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Language Development

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This lesson will define and explore Language Development.

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Tutorial

This lesson will define and explore Language Development.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Signal

    Babies can make early nonverbal interactions that mimic later verbal interactions before they learn to speak (examples: touching, smiling, gazing, early vocalization).

  • Motherese

    Parents often use a speech pattern that helps babies learn to speak in their native tongue faster. This kind of shaping includes simple phrases, high pitched vocalization and exaggerated inflections.

  • Language Development

    One of the most important events in development; closely tied to cognitive development; important to humans as social creatures.