Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

Dr ABB Nokele

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Linguistics and Modern Languages
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6920


  • BA Hons
  • HED
  • Dip in Applied Linguistics (UFH)
  • MA (African Languages) (STELL)
  • Dip in Translation (Unisa)
  • MA (Translation) (WITS)

Fields of academic interests

  • Metaphor & translation

Field of Specialisation

  • Translation Studies
  • Corpus translation studies
  • African languages & Literature

Journal articles

  • Koliswa Moropa and Bulelwa Nokele:  Shehe! Don’t go there!: AC Jordan’s Ingqumbo Yeminyanya (The Wrath of the Ancestors) in English, Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 2008, 26(1): 69–85
  • Amanda BB Nokele (2011): Metaphor in Mandela's Long Walk To Freedom: A cross-cultural comparison, Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 29:3, 327-341