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A History of the Chinese Language


Welcome to the companion website for A History of the Chinese Language by Hongyuan Dong, which provides students and instructors with an assortment of materials designed to supplement and enhance the textbook.

Here you’ll find:

  • A range of exercises carefully designed to test students’ understanding (available in the general Resources section), available with corresponding answer keys (available in the Instructors’ section)
  • Sample recordings of the sounds of Old Chinese, Middle Chinese, Early Modern Chinese and Modern Standard Chinese (available in the general Resources section)
  • A section with useful links to further internet resources. (available in the general Resources section)

Thank you for using A History of the Chinese Language! We hope that you enjoy both the course and the website.