Linguistics School

We Graduated!!!

This blog is almost two months late, but our elation is just as present. On 20th November, 2009 both of us were awarded a Graduate Diploma in Language Description and Development. Hooray! We foolishly forgot to take photos of ourselves

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We Graduated!!!

This blog is almost two months late, but our elation is just as present. On 20th November, 2009 both of us were awarded a Graduate Diploma in Language Description and Development. Hooray! We foolishly forgot to take photos of ourselves

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Mayhem at Kangaroo Ground

The last six weeks have been challenging to say the least. Living in two rooms the size of U.S. jail cells is one thing. Having to share a kitchen/living room with 12 other people is another. Due to the hub of activity

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Mayhem at Kangaroo Ground

The last six weeks have been challenging to say the least. Living in two rooms the size of U.S. jail cells is one thing. Having to share a kitchen/living room with 12 other people is another. Due to the hub of activity

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Life on Campus – Semester One

Its less than 30 hours till we leave for the airport, and the last 7 days have seen us miraculously complete a Sociolinguistics essay, two Grammar exams, last year’s tax return, a stack of Orthography reading, a writers workshop, and a Phonological analysis

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Life on Campus – Semester One

Its less than 30 hours till we leave for the airport, and the last 7 days have seen us miraculously complete a Sociolinguistics essay, two Grammar exams, last year’s tax return, a stack of Orthography reading, a writers workshop, and a Phonological analysis

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Phonology Class

I’ve been working on our big Phonology assignment all afternoon – so in an attempt to avoid it, I’ll post some pictures from one of our Phonology classes… This is Bruce (best Phonology teacher ever!) and Houghton and Laura nutting

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Phonology Class

I’ve been working on our big Phonology assignment all afternoon – so in an attempt to avoid it, I’ll post some pictures from one of our Phonology classes… This is Bruce (best Phonology teacher ever!) and Houghton and Laura nutting

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Rabbit Season

This place is just infested with rabbits. Kangaroos and rabbits. They might as well call it ‘Rabbit Ground’. They are just running around everywhere. You can’t study all day every day, and we like to be as well-rounded as we

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Rabbit Season

This place is just infested with rabbits. Kangaroos and rabbits. They might as well call it ‘Rabbit Ground’. They are just running around everywhere. You can’t study all day every day, and we like to be as well-rounded as we

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We’re Wycliffe Members!

As of Friday, we’ve been accepted as life-long members of Wycliffe Australia. Hooray! After endless interviews, medical examinations, reference checking, life history details, personality profiling and scrutiny they’ve finally decided to take a chance on us and admit that we

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We’re Wycliffe Members!

As of Friday, we’ve been accepted as life-long members of Wycliffe Australia. Hooray! After endless interviews, medical examinations, reference checking, life history details, personality profiling and scrutiny they’ve finally decided to take a chance on us and admit that we

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Sociolinguistics Class

For 3 hours on a Thursday morning we learn about how social, political, economic, geographical and religious factors affect language use. Our fearless ‘socio’ teacher Joan Finlay, (who has conveniently spent a bit of time in Vanuatu and tells us all about it)..

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Sociolinguistics Class

For 3 hours on a Thursday morning we learn about how social, political, economic, geographical and religious factors affect language use. Our fearless ‘socio’ teacher Joan Finlay, (who has conveniently spent a bit of time in Vanuatu and tells us all about it)..

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Grammar Class

Oh joy!  Sometimes complex generative grammar is one of those things that you wished you didn’t know about…. This is reality for us for two hours of a Wednesday and Friday morning. Brad negotiating… A grammar tree of an otherwise

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Grammar Class

Oh joy!  Sometimes complex generative grammar is one of those things that you wished you didn’t know about…. This is reality for us for two hours of a Wednesday and Friday morning. Brad negotiating… A grammar tree of an otherwise

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Study Study Study – What’s on & overview of Summer Intensive

Now that the frenetic pace of our summer intensive is over, here’s a bit of a summary of what kept us so busy throughout January and February. Starting on January 8th – till February 20th, we undertook introductory classes in;

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Study Study Study – What’s on & overview of Summer Intensive

Now that the frenetic pace of our summer intensive is over, here’s a bit of a summary of what kept us so busy throughout January and February. Starting on January 8th – till February 20th, we undertook introductory classes in;

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Living in the Fire Zone

Last Saturday, 7th February was a day I’ll never forget. Hot as hell, dry as a bone, and ridiculously windy.. we felt like we were walking around in an oven. Seeking some relief we went to Doncaster Westfield – who’s 1000s

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Living in the Fire Zone

Last Saturday, 7th February was a day I’ll never forget. Hot as hell, dry as a bone, and ridiculously windy.. we felt like we were walking around in an oven. Seeking some relief we went to Doncaster Westfield – who’s 1000s

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