Bilingual not talking to other people in front of his parents.

by Nataliya
(Houston, TX, USA)

My 7 y.o. son doesn’t speak with other people when I’m (or my husband) with him. We speak Russian at home. He has no problems speaking English at school. He can’t explain why he can’t speak English when we are around. He feels kind of ashamed

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