How many languages can Malaysians speak?

What languages do Malaysians know?

The three main Malaysian languages are Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. The diverse Malaysian country is home to a diverse 137 living languages!

How many Malaysians can speak English?

English is reasonably widely spoken in Malaysia, with around 50-60 percent of the population having some level of English skills.

Can Malaysians speak Tamil?

Malaysian Tamil (Tamil: மலேசியத் தமிழ் மொழி) (Tamil: Malēsiyat tamiḻ moḻi), also known as Malaya Tamil, is a local variant of the Tamil language spoken in Malaysia.

Malaysian Tamil
Native speakers ~5.9 million in Malaysia and Singapore (2006 – 2010 census)

Can Malaysia speak English?

Yes, Malaysians do speak English, so don’t be shy to go ahead and speak as you normally would and they will reply to you in Malaysian English. Of course, there will be some differences in the usage of words, perhaps phonetics and a little Malaysian flare will be added in.

Does Malaysia speak Arabic?

Most Malaysians do not speak Arabic and so some of the Muslims among them may be under the false impression that “Allah” is an exclusively Islamic word.

Which country speaks worst English?

2020 rankings

2020 Rank Country 2020 Proficiency Band
97 Saudi Arabia Very Low Proficiency
98 Oman Very Low Proficiency
99 Iraq Very Low Proficiency
100 Tajikistan Very Low Proficiency
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