At 2 years children can usually…
- follow simple two part instructions (e.g., ‘give me the ball and the car’)
- respond to simple wh-questions, such as ‘what’ and ‘where’
- point to several body parts and pictures in books when named
- understand when an object is ‘in’ and ‘on’ something.
- say more than 50 single words
- put two words together (e.g., ‘bye teddy’, ‘no ball’)
- use their tone of voice to ask a question (e.g.,‘teddy go?’)
- say ‘no’ when they do not want something
- use most vowel sounds and a variety of consonants (m, n, p, b, k, g, h, w, t, d)
- start to use ‘mine’ and ‘my’.
Speech Pathology Australia. (2019) Communication Milestones. [online] Available https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au [Accessed 29th July 2019]