Frequent question: Which African countries speak what language?

Country Official and national Languages
Cameroon English, French
Cape Verde Portuguese
Central African Republic French, Sangho (lingua franca and national language)
Chad French, Arabic

What African language is used in Africa?

Most languages spoken in Africa belong to one of three large language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan and Niger–Congo.

What is the oldest language in Africa?

Ancient Akan of Ghana called Adrinka

Africa has the world’s oldest and largest collection of written languages, known to man! This also goes to dispel the notion that Africa was uncivilised or barbaric before the Westerner came.

What is the hardest language to learn in Africa?

Taa, the last vital language of the Tuu language family and formerly called ʻSouthern Khoisan’, it is believed to be the world’s most difficult language. Part of the Khoisan language group and is spoken in the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, it is also known as ! Xóõ or !

Who speaks the best English in Africa?

According to the report by World Linguistic Society, Uganda has the best English speakers in Africa . It is then followed by Zambia, South Africa and Kenya respectively. According to the study carried out, the majority of Ugandans can articulate English words fluently, than any other English speaking country in Africa.

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What are the main language families of Africa?

Most languages spoken in Africa belong to one of four language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo, and Khoisan.

Which language is spoken most in world?

English is the largest language in the world, if you count both native and non-native speakers. If you count only native speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the largest.

What is the best African language to learn?

Arguably, the most useful, indigenous African languages for Americans to learn are Yoruba (primarily spoken in Nigeria), Xhosa (South Africa), Swahili (Kenya, Tanzania, and much of East Africa), and Amharic (mainly Ethiopia).

Which language did God speak?

Similar to Latin today, Hebrew was the chosen language for religious scholars and the holy scriptures, including the Bible (although some of the Old Testament was written in Aramaic). Jesus likely understood Hebrew, though his everyday life would have been conducted in Aramaic.

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