Why Study Chinese?

  • Over one billion people, roughly 1/5th of the world’s population speak Mandarin.
  • China is the second largest economy in the world and is growing at a phenomenal rate.
  • China plays an increasingly dominant role on the global political scene.
  • Employers prefer people who speak more than one language, even at a basic level.
  • A basic knowledge of Mandarin looks impressive on any CV, and could help separate you from the rest of the crowd.