Traffic or sex? Rooster or urine sample? Humidity or homosexuality? Smoke or smell? Mixing up those words in German led to some very funny, embarrassing stories when I first came to Austria. German sounded like one long mish-mashed word to me and it took me years to become fluent. But not before I embarrassed myself at least 1000 times!
So how did I finally learn German? That moment came when I lost the fear. I swallowed my pride and sometimes spoke German like a small child but spent ...Continue Reading →