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ITLN3685: Linguistic Issues in Migration

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.

Code ITLN3685
Academic unit Italian Studies
Credit points 6
ITLN2611 or ITLN2612 or ITLN2631 or ITLN2632 or ITLN3611 or ITLN3612 or ITLN3631

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Possess a body of knowledge relevant to the field of migration linguistics and be able to evaluate different research methodologies relevant to the field
  • LO2. Acquire and evaluate new knowledge through independent research; think independently, analytically and creatively; exercise critical judgement and and critical thinking
  • LO3. Be informed and open-minded about social, cultural and linguistic diversity in Australia and elsewhere
  • LO4. Possess a high standard of oral, written and visual communication skills
  • LO5. Recognise the importance of continuing to develop oral and written communication skills in more than one language
  • LO6. Use appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.