Posted by Kendra on October 14, 2003 at 21:40:07:
In Reply to: Re: Questions about language development... posted by Elizabeth on October 14, 2003 at 19:31:28:
12 mos-PHONOLOGY=consonant/vowel and consonant/vowel/consonant jargon, GRAMMAR=one word stands for a whole sentence, SEMANTICS=uses 2 or more words
12-18 mos-PHONOLOGY=imitates noises and speech sounds, GRAMMAR=some begin using 2 word sentences, SEMANTICS=recognizes and points to familiar objects;learns new words almost daily
18-24-PHONOLOGY=uses p, b, m, h, t, and vowels GRAMMAR=2-3 word sentences SEMANTICS=says 10-20 words at 18 mos, but some say as many as 200 by 24 mos; understands many more
24-36 mos-PHONOLOGY=begins to use additional consonants, f, k, d, w, g, vowels 90% intellible, GRAMMER=grammatical morphemes appear:ing, s, es, ed, a, an, the, my and 's, prepositions, and auxillary verbs, SEMANTICS=recognizes names and pictures of most common objects; understands 500 words
By 3yrs, 70% of speech is intelligible, etc, etc....