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  • 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, ...
  • Zulu, Corrine Zandile (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
    This study explores the theoretical work in articulating the motivations and conditions for account-giving in Isizulu. In this situation, accounts are similar to narratives and can be retained at the level of private ...
  • Sekhoela, William Godwright (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
    The study on accounts examines how people account for the activities and experiences through our personal stories emanating from how they behave in the community, and because of the past stories they tell. The study thus ...
  • 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 ...
  • Somlata, Zakhile (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    This study deals with the analysis of accounts of marriages in isiXhosa. Gergen (1994) proposes the following aspects that such narratives should cover: structure of narrative account; narrative form; self-narrative: ...
  • Mabunda, Cecilia Sarah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
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  • Raphalalani, Matodzi Rebecca (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    This study presents an investigation of basic emotions in Tshivenda: A cognitive Semantics Analysis. The study starts with a literature review which shows what other scholars say about emotions. The study includes mainly ...
  • Smitsdorff, Lynelle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    The purpose of this study is to apply relevant and up-to-date theories concerning language learning and acquisition to the specific needs of second-language learners of isiXhosa in the field of health sciences through ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bergh, Petrus Lodewikus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    The purpose of this study is to apply existing theories with regard to second language acquisition in a South African context, in order to address specific needs of Sepedi second language learners in the South African ...
  • Mtsotsoyi, Edith Ntombizodwa (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study is to explore conflict in the two dramas under study. Conflict is one of the cornerstones of drama and it is the most significant element of plot. An investigation is done of the two ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ndlovu, Nompumelelo Priscilla (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    This study examines data from communication-theoretic refusal in isiZulu, relating to pragmatic theorists’ argument that every human interaction to a large extent carries with it an element of threatening one or both ...
  • Phasha, Maction Nkgoropo (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    The main purpose of this study is to investigate the properties of selected monotransitive verbs in Northern Sotho as regard their argument structure and event structure. These Northern Sotho verbs will be examined within ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tshaiviti, Thandeka Lovedalia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    The goal of this study is to investigate the speech act of persuasion in the Xhosa drama text Isisila sehobe by Satyo and Gwashu. The investigation into persuasive communication in Isisila sehobe takes as a starting point ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Marobela, Refilwe Mmaseroka (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The topic of study is ‘go’ and ‘come’ verbs in Northern Sotho, which can be classified as verbs of state or motion. This study examines the semantics as well as the syntactic analysis of these verbs of ...
  • Yantolo-Sotyelelwa, Betty Matase (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    This study aims at highlighting one of the crucial aspects of Xhosa drama: how women have been regarded by a variety of communities as being inferior to men. This stereotype pervades almost all spheres of life. The low ...