Some Facts About English

Are you starting to study English? Do you already know how to speak it? 

We bet you don’t know some interesting facts about the third most spoken language in the world, being only beaten by Spanish, the second, and Mandarin, the first! By the way, did you know it? Let’s go straight to the point!

  • English is the official language of more countries than any other language, which means you can visit a lot of places speaking only English and you’ll not be in trouble!

  • English was first spoken in early medieval England and it belongs to the group of Germanic languages, though it’s not intelligible with any continental Germanic language. 

  • Dutch and West Flemish languages are the most closely related to English.

  • English is the official language of the skies, and all pilots, regardless of their country of origin, identify themselves in English on international flights.

  • Modern English, as we know it, started being spoken only in the 14th century.

  • English was once a privilege of wealthy people but nowadays is a necessary skill for the entire workforce of a company; it is the language of business!

After learning some curiosities and the history of English, how about going on with your practice now?


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