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Strategies for naming tourist sites in Botswana
(University of Botswana http://www.ub.bw, 2014)
This paper aims at establishing and discussing the strategies for naming tourist sites in the languages of Botswana using a descriptive approach. In addition, the paper attempts a classification of these tourist sites in ...
Patterns of language use and language preference of some children and their parents in Botswana
(Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2002)
This paper examines the patterns of language use and language preference of some children aged 6–15 and their parents at the University of Botswana. The results indicate that the majority of the children speak Setswana ...
The role of dictionaries in the documentation and codification of African languages: the case of Khoisan
Khoisan speech communities are found in Southern Africa, with Botswana having the greatest ethnic and linguistic diversity. Living in small communities, the Khoisan have always found themselves in a situation of being ...
“All that is fine in the human condition”: crafting words, creating Ma-Ramotswe
(Indiana University Press, www.iupress.indiana.edu, 2006)
Acclaimed Edinburgh-based author Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of Medical Law and a prolific fiction writer. He has written over fifty books. It is, however, with the fictional character Ma-Ramotswe that his name ...
Investigating language vitality in some parts of North Eastern Botswana
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2017)
The main objective of this article is to investigate the level of language vitality in Botswana on the basis of patterns of language use, transgenerational language transmission, language attitudes and ethno-cultural ...