Speech 2 to 3 years

During the third year, the structure of sentences will become more complicated and your child will start to fit whole phrases together. She’ll begin to understand and use negatives beyond a simple “no” and “not.” She will also start to phrase words so that they make a question and not just put “why” in front. For the first time, she will begin to fully appreciate the relationship between one object and another. She’ll start to use adjectives–big, small, fat, thin–and then comparative adjectives–bigger, smaller, fatter, thinner. She’ll understand and start to use words that imply spatial relationships–this, here, that, there, and will learn the relationship between “I” and “my,” “you,” and “yours.” She’ll also learn how to ...

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