Not because you’re ungrateful, no, but more because the human tendency is to take for granted what they’ve been born and raised in.
One such thing is our mother tongue, the language we grew up speaking.
Do you Appreciate your Language?
Never did I appreciate the French language until after years living in the US. When I first landed in New York and joined a group of Americans who wanted to learn French I used to be so annoyed when they wanted me to speak French to them so they could learn and practice.
Back then, all I was interested in was English, English and English. I wanted to speak as little French as I could and was avoiding French people I met there, because I knew that my English was not about to improve with them.Read more