Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics


Pertame Language Learning Resources



Games & Activities


Pertame History

Pertame Grammar & Dictionary

Master-Apprentice Program Resources

First Peoples Cultural Council Master-Apprentice Handbook

Pertame Survival Phrase Audio - Survial Phrases are phrases in Pertame that apprentices should learn first so they are able to ask questions from Elders to learn more about the language, without using English, e.g. "what's this?", "how do you say____?"

Pertame Family Language Plan - this plan helps Pertame apprentices learn and practise key everyday phrases that they might say around the house to children. The idea is to replace these phrases from English, to Pertame when raising children.

Audio phrases for feeding children, travelling in the car and caring for sick children

Audio phrases for putting kids to bed

Audio phrases for praising and scolding children