The authorities impose the exam on Ukrainian as a foreign language

Власти введут экзамен по украинскому языку как иностранному

The working group established a single standard for passing the certification exam of the Ukrainian language as a second foreign

The Cabinet argued that the increase in the number of citizens requiring proof of knowledge of the Ukrainian language.

In Ukraine plan to introduce certification exam on Ukrainian as a foreign language, according to a government portal/

In the Cabinet explained that the need for the development and implementation of internationally recognized certification exam in Ukrainian as a foreign language arose from the growth in the number of citizens who want to confirm their proficiency in that language (foreign Ukrainians, people who need to confirm knowledge of Ukrainian as a foreign language for professional activities abroad, foreigners, refugees, migrants).

“Foreign Ukrainians, to those foreigners who want to obtain citizenship of Ukraine, foreign students are required to formally confirm knowledge of the Ukrainian language, so we need to solve organizational issues with the introduction of the certification exam as soon as possible”, – the press service quoted Deputy Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko.

An important step in implementing the certification exam will lead to the adoption of the standard, which will comply with regulations of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference Common European database system) recommended by the European Union Council resolution (November 2001).

The Cabinet also report that under the chairmanship of Kirilenko with participation of the Minister of science and education Lilia Grinevich, representatives of the foreign Ministry, the National Academy of Sciences, higher education institutions and public organizations held a special meeting concerning the settlement of this question.

Its results will create a working group with the participation of leading linguists and practising teachers, which until the end of the year summarizing all the existing approaches and gain a uniform standard for passing the certification exam of the Ukrainian language as a second foreign language.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier, President Petro Poroshenko said that all residents of Ukraine are obliged to speak the state language. While natsmenshinstv are free to learn and your native language.

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