There are more than 1.3 billion native speakers of Mandarin Chinese worldwide. Mandarin is one of the six official languages used by the United Nations, and is also the official language of Mainland China, Hong Knog, Taiwan, and Singapore. However, it is used extensively in other countries throughout the world. There are over 3,000 television channels that broadcast in Mandarin, and over 7,000 magazines and journals use the language exclusively.
China is the world’s second largest economic entity and is expected to become the largest economic entity by 2030. UK employers mentioned Mandarin as second only to French as language skills they would be looking for in future employees. Knowledge of Mandarin opens up a new and extraordinary promising dimension for those individuals or enterprises who want to try new countries and ventures.