"Do Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans use the same characters?", "Why was Peking changed to Beijing?", "How do you know the pronunciation of a character?", "Why are Chinese characters so complicated?", and many more FAQ.
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Taking training courses to pass the HSK is recommended, if not necessary. There are many HSK training schools available in China. If you have the opportunity to study abroad, Beijing Global Village School is a great training school and they can issue student visas, as well.
Helpful HSK Tips
Available on both Intermediate and Advanced pages. Although these tips are given with upper-level HSK test-taking in mind, they may be helpful for beginners.
This language guide was created with research and design by KU linguistic anthropology graduate student, Laura Searcy.