Yes, you will need textbooks. Our course follows the HSK curriculum using the “HSK Standard Course by Jiang Liping”. You can find links to purchase these books in this page.
Links to these can be found:
* in our courses (in the intro section of each course)
* Audio can be found in the CD attached to your book, or by scanning the QR code at the back of your book
The course content should be able to open normally in China without VPN. Since the server is not in China, the speed may be slower when loading a page for the first time. Video is provided by Wistia’s dedicated CDN network, so the loading speed of video is very fast. Browsers like Safari, Chrome or Firefox are recommended, while browsers like QQ, Baidu and UC are not recommended. If the courses cannot be loaded, it may be because the page is blocked in your area, please try enabling your VPN in that case.
If you prefer WeChat Pay or Alipay, you can add Ken by Wechat ID (kendai9), let us know the course(s) you want to enroll, then we will give you the RMB pricing (same amount as USD) and enrol you manually.
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
No, we are in no way affiliated with the publisher of the HSK Standard Course textbooks. The links we provide on our website are only affiliated with third party sellers.
We use Teachable as our platform. More info here.
VAT applies to any merchant selling a product or service (including digital products like an online course) to a customer based in Europe. So if you’re based in EU, we are required to charge VAT.