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Spoken by more than 1.3 billion people, Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world.

Chinese is the official language of media, government, and education in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, and Singapore.

Chinese is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.    


Since 2010, China has had the second largest economy in the world.

China is one of the major trading partners of the United States.

China is emerging as a major player in world affairs.

China has a 5,000 year long history, civilization, and


Studying Chinese not only allows you to experience a different culture, but also allows you to become more competitive in the world.




URI Chinese Language Speech Competition

The Department of Modern languages Chinese Program in collaboration with the URI Confucius Institute is proud to announce the 1st annual Chinese Speech Competition. Click on the link below for more information.

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