American English Podcast

102 - 5-Minute English: Toddlers

July 07, 2021 Shana Thompson Season 3 Episode 102
American English Podcast
102 - 5-Minute English: Toddlers
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The term "toddler" is typically used to describe a child that is between the ages of one and three, although some people consider a three-year-old up until four, also a toddler. It's the stage in a human's life when they're no longer a newborn, they're no longer an infant, so a baby, but they're also not really a kid.

The term toddler comes from the verb toddle, which means to walk with short and unsteady steps, according to Oxford Languages. For most of us, when we learn to walk well, we no longer toddle. We actually don't use the term toddle very often in English, although it does exist. 

There is much to be said about toddlers, and that's why today's 5-minute English lesson will be about this stage of development in a human's life.

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