The link below shows, in words and pictures, the first 100 words that have been provided by our local Speech and Language Department to help support early language development and provide the foundations for effective communication.
Have fun learning some of the words and remember to talk with the class teacher if you have any concerns regarding your child’s Speech and Language or would like some ideas on how to promote these important words or concepts.
Children need to hear the words lots of times before they can remember it for themselves, repetition is the key!
Explain the word
Show a picture/video
Do a related action
Make links to similar things
Describe things about the word
Use it in lots of different sentences.
Try to link it to reading stories
Use the word in conversations throughout the day
EAL parents / children: translate the words into home language and talk about their meaning in home language.