There are several misconceptions about China (about the level and living conditions, quality of a product, etc.). Consider some of them. The first misconception is that it's hard to learn Chinese. On Today, in schools for the Study of Language in Shanghai and Beijing are trained many students from the United States, Europe, Russia and CIS countries. Teach foreign language students, teachers, politicians and businessmen. Large some of them, passing the initial stage of learning, is convinced that the Chinese spoken language learning is not so difficult. To study took place easily, you must have an ear for music.
But if you do not, then you too can learn language, but you will be a little harder than others. In Chinese, there are 4 audio tone, and their study can be anyone. According to Chinese teachers, Chinese language is best given to students from Russia, because they are easier than others master the pronunciation of complex combinations of letters similar to those that exist in their native language. The difficulty of the written Chinese language is to learn to write 5000 characters. Their total number is more than 80 thousand characters. The system of Chinese characters formed in the second millennium BC, and thereafter continuously updated with new symbols. However, to study the Chinese script is necessary only to Foreign students who want to pursue higher education in China. Most of the students arrived in China are quite scarce knowledge of the language, but passing year of training, they can at the Chinese University for the first year.