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- About UsThe goal of this site is to become the number one HSK study resource for students planning to take this test. This site is not officially linked to the People’s Republic of China or its testing organizations.
- FAQHSK FAQ Please click on one of the questions below to find the answer to a question you may have. If you question is not listed below, please ask me through the contact form. I will do my best to answer your question and put it online for others to see. What happens if I fail the HSK? How do I study for the HSK? What level of the HSK should I take? What topics are on the Reading Section? I took the old HSK! What about my grades? How long will it take to pass level 6? How long until I know my score? How does the new HSK differ from the old HSK? Can I skip around on sections and take notes?
- BasicsWhat is the HSK? HSK stands for HanYu ShuiPin KaoShi, which roughly translated means “The Test of Chinese Proficiency.” The HSK was developed in the late 1980s and began its life as a true test in 1992. The idea of the HSK is to give China a tools that can be used to measure individual performance in the Chinese language. Test takers of the HSK include students planning to pursue studies in Chinese universities and professionals who wish to find work in China. Upon completion of the HSK, a certificate is given to the test taker. This certificate may be called into use for university/grad school applications and employment applications. At the moment, the HSK is the one and only test of Chinese language in mainland China. Why Take the HSK? Well, if you want to pursue higher education in China, most schools require you have an HSK certificate–especially good schools. In this case, the certificate proves that you won’t have any problem with language while you study. In addition, if you are looking for professional opportunities in China, the HSK is a big plus on your resume. It usually is enough to convince an employer that you will…
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