Learning Mandarin vs. other dialects?

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varto
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Learning Mandarin vs. other dialects?

Post by varto » Mon May 30, 2011 9:45 am

Hello, I'm still a bit confused about Chinese language. I know Mandarin is most popular, but does this mean just speaking style, or also writing is different? I believed before all the writing in Chinese is same, but my friend told me its not.

So if you have any suggestion which Chinese dialect is the best option for studying, if you want to communication with most people in the world, please tell me, and thank you.
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