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