Child Language Acquisition Ages & Milestones

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Joint attention
9 months
1 of 31
High amplitude sucking test
From birth --> 5-6 months
2 of 31
Conditioned headturn preference
6+ months
3 of 31
Categorical perception of /pa/ and /ba/
1 month
4 of 31
Make distinction of place of articulation
From birth
5 of 31
Strong sensitivity to recurring speech patterns
8 months
6 of 31
Preference for maternal and other ambient speech
From birth
7 of 31
Can identify contrasts in both native and non-native segments
6-8 months
8 of 31
Can only discriminate contrasts in target language
10-12 months
9 of 31
No preference for strong-weak stress patterns
6 months
10 of 31
Prefer strong-weak stress patterns
9 months
11 of 31
Treat words with mispronounced onsets as nonwords: storing words in phonetic detail
11 months
12 of 31
Intentional gestures
10 months
13 of 31
First 40-50 words
1;0-1;6
14 of 31
Possible vocabulary spurt
1;5-1;8
15 of 31
Overextension
1;6-2;6
16 of 31
Onset of babbling
6-8 months
17 of 31
Earliest attested whole object assumption
18 months
18 of 31
Sensitivity to eye gaze and gesture to provide cues to locus of referent
10 months
19 of 31
Can refer to objects with more than one lexical item
2
20 of 31
Gesture and word combinations
1;4-1;8
21 of 31
Place fillers emerge
2
22 of 31
Pass wug test
5-7
23 of 31
Overgeneralise -ed on irregular verbs
2;6
24 of 31
Start to use temporal constructions reliably
3
25 of 31
Earliest conditionals: future predictives 'If someone were to take it, I would be sad'
2;8
26 of 31
Hypothetical conditionals 'If there was a fire, he would call 999'
2;10
27 of 31
Counterfactuals
4
28 of 31
Aware that behaviour affects others
10 months
29 of 31
Can reliably distinguish requests and offers
3
30 of 31
Use verbs in the order they're presented in the input
3
31 of 31

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From birth --> 5-6 months

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High amplitude sucking test

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6+ months

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1 month

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From birth

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