English speaking countries

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English speaking countries

Postby jeremydeth » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:06 am

If you are American and planning to travel abroad and want to go to an English speaking country then here is a list of English speaking countries.

Countries with English as an Official Language and the Language of Instruction in Higher Education

Anguilla
Northern Ireland
Singapore
Antigua and Barbuda Ireland, Republic of Solomon Islands
Australia Jamaica South Africa
Bahamas Kenya Swaziland
Barbados Lesotho Tanzania
Belize Liberia Tonga
Bermuda Malawi Trinidad and Tobago
Botswana Malta Turks and Caicos Islands
British Virgin Islands Mauritius Uganda
Cameroon Montserrat United Kingdom
Canada (except Quebec) Namibia Vanuatu
Cayman Islands New Zealand Wales
Dominica Nigeria Zambia
England Papua New Guinea Zimbabwe
Fiji St. Kitts and Nevis
Gambia St. Lucia
Ghana St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Gibraltar Scotland
Grenada Seychelles
Guyana Sierra Leone


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Re: English speaking countries

Postby Alexandoy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:09 pm

I know that it is difficult to be in a country where English speakers are rare. We have experienced that in 1992 during our first trip to Hongkong. We were using hand signals to express what we want especially in the restaurants. But in some stores we were lucky to talk with an attendant who knows little English. But now Hongkong has many English speakers and you wouldn't have a difficult time unlike before.

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Re: English speaking countries

Postby davidworth » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:22 pm

I'm surprised that Singapore is on this list. I always thought that because it's an Asian country that it would have it's own unique language were most people didn't speak English.
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Re: English speaking countries

Postby Alexandoy » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:58 am

davidworth wrote:I'm surprised that Singapore is on this list. I always thought that because it's an Asian country that it would have it's own unique language were most people didn't speak English.


We have been to Singapore many times since 2012 and I'd say there are 3 kinds of people there - the Chinese, the Indians and the native Malaysians. Although there are English speakers there but not many. Perhaps just a little more than in Japan or in Hongkong.


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