Billionaires and royals are rushing to teach their kids Mandarin
Learning a second language has been proven to offer a swath of cognitive, health, and educational benefits. It improves brain development , can protect against dementia, and help with attention span.
And Mandarin seems to be the hot language at the moment, with some high-profile wealthy families starting to push the language to their kids at a young age.Chinese is the language with the most native speakers in the world with about 1.2 billion . There are two main dialects that make up the Chinese language - Mandarin and Cantonese - and 1 billion of the total speak Mandarin. The sheer size alone means the language will continue to be important for business in the future.
Read on below to see some of the wealthy families who have spoken publicly about teaching their kids Mandarin.