Are you interested in learning a new language? If so, you may want to look at the benefits of learning each language you are considering.
One of the best languages to learn right now has to be Chinese. Below we will discuss the benefits of learning Chinese as your new language.
1. Most Spoken Language.
The easiest and best benefit would have to be the fact that Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. Chinese (mandarin) is the official language of mainland China and Mandarin is spoken by some 1 billion people in the world. One in every five people in the world is Chinese. For this reason, you will be learning a language that allows you to communicate on a native level to the most people.
2. China Is Growing.
China is quickly becoming the dominant super power in the world. Sometime within the next year (2014), China will overtake the United States as being the biggest and richest economy in the world. China will have the most purchasing power in the world at this time. Therefore, the amount of opportunity is endless when you factor in the Chinese marketplace. By knowing Chinese (Mandarin) – you will position yourself to be able to jump on the business opportunities that are bound to open up.
3. China Power.
China is quickly becoming and will continue to be one of the most dominant and major roles in the world’s affairs. By knowing the language, you will be able to listen to, and understand current affairs as it relates to China as a country.
4. Creative Thinking Skills.
By learning a new language, you will be able to develop new creative thinking skills that should help you in life. Learning a new language takes years of dedication and by doing it, you can unlock a certain potential in your brain.
The fact that you know a language that will allow you to communicate with 1 billion potential new buyers will likely make you one of the most valuable assets in your workplace. To be able to communicate to so many people, you will likely get a higher paying job, a raise, or a promotion.
6. Gain Insights.
By understanding the local language, you will be able to better adapt and gain insights into Chinese culture.
As you can see, there are plenty of benefits that you get from learning Chinese. The benefits of learning Chinese far out number the benefits of learning most other languages. Because China is quickly becoming one of the most dominant countries in the world (if not the most dominant) you will better position yourself for future economic gain and success. Not to mention, most Chinese Mandarin speakers do not speak other languages. Therefore, you will be one of the few people that can communicate with them on a native level. Learning Chinese is one of the best things that you can do for your future.