JFK is one of the only airports that makes pilots themselves coordinate how to enter the ramp on a second frequency while still talking to the ground.
If they would just change this, this whole situation would be avoided.
Flying is difficult enough as it is without having to communicate in a second language.
Flying an A380 into some foreign capital and having to speak to their controllers in their language then they will reply to you in slang and then get impatient with you for not answering them correctly.
To be discussed!