What’s Typical Talk at Primary
Poster attached which describes the stages of typical language
development, with examples of what you might see
and hear in a classroom or school environment.
Language development in the primary years steadily
builds on the solid foundations that are established
during the early years. Children’s attention, listening,
understanding, vocabulary, speech, grammar,
storytelling and conversations all develop further in
terms of skills, knowledge and complexity.
Children develop at different rates and this poster tells
you what to expect at different ages. Although it is not
an assessment, the information could help you identify
children who are not developing language skills as