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Language ideologies and attitudes of Francophone learners towards English in Yaoundo, Cameroon
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
English is the most widely spoken language in the world and for this reason it would be of advantage for everyone to learn it. This thesis reports on the language ideologies and attitudes of Francophone learners towards ...
A discourse analysis of code-switching practices among Angolan migrants in Cape Town, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
In this thesis, I explore the code-switching practices of long-term Angolans migrants in Cape Town when they interact with those who have been here for a much shorter period. In my Honours research essay, I revealed a ...
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 ...
Crossing linguistic and cultural barriers: an analysis of intercultural communication between Chinese traders and South Africans in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
In recent years South Africa has seen a significant growth in the number of migrants entering its borders. The country has opened its doors to not only migrants from the African continent, but also to immigrants from the ...
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 ...