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Browsing Theses and Dissertations (African Languages) by Subject "Discourse analysis"

Browsing Theses and Dissertations (African Languages) by Subject "Discourse analysis"

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  • Dube, Shumirai (2008-02)
    This study sought to investigate and to record any recurring patterns in the form and communicative impact of Shona advertisements. Motivation to carry out the study came from a realisation of a growing interest in using ...
  • Scheckle, Linda Ann (1994-10)
    Austin's Speech Act Theory is a valuable tool for the analysis of a literary text. In interaction, the intentionand purpose-success of linguistic communication can be gauged by establishing whether participants have met ...
  • Mischke, Gertruida Elizabeth (1997-11)
    Southern Sotho verbal relative clauses are, on discourse-pragmatic grounds, categorised as direct and indirect. The pragmatic factors that govern the occurrence of these two types of relatives within a particular discourse ...
  • Kolisi, Wiseman (2009-01)
    This research aims to contribute to the improvement of writing in English as a second language in South African schools. It is based on transfer theory: what is known in one language may transfer to another. Much of the ...

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