I was brought to Dallas, TX from way of Nuevo Laredo, MX at the age of 5. My first memory of being in the US was being at school in my ESL (English as a Second Language) class. The teacher would show me a flash card with a picture and the name of the object written in Spanish, I had to give her the English name. This moment specifically that I remember was during an oral test. She showed me the card of an object I had never seen and I remember thinking “What is that?! I don’t even know what the hell that is in Spanish!!”
The card she was holding was the photo of a saddle and till this day I don’t know what the term is in Spanish.