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Standard Chinese, often called just Mandarin, is spoken by over a billion people, mostly in China, but also in other parts of South-East Asia and internationally. Because of economic development in recent decades, Chinese has become an important language worldwide for business and other professional purposes, and the importance of understanding the Chinese-speaking world has increased in tandem.
Single subject courses at different levels
Learning Chinese can be useful for several reasons and on different levels, from being able to exchange pleasantries in a social context to using Chinese for professional purposes. Our courses start with beginners in mind, developing your language skills in both spoken and written Chinese with a special focus on a professional context, and then continue with more advanced courses aimed at professionals. We also offer courses about China and Chinese culture in Swedish.
Even a thousand-mile journey starts with a single step
Mastering Chinese takes time, but proficiency in a language is useful even if you are not fluent. Learning Chinese opens many doors and is a fascinating journey in and of itself! The more you know, the better, but even limited proficiency can be useful, and as Laozi (老子) wrote: “Even a thousand-mile journey starts with a single step” (千里之行，始于足下).