Indigenous Languages Top End Intensive –

Spend a week learning about the languages of Australia’s First Peoples.

Charles Darwin University is working in collaboration with the Australian National University,  Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education and the NT Department of Education to offer the Indigenous Languages ‘Top End Intensive’ in Darwin in February 2020.

Where: Charles Darwin University, Casuarina campus (Darwin)

When: 10-14 February 2020

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Units available

Linguistics for Indigenous Languages

This is an introduction to the scientific study of language through a focus on Australia’s Indigenous languages. You will gain an introductory understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of linguistics and how languages work, including sound production and sound systems, parts of speech, grammatical relations in words and sentences, and meaning.

This forms part of the INL100 unit Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 1 accredited through CDU/Batchelor Institute.

Enrolment Options

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Travel scholarships available for Indigenous language workers – APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Courses subject to change depending on enrolments

Australian Indigenous Languages Institute Gamilaraay intensive course

AILI Gamilaraay class January 2019


The Australian Indigenous Languages Institute is a collaborative project between the Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education to support Indigenous language development in Australia.

We acknowledge support from the NT Department of Education for the February intensive course.

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