#SLTLearn

Watch the webinars 

We have taken part in Pearson's #SLTLearn for the last two years. Pearson has made the slides and recordings of these webinars available via their website, links below:

2016 - How children learn words and how we can support the early stages of language acquisition, Prof Padraic Monaghan

2015 - Painting a more detailed picture of children's early language development, Prof Julian Pine

Comprehension and Elicitation Resources

Here are some comprehension and elicitation resources to support SLTs, taken from Prof Julian Pine's 2015 #SLTLearn webinar. 

Passives

This checklist and accompanying animations can be used to test a child's understanding of passives:

Wh-questions

This test, using puppets, tests a child's understanding of Wh-questions:

Third Person Singular

This checklist and accompanying animations can be used to test a child's understanding of 3rd person singular verb forms:

Word Order 

This activity and accompanying animations tests a child's understanding of word order using novel verbs. It can also be used to check a child's understanding of passives.

Past Tense Verbs

There are also resources available to elicit PAST TENSE VERBS from a separate ESRC-funded project led by Dr Anna Theakston.

If you have any problems accessing any of these files, please contact our Centre Manager, Helen Allwood, who will be happy to help you.