Deutsch? Ich verstehe das nicht! In English, I don’t understand! Determined, dedicated and for the love of learning our partner’s main language, we passionately decided to enroll the Deutsch language class. We were all strangers to the Deutsch language on the first day of class. Our Deutsch lehrer, Greg, however, was kind enough to speak a mix of Tagalog and English to us and explain everything we needed to know about our course.
“Wow, Manila girl, city girl!” This used to be my favourite line (with extra exclamation points). Being a girl who finished schooling in the province, I couldn’t hide how amazed I was upon meeting someone from Manila ( particularly Makati city, because during those times, this city has great reputation for everything appealing and trendy) and dreamed that one day, I’d also be called one.