Between Five and Six
Has a sentence length of 5-6 words
Has a vocabulary of around 2000 words
Defines objects by their use and can tell what objects are made of
Knows spatial relations like "on top", "behind", "far" and "near"
Knows their address
Knows common opposites like "big/little"
Understands "same" and "different"
Counts ten objects
Asks questions for information
Communicates basic wants and need
Activities to Encourage your Child's Language
Praise your child when she talks about her feelings, thoughts, hopes and fears
Comment on what you did or how you think your child feels
Sing songs, rhymes with your child
Continue to read longer stories
Talk with him as you would an adult
Look at family photos and talk to him about your family history
Listen to her when she talks to you