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1 the ANU Peter Hendriks (School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia & the Pacific) Catherine Travis (School of Language Studies, College of Arts & Social Sciences)

2 Why study a languages at the ANU For modern languages, ANU is ranked 16 th in the world and equal top in Australia Nationally recognised language programs The most up to date facilities for language learning Opportunities to go overseas to improve language skills and cultural knowledge Unparalleled range of languages 2

3 Language majors Ancient Greek Arabic Mandarin Chinese French German Hindi / Urdu Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Latin Sanskrit Spanish Thai Vietnamese 3

4 Other languages available Australian Indigenous languages (Gamilaraay in 2013) Burmese Cantonese Classical Chinese Dutch Javanese Mongolian Pacific Pidgins Persian Portuguese Russian Tetum Tibetan 4

5 Undergraduate options Language major Language minor Diploma of languages Bachelor of languages Combined degrees (including with a Bachelor of Education at UC) Take courses as electives in your degree 5

6 6 Special Entry Entry to ANU Minimum ATAR of 80 Bonus points for studying a language 5 bonus points for students studying a language other than English Pacific Islander entry scheme Minimum ATAR of 70 Recommendation to enter B Pacific Studies ESEN compulsory Students are set up with a support network

7 7 Live and Study Overseas Exchange to Europe, South America, Asia Year in Asia-Pacific Semester in Asia Summer/ Winter session courses Overseas Internships Financing Travel: Ethel Tory Scholarships VC’s travel grant Independent scholarships

8 Diploma of languages For people who have a degree, or who are enrolled in one, and want to study a language 8 courses in the language (those that we offer majors in) Can begin at the introductory level, or for some languages, at a more advanced level 8

9 Postgraduate courses Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Asia Graduate Certificate in Linguistics Master of Applied Linguistics Master of Applied Linguistics (Research) Master of Translation 9

10 Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Asia For current teachers who wish to be able to introduce topics related to Asia (and the languages of Asia) in their courses Online and intensive weekends in Sydney Four courses, taken over a period of one year Pathway to the Master of Asia Pacific Studies 10

11 Graduate Certificate in Linguistics For students with little or no background in the study of language and its applications One-semester program Focuses on the nature and structure of language Pathway to –Master of Applied Linguistics –Master of Linguistics 11

12 Master of Applied Linguistics For students interested in the application of linguistic knowledge to a variety of contexts, including second language learning and education For students with previous study of linguistics or applied linguistics, or who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Linguistics. One year program (2 semesters) 12

13 Master of App Ling (Research) Research training Independent study on an applied linguistics topic Three semester program –Two semesters coursework (Master of Applied Linguistics) –1 semester thesis component Pathway to further research in applied linguistics, including at PhD level 13

14 Master of Translation Two semester program –General Translation courses, offered across languages –Specialised translation courses (for specific languages) –Electives The unrivaled number of languages offered at the ANU makes it the place for translation studies 14

15 Master of Translation (Advanced) Three semester program –Two semesters coursework (Master of Translation) –1 semester research component Extended translation with critical commentary OR: Thesis on a translation-related topic 15

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