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Aboriginal Languages of Australia (6 points)


Leader: Dr Heather Bowe

Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: An introduction to Australian Aboriginal languages covering features of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and sociolinguistic issues including language status, bilingualism and the role of linguistics in language maintenance and revival.

Assessment: Written research assignment (2250 words): 50% + Exam (2 hours): 40% + Class participation: 10% + Third year students will be required to show a greater degree of theoretical sophistication in the research assignment.

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

Prerequisites: A first year sequence in Linguistics

Prohibitions: LIN2370

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