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KLPT 2009 Results

5급 합격했다!! ^^

It’s 9.08am on my computer clock now and I’ve just checked my KLPT (Korean Language Proficiency Test) results online! I can’t stop grinning 😀 It’s been one year since the last KLPT test and I’m really glad that I’ve improved ^^ Time really flies~~ Click HERE for my KLPT 2008 post.


LEVEL 5!!! ^^ Last year, I obtained a level 2. And now I hit level 5!! 😀

Here’s a short background on the KLPT test. For those who are interested, visit their official site (english version) here. Unlike TOPIK, KLPT does not have an essay component and hence it is said to be easier. However, I feel that the reading passages in KLPT are longer and more challenging. So I guess it sort of balance out?

Each question is worth 5 marks and there are 100 questions together.

  • Listening: 40 questions (200 marks)
  • Reading: 60 questions (300 marks)

The reading component consists of questions on grammar, vocabulary, proverbs and of course, the reading passages.

A breakdown of my score:

  • Listening: 35/40
  • Reading: 48/60

According to the official site, I can now…

klpt report


really?? HMMM. Like I said in the previous post, the ‘real test’ for me will come the day when I finally go to Korea~~

For those who took the KLPT test this time, hope you guys got the results you wanted!! ^^

To check your score, click HERE

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    23 November, 2009 at 9:36 AM

    Congrats on making such a big improvement! I’m sure you have put in a lot of hard work! Continue to work hard!

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      23 November, 2009 at 9:42 AM

      thank you~! ^^ All the best for your upcoming JLPT too! 😀

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    23 November, 2009 at 9:47 AM

    Well, congratulations 😀 It’s something I should start thinking about for next year because I’ve been here almost 2 years and still not managed to have any formal teaching in Korean >_<

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      23 November, 2009 at 9:58 AM

      Thanks Alex! ^^ You should take the test too. I’m sure you will do very well, you are in Korea! 😀

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    23 November, 2009 at 11:22 AM

    wow congrats! kkk~ anyways you haven’t been to korea? don’t worry if you go i’m sure you’ll do more than fine there.. although it’s true that going to the country itself and taking the test is very much different ㅠㅠ

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      23 November, 2009 at 1:18 PM

      Thanks alot~!^^ Yeah I haven’t been to Korea ㅠㅠ
      Have you been there before?

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    23 November, 2009 at 6:49 PM

    yupp ^^ i’ve been there 4 times lol! will be going there again next year after i graduate to work!

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      24 November, 2009 at 8:33 AM

      아~ 부러워요 ㅋㅋㅋ

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    24 November, 2009 at 11:31 AM

    whao a level 5! great job! haha i think i’ll only be able to do bklpt. >.<
    did you take this klpt in singapore? computer based?

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      24 November, 2009 at 3:12 PM

      haha thanks 😀 I took it in NUS extension (at Park Mall). It’s paper based ^^

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    24 November, 2009 at 8:31 PM

    yes you can and you did it. congratulations. *큰 박수*
    you have already blazed a path for other to follow. keep going.

    it is now clearer that your destiny is in korea.
    you go girl. find your destiny ^^

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      25 November, 2009 at 8:19 AM

      Thanks for the encouragement ^^ Hopefully I’ll be able to achieve my goals~ Will definitely continue to work hard!

      ‘이 길의 끝에 우리가 원하는 세상이 있다.’ 그 무엇도 두려워하지 말고, 당당하게 청춘처럼!

      – my fav quote from my fav book XD

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    26 November, 2009 at 2:22 PM

    축하해~ that’s really great! now i feel nervous!! i hope i get level 4 or 5 on KLPT

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      26 November, 2009 at 4:43 PM

      고마워요~~^^ i’m sure you can score even better!

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    27 November, 2009 at 8:43 AM

    I was looking at the sample paper and it the format seems to resemble the language paper exams i took. BTW, i don’t understand anything from the paper 😛

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      27 November, 2009 at 12:29 PM

      haha don’t worry, you just started learning korean! ^^ You will soon be able to understand the paper~~ ㅋㅋ

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    28 November, 2009 at 6:31 PM

    wow. level 5 is amazing!
    i only got level 3 last year.
    I personally think KLPT is harder although there is no writing component in the test.
    why are you taking KLPT since is only recognize in korea??
    You’re coming to korea?

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      28 November, 2009 at 7:54 PM

      안녕하세요~~ ^^ 반가워요!
      wow i just went to your blog. are you in korea now? ^^
      Actually I didn’t know that KLPT is only recognised in Korea. >< I just wanted to gauge my proficiency level, so I took both TOPIK and KLPT
      anw going to Korea is definitely in my plans, but probably not anytime soon ): 내년에 교환학생으로 가고 싶어용~~ ㅋㅋ

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    29 November, 2009 at 10:54 AM

    ㅎㅎ존댓말까지 했네요. 저도 이제 존댓말 할까요?
    Feels so weird if i use honorific form when i speaks to ppl from the same region. keke.
    Anyway, nice to meet you too.
    And yes KLPT is used for foreigners to enter local Uni here but is useless overseas..TOPIK is recognized worldwide..actually KLPT has higher level of difficulties thats why i think you did fairly well with your result.
    I think if i were to take KLPT again best i can only reach level 4..
    Wow. if you are learning the language is best to come and experience it yourself..ㅋㅋ
    There’s alot of festival here..really should come (:

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      1 December, 2009 at 7:49 AM

      haha! actually i’m not very sure of when i should use 존댓말 or 반말 ㅋㅋ As I’m self studying, I feel that I do not know much about the Korean culture. ><

      ooh now I finally know the difference between TOPIK and KLPT 😀 ~~

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