Bobby reads a book (language comprehension)
In this book, Bobby is given a variety of tasks. The book’s focus is making sure that the child understands the content and the message of the story.
Mr. Larsen says, “Bobby, can you hand me the book with the dog on the cover?”.
Which book should Bobby give to Mr. Larsen?
· The book with the dog on the cover?
· The book with the apple on the cover?
Bobby uses language sounds (pronunciation)
In this book, we meet Bobby in typical day-to-day situations. The book’s focus is the importance of putting emphasis on the specific language sounds.
Bobby bathes in the bathtub.
Bobby plays with the bubbles and his boat
Bobby loves to burst the bubbles and battle with his boat
Bobby shows us what he wants (communicative strategies)
In this book, we see how Bobby handles different day-to-day situations. Through Bobby’s words, feelings and gesticulations, the book’s focus becomes conversation and joint attention.
Bobby wants to play with the ball that Aia has. He’s waiting for Aia to finish, and it becomes his turn to play with the ball.
Look. Bobby is waiting for his turn.
Sometimes, it’s too hard for Bobby to wait. He therefore takes the ball from Aia. “That’s MINE”, Bobby yells. Aia starts crying.
Look. Aia is crying because Bobby took the ball. It wasn’t Bobby’s turn yet.