Chinese SAT Subject Test Tutoring

The SAT Subject Test in Chinese (Mandarin) evaluates skills in Chinese grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. A student with a strong background in the language, including at least two or three years of study in high school, might consider taking the Chinese Subject Test.

Our Chinese Subject Test Program

Our approach to the Chinese Subject Test is educational and comprehensive. Our tutors impart core grammatical rules and establish a strong breadth of vocabulary and idiomatic expression. We develop individualized programs to each student’s background, strengths, and weaknesses in Chinese.

Students will learn and master the concepts that comprise the foundation of the Chinese Subject Test through one-one-one tutoring, in-session drills, homework assignments, and full-length, proctored practice exams.

Contact us to speak with a program consultant and schedule a diagnostic Chinese Subject Test.



Number of Questions


Listening Component

Section I

Listening Comprehension

Approximately 30 Multiple Choice Questions

20 Minutes

Reading Component

Section II


Approximately 55 Multiple Choice Questions

40 Minutes

Section III

Reading Comprehension

How are SAT Subject Tests Scored?

  • All SAT Subject Test scores are scaled from 200 to 800.
  • A fraction of a point is deducted from the raw score for each incorrect answer.

When is the Chinese Subject Test Taken?

The Chinese Subject Test is offered in November only.

Upcoming Chinese with Listening Subject Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

Accommodations Request Deadline

November 2, 2019

October 3, 2019

October 22, 2019

September 13, 2019

November 7, 2020

May 8, 2021


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Tutors in Washington DC

Cai-Yen Firestone

Cai-Yen Firestone

Tutor of: Chinese; Academic Chinese

M.A. in Microbiology from Indiana State University.
B.S. in Biology from Taiwan Fu-Zen University.

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