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    • Derived subjects in Kinyarwanda locative constructions. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (University of Stellenbosch. Department of General Linguistics., 2006)
      No abstract available.
    • The development of a sustainability model for the integration and use of an African language as a language of learning and teaching in higher education. 

      Wildsmith, Rosemary. (University of KwaZulu-Natal., 2010)
      This paper discusses the organic development of a Sustainability Model for the implementation of an African language, viz. Zulu, as a language of learning and teaching (LoLT) at tertiary level in a South African University. ...
    • Home language and English language ability in South Africa: Insights from new data. 

      Posel, Dorrit.; Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2011)
      In this paper we analyse data on language ability collected in a new nationally representative household survey, the National Income Dynamics Study, which captures information on reading and writing ability, both in the ...
    • Kinyarwanda locative applicatives and the Minimal Link Condition. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus.; Ngoboka, Jean-Paul. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2006)
      The two objects of ditransitive locative applicatives in Kinyarwanda display asymmetrical behaviour with respect to syntactic movement. Whereas the applied object (the goal) of a locative can be extracted in relative ...
    • Object marking in isiZulu. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2012)
      I examine object marking in the Nguni language isiZulu, focusing specifically on those properties that are subject to micro-parametric variation within the Bantu family. This includes the occurrence of object markers in ...
    • On clitic left dislocation in Zulu. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Rudiger Koppe Verlag., 2006)
      No abstract available.
    • On the relation between noun prefixes and grammaticalisation in Nguni relative clauses. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Wiley-Blackwell., 2006-08)
      This paper discusses morphological and syntactic aspects of relative clauses in two related Southern Bantu language groups. In Sotho-Tswana, object relative clauses are formed by means of clause-initial relative complementisers ...
    • On the subject marker in Kinyarwanda. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2008)
      This article examines the morphosyntactic representation of the subject agreement marker (SM) in null subject constructions in the Bantu language Kinyarwanda. Three prominent analyses are compared. The first analysis ...
    • Raising out of finite CP in Nguni: the case of fanele. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2006)
      The Nguni modal verb fanele can select a finite clause in the subjunctive mood as its complement. Typically, the thematic subject of this clausal complement remains in the embedded subject position, in which case the ...
    • Relative clause formation in the Bantu languages of South Africa. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2004)
      This article discusses (verbal) relative clauses in the Bantu languages spoken in South Africa. The first part of the article offers a comparison of the relative clause formation strategies in Sotho, Tsonga, Nguni and ...
    • South African Indian English: a qualitative study of attitudes. 

      Wiebesiek, Lisa.; Rudwick, Stephanie Inge.; Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (International Association for World Englishes Inc., 2011-06)
      This paper focuses on attitudes towards South African Indian English (SAIE), an L1 variety of English spoken in South Africa. The attitudes of the participants are considered against the backdrop of the socio-political ...
    • The subject marker in Bantu as an antifocus marker. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (University of Stellenbosch. Department of General Linguistics., 2008)
      No abstract available.
    • Universal principles and parametric variation : remarks on formal linguistics and the grammar of Zulu. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (University of KwaZulu-Natal., 2005)
      Research on topics of an essentially African nature should be regarded as a cornerstone of learning at an African university. At the same time, this research must avoid becoming insular and parochial. The study of the ...
    • Word-level and phrase-level prefixes in Zulu. 

      Zeller, Jochen Klaus. (Akadémiai Kiadó., 2003-05)
      In Zulu, one of the nine officially recognised Bantu languages of South Africa, the predicate of a relative clause is usually modified with a prefix which expresses both relativisation and agreement with the subject of the ...