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Chinese Dilemma - Language by Lucky on 16 April 2006 11:33am
 
Hi All,

Iam planning my first trip to China, and I'm torn as to which language I should learn. I hae ample opportunity to learn te basics of at least one language but which?? Mandarin or Cantonese???

I know that part of my plans are to spend time in the south of china - Hong Kong, Tibet etc...But also hope to spend and equal amount of time in the north.

Is Mandarin spoken in the south to the extent that I should be able to get by?

Any advice will be greatly appreciated

Lucky
 



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