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Aboriginal English in the courts : a handbook.

Author: Diana Eades; Queensland. Department of Justice and Attorney-General. Court Strategy and Research Branch.
Publisher: [Brisbane] : Dept. of Justice and Attorney General, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of key communication difficulties between speakers of Aboriginal English and Australian Standard English; misunderstandings; linguistic features, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Eades; Queensland. Department of Justice and Attorney-General. Court Strategy and Research Branch.
ISBN: 0724280715 9780724280711
OCLC Number: 222793398
Notes: "June 2000"--Back cover.
This handbook was developed by the Queensland Department of Justice's Courts Strategy and Research Branch based on the work of Dr. Diana Eades in association with community organisations, the judiciary and the legal profession. The project was jointly funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney-General and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy and Development.
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Description: 39 pages ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / Background / About this handbook / Pragmatics: the way language is used and interpreted. / Linguistic features: pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. / Non-verbal features: gestures, eye contact and silence.

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Of key communication difficulties between speakers of Aboriginal English and Australian Standard English; misunderstandings; linguistic features, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.

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