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  • Transcultural Communication at WorkLING90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    One outcome of the globalisation of the Australian job market is the increasing need for transcultural communication skills in both the private and public sectors. Transcultural communication typically entails interaction in which one or more of the communicators use a second or third language. S...

  • Shorter Thesis - Applied LinguisticsLING70002

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    A thesis of 20,000 - 22,000 words on an approved research project.

  • Advanced Linguistics Analysis BLING90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Advanced skill development in laboratory-based phonetics or in syntactic theory will be provided for those students who require these specialised skills for their thesis work. Advanced Linguistic Analysis A and B will be taken consecutively over one semester. These subjects are designed to ensure...

  • MorphologyLING30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Morphology is the study of word structure and word formation. We examine the nature of this area by looking at the diversity and uniformity found in the morphological systems of a wide variety of the world's languages. Theories of morphology are critically discussed and compared. We also consider...

  • Language in Aboriginal AustraliaLING20009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject develops an appreciation of the role of language in Aboriginal Australia, traditionally and today. On completion of the subject, students should have a general knowledge of the linguistic features which characterise Australian Aboriginal languages, including characteristics of gramma...

  • Grammar of EnglishLING20011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a detailed examination of the major elements of English grammar using principles of linguistic analysis. Students learn to identify and describe the main morphological and syntactic constructions in English including parts of speech, basic sentence structure, tense, aspect, clause...

  • Language, Society and CultureLING20010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines how social and cultural factors influence language, and the role language plays in structuring and representing social categories across cultures. It examines how society and language shape each other: how language represents and enables social interaction, and how social in...

  • Graduate French BFREN90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to develop French language abilities, both oral and written, for graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to learn idiomatic and formal features of the language, and apply their abilities to the analysis of a range of complex issues within the French-speaki...

  • French IV: Honours Language IFREN40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is intended primarily to foster students' writing skills, with a particular focus on academic writing. Students will analyse a range of academic texts and learn to identify and use the rhetorical features inherent to French academic discourses. In each text they will identify feature...

  • French Thesis Part 1FREN40010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A thesis on a topic approved by the French program Honours coordinator.

  • French 1FREN10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject offers students an introduction to the study of language and culture in the French Studies discipline. The subject is designed to equip students who have little or no previous study of the French language with the skills necessary to become independent language learners, and to devel...

  • French 6FREN10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN20021

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN30019

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • Romanticism to Decadence: French NovelsFREN30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will study a selection of novels from the 19th century, analysing their narrative structures, and developing an awareness of their social and political contexts. Various theories of narrative will be used to facilitate an understanding of the evolution of the French novel...

  • French 6FREN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • Japanese Thesis Part 1JAPN40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be required to write a thesis of 15,000 words on a topic approved by the supervisor. They will also be required to present a seminar paper on the results of their research.

  • Graduate Japanese BJAPN90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a language subject for graduate students in Japanese. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing and/or consultation with the students. Students will either be placed in an appropriate stream of language study; ...

  • Honours Japanese BJAPN40002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a continuation of the first semester advanced language subject for honours students in Japanese. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the subject coordinator after placement testing. 

  • Japanese 8JAPN10006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Japanese 7 and can recognise around 800 kanji characters, or those who have similar experience. It will enhance students’ academic literacy skills to conduct in-depth research related to Japan/Japanese. Students will establish advanced Japa...