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A systemic functional analysis of two Truth and Reconciliation Commission testimonies: transitivity and genre
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
This thesis examines how two narrators construe their experiences of the same events differently through the linguistic choices that they make, through a systemic functional analysis, as well as a genre analysis of two ...
Imagining multilingual spaces through scripted 'codeswitching' in multilingual performance: a case study of '7de Laan'
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This thesis examines how multilingual spaces in South Africa are imagined and reconstructed through the use of scripted codeswitching in 7de Laan. It explores how the socio-political discourses and other ideologies from ...
Language attitudes, medium of instruction and academic performance: a case study of Afrikaans mother tongue learners in Mitchell's Plain
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
The purpose of this study was to determine the implication for learning for learners whose home language is different from the medium of instruction at school.The study is focused on a group of Afrikaans learners for whom ...
The language of forms: A discourse analysis of municipal application forms.
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
This thesis focuses on the genre of municipal documents (application forms) and the variety of written and visual languages that make up their corpus to reveal the various lexical semantics used in the forms as communication ...