Month: June 2018

the HSK test

Everything About the HSK Test From A to Z

HSK in brief: The HSK test (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì), is a standardized Chinese language proficiency test for non-native speakers established by China. This test is divided into different levels, each of which represents a certain level of fluency in Chinese Mandarin. The HSK is administered by Hanban, which is an agency within the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. An HSK certificate is valid throughout China, and is often used to prove language proficiency in higher education and professional areas. The test is only administered in Chinese Mandarin with simplified Chinese Mandarin characters. That said, if paper-based, …

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Getting Help Learning Mandarin – What To Do When There Is No Teacher To Ask!!

Internet Forums – The way we ask and answer the most challenging questions while learning Chinese online! “HELP! I’ve got a language question and there’s no teacher to ask!” Think back to studying, well, anything in a classroom….There’s always a teacher or an expert we can go to for answers to our silly questions, right? BUT…when we learn a language online, it can be a lot harder to get help! Luckily for us, we’re not the first ones to have this problem (unless you’re trying to learn Sanskrit online, I suppose!!). Welcome to the world of internet forums. Ever wonder …

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