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  • Account-giving in the narrative of farming in isiXhosa 

    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, ...
  • Account-giving in the narratives of personal experience in isiZulu 

    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 ...
  • Account-giving in the narratives of personal experience in Sepedi 

    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 ...
  • 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 account on love affairs in IsiZulu 

    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 ...
  • An analysis of account on marriage in isiXhosa 

    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: ...
  • Basic emotion in Xitsonga 

    Mabunda, Cecilia Sarah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
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  • Basic emotions in Tshivenda : a cognitive semantic analysis 

    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 ...
  • Break and bend verbs in Sesotho 

    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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Complexity in adult task-based language teaching for specific purposes supporting doctor patient conversation in Xhosa 

    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 ...
  • Complexity in second language task-based syllabus design for police communication in isiXhosa 

    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 ...
  • Complexity in task-based course design for Sepedi in police interviews 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Impixano njengoyena ndoqo kwidrama yesixhosa 

    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 ...
  • The integration of multimedia resources in the teaching of Tswana at secondary schools in the Motheo District 

    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 ...
  • Isenzo senkulumo yokwenqaba ezimweni zemfundo yesiZulu 

    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 ...
  • A lexical semantic analysis of selected verbs in Northern Sotho 

    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 ...
  • The narrative account of personal experience in Northern Sotho 

    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 ...
  • Persuasion in the Xhosa drama text Isisila sehobe 

    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 ...