Which IIQE exam is easier? The English version or the Chinese version?

September 2, 2021

 

From time to time, students who purchase mock questions will ask us whether it is better to take the IIQE exam in Chinese or English?

 

Some students who have taken the exams several times may pay attention to both the Chinese and English questions simultaneously. They will find that the content of the questions in Chinese or English exam is actually the same. Sometimes the topics are more difficult to understand in Chinese, and some topics are more difficult to understand in English;This is because there are a large number of questions in the IIQE exam question bank, which are created by more than one person. Sometimes the questions are translated into English from Chinese, and sometimes the questions are translated from English into Chinese, hence the writing style is different. In addition, the Chinese title might have some typos, while the English title will consist more grammatical and spelling. 

 

Therefore, when choosing which language to partake the exam in, you should consider which language you have higher proficiency in; because if you take the computer-based exam, you can switch languages to view the translation at any time during the exam. Therefore, if students can’t understand the question, they can try to change the language; in this way, taking the computer-based exam can allow students to understand better what the question is asking. The paper-based exam can be read back and forth in both Chinese and English. Since the answers to this exam are often hidden in the subtle words of the question, the most important thing is to use the language you are most familiar with, so that you can build a better understanding of the question and pay attention to the details. 

 

For some students who are concerned that they may use more English in their work in the future, despite that their mother tongue is Chinese. In this case, we still recommend students to take the exam in Chinese. If a candidate’s English proficiency is not high, but forced to use English to partake in the exam, you may lose marks in the exam due to misunderstanding or not understanding English tenses, word meanings (especially ambiguous words), sentence patterns, etc. Comprehension, understanding, and digesting the content of the exam are the most important part of the exam. As for English vocabulary, it is not too late to study until you finish the exam.

 

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2CExam provides HKSI LE, IIQE, EAQE and SQE related exam preparation materials. We sell mock question banks for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3, 5 and MPFE in Chinese and English; and bibles for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3, MPFE in Chinese. We also offer 1 on 1 tutorial services. Besides, we have also made free tutorial videos for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3 and MPFE and posted on public channels such as Youtube/ Bilibili/ Tencent/ Iqiyi. 2CExam has been an exam training expert for years. Should you need any help please visit www.2cexam.com or contact us through:

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