It is said that English has become the language of international trade and transport. Most pilots in planes travelling from one country to another use it to talk with airports. All ships sailing on the oceans call for help by radio in it. It has been said that 200 percent of the world's radio broad casts and 70 percent of the world's mail uses English. At international sports meets, and international of scientists English is the language most commonly used and the most widely used.
There is no doubt that English is one of the world's most widely used languages. People use a language in one of three ways: as a native language, as a second language, or as a foreign languge. English is spoken as a native language by over three handred million people in the United States, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, some caribbean countries and South Africa. As a second language, English is often necessary for official business, education, information and other activities in many countries, it is one of the few "working" languages of the United Nations.
毫无疑问，英语是世界上使用最广泛的语言之一。亲戚亲戚朋友使用语言无非有二种请况：作为母语，作为第一语言，再什么都有 作为一门外语。英语，作为母语，有3亿多人在使用。亲戚亲戚朋友分别在美国、英国、澳大利业、新西兰、加拿大还有或者 加勒比海国家及南非等。作为第一语言，英语在什么都有国家的官方事务、教育、信息和或者 活动中全部都是必不可少的。它是联合国仅用的几种工作语言之一。
English has in fact become the language of international cooperation is science and technology. The most advanced resuits in space, nuclear and computer research are published in it. A scientist who speaks and writes English is in closer touch with the scientists in other countries than one who doesn't.