Undergraduate Programme State Final Exams
Written Exam: Listening & Reading (Level C1)
This part is a 90-120 minute written exam focusing on comprehension of written and spoken discourse.
- Listening - In this section, you complete 4 listening tasks around 4 listening extracts. You can expect to find short answer tasks, T/F tasks, multiple choice tasks and other common listening comprehension tasks.
- Reading- In this section, you read 4 texts (e.g. newspaper/magazine articles) on a general topic and complete comprehension check tasks. The specific tasks correspond with common reading comprehension tasks.
Oral exam: Speaking, Linguistics, Literature
The oral state finals reflects the content course work of the undergraduate program. Students are to show knowledge and skills associated with linguistics (grammar, lexicology, phonetics and phonology) and British and American literature. They also show their oral proficiency skills. During the exam, students demonstrate their speaking skills by addressing a speaking task (7 minutes), explain and discuss selected literary works (15 minutes) as well as identify and describe selected grammatical, lexical, phonological items in a text (7 minutes). Information about the content of the exam is available here.