I'm interested in how to manage languages with small babies.
Is trilinguism problematic as opposed to bilinguism? For example, will the baby take longer to speak than he would if he was bilingual?
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A bit googling on "trilingual baby" and "bilingual baby" gives me some good results, of which one of the sites I share here : http://www.trilingualchildren.com/
Will the baby take longer to speak than he would if he was bilingual?
It depends if you have plan or not.
http://www.brainy-child.com/article/bilingual.shtml suggests parent who want to raise their children to become bilingual to have 'language plan'. I believe this is the same with trilingual.
For example: 1 language when speaking to mother, 1 language when speaking to father, and 1 language when speaking in community or school.
This is some factors to be considered:
Something to keep in mind: