Stages of speaking

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Crying
Takes place in the first few weeks of a babies life. Different cries can be identifed eg. Hunger.
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Cooing
6-8 weeeks old. The baby is dicovering their vocal chords. Sounds like "goo" are pronounced.
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Babbling
6-9 months old. Letter combinations are produced such as "ma". Reduplicated syllables are formed "mama".
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Before birth
Babies pick up on rhythms and intonations of surrounding voices.
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Phonemic expansion and contraction
Takes place during babbling stage when phoneme's are increased (phonemic expansion). Then at 9-10 months phoneme's are reduced (phonemic contraction).
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Inotonation and gesture
Occurs during babbling stage. Rising tones at the end of sentences and facail expressions develop.
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6-8 weeeks old. The baby is dicovering their vocal chords. Sounds like "goo" are pronounced.

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Cooing

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6-9 months old. Letter combinations are produced such as "ma". Reduplicated syllables are formed "mama".

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Card 4

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Babies pick up on rhythms and intonations of surrounding voices.

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Card 5

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Takes place during babbling stage when phoneme's are increased (phonemic expansion). Then at 9-10 months phoneme's are reduced (phonemic contraction).

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