Should English Be the Global Language?

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Should English be the Global language? The English language has been used and taught in almost all parts of the world. However in some regions, it is not seen as the ‘Global language’. Many people have different views on this language, some racist ones and some tradition ones. People usually take their language as a part of their country history, but as the world is evolving, the percentage of people who speak English is increasing. Should this be prevented? In my essay, I will state whether English should be the global language. English is a ‘West Germanic language’ that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the most widely used language in the world. It is spoken as a first language by the majority populations of several states, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and many more. It is the third-most-common native language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. However the question is whether this language should be the global language of the world. If English was the global language it would come with some benefits. English is already the world primary language. Business, trade, and the internet are all primary in English. Also many arguments have risen that if English was the global language, it would ruin your culture. That is not true. People can still speak their language anytime, but the only reason why English should be seen as the global language is for us to communicate with each other. This does not mean that French, Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, etc. languages are less beautiful than English. However, if English was the global language it could also come with some disadvantages. Many people have shared their opinion of the language and many are not happy with it. The Idea is seen ignorant. The world is full of many different cultures and languages and to think that English is the only important language to
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