Mandarin Chinese is the language with the most native speakers in the entire world. Around 15% of the world’s population speaks Mandarin as their mother tongue. This amounts to a total of around 960 million native Mandarin speakers.
Most Chinese students study Mandarin since it is the most important language in China. However, Cantonese is the second most important language in the country and also widely popular to learn.
If you decided to study Mandarin, there are a few tools I can recommend to guarantee fast learning and quick improvements:
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