As I understand it, it's a recognized language teaching mode of speech which results in earlier learning by the child.
Originally Posted by R.A.F.
Probably because at that age they're wired very differently.
I read a recent study showing that young children (2-3 years old) don't recognize their own voice enough to use it to adjust pronunciation, so all feedback is from other people.
Reductionist and proud of it.
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