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Addition
Sometimes children add vowels into a word or add syllables to a word to seperate consonants or
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Deletion
When acquiring language, children often simplify pronunciation by deleting certain sounds.
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Substitution
Where children use a easier sound rather than the one they find difficult to pronounce.
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Assimilation
When a sound is assimilated into the main body of the word. A child will not pronounce the whole
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Metathesis
Metathesis is when the sounds in a word become swapped around.
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Reduplication
The repetition of a syllable or a word.
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Consanant Cluster Reduction
This happens when a sound ina word changes to sound a bit like another sound in the word.
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Final Consonant Deletion
When a child drops the consonant at the end of a word.
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Weak Consonant Reduction
This is when children don't pronounce the unstressed syllable in a word.
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Card 2

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When acquiring language, children often simplify pronunciation by deleting certain sounds.

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Deletion

Card 3

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Where children use a easier sound rather than the one they find difficult to pronounce.

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Card 4

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When a sound is assimilated into the main body of the word. A child will not pronounce the whole

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Card 5

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Metathesis is when the sounds in a word become swapped around.

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