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    • Account-giving in the narratives of abuse in isiXhosa 

      Mokapela, Sebolelo Agnes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study explores the theoretical work in articulating the motivations and conditions for account-giving in isiXhosa in relation to image restoration. This emotional and behavioural rehabilitation is ...

    • The adjective in Xhosa 

      Bottoman, Ntombesizwe (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Adjectives in Xhosa represent a small, closed class of descriptive nominal modifiers, which are categorized as the adjective because of their morphological behaviour, i.e. they all have to appear with ...

    • An analysis of the sports promotion text in Xhosa 

      Mbena, Siphokazi Grissel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study explores how the theoretical framework pertaining to reading as advanced by Davies (1995) can be employed to develop reading skills in Xhosa and to assist learners to see reading as a process. ...

    • A comparative study of six Xhosa radio dramas 

      Makosana, Nomkhitha Ethley (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1991-11)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study is based on the comparison of six Xhosa radio dramas spanning the period 1987 and 1988. The main objective is to investigate the strengths and weaknesses which manifest themselves in the dramas. ...

    • The deficient verb in Xitsonga 

      Nxumalo, Ntiyiso Elijah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examines the morpho-syntactic and semantic properties, specifically tense and aspectual properties, of deficient verbs in Xitsonga. Various properties of deficient verbs have given rise to a ...

    • Duurverskynsels by enkelvoudige nasale en komplekse nasaalverbindings in Xhosa 

      Olivier, Iolanda (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this assignment durational features in singular nasals and complex nasal combinations in Xhosa are studied. The focus is on durational differences between single nasals, nasals in combination with ...

    • A genre-based approach to writing across the curriculum in isiXhosa in the Cape Peninsula schools 

      Mali-Jali, Nomfundo (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
      This study aims to investigate properties of writing relating to genre-based literacy in isiXhosa as a first language (that is, as home language) for Grade eleven learners. The research investigates the problem of writing ...

    • A genre-theoretic analysis of human rights texts in Xhosa 

      Mavela, Xolani Shadrack (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis employs the theoretical framework of text construction advanced by Grabe and Kaplan (1996) for the analysis of human rights magazine texts in isiXhosa. The theory employed in this study ...

    • Influence goals in seeking compliance in persuasive messages in isiXhosa 

      Ralarala, Monwabisi Knowledge (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It has been observed in human interaction within our social milieu that individuals make attempts from time to time to influence others in order to accomplish their goals. The scholarly interest in the ...

    • Interaction goals in political accounts in isiXhosa 

      Mokapela, Sebolelo Agnes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      This study deals with research that has been conducted within three government departments (Education, Health and Social Development) that form part of the social needs cluster in the Province of the Eastern Cape. Five ...

    • Isenzo sentetho yesingxengxezo kwimeko yasesikolweni 

      Nkunzi, Vuyani Allois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of the study is to examine the phenomenon of politeness in isiXhosa discourse within the speech acts of apology and complaint. Politeness is evidenced where nonverbal and verbal actions work ...

    • Isenzo sentetho yokwala kumaziko emfundo esixhoseni 

      Mlandu, Mirriam Nozidima (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study explores the speech act of refusal in educational contexts in isiXhosa. The speech utterance is used to accept or refuse request. The request can be made by a friend, parent, school principal ...

    • Persuasive messages of women in Xhosa 

      Sijadu, Zameka Paula (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to explore interpersonal persuasive messages of Xhosaspeaking women. The findings suggest that the majority of attempts at interpersonal persuasion take place in close and often ...

    • Politeness theory and requests in Xhosa 

      Dlali, Mawande,1965- (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates how politeness may be employed in requests in Xhosa. While numerous studies on speech act have been conducted in different languages, the investigation of speech acts in African ...

    • A pragmatic analysis of complimenting in Xhosa 

      Adonis, Nomangwevu (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the speech acts of complimenting in Xhosa. It is divided into five chapters, which are arranged as follows: Chapter 1 states the aims of the study. The method, design and the ...

    • A pragmatic analysis of persuasion in isiXhosa 

      Gqwede, Eunice Nolungisa (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      This study has the main goal of investigating the speech act of persuasion in isiXhosa. The main aim of the investigation is to examine the characteristics of persuasion in remedial interchanges based on the isiXhosa ...

    • The reader-centredness of translated HIV/AIDS texts into isiXhosa 

      Mabeqa, Thokozile Valencia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV/AIDS is a disease that affects millions of people in South Africa. Various strategies have been implemented to try and curb this epidemic. One of the strategies 'used is the dissemination of information ...

    • Relational nouns in Xhosa 

      Majova, Ernest Kollie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Relational nouns are dependent on one another in terms of how they themselves denote e.g. brother and neigbour denote individually standing in relation to at least one other individual in specific nouns. ...

    • The speech act of complaining in isiXhosa 

      Manjiya, Monelwa Precious (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the speech act of complaining in Xhosa. It is organized into six chapters. Chapter 1 states the aim of the study. The method, design and the organization of the study are also ...

    • The translation of Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart into isiXhosa Lwadilik'udonga : a critical analysis 

      Ntwana, Thenjiswa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Things Fall Apart is an unsentimental novel which appeared in 1958 as Chinua Achebe's first novel. It is regarded as a classic of world literature. It is deemed vital that such rich literature as the ...