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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 the importance of language acquisition in the early years and the links from this to academic achievement
  • Develop your understanding of elaborative dialogue and quality interactions
  • Explore links with phonological development
  • School-wide licence for everyone at your school
1 hour
Access For
30 Days
£99.00 + VAT

About this course

This on-demand short course costs just £99+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing 30 days access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About on-demand training' section below.

Course overview:

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


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

About on-demand training

The school-wide licence for this short course costs just £99+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this on-demand training:

  • The course will be made available to every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days.
  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team can watch the training at a time that suits them - on-demand - and will be able to pause or rewind to review sections.

How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this short course, please click one of the 'Add To Basket' buttons below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

£99.00 + VAT