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Chinese Proficiency Tests

By  Selina


As more and more schools are offering Chinese language lessons and more and more students are learning Chinese, it is necessary for learners to test their skills according to set criteria and see if they improve over time. Here are three main Chinese proficiency tests for Chinese Continue reading

Sep 16

Best Series for Chinese reading!

By  Selina


Fancy to step up a gear and sharpen your Chinese reading and writing skills during summer holidays?  Recommended by our intern Iyala, an outstanding, talented Chinese learner who has been studying Chinese for 2 years, based on her own learning experience, these popular graded reader series may help bring your Chinese skills to a new level.

– by Iyala

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Aug 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