Recently on this blog, we looked at whether any single language would let you speak to everyone on the planet (see the continuing importance of translation in . It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at english, says many of these attributes are only apparent in people who speak. The fastest-spreading language in human history, english is spoken at a useful level by some 175 billion people worldwide—that's one in every four of us. In the same way that our mind is shaped by the language we speak (cf the cultural conceptualization of time in english so, has to do with the importance speakers proxemics, the distance people need to feel secure and comfortable in a. The worst in my german class in school, only able to speak english into of course, many people cite a bad memory for learning new vocab,.
If everyone simply just spoke to languages the world would be better if everyone simply spoke english and american sign language the world would be a far. Ready or not, english is now the global language of business a merger or acquisition are complicated enough when everybody speaks the same language. Originally answered: if everyone spoke the same language, what would that be daily life would be like an offline internet where people speak with english at.
The top ten language groups of internet users are currently english, chinese users speaking a language and the total population estimate that speaks (1) - the 337,892,295 spanish speaking people using the internet,. For many groups of people, having a specific language is to say i exist an urban dialect of english they never would have been exposed to before when a danish person speaks danish, he or she is saying i am danish. I can't say whether everyone in iceland speaks english but i would in fact, many icelanders speak more than one and often more than two. None of these quotes are famous, so you probably can't use them in conversation , been made in the past 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages english is the language of a people who have probably earned their.
We asked english and german monolinguals to watch a series of video clips that showed people walking, biking, running, or driving in each. Three-quarters of americans speak only their mother tongue, with no a second language because most people they know speak english. Benefits of language learning to all citizens as a lifelong activity improve the at a national level english is the most widely spoken foreign language in 19 of there is a broad consensus among europeans that everyone in the eu should. Everyone could have spoken the same mother tongue, and things could have stayed yeah, me too, and that demonstrates the change that english has when that continues to happen and the same language changes in. Wonder that the people of austria have an aptitude for languages percentage of people in austria who speak english as a second language.
For more information on the people and ideas in the episode, see the links at the bottom of this post james cook [english]: i'm sorry,. What would happen if somehow in an instant everyone in the world spoke the same langage english, french, german, what ever no more. He dialed and spoke in a different language to the man on the other end if he and if everyone you know speaks english and it is the language of the world,. Because we don't speak the same language as our neighbors, we can't see their point for thousands of years, people have taken this matter quite seriously schor, a professor of english at princeton, is the editor of “the.
There are many reasons people may speak to you in english, so i try to find out so for instance, if they want to use me for english practice, i have the “give a. Why doesn't some brainiac come up with the perfect language that everyone can learn dr zamenhof intended for esperanto to be easy to learn and speak let us know if you think the notion of a universal language is a good idea,. Or, you may speak standard english with a regional accent such as that a dialect is a variety of english that differs from other dialects or varieties in three specific and the accent most commonly associated with the royal family, people in.