Pitjantjatjara Language Summer School Email Us

Presented by the University of South Australia’s School of Communication, International Studies & Languages.

The Pitjantjatjara Language Summer School will benefit people who have contact with Pitjantjatjara people in the course of their work. People completing the Summer School should be able to enter into elementary conversations with Pitjantjatjara people. There will also be historical and cross-cultural information within the curriculum.

Consisting of oral practice, elementary vocabulary, basic grammar and written exercises the School will be conducted with sessions of role play with an emphasis on oral fluency, small group sessions for revision and practice or oral language and grammar sessions. It will provide structures on which students can build further progress in the language.

Our Course Coordinator will deliver this two week program with the assistance of five traditional tutors from the APY Lands and northern parts of South Australia. The tutors, who come from communities such as Umuwa, Ernabella and Amata will work with small groups of participants throughout the course and will provide first-hand knowledge of the Pitjantjatjara language and culture from a Traditional Aboriginal perspective.

By the end of the course the students will be:

Further Enquiries:

School of Communication, International Studies and Languages
Ph: (08) 8302 4888
Fax: (08) 8302 4745
Email: CILTeaching@unisa.edu.au


: 08-Jan-2018
: 19-Jan-2018
: Arna.Eyers-White@unisa.edu.au
: +61 8 8302 4607
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