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Speak English: English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with over 1.5 billion people speaking it either as their first or second language. Whether you're a non-native speaker looking to improve your English skills or a native speaker wanting to enhance your communication abilities, learning to speak English fluently can open up a world of opportunities for you. So, if you're ready to embark on this language journey, let's dive into the wonderful world of speaking English.


Mastering a language can seem like a daunting task, but the good news is that learning to speak English is entirely achievable. With the right approach and dedication, you can develop your speaking skills and become fluent in no time. In this article, I will guide you through the essential steps and strategies to help you speak English confidently and effectively.


From building a solid foundation of grammar and vocabulary to practicing your speaking skills through conversations and immersion, I will provide you with practical tips and resources to support your English language journey. So, let's get started on this exciting adventure of mastering the English language and unlocking a world of opportunities.


English provides access to skills and global networks that can help drive social mobility.


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Which Countries Speak English?

According to the British government, the countries with a majority of native English speakers are as follows: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.


How Many People In The World Speak English?

Out of the world’s approximately 7.8 billion inhabitants, 1.35 billion speak English. The majority aren’t native English speakers, however. About 360 million people speak English as their first language. The most common first language is Chinese, followed distantly by Spanish, and then, in third, comes English.


How Many People Speak English In Europe?

Europe is home to roughly 212 million English speakers, and nearly every country in the continent has a sizable population. As mentioned, English is often used as a lingua franca between people who don’t necessarily speak it as a first language, and nowhere is that truer than in Europe.


After the United Kingdom, Germany has the most English speakers with 45.8 million. This is followed by France (25.4 million) and Italy (20.7 million). The majority of these speakers aren’t native speakers, however. Germany, for example, only has about 240,000 native English speakers.


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How Many People Speak English In Africa?

As in the Caribbean, a number of African countries have English as an official language because of colonialism. In all of Africa — a population of about 1.2 billion — only 6.5 million people speak English as their native language.


How Many People Speak English In Asia?

Asia has relatively few native English speakers, but a large number of people speak English as a second or foreign language.


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How Many People Speak English In Oceania?

Across Oceania, there are over 30 million English speakers. The majority of Australians are native speakers, with about 22.2 million in total. In New Zealand, there are approximately 4 million English speakers (most New Zealanders speak a dialect of English known as New Zealand English). Papua New Guinea adds another 3.2 million English speakers, and Fiji has 200,000.


Is the English language spoken in Russia?

13–15% have foreign language knowledge of English (80% out of all foreign-language speakers or 11% of the population) German (16%) French (4%) Turkish (2%)


Can I live in Russia speaking English?

No, you cannot normally live in Russia just by speaking English. Very few people here speak English. In supermarkets, banks, restaurants, buses, and everywhere else you will have to speak Russian. People here expect foreigners to speak in Russian.


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Can I live in Russia without knowing Russian?

It turns out, once you settle, surviving in Russia is possible, even if you don’t speak Russian.


English in Latin America

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Latin America has made enormous progress in ensuring that all children have access to education, but .....

the region still suffers from high levels of economic inequality, fragile democracies, and unacceptable levels of violence, all of which undermine the development of a skilled workforce.

Most programs to improve English proficiency in Latin America focus on funding either teacher training or student exchange to North America. This emphasis on training is well placed given the insufficient number of teachers in the region who are proficient in English.

Additional innovative initiatives are also underway, including one program that uses technology to deliver high-quality English lessons taught remotely by teachers in other countries. This initiative offers a more scalable alternative to costly foreign teacher exchange programs.


English is widely spoken in Latin America, especially in areas that are popular tourist destinations, in cities, and among young people.

It is not the native language of any Latin American nation. French is spoken in certain areas of Latin America, including Haiti and French Guyana, where it is the primary language

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According to the English Proficiency Index 2019 show "GROWTH WITHOUT PROGRESS," Latin America is the only region in the world to have experienced a decline in average adult English skills since 2017"

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Mexico and Brazil, the two most populous countries in the region, both registered declines in English proficiency. Costa Rica improved its English proficiency the most out of any country in the region since last year.


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