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Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools

Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools

Mandarin in China

Language Lessons

Region
Asia, China
Subjects
Foreign Language

This lesson is a brief presentation of the spoken Mandarin language and some cultural behaviors in China.

Mandarin is the official language of the People’s Republic of China. It is the dialect spoken in the capital, Beijing. It is taught in all schools and is used for television and broad cast. Almost the entire population understands Mandarin. The language taught in Pre-Service Training (PST) for Peace Corps trainees is Mandarin. 

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