Learning foci (interacting with others) Page Content Making meaning and expressing ideas through communicationEye contact, facial expressions, gesture, joint attention, and understanding and using spoken language. Speech soundsVocalisations, speech sounds and learning the rules of how sounds work. Concept development and vocabularyUnderstanding, using vocabulary and developing knowledge of concepts. GrammarUsing word endings for meaning, understanding and expressing longer/more complex sentences. Conversation and social skillsUsing language for social interaction. Stories and narrativeLearning about how stories work and telling your own stories. Explanations and sharing informationLearning through instructions, discussions, and recipes. Higher order languageLearning to play with language, developing inferencing, figurative language and awareness of different styles.