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Teaching Indigenous languages at universities

Giacon, John; Simpson, Jane

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Very few universities in Australia offer courses in Indigenous languages. We discuss the three main types on offer: L1 courses aimed at first language speakers of an Indigenous language, L2 FL courses aimed at Indigenous and non-Indigenous people wanting to learn on Indigenous language which is still spoken by children, and L2 revival courses aimed at Indigenous and non-Indigenous people wanting to learn an Indigenous language that is being revived or restored. We describe the needs and hurdles...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60722
Source: Proceedings of Inaugural LCNAU Colloquium

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