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KPE Exam

The KPE (Korean Proficiency Examination) exam is a standardized test covering reading, writing, speaking and listening sections that are designed to assess teh Korean language proficiency of non-native speakers of Korean as well as for Koreans living overseas who wish to study or work in Korea.Sections on Listening, Reading and Writing are a paper-based test, whilst the Speaking sections are computer-based tests.

  • Are you confident in your current Korean vocabulary level?
  • Do you understand all of the Korean grammar rules?
  • Is your spoken Korean at a high enough level?
  • Do you understand the structure of the KPE exam?
  • Are you comfortable using the expert tricks on the KPE exam?
  • Can you confidently write an Korean essay?

If you answered 'no' to any of those questions, you may want to speak with one of Live Lingua's KPE tutors. The first trial KPE class is absolutely free. You can speak with the tutor to see if they think you are ready for the KPE test and they can propose a study plan for you. No credit card required, and no commitment.

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KPE Exam

The KPE exam assesses a students level of comprehension of grammar, spelling, vocabulary, conversational ability, as well as certain aspects of Korean sociocultural customs. All levels assess 4 areas which are Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. The possible levels are as follows:

KPE LEVELS

LEVEL

1 and 2

Basic

3 and 4

Intermediate

5 and 6

Advanced

Do you have any questions about the KPE exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 1 certificate shows that the student is able to understand basic vocabulary and grammar, can construct rudimentary sentences and hold short conversations, grasps basic everyday words and can manage most common interactions like greetings and ordering items of food. The exam to obtain the KPE Level 1 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 1

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 1 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 2 certificate shows that students can discern variation in pronunciation, hold simple conversations, perform simple business communications, use a varied vocabulary for daily life in Korea, and can manage complex communication using everyday words. The exam to obtain the KPE Level 2 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 2

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 2 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 3 certificate shows that students can follow a long conversation of simple sentences, understands and can perform basic and complex business communications, can read and write about many familiar everyday subjects, and is able to coherently communicate in everyday life. The exam to obtain the KPE Level 3 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 3

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 3 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 4 demonstrates the students comprehension of spoken conversations on new subjects, can understand media transmissions, can understand and use difficult vocabulary and complex sentences and can coherently express opinions on both a personal and business level . The exam to obtain the KPE Level 4 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 4

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 4 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 5 certificate refers to a higher level of fluency tha includes understanding lectures and interviews, communication in business and official situations, precisely expressing thoughts using varied vocabulary, and can use high level expressions in administrative and technical fields. The exam to obtain the KPE Level 5 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 5

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 5 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

The KPE Level 6 certificate refers to absolute fluency in the Korean language and includes the uderstanding of fast conversations, complex sentence structures and grammatical expressions, the use of specialised professional language and advanced writing and reading skills. The exam to obtain the KPE Level 6 certificate is composed of the following parts:

KPE

Level 6

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 3

SPEAKING
10 questions

30 minutes

SECTION 4

WRITING
10 questions

50 minutes

Do you have any questions about the KPE Level 6 exam? You can speak to one of our KPE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.


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