Poles are top 10 in English

By Robert Strybel, Warsaw Correspondent

According to the Swedish-based EF (Education First) Language School, Poles rank in the top 10 of the world’s most proficient speakers of English as a Foreign Language. Poland scored 62.95 in the study, ranking it in ninth place worldwide. Sweden captured first place with a score of 70.94, followed closely by the Netherlands (70.58) and Denmark (70.05). It’s obvious that Germanic-speaking countries usually fare the best, so it may come as a surprise that Poland came in a tad above both Germany and Austria.