocated for conversation is 10 minutes.
  6. Students must achieve a minimum score of 12 out of 20 to pass the exam. A resit examination will be administered for those students who fail an End of Level Exam. If they fail more than one exam, they must repeat the level courses.

ASSESSMENT OF THE END OF LEVEL EXAM                                                                

 Required Minimum Score Highest Possible Score
Reading Skills 12 20
Listening Skills 12 20
General Turkish Knowledge 12 20
Writing Skills 12 20
Speaking Skills 12 20
TOTAL 60 100