Adult Course /HSK  

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What is HSK Test?

The Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is an official examination designed to assess the Mandarin language proficiency of non-native speakers from beginners to advanced Level (divided in levels 1-6). It is an internationally recognised standard in assessing your Mandarin language level and the result can be used to apply for Confucius Institute Scholarship (CIS). It is also accepted by universities in China as proof of Mandarin proficiency. The HSK tests include writing, listening, and reading skills. YAN Mandarin Academy is proud of our students with almost 100% pass rate in different levels of HSK test. Our professional teaching team is fully equipped with extensive knowledge of HSK preparation to help you get started and get certificated.

 

Is it necessary to have a HSK certificate?

It is not compulsory to take the HSK exam and have the certificate however, it is always nice to have a goal that we can work towards to. HSK certificate is a great value to be add on to your job CV, working profile which add on extra value.

People decide to take the HSK for multiple reasons, of which the most common are:

1.     They need the certificate for university entry

2.     It will help when applying for a job

3.     It helps with studying when you have a goal

4.     To get the HSK scholarship

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 1?

HSK 1 requires a command of 150 words, and it is specifically designed for learners who can understand and use some simple Mandarin characters and sentences to communicate and prepares them for continuing their Mandarin studies.

Our whole HSK 1 lesson is designed for 10 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. This will enable you to pick up the simple Mandarin characters in a more efficient ways. 

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 2?

 HSK 2 requires a command of 300 words, and it is specifically designed for students who can use Mandarin in a simple and direct manner, applying it in a basic fashion to their daily lives.

Our whole HSK 2 lesson is designed for 12 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. This will enable you to pick up the Mandarin characters in a more efficient ways and time. We recommend joining our HSK 1 lesson before taking the exam from complete beginner level.

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 3?

HSK 3 requires a command of 600 words, and it is specifically designed for students who is able to use Mandarin to meet the demands of their studies, personal lives and work, and are capable of completing most of the communicative tasks while travelling to China in the future.

Our whole HSK 3 lesson is designed for 12 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. We recommend joining our HSK 1 & 2 lesson before taking the exam from complete beginner level.

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 4?

 HSK 4 requires a command of 1200 words, and it is specifically designed for students who wish to discuss in a wide range of topics in Mandarin and can communicate with Mandarin native speakers at a relatively high standard.

Our whole HSK 4 lesson is designed for 12 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. We recommend joining our HSK 1 - 3 lesson before taking the exam from complete beginner level.

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 5?

 HSK 5 requires a command of 2500 words, and it is specifically designed for students who would like to watch Mandarin films, read Mandarin newspapers and magazines, and wish of writing and delivering a lengthy speech in Mandarin with no barriers.

Our whole HSK 5 lesson is designed for 12 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. We recommend joining our HSK 1 - 4 lesson before taking the exam from complete beginner level.

 

How long does it take to complete HSK 6?

 HSK 6 requires a command of 5000 words, and it is specifically designed for students who can easily understand any information in Mandarin and being able to express themselves in written or oral form smoothly.

Our whole HSK 6 lesson is designed for 12 weeks with 2 hours of learning per section. We recommend joining our HSK 1 - 5 lesson before taking the exam from complete beginner level.

 

Will I pass the exam after attending your HSK course?

As our courses for each level is specifically designed to help you in preparing and sitting the equivalent exam, therefore, we will ensure that you will pass the exam accordingly. During the course, there will be mock exam which will help you to better prepare for your exam. Apart from that, there will be personal study advisor who is able to provide you with additional assistant outside of the classroom.

However, if you would like to have an extra help, you are always welcome to book a private 1 vs 1 tuition with the teacher. We strongly recommend you sign up for a few weeks of private tuition with our teacher if you are taking the HSK speaking test.

 

Will you help me to sign up for the examination?

Yes, we are more than willing to assist you in signing up for the examination. We will provide you with the detailed instruction in taking the exam accordingly and make sure that you are able to sit for the exam smoothly😊