Do you know?
A fifth of the world’s population speaks Mandarin Chinese. It means that one in every five persons speak”ni hao!”
So, Why study Mandarin Chinese? Here we will discuss the following aspects.
- The long history of Mandarin Chinese
China is a country with a history of over 5000 years. It’s one of the longest histories in the world. The Chinese language, also as one of the oldest languages, the richest language, and the most developed language in the world.
According to statistics, Mandarin Chinese is spoken by over one billion people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the word.
The necessity of Mandarin Chinese
With the improvement of China’s international status, the Chinese language is now known to everyone. It has been listed by the United Nations as one of the most common international languages.
These years, the remarkable achievements of the Chinese economy are admirable. Since joining the WTO, China has become the largest manufacturer in the world. So following China’s swift development, more and more people are focusing on China. Corporations of foreign nation entry into China to strive for the big China market.
Facing a new environment, many foreigners feel overwhelmed. They have no knowledge of traditional Chinese culture, traditional Chinese practice, the style Chinese do things, and so on. As we all know the premise of a win-win situation is to know others and know oneself. So they are anxious to immerse themselves in China!
What should they do to make it?
Ok, the way is to learn Mandarin Chinese.
- You are supposed to learn Daily Mandarin Chinese First. It will help you do a good job in the trivial affairs of daily life, such as greetings, going shopping, ordering food, seeing a doctor, asking for directions, and much more! Which can make your daily life in China much easier.
- Then, you should learn Business Mandarin Chinese. After learning it, you can communicate with people in the business field, you can across the language barrier, and share your opinions freely. In this way, you can let other people know your honest opinion, which means the half of the success!
- Last but not least, most of the first-time foreigners to China are strongly encouraged to visit many famous places in China, such as the Tian’anmen Square, the Great Wall, the Yellow River, the Yangtze River, the Potala Palace, and so on. So you’de better learn Travel Mandarin Chinese. It will make your travel more convenient. You can know how to greet others and introduce yourself, how to book tickets, how to check in hotels, how to order food at the restaurant, how to bargain about the goods, how to get change, and so on.
The importance of Mandarin Chinese
Learning never stops, the extensive and profound Mandarin Chinese especially need constant learning. For example, if you are lucky enough to meet and learn Chinese classical poetry, you will find another world which you can’t image how it is beautiful. You will be immersed happily and don’t want to come out!
What’s more, Chinese painting, Chinese tongue twisters, and Chinese Kung Fu are always some very interesting topic for foreign friends, you can enjoy them after grasping Mandarin Chinese!