HSK 3

HSK (level 3) assesses the ability of the examinee to use Chinese (Mandarin) in everyday life. This is an analogue of the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR). Those who successfully pass the HSK exam (level 3) should be able to communicate in Chinese at a basic level in their daily, student, and professional life, as well as traveling in China.

Purpose of the test

HSK (Level 3) is intended for students who have studied Chinese for three semesters (one and a half academic years), 2-3 lessons per week. These students have mastered 600 commonly used words and related grammatical structures. The HSK test (level 3) lasts a total of 90 minutes (including 5 minutes to complete a personal information form).

Listening

In the first part of 10 tasks. The recording of each task is played twice. For each task presented a dialogue and several images. The subject must choose the appropriate image, guided by what he hears. In the second part there are also 10 tasks. The recording of each task is played twice. For each assignment, a short excerpt will be read, followed by a statement duplicated on the answer form. The subject must decide whether the statement is true or false. In the third part of 10 tasks. The recording of each task is played twice. Each task consists of a dialogue between two people. Then the announcer asks a question about this dialogue. The form contains three answers, of which the candidate must choose the appropriate one based on what he hears. In the fourth part of 10 tasks. The recording of each task is played twice. Each task consists of a dialogue between two people (4-5 sentences). Then the announcer asks a question about this dialogue. The form contains three answers, of which the candidate must choose the appropriate one based on what he hears.

Reading

In the first part of 10 tasks. Here are 20 sentences, and the examinee needs to match them. In the second part of 10 tasks. In each task, one or two sentences with the missing word / phrase. The subject must choose one of the suggested words / phrases in order to fill the gap. In the third part of 10 tasks. This part consists of 10 short passages, each of which is accompanied by a question. The subject must choose the correct answer from the 3 proposed options. Letter In the first part 5 tasks. Each task contains several words. The subject should make a sentence using these words. In the second part 5 tasks. Each task contains a sentence with several spaces. The tester must fill in the gaps with the appropriate hieroglyphs.

Results

For HSK (level 3), four results will be presented: listening, reading, writing and total score. In order for the exam to be considered passed, the subject must score at least 180 points out of 300. On admission to Chinese universities, the HSK results are valid for two years (starting from the exam date).