Units of Study

LNGS3696 - Bilingualism

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Loy Lising


The majority of the world's population are bi- or multilingual. Even so, monolingualism often gets treated as the norm. This unit explores individual and societal aspects of bilingualism, which will be defined broadly as the use of two or more languages on a regular basis.


3x2000wd assignments (100%)


2x1-hr lectures/week


Credit average in 18 Senior credit points which may be comprised of Linguistics units and foreign language units (French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, German, Latin, Modern Greek, Ancient Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Korean, Thai, Yiddish, Hebrew, Syriac,Aramaic, Sanskrit, Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse). Other language units require department permission.



Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.


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