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Confucius Institute

HSK preparation courses

We are an official HSK test centre and currently run the following tailor-made preparation courses.

Our HSK courses are taught for two hours on a Monday or Tuesday evening and all course materials are provided by the Confucius Institute.

Read the course descriptions carefully and choose the right level for you before filling out the enrolment form.

HSK Level 3 Preparation Course (Course code 8201)

Course dates: 25 April - 27 June 2017, Tuesdays 6-8pm.

Pre-requisite: Students should have passed HSK Level 2; have completed 80 hours Mandarin learning, or have equivalent learning experience, and be keen to further improve their Chinese proficiency level.

Fees: £140 full price / £130 for University of Manchester staff and students.

Course description: This course will cover an introduction to the HSK exam structure, HSK 3 vocabulary lists, a range of topics covered in HSK 3, as well as grammar and sentence structure. The tutor will work through more than five past exam papers with the students in order to improve their exam confidence alongside their listening, reading and writing skills.

Learning outcomes: Read and write 600 words in Chinese, understand 20 grammar structures, master 17 daily conversation topics and be well prepared to take the HSK 3 examination.

HSK Level 4 Preparation Course (Course code 8202)

Course dates: 25 April - 27 June 2017, Tuesdays 6-8pm

Pre-requisite: Students should have passed HSK Level 3; have completed 120 hours Mandarin learning, or have equivalent learning experience, and be keen to further improve their Chinese proficiency level.

Fees: £140 full price / £130 for University of Manchester staff and students

Course description: This course will cover an introduction to the HSK exam structure, HSK 4 vocabulary lists, a range of topics covered in HSK 4, as well as grammar and sentence structure. The tutor will work through more than five past exam papers with the students in order to improve their exam confidence alongside their listening, reading and writing skills.

Learning outcomes: Read and write 1200 words in Chinese, understand 40 grammar structures, be able to interpret inferred information, recognise synonyms and antonyms and be well prepared to take the HSK 4 examination.