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Flashcards in Language Development Deck (8):
1

What are the INFANCY characteristics of language development ?

Makes mouth movements at 6 weeks
Responds by gurgling.
Cries to ask for food or comfort.

2

What are the 6-12 months characteristics of language development ?

Understands some words- bye bye.
Makes sounds- ba ba.
Can give an object when asked.

3

What are the 18 months characteristics of language development ?

Uses a small number of words (6-10) to communicate.
Repeats what other say.
Can follow instructions.

4

What are the 2 years characteristics of language development ?

Can link two words together.
By 2 and a half years, knows about 200 words.

5

Early childhood 3 years characteristics of language development ?

Speech is clearer.
Uses simple sentences.
Begins to ask questions.

6

Early childhood 4 years characteristics of language development ?

Speaks in sentences.
May use incorrect form of word such as 'I goed'.

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Early childhood 8 years characteristics of language development ?

Develops independent reading skills.
Uses complex sentences.
Can reason and explain.

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Adolescence 9-18 years characteristics of language development ?

Continues to develop vocabulary.
Uses language to discuss abstract ideas. E.g. Using imagination to explore new ideas.