The English language is almost certainly unavoidable.
One billion people use it: 80% of the Internet and 75% of the world’s mail is written in it.
200 million Chinese at any one time are learning it.
India has more native English speakers than England has.
Voyager 1 – is the spacecraft in deep space beyond the solar system carries a message from the United Nations on behalf of 147 countries – in…you’ve guessed it, English!