Whether you are just starting your studies of Chinese language or not or have been studying for a while, it’s of great importance that you’re conscious of your motivations for wanting to learn the language. You might even have a few apparently good reasons for learning Chinese, such as:
“Chinese is the language of the future” or
“Chinese speakers are in high demand” or
“China has 1.3 billion people”
Yes, taking Chinese language lessons and mastering the language opens doors to nearly one-fifth of the world’s population. Standard Mandarin is spoken in China, Hong Kong?Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and many other regions of the world. Mastering the Chinese language is essential for business people who want to expand into the Asian market, particularly the rapidly growing market for Western products and services in China.
Besides, Many people study Chinese for cultural pursuits. Chinese culture, long in history, varied in form and rich in content, has remained one of the most original, ingenious, and vital traditions among all civilizations. Especially, during these yeas, Chinese Gongfu, Chinese art, Chinese medicine etc., are very popular around the world. So if you are interested in Chinese culture, just join us.
Moreover, China’s tourism is blooming recently. China offers a diversity of travel experiences, from Shopping, to gourmet dining, to countryside pursuits and unique cultural heritages. So if you want to travel to China, Even a few sentences in Chinese will help you.
While Chinese has a reputation as being difficult to learn, the adoption of Simplified Chinese characters and the development Hanyu pinyin have made it easier for Westerners to learn the Chinese language.
One of the best ways to learn Chinese is online. That’s because learning to speak Chinese Mandarin is easier when a student works with a native speaker. Listening to the native speaker allows the student to learn the correct pronunciation quickly.
This is the first step in learning the Chinese language. By teaching you how to use pinyin, you will quickly learn to read and pronounce key characters. The native speaker can help you with pronunciation. Unlike English, characters almost always have just a single sound. The rules of the language are much more rigid than English too, so you don’t have to learn countless exceptions to each rule.
Once you are introduced to the wonders of learning a new language, you’ll want to put your newfound skills to good use. Whether you’re bound for the Beijing Summer Olympics, a teleconference with the home office in Hong Kong or your neighborhood Chinese restaurant, learning how to speak the Chinese language is one of life’s greatest (and most useful) joys.
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