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  • Knows the names of familiar animals
  • Can use at least four prepositions or can demonstrate his/her understanding of their meaning when given commands
  • Names common objects in picture books or magazines
  • Knows one or more colors
  • Can repeat 4 digits when they are given slowly
  • Can usually repeat four syllable words
  • Often indulges in make believe
  • Talks about activities he/she is doing
  • Understands such concepts as longer and larger when they are shown in contrast
  • Readily follows simple commands like “go get the ball” when the ball is not in sight
  • Can use descriptive words spontaneously
  • Can count to ten
  • Speech should be completely intelligible in spite of articulation problems