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Language Milestones Ages 2 to 3

Language development and communication is much more than your child saying his first word to you. Language development has been happening even before your child said his first words; it has been developing in many areas such as expressive language and receptive language. To find out more about the development of language, the areas of language, and how to help your child’s language development, read the articles below.

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  • 11.

    Levels of Language Knowledge

    Knowledge of aspects of language can be categorized into three levels: linguistic, metalinguistic, and metalinguistic...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    How Children Learn to Talk

    Have you ever wondered how children learn to talk? Many people, when asked that question, respond that they do it by...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Learning the Meaning of Words

    Another important area of language development involves learning the meanings of words, a process that continues...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Characteristics of a Community of Learners

    Language is a complex system for creating meaning through socially shared conventions (Halliday, 1978). English, like...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 15.

    Language and Communication: The First Five Years

    Making Connections In the first year of life wonderful and dramatic things happen. The baby usually triples her birth...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 16.

    General Guidelines for Caregiver Interactions with Toddlers

    The toddler age begins when a child achieves walking and ends when the child is 2 ½ to 3 years old. Children in this...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Language Development in Children

    The development of oral language is one of the child's most natural--and impressive--accomplishments. This digest...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Development of Metalinguistic Skills and Awareness

    Metalinguistic abilities usually emerge after a child has mastered a linguistic form. Therefore, it is possible that a...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Importance of Play

    It is easy to forget that much of a child's language develops within the context of play with an adult or with other...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Acquisition of Sentence Forms Within Brown's Stages of Development

    Stage: Early I (MLU: 1-1.5) Age (in months): 12-22 Declarative: Agent + action; Action + object Negative: Single...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall