Chinese Language Program

In order to serve the diverse community in the Pasadena District, the Chinese Program at Pasadena City College offers classes that range from Chinese language courses and Chinese cultural courses to courses in Chinese literature. The Program helps students develop communicative skills in the Chinese language and a cosmopolitan knowledge of Chinese culture and literature. Students may also follow a course of study leading to a Chinese major.

Course Highlight

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Chnse 9a - Chinese Conversation (Mandarin)

Intensive practice in oral expression and comprehension of spoken Chinese. Total of 36 hours lecture.
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Culture Highlight

Silk Road - Introduction

Nowadays silk is available in markets around the world. It is transported easily and cheaply by sea and air freight. This was not always so.
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Revised June 23, 2011