• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Australian Studies
  • Areas of interest Indigenous Australian Studies, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Gianbattista Giacon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Spring Session 2016
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Students build on the language skills and understandings they have developed in AUST6008 to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in an Indigenous Australian language, to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the relation between language, culture and society in the community of the speakers and to reflect on the place of Indigenous Australian languages in Australia.


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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

 

1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the grammar and lexicon of the Indigenous Australian language.

2. Demonstrate communicative skills allowing them to discuss some topics confidently in the Indigenous language

3. Read and understand texts in an Australian Indigenous language

4. Write texts in an Australian Indigenous language

5. Discuss socio-cultural, traditional and modern practices specific to the Indigenous Australian community speaking the language concerned.

6. Reflect on how their understanding of the structure of Indigenous Australian languages has deepened.

7. Discuss the place of Indigenous Australian languages in modern Australian society.

Other Information

For more information about Australian Indigenous Language(s) on offer in the current year, please reference information available on the School of Literature, Languages, and Linguistics website.
 
How to enrol into a course offered in a non-standard session (Summer Session, Autumn Session, Winter Session, Spring Session):
  1. Complete an Enrolment Variation Form (including the Course Code, Class number and Session).
  2. Submit the Form via email to ug.students.cass@anu.edu.au or in person to the CASS Student Office. If the course requires permission, please include an email from the Course Convenor.
  3. Submit your request as early as possible prior to the commencement of the relevant Session, allowing up to 3 weeks for processing.
  4. Please take note of the Overload Policy, which may apply if you are enrolling in a non-standard session.

If you have questions, please contacts the CASS Student Office a ug.students.cass@anu.edu.au.

Indicative Assessment

Online/tutorial exercises 30% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) 

Quizzes 20% (LO 1-3) 

Written assignment (3,000 words) 40%  (LO 1, 5, 6)

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Workload

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

To enrol in this course you must have completed AUST6008 or with permission of the convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed AUST2008.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3054
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9701 21 Nov 2016 21 Nov 2016 02 Dec 2016 19 Dec 2016 In Person N/A

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