How Communication Changes Each On A Child 's Age

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1. Discuss how communication changes depending on a child’s age. According to Communication Skills (Skills You Need, 2015) “Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place to another, whether this be vocally (using voice), written (using printed or digital media such as books, magazines, websites or emails), visually (using logos, maps, charts or graphs) or non-verbally (using body language, gestures and the tone and pitch of voice).” Communication depends greatly on a child’s level of development and the type of communication they are able to participate in and children’s delivery of it. From making babbling sound that eventually progress to single word, to two word and eventually to multi-word stage, (About…show more content…
They will understand basic instruction like “Eat your food” and will use “mine” to indicate possession of objects. Family members will be able to understand them properly at the age of 2 to 3 and would be able to describe the events that happen during the day. Children age 3 to 6 years old begin to talk in full sentences and begin to learn and use proper grammar and expression. At this age range, children are still learning to tell stories and recall information in correct order. Meaning they can narrate events, by using past and present tense and plurals. They are able to follow series of about 2 to 4 direction and can learn and sing songs and rhymes, enjoy listening to stories and remember with some accuracy. Children would start asking questions about, how, when and why things happen and even talk about imaginary and future things at this age range, (About Education, 2015). When children reach the age of 6 to 12 years old, communication becomes more efficient and some communicate like adult. They becomes very inquisitive and many ask questions, remember and relate to experiences and stories. They can also express their preferences, concern and needs to others. They start to be more independent, but struggle to make good choices and exercising self-discipline. At this age of 12 to 18 years old, children start to need more detailed and deeper communications. This is because, they
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