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  • Created by: Zoe
  • Created on: 13-04-13 10:47


Features of CDS:

  • Repetition and/or repeated sentence frames
  • a higher pitch
  • use of names rather than pronouns
  • the present tense
  • one-word utterances and/or short elliptical sentences
  • fewer verbs/ modifiers
  • concrete nouns
  • expansions and/or recasts
  • yes/no questioning
  • exaggerated pauses giving turn-taking cues
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