Observe the infant when the parent begins to talk.
No elicitation needed. Just conversation.
The infant’s head turns toward the sound of the mother’s voice.
The ability to differentiate voices and sounds is important. Recognition of parents is important for attachment. Children can hear the variation in the sounds of a different language that they are used to hearing. Infants can learn more than one language, but differentiation across people is helpful (e.g., one adult speaks one language, another adult speaks another)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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