Department of African Languages

Dr JC le Roux (Setswana)

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: African Languages
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 8024
E-mail: lrouxjc@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • DLitt et Phil   

Fields of academic interests

  • Semantics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Lexicography
  • Self-Determined Learning
  • ODL

Field of Specialisation

  • Pshycolinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Setswana Linguistics
  • ODeL design and teaching

Books

  • Dikišinare ya SETSWANA-ENGLISH-AFRIKAANS Dictionary, Via Afrika, 1990.
  • Tswana for Beginners, Unisa, 1990.
  • The Concise Trilingual Pocket Dictionary - English/Tswana/Afrikaans, A D Donker, 1991.
  • South African Mutli-Language Dictionary and Phrasebook, Reader’s Digest, 1991.
  • The Concise Multilingual Dictionary, A D Donker, 1995.
  • Tshwetso ya ga Ledia, Eulitz Productions, 1994.
  • Morena, mphe ngwana wa mosimane, Eulitz Productions, 1994.
  • Motshewabadimo series for Setswana Grade 4-6 school handbooks for learners as well as teachers, Stimela Publishers, 2003. 

Journal articles

  • The border dispute between adverbials and conjunctives in Tswana grammar, 2010, Journal for African Languages.
  • Revisiting Setswana basic colour terms, 2013, Journal for African Languages.  

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Distinctions and prizes

  • Commonwealth of Learning – Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials – 2013
  • WORDNET - SETSWANA 

Projects

  • WORDNET
  • Translation
  • Centre