Subject: How much language to learn
Hi I have to agree with Don on this one. A few well practiced phrases can go along way to making your a trip a success. I think the act of trying to speak the language certainly will not hurt. Here is a good website that might help you out.

http://www.travlang.com

I am off to Amsterdam next week and picked up some good phrases from it.

Hope this helps Tom Cobban,London, Canada