Can't say "r", "l" and "sh" in Chinese.
Now I help an eight-year boy to learn Chinese. Today was my first lesson. And I already have two problems.
The first problem is that he says "hǎo" like "hǎ-o". He divides these sounds. His mother said that he has such a manner - to divide sounds - in Russian too.
The second problem is that he can't say "èR", "Liù", "SHí". It's problem sounds for him in Russian and, consequently, in Chinese.
I don't know, will Chinese people understand this boy?
Are there Chinese people who have impediments?
Should I teach this boy Chinese further?