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Can You Pass HSK1?

Do you think you can you pass the HSK1 test? At LingoClass we understand the HSK exams can be scary and it can be difficult to know whether you've reached the right level before you sit the exam.

Well wonder no more! Because our experienced teachers have developed this free online HSK1 mock test. If you can pass the test below you can pass the real HSK1 exam for sure! Good luck!

Please attempt to answer every question below. If you don't understand it just take your time and do your best. There is nobody judging you here!


Please note it is very difficult to accurately assess someone's HSK level from a short online test. If you're interested in studying with us, our teachers can help you to more thoroughly understand and build upon your current level.

We hope to see you soon!

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What is HSK?

HSK is the official exam for assessing the Chinese language abilities of non-native learners. The HSK test assesses students' ability to read, write and understand Mandarin and is traditionally split into 6 levels, HSK1 being the easiest and HSK6 being something close to fluency.

The HSKK exam is a separate but similar test assessing one's ability to speak Chinese. Audio recording devices are used and answers are assessed by examiners before giving a final score. You can find out more about the HSK and HSKK exams below.

How Many HSK Levels are there?

HSK has been split into 6 levels since its development but many people complained that the levels didn't correspond with those for other languages and that HSK6 wasn't hard enough, with many learners conquering the HSK6 exam only to find out they were nowhere near fluent and still had much to learn.

To counter this, the HSK has very recently been split into 9 levels, with 3 additional harder levels being added. While this may sound like a negative the implications aren't all bad! Find out all you need to know below.

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How Can I Improve my HSK Level?

Improving your HSK level is the name of the game for most Chinese students. It's a great qualification for your CV and an excellent way to track your progress over time. The best way to improve is by learning with a qualified teacher and immersing yourself in the language. 

However, you will also need to self-study and may wish to sit past papers or read about how other people have studied for the test. To help you do this we've built a resource hub dedicated specifically to all things HSK. Explore below!

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