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Running head: EFFECTS OF ORAL LANGUAGEEffects of Oral LanguageHeather HancockGrand Canyon University: ECS-4251-12-2020 1
EFFECTS OF ORAL LANGUAGEEffects of Oral LanguageOral language has a profound impact on a child’s preparedness for school and their academic success. Early exposure to letters and letter sounds is crucial. Vocabulary is a main element in Oral Language. Students must speak words and listen to the words their peers and teacher say, they must read and write words daily. Speaking, listening, reading, writing is all affected by the others and are all dependent on one another. Reading and writing depend heavily on strong oral language skills. Oral language consists of phonology, grammar, morphology, vocabulary, discourse, and pragmatics. The acquisition of these skills often begins at a young age, before students begin focusing on print-based concepts such as sound-symbol correspondence and decoding. (Lexia, 2020) Children start learning before they ever step into the classroom, the child’s parent is their first teacher, they help them navigate their first social interactions and develop social skills needed to develop oral language. Poor oral language develop can lead to problems for the child later in life with reading comprehension, learning disabilities, dyslexia or even just the ability to understand vocabulary as it pertains to a passage. There are several strategies that teachers can use in their classrooms to improve reading and writing, especially among students that may have a learning disability or be an English Language

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