Key Stage 5 English Language – Language acquisition
Language acquisition resources
These resources are for the Child Language Acquisition topic included on most specifications.These will include materials for teaching a range of different ideas about CLA, and lively data of children using language in real contexts.
Language acquisition units
The specialist Teachit Language units below are now accessible on the same basis as all our other resources. Find out more here.
Tiddler talk: a unit to help explore what happens in the earlier stages of Child Language Acquisition.
Little Evie: a child language acquisition data pool to splash around in.
Dear Zoo: video data for exploring children's early reading and writing.
Technonanny: a caregiver's observations of two young children, recorded by linguist Alison Ross in her Technonanny blog.
Tom's Busy Day: activities based around three audio recordings of a 2-year-old boy called Tom.
Words to help you describe texture
Writing to inform, explain, describe
Characters and relationships
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy