Course level



Humanities and Social Sciences


Languages & Cultures School




One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours




LING1000 + LING1005 and two advanced (second or third) level courses listed in the Major/Double Major in Linguistics

Assessment methods

Assignments, group presentation, take home exam.

Course coordinator

Dr Felicity Meakins

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

Not offered in 2013 This course examines one Australian Aboriginal language in some detail, comparing it with other Australian languages and with English. Topics include the phonology and grammar, the way meaning is encoded, socio-linguistic variation and linguistic behaviour, language change, working with language speakers and historical documents. Both spoken and written language sources are studied. This course may be cancelled if there are fewer than 20 enrolments.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile