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Area/Catalogue
LANG 5029

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
159701

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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 Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to Pitjantjatjara culture and language as a basis for communicating effectively with Pitjantjatjara people and analysis of the colonial contact and experience for Pitjantjatjara people.

Course content

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

Textbook(s)

Eckert, P & Hudson, J 2007, Wangka Wiru: a handbook for the Pitjantjatjara language learner, Eckert & Hudson, South Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 7 hours per day x 10 days over 2 weeks
Online activities 2 hours per week x 4 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 750 words equivalent 20% n/a
Linguistics exercises 1250 words 30% n/a
Research Essay 2500 words 50% 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

School of Creative Industries
School of Creative Industries
School of Creative Industries

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