Academics and Support

EALL Placement Test Information

Incoming freshmen who already know some Chinese should sign up for the departmental placement assessment to determine which level they should start at. Information and registration for this can be found here EALL Placement Testing. If you have questions about this, contact EALL Undergraduate Adviser

Chinese Language Study

Chinese Reading Practice

This free website is designed to help learners of all levels to keep their skills fresh.

Clavis Sinica

There are a variety of free reading resources on this site, mostly for intermediate and higher levels.


This free app will help you practice vocabulary and reading at all levels (it is based on the HSK levels, another proficiency scale used in China). It will show you sentences with a blank and you select the correct word from a multiple-choice list. Some of the sentences may be a bit off-color.


A Chinese dictionary application with features such as Optical Character Recognizer (OCR), Enhanced Handwriting Recognizer, Flashcard System, Stroke Order Diagrams, and access to vocabulary from a wide number of dictionaries to make learning new Chinese vocabulary more efficient.

Popup Chinese

Irreverent podcast for all levels. Much of the content is free, although some parts are paid.

The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center

Technology tools or instructional design and language resources compiled by the Tech Center faculty and staff.For a more comprehensive list of Chinese language resources, please click here.

Academic Advising

Each semester, students should meet with the Flagship Director to discuss their academic progress. For general questions about the program, classes, summer program applications, scholarship applications, etc, contact the Program Coordinator at