Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi
The new HSK test was launched by Hanban in an effort to better serve Chinese language learners. The test is the result of coordinated efforts by experts from different disciplines including Chinese language teaching, linguistics, psychology and educational measurement. The new exam combines the advantages of the original HSK while taking into consideration recent trends in Chinese language training by conducting surveys and making use of the latest findings in international language testing.
Annual Test Dates: May and December
Note: Please register up to one month before the test date, by Nov. 1 for the December test, and by April 1 for the May test.
Contact: Rebecca McGinnis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-405-0213
Youth Chinese Test (YCT)
The new YCT test was launched by Hanban in an effort to encourage foreign young students to learn Chinese and improve their Chinese language proficiency. As part of this effort, since 2004 Hanban has organized experts from different disciplines such as Chinese language teaching, linguistics, psychology and educational measurement to work on the program, conducting surveys in order to understand the latest trends in overseas Chinese language teaching and learning.
Annual Test Dates: May and November
Note: Please register at least three weeks before the test date.
Contact: Rebecca McGinnis at email@example.com or 301-405-0213.