English Language Day - April 23rd
Sun Apr 23rd

English Language Day

On April 23rd, English Language Day explores the English tongue's origins, past, and culture.

English is also influenced by French, Latin, and several other languages, which began to develop during the 5th and 6th centuries when Anglo-Saxons settled in Britain. Although English is the most spoken word in the world, only one-quarter of those who speak it are English (Source: Statista 2017). If not a third or fourth, it is at least their second language for three-quarters of those who speak English, if not a third or fourth. Did You Know?

(The answers to these questions are at the end of the page.)

The first time through, can you name only the consonants in the English alphabet.

Our words are amusing – a "fat chance" and a "slim chance" are both related to the same thing. But, the opposite can be true in a rut and in a groove.

How to celebrate #englishlanguageday

Learn the English language! Find out where English has borrowed from your native tongue if it isn't your first language. To post on social media, use the hashtag #EnglishLanguageDay to post.

The english language day is the centennial of the english language day

In 2010, the United Nations designated six language days in honor of the United Nations' six official languages and their contributions to each of the languages' history, culture, and achievements. William Shakespeare, the English playwright and poet whose death is recorded on the same date in 1616, was recorded on April 23 for English Language Day.

On June 6, French Language Day on March 20, Chinese Language Day on April 20, and Arabic Language Day on June 18 are among the six days commemorated include French Language Day on March 20, Chinese Language Day on April 20, English Language Day on April 20, and Arabic Language Day on June 18. On February 21, the United Nations also commemorates International Mother Language Day and International Translation Day on September 30.

Answer to questions above: #1 is the most common answer to questions. This one is sure to have fun with. Go. #2. There are none. #3. A tittle. #4. dangerous, stupendous, horrendous, and colossive. #5 is the fifth. dare #7. SWIMS #6. dare #7. 170,000 words (and increasing) are used in this article. #8. The sentence uses all of the letters in the English alphabet.