Dog eats man: Other cultures, other languages

Our fifth article in Nursery World Magazine's communication and language series has been published. 'Dog eats man' written by Prof Elena Lieven, describes how different language rules and cultural attitudes to how children learn provide some valuable insights for practitioners working with bilingual children.She discusses what's the same across the world and what's different in terms of child-rearing and language learning. Read the full open access article (PDF opens in new window).

LuCiD researchers have been invited to write these articles as part of the learning and development series for Nursery World Magazine.  Each article will focus on a different aspect of child language and communicative development linked to LuCiD's research themesThe articles will be published monthly from July to November 2015. Find out more about all of our upcoming articles.

Nursery World Magazine is a fortnightly subscription-only magazine available in print and online. 


Comments (2)

  • Kay Woods Avatar

    Kay Woods

    I read your article in Nursery World and I thought it was fascinating. I had never thought of the way that language actually moulds the way we think before. Thanks

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    LuCiD (Admin)

    Thanks Kay! Glad you found the article fascinating. We'll be posting a short film of a talk on this subject onto our website soon, so watch this space. Helen LuCiD Centre Manager

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