Supporting oral language learning in young children
This chapter acknowledges the importance of oral language development for young children and the critical role educators play in supporting children’s communication skills. The components of oral language are explained and some of the ways educators can make a positive difference to enhance children’s communication are discussed. Evidence-informed insights shared in this chapter will equip educators with useful insights into how to deepen their understanding of children’s oral language development, along with ways practice can be strengthened.
Early childhood education, Young children, Oral language, Language acquisition, Communication skills
Early Childhood Education | Language and Literacy Education
Paatsch, Louise and Nolan, Andrea, "Supporting oral language learning in young children" (2020). Strong Foundations. 11.