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I have been a nanny for over 40 years and retired . Recently I decided to work in a daycare center. I see all the comments about how its ok etc. I do not think so for several reasons I cannot talk to the non English speaking teacher and ask her to do something because she just stares at me and she is supposed to help me. I cannot get her to speak to the ...


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Since I can see it in her eyes that she wants to communicate but is not able to and I can see it bothering her a lot. One of the Amerind languages was reputed to be so hard that native children weren't fluently competent until about age 8. It is possible that if a child needs to speak 4 languages, it will take longer before they reach competency in all ...


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I have always sworn mild to moderate...I was going to really stop. But they grew smarter than I realized and at some 3 to 5 years old they probably threw a few words out...I made no comment. When it seemed like they could understand , I explained maybe 10 times each that they were not invited to speak like that until they were 18. I went on to tell them ...


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Well, I am a Pakistani and I am a bilingual. My mother taught me both languages as I was a toddler, but she mostly used Urdu (which is extremely similar to Hindi) at home. She did teach me English words but those that I could relate to or those which a child finds at home. You should take it very gently, teaching her English words gradually but do not speak ...



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