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Do many people speak english in the tourist destinations?

25 Feb 2007 *B* asked

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Hi I'm going on the European Adventurer in September. I know it's 6 mths away (i'm so excited. Anyway i was wondering if many of the countries speak english? And if the resturants have english menu's.

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Bianca
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  • 25 Feb 2007 PinaI said

    PinaI

    Pretty much most of the people you’ll encounter in major tourist cities will know a bit of English, enough to understand what you want anyway! Just be polite in asking ‘Do you speak English’ where ever you go – whilst some people will look at you funny majority will be fine with it.

    I too think its a good idea to at least learn hello, goodbye, thank you and ‘bathroom’ in the language of the country you’re heading into, it is nice for the people you meet that you can at least greet them properly you know?

    Also, not sure about your bus but on my bus our TM actually went through the basic words on the way to our new destination which was a really good help too!

  • 26 Feb 2007 *B* said

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    Thanks heaps

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