The HSK 3 is the third in the series of six exams that comprises the HSK exam series. The HSK 3 will assess your ability to speak, read, write and listen to Chinese. You will need to be able to write Chinese characters for this exam. The HSK 3 corresponds to a CEFR B1 level of difficulty (low intermediate to intermediate).

Before you begin to prepare yourself you will need to know about the format, the content of sections and questions, what time limits there are, how many characters will you need to know and what topics you will encounter. Also, some tips on test preparation would be useful, too.