Quiz: How does children's language develop?

Every child is different and will develop skills in their own time. Some may be quicker at physical things like crawling, whilst others are chatterboxes from very early on.

However, there are some recognised key language learning milestones that children usually follow, as described by the children's communication charity, I CAN.

These are set out in the quiz below - can you work out the likely age of each child based on their language skills?

For a full breakdown of the expected speech development timeline, visit Talking Point from I CAN.

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