Top 9 Languages to Learn In Upcoming Years – 2017-18 & Beyond

Awareness about the top 9 languages to learn in upcoming year or 2017-18 & beyond, is highly essential for a global entrepreneur. It actually gives you a medium for industrial outgrowth. When a company has to meet global clients it is very necessary to have a good knowledge of the required language. Here we will elaborate about top 9 languages that have identified business on global platforms.

1. Mandarin (Guānhuà)

It is the official language of China. The language is most widely used in the entire world. Research proves 955 million people almost 14.4 % of the population make use of this language. The demand for this language is likely to be maximized in the coming years. On online platforms this language is second most used language. British council has ranked this language amongst the top 10 for United Kingdom’s

Future, it is also seen that there lies a language translator need for business meetings. This ensures best communication between the client and the company.

2. Arabic عربى

The Arabic language is ranked 5th on the basis of usage. For the various dynamic growing industries this is the official language. The fast heading markets in Middle East has influenced the maximum use of this language. So the Arabic translators are in maximum demand in this area. This language has also gained popularity in the British council list. The language will surely create economic and diplomatic benefits.

3. Spanish (Español )

The language carries 405 million speakers worldwide. This is the second most used language in the world. The language carries demand in Spain, Latin America and U.S… The research proves for 34 % U. K. business officials. The language is in high usage.

4. German (Deutsche)

The language carries 89- 110 million speakers. Though the language usage is quite small in comparison to the other global languages, but Germany has biggest economy in European Union.

5. Portugese (Português)

The language is spoken by 215 million people. Portugese is outspoken in Portugal, Brazil and some parts of Africa. But the business prospects in Brazil are much higher than other countries. The largest economy in Latin America comes under Brazil. Though Brazil is under recession age but the recovery is expected very soon. The language carries tremendous opportunities in the field of science, education, diplomacy and other industries. This language is quite easy to learn.

6. Russian (русский)

The language carries 155 million native speakers. It is ranked 8th in terms of usage. Russia carries the name of businessman. Many of the companies can grab opportunity to setup a well-established business in Russia. People of Russia cannot speak English because they are not aware of English language usage. It becomes essential to learn Russian language anyhow. The scope of Russian translators is said to be bright. For English speakers learning Russia might be highly difficult. So hiring translators will be of great help. They can guide to the marketing translation skills in most perfect manner.

7. French (français)

About 74 million people make use of this language. Previously the language was highly identified. But in the recent years the language usage has dropped importance. France is the most valued trade partner of United Kingdom. For the education and business point of view learning French has become really important. British Council says 49% of the UK businessman is searching French linguistic professionals.

This language is widely identified in Africa that is rich in natural resources. Forbes. Com say by 2050 there will be 750 million French speakers. Learning French for English speakers is quite easy.

8. Japanese 日本語

The language carries 125 million speakers only in Japan. The country has third largest economy in the world. For the business development in U.K. the language is really important. In the field of science and Information and technology the use of Japanese language is also very important. Japanese has great future in robotics. There Japanese language can aid you with better employment prospects. Research proves that in the coming years there will be 1 million employees required in Robotics industry.

This language is highly difficult it requires consistent efforts and time to learn this language. The masters of degree in this language carry a bright future in Japanese translation.

9. Hindi (हिंदी)

The mother tongue of Indians, Hindi is the fourth most used language in the world. Hindi Language has 260 million native speakers. India is ranked 7th in terms of the GDP. It is also fastest growing economies. Both Hindi and English language are the medium of communication in India. No matter Hindi usage is not essential on higher levels. But definitely it gives a business edge. The Hindi language is the hardest language to learn. It requires a lot of time and persistent knowledge to learn this language. To meet the global requirements many of the Hindi Translation services are present in the market. They work according to the desire of the client and help achieving desired results.

Not only for the business can purpose Language learning be done as a hobby, part of education, business or any other reason. It will surely add a higher skill in your personality.


Hello readers, this is Harshita Gupta – a young, energetic and passionate blogger, who is crazy in love with languages of the universe. At present, I work as a translator at a Spanish company and while I am free from my translation duties, I love writing educational and motivational blogs that describe the benefits and unknown facts about different languages, countries, cultures and their advantages to the businessmen.


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