HSK 5 Expansion: Chinese Art and Culture

Study Chinese documentaries on art and culture with annotated subtitles.

THIS COURSE IS INCLUDED FOR FREE in the HSK 5 Bundle, HSK 5+6 Bundle and the Ultimate Bundle.

This course will help you go through Chinese documentaries and online lectures on art, architecture, culture and food.

Course size:

  • 18 videos across 6 documentaries, and 3 MOOC lectures
    • only the first three or four episodes from each documentary series are included so you can sample a variety of documentaries
  • Total audio duration: 10 hours
  • Recommended study time: 100 hours
    • As a reference, we recommend that you spend a total of 1,100 hours of study time for HSK 5, including time spent on the HSK 5 course, expansion activities, and conversation/writing practices.
  • Example study schedule: 3 hr/day for one month or 1hr/day for 3 months

We provide you with

  • Annotated subtitles as PDFs – easy to print out, study, mark up and review
  • Long sentences are separated into short lines for easy comprehension
  • Line-by-line machine translation (unchecked) for your reference
  • Words HSK 5 or above are highlighted and annotated on the side to save you dictionary look-up time
  • Headwords in annotation linked to the Pleco app

The first PDF is available as a free preview.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
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.
THIS COURSE IS INCLUDED FOR FREE in the HSK 6 Bundle, HSK 5+6 Bundle and the Ultimate Bundle.

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