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Languages in North America


Languages in North America

The United States and the majority of Canada are majority English speaking countries and is by far the best language for getting around these vast countries. English is also spoken in many Caribbean nations and the small country of Belize. Mexico and the majority of Central America and portions of the Caribbean are majority Spanish speaking making it an important North American language as well. Spanish is spoken as a second language in many parts of the United States. French plays a minority role in Canada, (Quebec and New Brunswick), and a majority role in several places the Caribbean. Dutch is spoken in the southern Caribbean. Several indigenous languages are spoken by Native Americans and the Inuit peoples of North America including Greenland. Danish is also spoken in Greenland. Other important immigrant languages spoken in many ethnic neighborhoods of North America are Chinese and Tagalog. German is still spoken in rural communities of Amish. The three major language of North America are English, Spanish and French.

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