Child Development- Language Development

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    Language Development In 1st Year

  • Recognizing Voices

    Before the end of the first month, the child can recognize their mother's voice.
  • Coo-ing

    In response to someone talking to them, the child will produce 'cooing' noises such as "ah-ah-ah" or "ooh-ooh-ooh".
  • Vocalising

    The child starts vocalising to get attention of someone.
  • Forming sounds

    By eight months, the child will start forming sounds like 'ah goo'.
  • Babbling begins/increases

    Babbling begins and increases; by year's end, infant masters sounds of own language and usually saud his or her first word.