Learning the word
Learning speech takes time. From the first baby to the first words, months, sometimes even almost a year. Here are the different stages of language development, from the first baby vocalizing to " daddy " or " mom ", as well as some tips to help your child in this conquest of words.
The Warbles, the language of the OF
If crying and attitudes are spoken in your baby’s first weeks of life, he will gradually start “warbling”. Like a little bird, it will make sounds, or more exactly of: he finds out voice. It is usually around the 3 months that “areuh” and the experiment of vowels appear.
THE FIRST BABILLAGES: THE EARLY TO WORDS
Around 6-7 months old, your little piece pronounce consonants and will start repeating the same syllables… sometimes tirelessly. You’ll be able to hear series of " ba-ba-ba-ba-ba " or " ma-ma-ma-ma " punctuated by cries of joy or movements that translate how much your little piece loves to hear her voice …
AT THE CONQUER OF FIRST WORDS FROM 10 MONTHS
After having experienced different syllables, he will learn to repeat them, by double them, then combining them: that’s where the first words appear. It’s often simple words, often used by the entourage, that baby will pronounce first. Often, by the way, his very first word is approximate: you are the one who will identify him. By saying it, you will then encourage your little one to refine his pronunciation.
TALK TO YOUR BABY SO HE CAN SPEAK
The development of communication takes place from the first few months of life, even in utero: your baby hears your words. Your voice, and your tone, but also the musicality of your language are so familiar to him when he is born. Also, get the habit of speaking at your little end, as soon as he is born: by saying the same words, over the weeks and months, it will end up instinctively combining that word means such action or activity.
TIPS TO HELP YOUR BABY IN THIS Learning
As his brain develops, the memory of the words he hears is done. He may not know how to repeat them yet, he records everything well. You can enrich his vocabulary and give him the taste of words from an early age.
- Sing her songs, especially if they have gestures.
- Read her stories: what time is more wonderful than a story read by mom or mom? The affect has its full role to play in learning, don’t forget it!
- Adjust the pronunciation of words when he skin them.
But don’t put pressure on yourself: your baby will learn to talk, whether you read him 10 stories a day or just one. It is by listening to the conversations that your little one is talking about. No stress so!
HOW TO KNOW IF MY BABY IS LATE?
The legitimate fear of every parent is that their baby will encounter a problem in his / her acquisition, especially with respect to language. Be careful, every baby is going at its own pace. Age means nothing: if some will speak early, others will speak their first words at 12 or 15 months. Don’t panic, then. It’s more your baby’s attitude that needs to cause you to worry about her development. A baby who, at a few months old, does not react when you call him and who does not or little has to question: this may, for example, be a sign of a hearing deficit. Keep an eye out while relativising!
Sign with BABY: IS THIS compatible with word learning?
Before your baby makes real sentences, you’ll have to wait. To better communicate with your little piece and understand what he wants to express, you can teach him how to sign. A method that is not inconsistent with language learning, since it would even facilitate the acquisition of language. Why don’t you try?
What a pleasure to discover these first words: encourage baby, it will give him confidence!