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Multilingualism: the Role of Language in the South African Context - LIN1502

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module introduces you to language use in multilingual societies, equipping you to deal with actual language issues that you may come across in the South African context. This module is intended to provide insight into the way in which language functions both to separate and unite communities, and will cover topics such as children's acquisition of first and additional languages, bilingual schooling, language variation, language planning and cross cultural interaction.