PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Countries with the Best (and Worst) English Skills

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM.

English is the most studied language in the world. However, of the world’s more than 1.1 billion non-native English speakers, some speak it better than others. According to Education First (EF), here are the regions with the best – and worst – English skills.

Europe– Twenty-two European countries where English isn’t the official language were ranked “high” or “very high” by EF – more than any other region.

Asia– Asia had an average score of 53. Only Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia received “high” or “very high” scores above 58. 

Latin America– Latin America saw the most improvement in English skills, thanks to improving education. 

Africa– The wealthiest African countries – Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa – all had “high” or “very high” English skills, while 10 of the 13 African countries on the list scored “low” or “very low.

Middle East– The Middle East had the lowest average score at about 45, or “very low.”


To read the full article, please click here.

Article Source: DMM

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