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Factors that Influence Language Development

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Factors that Influence Language Development

Judith Johnston, Ph.D., School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia .
Published online 05-24-06 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development

Learning to talk is one of the most visible and important achievements of early childhood. In a matter of months, and without explicit teaching, toddlers move from hesitant single words to fluent sentences, and from a small vocabulary to one that is growing by six new words a day. New language tools mean new opportunities for social understanding, for learning about the world, and for sharing experiences, pleasures and needs.

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