Students with no prior experience in Chinese (Mandarin)
should take CHIN 1, 1A, or 12A. For information about
placement and challenging prerequisites for higher level
courses, please consult http://www.ccsf.edu/FLplacement.
Native speakers of Chinese(Mandarin) may being with CHIN
31A. Speakers of dialects other than Mandarin may begin
with CHIN 14A (Mandarin for speakers of other dialects).
Students interested in learning Cantonese should begin with
CHIN 10A. Most courses require an additional 1 hour of
lab. For more information, call 239-3223.