The first thing to do is to look at the Words Up key messages

And here are some great ideas to encourage children to talk and develop their language

Bear in mind that some children are happier than others to speak.  Here is some guidance on how to help children who are reluctant to speak

And click below for ideas to help with

Learning more words to say

Expressing wants and needsExpression

Putting more words together

Helping with speech sounds

Modelling clear speech

Helping preschool children with stammering

Taking turns in a conversation

Remembering words

For additional information about language development in Gaelic medium settings, please click here