Contra Costa College Library will be open some Saturdays in Nov & Dec from 10am - 1:45pm for limited use: study rooms, computers, & reserve textbooks. Nov 4, Nov 18, and Dec 2 only
Course Outline of Records:
Integrated Chinese (Yuehua Liu)
Book (CCC Reserve 72.03)
eBook (none available)
Chinese Link (Sue-mei Wu, et al.)
Book (CCC Reserve- none available)
eBook (none available)
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese (Ross, He, et al.)
Book (CCC Collection eBook)
eBook (textbook and workbook available - unlimited)
MLA Handbook, 8th edition
Book (Print)- (CCC)
MLA Citation Guide- (CCC Online)
Films and Videos
Films on Demand- Chinese Characters
Films on Demand – Mandarin Language
Academic Videos online- Chinese Language
Chinese Grammar Lesson Videos (Wen-Hua Teng) A collection of video lessons on grammar topics for beginning Mandarin Chinese, available as a YouTube playlist.
CCC Chinese Language
CCC Library Catalog:; language study Chinese (subject search)
Limited to online resources (books, videos, etc.). Change the filters to see all materials. Click on Resource Type on the left menu to limit to specific resources (e.g., books, etc.).
CHN101 Elementary Mandarin I Textbook (Polley) LibreText (2020) CC-BY-NC-SA
Chinese Rhetoric and Writing - An Introduction for Language Teachers (Kirkpatrick & Xu) Libretext (2020) CC-BY-NC-SA
CEORLL, Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning- CEORLL-Chinese - University of Texas-Austin Open Language resources, including websites, grammar, exercises, videos, etc.
OER Commons-Chinese, Mandarin￼; (2017) CC BY SA
A free Chinese textbook on the Standard Mandarin dialect. This page links to lessons using simplified characters (used in mainland China, Singapore, and Malaysia). There is also a Traditional Character Version available (used in Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong).
LibreText-Languages: Includes resources for Chinese languages.
Broad search, which you can filter using the limiters on the left-hand menu on the results page. You can also search for more specific key words.
Introductory Chinese textbook
By Lin Hong of Central Oregon Community College. Available in Word and PDF.
Public domain books, including children books, classic fairy tales, etc.
Project Gutenberg- Chinese Language Collection
Print versions of public domain books.
GLOSS (Foreign Language Center)
Freely accessible language lessons from the Global Language Online Support System of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.
OER Commons (2022) CC-BY-NC-SA Open Educational Resources (OER) network for collaboration among the California community college system
LibreTexts(2022) CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0
Sample Canvas Shell
Gateway to Chinese: Pinyin Exercises Canvas Shell – See Gateway under OER