The ten most spoken languages in the world

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The ten most spoken languages in the world

  1. 1. School Dr. Augusto Cesar da Silva Ferreira<br />English<br />The ten most spoken languages in the world<br />year of 2008/2009<br />
  2. 2. The list of ten most spoken languages<br />3º. Hindi <br />1º. Mandarin <br />2º. English <br />4º. Spanish <br />5º. Arab <br />7º. Russian <br />8º. Bengali <br />6º. Portuguese <br />9º. Japanese <br />10º. German <br />
  3. 3. The ten languages with more native speakers<br />1º. Mandarin – 1210 millions (=)<br />2º. Hindi – 487 millions (+1)<br />3º. Spanish – 358 millions (+1)<br />4º.English - 341 millions (-2)<br />5º. Arab – 320 millions (=)<br />6º. Portuguese - 250 millions (=)<br />7º. Bengali – 207 millions (+1)<br />8º. Russian – 160 millions (-1)<br />9º. Japanese – 125 millions (=)<br />10º. German – 100 million (=)<br />
  4. 4. 1º.Mandarin<br />Official language of : China, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore <br />Total speakers: 1388 millions <br />Native speakers: 1210 millions<br />Other speakers: 178 millions<br />Where Mandarin are learnt: China, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore.<br />Reason why they are in top ten: Because China is a country that has got lots of population.<br />
  5. 5. Official language<br />
  6. 6. 2º.English<br />Official language of: U. K., U.S.A., India, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and the Philippines<br />Where they are spoken: in 56 countries like Australia,  South Africa, Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria …<br />Total speakers: 1211 millions<br />Native speakers: 341 millions<br />Other speakers: 870 millions<br />Where English are learnt: All around the world.<br />Reason why they are in top ten: Because almost everybody speaks english.<br />
  7. 7. Countries where English is a majority language are dark blue; countries where it is an official language but not a majority language are light blue. English is also one of the official languages of the European Union. <br />
  8. 8. 3º.Hindi<br />Official language of: India, Fiji<br />Where they are spoken: Pakistan, Guyana, Malaysia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Myanmar <br />Total speakers: 900 millions<br />Native speakers: 487 millions<br />Other speakers : 413 millions<br />Where Hindi are learnt: India, Fiji, Pakistan , Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.<br />Reason why they are in top ten: Because it’s spoken in India<br />
  9. 9. Official language<br />
  10. 10. 4º.Spanish<br />Official language: in 20 countries like Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Argentina, Peru ...<br />Where they are spoken: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, U.S.A. ...<br />Total speakers: 458 millions<br />Native speakers: 358 millions<br />Other speakers: 100 millions<br />Where Spanish are learnt: All around the world.<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
  11. 11. Official language<br />Co-Official language<br />Significant languages / not Official<br />
  12. 12. 5º.Arab<br />Official language: in 26 countries like Tunisia, Qatar, Libya, Syria, Egypt ...<br />Where they are spoken: Israel, Brazil, USA …<br />Native speakers: 320 millions<br />Other speakers: a few people<br />Are they learnt:<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
  13. 13. Distribution of the countries which official language is just arab (green), and those which is one of the official languages (blue).<br />
  14. 14. 6º.Portuguese<br />Official language: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Equatorial, Mozambique, Macau, Portugal, São Tomé e Príncipe, Timor-Leste<br />Where they are spoken: Andorra, Luxembourg, Canada …<br />Total speakers: 270 millions<br /> Native speakers: 250 millions <br /> Other speakers: 20 millions<br />Are they learnt: Uruguay<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
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  16. 16. 7º.Russian<br />Official language: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova ...<br />Where they are spoken: Mongolia, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic ...<br />Total speakers: 270 millions<br />Native speakers: 160 millions<br />Other speakers: 110 millions<br />Are they learnt:<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
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  18. 18. 8º.Bengali<br />Official language: Bangladesh and India<br />Where they are spoken: Canada, USA, Australia ...<br />Native speakers: 207 millions<br />Other speakers: (almost anybody)<br />Are they learnt:<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
  19. 19. Main language spoken<br />Official status, number of native speakers <br />More than 100000 speakers<br />More than 10000 speakers<br />
  20. 20. 9º.Japanese<br />Official language: Japan<br />Where they are spoken:<br />Total speakers: 127 millions <br />Native speakers: 125 millions<br />Other speakers: 2 millions<br />Are they learnt:<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
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  22. 22. 10º.German<br />Official language: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland<br />Where they are spoken: Hungary, Denmark, Romania ...<br /> Native speakers: 100 millions<br /> Other speakers:(almost anybody)<br />Are they learnt:<br />Reason why they are in top ten:<br />
  23. 23. Major German-speaking communities <br />
  24. 24. Theend…<br />

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