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HSK Standard Course Level 3: 3.1

Develop your Chinese language skills and gain the knowledge and confidence to take the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) level 3 test.

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  • Duration

    5 weeks
  • Weekly study

    2 hours
  • 100% online

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Build your Chinese language skills through expertly crafted learning materials

This five-week course from Chinese Plus will help you gain the skills and confidence to communicate in Chinese at an intermediate level.

The knowledge you’ll learn on the course has been expertly crafted to help you prepare for the HSK 3 test.

Develop your understanding of Chinese grammar and sentence structure

Through interactive videos, you’ll hear how people communicate about different topics and understand how to have deeper conversations with people to develop better connections.

To further help you communicate in Chinese, you’ll also develop your understanding of Chinese grammar, including how to use 好 in the complement of results; use 那 as a conjunction word; use 会 to indicate the possibility and 了 indicates a change. Also some important sentence structures: 一…也/都+不/没…; the Rhetoric question 能…吗; 又…又… and 越来越; how to use the simple complements of direction; how to express the existence of something.

Build your knowledge of Chinese Characters

The course will guide you step-by-step to help you recognise and master the 200 key Chinese characters that you’ll need to pass the HSK 3 exam.

You’ll also gain practical skills in reading Chinese characters to further your confidence.

Discover more about Chinese cultures

Each week, you’ll explore different Chinese cultures to help you develop an understanding of life in China.

You’ll also master common phrases to help you hone your understanding of the Chinese language.

What topics will you cover?

  • How to talk about the plan for weekends
  • How to describe the occurrence of two actions
  • How to offer and make choices in Chinese
  • How to express the accompanying action
  • How to indicate the changes in degree occurs as time passed by

Prove you're job ready

Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.

  • Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
  • Complete each course and pass assessments.
  • Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
  • Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
  • Make your career dreams a reality.

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • a good understand on Chinese grammar and sentence structure
  • a good understanding of Chinese writing system
  • with native speakers to communicate in a more complex situation
  • the contemporary culture and life in China
  • to successfully sit the Chinese Proficiency Exam HSK level 3

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone with experience in basic Chinese. It is recommended that you have completed the HSK 2: Chinese Language for Post-Beginners ExpertTrack or that you have at least 60 hours of Chinese language experience.

Who will you learn with?

has been teaching Chinese in the UK higher education for over 10 years. She has developed innovative learning methods and teaching materials during her teaching experience.

Who developed the course?

Chinese Plus

Chinese Plus lends support to domestic and foreign educational institutions, social organizations, and enterprises to take part in Online Chinese Class and set up localized platforms to conduct remote online Chinese education. It offers an all-in-one service package that includes online “teaching, learning, testing, and researching” as well as Chinese-centered online preparatory courses and “Chinese + vocational education” courses, among other services.

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  • Location

    Beijing, China

About this ExpertTrack

Develop your Chinese language skills and learn everything you need to know to complete the Chinese Proficiency Test at level 3.

Start learning today - free 7-day trial

After your free trial you can:

  • Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
  • Keep access to the content of courses you complete even after your subscription ends

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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