Language Stages

Language Stage Beginner

Talking with single words and short phrases: During the early part of this level, your child will use primarily single words, which will be used to direct activities, request, and label. When their vocabulary has grown to about 50 to 75 words, most children start producing some short phrases, consisting of two or three words.

Words in Vocabulary Length or Phrase or Sentence Examples of Words
Up to 200 words Single words to 2-3 word phrases stop, go, that, want more, need help, want drink juice

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