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Looking for a New Language to Master? Check Out Our Suggestions

There are a number of reasons you might want to learn a second language, or third... or sixth! Whatever reasons you might have, we believe that learning a new language will open up more of the world to you—well, once we get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Being bilingual can also help you achieve professional and personal goals, whether they’d be a big promotion or a grand vacation abroad. With a bunch of extra time on your hands, you can prepare yourself right now for your next adventure!

Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese is the language with the most native speakers, and it’s probably no coincidence because of Asia’s vast and diverse population. Mandarin Chinese is also the largest of the Chinese “macrolanguages,” a grouping of thirteen languages all considered being Chinese based on their shared writing system and literature. Although complex, if you choose this language, you’ll be amongst a vast range of speakers around the globe!

Spanish

Second only to Mandarin Chinese, Spanish has 400 million native speakers around the world. Spanish is also the official language of more than twenty countries and is commonly spoken as a first, second, or third language in many more. Today, approximately thirteen percent of the U.S. population speaks Spanish as a first language, and one study predicts that by 2050, the U.S. could have more Spanish speaking residents than any other country. Talk about a useful language to sink your teeth into!

German

The most widely spoken native language on the European continent, the language of German opens doors to academic, economic, and political powerhouses. Despite many warnings you’ve may have heard in the past, German is actually a fairly simple language for English speakers to learn. English, another complex language, is derived from German, and both share the same rigid (and sometimes, unexpected) structure, rules, and exceptions. So, why not do yourself a favor and pick-up some German?

At Heights Old Peachtree Apartments in Suwanee, Georgia, our goal is to help you maintain a balanced life. The first step? We promise to keep you up-to-speed on fun activities, creative arts and crafts projects, and new recipes that you and your family are sure to love.

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