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Talk, Talk, Talk: Using Different Approaches to Talk to Develop Language Acquisition and Vocabulary

Talking to and with children is one of the most powerful tools we have as practitioners. Knowing how to communicate with children effectively, how to effectively model language we want them to acquire, and how to use questioning appropriately is incredibly important.

  • Explore links with phonological development
  • Develop your understanding of elaborative dialogue and quality interactions
  • Explore the importance of language acquisition in the early years and the links from this to academic achievement
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

Children need to learn to communicate effectively with us and with each other in order to develop skills such as collaboration and teamwork. These are skills that should be taught and practised.

This training session will:

  • Develop your understanding of different ways to talk to children at different stages of their development
  • Give practical examples of activities to use with children to support their speaking and listening skills
  • Share activities you can take away to develop children’s vocabulary



This course is appropriate for primary schools.

  • Early years practitioners
  • Early years leads
  • Staff new to the early years



If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

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This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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