You’ve never spoken German before (or took a decade off).
You’re familiar with the basics and can say simple things in the present tense.
Go beyond the present tense and talk about the past. Also...slang!
Michael is a multilingual prodigy with the most contagious smile.
Abigail is a tonkatsu-loving, yoga-practicing master of multiple languages.
Andrew helped organize hip-hop festivals in Senegal.