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About the Course

Nǐ hǎo! 你好!Welcome to Chinese for HSK Level 1 - a Chinese course for beginners. My name is YU Bin. I am very happy to meet you here! HSK stands for Hànyǔ (Chinese) Shuǐpíng (level) Kǎoshì (test), which is the most important Chinese proficiency test in use today. It assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using Chinese in their daily, academic and professional lives. Chinese for HSK Level 1 is the first part of the 6 levels and assesses test takers’ abilities in the application of everyday Chinese. It is the counterpart of Level 1 of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages and the A1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. You will learn:  30 video lectures with dialogue role plays by PKU students;  More than 150 commonly used words;  Around 50 key grammar points;  New words and texts via audio;  Quizzes for each lesson and HSK test papers;  Videos for 70 basic Chinese characters (optional);  Supplementary materials about China (optional). In short, the course covers the four skills although only listening and reading are tested in HSK. At the end of the course, you will be able to understand and use simple Chinese phrases, meet basic needs for communication and possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies. Have a fantastic journey of Chinese learning. For more information about HSK please visit:

Top reviews

Jan 4, 2019

finally an online course that delivers, great way to kickstart or reboot your chinese. the formula of the lesson is simple and easy to follow, a fantastic way to start, definitely moving on to HSK2

May 22, 2019

Excellent course, Yu Bin explains the material very well and the content is well organised. I would have liked further explanations on the grammar and additional practice exercises beyond the quiz

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By Kim K L

Jan 28, 2017

very good course and very good constructors/teachers/professors

By Catherine v D

Dec 10, 2016

Very well paced. A lot of useful information to follow at once.

By Sergio G A M

Aug 19, 2020

Thanks to the team and of course to the teacher! Good course!

By Muhammad A M

May 28, 2020

Best Corse For Learning. Thanks Coursera and Peking University

By Monica P

May 7, 2020

Muy bueno!De aprende a buen ritmo y se van haciendo examenes.

By Nutnicha B

May 7, 2020

Recommended for the beginner who interested to learn Chinese!

By Harry H

Dec 11, 2019

Such a great course for learning Chinese language foundations

By Aye T H

Jan 20, 2021

Best HSK course .

Teacher YU Bin is really good at teaching .

By Lucas P

Sep 14, 2020

Exelente curso. Muy buena forma de aprender progresivamente.


Aug 3, 2020

It's a useful course for beginners. who started learning it.

By Fernanda F L

Aug 4, 2018

It is a great course with a unique material and instructors.

By Omid B

Apr 9, 2021

Very well laid out. Covers all HSK1 vocabulary and grammar.

By Kashif I

Dec 16, 2018

You definitely should go on with this course! Its fabulous!

By Mohamed G

Jun 16, 2017

This is a great course for introduction to Chinese mandarin

By Carolina Y X Y

Oct 1, 2020

É um ótimo curso começando do básico para aprender chinês!

By Melissa R

Sep 10, 2019

A great course for those who never learned Chinese before.

By Christopher

Nov 5, 2018

Solid introductory course for learners of Mandarin Chinese

By Patrick B

Sep 17, 2017

Excelent and enjoyable course. I definitively recommend !!

By Nguyen N B

Apr 30, 2020

Good start for Beginners to learn some daily conversation


Apr 20, 2020

This course is helpful to learn Mandarin Chinese, Xie Xie

By Haris K

Jun 14, 2018

Excellent material v captivating and interesting lectures

By Victor L

Dec 7, 2019

Great course, I just passed HSK 1 test with this program

By Huong V

Dec 21, 2017

Amazing start point for beginners in Chinese learning :)


Oct 7, 2020

I really like this curse, it has many material to learn