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I am almost 5 months in Germany and my German is decent, at least I can do my everyday life with no problems which means two things:

  • I can understand what people say
  • I am more fluent

The first one, I find it very interesting. I still remember when I just came here and every time a person talked to me in German I couldn’t get anything, not even a single “Ja”. But know, even though I don’t know the meaning of the words I am able to reproduce them. For example, if somebody says “ich finde das nicht gut”, I can actually get each phoneme and be able to ask “was bedeutet finde?”. I think that’s a big accomplishment.


I don’t understand how language acquisition works, but for me it is very interesting how my mind evolves.

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