It's All in the Intonation
Me: Hey Honey, I'm learning Gaelic online.
Hubby: (looks disinterested) That's nice.
Me: Ciamar a tha sibh?
Hubby: Ooooh Yeah! (looking very interested)
Me: No! That is NOT what that means! It means 'How are you?'.
I think I will skip to the advanced lessons... If Lesson One provoked such interest imagine what the advanced lessons will do!
Thanks Pig Sty Avenue for the link. It's been a good refresher of what beginner students go through.