• Qian sun
    Mandarin Teacher at Highlands MS & High School
    qiansun@wpcsd.k12.ny.us

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     Welcome to Mandarin Classes!

    China is not only one of the world’s oldest cultures, but also the most populated country in the world, with 1.4 billion people. One fifth of the planet speaks Chinese, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. China also has the second largest economy in the world, allowing it to be one of the largest business partners of the US. Thus, Chinese is one of the six working languages of the United Nations. These are just a few of the many reasons why learning Mandarin is very useful in daily life. I’m looking forward to a great and successful year ahead of us!