Going abroad is an experience that most people walk away from feeling grown up and independent. But have you ever thought about how you felt when you first arrived in that new country? Before you did all of this maturing abroad, you were likely stripped of your adulthood and left to feel like a helpless child.
Sometimes I would say the same words over and over to figure them out, or repeat what other people were saying in order to get the sounds right. It’s a good way to learn, although it makes more sense coming out of a 2 year old than a 20 year old!