Select Page
Supporting development of abstract and higher level language

What can I do to help?

Use short simple sentences; Break down longer sentences into chunks e.g. instead of saying “after you’ve hung your coat on the peg go and put your lunch box away and then come and sit on the carpet” They say “hang your coat up. Put your lunch...
Supporting development of abstract and higher level language

Understanding Language

Children may have difficulty understanding spoken language both at home and in the class. Things to look for; Difficulty following instructions, they may appear to understand but carry out either half the instruction or not at all. They may become angry if questioned...
Supporting development of abstract and higher level language

Play and Interaction

Play continues to be crucial to support on-going language and communication development at this age. Role play involves using imagination, where children are able to pretend to be somebody or something else. They copy and practice words they have heard others say...
en English
X