HSK Level 1 - HKU SPACE: Chinese courses
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HSK Level 1

Course Code
ZECH8015A
Application Code
1785-1568NW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
12-2020
Duration
1 hour
Language
Chinese (Exam instruction complemented with English)
Course Fee
HK$260 (Exam Fee $200 + Postage Fee $60)
How to Apply
Deadline on 18 Oct 2019 (Fri)
Enquiries
3762 0805
2548 7027
*HSK & HSKK Tests Application Now Opens for MAY 2020*

Application for HSK & HSKK Tests on 9 May 2020 (Sat) now opens for application. Please refer to the links for different levels for details.

*POSTPONEMENT OF 9 FEB 2020 HSK & HSKK TESTS*
In view of the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, the host organizer, Hanban, has informed us that HSK & HSKK tests for 9 FEB 2020 (Sun) shall be postponed. Notifications are sent to all candidates via email and webpage updates.

For enquiry, please contact hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk with your application details.

HSK Level 1 corresponds to the Level One of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages and the A1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It consists of 40 listening and reading questions. It is for candidates who possess knowledge of 150 commonly used Chinese characters and understand the corresponding grammatical structure. 

For more information on HSK and Chinese Testing International, please visit:
http://www.chinesetest.cn

For application, please apply directly in person/by post with HKU SPACE.

HSK 2020 SCHEDULE

1. Candidates whose exams were postponed in Dec 2019 & Feb 2020

In view of the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, the HSK and HSKK exam on 9 Feb 2020 is cancelled and postponed by Hanban(漢辦國際), the test organiser. Please refer to the updates on our webpages and emails from hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk on further arrangements.

Affected applicants who have confirmed for test reschedule earlier NEED NOT reapply.

 
2. New applications for May 2020
  • New application for May 2020 is now opened. 
  • Application deadline: 20 Mar 2020 (Fri)
  • Places are limited on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The HSK Test is a paper-based exam and offered in Simplified Chinese version only.

Test Dates

Enrolment Start Date

Enrolment Deadline

Available Test Types

9 May 2020 (Saturday)

March 2020

20 Mar 2020

Written (Levels 1-6)+ Speaking (Subject to availability)

6 Dec 2020 (Sunday)

early Sep 2020

mid-Oct 2020

Written (Levels 1-6)+ Speaking (Subject to availability)


hsK EXAM (9 feb) POSTPONED

In view of the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, the HSK and HSKK exam on 9 Feb 2020 is cancelled and postponed by Hanban (漢辦國際), the host organiser. Please refer to the updates on our webpages and emails from hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk on further arrangements.

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The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), operated by the Chinese Testing International (wholly-owned by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, a non-governmental public institution affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China), is a national standardized test to assess the Chinese language proficiency of non-native speakers.

The HSK Level 1 would be most suitable for students who in the past six months have attended Chinese classes not less than 2-3 hours per week, having a basic vocabulary of 150 Chinese characters and understand the corresponding grammatical structure.

Test Contents Item Numbers Test Duration
Listening 20 About 15 minutes
Reading 20 17 minutes
Filling in answer sheet / 3 minutes
Total 40 About 40 minutes

Note: Only paper-based test is offered. The test is conducted in Simplified Chinese.

For more details, please visit:
http://www.chinesetest.cn/gosign.do?id=1&lid=0#

 
Coming HSK Level 1

Date: 9 MAY 2020 (Saturday)
Start Time: 1:30 pm (
Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time)
Venue: Hong Kong side HKU SPACE Learning Centre (to be confirmed)
**Application Deadline: 20 March 2020 (Friday) 

HSK Admission Ticket

Admission ticket and relevant documents will be sent to candidates by surface mail about two weeks before HSK test date.

Please contact our office at hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk with your full name and identification document numbers if you do not receive your admission ticket by the above date.

Applicants are required to ensure that all application information provided is accurate and updated for the timely postal delivery of all exam-related documents. The school will not be responsible for any loss of exam-related documents delivered by mail. 

Collection of HSK Score Report

The HSK Score Report will be sent to candidates by registered mail about two months after the test date. 

Please ensure your mailing address has a proxy who can sign for the collection of the registered mail during day-time.  

Notes

1.    We reserve the right to reject incomplete application.
2.    Late application is strictly not accepted.
3.    Unless if the test is cancelled, fees paid are not refundable.

4.    Places are limited, on a first-come, first-served basis.

For HSK 2020 Schedule, please visit:
https://hkuspace.hku.hk/prog/hsk-chinese-proficiency-test

HSK Level 1 -
Application Code 1785-1568NW
Start Date 09 May 2020 (Sat)

Days / Time
  • Sunday, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Course Fee
  • HK$260 (Exam Fee $200 + Postage Fee $60)

Application FormDownload Application Form
Parent Consent Form (for applicants under 18 years of age)

Enrolment Method
Documents Required for Enrolment
  1. A completed Enrolment Form SF26 [Enrolment Form SF26 can be obtained from HKU SPACE website or  HKU SPACE enrolment centres.];
  2. A white background passport-sized photo for the use of admission ticket and score report
  3. HKID/Passport copy
  4. Consent form signed by parents (for under-aged applicants, please download the form from this webpage)
  5. Payment for exam fee by any of the following methods:

In person: Cash / EPS / VISA or Master Card / Crossed cheque / Banker’s draft
By post: Crossed cheque / Banker’s draft (Payable to “HKU SPACE”)

By Post / In Person

Applicants are required to complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26.  Either take or post the completed form, along with the appropriate exam fee, one passport-sized photo, HKID/passport copy and parent consent form (for under-aged applicants), to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Exam fees can be paid by cash or EPS at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Exam fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the test title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate exam fees in the form of a cheque, one passport-sized photo, HKID/passport copy and parent consent form (for under-aged applicants) to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any HKU SPACE enrolment centres, specifying “HSK Test Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the exam fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres

 
Notes
  1. Applicants may be required to pay the exam fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the test is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. test cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  5. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued after the test.
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