Child Language Development Key Features

  • Created by: G-Hobbs
  • Created on: 02-05-18 10:45
Reduplication
Words characterised by repeated syllables e.g. moo moo, baa baa
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Diminuitives
Reducing the scale of an object by adding an additional suffix to the end of a word to change the way it is pronounced e.g. doggie
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Deletion
removing a particular sound within a word e.g. tephone for telephone
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Substitution
replacing one sound for another that is easier to pronounce
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Over extension
a word used to cover more things that have similar properties e.g. calling an apple an orange because it is round
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Under extension
seeing a real banana on a plate and calling it by the right name but not doing a the same to a bunch of bananas or a banana in a book
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Virtuous Errors
making a grammatical mistake because it is the logical answer
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CDS
Child Directed Speech - used by the caregiver when communicating with the child
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Key features of CDS
higher pitch, longer and more frequent pauses, slower and clearer speech, repetition, grammatically simple sentences, recasting, more questions, nouns not pronouns, diminuitives, expansion, mitigated imperatives
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Card 2

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Reducing the scale of an object by adding an additional suffix to the end of a word to change the way it is pronounced e.g. doggie

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Diminuitives

Card 3

Front

removing a particular sound within a word e.g. tephone for telephone

Back

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Card 4

Front

replacing one sound for another that is easier to pronounce

Back

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Card 5

Front

a word used to cover more things that have similar properties e.g. calling an apple an orange because it is round

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