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Questions tagged [hsk]

HSK or 汉语水平考试 (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì) is a standardised Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers of Chinese. The test is administered by the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOTCFL, also known as Hàn Bàn / 汉办), an agency affiliated with the Ministry of ...

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Where can I find old HSK tests?

I'd like to practice HSK based on tests from previous years, but have trouble finding them. Is there a place where those were collected for the general public?
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How are my 用词造句 (“use the word to make a sentence”) sentences using 幸福 and 俩?

In the HSK4上 Standard Course workbook, the first practice exam has this problem: It's a 用词造句 ("use the word to make a sentence") problem. I came up with these sentences: 我妹妹十一月会结婚,太幸福了! My ...
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Words and characters that do not appear on HSK lists

I have just posted a question about HSK characters list not matching the most common characters list, but I think this question here is a bit different. I also wonder why do HSK tests have so many ...
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HSK and most used Chinese characters

I have been wondering how come the HSK list be so diferent from the list of the most used Chinese characters. The only list I know about character frequency is Jun Da's list. On the first 2635 most ...
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How to deal with elasticity/flexibility in HSK vocabulary?

I'll be concise for those knowledgeable, and refer to brief and basic bibliography for those who are not. The Chinese elasticity/flexibility is a lexical property of Chinese terms, two sides of the ...
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If I forget how to write a character during the HSK, can I copy it from the supplied exam materials?

Writing Chinese characters is difficult, but I can copy them easily enough. Presumably, I won't be able to utilize my mobile phone, a dictionary, etc., during the HSK, but it seems there might still ...
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For the HSK, what do I need to know about characters which appear differently?

Edit: This question was based on a misunderstanding: I installed Chinese fonts in Ubuntu, where the default behaviour is to show Japanese characters. (I managed to fix this problem following the ...
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Is there a Chinese equivalent of the Japanese Kanji Kentei?

There is a test called Nihon Kanji Nōryoku Kentei or 日本漢字能力検定 , that tests Japanese kanji (characters that came from Chinese). It was originally meant for native speakers of Japanese, and it ...
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What's the format of official “online” HSK tests?

Some HSK test centres give the option of taking an online test (albeit supervised under exam conditions). What format does this take? Is the audio played on a CD player to the whole room or do you ...
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For part 1 of HSKK高级 exam, do you really need to repeat word for word what is said in the recording?

My issue here is that I would struggle even in my mother tongue to repeat word for word a passage I just heard, let alone one in Chinese. Has anyone done this exam yet? Any tips on how to prepare for ...
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Meaning of 这道题其他很容易

I was going through the grammar points for HSK 3 and I found this sentences. I understand (or so I think) every words but I still don't understand the sentence structure. 这道题:this issue/problem/...
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HSK form machine readability

I understand this is not strictly related to Chinese Language but may be helpful for people taking the HSK. Here is what the test form looks like. The first part contains the personal info. The ...
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一点 or 一点儿 on HSK 1?

MDBG lists 一点儿 as not an HSK entry. I've seen other lists that do say it is an HSK entry. Is it common for the HSK to include erhua variants instead of non-erhua? My understanding is that erhua ...
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Reliability of HSK practice tests

I am curious as to how reliable HSK tests downloaded from the internet are. I've downloaded them from the sites listed in this post. And have also use the android app here. I can pass the HSK 1 & ...
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Recommended methods and resources to prepare for the listening part of HSK4

Some time ago, I passed HSK3 (score: 297/300), so I would like to prepare for HSK4. I already have word lists and grammar books, but my question is specifically about the listening part of HSK4. ...
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Where to find graduated text/books? [closed]

Where can I find texts/books with a lower vocabulary range (1000 words) for preparing an HSK exam or see more often the most used words.
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Hanban/HSK Official Website Resources Download

Does anybody know where to find the most recent HSK test materials, especially the vocabulary lists to download? I have checked the official site, but the 资料下载 'button' doesn't work UPDATE: Found it....
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Are there any rules or regulations for making a Chinese learning (focused on HSK) mobile app?

I want to make an app to teach Chinese and prepare people for HSK, but I don't know if there are any rules or regulations that I should adhere to.
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How to prepare for HSK3?

I have passed HSK2 already. Now my new target is HSK3. How is it different from HSK2 from your experience? What should I pay attention to? What about HSK4?
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How to estimate your score for an HSK practice exam?

I'm preparing for my first HSK exam in October - probably level 1 - so I completed a practice exam. I know the number of correct answers, but I don't how to convert these into a score. From what I'...