The function English fills today
As we all know, English is an important language when it comes to communicating across national borders. Here comes the most important functions of the English language today:

  • English is the lingua franca of the world. English is the gateway to communication in the globalized international community of the 21st century.
  • The prevalent language for communication on the Internet is English.
  • English is used in international business, diplomacy, travel and tourism, science, technology, aviation, maritime communications, sports, entertainment, advertising and in media.
  • English is the working language in many international organizations: the United Nations (together with French), World Trade Organization, the International Criminal Court, the International Olympic Committee, the European Commission, NATO and FIFA.
  • The Enligsh language is the third most natively spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

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