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October 17, 2003

New Test of Business English

The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (commonly known as Nissho) has started a campaign for its new Nissho Test of Business English. The test, due to begin in November, is an almagamation of two exisiting tests run by Nissho and already has about 2,000 people signed up. The test is carried out on the Internet and can be taken at three levels. Levels 2 and 3 will be available at various times and test centres nationwide, while Level 1 will be administered once a year. Level 3 testing is scheduled to begin next month, and the upper levels sometime next year. Each test takes 30 minutes and has a pass level of 70 points. The test focuses on practical business English as used in contracts or communications with foreign companies. The cost ranges from ¥4,000 up to ¥7,000.
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