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Weyland

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Going by vocab alone, and taking in mind how they expect examinees to have double the passive vocab you get these extreme reversal in course when comparing HSK3.0 to HSK2.0.

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大块头

These visualizations are very cool @Weyland. How did you create the second bar graph? Did you use some frequency analysis out there of practice HSK exams?

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Weyland

No I went to a Chinese school with private classes and just asked people that had taken the HSK5/6 from our Wechat group what their grasp of Chinese was when they first took it, and then I compared it to my own experiences. It's an estimation. Though seeing how I was doing mock-exams while studying for the HSK6 and passing those before I even finished the first book, and having other people tell me similar stories, I just took it as an "educated guess".

Oh, btw. Teachers are being recalled to be retrained for the HSK3.0, and we'll hear more news in September apparently.

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叫我小山

I’ve been following the Hanban twitter and website for months and still no updates about the changes. If they could just verify the textbook we think it’s from is right that would be good.

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Takeshi

Wow, this seems pretty hardcore. I always thought I could probably pass HSK6 (though I didn't bother to do it yet), but it sounds like the new HSK will be very challenging.

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Jan Finster
On 8/3/2020 at 1:20 PM, Weyland said:

Going by vocab alone, and taking in mind how they expect examinees to have double the passive vocab you get these extreme reversal in course when comparing HSK3.0 to HSK2.0.

 

So, I just ran CTA and compared the new HSK vocab list (~11000 words) to the Putonghua Shuiping Ceshi (普通话水平测试) vocab list (~18,000 words).

 

Brace yourself (!)

 

Of the  ~11000 words in the new HSK (3.0.) according to CTA 6969 words are not in the Putonghua Shuiping Ceshi(普通话水平测试) (~18,000 words). So, in order to know the vocabulary of both, you would need approximately 25000 words.

 

That should keep us busy for a while...

 

Edit:

I combined both lists and CTA now says: 23084 unique words and 4950 unique characters.

 

 

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roddy

Where's the PSC list? Not sure I've seen that. 

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roddy

And of course, it's a topic I've posted in. Thanks!

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Jan Finster
1 minute ago, roddy said:

And of course, it's a topic I've posted in. Thanks!

I am disappointed that you do not remember all of your 20.802 posts... 😉

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roddy

I suspect I'm better at remembering everyone else's. My own seem to be the problem. 

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Jan Finster
5 minutes ago, roddy said:

I suspect I'm better at remembering everyone else's

Then mastering those 25000 words should not take you more than a rainy day or two 😉 

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