Issue 11 is all about language – including; how language evolved, computer languages, non-Latin character based languages such as Korean, body & sign language, and even language among animals.
CUBiC Magazine is an A5, 48 page monthly magazine printed on 100% FSC certified paper (Forest Stewardship Council) – ideal for curious kids in the 8 to 12 age range. It is posted to you in a recyclable plastic envelope.
ISSUE 11 CONTENT
A quick introduction and a look at the non-verbal language
A word & grammar based wordsearch
How language evolved, and a quick look at the language areas of the brain
About how Latin is the root of a lot of European languages
Different languages in the world, and the most spoken – along with a maze
About letters, print, books and newspapers
How different languages use different (and sometimes funny) phrases to mean the same thing
A quick note-pad exercise to write some words & sentences in a foreign language
Rita & Jessica talk about languages
Sign language, including about Washoe the Chimp, and a table of sign-language letters
Computer languages and inary
How would you communicate if you become lost somewhere they don’t speak English
Non-Latin based languages such as Thai and Japanese
Did you know you can already speak Korean?!
Some motivational quotes about language
RIDDLE: The Tenth Translation of the Tempest
A translated wordsearch
Thinking in language and pictures
More things to think about