The HSK 6 assesses test takers’ abilities in the application of everyday Chinese. It is the counterpart of the Level V of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages and the C2 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEF).
Test takers who are able to pass the HSK (Level VI) can easily comprehend written and spoken information in Chinese and can effectively express themselves in Chinese, both orally and on paper.
It’s required to master 5000 commonly used words for HSK 6. With this required vocabulary, you can work and live in China easily and express yourself smoothly.
- 番 (fān)
- 不妨 (bùfáng)
- 明明 (míngmíng)
- 偏偏 (piān piān)
- Structure Summary of 连同 (liántóng)
- Structure of 而已
- Pivotal Sentence 嫌 (xián)
- 不免(bùmiǎn) vs 未免(wèimiǎn)
- 时而 (shí’ér) vs 不时 (bùshí)
- 特意 (tèyì) vs 故意 (gùyì) vs 特别 (tèbié)
- 以致 (yǐzhì) vs 以至 (yǐzhì)
- 虽然 (suīrán) vs 固然 (gùrán)
- Sentence Structure …固然…，但是/也 ……
- the Sentence Structure ……，反之(fǎnzhī) ……
- Sentence Structure 凡是……，……
- Sentence Structure 鉴于……，……
- Sentence Structure ……，以免……
- Sentence Structure 到……为止
In the test paper, there are three sections in total, Listening comprehension, Reading comprehension, and Wring.
|Section||Number of Items|
(50 items / 35 mins)
|Part I: The recording of each item will be played only once. For each item, a short passage will be read and 4 possible answers will be provided on the test paper. The test taker needs to choose the answer that is most consistent with the passage.|
|Part II: The recording of each item will be played only once. A recording of three interviews will be played followed by 5 questions. For each question, 4 possible answers will be provided, from which the test takers can choose the best answer based on what they hear in the passage.|
|Part III: The recording of each item will be played only once. Several passages will be read, each of them followed by some questions. For each question, 4 possible answers will be provided, from which the test takers can choose the best answer based on what they hear in the passage.|
|Filling out the answer sheet (Mark your answers for listening comprehension on Answer Sheet) (5 mins)|
(50 items / 50 mins)
|Part I: Each item consists of 4 sentences. The test taker needs to choose the sentence that is grammatically incorrect.|
|Part II: Each item consists of a short passage with 3-5 blanks. The test taker needs to choose the best answer from 4 possible answers based on the context.|
|Part III: There are two passages, each with 5 blanks. The test taker needs to choose the best answer out of 5 sentences based on the context.|
|Part IV: This section consists of several passages followed by some questions. The test taker should choose the right answer from 4 possible answers.|
(1 items / 45 mins)
|The test taker will be required to read a narrative article of about 1,000 characters within 10 minutes, and then rewrite it into a shorter article of about 400 characters within 35 minutes. The test taker should also create a title for the article. The test taker should recount the article and is not required to express personal opinions.|
|Total (135 Mins)||/||101|
* The test will last for 140 minutes in total (including 5 minutes in which the test takers fill in personal information).
For the HSK (Level VI), four results will be provided including listening, reading, writing and the total. The test taker must score over 60% to be considered passing.
As a Chinese language certificate for foreign students’ entry into Chinese colleges, the results of the HSK are valid for two years (beginning from the test date).