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Unit of study_

Multilingualism - LNGS3696

Year - 2020

This unit addresses various aspects of multilingualism, focusing on the socio-political dimension, exploring areas including languages in contact, language maintenance, shift and endangerment, language policy, and education. It aims to provide a nuanced understanding and appreciation of diversity and multilingualism, and their significance not just for linguistic study but also for policy, education, socialisation, and sustainability.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x3000wd staged multi-platform research project (50%), 1x2000wd final paper (30%), 2x500wd reflection/ impact writing (20%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in the Linguistics major


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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