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Bid to further improve English

May 3, 2019 | National News

PUTRAJAYA: Students sitting for the Form 3 Assessment (PT3) this year can expect to face an English exam paper that is of international standard.

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said English exam papers of PT3 this year would be aligned according to standards of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – which is standardised and used internationally to determine English proficiency levels.

“The English exam paper in PT3 will be set according to the CEFR standards starting this year.

“English exam papers for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) will start following the CEFR standards in 2021, while English papers of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) will follow suit in 2022,” he added.

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