Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C.(1982).Communication in interethnic settings: Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal interaction in Cape York Peninsula (Hopevale Mission): final report. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Final Report to The Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra.
Field project, June-Sept.1982
Examines the context and form of English use by Guugu Yimidhirr speakers on Hopevale Mission; conversational rules - conversation breaks and body positioning; questioning and interaction with outside officials - examples of poor communication in medical consultations; responses to misunderstandings