It is so much fun for me to watch other people try to learn the Kurdish language. And I am glad that it isn't me this time.
Because I am fluent.
Not really, of course, but I don't have to participate in the regular classes because I've already done this before. Instead, I get to watch everyone else struggle to understand new sounds and words
It's so funny to ear a Kurdish person say a word and listen to the Americans try to repeat it. Today we learned Qonereke meaning shoe (I think it's actually the Arabic word for shoe, I don't know, but it doesn't matter). Angie spent most of the morning saying kunorewe.
It makes me wonder what I sounded like during my first few days of language lessons back in 2005.
I'll bet I sounded pretty good.
Because I'm fluent.