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JAL4140 - Asian Languages in Contact

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Helen Marriott


Not offered in 2007


Communication in native situations. Japanese and other Asian language contact and language change in an Australian context. Theoretical approaches to studies of languages in contact, including network analysis, transference, code-switching and bilingualism.


Essay (5000 words): 60%
Literature review (4000 words): 40%

Contact hours

2 hours (2 seminars) per week