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  • Translating diabetes brochures: Challenges encountered 

    Javu, Mirranda Thobela (University of Western Cape, 2017)
    The aim of this study was to develop isiXhosa terminology for diabetes brochures written in English or in medical terms, to enable diabetes patients to access information on their disease. Lefevere (1992a: xi) describes ...
  • Face-work and identities in a discussion about xenophobia 

    Anyona, Ondigi Evans (University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    International students arriving at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) from other African countries find themselves in a position of having to negotiate their identities and positions with their South African counterparts. ...
  • The use of proverbial names among the Xhosa society: socio-cultural approach 

    Simelane-Kalumba, Phumzile Innocentia (University of Western Cape, 2014)
    IsiXhosa is one of the Nguni languages. It falls under the Bantu Languages and is spoken mainly by people living in the South Eastern and Western regions of South Africa. Traditionally, language symbols were frequently ...
  • The orality - literacy debate with special reference to selected work of S.E.K. Mqhayi 

    Mpolweni, Nosisi Lynette (University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    The focus of this thesis is on Xhosa oral and written poetry. The discussion in the thesis is based on the information from existing literature, the responses from the questionnaires and the interviews with some Xhosa ...