English, a global language
The English language was born about 14 centuries ago in the region of the United Kingdom. Nowadays, there are around 67 English-speaking countries in the world with approximately 400 million native speakers.
People learning English as a second language are almost the same quantity as natives. This means that there are a lot of people who are speaking English all around the world for different reasons such as business, studies, jobs, science, politics, or culture.
The main English-speaking countries in the world are the United States with 230 million speakers, the United Kingdom with 60 million, Canada with 20 million, and Australia with 17 million. Ireland, South Africa, Nigeria, and New Zealand are the other big countries where English is spoken by around 13 million people. India speaks English as a second language with around 100 million speakers.
You can be sure that learning English will expand your personal and professional connections around the world.