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Published on May 25, 2008

Author: jjpadvis

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Year 7 justification of languages - isolate the english speakers!

Everyone Speaks English… Or do they?

Hello! Have you ever stopped to consider how many people are saying "hello" to each other today, and in how many different languages? If you wanted to say "hello" to everyone on the planet, you would have to learn at least 2,796 languages and greet at least 6,500,000,000 people. Here are some of the ways of saying "hello" around the world (Well at least the top 10).

Have you ever stopped to consider how many people are saying "hello" to each other today, and in how many different languages? If you wanted to say "hello" to everyone on the planet, you would have to learn at least 2,796 languages and greet at least 6,500,000,000 people. Here are some of the ways of saying "hello" around the world (Well at least the top 10).

35% of you… Say nihao

13% of you… Say Hola

10% of you… Say Bom Dia

8% of you… Say mArHAbAn pronounced Mar-ha-ban

10% of you… Say namaste or adaab ir salam

7% of you… Say namaskar

6% of you… Say pree-vyet

5% of you… Say Konichiwa

4% of you… Say Guten Tag

Still feel English rules? In your tutor group, globally only 3 people will speak English as a first language. Only 6 will speak it as a first or additional language. This is less than the number of Chinese speakers!

In your tutor group, globally only 3 people will speak English as a first language.

Only 6 will speak it as a first or additional language.

This is less than the number of Chinese speakers!

Globally… in your tutor group… 10 People will speak Chinese 4 people will speak Spanish 4 People will speak English 3 People will speak Portuguese 2 people will speak Arabic 3 people will speak Hindi/Urdu 2 people wll speak Bengali 2 people will speak Russian 1 person will speak Japanese ! Person will speak German

10 People will speak Chinese

4 people will speak Spanish

4 People will speak English

3 People will speak Portuguese

2 people will speak Arabic

3 people will speak Hindi/Urdu

2 people wll speak Bengali

2 people will speak Russian

1 person will speak Japanese

! Person will speak German

But this is just the Top 10 In the average tutor group ½ will speak a language from the top 10 ½ will not Including: Czech, Polish, Persian, French( no 11!), Italian, Quechua, Cantonese, Punjabi (no 14), Xhosa, Hungarian, Bosnian, Korean, Polynesian.

In the average tutor group

½ will speak a language from the top 10

½ will not

Including: Czech, Polish, Persian, French( no 11!), Italian, Quechua, Cantonese, Punjabi (no 14), Xhosa, Hungarian, Bosnian, Korean, Polynesian.

Top 6 Second Languages English French Spanish Arabic German Chinese

English

French

Spanish

Arabic

German

Chinese

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