Phonological Development

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The article’s purpose was to provide normative data for phonological development of British-English speaking children. The article focused on two aspects of speech development: the age of acquisition of sounds such a phonetic acquisition and the age in which error patterns stopped. In addition, this article discussed the effects that age, socioeconomic status and gender may have on speech sound development. The authors hypothesized that girls would display higher levels of phonological accuracy as compared to boys and that children from higher socio-economic families would have higher levels of phonological skills than children from low socio-economic families. It was also hypothesized that phonological skills should develop with age, that

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