Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world used every day by more than a billion people.
It is the second most popular language on the internet and has the highest growth rate among the languages studied in the US and Japan.
Chinese is one of the 6 languages of communication in the UN.
Most of the everyday stuff was invented in China including mechanical clock, paper, and ice cream
Chinese words like tofu, kung-fu, feng-shui are known to the speakers of other languages
Online Chinese lessons for kids: dinolingo.com