Russian Language Certified Exam
Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University (ÚJOP UK) facilitates the internationally recognized Russian language examination TORFL-ТРКИ (The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language - Тестирование по русскому языку как иностранному) at each of the six levels of the scales of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) in cooperation with Saint Petersburg State University.
The examination is recognized worldwide; it tests the level of all four parts of language competence (listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension, and writing) and assesses candidates' ability to use Russian language in various social situations. The TORFL-ТРКИ examination is recognized by most universities and employers around the world.
This examination is designed for candidates aged over 16, who wish to obtain credible proof of their language skills in Russian.
The TORFL-ТРКИ exam at B1 level may also be used as a substitute for one mandatory and one non-mandatory foreign language exam as part of the Czech secondary school leaving exam ('maturitní zkouška'), pursuant to Section 6 (81) of Act No. 561/2004 Coll., on pre-school, basic, secondary, tertiary professional and other education (the Education Act), as amended.
Candidates must apply to sit the examination not later that 2 weeks before the examination date.
At least 10 days before the examination date, candidates will receive a notification from the study department officer whether they have been admitted to sit the examination or not, and when the examination takes place.
As soon as candidates have been informed that they are eligible for sitting the examination, they must pay the examination fee within 5 days after receiving the confirmation of admittance.
Candidates must provide a confirmation of payment on the day of the examination.
Information about the course of the exam
The exam consists of five subtests that are carried out in a period of two days in a row:
• grammatical and lexical test, range 50 to 90 minutes (depending on levels A1-C2)
• reading comprehension, range 45 to 90 minutes (depending on the level of A1-C2)
• writing, range 50 - 80 minutes (depending on the level A1-C2)
• listening comprehension, range 25 to 45 minutes (depending on the level of A1-C2)
• speaking, range 45-60 minutes (depending on the level A1-C2)
Those interested in the exam, please indicate on the application form the level of the exam one wishes to take.
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The exam will take place only if there are at least 4 applicants.
+ Tuesday 21.05.2019
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The online application is opened until 06.05.2019
Monday 18. 3. 2019 + Tuesday 19. 3. 2019
Monday 20. 5. 2019 + Tuesday 21. 5. 2019
Level A1 – 2 700 Kč
Variable number for payment: 15210
Account number and other information about payment can be found here
Prague-Krystal Study Centre, José Martího 2, 160 00 Praha 6
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The practice test is used to determine the level of knowledge of the language.
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