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Department Overview

Swarthmore College offers a range of courses in Chinese language, literature, and culture which are integrated into a broad program of Asian Studies and further offerings in Chinese language, history, culture and society in the Tri-College community.

Students of Chinese can take advantage of a rich environment for language study, including intensive introductory language courses, language tables and chat hours with native speakers, multimedia resources, and opportunities for study abroad. Explore this site for more information on our faculty, courses, special events, and study abroad options.

Welcome to the Chinese Program (Part 1)

Welcome to the Chinese Program (Part 2)

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Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

group of students having lunch at Dim Sum restaurant.

Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

group of students having lunch at Dim Sum restaurant

Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

group of students having lunch at Dim Sum restaurant

Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

group of students having lunch at a Dim Sum restaurant.

Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

Faculty and Students of the Chinese Section on a Trip Abroad

Dim Sum Trip to Philadelphia with the Chinese program, fall semester '22.

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Warmest Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Warmest Congratulations, Class of 2022!

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Third-Year Chinese Podcasts

Listen to student recordings from third-year Chinese.

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Chinese Language Table

Chinese Language Table will meet on Fridays from 12:00 to 1:30 in the Science Center Tent, beginning September 23. This is an excellent opportunity to practice your Chinese with teachers and other students in a more relaxed setting. Come and join us!

    Chinese Language Table

    Language Media Lab

    The Language Media Lab provides resources to enhance the study of foreign language, literature, and culture at Swarthmore College. Students have access to audio/video materials required for foreign language classes. The lab's resources include 12 Macbook Pros, 8 iMacs, an extensive library of foreign films, video cameras, and audio recorders. The space is a unique, adaptable, multimedia-friendly place to study, practice and develop language skills. 

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