Welcome, English Language Learners!

English Language Learners: You are in the majority!

There are over 7 billion people in the world. (7,000,000,000,000)
Over 1.2 billion (1200 million) people speak English.

Of all those people,
400 million are native English speakers, and
800 million are NOT native speakers. 

There are twice as many NON native English speakers as there are native speakers of English! English Language Learners -- you are in the majority!

There are more accents and dialects of English than any other language in the world.

*Note: These are estimated numbers. Some estimates say there are 1.8 billion English speakers.