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Flashcards in Child Directed Speech Deck (6):
1

Phonology - CDS

Separate phrases with pauses
Speak slowly
Exaggerate intonation
Higher pitch

2

Semantics - CDS

Restricted vocab - mainly relating to here and now
Diminutives (doggy, choo choo)
Use their name to cue them in

3

Grammar - CDS

Fewer verbs, passives, tenses and incomplete sentences
More interrogatives
Tag questions

4

Pragmatics - CDS

Warm body language
Fewer utterances per turn
Supportive and expansive language

5

Recasting

Repeating a child utterance but with correction of their mistake

6

Mean Length of Utterance

Philips (1973) 3.7 seconds when talking to a child compared to 8.4 normally