International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018 | Rating: 6.4 / 10

Language Development of 3-6 Year Old Children

ASL Sowmya [2] | E. Manjuvani [6]

Abstract: The present research paper aimed to study the language development of preschool children. The sample for the study comprised of 50 preschool children from 3 to 6 year old age group selected randomly from different preschools of Hyderabad. Gesell Language Development Tests - Modified Indian Version tool was administered on the sample to assess their language development. The analysis has indicated that preschool children scored higher in the following directions aspect than following propositions. Majority of the children were able to tell their name, age, sex, address and distinguish AM, PM, Left, Right and their body parts. Girls scored slightly higher than boys in language tests and children of working mothers scored higher compared to children of non-working mothers.

Keywords: Language development, Preschool children, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Early childhood

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 12 - 16

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