So maybe this week was really good. On Tuesday, we had ten lessons in one day! And maybe I have never been more tired in my life than I was that day. That's soo many lessons. Our normal is maybe six or seven. But it was basically a miracle that all of the people we taught were available. In the Philippines, we don't really set up appointments with people, but we just kind of stop by and hope that they are home, if not, we will have to find someone else to teach. It's good, but sometimes stressful if you have a lot at the same time that aren't available.I had some really good experiences this week though. I can see that my Tagalog is progressing finally!! We went to a store to look around (hopefully also to OYM) and I bought something and I asked the woman how much it was, and she was literally so shocked that I could speak Tagalog (even if it was so so simple). Most foreigners here (Angeles is famous for foreigners.. it's the Las Vegas of the Philippines) don't bother to learn Tagalog because you could maybe get along... alrightish in English. But it means a lot to them and they are so patient with me, I'm so grateful for the Filipino people- so kind and so hospitable.
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