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Language Learning: Chinese

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Hsi Chu Bolick
East Asian Studies Librarian
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Office hours: M-W-F
(919) 962-1278
Edward Proctor
South and South East Asian Studies Librarian
Contact Info:
(919) 962-3813


Learn Chinese audiobookChinese Language Kits - The Media & Design Center offers a variety of Chinese Language Kits to help facilitate in learning the Chinese Language.

Chinese Dictionaries - UNC Libraries have several Chinese Language Dictionaries for checkout. Such as Shanghainese dictionary and phrasebook and the Spiers and the McGraw-Hill's Chinese Dictionary & Guide to 20,000 Essential Words.

Chinese Grammar - There are many resources online, many of them free, to study and learn Chinese. These are just a few of those sites, Basic Chinese Grammar, My, Learn Chinese Online, and Free Chinese Lessons.

Chinese Customs- When showing interest in learning a different language, it is important to also learn some of the customs of native speakers. Many resources can found in the library and online. For example, China A to Z : everything you need to know to understand Chinese customs and cultureChinese Customs and Traditions, and Chinese Culture Connection.

Chinese Movies - The MDC also has many movies in Chinese to help facilitate learning in all your language pursuits. Here are just few of the titles available. 

Master Qi movie poster        Movie Poster Chungking Express        Movie Poster for The Emperor and the Assassin        Movie Poster for Farewell My Concubine       Movie poster for In the Mood for Love

Media Librarian

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Winifred Metz
Media & Design Center,
Undergraduate Library
(919) 962-4099
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