4 reasons to learn Chinese (Mandarin)
When you want to learn a new language to boost your competitiveness, what language do you prefer? The language with the highest cost-performance ratio - Chinese (Mandarin), is the one everyone should learn.
1. Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world
There are 1/5 of the population in the world uses Mandarin as their mother tongue. In China, there are over 80% of people are using Mandarin, even in Mongolia, Tibet, the use of Mandarin for communication is getting more and more. It is the most basic language that we need to learn to communicate with others in China.
2. China's economy is growing
As China has developed rapidly in recent 20 years, the Chinese market is becoming more attractive to overseas investors due to its large population, which creates many business opportunities to the globe. Thus, learning Chinese has become a global trend. Many Western people start to learn Mandarin because of their work in China. Learning Mandarin can help your brand to expand to China market or even the whole Asia market.
3. Building relationships in Asia
While Mandarin is the first language in China, it is also the first language in Taiwan and it is widely used in many Asia countries. For example, people in Singapore, Malaysia will use Mandarin to communicate. Even in Hong Kong and Macau, you can speak in Mandarin and people can answer you! In Asia, people also learn Chinese as the second language.
4. It looks good on your resume
Learning Mandarin can also enhance our competitiveness. Because of the unlimited opportunities and potential in China market, there are always request from companies to work in mainland China. If you are the boss, would you prefer a Mandarin speaker or a Mandarin amateur? It is also better for you to study overseas/ exchange in China if you learn Mandarin earlier.