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09-20-2010, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by LEIFey View Post
I think that is the case for most languages. As far as the frequency of a secondary language goes, I think there's a good chance that English would top that list given the global influence the US has. It really is the new French in terms of its uses in business and in international relations.

I wouldn't be surprised to see Chinese start picking up the pace within the next 30-50 years.
I always thought the fact that there are more people in China who speak English as a second language, than there are English speaking people in the US.

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