English is a West Germanic language originating in England, and the first language for most people of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
It is used extensively as a second language and as an official language throughout the world, especially in Commonwealth countries such as India and South Africa, as well as in many international organizations. Officail status for english in various countries is
Exclusive: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Dominica, The Gambia, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Liberia, The Bahamas, United Kingdom (de facto), United States, Australia (de facto)
Non-exclusive: Cameroon, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand (de facto), Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Zimbabwe
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English is widely used in USA.
australia,new zealand also has english as official languages.
today english is international laguage for communication.
its rightly said englishmen have gone but left english