Whenever anyone decides to start learning a language, there are always certain topics that most people take specific interest in: learning curse words, how to flirt and or use slang to sound cool (am I lying?). That’s all well and good, but how far will those get you when you are trying to haggle or tell a doctor that something hurts? They won’t take you very far, but knowing how to do these 3 things will:
While this isn't an all-inclusive list, this is definitely a good starting point for learning things that are imperative for a comfortable stay where the language is different from your own. Between defending yourself verbally and talking to a doctor you could end up saving your own life. Set some study time aside to learn how to do these three things. In order to be fluent, you’ll have to learn eventually. Why not start now?
What are some things you wish you knew how to say when traveling or living abroad? What are some things you already knew that helped you?