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which is the most globally spoken language?
Feb 24, 2010 9:03 AM
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Most widely spoken as a native language is Chinese (generically). Most widely spoken including native, second language, third language, and non-native speakers is English.
February 24, 2010
Hi there, everyone: Okay, instead of further making unnecessary arguments, I suggest that we consult some figures and facts from internet. One of the best resources would probably be "wikipedia". To this extent, I first searched with an internet search machine, and after a few clicks inside wikipedia, I came up with the following webpages for the respective information: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages ; in which contains -- A)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages_by_total_number_of_speakers ; B) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages_by_number_of_native_speakers . So, for some of the respondents, as well as any members, who kept claiming or who always have in their mind that English is everything in this global world, I suggest that they should take some time to reconsider such concept again; because at the end of the day, the first ranked language is (unfortunately) ... the Mandarin Chinese! However, I do agree to the fact that for business orientated, as well as technical, scientific, computer and academic research based areas, English language is deemed as the principal media of communication. Good day.
February 27, 2010
the most widely spoken language is English. If I'm not mistaken it's used by a lot of businessmen and is also the official language for air traffic controllers worldwide.
February 25, 2010
Cherry is correct in that Chinese is spoken by so many people which is due to the huge population of China. Roi is correct in the sense that English is the language of IT and business world wide.
February 24, 2010
hello undoubtedly english, is the universal language
February 24, 2010
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