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Chinese for Beginners: Introduction

Welcome to the Chinese Language Resource Guides

你好!欢迎你上我们为你们特别设计的网站。 Hello, welcome to the page we created especially for you!

Purpose of this Guide

This guide is designed for Chinese language beginners.  You will find that tools and resources in this guide will help you learn new vocabulary and write Chinese character easier. 

Besides improving your vocabulary and character writing skills, you will find related Chinese cultural and history information useful for your understanding of the Chinese language.

Effective Ways of Doing Information Research

The four key steps are to Get Organized, Gather Information, Use the Information, and Reflect. 

To learn more about the details of a research process, please click Research without Pain

With a research topic or an assignment, you may simply start with the Research section of the library.

As always, we are happy to help you and show you more if you simply stop by the OWH Library's Help Desk, or chat with us via Libchat.    

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