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What languages are spoken in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland?

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Welsh, Scottish Gaelic and BSL are all recognised languages. Also, because of massive immigration in the last 50 years, many different languages can be heard, particularly in the big cities.
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English is the "de facto" official language and most widely spoken language in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. (There is no government ordained official language.)

The most widely taught foreign languages are French and Spanish.

Here is the complete list of languages spoken in the UK:
  1. Angloromani
  2. British Sign Language
  3. Cornish
  4. English
  5. French
  6. Gaelic, Hiberno-Scottish
  7. Gaelic, Irish
  8. Gaelic, Scottish
  9. Manx
  10. Old Kentish Sign Language
  11. Polari
  12. Romani, Vlax
  13. Romani, Welsh
  14. Scots
  15. Traveller Scottish
  16. Welsh

In addition, England is a melting pot, and many immigrant languages are spoken in large populations, such as:
  1. Arabic
  2. Bengali
  3. Hindi
  4. Cantonese
  5. Urdu
  6. Polish
  7. Yiddish
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English is the official language of the UK. Welsh and Gaelic are also recognised languages. Scots is spoken widely in Scotland although it is more of a dialect of English rather than a separate language. The old languages of Manx and Cornish are now dead. However, with the huge amount of immigration into the UK in the last 50 years, nearly all of the world's languages can be heard in the UK, particularly in the large cities.
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English, with Scottish and Welsh recognized as regional languages.
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English, and maybe some Gaelic.
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While there is not actually an official language of the United Kingdom, English is by far the most widespread, and is spoken by virtually the entire population. It is the language used in government, the media, literature, education, and commerce. There are also several minority languages. Scots in its pure form of Doric or Lallans is spoken in rural in rural Scotland and almost impenetrable to non Scots. Welsh, a Celtic language, is spoken in Wales. Welsh is the fastest growing European language, and consequence of the advent of Welsh medium schools.
There are 2 "official" languages used in the legal system - English, by common law and Welsh by statute.

In addition, England is a melting pot, and many immigrant languages are spoken in large populations, such as Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, and Polish.
The main language spoken is English. Other recognised languages are... Scots, Welsh, Gaelic and Cornish.
The official language of the UK is English, although with immigration, many other languages are spoken.
On our wonderful little island the English language is the official one.
French is the language of France, not of Britain. It has no official standing in Britain, other than as one of the languages of the European Union. Nevertheless, French is often taught in the schools of Britain so many people there know the language.
We have English, Welsh and there are some school which teach old languages such as Gaelic and Celtic but these are very rare and not spoken by communities. We also have a whole of Arabic and Paki (Pakistani) and Mandarin Chinese. Although these languages are not native to the united kingdom the majority of the population aren't English in the Uk anymore so it has been proven that you can get free housing, money and healthcare in the UK and not speak a word of English! Thanks!
English
English
Welsh
Scottish Gaelic
various immigrant languages

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English, the very same language in which you composed your question, and in which I am answering your question, but a different dialect. You see, they spell their words differently than Americans do.
Example:
American English: Color
English English: Colour
American English is derived from English (England)
The official language of Britain is English. However, Gaelic and Welsh are also spoken by a minority of people in Scotland and Wales respectively.
English, a version with some differences to US English but generally mutually understandable.
The 1 official language of the United Kingdom is English

There are also 6 languages locally recognized by the government:
  1. Cornish
  2. Irish Gaelic
  3. Scottish Gaelic
  4. Scots
  5. Ulster Scots
  6. Welsh

Here is a list of all 16 locally spoken languages:

1. Angloromani
2. British Sign Language
3. Cornish
4. English
5. French
6. Gaelic, Hiberno-Scottish
7. Gaelic, Irish
8. Gaelic, Scottish
9. Manx
10. Old Kentish Sign Language
11. Polari
12. Romani, Vlax
13. Romani, Welsh
14. Scots
15. Traveller Scottish
16. Welsh

In addition, there are large immigrant communities that speak native langauges such as Arabic, Hindi, Bengali, and many others.
The most commonly spoken language is English, which is the first language of over 90% of residents. Other languages spoken in Britain include Welsh and Scottish Gaelic. People immigrating to Britain have also brought many other languages with them, and there are significant numbers of speakers of languages such as Punjabi, Urdu and Cantonese.

