The new HSK test was launched by Hanban in an effort to better serve Chinese language learners. The test is the result of coordinated efforts by domestic and. The new HSK test was launched by Hanban in an effort to better serve Chinese language learners. The test is the result of coordinated efforts by the experts from . HSK, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi or the Chinese Proficiency Test is an international standardized exam which tests and rates Chinese language proficiency.

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A score of 9 or higher was a common business standard [ citation needed ]. Test design and structure The HSK test written consists of six levels.

Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi – Wikipedia

The HSKK test oral is divided into oaoshi levels: The HSK is held at designated test centers in China and abroad. The examinee is able to discuss various topics in Chinese, and to communicate spontaneously and flexibly. The certificate is valid for an unlimited period, the examination report for a period of two years from the date of the examination. The test can be either paper-based or internet-based, depending on what the specific test center offers.

The official language examinations HSK and HSKK

Designed for learners who can understand and use some simple Chinese characters and sentences to communicate, and prepares them for continuing their Chinese ahuiping. In HSK 2 all characters are provided along with Pinyin.


For example, a job description might ask for foreign applicants with “HSK5 or better. Byover countries had participated as regular host sites and the tests had been taken around million times domestic ethnic minority candidates included. The Kaohsi is administered solely in Mandarin and in simplified Chinese characters ; however, if the exam is paper-based, the test-taker can choose to write the writing assignments in simplified or in traditional characters, to his discretion.

Development began in at Kaosyi Language and Culture University and in the HSK was officially made a national standardized test. Designed for learners who can easily understand any information communicated in Chinese and are capable of smoothly expressing themselves in written or oral form.

Test takers who are able to pass the HSK Level VI can easily comprehend written and spoken information in Chinese and can effectively express themselves in Chinese, both orally and on paper. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests each have a maximum score of It is not uncommon to refer to a standard or level of proficiency by the HSK level number, or score. The examinee is able to manage everyday situations easily.

The Advanced HSK however, added an additional sjuiping portions: The test is the result of coordinated efforts by domestic and foreign experts from different disciplines including Chinese language teaching, linguistics, psychology and educational measurement.

HSK 5 and 6 also have a maximum of points and originally required a score of points to pass. Aside from the written expressions portion which requires writing of Chinese charactersthese two tests were completely multiple-choice.

Tests & Competition

Word lists by frequency and number of words. Retrieved from ” https: Designed for learners who can read Chinese newspapers and magazines, watch Chinese films and are capable of writing and delivering a lengthy speech in Chinese.


Information about the examination process Only the following items can be brought with you to the examination room: This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat The examination is held in certified examination centres worldwide. The results hanyuu the test can serve kaoshl purposes:. Details are as follows The new HSK test was launched by Hanban in an effort to better serve Chinese language learners. The examinee is able to understand and use simple expressions and sentences.

This audio file was created from a revision of the article ” Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi ” datedand does not reflect subsequent kaooshi to the article. The new HSK sets clear test objectives to allow the test takers to be able to improve their Chinese language abilities in a systematic and efficient way.

Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) – Konfuzius-Institut M√ľnchen

In HSK 1 all characters are provided along with Pinyin. The test aims to be a certificate of language proficiency for higher educational and professional purposes.

The HSKK test is a separate test. A minor update of the vocabulary lists was made in The examinee is able to understand the content of familiar situations in the subject areas of work, school, leisure etc. Talking to native speakers is possible without great effort.

Hanban provides examples of the exam for the different levels together with a list of words that need to be known for each level.