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HSK Standard Course Level 4: 4.4

Learn Chinese alongside experts in the field to help you build your skills to an intermediate level and achieve HSK level 4

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  • Duration

    5 weeks
  • Weekly study

    2 hours
  • 100% online

    How it works
  • Included in an ExpertTrack

    Course 4 of 4
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Gain practical skills in speaking, reading, and writing Chinese

To help develop relationships with people, you must be able to go beyond basic conversations in Chinese.

On this five-week course, you’ll learn master post-intermediate topics, sentence structure, and usage to ensure you can hold deeper Chinese conversations.

This includes 拿..来说, 为了..而, 把..叫做, 一..就, as well as learning how to express your opinions and views on humans and nature, science, and technology.

Develop your knowledge of Chinese characters

With an understanding of how to talk about post-intermediate topics, you’ll then learn how to write about these subject matters.

You’ll delve into different Chinese characters as well as sentence structure and grammar to ensure you can write with clarity.

Learn from the experts at Chinese Plus

Throughout the course, you’ll be guided by the specialists at Chinese Plus.

With their language expertise and through interactive videos, you’ll finish the course with the knowledge to speak, read, and write in Chinese at a post-intermediate level.

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What topics will you cover?

  • How to discuss all different issues in life
  • How to talk about humans and nature
  • How to discuss technology and how it changes people’s life
  • How to use interrogative pronouns refer to everybody or everything
  • How to discuss your travelling experience in Chinese

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 4

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone with experience in intermediate Chinese. It is recommended that you have completed the HSK 3: Chinese Language for Intermediate ExpertTrack or that you have at least 110 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.

  • Established

  • Location

    Beijing, China

About this ExpertTrack

Develop intermediate knowledge of the Chinese language and gain the skills to complete the Chinese Proficiency Test at level 4.

Start learning today - free 2-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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