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Chatting with mum – Linguistic stage

A two way conversation between mum and child that demonstrates the emergence of the linguistic stage. Observe the high level of understanding that the one year old has of what Mum talks about. Also, observe how the child uses one - two word sentences in response and occasional utterances. See how Mum supports the development of language and speech during an everyday scenario at home.

Good for looking at

  • Speech, language and communication
  • Effective adult support
  • Parents


  • How and what is the child attempting to communicate?
  • How does the Mum respond and support the child’s attempts at communicating?