Monday, June 25, 2007

Ten most influential languages in the world

This is a list of factors that make the most influential languages in the world with rankings for the countries. All factors get factored in and make the list of most influential languages in the world. This is a real surprise to some people and a very little surprise to the educated people!

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What I found most interesting from this article, is the list with the most popular Secondary Languages. This list is topped by the French language. I would have thought that English or Spanish is the most popular second language, but I guess that many West African countries have populations with French as a second language.
By the way, English is the language spoken in the highest number of countries, 115 (!). Also, taken everything together, Eglish is said to be the most influential, but Chinese is spoken by the highest number of people.

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