by Hanban, HSK Standard Course is developed under the joint efforts of Beijing
Language and Culture University Press and Chinese Testing International (CTI).
With HSK test papers as its primary source, HSK Standard Course is
characterized by a humorous style, familiar topics and a scientific course
design. Matching the HSK test in all aspects, from the content, form to the
levels, it is a series of new-type course books embodying the idea of
“combining testing and teaching, and promoting learning and teaching by
testing”. It is suitable for the Confucius Institutes in different countries as
well as other Chinese teaching institutions and self-taught learners.
Jiang Liping is a postgraduate tutor in Beijing Language and Culture University
whose research focuses on the theories of teaching Chinese as a foreign
language, teaching methodology and textbook study. Ms. Jiang’s works include
books such as On Teaching Chinese as a
Foreign Language, Ways on How to
Teach Foreigners Chinese and Classroom
Expression Course for Chinese Teaching as well as more than 10 papers
published in Language Teaching and
Linguistic Studies, Chinese Language
Teaching and other journals. She has given lectures in many countries and
cities, such as Japan, the United States, Thailand and Hong Kong.