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When do babies start talking in your country?

I heard baby start to talking in sentences around 12 months in Mexico.

Whereas baby babble will start forming into words somewhere around 12 months in Korea.

One of my Mexican friend said, Spanish is so easy to learn, so 1 year baby can speak in sentences.

I was so shocked!

I saw many Korean babies can't speak correctly with sentences until around age four.

Korean is too difficult language to learn? So It takes time more than other languages?   

When to expect talking to begin in full sentences in your country?

How about American? 

How they teach their baby in Spain or Mexico?

If you know about these, please tell me the truth.


Thanks in advance. 

Aug 28, 2016 6:28 AM
Comments · 8

2 years, i guess.

I'm not sure, im saying it based on my little cousins (:

August 29, 2016
There are no differences in babies per country, but of parenting, enviroment, and learning ability. All children begin to speak a language around a certain age as well as walking. It is human nature not culture, ethnic, race, etc. There are a lot of great articles on child development. 
August 28, 2016

In the U.S., it is not expected that children would say much before one year.  Some children do talk in simple sentences, but it is definitely not the norm.   Here are the guideline of an American Professional organization explaining what parents should expect at age one, and also at ages one to two.  These guidelines are shared by this organization to help parents understand if their child´s speech may not be developing normally. 

At age one:

From age one to two:

Because the U.S. has so many Spanish speakers, it is interesting to me that this organization does not suggest there should be a difference between languages.  I wonder if it is more of a cultural difference-  for example if Mexican mothers tend to speak to their children more, or if it is simply your friend´s perception that is different about what it means to be speaking in sentences.

August 28, 2016
yeah, i suppose it depends on how much time their parents spend with them. Normally in my country, the age that children start to linking the words is around 1 to 2 years old.there is a special case when a child make sentences by 2 different languages because they had watched too much foreign movies with the less comunication with his parents. So i think it absolutely depends on how much babies listen..
August 28, 2016

Interesting topic:)I don't remember when I started talking.So I asked my mother about it.She smiled and asked me why I wanted to know:)I just told her that baby from other country star talking in 12 months.Then she told me that I also started talking in 12 to 18 month.

But now-a-days, babies are talking slightly earlier than  it was the 10-12 year before(not much difference but slightly less compared to before).

Again my mother tongue is not as difficult like you said Korean is.For example,we call Mother as Maa and Father as Papa.So it's a kind of easy to pronounce.But definitely, they can't pronounce the difficult one as we feel nervous to pronounce some words.Right?

So yes,in my country,the average time for a baby to start talking is 12to18 month.But opinion may vary:)

At last, just watch this ad,you will definitely know about baby-talking:)

Please correct me if I'm wrong somewhere.Thank you:)

August 28, 2016
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