Language Skills in Children: Development, Definition & Types

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Which of the following is a step in the development of language?

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1. A child should be able to recognize a parent's voice by what age?

2. A child should be able to imitate spoken words by what age?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of language skill development. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the steps involved in the development of language as well as knowing when a child should be able to recognize a parent's voice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Steps in the development of language
  • When a child recognizes a parent's voice
  • Age at which a child can usually imitate spoken words
  • Child's age when obtaining a vocabulary of 450 words
  • Time when a child can use spatial relations

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps in language skill development
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding at which ages certain language skills have usually been developed and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related language skill development in early childhood lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about how language skills are developed, review the corresponding lesson called Language Skills in Children: Development, Definition & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe what language skill development involves
  • Understand the three step process a child goes through
  • Identify the most important timeframe involved in language development
  • Know the specific milestones in a child's comprehension of language
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