when does a baby talk

when does a baby talk? Why is the baby talking late?

The crying when a baby was born was the first formal language expression in his life. In the beginning, he used his tongue, lips, upper jaw and any new teeth to make sounds. For the first month or two, it was "oh" and "ah". After a while, he would be able to Said some words。

4-5 months: The baby may occasionally make the first "mama" or "papa" sound. This doesn't mean that the baby can speak, mom and dad don't get excited, at this time the baby has not really connected these words with you. The true meaning of "mama and papa" cannot be understood until the baby is about 1 year old.

6-9 months: The baby can say more. When he muttered to himself or pronounced it, his mother found it interesting to listen to him. In fact, this is the baby's imitating the tone and tone of an adult, and it is also a way of learning to speak. The mother can read to the baby to encourage his babble, or talk to the baby more, let the baby imitate more, and exercise the language ability.

12-17 months: At this time, the baby can already understand the meaning of some words and can speak the words accurately. The baby will even practice changing the tone of voice. When asking questions, the baby will raise the tone and put forward a correct question sentence pattern. At this time, the baby gradually realizes the importance of speech and the powerful power of language in expressing his needs.

1 and a half to 2 years old: The baby may have as many as 200 vocabulary, most of which are nouns. The baby still can't understand how to use the first person, he will call out his name and make a request. Between 18-20 months, the baby's vocabulary learning rate is 10 or more per day. Some babies can learn a new word every one and a half hours. The mother can show the baby some novel things and tell the baby the name of the object, and the baby can quickly learn it.

2 and a half years old: The baby will begin to use "I" and "You" at first, although he is not very conscious, he is still used to calling himself by his own nickname. Between two or three years of age, the baby's vocabulary will increase to 300 words. He can connect nouns and verbs together to create simple but complete sentences, and his ability to use imperative sentences is greatly enhanced.

3 years old: The baby will be able to talk continuously, and adjust the intonation, speaking pattern, and wording according to the conversation partner. The baby can listen to his mother telling him stories and ask some lovely questions!


Why is the baby talking late

Generally speaking, a 1-year-old baby can call mom and dad and can say some simple vocabulary. However, in recent years, there have been more and more cases of developmental delay in babies. Many babies cannot speak accurately when they are more than 2 years old. Parents don’t think this is a big problem at the beginning. Long, I started to be anxious after seeing that the babies of the same age could talk to their mothers like a stream. What causes the baby to speak late?

1. The baby can't speak due to physiological reasons

Sometimes, it may be due to congenital physiological reasons that the baby cannot speak or speak late. Mother should check whether the baby’s tongue is sticky? Is there a problem with the baby’s hearing? Is the baby sick, such as cerebral palsy? If the baby cannot speak due to physiological reasons, he needs to be treated as soon as possible. Don't miss the prime time for treatment.

2. The language environment causes the baby to not speak

The language environment refers to the person who talks to the baby. If the mother only talks to the baby occasionally, or there are few other people talking to the baby; the family's accent is very mixed, dialects, English, and Mandarin are intertwined. Generally, babies who are in these three unfavorable language environments will be born later when they speak. If the language environment provided to the baby is too monotonous or too complicated, the baby will not get effective stimulation, leading to the lag in language development. Moms need to make changes immediately. They should talk to the baby more and temporarily unify the accent of the whole family so that the baby can easily understand and imitate.

3. The way of communication causes the baby to not speak

Some mothers “know” the baby too much. The baby understands the baby's meaning and satisfies her with a single gesture and gesture. This is not conducive to the baby's language training, and gradually develops the habit of using gestures instead of speaking, thereby delaying the baby's language development.

4. The baby can't speak due to psychological reasons

Some babies are obviously tired of learning to speak, so they don't cooperate. For this kind of baby, the mother even has to express understanding of any form of communication of the baby and conduct parallel communication. Otherwise, this type of baby will also reduce any communication with his mother. When there is any need, he is no longer willing to tell his mother, but to come by himself, or simply give up the need. This is very detrimental to the baby's mental health development.


The environment where babies learn to speak

1. Carry out listening and speaking training to stimulate the development of baby's language ability.

2. Let the baby learn language in childishness, such a language environment will make the baby have the desire to learn.

3. Using child-like language to talk to your baby, the baby can better understand the meaning of the mother and cooperate.

4. Use picture books for language training, which will make your baby more acceptable.

In addition, the baby's imitative ability is extremely strong. As the parents who are the first teachers of the baby to learn the language, they must set an example for the baby when speaking, and do not speak foul language or swear words to prevent the baby from learning bad "language".


The way babies learn to speak

1. Parents must have a correct attitude, don't hurt the baby's self-esteem and interest in learning, and don't be too anxious to show that he can't speak, "how stupid."

2. Provide a good language environment. Someone in the house is always talking to him. When doing housework or playing with your baby, talk to your baby from time to time and only ask him to listen. This is also useful for your baby to learn to speak. If you listen to too much, you will speak out invisibly. Ask your baby to answer some words, help him when he can't answer, and say what you want him to answer several times.

