Arabic is the fourth most widely spoken language in the world, with over 230 million native speakers in western Asia and northern Africa.
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The second most used language online, with over 800 million speakers worldwide, Mandarin is the official language in China, Taiwan and Singapore.
France is geographically our nearest neighbour, and so it is not surprising that French is the second language UK employers seek the most.
Germany is the world's third-largest contributor to science and development, which means that German is the most important language of science after English.
Spoken in Italy and parts of Switzerland, Italian is a widespread language which has significant application in labour market research.
Japan is the world's third largest economy. Japanese is spoken as a first language by 120 million people, and is the fourth most used on the internet.
The language of one of the world's four major powers, Russian is spoken by 140–150 million people as a first language, and as a second language by millions more.
With 34 centuries of documented written existence, Greek is a language steeped in many strands of culture, society and learning.
The second most widely spoken language in the world, with approximately 400 million native speakers in Spain, Latin and Central America, Spanish opens doors around the world.