TOPIK Writing Evaluation Policies + Examples

All the following information is freely available on numerous TOPIK websites, some with analysis. The following is a basic Beginner level (초급) rubric. This one doesn’t include “Formality of Language Use” like the Intermediate and Advanced rubrics do. TOPIK Writing Evaluation Content and Task Completion (9 marks) – 내용 및 과제 수행 (9점) Evaluates whether […]

TOPIK Leveling UP: Developmental Milestones along your path to Second Language Acquisition

So, you’re considering taking the TOPIK test? Here’s a breakdown of the evaluation policies and expectations posted on the StudyTOPIK website. Think of these as your developmental milestones along the road to Korean maturity. (Or unlockable achievements in the video game of 한국어배우기): Level 1: Beginner (초급 50%) Can you: Introduce yourself Check prices and […]

Amazing Resource: Practice TOPIK Questions Online!

I recently stumbled upon this amazing resource from the National Institute for International Education (NIIED): http://www.studytopik.go.kr There’s a lot of good stuff on here including: 5 Diagnosis Tests (50 questions each) – to help gauge your level 10 Beginner Level Sample Questions (30 questions each) 10 Intermediate Level Sample Questions (30 each) 10 Advanced Level Sample Questions […]