Open Textbooks

Additional Open and Zero-cost Resources

  • Chinese resources from COERLL
    This collection of open Chinese materials is from the U.S. Department of Education–funded Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL).
    These freely accessible language lessons at the Global Language Online Support System are from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Click the button next to “Chinese-Mandarin” before searching to access materials for teaching and learning Mandarin.
  • Mandarin Chinese Ancillary Activities and OER Materials (The Pathways Project)
    This project, “an initiative from the Department of World Languages at Boise State University, is a collaborative network of open educational resources (OER) including instructional language teaching materials and professional development created by and uniquely for Idaho’s K-16 language teachers and students.”
  • MERLOT Materials for Chinese
    These materials for Chinese-language instruction are from MERLOT’s World Languages Collection.
  • Undergraduate Courses in Chinese (MIT OpenCourseWare)