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Communication and Language

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Communication and Language Development
Listening and attention
Children listen attentively in a range of situation. They listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events and respond to what they hear with relevant comments, questions or actions. they give their attention to what others say and respond appropriately, while engaged in another activity.
Children follow instructions involving several ideas or actions. They answer 'how' and 'why' questions about their experiences and in response to stories or events.
Children express themselves effectively, showing awareness of listeners'' needs. They use past, present and future forms accurately when talking about events that have happened or are about to happen in the future. They develop their own narratives and explanations by connecting ideas or events.