Masters Degrees (African Languages)

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Masters Degrees (African Languages)

 

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  • 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. ...
  • Shoba, F. M. (Feziwe Martha) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The concern of the study of phonetics and phonology is the speech sounds of languages. Phonetics is concerned with the description and the classification of speech sounds. Phonology, on the other hand ...
  • 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 ...
  • Phindane, Pule Alexis (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The break and bend verbs in Sesotho are investigated with a view to account for the unique properties of these verbs. The study gives a full account of the predicate argument structure of break and ...
  • Makhavhu, Mashudu Tryphinah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: 1.1 AIM OF THE RESEARCH Relational nouns are those nouns which have the characteristic of being related in some other way. These nouns also show us that there is always equality and inequality in status ...
  • Ditaunyane, Shoadi Ezekiel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This empirical study focuses – through the use of a descriptive survey – on the viability of integrating multimedia programmes in teaching Tswana at ten secondary schools in the Motheo District of the ...
  • Talane, Refiloe Mabolatse (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis is a narration of personal experiences of the Northern Sotho people and their way of doing their activities. The Northern Sotho people and their ways of doing things have been characterized ...
  • Du Plessis, Madele (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this thesis is to present an isiXhosa task-based syllabus design for police communication. The aim is to provide a theory-based rationale for syllabus design to teach English- and ...
  • Mabunda, Cecilia Sarah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
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  • Khumalo, Pamela Hlonipha Vivienne (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates how women are portrayed in selected published poems. Chapter One, is the introduction to the study. The aim, the scope and the analytical approach are presented in this ...
  • Geldenhuys, Catharina Maria (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The central purpose of this study is to investigate the nature and properties of communication tasks employed in generic communication in isiXhosa on a university campus in South Africa within the ...
  • Msibi, Phakamile Innocentia (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main concern of this thesis relates to an investigation of the lexical-semantic nature of the motion verb –phuma (exit, go out) in isiZulu within the framework of Generative Lexicon Theory. In ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mntuyedwa, Vuyokazi Julia (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This mini-thesis examines the features of a range of communication tasks in Xhosa that characterize lecturer-student conversations in tertiary context as regards problems of some individual students ...
  • Titi, Nonzolo (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Issues relating to persuasive-message production motivated this study to investigate the extent to which married Xhosa men use persuasive messages in their conversations. The study also explored the ...
  • Ralehoko, Refilwe Vincent (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
    The purpose of this study is to examine message production and image restoration in the narratives of isiXhosa-speaking farming communities. According to Gergen (1994), narrative forms – such as the stability narrative, ...
  • Lugalo, Noxolo Veronica (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
    The aim of this study is to explore and encourage the use of accounts in the sense that events occur in our societies that compel those who are victims of those circumstances to give account of their experiences. The ...
  • Shabalala, Brian Christian Thamsanqa (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
    This study explores the theoretical work in the articulation of the motivations and conditions for account-giving in isiZulu. In this context, accounts are similar to narratives and can be retained at the level of private ...
  • Simayile, Thulani Alfred (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    This study employs the theoretical framework of text construction advanced by Feez and Joyce (1998) and Grabe and Kaplan (1996) for the analysis of Xhosa texts of biographical recounting and consequential explanation. ...
  • Sombhane, Mihloti Penelope (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    The study explores how Grade 10 learners use the speech act of apology in an educational environment. Apologies are viewed in this study as a kind of remedial work; action taken to change what may be regarded as an ...

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