From the day Rocket Boy was born, he was raised in a bilingual household. I spoke only Russian to him. The Rocket Dad spoke only English. This system worked (mostly) well. And we still (mostly) use it. Thanks to this approach, Rocket Boy speaks fluent English and fluent, if accented, Russian. But this “one parent, one language”… Read More What We Use to Learn Russian Reading
I’m so excited! Rocket Boy can now read in Russian as well as in English. Russian reading has been something we picked up on and off since he was 3 years old. And then we would promptly drop it for one reason or another. He was not ready. He was learning English reading and kept… Read More Russian Reading – Check!
Re-discovering Ералаш! It’s a Russian language TV show made up of shot skits, usually with a funny punch line (that also makes you think). It is a show about kids (usually elementary-school age) and the adults around them. That’s the best I can describe it. I watched it when I was Rocket Boy’s age.… Read More Ералаш!