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I bet it's the same reason people from France speak English, just with French accents. The majority of English-speaking audiences don't want to read subtitles. Having actors speak English, but with accents, is a trope that filmmakers developed to simplify dealing with other languages. (One fun example of this is Sean Connery's character in "The Hunt for Red ...


The in-universe explanation is quite simple: they don't. They're speaking Klingon and the universal translator makes it sound like they're speaking English. It's basically impossible to tell which characters speak English due to this device, as by the 24th century they're small enough to fit inside a Starleet Combadge, as Captain Janeway mentions in The ...

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