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Shakira's one-year-old son shows off his reading skills

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's son


is certainly a fast learner.The youngster's proud mum shared a video on Facebook showing that, at the tender age of just one,

Milan is already able to read

.The video, which the

Hips Don't Lie

singer entitled '

Learning to read with mommy

/ Aprendiendo a leer con mami', shows

Shakira writing words in Spanish as Milan reads them out



Shakira, who is now

expecting a second baby boy

with her footballer fiancé

Gerard Pique

, can be overheard encouraging her son by saying "muy bien" as he says 'mama', 'papa', 'tete', 'meme' and 'agua'.Colombia-born Shakira has previously talked about how important she thinks it is to

teach children early on to help aid their development

.While most children learn to read at around the age of five or six, Shakira and Gerard are clearly keen for Milan to start on the basics as early as possible.

shakira © Photo: Getty Images
Shakira is keen for Milan to start learning to read and write from an early age

Before too long Milan will have his younger brother to play educational games with.Shakira's parents Nidia Ripoll and William Mebarak Chadid

revealed the baby's gender to HELLO!'s sister publication HOLA!

earlier this month."We're very happy," said Nidia and William. "

She's having another baby boy – a playmate for Milan

. We don't know anything about names yet."

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