Monthly Archives: March 2016

March Book Recommendations

By  Grace

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See below for our book recommendations for March! Our monthly recommendations also appear on the relevant website homepages – so feel free to check them out there too.

We would love to hear your thoughts about these titles and if you need any more information on these or any of our other titles, do get in touch!


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Mar 16

Reasons to Take the HSK Exam

By  Grace

5Anyone having studied Chinese for any length of time will have heard of the HSK. For those that have not, it’s the Chinese Proficiency Test (汉语水平考试) similar to tests such as IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) which are used to test English proficiency.

There is a plethora of books and information available on the HSK examinations, but it’s not always clear what their purpose is and what value it gives to the candidate.

What significance does the HSK have for academic and professional progression inside and outside of mainland China? What weight do the HSK examinations hold compared to other, better known qualifications?

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Mar 16