Tagged: French

‘Adoption of English-language tests instead of French in final exams for foreign pupils, Al-Khabar (Morocco), 14 May 2014

Children of expatriates in Morocco will now be able to take their final exams in English, instead of French as a part of the country’s new national immigration policy. The change is meant to help integrate foreign students into the Moroccan education system. Continue reading

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Comparison between number of words in languages around the world, Twitter, 18 December 2013

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Translation

Comparison between number of words in languages around the world

Four of the most important living languages were compared according to the number of words in each language mentioned in the most important resources and dictionaries available in each language.

1. Arabic: 12,302,912
The number of non-repeated Arabic words.

2. English: 600,000
The number of English words according to the largest available dictionaries.

3. French: 150,000
The number of French words according to the largest available dictionaries.

4. Russian: 130,000
The number of Russian words according to the largest available dictionaries.

Translated by Kevin Moore.