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Preparing for the HSK
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ID: 1956 Elementary
Teenagers in the US stress over the SATs, while expats in China go crazy preparing for the HSK, China's official test of Chinese-language skill. It's no easy task, but today you can learn how to talk about studying for this most burdensome of tests in our newest Elementary lesson.
Fri Jun 15 2012 | Jenny, John
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Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
nǐ zài kàn shénme shū ？
What book are you reading?
HSK de shū 。
An HSK book.
HSK ?shì shénme dōngxi ？
HSK? What is that?
hànyǔ shuǐpíng kǎoshì 。
The Mandarin Chinese Proficiency Test.
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