- Code AUST2008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Australian Studies
- Areas of interest Indigenous Australian Studies, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
- Academic career UGRD
- Jane Simpson
- Mode of delivery In Person
Winter Session 2014
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This course allows students to build on the language skills and understandings they have developed in AUST1001 to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in an Indigenous Australian language, and to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the relation between language, culture and society in the community of the speakers.
This course may be offered on campus or on-country (location(s) to be advised for each offering), and delivered over the course of a semester or in intensive mode. This course is available for cross-Institutional enrolment.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the grammar and lexicon of the Indigenous Australian language.
- Demonstrate communicative skills allowing them to discuss some topics confidently in the Indigenous language
- Read and understand texts in an Australian Indigenous language
- Write texts in an Australian Indigenous language
- Discuss socio-cultural, traditional and modern practices specific to the Indigenous Australian community speaking the language concerned.
- Reflect on how their understanding of Indigenous Australian languages has deepened.
Indicative AssessmentOnline/tutorial exercises 30% (LO 1, 2,3, 4, 5)
Quizzes 30% (LO 1-3)
Written assignment (2,000 words) 30% (LO 1, 5)
Reflective assignment 10% (LO 6)
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3-4 weekly contact hours (including online contact hours) and 6-7 hours per week outside classes.
In two week intensive mode there will be 4
contact hours/day and 5 hours per day outside class for the two weeks, plus 40
hours preparation for final assessment.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThese will depend on the language which is being studied.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5744||01 Jul 2014||18 Jul 2014||18 Jul 2014||30 Sep 2014||In Person||N/A|