Talking together tips

Talking together tips
January 15, 2016 mg_tlc

5 Top tips for talking to your child:

  • Name objects your child points to, this helps them to understand and connect words to the things they see
  • Help your child to build up their sentences by adding new words e.g. a fast red car
  • Try not to correct your child if they get a word wrong. Acknowledge their efforts and give them a chance to hear the word clearly e.g. Joe says ‘og’ and Daddy says ‘yes its a dog’ 
  • Give your child lots of time to respond to you, they are learning a new language and need ‘thinking time’
  • Avoid asking too many questions, this can put them under pressure
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