Why you will eventually need to learn Mandarin

Posted: June 14, 2013 in Society

Eventually–and if you’ve read some of the recent books about China’s rise, for example, “When China Rules the World” or Silicon Dragon”, you already know this–you will need to learn Mandarin Chinese, at least a rudimentary working knowledge of it. Eventually a fading West (think America and England) will be absorbed into China’s Great Realm of financial,cultural and technological empire. What will happen to job-seekers a generation from now if they don’t learn Chinese? Here’s an example… Brit teen in England refused job for not being able to speak Mandarin.

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