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ITLN3685: Linguistic Issues in Migration

2023 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Italian Studies

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

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 availability

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There are no availabilities for this year.
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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