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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    Examples of Two-Word Utterances

    Word combinations will emerge slowly at first but will increase in speed with each new addition. The table below lists...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    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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    Characteristics of Language Development

    How early does language development begin? It begins in the womb when the fetus hears her mother’s voice and language...

    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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    The Role of Adults in Language Development

    Adults have a major role in infant and toddler language development, as demonstrated in how parents of different...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    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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    Give the Gift of Languages

    The truth is, young children learn languages easily and retain them longer if they are exposed to them early in life....

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    Creating a Supportive Environment

    A safe and comfortable environment is crucial to your child’s language development. Warm and caring relationships at...

    Source: Center for Child Well Being