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Planet English [INFOGRAPHIC]

The title says it all: English is everywhere you look, listen, shop, work and walk your dog. Speakers of English as either a first (L1) or second language (L2) comprise 27% of our world’s population. Even more noteworthy, perhaps, is the astounding fact that non-native speakers currently outnumber native speakers by a ratio of three to one. Planet English is indeed expanding – and quickly!

But why? The following infographic explores a few of the reasons underlying the proliferation of English speakers. If you are an ESL or EFL learner, what motivates you to master the English language?

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10 Responses to Planet English [INFOGRAPHIC]

  1. Nick Noakes says:

    Would be great to see this infographic including native to non-native English speakers, rather than in the post text.

    • voxy says:

      Thanks for the suggestion, Nick! Native to non-native speaker comparisons are very interesting, and we hope to design future infographics with this in mind.

  2. voxy says:

    Thanks for the suggestion, Nick! Native to non-native speaker comparisons are very interesting, and we hope to design future infographics with this in mind.

  3. Layessyoccutt says:

    I respect your piece of work, thanks for all the informative blog posts.

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