Children are figures who are still in the stage of development and growth. Apart from the physical aspect, but also in terms of cognitive and speaking abilities.
Not a few children who have difficulty in their development, thus making the way of speaking or mastery of the language is limited. That is why parents need to teach their children to use the correct and appropriate language.
To apply this to your child, then you as a parent can try the following important tips.
1. Familiarize children to speak properly and correctly
You must have heard the saying that you can because it’s normal. This must also be applied to children, namely through the habits they do.
Parents must be able to familiarize their children in using good and correct language. Of course, with these good habits, children can speak clearly and in accordance with linguistic rules.
2. Correcting children’s language if they are wrong in their pronunciation
Children are at an age that still needs to process all new information about various things, including language. This is what makes children may still often make mistakes, both during pronunciation, grammar, to processing vocabulary.
If a child makes a mistake in speaking, then parents must quickly correct it and provide the right example. Thus, the child will also fix it so that it doesn’t go wrong again.
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3. Don’t corner the child when he makes a mistake
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Every parent has a different character in educating and raising their children. There are those who tend to be gentle, but there are also those who seem rude and like to corner.
If you become a parent who likes to corner your child when you make a mistake, then your child will obviously be afraid of you. Because of this, the child will find it difficult to correct his grammar properly.
4. Don’t think of mispronunciations as funny or can be tolerated
One of the most common mistakes parents make is when their child makes a mistake when speaking, but finds it funny.
Sometimes examples like this also make parents allow their children to make speech errors and not be corrected.
Though the things above are something wrong and need to be corrected. Do not let these mistakes continue to carry over into adults.
5. Give appreciation to children when they speak well
As a parent, of course, you must have a good expression to respond to everything your child does. One of them is when you see your child speak properly and correctly.
Do not hesitate to give high appreciation for it. Of course, children will also get a sense of happiness and appreciation for the right things they do.
Of course, it is the responsibility of parents to ensure that their children grow and develop properly. Always teach good and positive things so that they are always carried along in their growth and development. Don’t let it go!
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