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THALWIL, SWITZERLAND, April 16, 2001: The whole world is debating English. From India to Mauritius to Europe, the steady growth of English is a concern for those advocating preserving local languages. But here in multi-lingual Switzerland, English is just part of the daily routine for schoolchildren. Most parents are delighted, believing that it is something that is needed today. European universities are giving courses in science, philosophy and business in English. There are European companies that use English as their internal language. Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark already conduct most business, science and even intellectual discussions in English.