Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world with more than 600 million speakers. Although it has the reputation of being extremely difficult to learn, many elements of the language are in fact very simple, such as the fact that verbs and nouns have one unique form. Many students also find the beauty of character-writing hugely addictive.
China is a dynamic and vibrant country experiencing unparalleled economic development. It is a huge attraction to tourists, investors, researchers and business people worldwide. Having some knowledge of China's language and culture can be a great advantage in terms of travel, career and research opportunities.
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Research graduates may be interested in King's China Institute