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Category: Speaking 30-50m  

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Abbreviation: CL-S 30-50m

See also: Early Years Scale (EYFS) descriptions. Category lists.


•Beginning to use more complex sentences to link thoughts (e.g. using and, because). •Can retell a simple past event in correct order (e.g. went down slide, hurt finger). •Uses talk to connect ideas, explain what is happening and anticipate what might happen next, recall and relive past experiences. •Questions why things happen and gives explanations. Asks e.g. who, what, when, how. •Uses a range of tenses (e.g. play, playing, will play, played). •Uses intonation, rhythm and phrasing to make the meaning clear to others. •Uses vocabulary focused on objects and people that are of particular importance to them. •Builds up vocabulary that reflects the breadth of their experiences. •Uses talk in pretending that objects stand for something else in play, e,g, ‘This box is my castle.’

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