Me and my husband moved to Singapore last year, we both are English. I have a 4 year old kid, he has Mandarin as language subject in school. Now I know Mandarin is one of the most spoken languages in Singapore, but is it necessary for him to learn Mandarin? I mean is it really worth it?

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I am facing the same dilemma. I put my son for Spanish as Mandarin in school academically gets tougher and tougher. I feel academic Mandarin may be too much for him. I mean comparatively to academic Spanish. Do correct me if I am wrong.

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