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At what age do you expect children to begin speaking in complete sentences?
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 2 years old
A "complete sentence" is a little different to different people, but generally we want 2 year olds to be able to say 2 words together and have them be related (doggy up!).
By 2 1/2 to 3 y we would expect them to say a more complete sentence like what most people think of (mommy, where go my lollypop?). Bilingual children may speak a little later due to the brain learning 2 words for the same thing.

In brief: 2 years old
A "complete sentence" is a little different to different people, but generally we want 2 year olds to be able to say 2 words together and have them be related (doggy up!).
By 2 1/2 to 3 y we would expect them to say a more complete sentence like what most people think of (mommy, where go my lollypop?). Bilingual children may speak a little later due to the brain learning 2 words for the same thing.
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
In brief: Possible 2 years
2 year old may make simple 2 word sentences such as "up please" or "no thank-you.
" by three years they are typically forming sentences of 3 to 4 or 6 words. Talk with your child lots and role model simple easy to understand sentences. The more words and language they are exposed too the faster they will develop their own.

In brief: Possible 2 years
2 year old may make simple 2 word sentences such as "up please" or "no thank-you.
" by three years they are typically forming sentences of 3 to 4 or 6 words. Talk with your child lots and role model simple easy to understand sentences. The more words and language they are exposed too the faster they will develop their own.
Dr. Laura Webb
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