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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.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    A Continuum for Language Development

    Babies have fun making noises. They experiment with the range of sounds they can produce, from coos and gurgles to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Stages of Oral Language Development

    From birth on, children begin to learn about their environments and to communicate with family members. What they are...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    Stages of Language Development

    Sounds From birth infants make and respond to many sounds. Crying, gurgling, and cooing are important first steps in...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    Helping Families Facilitate Language and Literacy Development

    Collin (1992, p. 2) refers to the parents’ nurturing role in their child’s literacy development as “planting the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Language Play and Language Development

    There is a strong relationship between language and make-believe play. Both language and symbolic play involve the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 20.

    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