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Language Study at Deakin

2015 Indonesian Language Maintenance Program

The Indonesian Language Maintenance Program is now open for enrolment. In 2015, parallel programs will be offered on the Melbourne (Burwood) and Geelong (Waurn Ponds) campuses of Deakin University. The program is designed as a means for in-service teachers of Indonesian to practice and upgrade their language ability and is offered in conjunction with the […]

Welcome to 2015

It’s a new year and Languages at Deakin are ready for 2015! We offer four of the world’s most widely spoken languages — Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, and Spanish – and a number of ways in which you can study them, whether or not you are a current Deakin student. In fact, some of our programs […]

Deakin’s Languages

Some linguists feel there are as many as 6000 languages used worldwide. However, 50% of the world’s population speaks the top 13. This means that some language communities are much, much larger than others, and, by contrast, some may have only a few dozen or few hundred speakers. In addition to English which is the […]