Language Milestones Ages 3 to 5

Wondering if your child is on track with respect to language acquisition? Relax. We've got you covered with information on language developmental milestones for three-, four-, and five-year-olds and suggestions for play and activities that encourage your child to build vocabulary and conversation skills.

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    Summary of Comprehension of Locational and Temporal Relationships

    Temporal terms such as when, before, since, and while can convey information on the order, duration, and simultaneity of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    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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    Development of Pronouns

    Learning the English pronominal system is a very complex process. This table offers the general order of pronoun...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Guiding Young Children in Verbal Communication

    Verbal communication is another important element of child guidance. The words we use as adults strongly influence the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    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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    Language Development in Preschoolers

    For three-, four-, and five-year-olds, it is a time of immense growth in language. Vocabulary is expanding, and 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