The Ukrainian center for educational quality assessment (uceqa) informed that in 2018 the external independent testing (EIT) in foreign languages will be split level and will expand block listening.

“The biggest changes are expected in the next year in a test on foreign languages. It is planned that there will be a new activity that has not been used – the perception of language by ear – be a separate unit listening. It is also assumed that in the process of passing the state final examination will be used two-level test for levels of language proficiency B1 and B2,” – said the Director of the Center Vadim Carangi in a course a press-conferences on Thursday in Kiev, speaking about the planned for 2018 innovations in testing.

According to him, the test of the B1 level will be offered to graduates of secondary schools, and B2 – schools and classes with profound learning of foreign languages .