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    hello,
    my name is Patricia, and i'm from Spain, i'm studying linguistics at university and our teacher made a question we have to answer and i'm not really sure about what to say, i was wondering if someone could help me, the question is:
    "Why is English spoken by so many people around the world today?"
    thanks

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    English spread in the time of the British empire and the next dominant economic power was America, so for two hundred years, English has been the language of one of the major powers in the world.

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    thanks for your help!

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