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|Name:||Mtholeni N. Ngcobo|
|Institution:||University of South Africa|
|Email:||click here to access email|
|State and/or Country:||South Africa|
2007 – Language planning, policy and implementation in South Africa. Glossa: an ambilingual interdisciplinary journal, 2(2), 156-169.
2008 – 'On account of a basket': a socio-historical and ethnographic perspective on the development of multilingualism in South Africa. Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems, 7(1), 7-22.
2008 – A cognitive and corpus-linguistic re-analysis of the acquisition of the Zulu noun class system. Joint publication in Language Matters Studies in the Languages of Africa, 39(2), 316-331.
2009 – A strategic promotion of language use in multilingual South Africa: information and communication. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 27(1), 113-120.
2009 – The politics of compromise and language planning: the case of South Africa. Language Matters Studies in the Languages of Africa, 40(2), 91-100.
2010 – Work on spoken (multimodal) corpora in South Africa. Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), 885-889.
2010 – Zulu noun classes revisited: a spoken corpus-based approach. South African Journal of African languages, 30(1), 11-21.
2010 - The role of spoken language corpora in the intellectualisation of the South African indigenous languages. Alternation 17(1) 189 - 209.
BOOKS AND DISSERTATIONS
2002 – A Survey of Zulu Literature from 1970-1990. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press.
2003 – Learn and Speak Zulu: A Practical Guide for Second Language Learners. Chicago: International Academic Publishers.
2003 – Language Planning and the Politics of Compromise: A Critical Analysis of the South African Language Policy. Umich dissertations.
|Courses Taught:||Language Planning and Linguistic Description;
Economic Structure of the Black Community;
|Academic Paper Abstract:||
Language Planning, Policy and Implementation in South Africa
A Cognitive and Corpus-Linguistic Re-Analysis of the Acquisition of the Zulu Noun Class-System
On Account Of A Basket”: A Socio-Historical And Ethnographic Perspective On The Development Of Multilingualism In South Africa
Work on Spoken (Multimodal) Language Corpora in South Africa
Zulu Noun Classes Revisited : A spoken corpus-based approach
The Politics of Compromise and Language Planning: The case of South Africa
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