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What languages are most popular in the world of work? What are the ten most spoken in Europe and in the world, and which the most widespread on the internet and in business? Here are the standings in 2014 with the 10 most useful languages to work in the new millennium!
What are the most widely spoken languages in the world? Some linguists International have compiled a list of the 10 most common languages in the new millennium. The criteria on which they are based are: the utility when traveling or improving employment expectations.
Here’s the list of the most useful languages in the world, which will be crucial to know in the next few years.
10 – Italian
Is spoken by about seventy million people, of which sixty and ten in Italy and around the world. His influence extends to other eleven countries where its use is normal, because the descendants of Italian immigrants continue to speak it or start ristudiarlo as back to basics in countries such as Latin America, the United States or Australia. In Europe there are some Italian communities especially in countries like Germany, France and Belgium.
9 – Portuguese
Even if 70% of the people who speak it lives in Brazil, Portuguese is the official language in eight countries and is routinely used in countries that were colonies of Portugal. According to an estimate of the people who speak it are about two hundred and sixty million.
8 – Japanese
Is spoken by about one hundred and thirty million people, almost all gathered in Japan, but it is also a language used by Japanese communities present in Hawaii, Brazil and some Pacific islands. Is considered an important language because Japan is the third largest world economy.
7 – German
Is seen by many people as an insurance for an improvement in business, thanks to the strong economy of Germany. Europe is the most widely spoken language after Russian. Is spoken, as well as in Germany itself, also in Austria and Switzerland; we can also find many German communities in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Belgium.
6 – Russian
The influence on the former Soviet Union had allowed him to be the Slavic language most spoken in the world. It is spoken in Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, while in the other Soviet republics is used as a second language. In total it is known from about two hundred and sixty million people. Among European languages Russian is definitely one of the hardest. The difficulty lies not only in the study of the alphabet but also of words.
5 – Arabic
Is the official language of twenty Arab countries and is the most used language in the Middle East, given the influence of Islam.
4 – French
Together with English is the most widely spoken language in all continents. It is spoken worldwide by about two hundred million people.
3 – Chinese Mandarin
Its importance stems from the fact that it is the most spoken language on the planet. It is used by about one billion people born in China or other Asian countries with strong Chinese minorities such as Indonesia, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Economic growth in China is contributing to the spread of this language.
2 – Spanish
People who use it as a first or second language are about five hundred million, divided into more than twenty countries. And ‘the second most studied language after English. A significant spread of this language we can find in other countries like the United States, where there is the second largest community ispanoablante the planet, in Andorra, Belize, Gibraltar and finally in Morocco and Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colonies.
1 – English
Despite being spoken by fewer than the native Chinese and Spanish, its strength is based on five factors:
1 - is spoken on all continents;
2 - is the official language of the most influential of the planet;
3 - appears to be the most used language in business and international trade;
4 - is the most spoken language on the internet;
5 - finally, it is also the most studied in the world.