Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
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Undergraduate Level 2
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- Domestic student fee:
- $795.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,020.00 (AUD)
This unit is taught by Yolngu under the ongoing supervision of Yolngu elders and educators and is offered subject to their approval. Students will continue to develop their spelling, pronunciation and conversation in Dhuwala. In addition, students will study a translation of a variety of texts in Yolngu languages and undertake a detailed study of Gupapuyngu grammar.
You are recommended to have completed the following unit(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
- Assignment (20%)
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 (20%)
- Assignment 3 (20%)
- Assignment 4 (20%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- develop a working basic understanding of the key concepts of Yolngu life
- develop a working understanding of the Yolngu mälk and gurrutu (kinship) systems
- develop a working knowledge of the sounds, spelling and pronunciation of the Yolngu languages
- develop a working knowledge of Yolngu grammar, and ability to use 'Grammar Lessons in Gupapuyngu' as a reference tool.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Yolngu towns and homelands|
|2||Yolngu bush foods|
|4||Basket and fire making|
|5||Yolngu and missionaries|
|7||Gupapuyngu grammar of will be covered sequentially throughout the semester|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Audio/Video - Streaming
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the Unibooks website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.
This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit.
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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