Recent Submissions

  • ’n Ontleding van die reaksies in die media op die taalbesluite van die SAUK, 1994-1996 

    Truter, Elbie (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: This article aims to interpret the responses of mother-tongue speakers of Afrikaans to the language policy changes instituted by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) from the first democratic election ...
  • Taalbeleid aan universiteite in Suid-Afrika 

    Du Plessis, Theo (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: This contribution outlines the current dilemma of Afrikaans-medium universities in South Africa in terms of language policy. Since no language policy norms have been published by the Minister of Education since ...
  • Mapping the road to multilingualism in South Africa 

    Strydom, Hennie (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: The entrenchment of multilingualism in the South African Constitution articulated the need for a national policy and a legal framework on the basis of which government bodies could take the measures necessary ...
  • Taal en die magsdinamika van die Afrikaner: ’n antropologiese perspektief 

    Erasmus, Piet (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: This article deals with the relation between language and power in the (re)production of Afrikaner culture. Against a historical background the author first considers current Afrikaners’ uncertainty about a ...
  • ’n Funksionalistiese benadering tot mediese vertaling in Suid-Afrika 

    Labuschagne, Christelle; Naude, Jackie (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: The original emphasis of this study was on the translation of medical texts for professional and academic purposes. This was extended to include informative medical texts for lay people when the government ...
  • Community-based interpreting in South African health services 

    Erasmus, Mabel (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: This study deals with the dire need for professional (community-based) interpreters (CBIs) in the South African health services. Attention is focused on the costing of such services, since economics seems to be ...
  • The giving of personal names in spoken languages and signed languages — a comparison 

    Akach, Philemon; Lubbe, Johan (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: This study utilises data from two Deaf communities to investigate the principles operant in the giving of personal names and to demonstrate similarities and differences as compared with those operant in ...
  • Puo le demokrasi 

    Moleleki, Mohlomi (University of the Free State, 2003)
    English: The concept of democracy places the power to choose in the hands of the majority of a country’s voters over the age of eighteen and of sound mental health. Inherent in ideal democratic choices is a proper grasp ...