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Definitely. Especially in a situation where they're surrounded by multiple languages that handle pronunciation differently. Your child is learning three languages simultaneously, so it's not terribly surprising that they may stumble over some sounds more than a child that only learns its native language. The thing, as it often seems to be with raising a ...


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From my own experience, television does enhance the learning of a new language. But of course, it does have its limits, one can learn to speak and understand a language by means of television, but it might be hard to get some writing skills that way. It certainly doesn't hurt to start an interest in a new language with the TV. I've been watching movies and ...


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Children can learn multiple languages without problems from an early age if they have to. The don't learn as many as you want.. they learn as many as they have to. With my son who Swedish and English bilingual living in UK he didn't start to speak Swedish back to me until he met Swedish little friends on holiday in Sweden and they couldn't understand what he ...


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I'm not sure if it would be different for a child, but in my own experience learning a second language, I found that television is great as an additional resource and to use for reinforcing what I am learning. I do also need interactive conversations for the invaluable feedback that they provide. I hope this is helpful.


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I would take a look at the local school district in the place where you think you will live. In the US, school districts may or may not follow city and county division. You should be able to search for things like 'school district for city-name'. This will help you to know when the school year starts, what sort of options various schools provide (such as ...


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We moved from Brazil to US with a 3 year old five years ago. Try to get a school that has ESL program. That will help the child to learn English and to feel support from school regarding the language difficulty. Whatever happens, don't stop speaking your native language at home. Kids learn fast, so they will pick up the new language quite soon, but if for ...


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I can tell you about my experience. Around age three, my daughter began occasionally watching a cartoon where the characters would use a few Spanish words. We speak English and one other language at home, but not Spanish. She started to say things like "I want to watch Spanish [movie name]". She also discovered how to change the audio track from English ...



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