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Afrikaans for English-speaking students

Dirk Jacobus Potgieter

Afrikaans for English-speaking students

by Dirk Jacobus Potgieter

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Published by Juta & Co in Cape Town [etc.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D.J. Potgieter and A. Geldenhuys.
ContributionsGeldenhuys, Albertus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20258108M

  Afrikaans is very much a black language. The apartheid government's ploy to construct it as a "white language", with a "white history", denied the commonality of the language across race and class. Dec 1, - Explore hajrabaig7's board "Afrikaans" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Afrikaans, Afrikaans language and Teaching pins.

Getting students to use English in the classroom is one of the biggest challenges of teaching. At first you might get frustrated when students speak their own language in class. Keep this checklist in mind and it may help. Always present yourself as an English speaker, right from the start. Don’t be tempted to lapse into the students.   South Africa is a multi-lingual society that has some unique linguistic problems because of its policy of apartheid. On one level, there are tensions between its two official language groups, Afrikaans and English. On another level, there are linguistic tensions between the ethnic Europeans and the black majority, mostly in regard to language instruction in schools.

Afrikaans is a language similar to Dutch spoken in southern Africa. Een swaeltjie maak nog geen somer nie. English equivalent: One swallow does not make a summer. "The appearance of a single sign of a favourable event is not yet a definite indication of its coming." Paczolay, Gyula (). European Proverbs in 55 languages. p. In Laponce predicted: “Afrikaans will survive on the US campus but only as a decoration.”8 Afrikaans-speaking students remain loyal to Afrikaans until the s Schlemmer report of ): more than 80% of Afrikaans speakers and approximately 40% of English speakers indicated a preference for predominantly Afrikaans medium tuition.


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