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Category C: Other Language Subjects

Six language subjects are offered to candidates in the HKDSE. They are:
  • French Language
  • German Language
  • Hindi Language
  • Japanese Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Urdu Language

Question papers of the Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level from Cambridge Assessment International Education (Cambridge International)* are used for the examinations of these six subjects. Marking and grading are conducted by Cambridge International. Results are reported in five grades (a-e) on the HKDSE certificate, with grade “e” being the lowest and grade “a” being the highest. Achievement below grade “e” is designated as “Ungraded” and is not reported on the certificate.

Syllabuses for HKEAA Centre


Instructions to Candidates

2020 Examination Year - November 2019 Series



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*Remark: Formerly known as Cambridge International Examinations