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Flashcards in Stages Of Spoken Development Deck (11):
1

When does the cooing stage occur?

Between 6 and 8 weeks old

2

What are the features of the cooing stage?

Experimentation of sounds using tongue and lips
Vowels e.g. /u/ and /a/
Link these to produce extended sounds e.g. /ooo/

3

When does the babbling stage begin?

Between 3-4 months

4

What are the features of the babbling stage?

Contains elements of speech that are later important
Rising/falling intonations
Use plosives and start to use bi-labials
C+v sequences
Cluster reduction

5

When do a child's first words start to form and how?

10-15 months, reduplication

6

What can a child do by one year?

Recognise sounds

7

When does the holophrastic stage occur?

12-18 months

8

What are the main features of the holophrastic stage?

Single word phrases which could give multiple meanings
E.g. 'water' = 'There is water', 'I want water'

9

How long does the telegraphic stage last?

24-36 months

10

What are the features of the telegraphic stage?

Telegraphic utterances = condensed forms of sentence structure without function words
Use non-standard declaritives
Omission of closed class lexemes

11

When is the post-telegraphic stage?

After the telegraphic stage, last stage