Chinese language students talk about
Ohio's Chinese language program
Chinese is easy,
fun and interesting!
Chinese is mentally
stimulating and interesting and fun! --- Chinese words are artistically
formed by a combination of meanings: e.g., “crisis” is “danger +
Chinese culture is one of the
oldest in the world.
If you know 1000 commonly used characters, you will recognize 90% of
the characters on Chinese newspapers!
Chinese classes are the
funniest class I have ever attended. Come join us! We enjoy each
other’s company. Often we get together outside of the classroom to
celebrate Chinese holidays, make Chinese food, or even watch movies –
The food is good, so are the people!
Chinese is unusual – my
friends took common foreign languages and they were jealous of me for
taking such an interesting language! It’s a great conversation piece!
The size of the classes is
small which makes it easier to learn and you receive a lot of attention
in the class.
important for your career!
Chinese may give you an edge when competing for an important position!
For students involved in
international studies, China is, and will be a major player in the
business world. China is a wonderful country to teach English in. The
experience is great and it is something one will never forget!
China will play a major role
in world affairs in the future. China’s population of more than one
billion accounts for a large percent of the world’s population. As
China begins to open up to the West, there will be opportunities for
employment in all areas.
International business prefers
to hire people who speak more than one language. China is becoming a
big market recently, and business people are now looking for people who
can speak Chinese.
The demand for
business people who know Chinese (Mandarin) is skyrocketing.
Chinese is useful!
Taking the course is a great
opportunity to learn another language. It is also a great experience to
be able to talk to others and it can be helpful if you like to travel.
Taking Chinese can actually
improve your mental power by learning how to arrange your thoughts into
an alternative pattern or organization.
Taking Chinese helps you to
understand Chinese culture, literature and history.
Chinese is the #1
spoken language in the world!
There are more
than 1 billion people who speak Chinese. Take Chinese!