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thin / slender / lean / narrow / slim
cold / freezing / cool / chilly
happy / glad / merry / cheerful
tired / sleepy / exhausted / worn out
big / huge / gigantic / enormous / large
like / enjoy / approve / admire
shy / timid / meek / reserved
fast / quick / speedy / rapid
small / tiny / little / mini
pretty / beautiful / gorgeous / attractive
watch / look / see / peek
angry / mad / upset / furious / annoyed
fat / plump / chubby / bulky
end / over / finale / commencement
friend / pal / buddy / sidekick
noisy / loud / rowdy / boisterous
dirty / filthy / unkempt / unclean
smart / intelligent / bright / brilliant
speak / talk / chit chat / communicate
job / chore / task / assignment
give / donate / contribute / grant
gone / missing / absent / vanished
giggle / laugh / chuckle / snicker
right / correct / accurate / exact
toss / pitch / throw / chuck
unhappy / sad / miserable / bummed out
This list of functional words was professionally selected to be the most useful for a child or adult who has difficulty with this language principle.
We encourage you to use this list when practicing at home.
Home practice will make progress toward meeting individual language goals much faster.
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are only able to see students/clients 30-60 mins (or less) per week.
This is not enough time or practice for someone to strengthen their understanding of this important language concept.
Every day that your loved one goes without practice it becomes more difficult to help them.
We know life is busy, but if you're reading this you're probably someone who cares about helping their loved one as much as you can.
Practice 5-10 minutes whenever you can, but try to do it on a consistent basis (daily).
Please, please, please use this list to practice.
It will be a great benefit to you and your loved one's progress.