Nourishing Language Development in Early Childhood


Using vignettes filmed at an exemplary children's center, students are introduced to the vocabulary of language studies. Dr. Honig describes the development of spoken language in infancy, toddlerhood and early childhood. She details strategies caregivers should use to nourish language development during the early stages of language acquisition.

The video abounds with excellent examples of adults interacting verbally with children, illustrating Dr. Honig's ardent belief in the importance of language to the intellectual, social and emotional development of young children.