Only 5% of the people in the world speak English as their first language

Posted on March 12th, 2011 by

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela

Only 5% of all the people in the world speak English as their first language.*

In the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures, you can study French, German, Spanish, Japanese & Russian.

Talk to the other 95%.  Study another language!

*Source: National Geographic, March 2011

 

 

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