Quick Answer: What country has the most English speakers?

Which country has the most English speakers in the world?

Which Countries Have the Most English Speakers?

  • United States: 268M. …
  • India: 125M. …
  • Pakistan: 94M. …
  • The Philippines: 90M. …
  • Nigeria: 79M-100M. …
  • The United Kingdom: 59.6M. …
  • The Netherlands: 15M English Speakers. …
  • Denmark: 4.8M English Speakers.

What country speaks the most English besides America?

The United States and the United Kingdom have the most native speakers, with 330 million and 67 million respectively. There are also 29 million in Canada, 25.7 million in Australia, 5 million in New Zealand, and 5 million in Ireland.

What countries speak best English?

2020 rankings

2020 Rank Country 2020 Score
1 Netherlands 652
2 Denmark 632
3 Finland 631
4 Sweden 625

Which English accent is the best?

The answer is that there is no such thing as the ‘best’ English accent. People may have opinions about their favourite accent, but these are not based on fact. For example, the differences in sounds between different varieties of English are arbitrary, and first-language speakers are not reliable role models.

Is British or American English better?

In the main, British English and American English are very similar, even with differences in spelling. In today’s world, American spelling is probably winning thanks to Microsoft’s spell checker. There are vocabulary differences and some can cause embarrassing situations if you only know one flavour.

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Why do Japanese don’t speak English?

The lack of language teachers who spoke English fluently, as well as the lack of real life opportunities to speak and/or use English outside of a classroom setting, also contributed to the poor state of English proficiency across the nation.