Most important words when traveling in a non-English speaking country: survey 2011

Which word or phrase is it most important to know in a foreign country's language when traveling ? (2011)

Most important words when traveling in a non-English speaking country: survey 2011 This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among American adults on the most important words or phrases one should know when traveling in a non-English speaking country. According to 38 percent, "Thank you" is the most important phrase to know in the respective language when traveling abroad.
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Which word or phrase is it most important to know in a foreign country's language when traveling ? (2011)

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Share of respondents
Thank you38%
Hello23%
Where's the restroom?16%
Please11%
How much does this cost?8%
Where is McDonald's?1%
Share of respondents
Thank you38%
Hello23%
Where's the restroom?16%
Please11%
How much does this cost?8%
Where is McDonald's?1%
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This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among American adults on the most important words or phrases one should know when traveling in a non-English speaking country. According to 38 percent, "Thank you" is the most important phrase to know in the respective language when traveling abroad.
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