Learning to speak Chinese is a great way to give your children an advantage in the increasingly competitive business world. Between equal foreign competitors courting a Chinese company, who will the company choose to associate with: a Chinese-speaking foreigner or a foreigner with a translator? China is emerging from a period of stagnation and again taking it's place as one of the great powers of the world. China currently has the second largest economy in the world, and has a huge growth rate of averaging 10% per year. Chinese culture is over 5000 years old. By learning the Chinese Language, you will learn another culture and another way of looking at the world. Learning a language gives you a better understanding through the grammar and even how the words are derived of the culture behind them. And with 20% of the world's population in China, it would be extremely beneficial to be able to communicate with them!
General Chinese Language Courses will enable you to conduct and understand simple communication in daily life, such as self introduction, asking and giving directions and addresses, telling day and time, ordering food, making appointments, talking with your housekeeper, seeing a doctor, making phone calls to order food or set appointments, shopping and bargaining, expressing likes and dislikes, etc.