HSK and Resources

HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) and YCT (Youth Chinese Test)

The Confucius Institute in Atlanta hosts HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) and YCT (Youth Chinese Test) once a year to meet the needs of students and the public. The HSK test helps measure learners’ Chinese proficiency level and facilitates application for graduate studies and job opportunities in China. YCT test helps Chinese programs in K-12 schools assess students' learning outcomes.

Language and Culture Reading Room

We have a wide collection of teaching materials at all levels of K-16. The most up-to-date textbooks developed by experts and educators in both China and the United States give you many options for course book adoption. The textbooks are designed to meet the needs of diverse learners, ranging from self-study courses, fun and survival lessons to systematic K-16 curricula. There is plenty to choose from. We also have an array of multimedia teaching aids and cultural materials to help make your classroom fun and colorful. You can find informational videos on many areas of Chinese culture, such as tea culture, variations of local operas, traditional holidays and customs, architecture, the Beijing hutong (traditional alleys), Chinese music instruments, costumes, and traditional arts and crafts.

We also have samples of the state-of-the-art multimedia teaching aids such as talking pictures as well as information on developers and distributors of Chinese instructional materials. You’re welcome to browse our collections. We look forward to meeting you in our resource center. For our location and office hours, please click here.