Why Study Chinese?

  • One-fifth of the planet speaks Chinese.
  • China is one of the largest trading partners of the United States.
  • Being able to speak Chinese in a working environment will certainly give you a competitive edge.
  • Having acquired basic Mandarin skills becomes very useful when traveling around China as most Chinese people are not able to speak English or other languages.
  • Knowing Mandarin is a gateway to immerse yourself into one of the oldest and most fascinating cultures in the World and to be able to appreciate its vast cultural heritage.

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Last updated: 5/28/2013

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