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Even in other countries I hear the natives refuse to speak to you in their language. And even if they didn't it's just easier to converse in english. Also the adult brain is bad at picking up new languages. So is the male brain. And english is the simplest, most devoid of concepts and grammer language in existence. So someone from Scandinavia can easily pick up english by merely learning the words and knowing what extra grammatical concepts not to use, while the other way around with an english speaker trying to learn their language is extremely hard because they don't know their higher concepts.