China Documentary Films in Streaming: Language

This guide is intended to help the USC community locate and access many of the outstanding documentary films about China that are available through USC Libraries' subscribed streaming platforms.


The Chinese Language
"This episode examines the seven dialects of the Chinese language - all different from one another but share the same writing systems. Chinese differs from other languages in that it is all monosyllables with multiple meanings depending on pronunciation. This episode follows the evolution of the Chinese dialects.'

Chinese: The Language
"This video, produced by Greg Shepherd, is about the spoken and written Chinese language and examines the differences between Cantonese and Mandarin."


(The Chinese Language)