China – a country that combines loyalty to the traditions of one of the world's oldest civilizations and the modern pace of life of large cities. Rich history and culture of this country, a vast territory and natural diversity creates a wide range of opportunities for travel and recreation. Chinese language, the main representative of the Sino-Tibetan language family is one of six official and working languages of the UN, which is interesting to examine courses. Chinese language is spoken by 90% more than a billion people of China, it is common in Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries. In addition, tens of millions Chinese, carefully preserving its own language, live in Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. And of course we all know that the Chinese diaspora is scattered across the globe. In Canada, Chinese is the third largest number of its speakers population. For many centuries, Korea and Japan to use Chinese hieroglyphic writing system, although Korean and Japanese languages are not related to Chinese.
To date, Chinese characters are evaluated as one of the greatest and most enduring inventions of civilization. Once upon a time China was one of the first places in the ranking of the world's literary achievements. Not to mention the fact that half of the world literature was written in Chinese. Due to the fact that the character occupies a central role in Chinese art, and by persistence of Chinese civilization, Chinese characters have their indisputable priority in the world art. Learning Chinese language as interesting as any foreign language. In the Chinese language is spoken by one fifth of the Earth.
Nearly half a billion people in China alone. Also part of the population of Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and many more who. At the heart of writing are special characters – characters. The set of characters remain unchanged for over 2000 years. Chinese characters are also used in Japan and Korea. Interestingly, nearly half of all sites on the Internet – sites in Chinese. And given the speed with which China is developing the Internet, this is clearly not the limit. Communicating in Chinese, remember you dipped into the story of the great and mysterious country with a rich and vivid linguistic heritage.