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Asian Languages in Contact ( 12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL)


Leader: Helen Marriott

Not offered in 2006.

Synopsis: Communication in native situations. Japanese and other Asian language contact and language change in an Australian context. Theoretical approaches to studies of languages in contact, including network analysis, transference, code-switching and bilingualism.

Assessment: Essay (5000 words): 60% + Literature review (4000 words): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (2 seminars) per week