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Bilingualism (12 points)


Leader: Dr Julie Bradshaw

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Language contact theory and its application in Australia; transference and code-switching; definitions of bilingualism; advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism; types and goals of bilingual education; the distribution and use of community languages in Australia; language maintenance and shift; language policy, including school language policy; field work.

Assessment: Two assignments (3000 words each): 30% each + Open-book test (4000 words): 40%

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