Where can I find out more about language teacher training?

University of Sydney (n.d.). Master of Indigenous Languages Education. Available at https://www.sydney.edu.au/courses/courses/pc/master-of-indigenous-languages-education.html

Hobson, J. (2011).
How do you teach a language with no teachers?, Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC): Strategies for moving forward. University of Hawai’i, Manoa, February 11-13, 2011. Available at http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/5211

Hobson, J. (2008). Training Teachers for Indigenous Languages Education: What’s Happening Overseas?. In R. Amery & J. Nash (Eds.) Warra wiltaniappendi Strengthening languages: Proceedings of the inaugural Indigenous languages conference (ILC) 2007. University of Adelaide, South Australia, 25-27 September 2007. Available at http://www.indigoz.com.au/hobson/HobsonILC2007.pdf

Hobson J. (2006). Who will teach our languages?. In N. Parbury & R. Craven (Eds.) Aboriginal studies: Making the connections. Collected Papers of the 12th national ASA conference (pp. 166–174). Bankstown, 2-3 November 2006. Available at http://www.indigoz.com.au/hobson/HobsonASA2006.pdf

Where can I find out more about teaching Australian languages?

First Languages. (n.d.). Resources for educators. Available at https://firstlanguages.org.au/resources/educators

Our Languages (n.d.). Resources: Education. Available at https://ourlanguages.org.au/category/resources/education/

Walsh, M. (2003). Teaching NSW's Indigenous languages: Lessons from elsewhere. Sydney: Board of Studies NSW.
Available at https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/k-10/understanding-the-curriculum/syllabuses-a-z

Indigenous Languages Education @ Sydney (Facebook group). https://www.facebook.com/groups/ileas/

Where can I find out more about language teaching?

Brown, H.D. (2007). Teaching by principles: An interactive approach to language pedagogy. 3rd ed. NY: Pearson Education. Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/10676223?q&versionId=46259594

Hinton, L. (2003). How to teach when the teacher isn't fluent. In J. Reyhner, O. Trujillo, R. Carrasco & L. Lockard. (Eds.). Nurturing Native languages. Northern Arizona University Press. Available at http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/NNL/NNL_6.pdf

Hinton, L. Teaching and learning colloquium: teaching and learning a moribund language [22 mins]. 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, 12 – 17 March 2009. Audio file available at http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/5150

Hinton, L., Vera, M., & Steele, N. (2002). How to keep your language alive: a commonsense approach to one-on-one language learning. Berkeley, California: Heyday Books. Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/32863881?q&versionId=40158347

Klippel, F. (1993). Keep talking: Communicative fluency activities for language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Richards, J. C. (2008). Teaching listening and speaking: From theory to practice. Practice (pp. 1-37). Cambridge University Press.
Available at https://www.professorjackrichards.com/wp-content/uploads/teaching-listening-and-speaking-from-theory-to-practice.pdf

Scarino, A. & Liddicoat, A.J. (2009). Teaching and learning languages: A guide. Carlton Victoria: Curriculum Corporation.
Available at https://tllg.unisa.edu.au/the-guide.html

Where can I find out more about programming and assessment?

Board of Studies NSW. (2003a). Aboriginal languages K – 10 syllabus. Sydney: Board of Studies NSW. Available at https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/k-10/learning-areas/languages/aboriginal-languages-K-10-syllabus

Board of Studies NSW. (2003b). Aboriginal languages: Advice on programming and assessment for Stages 4 and 5. Sydney: Board of Studies NSW.
Available at https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/k-10/learning-areas/languages/aboriginal-languages-K-10-syllabus

Board of Studies NSW. (2004). Winangaylanha dhayn-gu gaay: Understanding Aboriginal languages. [CD ROM]. Sydney: Board of Studies NSW. Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/11823566?q&versionId=13930668+20915224

Where can I find out more about language revival?

Amery, R. (2000). Warrabarna Kaurna! Reclaiming an Australian language. Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger. Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/35504089?q&versionId=44169075

Holding our tongues (55 minutes) broadcast on 8 March 2009 on ABC Radio National’s Hindsight program. Audio file and transcript available at

Hinton, L. & K. Hale (Eds.). (2001). The green book of language revitalization in practice. San Diego: Academic Press. Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/16641905

Hinton, L. Language revitalization at home. Plenary presentation at the 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, 12 – 17 March 2009. Audio file and PowerPoint presentation available at http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/5165

Hinton, L. (March 7, 2012). Two Models of Language Revitalization from California [54 mins]. Paper presented at the seminar co-sponsored by the Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity and the University of Melbourne, School of Languages and Linguistics, Melbourne, Australia. Audio file and PowerPoint presentation available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcHrIBmxEWM&feature=youtu.be

Hinton, L. (2012). Language revitalisation from documentation: heroes and programs. Paper presented at the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Seminar Series, Monday 26 March 2012, Canberra, ACT: Australia.
Available at http://vimeo.com/39681092

Hobson, J., Lowe, K, Poetsch S. & M. Walsh (2010). Re-awakening languages: theory and practice of the revitalisation of Australia’s Indigenous languages. Sydney: Sydney University Press. Available free of charge at http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/7888 or for purchase at https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/products/78800

Nathan, D. (Ed.). (1996). Australia's Indigenous languages. Wayville, South Australia: Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia.
Available at http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/7501930

Where can I find out more about language acquisition?

Lightbown, P. M. & Spada, N. (2006). How languages are learned. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available at
Wikipedia (n.d.) Language acquisition.
Available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_acquisition

Wikipedia (n.d.) Second language acquisition.
Available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second-language_acquisition


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