Stages of Child Language Acquisition

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  • Created on: 02-05-17 23:52
What is the first stage in grammatical development?
The One-Word/Holophrastic Stage
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What happens in this stage?
The child is about 12-18 months old and begins to speak it's first words like 'Mummy' and 'Milk'. Often, one word will appear conjoined as two words 'allgone'. They perform one word utterances in this stage
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What is the second stage of grammatical development?
The Two-Word Stage
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What happens in this stage?
The baby is about 18 months old and begins to use two word utterances such 'Jenny is sleeping' or 'Suzy is drinking juices'. They focus on key words but often miss out key elements such as prepositions, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions and articles
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The child is about 12-18 months old and begins to speak it's first words like 'Mummy' and 'Milk'. Often, one word will appear conjoined as two words 'allgone'. They perform one word utterances in this stage

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