English is a widely spoken second language (but not first language) in many countries, including:GermanyPhilippinesMalaysiaNigeriaPakistanSri LankaIndiaBrazilNetherlandsNorwayDenmarkSwedenIcelandIsrael
The reason is so simple. English is spoken in many countries as a first or second language and it's becoming the international language of business.
English is an international language because many countries were colonised by the British and they brought the English language to those countries. While the British Empire is now part of history, the English language is still spoken around the world.
English is very important in the modern world. Many countries use this language in trade and knowing it as a first language is really an advantage.
The English speak countries want English be the world language
53 countries consider English one of their official languages.
Many countries in the world were occupied for tens of years by the BritishEnglish language is the first world scientific language
There are fifty eight sovereign countries where English is an official language but may not be the primary language. There are an additional twenty one non-sovereign nations that list English as an official language. In addition there are three countries in which English is the de facto language.
English is accepted as an international language because it is widely spoken. Many countries in the world speak the English language.
English is an official language in two European countries: Ireland, and Malta, and the de facto language in the UK.
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