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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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  • 11.

    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
  • 12.

    Child Development Tracker: Literacy From Age 3 to 4

    Find out what literacy milestones children aged 3 and 4 achieve, like recognizing print, forming mock words, and...

    Source: PBS Parents
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    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
  • 19.

    Child Development Tracker: Literacy From Age 4 to 5

    What's typical when it comes to preschool literacy? What can a four or five-year- old typically understand when it comes...

    Source: PBS Parents
  • 20.

    How Parents Can Help Enhance Emergent Literacy Among Preschoolers

    Encourage Parents to Engage in Oral Storytelling and Mealtime Conversations As families interact at home at the end of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall