The English Language in the European Information Society

  • Georg Rehm
  • Hans Uszkoreit
Part of the White Paper Series book series (META)


 Around the world, there are around 375 million native speakers of English. As such, it is estimated to be the third largest language, coming behind only Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. English is a (co)-official language in 53 countries worldwide.


Foreign Language Oxford English Dictionary Language Technology Grammatical Gender English Spelling 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DFKIBerlinGermany

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