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TOPIK Exam

The TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) exam is a written test designed to measure the ability of non-native speakers for expression and comprehension in the Korean language. The TOPIK exam covers proficiency in reading, writing, and listening comprehension. The test has three different levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Further accuracy is expressed through six grades, two matched to each level to evaluate proficiency.

  • 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 TOPIK exam?
  • Are you comfortable using the expert tricks on the TOPIK 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 TOPIK tutors. The first trial TOPIK class is absolutely free. You can speak with the tutor to see if they think you are ready for the TOPIK test and they can propose a study plan for you. No credit card required, and no commitment.

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TOPIK Exam

The TOPIK exam has two levels – TOPIK-I and TOPIK-II. TOPIK-I, i.e. the beginner level, has two sublevels – 1 & 2 while TOPIK-II, i.e. Intermediate-Advanced level, has 4 sublevels – 3, 4, 5 & 6. Test takers get a level between 1 and 6 based on their total score in the test. The TOPIK certification is the most recognized Korean certification in the world. The possible levels are as follows:

TOPIK LEVELS

LEVEL

1 and 2

Beginner

3 and 4

Intermediate

5 and 6

Advanced

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

The TOPIK Level 1 certificate shows that the student can make use of basic commands of Korean for survival, such as greeting, purchasing, ordering, etc. Expressing and understanding oneself in simple everyday conversation by making simple sentences from 800 basic words. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 1 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 1

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
30 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
40 questions

60 minutes

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

The TOPIK Level 2 certificate shows that students have skills needed to discuss familiar topics employing a vocabulary of about 1,500 - 2,000 words. Distinguishing correctly between formal and informal situations. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 2 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 2

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
30 questions

40 minutes

SECTION 2

READING
40 questions

60 minutes

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

The TOPIK Level 3 certificate shows that students can carry out transactions with people in public spaces and maintain social relationships. Understanding the correct usage of words and speech. Command of fundamental characteristics of Korean. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 3 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 3

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 2

WRITING
4 questions

50 minutes

SECTION 3

READING
50 questions

70 minutes

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

The TOPIK Level 4 certificate demonstrates the students comprehension of news articles, general social issues and abstract topics with accuracy and fluency. Comprehension of Korean social and cultural contents relying on essential idioms and understanding of representative aspects of Korean culture. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 4 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 4

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 2

WRITING
4 questions

50 minutes

SECTION 3

READING
50 questions

70 minutes

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

The TOPIK Level 5 certificate refers to high fluency in using the Korean language in professional research or work. Understanding and discussing less unfamiliar topics in politics, economics and other fields. Usage of appropriate expressions, distinguishing formal and informal, written and spoken, by context. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 5 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 5

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 2

WRITING
4 questions

50 minutes

SECTION 3

READING
50 questions

70 minutes

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

The TOPIK Level 6 certificate refers to absolute fluency in the Korean language for professional research or work. Capacity to understand and express oneself without problem, although without the full fluency of a native speaker. The exam to obtain the TOPIK Level 6 certificate is composed of the following parts:

TOPIK

Level 6

CONTENT

SECTION 1

LISTENING
50 questions

60 minutes

SECTION 2

WRITING
4 questions

50 minutes

SECTION 3

READING
50 questions

70 minutes

Do you have any questions about the TOPIK Level 6 exam? You can speak to one of our TOPIK 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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