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I can't speak for a tri-lingual case, but I have seen a couple of bilingual parents, English speaking mother, German speaking father, in an English speaking environment, where the parents faced a similar problem. The father only spoke to his kids in German to his kids. They understood everything their father said, but always replied in English. However, ...


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The one parent-one language policy is popular in many advice books on how to raise bilingual children, that said many policies work provided that the child gets enough exposure to each language (ballpark of 20+ hours each) Different language communities have different customs on language switching. In the Philippines, US boarder with Mexico, hipster ...


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I am bilingual and an immigrant too. Assuming you are in an English speaking country like the USA, then I suggest you both speak only English to him in the home. Reason? It is tough to speak two languages equally fluently especially when one is learning both at the same time. Why choose English? As a parent, I am sure you want your child to be on an ...


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I am not qualified to give you a real response as I am not a professional in this field in anyway, but I am bilingual and my mother taught me how she made both my sister and I fluent in both Korean and English. First of all, she made sure only to speak in Korean with me, while I was learning English in an American school. She also made sure that I NEVER ...


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My advice would be to teach your son as many languages as you can, as early as you can - he will sort it out eventually. At first, he will be confused but keep explaining that there are different people who use different words for the same things and teach him the words for the same object in different languages all the time. Your son will likely have a ...



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