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 Education of the People's Republic of China.

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What are the HSK3.0 measure words?

Question: What are the HSK3.0 measure words? I went through the book 汉语国际教育用词语声调组合及轻重音格式实用手册 by 刘英林 [ed.] (considered the likely candidate for the upcoming HSK3.0 vocabulary) and inspected what was ...
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HSK6的第101题(缩写)请求反馈:富有爸爸和会花钱的儿子

我在练习HSK6里的第101题:缩写。我用了这个过去的考卷练习,而下面是我的写作(原始版)。我不可以用电脑、词典什么的,也作文400字数限制。据这个课程里的评论,我必须包括分段。 关于下面的写作,我请求反馈,想知道我最重要的缺点。我特别想知道前HSK6的学生的建议。(据我目前的知识,没有网站提供正确答案的例子。) 儿子只有自由才能成功 有钱的父亲担心他粗心花钱的儿子,虽然他劝儿子该负责自己,...
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Are HSK6 questions 51 through 60 (语病) so difficult that it's reasonable to just guess?

Among the HSK6 advice I've encountered, I'm a bit surprised by some practical advice regarding the ten 语病 questions (51 through 60) wherein each question has 4 sentences A through D and exactly one ...
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What is known about the new HSK 2020 format?

I found a brief note on Wikipedia that since 2020, HSK is going to be restructured. It links to a tweet, which shows a page in Chinese. Is there any more information compared to what Wikipedia ...
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HSK5 level novel to help prepare

Just got HSK4, and so the real work begins... Looking for novels to read whose level would be appropriate, any recommendations? Also looking for TV shows recommendation. I just finished watching ...
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On a HSK6 test, why is 社会稳定,人民生活水平显著提高,这一切都给人留下了深刻的印象 the incorrect sentence?

In a YouTube video a native Chinese speaker answers questions on the HSK-6 test. He gets one wrong: to identify which "has grammatical errors or uses wrong words" below: A. 每个人都可以有所作为,...
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How do you improve Chinese writing beyond HSK4 or HSK5?

I am learning Chinese (not student, just private interest) and my Chinese is somewhere between HSK4 and HSK5 (half part of HSK5 finished). I am not focussing to improve my vocabulary as when I speak, ...
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What are the HSK chengyu (idioms)?

I've been going through the HSK lists with awk, so I now feel like I can answer... Question: What are the HSK chengyu (idioms)? My answer is below. To my knowledge, there's no HSK5 idioms, except ...
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Chinese Proficiency tests available

What are the different official (government sponsored) Chinese Language proficiency tests available? I want to know about PRC as well as Taiwan tests. All Chinese language tests are for Mandarin only ...
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HSK 6 Writing: automatically saved?

I took the computer-based HSK 6 Test today. For the writing part, I was typing the entire time and did not notice there was a "save" button on top of the typing field until time was up. I never ...
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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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Why do HSK lists differ from character frequency lists?

I have been wondering how come the HSK list be so different 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? [closed]

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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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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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'...