The relationship between language and culture for Sherpa speakers
Lauren Gawne writes:
Given that the average PhD thesis would take a full day to read aloud, it’s no mean feat for a research student to distill the importance of their work into just a couple of minutes. That is what University of Melbourne research student Sara Ciesielski has done in this two minute animated video:
Research like Sara’s is important because it shows that there is more than one way to raise a child to speak a language and that there are so many other factors as well.
(In the interest of full disclosure, Sara and I are both based at the University of Melbourne, both work in Nepal and both enjoy sari shopping).