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Sunday, 22 September 2013

Facts about English as an international language.



Do the first part of this worksheet.

3 comments:

Sara Carrero said...

1. English is part of the Germanic Branch of the European family of languages.
2. English is talked as native language by around 375,000,000 people in the world.
3. 750,000,000 people speak English as a foreign language.
4. English is the official language in 75 countries around the world.
5. 70% of all the information stored electronically is in English.
6. British colonialism in the 19th C. in America and technological progress in the 20th C. were important in English’s globalization.
7. From the 15th C., the british begin to sail all over the world and became explorers.
8. The USA has run in many parts of the world for the last 100 years.

Chary said...

I totally agree with Sara.
I don't want to write again the same answers.

Eugenio said...

Last saturday a portuguese friend of mine said to me that Spanish language would become the first language in the future. Of course I´m not agree with him.
Another friend added "Well, Portuguese language would never become the first one". Here, I couldn´t agree more.

:)