The New HSK Level 3
HSK (汉语水平考试 Hàn yǔ Shuǐ píng Kǎo shì) is the official standardized test for Mandarin. In July 2021, HSK is getting a massive overhaul into the New HSK.
New HSK Level 3 students should be able to talk about their holiday plans; send out a formal either written or oral invitation for an activity.
Topics included: Travelling, school/work description, entertainment activities, festivals, education, occupations, and more.
Understand phrases in a short conversation (less than 300 words). Sentences will be spoken clearly at normal speed (around 180 characters per minute).
Pronounce 608 pinyin with correct tones. Students must be comfortable in daily conversations, and be able to be involved in more complex discussions.
Recognize 900 Chinese characters and 2245 vocabularies. Students must know 210 grammar points and able to read short paragraphs (less than 300 characters).
Handwrite 300 basic characters using correct stroke orders. Students must also be able to copy more complex characters at a speed of 20 characters per minute.
New HSK 3 Vocabulary Word List
The vocabularies for the New HSK level 3 has been greatly increased from 300 words to 973 words. Click the card to see the pinyin. Translations will be updated.