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  • Compliance-gaining requests in educational contexts in Xhosa 

    Khuzwayo, Zoleka (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This Study investigates how favor asking may be expressed in Xhosa. Both favor asking and requesting are situated in a context, where the meaning of each is necessarily driven by the way the interlocutors ...

  • Persuasive messages of some married men in Xhosa 

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ukucenga okujoliswe ekwakheni isimo somntu 

    Mantambo, Beauty Nomonde (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The focus of this study is to present an account of how Xhosa realizes premises and strategies of persuasion in authentic communication, assuming Larson's (1995) framework of Persuasion Theory, taking ...

  • Umyalezo olukuhlayo ekutshintsheni umzantsi Afrika 

    Mkumatela, Nombulelo Queen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study concentrates on the critical evaluation of persuasive messages. In doing this, four articles have been analysed according to two premises namely: the content premises and the process ...