Welcome to HSK Check!

This tool will assist you in your Chinese learning by providing an instant overview of the words and characters you've still got to learn.

The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (汉语水平考试) is China's only standardized test of Standard Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers such as foreign students and overseas Chinese.
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New HSK Levels 1 to 6

The Characters check and Words check sections are divided in 6 levels corresponding to the New HSK released in 2010. They score a total of 5000 words and 2663 characters, each part including only the new vocabulary.

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Progress tracking

Registering an account will automatically save your progress.
You won't have to worry which words or characters you already learnt or have to learn, they will instantly appear to you in a contrasted interface.


HSK Check features the most famous Chinese/English free dictionaries on the web: CEDICT and Unihan. By querying the search form, you'll get basic information such as pinyin, definition and more importantly the HSK level of this word, if any. As a complement, there will be a a direct link to LINE Dict with example sentences and more.

Learning resources

Softwares and websites

To make your learning efficient you must have at least one spaced repetition learning system (SRS) software. Here is a quick list of powerful SRS softwares and websites:

  • Skritter: if you have the budget, this is the most efficient SRS mobile app. Its unique handwriting technology makes it the reference for learning Chinese by writing it. It features hundreds of vocab lists including HSK and most of the popular textbooks.
  • Anki: this is probably the best free SRS software around. Available on all OSes both desktop and mobile, it's a flashcard system with a lot of pre-made cards packages for Chinese, and features a cloud space so you can sync between your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Memrise: this website uses a users-made content SRS, with several kinds of quizzes to keep it fun.
  • Rosetta Stone: a controversed software, however still a very efficient SRS listening software.
  • ChinesePod: an amazing study plateform full of audio podcasts, videos and learning tools.


You'll find below a list of recommended books for learning Chinese and prepare the HSK exam. If you don't see the books, deactivate ad-block and reload the page.