Hearing and understanding
- Hears you when you call from another room.
- Hears television or radio at the same loudness level as other family members.
- Understands words for some colors, like red, blue, and green
- Understands words for some shapes, like circle and square
- Understands words for family, like brother, grandmother, and aunt
- Talks about activities at school or at friends’ homes.
- Talks about what happened during the day.
- Uses about 4 sentences at a time.
- People outside of the family usually understand child’s speech
- Answers simple “who?”, “what?”, and “where?” questions.
- Asks when and how questions.
- Says rhyming words, like hat-cat
- Uses pronouns, like I, you, me, we, and they
- Uses some plural words, like toys, birds, and buses
- Uses a lot of sentences that have 4 or more words.
- Usually talks easily without repeating syllables