A journey to the East and back


Here is a brief story about Morgan Alexander Jones, MBA ’15 of the Johnson Graduate School of Management at College University, who learned Chinese early on in his life, and is now the COO of US-China Strong.

“One of the basic ways to start understanding Chinese culture is to learn the Chinese language.”
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Learning Mandarin – a view from the UK

 

“How Mandarin can unlock our children’s potential in an increasingly connected world”

by Mark Herbert, The Telegraph, January 10, 2017

An essay about the value of learning another language in general and Mandarin in particular. Mr. Herbert provides background information on the “Excellence in Mandarin Programme”, which was started in the UK in September 2016. The goal of the program is to educate 5,000 students by the year 2020 to become fluent in Mandarin.