See the related link to Wikipedia for more information.
english and french
English and Irish in Northern Ireland
English is the de facto official language of the UK. Irish Gaeilge, Scottish Gaelic, Scots and Welsh are widely spoken in some areas.
In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, they speak mainly English, but small minorities speak Welsh (Cymru), in Wales, Scots Gaelic in the north of Scotland, and Irish Gaelic in the Republic of Ireland. Also on the Isle of Man, they speak Manx Gaelic.

Mainly
  • English


Partially
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Polish
  • Africaans
  • Indian
  • Asian
  • Loads more



Immigration is usually the reason, but they bring culture, great food and more jobs to our growing community.)

English is the official language of the UK. Welsh and Gaelic are also spoken by a minority of people in Wales and Scotland. Immigration has meant that most languages of the world can now be heard in the UK, particularly in large cities.

The national language of the United Kingdom is English. Some people in Wales speak Welsh and some in Scotland speak Gaelic. There is also Cornish and Manx but very few people, if any, can still speak those languages. High levels of immigration over the last 50 years mean that just about every one of the world's languages is now used by immigrants to the UK.
The official language of the UK is English. Scottish Gaelic and Welsh are also recognised languages. With massive immigration over the last few decades, many other languages are also spoken amongst ethnic groups - particularly in the big cities.
English is the primary language
English is the main one.
Wales also uses Welsh which is taught in schools. Road signs are in Wales are in English and Welsh.
There are some Gaelic speakers in Scotland but this is much less prominent than Welsh.
The national language of the United Kingdom is English.
English. English is the most common language spoken in The United Kingdom.
The official language spoken in the United Kingdom is English.
The United Kingdom doesn't have an official language per se, but the most spoken language is English.
The official language of the UK is English. However, because of increased immigration in the last few decades, many more languages are spoken as well.
English
English is the official language in the United Kingdom. However, there are many languages spoken in the United Kingdom, as people from many different countries live there.
The official language of the UK is English. Welsh and Scottish Gaelic are also recognised. However, due to mass immigration in recent years, virtually all of the world's languages can be heard in the UK, particularly in the large cities.
The main language is English. In some areas there are pockets of people who also speak Welsh or Gaelic.
English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic (Celtic languages) and Cornish.
English is the official language of the UK. Gaelic is spoken by some people in the islands off the west coast of Scotland and Welsh is spoken by some people in Wales. The dialect of Scots, which is based on English, is spoken by some people in Scotland. However, due to massive immigration in recent years, most of the world's languages can now be heard in Britain - particularly in the big cities.
there are four that i know of so there. and you did the sentence wrong.
english welsh and gaelic
Scotch, Welsh and Irish
English mainly, bit of Gaelic in Scotland and Welsh in Wales.
Mostly ones that fall under the Indo-European family of languages.
Obviously, the most widely spoken language in the United Kingdom is English. However, there are many other native languages which should be listed. These include Cornish, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Irish, and others. The majority of these languages are in the Celtic language family and became marginalized due to the Anglo-Saxon conquest of the British Isles. They are making a comeback, however, as more and more people want to learn them as part of their heritage. It isn't uncommon to see street signs in these languages when visiting various parts of Britain and the BBC even uses them in local broadcasts.

Of course, due to large immigration from various parts of the world, many Britains speak a wide variety of languages which would be too numerous to list.
There are various different languages spoken in the UK. Most natives speak only English. There are many Asians who speak Mandarin or Cantonese.
British
English
English and Welsh
English
English
English, Welsh, Cornish, and the Scottish and Irish forms of Gaellic.
The official language of the United Kingdom is English. Welsh, Cornish and Gaelic are also spoken on the island of Britain.
English, but the foreign people can speak their native tounge.
United kingdom speak english american
english
The official language of the UK is English but due to large numbers of immigrants in recent years, many other languages are also spoken.
The most used language is British English. British English is not much different than other forms of English. For example, if I began talking to a British person in American English, he would understand me.
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