The English language (English short [ɛŋlɪʃ] own shorthand English [/ ɪŋɡlɪʃ /]), together with the German, Dutch, Low German, Afrikaans and Frisian languages of the western branch of the Germanic languages.
English is a universal language that is more widespread than any other (the most widely spoken mother tongue is Mandarin Chinese, however). The English is taught in schools in many countries as their second language and is the official language of most international organizations. Many of them use alongside other official languages.
Example is the comparison of adjectives with "more" and "most" instead of the corresponding suffixes in inflection or word root.
Moreover, the language has now broken through the widespread use in many dialects. Many European languages are also completely new concepts on the basis of the English Language (Anglicisms). Also, in some technical language, the terminology coined by Anglicisms, for example in the areas of computer science and business.