HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is an internationally aknowledged test which certifies the level of Chinese as a foreign language. The obtained "HSK level" has a particular significance in the academic sector (foreigners wishing to attend a Chinese university) as well as in job applications. In other words : TOEFL for English, DELE for Spanish, HSK for Chinese. This box contains learning cards for all words required for HSK levels 1-3 (i.e. levels A1, A2 and B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning and Teaching (CEF)). Han Trainer learing cards allow you to learn simplified Chinese characters in Mandarin (standard Chinese) everywhere you like. ...and here's how: On the front side of each card, you'll find the Chinese character along with its Pinyin phonetic transcription.On the card's back side, you'll find the most important and common English translations.