Language is powerful! Imagine any conflict without language, imagine any war without language. Could you make peace, without talking? How do we connect, how do we create our reality?: Of course, with language. Listen carefully to what is being said and you are going to realize what value women have in our language and therefore also in our society.
Networking with people is the nicest thing I could do, when travelling. Having authentic conversations and learning directly from locals, were my greatest experiences during my joureys around the world.
You get useful tips here to avoid misunderstandings. Culture and language are often closely connected. Different cultures have various ideas about what politeness means. There might be challenges, when communicating with people from other countries, but it is worth trying.