Does Chinese include mandarin?
About the course
No language is more spoken in the world than Chinese. It was used by an ancient and glorious civilization — Chinese characters are the oldest writing system still in use — as well as by one of the most powerful economies in the world today. With Duolingo, you’ll start speaking Mandarin Chinese (yes, even the tones) and pick up 600+ essential Chinese characters. Masterfully order hot pot, impress grandparents and friends in their native tongue and even learn both useful business vocabulary and internet slang!
No I do not really know Chinese. I used google translate because I do not understand reading but I understand hearing others. but yes I am a Chinese but I was born in America.