ERIC Number: ED479901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Africa and Applied Linguistics.
Makoni, Sinfree, Ed.; Meinhof, Ulrike H., Ed.
This collection of articles includes: "Introducing Applied Linguistics in Africa" (Sinfree Makoni and Ulrike H. Meinhof); "Language Ideology and Politics: A Critical Appraisal of French as Second Official Language in Nigeria" (Tope Omoniyi); "The Democratisation of Indigenous Languages: The Case of Malawi" (Themba Moyo); "Classroom Code-Switching in Post-Colonial Contexts: Functions, Attitudes and Policies" (Gibson Ferguson); "A Pilot Study of Supplemental Instruction for At-Risk Students at an Historically Black University (HBU) in South Africa" (Constance Zulu); "Using Historical Data to Explain Language Attitudes: A South African Case Study" (Ian Bekker); "Discourse, Culture, and the Law: The Analysis of Crosstalk in the South African Bilingual Courtroom" (Pulie Thetela);"Language and the Law: Who Has the Upper Hand?" (Vivian de Klerk); "Dysphemisms in the Language of Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo" (Yisa Kehunde Yusuf); "Managing 'Face' in Urban Public Transport: Polite Request Strategies in Commuter Omnibus Discourse in Harare" (Pedzisai Mashiri); "Popular Malagasy Music and the Construction of Cultural Identities" (Zafimahaleo Rasolofondraosolo and Ulrike H. Meinhof); "'I Want to Be Like a Human Again': Morbidity and Retained Ability in an Alzheimer Sufferer" (Stanley G. M. Ridge, Sinfree Makoni, and Elaine Ridge); and "Doug Young: A Profile" (Rochelle Kapp). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Black Colleges, Black Students, Code Switching (Language), Courts, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, French, High Risk Students, Indigenous Populations, Language Attitudes, Legal Responsibility, Music, Official Languages, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquee, Stuttgart (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Madagascar; Malawi; Nigeria; South Africa