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English is a very important language. It’s the official language in fifty-two countries and it’s the main language in the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Hello. I’m Michael. I’m thirteen and I’m from Dublin. Dublin is in the Republic of Ireland. It’s a small country but it’s very beautiful. The main language is English, but the Gaelic language is important here too. English and Gaelic are our official languages.
My name’s Tara and I’m from Wellington in New Zealand. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. New Zealand is a great country. English and Maori are official languages in my country, but English is the main language.
Hi! My name’s Patty and I’m eleven years old. I’m from Toronto in Canada. Canada is a big country. The official languages in my country are English and French. My school is an English-speaking school, and our lessons are in English.
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