But in the netherlands, denmark, and sweden, more than 80% of the population are well-versed in english.
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But spain's not the worst place to be without a phrasebook; that'd be hungary, where just 20% can chat in english -- making it the european country least proficient in the language.
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Marian points out on his website, "almost all eu citizens have had at least some contact with english during their life".
Sometimes she pretends to speak no english when approached by people on the street trying to get her to go to a comedy club.
The developing world, english is less of a foreign language skill and more a tool synonymous with development, expanding a country's economy and increasing its connectedness to the rest of the world.
Expected, you'll find english speakers in the uk and ireland (duh), though their accents might actually make them incomprehensible.