The world of Chinese language - a short introduction
The number of Chinese speaking people probably exceeds a billion!
This makes Chinese the most common language of the world.
While written Chinese is universal to the Chinese-speaking community,
spoken Chinese features a number of variations and dialects, which
mostly aren't mutually comprehensible. The most common spoken
variety of Chinese is Mandarin.
Click on the world map to get information
on Chinese courses in China!
The following pages aim to give a short introduction to Chinese
language. Find out fascinating Chinese
language facts, a short summery of important Chinese
grammar characteristics and Chinese
varieties or dialects.
Learning a foreign language is fun, but it has it pitfalls.
Many of those can be avoided by taking the royal
road to learning Mandarin Chinese and studying Mandarin Chinese
directly where it is spoken!!