Expressive and Receptive Language

  • What is Receptive Language?

    Receptive Language is the student's ability to understand words and language.

    This includes the students ability to comprehend sentences, word classes and follow directions.


    What is Expressive Language?

    Expressive Language is the student's ability to use words and language.

    This includes the students ability to use appropriate word structure (grammar) and vocabulary, formulate age appropriate sentences and recall sentences.