A man refers to the empirical way in which he learned English.
RES.: Did you speak English or French before you came here?
G.O.: Not even how to say good morning.
RES.: Did you learn anything?
G.O.: In a way, I can communicate not in general but...
RES.: And all that you learned where you can...?
G.O.: On the road let’s say, in the trade, at work.
RES.: I see.