innate-agape

“…You have been living in Poland for a couple of years, why you don’t speak Polish?…”. If you are a foreigner living in Poland I’m pretty sure someone has already told you this phrase. I mean, those people are not wrong, if we move to other country we definitely have to learn the local language. But, what most of the Poles don’t understand is that Polish language is extremely difficult for most of the foreigners (this doesn’t apply if you are from other Slavic countries). I remember when I moved to Poland 5 years ago, we were having dinner with the family of my Polish girlfriend, my parents-in-law and her grandparents were there. I was just living in Poland for two weeks, and the babcia of y girlfriend ask me: “Why you haven’t learned Polish?, Mów po polsku!”. I love babcia, but she didn’t understand that it takes a long…