List of English-Speaking Countries
This is a list of countries for which English may be a native language. However, it is quite possible that individuals from countries on this list may not be native speakers of English. If you are considering a graduate student for a teaching assistantship that involves the direct instruction of undergraduate students, they need to be certified in oral English proficiency by the OEPT, TOEFL iBT, or IELTS, unless they 1) are natives of the countries listed below and 2) grew up speaking English in their home.
|Bangladesh||Papua New Guinea|
|Belize||South Africa (If Afrikaans is not native language)|
|Bermuda||St. Kitts & Nevis|
|Canada (except Quebec)||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|Grand Cayman Islands||Uganda|
|Irish Republic||Virgin Islands|