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Area/Catalogue
LANG 2031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106079

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To introduce students to the practical aspects of Pitjantjatjara language and culture as a basis for communicating effectively with Pitjantjatjara people.

Course content

Students will develop a basic understanding and knowledge of Pitjantjatjara language and culture through the study of the Pitjantjatjara language, the study of Aboriginal languages, the concept of Ngapartji and reciprocal exchange, the process of learning Aboriginal languages, the interface with English languages, exploration of the Pitjantjatjara language source materials – vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and translation, and interaction with fluent speakers.

Textbook(s)

Eckert, P & Hudson, J 2010, Wangka Wiru: a handbook for the Pitjantjatjara language learner, Eckert & Hudson, SA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 7 hours per day x 10 days over 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Dialogue role plays 1000 words equivalent 30% N/A
Linguistics exercises 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 2000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Mr Dan Bleby
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School of Education

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