RYAN W. PONTIER CONSULTING
January 30, 2017
This entry comes from the Huffington Post .
“She’s confused! She always mixes her languages and can’t keep them separate!”[I’m gonna ganar you. He goes home a las cuatro. She’s chuping her dedo.]
“She doesn’t really even know English. She says things that don’t sound right.”[Get down from the car. I have 3 years. I’m gonna win you.]
“She keeps using the words in the wrong order!” [I want the pencil blue.]
“He’s delayed. I think it’s because he is trying to speak both languages.” [Child knows fewer words in English than a child that is only exposed to English]
“He doesn’t say it right. I think he has a speech problem.” [estar, e skate, jellow]
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