|English is spoken by approximately 375 million people as their first language. English is probably the third largest language by number of native speakers, after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. However, when combining native and non-native speakers it is probably the most commonly spoken language in the world.
Korean is the official language of Korea, both South Korea (flag shown) and North Korea. Korean is spoken in North Korea and South Korea and by the Korean diaspora in many countries including the People's Republic of China, Japan, and the United States. There are in total about 78 million Korean speakers worldwide.