Mandarin Chinese

Subject Guides

Check the Tools & Resources pane on the right for useful weblinks, grammar tips, etc. 

Language study resources for students of Chinese:

Chinese complete edition (Living languages CDs)

Mandarin Chinese : an introduction (495.18 G159)

Easy Chinese phrasebook & dictionary (495.1 T834)

Chinese grammar made easy (495.15071 online in ebrary)

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Chinese language
Chinese language -- Textbooks
Chinese language -- Readers
Chinese language -- Grammar

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"Dragon's tongue" series (Online Videos)

The Chinese language (Online Video)


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 The Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese - Chinese English (Ref 495.132 K671)

McGraw-Hill's Chinese dictionary & guide to 20,000 essential words (Ref 495.132 H860)

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Chinese language -- Dictionaries

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A companion to modern Chinese literature

Cambridge history of Chinese literature (895.109  online in Cambridge Histories)

Chinese literature : a very short introduction (895.109 K747)

The Columbia history of Chinese literature (895.109 M286)

The Columbia anthology of modern Chinese literature (895.108 L360a)

The Columbia anthology of traditional Chinese literature (895.108 M286)

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To browse Chinese literature, search Albert (or browse the shelves) by Call Number:  895.1

This number may be further subdivided by period and genre, e.g.

895.108    anthologies of Chinese literature
895.11  poetry
895.12  drama
895.13  fiction

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Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture (Ref 309.151 D292)

Pop culture China! : media, arts, and lifestyle (Online)

Modern China: a very short introduction (951.05 online in ebrary)

The Cambridge companion to modern Chinese culture (951.05 L929)

In the red : contemporary Chinese culture (915.10357 B250)

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    China -- Civilization
    China -- Description and travel
    China -- Social life and customs

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