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Chinese Language (Mandarin): Home

Guide to Chinese learning materials in Kirk Library and on the Internet.

Learning Chinese

Welcome to learning Chinese!

Centralia College offers first and second year Mandarin Chinese language courses (CHIN& 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, and 223). Check the current quarter schedule to see what is offered this quarter.

This LibGuide provides support for Chinese language students.  Click on the Chinese characters below to take you to more information about Chinese language, writing, and culture.


FIND BOOKS written in the Chinese language, including bilingual readers, and translated works of Chinese literature.



WRITE CHINESE on your computer!  Learn about the Chinese writing system and how to write properly in Chinese.



USE CHINESE DICTIONARIES online.  Chinese-English and English-Chinese; traditional and simplified characters.  Pinyin, Yale, Jyutping, cangjie, four corner and ㄅㄆㄇㄈ methods of organization.






Christine Wynder
Chinese language
Contact Info:
Phone: 360.736.9391
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