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Keeping language alive / Trish Albert.

Keeping language alive / Trish Albert.
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Record Number 16782
ISBN 9780731274123 (pbk)
Location 305.89 FIR
Author Albert, Trish
Title Keeping language alive / Trish Albert. [Book]
Published Australia : Pearson/Rigby Education, 2008.
Collation 24 p. : col. ill., 1 map, music, ports. ; 24-25 cm.
Series First Australians: plenty stories
General Note Cover title.
In collaboration with the National Museum of Australia.
Includes index.
Contents Note Holding on to language -- Speaking Guugu Yimithirr -- Speaking Wiradjuri -- Speaking Torres Strait Creole -- Keeping culture alive -- Glossary.
Summary Note In 1788, there were around 250 Indigenous languages in Australia. About half of them have since died out and only 20 or so Indigenous languages are still strong and spoken by young people. This book shows how three schools are helping to 'keep language strong'. Discover the cultures and histories of different Indigenous groups as you learn about the Guugu Yimithirr, Wiradjuri and Torres Strait Creole languages.
Target Audience Primary students.
Topical Term Aboriginal Australians Languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians Languages.
Added Corporate Name National Museum of Australia
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TF1207046 305.89 FIR Middle Primary
Loan   . Available .  
TF1207628 305.89 FIR Middle Primary
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