At 4 years children can usually…

  • answer most questions about daily tasks
  • understand most wh-questions, including those about a story they have recently heard
  • understand some numbers
  • show an awareness that some words start or finish with the same sounds.
  • use words, such as ‘and’, ‘but’ and ‘because’, to make longer sentences
  • describe recent events, such as morning routines
  • ask lots of questions
  • use personal pronouns (e.g., he/ she, me/you) and negations (e.g., don’t/can’t)
  • count to five and name a few colours

Speech Pathology Australia. (2019) Communication Milestones. [online] Available [Accessed 29th July 2019]

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