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Words and Meanings in Indigenous Languages - KCIL5611

Year - 2020

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.

Block mode

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

Additional information
Available to students enrolled in block-mode courses only.


KCIL5610 and KCIL5612


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive January

06 Jan 2020

Department/School: Indigenous Academic Units
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 24 Jan 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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