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Language and development in southern Africa

making the right choices : conference proceedings, National Institute for Educational Development, Okahandja, Namibia, 11-13 April 2000

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Published by Gamsberg Macmillan in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Language policy -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Linguistic minorities -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Literacy -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Multilingualism -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard Trewby and Sandra Fitchat.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsTrewby, Richard., Fitchat, Sandra., Conference on Language and Development in Southern Africa--Making the Right Choices (2000 : National Institute for Educational Development, Okahandja, Namibia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP119.32.A356 L36 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984371M
      ISBN 109991602860
      LC Control Number2001311926

      The book therefore explains the values that motivate and inform African communities and societies, with a view to facilitating a dialogue about sustainable development in Africa among academics, intellectuals, policy and decisionmakers, and the : Hans Muller, Pinkie Mekgwe. South Africa’s second-largest language, Xhosa is spoken by % of all South Africans, or 7 people. It is a regional language, with a third of its speakers living in the Eastern Cape, where it is the language of % of the provincial population.

      Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several term southern Africa or Southern Africa, generally includes Angola, Botswana, Eswatini (also known as Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, though Angola may be included in Central Africa and. Get this from a library! Language facilitation and development in Southern Africa: papers presented at an international forum for language workers on June [Alet Kruger; Kim Wallmach; Marion Boers; South African Translators' Institute.;].

      This is a comprehensive and wide-ranging guide to language and society in South Africa. The book surveys the most important language groupings in the region in terms of pre-colonial and colonial history; contact between the different language varieties (leading to language loss, pidginization, creolization and new mixed varieties).   Lizzy added that Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans and English currently dominate the Big Eleven languages of South Africa. Sitting in the audience, at the newly-refurbished Kenya National Theatre, StoryMoja founder Muthoni Garland said that there are some things in language, like the clicking sounds of Xhosa, that cannot be captured in translation.


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