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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 150a - Chinese for Business and Travel

Practical conversational Chinese for business and travel. Contemporary culture in Chinese-speaking areas. Total of 36 hours lecture.
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Culture Highlight

Traditional Art - The Four Treasures of the Study

Hu brushes, Hui inksticks, Xuan paper and Duan inkstones are popularly known as the "four treasures of the study" in China. They are essential tools for calligraphers and painters.
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Revised June 23, 2011