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A discourse analysis of narratives of identities and integration at the University of the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
In the thesis, I endeavour to create a platform on which to construct an understanding of 'integration' in a multilingual and multicultural setting, post-apartheid. I have selected UWC as the research site as it is an ...
A multimodal analysis of linguistic landscapes in and around Botswana parliament
This study investigates the use of language and signage in and around Parliament of Botswana by drawing from Linguistic Landscapes (LL) found in the area. The main aim of this study is to explore the symbolic and functional ...
Language, identity and nationhood: language use and attitudes among Xhosa students at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2000)
This thesis is a study of patterns of language attitudes and use among Xhosa home language speakers at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Speakers of Xhosa, according to Statistics South Africa 2000, form ...
Investigating changing notions of "text": comparing news text in printed and electronic media
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This research aimed to give an account of the development of concepts of text and discourse and the various approaches to analysis of texts and discourses, as this is reflected in core linguistic literature since the late ...