St. Ignatius

Mandarin at SI

Course Descriptions 

SI offers Mandarin 1, Mandarin 2, Mandarin 2H, Mandarin 3, Mandarin 3H, Mandarin 4 and AP Mandarin Language and Culture. Click here for the course descriptions for all of the Mandarin courses.

Why Study Chinese?

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About the Teachers:

Mrs. Leona Pappas joined SI in 2014. She has a Computer Science degree in China, a BA and California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mandarin at San Francisco State University. Currently she is teaching Mandarin 2, Mandarin 2H and Mandarin 3H.  

Mrs. Leona Pappas
Mandarin Teacher 

Ms. Xiaolin Chang has been teaching Mandarin in colleges and high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years. She joined SI to help with the Mandarin program in 2018-19.

Ms. Xiaolin Chang
Mandarin Teacher