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The role of generic communication in preparing students for engineering workplace practices : the contribution of the communication course towards the student's preparation in genre and contextualized language in the workplace.
This thesis argues that generic communication practice plays an important role in preparing engineering students for the workplace. Engineering courses, being contextually-bound, cannot prepare students in the same way ...
Nurturing a multilingual dispensation : the ideological influence of SABC TV broadcasting policy and practice on the language attitudes of a predetermined sample population.
The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of a predetermined sample population of SABC TV viewers towards SABC’s language policies, and to identify and critically analyse the factors that influenced these ...
The effects of the learn to read : reading to learn approach on the academic literacy performance of students in the BCOM4 English language and development programme.
This dissertation reports on a study to determine the effects of using the Learn to Read: Reading to Learn approach (R2L), as developed by Dr David Rose, on BCom4 Access Level students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, ...
Les effets délétères de la Polygamie sur les hommes et les enfants dans la société sénégalaise postcoloniale : une analyse d'une si longue lettre de Mariama Bâ, La Grève des Bàttu d'Aminata Sow Fall et Le Ventre de L'Atlantique de Fatou Diome.
L’arrivée des femmes d’Afrique sur le champ de la littérature écrite était attardée à cause d’un ensemble des facteurs, nommément: la scolarisation insuffisante des filles, le facteur familial, culturel, religieux. Avant ...
Le traitement poétique de l'irréel dans Aurélia de Nerval et Les fleurs du mal de Baudelaire.
No abstract available.
Representations of 'home' and 'exile' in Breyten Breytenbach's Memory of snow and of dust.
This mini-dissertation aims to examine the way in which Breyten Breytenbach explores the concepts of home and exile in his novel Memory of Snow and of Dust. The author captures and conveys the experience of exile, and ...
Object marking in isiZulu.
(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 ...
Home language and English language ability in South Africa: Insights from new data.
(Southern African Applied Linguistics Association & The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa., 2010-03-11)
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 ...
Can you "dig up the hatchet"? : on the semantic transparency of idioms in English.
This thesis is concerned with the connection between syntax and semantics regarding the construction of special meaning in English. To investigate this construction I have taken a selection of English idioms, modified them ...
Recursion in language : a critical discussion.
Abstract not available.