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KCIL5612: Sentences and Text in Indigenous Languages

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

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Indigenous Academic Units

Code KCIL5612
Academic unit Indigenous Academic Units
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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KCIL5610 and KCIL5611
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. recognise and describe relationships between words in strings of language
  • LO2. recognise and describe the basic features of sentences in Australian languages
  • LO3. account for meaning relations in strings of language
  • LO4. describe the basic features of a text, including its genre
  • LO5. demonstrate an understanding of variety in Australian languages

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive February 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive January 2020
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive January 2021
Block mode Remote
Intensive February 2022
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive February 2022
Block mode Remote
Intensive February 2023
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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