Sentences and Text in Indigenous Languages (KCIL5612)


Sentences and texts are the major units of human language. This unit of study provides students with the understanding and skills to describe these longer strings of language and make generalisations about them. It also considers the relationships between the many varieties of Australian languages that occur for different purposes, in different places and at different times.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Block Mode


in-class activities (10%) and exam (30%) and between block tasks/handbook (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


KCIL5610 and KCIL5611

Additional Information

Available to students enrolled in block-mode courses only.

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.