Ch. 5.6

Global Distribution of English

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Global distribution of English

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Languages spoken in English on the Internet

http://saundz.com/english-as-the-modern-worlds-lingua-franca/

English is now the Lingua Framca of the world but has not always been the case such as in Ancient Rome Greek and Latim were the lingua Franca

http://historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistoriesResponsive.asp?historyid=099

The last Lingua Franca before English was French

Lingua Franca

The language of international business

Global distribution of English

English is the official language of 55 countries which is the most out of any other languages the world

Emglish on the Internet

English has been the leading language on the Internet since its inception but recently Chinese is catching up.