– einz und funfzin
– sorry, ich farstein nicht (i learned how to say “i don’t understand” in german, at least)
– oh! where are you from?
– romania!
– and speak english?
– english, french, italian…
– parlez vous francais?
– mais oui. vous etes francais?
– oui.
– combien ans vous etes ici?
– treize. vous?
– une jour.
– bonsoir
– et vous.

It’s weird, because i would not expect to find a frenchman in the middle of Berlin. But we are many here, all countries represented. There is an arab family in the flat in front of me, with a german flag at their window. They love this country so much.