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It simply works, but might take some time. Our children learn 3 languages as neither of us is from the country where we live. Our son will soon turn 4 (the second is much smaller), and he learns one language with his mother, one with his father and the third in Kindergarten. Both parents insists on only using one language with him. He should be able to ...


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TL;DR You should put the child in an immersion environment to ensure that he builds his language skills and confidence in the language that he is his "secondary" language. The long answer Assuming that you live somewhere where German or Russian is the primary language, your son will tend towards being more comfortable in one language or the other. We faced ...


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I think you are doing it right. Children are learning so much that it is nothing for them to pick up on the difference in language. The way we speak and pronounce words are all from muscle memory, and semantics are learned best by immersion. Also if you can all but help it try to always face the child head on so they can see your face when you talk. This ...



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