Linguistic Issues in Migration (ITLN3685)


This unit of study examines the main linguistic phenomena that occur in the contact between majority and minority languages in a context of migration, using the Italo-Australian community as a case.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2x1hr seminars/week


Seminar participation (10%), 1xOral Presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 1x1500wd class test (20%), 3xTake-home assignments (equivalent to 1000wds in total) (20%), 1x2000wd final Essay (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ITLN2611 or ITLN2612 or ITLN2631 or ITLN2632 or ITLN3611 or ITLN3612 or ITLN3631



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.