"I trust you because your nose is big."
Translation:qavoq tInmo' ghIchlIj.
I'm not sure what you mean by backwards. Both the English and the Klingon start by making a statement and then add on a subordinate clause explaining why that statement is true. While it is possible to put that subordinate clause before the main clause in both English and Klingon, I wouldn't say that it is backwards in either language to present the main clause first as is done here in both languages.
Be careful not to read the sentence from the back end. That works against your purpose. You just reinforce English word order. With more complicated sentences like this it helps to be able to recognize what is a verb and what is a noun. qavoq is a full clause and the word after it is NOT the subject, so we'll come back to it. Once you have figured out what qavoq means, then continue with the sentence.
tInmo' is another verb and it has a suffix. It is a "be verb", but it is not following a noun, so it can't be an adjective and it must be the verb of a new clause. ghIchlIj is a noun and works as the subject of our verb. Now, what does that -mo' suffix tell us about how this verb relates to the main verb?
As you do this over and over, the steps will come easier, quicker, and more naturally until you are able to do it at speaking spead.
Understanding speaking is really unpleasant for me. Too many of the sounds are hard for me to distinguish. Each speaker seems to pronounce in their own way. One person's H sounds like another person's gh which sounds like another person's Q. Some people have H/gh/Q that are indistinguishable even within their own speech as a single speaker. Maybe it is a matter of more practice hearing it but that is not so easy to accomplish.
Ah, ok. I still have to pause and think about the relationships between words in the sentences sometimes. Speed of comprehension is especially a problem for me. In real time, Klingon goes by me way too fast. TV Klingon is way too fast. Even when I stop and replay I can't seem to catch most of it.