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A survey of the minority languages of Zimbabwe

by Simooya Jerome Hachipola

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Published by University of Zimbabwe Publications in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Language surveys -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-126).

      StatementSimooya Jerome Hachipola.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL8021.Z56 H33 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145176M
      ISBN 100908307667
      LC Control Number99891215

      However, not all indigenous languages receive equal coverage on South African television, minority languages are somewhat study uses Xitsonga language as a case study to investigate the extent to which minority languages are represented by the SABC and the way they are used. The SABC’s editorial policy, states that the SABC Author: Hlulani Masingi. that Language planners in Zimbabwe downgrade the use of African languages as mediums of instruction for different subjects in the education system. Zimbabwe has three national languages, Shona, Ndebele and English but virtually all children are educated through the medium of English and are expected to study their mother tongue as a Size: KB.

        He provides an excellent survey of state reactions to multilingualism and their effects on minority language speakers. He points out that Breton may have a new lease on life because of the lessening of nationalism in France brought on by the rise of the European Union. Two papers describe institutional forces at work in support of minority. Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sections with thirty two chapters by leading international contributors.

      Opinion - ZIMBABWE joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Mother Language Day on Febru and it was a time to take stock of the state of . The Interface of Language and History: The Case of Shona in Zimbabwe Nesbeth Grand, Michael Mazuru African languages and Literature at Great Zimbabwe University, Box , Masvingo, Zimbabwe [email protected] Corresponding Author’s Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT The article investigates the interface between language and history.


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A survey of the minority languages of Zimbabwe by Simooya Jerome Hachipola Download PDF EPUB FB2

Zimbabwe is one of the few countries in the region with no comprehensive information on its language situation. This book seeks to fill the gap. Language policy in Zimbabwe has evolved around the three official languages, English, Ndebele and Shona. The author, a lecturer in Bantu linguistics at the University of Zimbabwe highlights the status of theindigenous minority.

Survey of the minority languages of Zimbabwe. Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Simooya Jerome Hachipola. Language policy in Zimbabwe has evolved around the three official languages, English, Ndebele and Shona.

The author, a lecturer in Bantu linguistics at the University of Zimbabwe highlights the status of theindigenous minority languages by identifying communities speaking minority languages, their locations, and the role minority languages have.

Survey of the minority languages of Zimbabwe. Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Publications, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Simooya Jerome Hachipola. Many languages are spoken, or historically have been spoken, in the adoption of its Constitution, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, namely Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and country's main languages are Shona, spoken by roughly 70% Keyboard layout: QWERTY (US).

16 official languages for Zimbabwe The draft constitution has a provision for 16 official languages, a situation that could lead to drastic changes in the education sector, if the blueprint is.

This book is about the contradictions and infighting that occurred in the Zimbabwe liberation movement from to independence in The focus is on ZAPU, ZANU, FROLIZI, ANC/UANC, and the Zimbabwe Patriotic Front (ZPF), as well as the part played by the Frontline States in these contradictions.

The book also discusses such tragic events as the death of. ABSTRACTThis article discusses the trajectory of language legislation in colonial and postcolonial Zimbabwe in order to demonstrate the influence of language-related constitutional provisions on the use of indigenous “minority” languages in the civil courts.

Naturalistic data were collected from native speakers of Kalanga, Tonga and Shangani using Author: Maxwell Kadenge, Patson Kufakunesu.

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Simooya Hachipola, a linguistic expert, wrote in "Survey of the Minority Languages in Zimbabwe" () that most of the material identified in the study. Zimbabwe’s progress in reproductive, maternal, and child health has stagnated in recent years.

According to a Demographic and Health Survey, contraceptive use, the number of births attended by skilled practitioners, and child mortality have either stalled or somewhat deteriorated since the mids.

imbabwe Demographic and Health Survey Page 1 The Zimbabwe (ZDHS) is designed to provide data for monitoring the population and health situation in Zimbabwe. The ZDHS is the sixth Demographic and Health Survey conducted in Zimbabwe sinceand the objective of the survey was to provide reliable estimates of fertility levels File Size: 2MB.

It is also an attempt to contribute to literature on African languages and the media in Zimbabwe. It is both a critique of language realities in the media and a proposal for future action.

‘The absence of a single text dedicated to the longue durée of Zimbabwe’s history can now be said to be a thing of the past. At long last, Professor Alois Mlambo has, for the first time, produced a crisp single-volume book that documents the country’s rich historical experience, covering the entire precolonial, colonial and postcolonial : Alois S.

Mlambo. This book examines the exclusion of minority languages (and their speakers) from the mainstream domains of everyday social life in postcolonial Zimbabwe. It considers forces of hegemonic nation building, subtle cultural oppression and a desire for linguistic uniformity as major factors contributing to the social exclusion of Zimbabweans from language groups other Cited by: Population.

The population of Zimbabwe has grown during the 20th century in accordance with the model of a developing country with high birth rates and falling death rates, resulting in relatively high population growth rate (around 3% or above in the s and early s). After a spurt in the period following independence, a decline in birth rates set in.

via Minority groups push for language use | The Financial Gazette – Zimbabwe News. Minority groups in Matabeleland have intensified programmes aimed at promoting their previously marginalised languages in the wake of the adoption of the new Constitution of Zimbabwe in June this year.

The new supreme law, which repealed the Lancaster House. Using Indigenous Languages for Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe Juliet Thondhlana The question of which language(s) to use for teaching and learning is a crucial one in bilingual and multilingual contexts.

In former colonial countries, it is a question that has occupied the agendas of many governments since they attained independence.

Language issues are often complex and controversial, particularly for many African countries where multiple languages are spoken. This book explores the trends, challenges, and opportunities of publishing in African languages from national, regional, and.

formulation in Africa, with specific reference to Zimbabwe as the case study. To carry out the study, critical stages, approaches, theories and models of language planning were used.

This analysis further established the attitudes of indigenous communities towards the use of indigenous languages in major domains of life. The Pan South African Language Board strives to promote and develop the official languages of South Africa, especially the minority languages.

Interest in the language and culture diminished afterbut the Department of Education and Culture has established cultural forums in the area to promote the rich culture of these people but most of.What languages are spoken in Zimbabwe?: Zimbabwe has 16 official languages - namely as Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Koi-san, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, Sign Language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda and Xhosa.

However, English, Shona and Ndebele are the most widely spoken languages in the country. Approximately 70% of the population.A survey of the language situation in Zimbabwe. Shona is one of the 16 officially recognized languages in Zimbabwe. It has a long history of standardization Author: Muzi Mlambo.