Mastering English will take from you 575-600 hours or 23-24 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 1 point.
Learning Mandarin might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 2200 hours or 88 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 3.
You will most likely find people, who speaks English in United States, United Kingdom.
Number of native speakers is about 7,500,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 360,000,000. The biggest country in which English is used as a native language is United States of America.
Native speakers of Mandarin are mostly from People’s Republic of China (PRC) and are about 910,000,000 people.
Mandarin are spoken fluently by 990,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in China, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, and Viet Nam.
English came from Indo-European.
Sino Tibetan language family is the origin of Mandarin language.