What On Earth Is Decontextualised Language, and Why Is It So Important?
Early on, a child’s language is mainly based around their current environment. Conversations are usually focused on topics such as daily routines, toys, food, and familiar people. As our children grow older, however, it is important that they learn to speak about things beyond the ‘here and now’. Their language needs to allow them to speak about things that they can’t see or touch in their current environment. This type of language allows our children to learn and think, and