Mandarin is probably one of the most fascinating languages in the world – definitely one of the hardest. With 1 billion speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. For many people, this is also the language of the future, with China becoming more powerful every year and a huge economy that buys and sells all over the world. There are several languages spoken in China, but Mandarin is by far the dominant language in China and is also spoken in Taiwan and by part of the Chinese community of South East Asia.
Spoken Chinese is distinguished by its high level of internal diversity, although all spoken varieties of Chinese are tonal and analytic. There are between seven and thirteen main regional groups of Chinese (depending on classification scheme), of which the most spoken, by far, is Mandarin (about 850 million)
6 kinds of forming Chinese characters make up 50,000 Chinese characters in existence today. It shows that there is a logical symbol system used to create Chinese characters. That they are not just made up of random lines and strokes.
Once you know these 6 types of Chinese characters, you’ll find that learning Chinese writing isn’t so difficult after all.
You may be wondering why most non-Chinese speakers choose to learn Mandarin. For one reason, Mandarin is understood by the majority of Chinese people in the world.