Three stages of Asking Questions
Stage 1 - 18 months
- during two-word stage children start to use rising intonation to indicate question e.g. "sit me?" or "Go walk?"
Stage 2 - between the ages of two and three
- in teleographic talk, children continue to use rising intonation but now include Wh- words in the utterance e.g. "where tractor?"
- as they continue to develop they use a wider range of interrogative pronouns e.g. why, when and how
Stage 3 - From age of three upwards
children will use what's called a subject-verb inversion e.g. "can I see it?" instead of constructions like "I…