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Title: Aboriginalised English. Implications in legal contexts in the Northern Territory
Author: Eades, Diana
Publication location: Darwin (N.T.)
Publisher: Northern Territory Supreme Court Language and Law II Conference
Publication date: 2015
Notes: Paper delivered provides an overview of language varieties spoken by Aboriginal Australians in the Northern Territory and addresses issues related to Aboriginal people who speak non-standard English in courts and legal context; discusses the use of Aboriginal English varieties including Kriol language and mix languages; Aboriginal ways of speaking English; discusses how language works in interviews, the use of and interpretation of silence, accents, same word different meaning and use of grammar.
Description / Abstract: Made available by the Northern Territory Library via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
The second Language and the Law Conference was recently hosted by the Supreme Court in Darwin and proved to be a great conference, bringing together professionals from a mix of disciplines from the Northern Territory and Australia. The conference was held for interpreters and professionals who provide services to clients in Courts for whom English is not their first language.
Physical Description: 10 pages ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Subject: Aboriginal Australian -- Languages
Language and law
Culture and law
Law -- Australia -- Northern Territory
Subject Location: Darwin (N.T.)
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