The world's most used languages

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The world's most used languages

  1. 1. The Worlds Most Used Languages By Speaking LatinoBasic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  2. 2. All Languages in the World • Out of all the languages around the world, there are some that are considered to be the most-used world languages.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  3. 3. What Determines them? • The number of people who speak the language, distribution of the language around the world, and the use of the language internationally all play a role in determining whether or not a language is considered a ‘world language. • Many see the following languages as the most-used world languages with many others close behind.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  4. 4. The Most Used • The most used languages in the world are: • • Mandarin • Spanish • English • Hindi • Arabic • And there are also other widely spoken languages include Bengali, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, French, and German.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  5. 5. Mandarin • Though there are many Chinese languages, Mandarin is used more widely than others. • Over 12% of the world population speaks Mandarin. That includes over 900 million people. Mandarin is most often spoken in China, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Singapore.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  6. 6. Spanish • The Spanish language is used by over 350 million people. • Originating along the Iberian Peninsula, the language has dispersed throughout the world to places including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and other areas.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  7. 7. English • English is the primary language of a many areas including the United States, Ireland, Australia, and the United Kingdom. • According to the British Council, an organization in the United Kingdom for cultural relations, nearly 375 million people speak English as their first language and nearly 375 million people speak English as their second language.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  8. 8. Hindi • Over 250 million people around the world speak Hindi. Hindi is the native language of a handful of areas including Delhi, Haryana, and Bihar to name a few. • The Republic of India also uses Hindi as one of its official languages.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  9. 9. Arabic • Arabic is spoken by nearly 280 million people. Arabic is similar to Ugaritic, Hebrew, and Aramaic but is also very distinct from the others. The Arabic language has many dialects but most of them are understandable between dialects.Basic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com
  10. 10. The EndBasic Spanishhttp://www.speakinglatino.com

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