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Top 5 English speaking countries for expats

Monday, 06 March 2017
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Planning on moving abroad to live or work? ThatÔÇÖs great! However do remember that itÔÇÖs very easy to feel overwhelmed in a new country especially if you do not know their local language. And, for many people learning a new language may not be the easiest thing to do. But, should a language barrier come in the way of you living your dream? Absolutely not!

About 1.5 billion people in this world speak English, so it shouldnÔÇÖt be difficult for you to find a country where you can easily survive with your knowledge of English alone! Here are our top five picks:


Canada is a predominantly English speaking country with 85.6% of Canadians having working knowledge of English. Thus making it an ideal place for expats! The culture here is lively and diverse, with people from all over the people living together harmoniously and the landscape is breathtakingly beautiful too. However, do remember that it can get very cold in Canada, so plan accordingly.


In a sharp contrast to Canada, Australia is quiet hot most months of the year. However, Australia is any expatÔÇÖs dream, if they are OK with the heat. Finding work here is not very difficult and almost everyone speaks English, albeit with an accent which may be difficult for some to understand.

Top 5 English Speaking Countries


Dubai is an expatÔÇÖs paradise. In fact, of its total population of 9.2 million, the expatriates contribute to around 7.8 million! Because of the influx of so many tourists here from all around the world, most people speak English here. Expats can also enjoy amazing social lives here because of the diversity in culture.


English is spoken by everyone here in all major cities thus making Germany one of the top countries for expats to move into. In fact, with about 70% of the population being able to speak in English, it has become the unofficial second language! If you get a fulltime job here, then itÔÇÖs easy to live a financially stable life. ItÔÇÖs a beautiful country and the people here are friendly and extremely courteous.


English speaking country? Umm, letÔÇÖs see, given that they taught the world the language! ThatÔÇÖs a Yes! England has become an extremely popular destination for expats especially from Asian countries like India. Even though the cost of living may be a bit expensive here, itÔÇÖs still a hot spot for many expats. In fact, finding your own community of expats will never be difficult in England!

Depending on your interests and job requirements, you can select any of these countries to move out to. Nonetheless, you are not limited to these five countries only ÔÇô there are so many other nations where English is spoken and understood and could be perfect for you!

Last modified on Monday, 06 March 2017 13:30

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