Languages are the best way to communicate with different people around the world. In order to interact with people in our everyday lives, we need to learn and understand foreign Languages. With the growing importance and influence of the global economy, it is very necessary to learn Foreign Languages for business purpose. Some of the most spoken foreign languages in the world are mentioned below:
French is known as the Romance Language of the Indo-European Family. French is one of the most spoken Language in the world. It is the official Language of almost 29 countries in the world. French has approx 110 million native speakers in the world. French is the third most useful language for business After English and Chinese. French has 26 letters & Written in Latin script.
Chinese also known as Mandarin, is the official Language of China, Singapore & Taiwan. Almost 1.2 Billion People around the world speak some form of Chinese. Chinese has 1,700 distinct syllables but 4,000 common written characters. You will be surprised to know that 16% of the world’s population speak Chinese.
German is spoken in Germany, Austria, And Switzerland. German also belongs to the Indo-European Family. German has about 95 million speakers worldwide. After Spanish and french, German is the third most taught language in the world. Just like English, German also have 26 Letters. German is the second most commonly used scientific language. Did you know that German is the third most widely used language on websites followed by English and Russian?
Japanese is the official language of Japan and mostly spoken in Japan. Japanese is an East Asian language, It belongs to the Japonic Family. Although there is no generic relation between Japanese And Chinese, it makes extensive use of Chinese characters or kanji in its writing system. It has about 125 million speakers. In modern Japanese, the hiragana, and katakana syllabaries each contain 46 basic letters or 71 including diacritics.
Spanish is the official language of Spain and the European Union. It is also one of the six official languages of United Nation. Spanish also belong to the Indo-European Family. It has about 90 million native speakers around the world. Spanish is written in the Latin script. it has 27 letters and 2 digraphs. Spanish is the primary language of 20 countries worldwide. Spanish is the second most-spoken language after Mandarin.