Australian Linguistics Institute

Subject 175-436 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of seminars offered in intensive mode.
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Prerequisites: 50.0 points of second/third-year linguistics subjects. In particular years, depending on the nature of the advanced topic, students may be recommended to have completed an introductory subject relevant to this topic.
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Prof Nick Evans
Subject Overview:

This is a special subject for students who wish to complete courses at the biennial Australian Linguistics Institute (ALI), organized by the Australian Linguistics Society and offering a diverse range of advanced short courses. Students must attend either two 2-week advanced level courses, or four 1-week courses (depending on how the Institute is organized). They will then select a project topic from the list provided by the ALI course presenter. On return from ALI they will complete the intensive reading and other work requirements; assessment of the resultant project will then be completed by staff of the Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Discipline.

Assessment: Written work totalling 5000 words 100% (end of semester).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have skills


Approval from the Linguistcs Honours Coordinator is required for enrolment in this subject. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census date for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject. Previously available as 175-514.

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