ALM5230 - Bilingualism
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Dr Anna Margetts
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.
Two assignments (3000 words each): 60%