AIF341 - Sociolinguistic Contexts of Formal Indonesian Language

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Prerequisite:

AIF242 or with permission of the Unit Chair

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class (recordings provided) per week, 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week

Content

This unit will advance students’ critical appreciation of sociocultural dimensions inherent in Indonesian language usage, with a focus on formal styles of language in particular contexts. Students will engage with formal texts on contemporary issues relevant to Indonesian society, including media texts and political discourse. Analysis will include  critique of assumptions embedded within language and communicative strategies reflected through particular aspects of language use.

Unit Fee Information

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