lushlala Posted November 11, 2015 Report Share Posted November 11, 2015 Have you ever felt under serious pressure to learn a new language? My husband and I moved to my country Botswana (from the UK) 2 years ago, and there are people out there who feel he ought to have learnt to speak it by now. I think it's a little too much to ask because even before we moved, I'd taught him some phrases. My language is very difficult and far removed from Western languages. In fact, I know a lot of people who've lived here for decades and have yet to speak it fluently. By contrast, my husband can speak some, can understand and often shows off by churning out a few expressions/phrases LOL. But this still doesn't seem enough for some people.Have you ever been in this situation, where people around you are putting you under pressure to learn a foreign language faster than you feel you can? Can you share your experiences of how you felt and what you did to tackle this? TIA Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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