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Chinese Languages

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The Cantonese portion of the Chinese Language Program offers two-unit oral-communication courses for heritage speakers, Mandarin speakers, and foriegn language learners at different proficiency levels.  Cantonese and Cantonese-American cultures are integrated with language materials.  Basic Cantonese characters are also incorporated at all three levels.

Please note that conversation courses such as these do not fulfill the Language Requirement.

Learn more on the Cantonese Program Website.

The Chinese Language Program at Stanford offers first-year to fifth-year Modern Chinese classes of regular track, first-year to fourth-year Modern Chinese for heritage students, conversational Modern Chinese at four levels from beginning to advanced, and a Business Chinese class. First-year to third-year intensive Modern Chinese classes are offered in the summer.