Questions tagged [language-choice]

Information on which language to study and/or use for a given country or set of countries.

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Are there a FEW languages that, along with English, will let a person be understood by the vast majority of people in North-Western Europe?

I'm referring to Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Denmark. Will it be possible to add Norway, Sweden, and possibly even Finland and Iceland? And how about the ...
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As a native English speaker, which two further languages would give me the most travel utility worldwide?

This follows on from a travel conversation a group of us had in a hostel in London. Assuming I am travelling randomly between countries and continents, which two languages in addition to English ...
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