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Supporting Oral Language Development

in a Language-Rich Environment

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Oral language is the foundation for learning to read and write, and is critical for supporting the development of children's early literacy skills. This video introduces some of the rule systems of language that children need to master to develop strong oral language skills, and stresses the important role that preschool teachers play in modeling language and providing a language-rich environment in the classroom.

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