Clearly, anyone seeking to do business in the massive Chinese market would do well to brush up on their Mandarin, although they might need a bit of help with those hundreds of millions of Chinese whose preferred dialect is Cantonese.The only problem is that Mandarin is not spoken by anyone who is not Chinese, so it’s not much use in that equally significant 21st century powerhouse, India.Once upon time, pre-internet more than likely, people living in a particular country knew very little about those living elsewhere on the Earth.......
Department for Education figures show that fewer and fewer of us are learning a foreign language, while more and more foreigners are becoming multi-lingual.
This, say distraught commentators, will condemn us pathetic Little Englanders to a live of dismal isolation while our educated, sophisticated, Euro-competitors chat away to foreign customers and steal all our business as a result.
India Cupid is a great dating site for Indian men and women looking for love, friendship, dating and marriage.
Although the site can be used to flirt and chat it is geared toward people seeking serious and long-term relationships......
They have been in operation since 2002 with the goal of connectiong single and relationship-minded Western men with family-oriented single women from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Asia and Latin America. Asian Date has some of the hottest Asian mail order brides you will find anywhere online.
In fact, if you are dreaming of dating hot Chinese models it is probably the best place on the internet to begin your quest....
A bit of French or Spanish comes in handy on holiday if you’re the sort of person who likes to reassure the natives that you’re more sophisticated than the rest of the tourist herd.
But there’s absolutely no need to learn any one particular language unless you’ve got a specific professional use for it. There are roughly 6,900 living languages in the world.
All those foreigners who are so admirably learning another language are learning the one we already know.
So our school pupils don’t need to learn any foreign tongues.
While I was growing up, my family also lived in Peru and Cuba, but I only went out there on holidays, so my Spanish is rudimentary at best.