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English and the World

March 22, 2011

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“Year 2006 aggregate estimates suggest approximately 375 million native English speakers, and a combined native and non-native number of English speakers of over 1.5 billion worldwide.” –¬†http://cnrsociety.org/english.html This map shows the countries which have English standing as their Official Language as of 2006. Before the Elizabethan period this would not have been the case – […]