Which language is the most widely spoken across the world?

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Hindi
  • English correct

    Throughout history, languages have spread around the world through trade, colonization, conquests, cultural interactions, and immigration. English is the language most often spoken, with nearly 1.13 billion people speaking it. Of that number, about 379 million speak English as their native language. In today's globally-focused world, English is the international language of business. It is the primary language in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada Ireland, Australia, Nigeria, and Namibia, to name a few. There are about 1.12 billion people speaking Mandarin Chinese, making it a close second on the list. Source: WorldAtlas.com

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