Why learn Mandarin Chinese?
- Mandarin Chinese is the world’s most widely used language. Today, an estimated one out of every five people on the planet speaks Chinese.
- It's a lingua franca in business and politics in Asia.
- China is a booming market and is included in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries. It is estimated that BRIC economies will overtake G7 economies by 2027.
- Chinese is the official language of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. It is also widely spoken in Trinidad, Tobago, Vietnam, Malaysia, Northern Marianas Islands, Palau, Singapore, Australia, Brunei, Christmas Island. More than five million people in North and South America speak Chinese.