As an official authorized as a HSK/HSKK/BCT Testing preparation school, Panda Education always focus on the changing of HSK testing. Here are some updating news.
1. HSK & HSKK conbination
According to request from HSK testing centre, HSK 3-6 tesing must be conbined with HSKK testing together. The details are
Q: Dose Panda provide the book of HSKK?
A: Yes, we do have, pleanse contact with your private course consultant to check the details.
Q: How about HSK1 and 2?
A: At the moment, HSK 1 and 2 still can be registered independently.
2. HSK (Level 7-9)
HSK (Level 7-9) are the new parts of HSK testing. Here are the details
HSK (Level 7-9) focuses on the ability of candidates to use Chinese to conduct standardized and appropriate social communication on complex topics in social life, academic research and other fields. Candidates who pass HSK (Level 7-9) can understand complex language materials of various themes and genres and conduct in-depth communications and discussions.
HSK (Level 7-9) is aimed at advanced learners of Chinese as a second language, including students studying in China for master's degree, Chinese majors from various countries, and people who use Chinese to carry out academic research, economic, cultural, scientific and technological exchanges.
Promote the all-round development of learners, criterion-referenced and test-teaching correlation;
Highlight China's language and culture, with rich themes and comprehensive examination;
Strengthen academic Chinese ability, pay attention to practice and apply what you have learned.
HSK (Level 7-9) focuses on Chinese listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating abilities, corresponding topics, tasks, grammar and 11,000 Chinese words, as well as related Chinese culture and China's national conditions.
HSK (Level 7-9) consists of 98 questions, which are divided into five sections: listening, reading, writing, translation and speaking. The test lasts about 210 minutes.
The listening material will be played only once.
Part I consists of 10 questions, including 2 news. There are 5 sentences in each news, and candidates should judge whether the sentences are in line with the original text according to what they hear.
Part II consists of 12 questions, including 2 long conversations. There are 6 questions in each conversation. Among them, 9 are objective questions, and 4 options are provided on the test paper. Candidates should choose their answers based on what they hear; 3 are fill-in-the-blank questions, and candidates are expected to fill in their answers based on what they hear.
Part III consists of 18 questions, including 3 materials. There are 5-7 questions in each material. Among them, 15 are objective questions, and 4 options are provided on the test paper. Candidates should choose their answers based on what they hear; 3 are fill-in-the-blank questions, and candidates are expected to fill in their answers based on what they hear.
Part I consists of 28 questions, including 4 materials. There are 7 questions in each material, and candidates should choose the answer from 4 options in each question.
Part II consists of 5 questions, including 1 material. There are 6-7 paragraphs in this material. Candidates should eliminate the interfering paragraphs and rearrange the other paragraphs into a logically coherent article.
Part III consists of 14 questions, including 2 materials. There are 7 questions in each material, and candidates should write answers, and the number of words for each answer should not exceed 10 words.
Part I consists of 1 question. 1-2 charts are provided on the test paper, and candidates should write an article of about 200 words to describe and analyze the charts for 15 minutes.
Part II consists of 1 question. There is a topic on the test paper. Candidates should put forward and demonstrate their opinions around the topic and write an article of about 600 words, with a time limit of 40 minutes.
Part I consists of 2 questions. Two foreign language materials are provided on the test paper, and candidates should translate them into Chinese for 35 minutes.
Part II consists of 2 questions. Two foreign language materials are provided on the test paper, and candidates should translate them into Chinese orally. Each material has 1 minute reading time and 2 minutes interpretation time.
Each part provides a certain preparation time and answer time, please answer according to the requirements of speaking instructions.
Part I consists of 1 question. Some forms of materials are provided on the test paper, and candidates should answer orally as required.
Part II consists of 3 questions. 1 paragraph of material and 3 questions are played (only once) and candidates are expected to answer the questions orally in relation to the material.
Part III consists of 1 question. 1 paragraph of material and 1 question are played (only once) and candidates are expected to present their views orally in relation to the material.
HSK (Level 7-9) report provides six scores, including listening, reading, writing, translation and speaking, and provides the rating results.
Level Setting: According to the Chinese Proficiency Grading Standards for International Chinese Language Education (GF0025-2021), the test takers are classified into four levels: "Below HSK (Level 7)", "HSK (Level 7)", "HSK (Level 8)" and "HSK (Level 9)", based on the ability values measured by the Item Response Theory (IRT) , as well as the content & difficulty of the test items.
Report Score: The ability value for each skill of the test takers’ Chinese proficiency is calculated by using the IRT model, based on the raw scores of the test takers. Besides, the measurement model is further used to obtain the report score of each skill range from 0 to100.
Q: Can we register HSK 7-9 testing?
A: No, still can not. HSK 7-9 registration hasn't been opened for the public.
Q: Does Panda provide the books of HSK 7-9?
A: No, we don't provide the books. We haven't find any book regarding HSK 7-9 in the book marketing. And HSK testing centre hasn't offer any exercise book or example of testing paper.