DID YOU KNOW…

  • Did you know that English is the most widespread language in the world and is more widely spoken and written than any other language?
  • Did you know that over 700 million people speak English as a foreign language?
  • Did you know that the main language used throughout the world on the internet is English while the next greatest, German, is only 4.5% and Japanese 3.1%?
  • Did you know that over 80% of all the information stored electronically around the world is in English?
  • Did you know that more than half of the world's technical and scientific periodicals are in English?
  • Did you know that people who count English as their mother tongue make up less than 10% of the world's population, but possess over 30% of the world's economic power?
  • Did you know that India is the nation where English is spoken or understood for more people than any other country in the world?
  • Did you know that English is considered the main language of international organizations like the United Nations and the European Free Trade Association?
  • Did you know that 50 million children study English as a foreign language at primary schools around the world?
  • Did you know that more than 400 million people have English as their mother tongue (they are in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Ireland, South Africa and New Zealand)?
  • Did you know that English is the official language of 70 countries and where it is not official has an important position because is needed in many fields and jobs?
  • Did you know that a billion people are in the process of learning English?

 

 

 
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