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Normal Children Age - Language Level

Dr. Murli Singh 90% (221 ratings)
D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi  •  19 years experience
Normal Children Age - Language Level

Age language level 

1. 2-3 months

Cries differently in different circumstances; coos in response to you

2. 3-4 months

Babbles randomly

3. 5-6 months

Babbles rhythmically

4. 6-11 months

Babbles in imitation of real speech, with expression

5. 12 months

Says 1-2 words; recognizes name; imitates familiar sounds; understands simple instructions

6. 18 months

Uses 5-20 words, including names

7. Between 1 and 2 years

Says 2-word sentences; vocabulary is growing; waves goodbye; makes “sounds” of familiar animals; uses words (like “more”) to make wants known; understands “no”

8. Between 2 and 3 years

Identifies body parts; calls self “me” instead of name; combines nouns and verbs; has a 450 word vocabulary; uses short sentences; matches 3-4 colors, knows big and little; likes to hear same story repeated; forms some plurals

9. Between 3 and 4 years

Can tell a story; sentence length of 4-5 words; vocabulary of about 1000 words; knows last name, name of street, several nursery rhymes

10. Between 4 and 5 years

Sentence length of 4-5 words; uses past tense; vocabulary of about 1500 words; identifies colors, shapes; asks many questions like “why?” and “who?”

11. Between 5 and 6 years

Sentence length of 5-6 words; vocabulary of about 2000 words; can tell you what objects are made of; knows spatial relations (like “on top” and “far”); knows address; understands same and different; identifies a penny, nickel and dime; counts ten things; knows right and left hand; uses all types of sentences.

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