Why is English the international language?

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Why is English the international language?

Unread postby flagbrook » 02 Mar 2011, 07:21

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Because aviation required a common language for safety as it became a common an commercial means to travel.

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The English-speaking countries, taken together, have about 400 million native speakers. Nearly all these countries are prosperous; they are well spread around the world - and of course they include the world's only real super-power, the US.

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it is known and used widely in everyday life and business.

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In adition to the previous answers, Hollywood had a large role in making English an international language. American TV and movies spread throughout the world, starting as early as the 1930's.

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