Introduction to HSK2
HSK2 examines the students’ capability of using Chinese in daily life. Those who pass HSK2 can engage in daily conversations in a simple direct way. Their Chinese language proficiency reaches the upper elementary level.
The test takers of HSK2 should master at least 300 commonly used words and related knowledge of grammar.
TEST CONTENT AND TIME
The written test of HSK (Level 2) includes two parts: listening and reading. There are 60 questions altogether, including:
I. Listening (35 questions, around 25 minutes)
II Reading (25 questions, 22 minutes)
There are 5 minutes for the test takers to fill in their personal information. After the listening test, there are 3 minutes for the test takers to complete the answer
sheet. The total test time is around 55 minutes.
The listening test of HSK (Level 2) includes four parts. Each of the first three parts has 10 questions and the fourth part has five questions. The recording is played twice for each question. Details of the questions are as follows:
Part 1 (10 Questions) Listen to the recording and judge whether the setence you hear in consistence with the picture.
Part 2 (10 Questions) Listen to the recording and choose the picture which is in consistence with the conversation you hear.
Part 3 (10 Questions) Listen to the relatively short dialogues and choose the right answer.
Part4 (5 Questions) Listen to the relatively long dialogues and choose the right answer.
Tin reading test of HSK (Level 2) includes four parts. Each of the first three parts has five questions and the fourth part has 10 questions. Details of the questions are as follows:
Part 1 (5 Questions) Choose the corresponding picture for each sentence.
Part 2 (5 Questions) Choose the right words to fill in the blanks.
Pan 3 (5 Questions) Judge whether the second sentence is of the same meaning as that of the first one.
Part 4 (5 Questions) Find out the correspondence between the sentences.
All the questions in the test are marked with pinyin.
According to the new HSK (Level 2)，the full marks of the listening part are 100 points, so are the full marks of the reading part. The test has 200 points altogether
and 120 points and more will be regarded as qualified. The test score will be effective for a long time. However, as a certificate of Chinese language proficiency of
foreign students who are going to study in Chinese colleges and universities, the period of validity is two years (starling from the test date).