Every child develops at his own
unique speed. These are general
milestones associated with how they
develop language skills.
2 to 3 months
This is when your baby may start
making cooing sounds. Encourage
early beginnings of language by
looking at her, smiling and repeating
6 to 18 months
Your baby is really starting to use
language, and babbling sounds, like
Children’s first true words often
come around 12 months and are
about someone important to them
can understand more language than
they can express, but by 18 months
they will likely be able to say 10 to
18 months to 2 years
Your little one is quickly learning lots
of new words. He may be able to ask
and answer simple questions, as well.
Sentences are short, two or three
words, but easy to understand.
2 to 3 years
Your child’s sentences are getting
longer (four to five words, or more)
and they are more grammatically
correct. Your toddler might start
using plurals, pronouns and articles,
correctly. At this point, you can hold
short conversations with your child.
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