Why Study Chinese?
Top 5 Reasons:
- Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world.
- There are more and more people starting to learn Chinese.
- Billionaires and royals are rushing to teach their kids Mandarin.
- Let you improve your resume and standout in the business world.
- Learning Chinese is not as hard as you think.
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Mark Zuckerberg is learning Mandarin—here’s why you should too
Mack Gelber, Original Article from Monster.com
The Facebook founder's recent presentation in Chinese is a great reminder of the effect brushing up on a foreign language could have on your career. A video of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg giving a 20-minute speech in Mandarin is making the Internet rounds this week, and it’s a slightly surreal sight. This also earned him the title “China Brown Noser of the Year” from Forbes, but it also opens up some interesting questions about the value of picking up a second language for workers in the tech sphere. Here are a few reasons you might want to follow Zuckerberg’s lead... READ MORE
Billionaires and royals are rushing to teach their kids Mandarin
Abby Jackson, Original Article from Business Insider
Chinese is the language with the most native speakers in the world with about 1.2 billion. The sheer size alone means the language will continue to be important for business in the future. Read on below to see some of the wealthy families who have spoken publicly about teaching their kids Mandarin, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Prince William and Kate Middleton...READ MORE
Learning Chinese: Will You Make More Money?
Edmund Lee, Original Article from CBS News
China had officially overtaken Japan to become the world's second-biggest economy. Earlier this year, China surpassed Germany as the world's largest exporter, and it recently overtook the United States as the world's largest car market. All of which should beg the question for anyone thinking about their career: Should you start learning Chinese?...Even if you plan to stay in the U.S., with more and more companies doing business with and in China, being able to speak the language with a potential client or supplier can only help... READ MORE
Mandarin Learning Is a Must - Learning Mandarin is critical to the educational and economic success of American students.
Jack Markell and Garry R. Herbert, Original Article from U.S. News
Tomorrow's leaders must be able to compete, work and thrive in a globalized world with diverse, multilingual consumers and economies in which China and the U.S. will continue to be major players. By offering American students early education opportunities to learn Mandarin, we can prepare them for careers in a world and workplace in which our country's bilateral ties play a consequential role.... READ MORE