Donc, batu bazo loba makambu, ozo comprendre te. Ozo yeba te. Ba zo loba nini?
"Na ko beta yo!"
It's like they have like this different type of bond in a way, like another way of understanding each other.
I didn't realize that English was a thing, because I was so surrounded by, like, French people.
"Oh my goodness, I can't believe you're doing this!"
I didn't know that my mom could speak fluent English because she never spoke it to us.
Des fois, je me sens un peu, like, décourager to speak it just because I know that I have a very funny-sounding accent.
It's one of those languages that you either speak it and you sound like you're singing, or you speak it and you sound like you're angry.
"We're only going to speak to you in Lingala so you can learn."