English is the universal language of the first world. More than 500 million people in 12 countries around the world consider it their native language. Another 600 million speak English as a second language. And a few hundred million have some knowledge of English, which has official or semi-official status in about 62 countries. And its use is growing amazing pace.
Today there are approximately 1.5 billion people who speak English language. English, which is the most taught language, does not replace other languages, but complements them. -300 Million Chinese – more than the entire population of the United States – are taught in English. -In the 90 countries of English – or the second language or widely studied. -In France, public secondary schools for students required to study for four years of English or German language, the majority – at least 85% – choose English. -In Japan, students should learn English for six years before graduating from high school. In Norway, Sweden and Denmark must learn English. Of all European countries except Britain, the Netherlands is on the ground highest number of knowledgeable English.
In addition, English is the undisputed leader in the global language of business, economics, finance, information technology, etc. In Ukraine, English is the most popular and in demand of a foreign language. Fluency in English opens the Ukrainians promising career prospects, education and other spheres of life. Development of Ukraine and its engagement in the global community brings about changes in the lives of millions of Ukrainians, and now the knowledge of English is not a luxury but a means to become a successful and popular in my life. Given the recent philological studies in the future the dominant role of English in the world will only strengthen. Although lately the English language will be a serious competitor on the role of world yazykogovogo monarch, namely Spanish. Following the famous dictum that 'holding the information, owns the world' will acquire new and new language skills in English, Spanish, Italian, German and many other languages and the world is sure to be at our feet!