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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 ...

  • Inqaku ngokuphucula uluntu elibhalwe ngesiXhosa ngokohlobo lwegenre 

    Tshefu, Naniswa Winnifred (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study explores the defining characteristics of the genre-theory analytically for isiXhosa. The five chosen genre texts in isiXhosa, extracted from five Bona magazine, deal with social problems. Firstly ...

  • Izincomo phakathi kwesiduna namabhinqa esiXhoseni 

    Ralarala, Knowledge Monwabisi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study aims to investigate the speech act of complimenting in Xhosa. The study constitutes of six chapters with respective to execute this aim. Chapter one provides special details regarding the ...

  • A pragmatic analysis of apologies in Xhosa 

    Mdemka, Xoliswa Leonora (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the speech act of apology in Xhosa. The main aim of the study is to examine some of the characteristics of apologies in remedial interchanges based on a Xhosa corpus within the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...