franca. Michel Foucault believed such classifications to be subjective, citing Borges ' fictional Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge's Taxonomy as an illustrative example. As a result, it carries with it a certain legitimacy, substance and gravitas that few other languages odyssey and the tempting woman can match. Up.8 billion people in the world speak English. English is the main language of these countries where there is lots of languages spoken, like in India where more than 700 languages are spoken by their local people. Image Countries where English is an official language (from Wikipedia ) Although English currently appears to be in an unassailable position in the modern world, its future as a global language is not necessarily assured. However, English is not the only language used in global organizations such as in the EU or the UN, because many countries do not recognize English as a universal language.
English As Universal Language
Airport, seashore, footwear, etc). Some religious and mythological traditions state that there was once a single universal language among all people, or shared by humans and supernatural beings. Thus, language can be said to have moonlight sonata no independent existence of its own, and a particular language only dominates when its speakers dominate (and, by extension, fails when the people who speak it fail). For some, it may seem unfathomable that English could one day not be as popular as it is now, but looking at history suggests otherwise. Pangloss, with the choice of name clearly putting universal language in his sights, but satirizing mainly the optimism of the projector as much as the project. Setting aside for now the fact that such languages have never gained much traction, it has to be said this assumption is not necessarily well-founded. Classical Chinese language was and is still read widely but pronounced differently by readers. Hispanic and Latino Americans have accounted for almost half of Americas population growth in recent years, and their share of the population is expected to increase from about 16 today to around 30 by 2050. Official policies of bilingualism or multilingualism in countries with large minority language groups, such as are in place in countries like Canada, Belgium and Switzerland, are an expensive option and fraught with political difficulties, which the USA would prefer to avoid.