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Living through languages : an African tribute to René Dirven

Author: C Van der WaltRené DirvenJan BlommaertHerman BatiboBirgit SmiejaAll authors
Publisher: Stellenbosch [South Africa] : Sun Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of scholarly research meant to honour the various facets of Rene Dirven's academic legacy, which includes language policy and politics, language acquisition (specifically in  Read more...

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Living through languages.
Stellenbosch [South Africa] : Sun Press, 2006
(OCoLC)654716313
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Van der Walt; René Dirven; Jan Blommaert; Herman Batibo; Birgit Smieja; Theo Du Plessis; Augustin Simo Bobda; Riana Roos Paola; Martin Pütz; Willem J Botha; Victor N Webb; Albert Weiderman
ISBN: 9781920109707 1920109706
OCLC Number: 213271630
Description: iii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ujamaa and the creation of the new Waswahili / Jan Blommaert --
The effect of language policy on language attitudes : a case study of young Khoesan language speakers in Botswana / Herman Batibo, Birgit Smieja --
Mismatch or misfit? : critical perspectives on language policy development in South Africa / Theodorus du Plessis --
The emergence of "new mother tongues" in Africa and its implications : the example of Cameroon / Augustin Simo Bobda --
Observing trilingual acquisition in two pre-school children / Riana Roos-Paola --
The dynamics of language policy in Namibia : a view from cognitive sociolinguistics / Martin Pütz --
Aspects of the meaning of the word racism / Willem J. Botha --
The non-use of African languages in education in Africa / Vic Webb --
Overlapping and divergent agendas : writing and applied linguistics research / Albert Weideman --
The transformative agenda of educational linguistics for English language teaching in Africa / Christa van de Walt.
Responsibility: edited by Christa van der Walt.

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