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5 REASONS WHY LEARNING MANDARIN IS IMPORTANT



As Mandarin language professionals, we can tell you that there are many reasons why learning Mandarin Chinese is important. When thinking about why you should learn Mandarin, the biggest reason is that you’ll always have the opportunity to use your language skills. Want to know why? Carry on reading to learn all the motivations for studying this Chinese language.


1. CHINESE IS THE MOST SPOKEN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD


Yes, this is the first and the most important reason why you should study Mandarin! Although English is the largest language among both native and non-native speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the largest native language spoken across the world. If you’re going to learn another language, why not make it the language that’s the most spoken in the world? More than 1.2 billion people speak Chinese!


Not only is Chinese spoken in China, but it’s also spoken in Singapore and Taiwan. Chinese-speaking people are living all across the world and if you’re a professional, it’s more than likely that one of your clients, suppliers, or colleagues will speak Mandarin.


2. LEARNING MANDARIN IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK


The Chinese language may seem daunting; the non-lettered alphabet and the different tones are intimidating, but we promise you it’s not as scary as it seems. Verbs are a cinch because there is essentially no conjugation. And there are no plurals!


There are over 80,000 Chinese characters but generally, only 3,500 are used on a regular basis. And if you need a stepping stone to build towards writing with Chinese characters, you have the pinyin system at your fingertips; to write Chinese words using the English (Latin) alphabet!



3. IT LOOKS GOOD ON YOUR RESUME


Chinese language skills are scarce in some companies, even for companies that do a great deal of business with China. With the need for Mandarin in business, knowing the language will make you an attractive employee -


If you know Mandarin, there’s an increased chance the company you’re applying to will see you as a valuable candidate for the position. After you’re hired, why not suggest holding some sessions with your co-workers to help them learn some Mandarin? Everyone can benefit from learning, even if it’s just the basics!


4. CHINESE HELPS PERSONAL GROWTH


The Chinese language may seem daunting; the non-lettered alphabet and the different tones are intimidating, but we promise you it’s not as scary as it seems. Chinese culture is amongst the most eye-opening and intricately woven cultures in the world with a number of customs, traditions, and languages to learn; in addition to the official language of Mandarin. When you learn Mandarin, not only do you learn the language, but you learn a different perspective. These experiences and language skills will deepen your cultural understanding and aid in broadening your mindset.


5. CHINA’S ECONOMY IS GROWING


Perhaps you’re wondering - what does China’s economy have to do with learning Mandarin? Well, the country is experiencing overwhelming growth, which means the economy is expanding and China’s popularity is booming worldwide. Not only does China have one of the most important economies in the world, but interest in the language and culture is also spreading too.


Mandarin is the official language of six countries and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. The growth that China is experiencing is expected to continue, so, stop wondering why you should learn Mandarin… and get started instead!



Learning any foreign language is beneficial for your self-development. You will open the doors to increased job opportunities, communicate with more people fluently without hesitation, and expand your cultural understanding. Now that you know the benefits of learning Mandarin, it’s time to study it. For more information about upcoming Mandarin classes, go to the Mandarin page of our website: https://www.rolalang.com/mandarin! Here you can check the series of mandarin live videos: https://www.facebook.com/watch/162819687082849/731744114262178.



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