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The Power of Turn-taking: How Back-and-forth Interactions Help Children Learn Language

Just how powerful are back-and-forth conversations for a child’s language learning? Well, new evidence shows that back-and-forth interactions between an adult and […]

Just how powerful are back-and-forth conversations for a child’s language learning? Well, new evidence shows that back-and-forth interactions between an adult and a child actually change a child’s brain and lead to better language outcomes. In this video, The Hanen Centre’s Executive Director, Elaine Weitzman, talks about what the most recent research says about the power of high-quality interactions, and describes the critical ingredients that make these interactions possible.

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