Britons are likely to avoid foreign holidays because they are embarrassed about their poor language skills
A survey found that only 2% of the 3,000 adults questioned for the survey could ask the way to the toilet in the foreign language they learned at school.
And nine out of 10 said they would be less likely to take a holiday in a country where they have to worry about their limited vocabulary.
The main reason was not that they were too lazy but just too embarrassed to try to speak a foreign language.
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