HSK test at Santa Maria Catholic University of Arequipa City

[Source]    Confucius Institute at Catholic University of Santa Maria [Time]    2010-10-27 14:16:21 

Candidates taking the examination

22:00 Beijing time and 9 am local time on October 17, in the city of Arequipa, the HSK test - the Chinese proficiency test was successfully held at Confucius Institute at Catholic University of Santa Maria in Peru.

This is the second time this test was successfully held here. The first was held in May this year, which a total of 21 candidates attended and 20 passed. Among two unique HSK test center in Peru, this is not only the other one except that at the Confucius Institute at Catholic University of Lima, but also one in South America with few such tests.

The test was divided into level 1 and level 3, respectively four and sixteen participants. Candidates, 12 to 20 years old, have learned Chinese for different time periods, ranging from 1 month to one and a half year. They completed the test orderly and intensely within the specified time.

Level 1candidates taking the picture

After the test, the candidates said that this test offered them a good chance to understand the difficulty and to fully understand the charm of the Chinese language, which would spur them to work harder to learn Chinese language and culture.

Level 3 candidates taking the picture

The Confucius Institute at Santa Maria Catholic University of Arequipa City, established in May last year, so far has successfully organized two HSK tests. This test center has received strong support from the Chinese Language Council International, HSK test center and the Catholic University of Santa Maria. The test serves as a good promotion of popularity of the Chinese language and Chinese culture locally, causing a wild positive impact.(Yu Xiao)