The 7 most useful languages to learn in 2019 (apart from English)



Have you have a wondered which languages apart from English are the most useful to know? Here we go! While Spanish has become the de facto language to learn for many, Portuguese is rising in importance. The eighth strongest economy, Brazil has seen rapid growth and has become a major trading partner with the U.S. and Europe. Portuguese is not only spoken in Portugal and Brazil, but also in several African countries like Angola. Arabic’s importance is clear in that it's the third most common language with more than 300 million native speakers. The Arab region is considered to be one of the wealthiest regions in the world. Knowing Arabic means the ability to enter into the Middle Eastern economy, which has grown by 120 percent in the last five years. Japanese is spoken by 122 million native speakers, making it one of the most spoken languages in the world. Japan is the third biggest producer of automobiles and makes up one of the biggest producers of mobile technology. Due to the increasing global role of the Pacific Rim and Asia, as well as the economic ties between the U.S. and Japan, learning Japanese is incredibly valuable financially. German is a language to learn if you want to earn the big bucks! Most people would assume a more common language such as Spanish or Mandarin would benefit them financially, however Germany is a European powerhouse and one of the strongest economies in the world. Thus, knowing German as a second language puts you in a special niche, allowing you to earn more money. More than a 1080 million people speak Mandarin Chinese, making it the most spoken language around the world. With its growing population and its stronghold on exports in the U.S. and the U.K., China has undeniably become a massive presence in the world. If you want to work in international business or banking, learning a Chinese language like Mandarin could definitely help to beef up your resumé. Spoken by more than 290 million people in 29 countries French has truly become a global language. Not only does France dominate in pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and energy production, French is also the official language of NATO, the United Nations, the Red Cross and other international organizations. Last but not least, French is one of the fastest-growing languages and could become very important in the future. Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world after English and Mandarin Chinese. It’s the native language of more than 400 million people across 44 countries, which makes it one of the most useful languages to know – especially for job seekers!

26 thoughts on “The 7 most useful languages to learn in 2019 (apart from English)”

  1. They played a video of Shibuya, Tokyo (the scramble where Hachiko is) when they were talking about Arabic😂

  2. After English. So do I Spanish, Portuguese,German and French I agree but, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese so hard. This World change Hindi grow your importance too. All language is great.

  3. Guys believe me portuguese is not an important language, if someone who speaks portuguese can't speak english don't bother them

  4. 1.English

    2.Spanish
    3.French

    4.Mandarin
    5.Arabic
    6.German

    #Only One Country
    7.Japanese
    8.Portuguese
    9.Russian
    10.Hindi

  5. For those who just want to know how the video ranks them:

    7. Portuguese
    6. Arabic
    5. Japanese
    4. German
    3. Mandarin
    2. French
    1. Spanish

  6. Bullshit! Arabic should be at #2 after spanish. Theres too much muslims in this world and theres a lot of arab countries. Common sense my friend.. common sense!😇

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