Languages of the world

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Languages of the world by Mind Map: Languages of the world

1. 1. Mandarin

1.1. More than 1 billion speakers

1.1.1. Learning game link: http://www.digitaldialects.com/Chinese.htm

1.2. Spoken in

1.2.1. China

1.2.2. Taiwan

1.2.3. Singapore

1.2.4. Malaysia

2. 3. English

2.1. 508 million speakers

2.1.1. Learn English online: http://www.1-language.com/

2.1.2. Grammar quizzes: http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/

2.2. Spoken in

2.2.1. United Kingdom

2.2.2. United States

2.2.3. Canada

2.2.4. Australia

2.2.5. Ireland

2.2.6. New Zealand

2.2.7. A number of Caribbean nations

3. 5. Hindi

3.1. 182 million

3.1.1. Online course program: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hindi.htm

3.1.2. Hindi for beginners: http://www.open-of-course.org/courses/course/view.php?id=15

3.2. Spoken in

3.2.1. India

3.2.2. Pakistan

4. 2. Spanish

4.1. 329 million speakers

4.1.1. Learn Spanish for beginners: http://spanish.about.com/

4.1.2. Spanish learning program: http://www.spanishprograms.com/

4.2. Spoken in

4.2.1. Spain

4.2.2. Latin America

4.2.3. USA

5. 8. Russian

5.1. 144 million

5.1.1. Lessons in Russian language: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wnp1Am2cTsQ&feature=relmfu

5.1.2. Free grammar and phonetic courses: http://russianonweb.com/courses#course3

5.2. Spoken in

5.2.1. Russia

5.2.2. Mongolia

5.2.3. Former Republics of the Soviet union

6. 4. Arabic

6.1. 221 million

6.1.1. Learn Arabic: http://mylanguages.org/learn_arabic.php

6.1.2. http://www.funwitharabic.com/

6.2. Spoken in

6.2.1. Middle East

6.2.2. Northern Africa

7. 6. Bengali

7.1. 181 million

7.1.1. Learn to speak this language: http://www.jaspell.co.uk/learnbengali.htm

7.1.2. Vowels and consonants: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/bengali.htm

7.2. Spoken in

7.2.1. Bangladesh

7.2.2. West Bengal- India

7.2.3. Tripura- India

8. 7. Portuguese

8.1. 178 million

8.1.1. Watch this You Tube video for a short introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M5cU2iUxNI

8.1.2. A video introduction to Portuguese: http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/portuguese/talk/

8.2. Spoken in

8.2.1. Portugal

8.2.2. Angola

8.2.3. Brazil

8.2.4. Cape Verde

8.2.5. East Timor

8.2.6. Mozambique

8.2.7. Principe

8.2.8. São Tomé

8.2.9. Guinea-Bissau

9. 9. Japanese

9.1. 122 million speakers

9.1.1. First steps: http://www.freejapaneselessons.com/lesson01.cfm

9.1.2. Watch this You Tube video for an introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaoKzYJwfXc

9.2. Spoken in

9.2.1. Japan

10. 10. German

10.1. 90 million speakers

10.1.1. First steps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edBtiGeB2ec&feature=relmfu

10.1.2. Pronunciation and alphabet: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/german.htm

10.2. Spoken in

10.2.1. Austria

10.2.2. Germany

10.2.3. Liechtenstein

10.2.4. Luxembourg

10.2.5. South Tirol

10.2.6. Switzerland