By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The College Entrance Examination Center (CEEC) hopes to assimilate English
listening comprehension tests as part of the requirement when reviewing applications for admissions, reports said Thursday.
The initiative will hopefully go into effect nationwide beginning 2019 at the earliest, or 2021 at the latest in order to comply with the rollout of the nation’s new admission standards.
CEEC deputy director Shen Ching-sung said 80 percent of the nation’s higher learning institutions in Taiwan have decided to include senior high school graduates’ grades in English listening comprehension tests when reviewing their university applications. [FULL STORY]