ERIC Number: EJ664673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Social Change and Language Shift: South Africa.
Kamwangamalu, Nkonko M.
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v23 p225-42 2003
Examines language shift from majority African languages, such as Sotho, Xhosa, and Zulu to English in South Africa. Examines the extent to which sociopolitical changes that have taken place in South Africa have impacted everyday linguistic interaction and have contributed to language shift from the indigenous African language to English, especially in urban Black communities. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa