Complete HSK 2 Vocabulary

I call this the complete HSK 2 Vocabulary because it includes over 100 words not in the official HSK 1 Vocabulary. It’s not uncommon to encounter words on the HSK not included in the official vocabulary. That’s why I’ve analyzed official tests, practice tests, and even similar tests like the YCT to bring you this complete list of every word …

Complete HSK 1 Vocabulary

I call this the complete HSK 1 Vocabulary because it includes over 50 words not in the official HSK 1 Vocabulary. It’s not uncommon to encounter words on the HSK not included in the official vocabulary, like 好吃 or tasty. The test creators feel free to include words and even phrases that they feel you should know, even if they’re …

TOCFL vs HSK

Whether to take the HSK or TOCFL depends on where you want to go. The HSK, or Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, is the official Mandarin fluency test of Mainland China; if you’re planning to work or study there, that’s the test you should take. The TOCFL, or Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language. Is the official Mandarin fluency test of …

HSK 2 Practice Test

This is a practice test derived from the official mock tests provided by Hanban. I’ve taken five random Listening questions and five random Reading questions from the mock test and copied them here so you can quickly and easily judge whether you can pass the HSK 2. If you’d like more practice exams, scroll down to the bottom of the …

HSK 3 Practice Test

This is a HSK 3 practice test derived from the official mock tests provided by Hanban. I’ve taken seven questions from the Listening section, seven from the Reading section, and two from the Writing section. The full practice tests, at 80 questions each, are available down at the bottom as a pdf and a separate audio file for the Listening …

HSK Test Centers near Las Vegas

Unfortunately, there’s no place to take the HSK, YCT, or BCT in Las Vegas. In fact, there’s no official Confucius Institutes in the state of Nevada. There are three Confucius Institutes in nearby states that you could attend: the University of California at Los Angeles (about 5.5 hours away), Southern Utah University (2.5 hours away), and the University of Arizona …

HSK 4 Listening Practice

Had a problem with HSK 4 Listening section? Or just want some practice listening to intermediate Chinese. Here’s 30 practice questions from the official HSK practice test. For the first ten questions you’ll hear a short spoken paragraph and then will read a short statement about the spoken paragraph and must decide whether the written statement is TRUE or FALSE. …

HSK 3 Listening Practice

Need some help with the HSK 3? Had difficulty with the listening questions? Or do you just want to practice listening to Mandarin at an intermediate level? Then you’re in luck; here’s 30 listening questions from official HSK mock tests. Instructions For the first 10 questions, you’ll hear a 10-20 second clip, then read a statement and you’ll have to …

HSK 2 Listening Practice

Preparing for the HSK 2? Need some help listening to Chinese? Here’s 20 questions from the official HSK mock test for you to practice with. Each question is either a True or False question or you need to pick the best of 3 options: A, B, or C. Question 1: TRUE/FALSE Question 2: TRUE/FALSE Question 3: TRUE/FALSE Question 4: TRUE/FALSE …

HSK 1 Listening Practice

Preparing for the HSK 1. Have problems with the HSK listening questions? Here’s 20 questions from official HSK mock tests to help you practice. Question 1: TRUE/FALSE Question 2: TRUE/FALSE Question 3: TRUE/FALSE Question 4: TRUE/FALSE Question 5: TRUE/FALSE Question 6: A. B. C. Question 7: A. B. C. Question 8: A. B. C. Question 9: A. B. C. Question …