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Best Languages to Learn As A Second Language

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The most popular and profitable languages to learn for worldwide commerce

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English Report Abuse
400 Million use English as their native language - over 700 million are currently using English as a second language.
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Arabic Report Abuse
Aribic ranks sixth in the world's spoken languages-estimated 186 million native speakers. widely used throughout the Muslim world.The language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam is written in Arabic. Arabic language skills are highly sought after by the FBI.
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up to 330 Million native speakers (2012)
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French is the official language of France, Luxembourg, Haiti. 15 or more African countries use French as their offical language. French is one of theprefered spoken languages of Belgium, Switzerland and Canada.
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Portuguese may likely increase in influence because of the rising profile of Brazil due to its vast oil and gas reserves and manufacturing capability as well as its large population. The language is spoken in African countries such as guinea bissau, angola, mozambique. It is a european language spoken in Portugal. It is likely UN will include it as one of the UN official languages. There are over 200 million speakers worldwide.
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Mandarin Chinese Report Abuse
The largest single language population of 882 million in the world. China's manufacturing industry has grown to be a top producer of worldwide goods.
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329 Million native speaking population over a span of 44 countries.
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Kannada Report Abuse
Kannada is one of the Oldest Living language in the world.
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It is world's oldest living civilized language
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Tamil Report Abuse
Tamil is one of the most spoken language in south(and south east) asia with 75 million speakers. It is official in indian state of tamil nadu and territory of pondicherry. It is also official in singapore and sri lanka. Thirukkural, a book written in tamil, is translated to many world languages. Tamil is the oldest surviving classical civilization in south asia. Tamil is partially intelligible with malayalam and kannada and telugu. Most scientific principles and mathematics were written in tamil verses before centuries. It is one of the oldest, rich, classical language of south asia. Tamil had its influence over many languages in southeast asia. It is most researched language of asia around the world. old tamil (inscriptions), mother ot present day tamil,malayalam,kannada, and telugu, were found in egypt, china and thailand. Tamil language has many tales, proses with rich content can be taught to kids. moral stories are abundant in tamil since the10th century b.c.
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Tamil language skills can help you sell global products in indian state of tamilnadu. Tamilnadu is fast growing state of india. chennai, the detroit of south asia is in tamilnadu. chennai is a popular tourist place as well as the other major cities of tamilnadu.
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Learning tamil will help you to learn the culture of the people. tamil is an interesting language as it has abundant literature. Tamil is taught as mother tongue as well as international language in many countries.
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American Sign Language Report Abuse
ASL Language skills are highly sought after as interpreters for the hearing and speech impared.
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Yoruba Report Abuse
Spoken in nigeria, benin republic, togo as well by immigrants in Cote D'Ivoire, USA, Brazil, canada and UK. There are many documented research about the language and culture of Ile Ife and the political hegemony of the legendary Oyo empire. It can be easily thought to kids and adults. It is rich in literature and scientifically adaptable. It is spoken by about 50 million people worldwide including about 30 million native speakers.
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