Please Listen for the Message Over Mistakes in Syntax

Let us have more empathy when we hear each other out. Let us remember the human being from whom the words are being said before we think of that person’s grammatical mistakes.

I wish that everyone in the world would listen to someone speak for the message they want to convey instead of listening for grammatical and pronunciation accuracy.

I find that English speakers expect everyone to speak and write their language well while no one else does to the same extent (however, I remember a lot of French people in Paris who refused to speak to me in…