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  • My name is Adnan, and I've been learning Mandarin inside school.

  • I want to be into banking because there's lots of money.

  • Maybe I can get lots of deals by talking to Chinese people.

  • We're not learning something that we're used to, and it's not like anything we've ever done before.

  • We're just used to doing like English and maths, but now we're going to learn a completely new language.

  • It's actually really unique, it's really interesting, and it's, uh, fun to do.

  • You become more confident as a person being able to communicate with others.

  • I think Spanish i(s) really useful because 40-plus countries speak Spanish, so I think business wise it's gonna be helpful in the future.

  • Maths and English, it's more like write in your books and look at the board, but here we get to interact.

  • I've been teaching my parents.

  • My teacher Miss Smith started to teach us French.

  • From learning French I learned German; from being in Germany I found out about Hamilton Theater, and here I am today talking to you about learning languages having had a career that's gone on for 40 years now.

  • Languages for me are about opening the world up.

  • It gives you another soul, it gives you another person, and, you know, the world became more mine.

  • When you go on a holiday, people just talk in languages that you can't even understand a word of, but since I'm learning Mandarin, well, hopefully I can actually understand what they're saying.

  • If I can meet people at this age and be able to talk to him in a different language, then what can I do when I may be a couple years older?

  • Merci beaucoup Mademoiselle Smith!

  • Thank you Miss Lee Oh.

  • Xièxiè Fan lao shi.

  • Merci beaucoup miss Babur!

  • Gracias Professor Raskoschnitzka.

  • Xièxiè Fan lao shi.

My name is Adnan, and I've been learning Mandarin inside school.

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