5 - 7 Years

  • At 5 - 7 years of age your child should be able to understand more complex instructions, and concepts such as first/last, same/different.

 

  • They should be able to understand most types of questions.

 

  • They should have started to understand jokes and humour.

 

  • Their grammar is usually correct in spoken sentences, but may make occasional errors.

 

  • They should be able to take part in a longer conversation: usually says things which are relevant to the conversation, and takes turns in speaking.

 

  • They should be able to tell you about an event fairly clearly.

 

  • Their speech is clear and easy to understand.