Words & Meanings in Indigenous Languages (KCIL5611)

UNIT OF STUDY

Words are the principal vehicles for conveying meaning in most languages. This unit of study gives students a foundation in the description of meaning and the structure and function of words with particular reference to Indigenous Australian languages. It also provides students with the skills to classify words and their component parts and describe the ways in which they combine sound and meaning to make verbal communication possible.

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Classes

Block mode

Assessment

language analysis exercises (30%) and exam (30%) and learner's guide (40%).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Corequisites

KCIL5610 and KCIL5612

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