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English speaking countries. English Countries </>
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Countries where English is an official language. Countries
Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Total count of countries where English is official language. Total No. Of Countries
33
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Countries where English is a native language. National Language
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America
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Countries where English language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore
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Continent wise English speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
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Countries where small group of people speak English language. Minority Language
South Africa
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Organization that administrates and maintains the English language. Regulated By
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Interesting facts about English language. Interesting Facts
  • Most of the English words begin with the letter S than any other letter.
  • English is third most commonly spoken language in the world.
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The language to which English is similar. Similar To
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The language through which English is derived from. Derived From
Latin
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Set of letters used in English language. English Alphabets </>
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Image of English alphabets. Alphabets in English
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
26
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8
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English phonology is the study of sounds in English language. English Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
5
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3
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
21
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11
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Writing system used by English language. English Scripts
Latin
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The direction in which English language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. English Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is English hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. English Language Levels
7
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6
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
6 weeks
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3
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Basic useful phrases in English Language. English Greetings </>
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HELLO in English. Hello
Hello
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THANK YOU in English. Thank You
Thank you
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HOW ARE YOU? in English. How Are You?
How are you?
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GOOD NIGHT in English. Good Night
Good Night
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GOOD EVENING in English. Good Evening
Good Evening
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GOOD AFTERNOON in English. Good Afternoon
Good Afternoon
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GOOD MORNING in English. Good Morning
Good Morning
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PLEASE in English. Please
Please
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SORRY in English. Sorry
Sorry
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BYE in English. Bye
Bye
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I LOVE YOU in English. I Love You
I love you
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EXCUSE ME in English. Excuse Me
Excuse Me
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. English Dialects </>
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Variety of English language. Dialect 1
American English
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
United States of America
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Dialect 1 speaking population. How Many People Speak
225,000,000.00
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3
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Variety of English language. Dialect 2
Hiberno-English
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
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Dialect 2 speaking population. How Many People Speak
4,500,000.00
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15
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Variety of English language. Dialect 3
Welsh English
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
United Kingdom
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Dialect 3 speaking population. How Many People Speak
2,500,000.00
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14
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
188
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35
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Total count of people speaking English language. How Many People Speak English? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
1,200.00 million
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1
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
5.43 %
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4
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
400.00 million
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3
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Number of people speaking English as second language or as non-native language. Second Language Speakers
400.00 million
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1
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Local name of English language in it’s own script. Native Name
English
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Alias or other names of English Language. Alternative Names
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Name of English in French Language. French Name
anglais
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Name of English in German Language. German Name
Englisch
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
/ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
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History of English language. English History </>
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Evolution period of English language. Origin
5th Century AD
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Indo-European Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of English language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English and English
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Standard English
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Rank of English language based on total number of native speakers. English Language Position
3
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3
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Signed English
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Scope of English language Scope
Individual
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English language code. English Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of English language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
en
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of English language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of English language. ISO 639 2/T
eng
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of English language. ISO 639 2/B
eng
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of English language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
eng
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of English language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
engs
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
stan1293
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of English language. Linguasphere
52-ABA
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Types of English Language. Types of Language
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Type of English language. Language Type
Living
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English Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Verb-Object
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English Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
Analytic, Fusional, Isolating and Synthetic

Origin of English language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. English language is one of the Best Languages to Learn. The origin of English language states that it was put to use in 5th Century AD. The history of English language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about English Language History. The evolution of English language began with early forms such as Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English and English. Standard English is the standard form of English language and it is used in government centers. Know all About English Language.

English population

English population gives us the total count of number of people speaking English language. English language is spoken by 1,200.00 million people in the world. Most of the English population lies in the English Speaking Countries. English language is spoken as first language by 400.00 million people and as second language by about 400.00 million people. Get to know English speaking population in detail.

English writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. English writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of English language. Some languages share common writing systems. Latin script is used by English language. Learn more about . 

Information about English language

Check out all the information about English language here. You may find it interesting to learn English Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about English Speaking Countries, English speaking continents and English Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to English countries knowing common English Greetings will help you in communicating with English people.