" I'm the French speaking nanny of a little girl who has an English speaking mum and a German speaking dad. One might think that adding sign language on top of the three languages Edie is already exposed to would be too much, but on the contrary:..."

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Back to overviewTristan, 12 months (1)

Tristan signing 'up', 'cracker' and 'eat'. Crackers were Tristan's first favourite snack and he learned the sign quickly, realising that it would get him what he wanted. His original sign for cracker was an approximation but was always clear to us. At 20 months, long after he learned to say the word for cracker, he learned to make the sign correctly (tapping the fist on the elbow of the other arm).