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English Speaking Countries A list of 87 countries where English is spoken as a first or an official second language, See the interactive map below!


World Englishes: 30 countries with a million English speakers - YouTube

World Englishes: 30 countries with a million English speakers – YouTube (1:09) video and song about 30 countries with about a million (or more) speakers of English. In these countries, English also has some official status. This is why…



English Conquers the World A traditional reading chapter about how English started spreading around the world
English Conquers Activities Comprehension and language activities to go with the text (year 8-9)


English Conquers the World EZ  An easier version of the original chapter (year 5-7)


Jay Walker: The world's English mania | TED Talk |

Jay Walker: The world’s English mania | TED Talk | (4:34) Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — “the world’s second language” — by the thousands.
My Secret Land: Nancy – UR Skolaåriga Nancy berättar om sig själv och sitt hemland. Kan du lista ut vilket engelskspråkigt land som hon kommer ifrån?  (year 5-8)



The History of English in 10 Minutes - Sub ENG - YouTube

The History of English in 10 Minutes – Sub ENG – YouTube see the subs click on the first button on the right.
A fun, concise history of English with fast speech and subtitles

David Crystal - World Englishes - YouTube

David Crystal – World Englishes – YouTube (10:15) the interview with David Crystal in Belgrade on 9 November 2013 Interviewer: Tony O’Brien, British Council Director Western Balkans (year 8-9)

Schools around the World - YouTube

Schools around the World – YouTube (ca 20 min) around the World. A playlist with 3 videos of school classes and one of school lunches around the world, not only English Speaking Countries

33 Eye-Opening Pictures Of Classrooms Around The World

33 Eye-Opening Pictures Of Classrooms Around The World’s that time of year again — back to school!

Research Project

Research Questions Five questions to answer while working on a country project (year 8-9)
How to Do a Project A poster with some basic rules

English Speaking Countries

English Speaking Countries theme page for a student-centered project about the English Speaking Countries


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