3. Start teaching one word at a time. Every day there is 20 minutes of teaching speaking time. The adult and the baby sit opposite each other, and the adult says a word, such as "flower". Let the baby look at your mouth, that is, look at your mouth shape. Encourage him to "vent his breath" again and play the "flower" sound. Praise it if you have a little expression. This is how many babies learn to speak vocabulary. But don't do it when your baby is angry and tired.

4. Read picture books with him in my free time. The baby is very interested in colorful picture books. Look at a page, talk about it, and wait for him to imitate the main word. The same story can be repeated more and more times, and the key words should be repeated more often.

5. Raise your voice and slow down when speaking to him, so that the baby can fully understand the meaning of the mother. This is of great benefit to learning to speak.

6. Ask more questions and answer by yourself, so that the baby is familiar with the question and answer. His "task" is "answer". No matter what the answer is, the mother must respond positively.

7. Try to use simple sentences and express the main meaning clearly. Don't learn compound sentences first, and learn later when you become proficient in speaking. Don't speak too long a sentence, the baby can't understand the meaning.

8. When the baby has a point of wanting to speak, praise it immediately and encourage the baby to continue talking.

9. Help your baby "make up for it". When the baby says a word to something, such as "water", the mother can tell him to "drink water" and slowly expand to "drink water". After the baby has listened too much, he will slowly learn to speak complete sentences.

10. Start teaching him to use pronouns when speaking. Such as: mother, father, grandma, grandma, etc. After the baby is two years old, teach the baby how to use "you", "I" and "he".


A little game for babies to learn to speak

The development of a baby's language ability is not only an expression in a simple sense, but also its ability to understand language. When a baby can speak simple vocabulary, it is not considered a real language. During this period, if you hear sounds such as "No", "Hello", your baby can shake his head and make babbles such as "Dad, Mom, No," and other interjections such as "Oh, ah". Own feelings. When your baby has a certain language ability, you can use simple games in life to improve his language ability. To learn in games, the baby is more acceptable and the learning efficiency is higher.

12-18 months: the stage where you can say 3-5 phrases

Babies over 1 year old have gradually learned some simple vocabulary, and can say words like "father, mother, meal". This period focuses on strengthening the baby's impression of vocabulary.

Handing toys: The baby can learn how to combine vocabulary and language while playing the toy handing game.

1. Prepare balls, toys, books and other items, then pass them to the baby in the same way, and then take them from the baby.

2. While passing the ball, the action should be explained "Mom gives you the red ball". In this way, the baby can learn the coordination of movements and language.

3. Explain the actions to your baby in as much detail as possible.

Hide-and-seek: Through the game of hide-and-seek, you can improve your baby's understanding and memory of objects.

1. Hide small things in the water cup, or hide the ball or schoolbag under the chair or table, and then ask the baby: "Where is the ball?" And tell the baby "So the ball is under the table!"

2. Through hide-and-seek games, babies can learn to use language to understand the changes in objects and places, as well as the relationship between objects and objects. >>There are reasons why babies speak late, and there are coups to teach babies to speak

18-24 months: can use several phrases to make sentences

In this period, babies have mastered the use of phrases to make sentences, and can use actions and objects to explain the meaning of a vocabulary or sentence (enhanced intuition). At the same time, it also exercised the baby's logical thinking in sentence making.

Stacking blocks: Through the game of stacking blocks, babies can master "conceptual vocabulary".

1. Prepare 3-4 blocks, and then let the baby and mother pile up the blocks together. "Wow, you piled so high!" Through this explanation, the baby can form the concept of height.

2. Arrange the blocks along a line, and then tell the baby: "These blocks are so long!" During the game, the baby can recognize the concept of length through his eyes.

Imitation: Through the imitating game, the baby can master the sounds of different objects and can make simple sentences.

1. "How does the bear call it?" "Can you imitate the frog's call?" In daily life, you should often let your baby imitate the sound of a car or truck, and then move clothes or flower pots while talking to the baby Say "Move from the living room to the balcony!"

2. When babies play games with dolls, they should also use words to express them. At this time, you should let your baby know that every action and place has its own name.

24-36 months: the stage where you can express your own experience

After your baby has mastered certain vocabulary and sentences, you can gradually improve your baby's language expression ability, starting with letting them express their feelings.

Cover your eyes to guess objects: Through the game of guessing objects, you can improve your baby's language expression ability.

1. Use baskets to store socks, belts, balls and other items.

2. Close the baby's eyes, and then let the baby grasp the items in the basket with his hands, and tell the feeling of not using real objects.

3. Soft, rough, smooth... During the game, the baby can use various words to express the sense of touch. If it's right, the baby can open his eyes and look at the object to tell the touch again.

Role-playing: By playing role-playing games, babies can learn to use different languages ​​and expressions in different situations, and develop correct language expression skills.

1. In daily life, you can often play phone games, doctor games or driver games with your baby.

2. Playing imitation games often, babies can master the names of different professions and the languages ​​applicable to the field. In the beginning, the baby can only master the name of the profession, so don't be too anxious.
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