• Soweto Uprising and Apartheid in South Africa
    Africa was a stunning example of a modern nation where a minority had such a great deal of power over a staggering majority. The word Apartheid is Afrikaans for separateness. This separateness was South Africa’s legal system of racial segregation that was enforced from 1948 until 1994. The way this system...
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  • .Kjjkjkkjkjjkj
    language in the world is Afrikaans spoken by South Africans.The Afrikaans language originated from the Dutch and German language when Dutch and German protestants separated themselves from the Roman Catholic Church.This happened in the 17th and 18th centuries.Soon the Afrikaans language turned inton afully...
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  • speech why english was they best national language for namibia
    colonialism and apartheid when German’s and colonies from South Africa taught our people their languages(Afrikaans, German and English) in order to communicate with them. During apartheid Afrikaans, German and English held the position of official language; however, after independence from South Africa1990...
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  • Miss
    the table,” should be “Finish eating before you leave the table”. My friend and her family are Coloured- Afrikaans speaking people, therefore the former is a direct translation from the Afrikaans “eet klaar”. The second sentence, “When you’re tired of playing with the toys, put it away,” should be “When...
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  • Prejudice and Discrimination
    illuminates the country’s cultural diversity” (ExploreSouthAfrica, 2010). Some of the main languages of South Africa are “IsiZulu 23.8%, IsiXhosa 17.6%, Afrikaans 13.3%, and Sepedi 9.4%, English 8.2%”. The predominantly religion is Christian, traditional African, Hindu, Muslim and Jewish. The population is...
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  • Why I Love My Job
    the first point to her in Afrikaans after which she informed him that she would prefer for him to please explain it to her in English as she doesn’t clearly understand the terminology in Afrikaans. He just kept on 1.1.1 SCENARIO explaining the same point in Afrikaans and after a few minutes turned...
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  • African Conscious
    of total revolution, began with relative inconspicuousness. A group of Soweto junior high school students at a single school protested the use of Afrikaans (the official language of the oppressors) as a medium of instruction. The revolt of high school students against the enforcement of learning in the...
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  • Research
    dealing very specifically with a South African audience who know what we're referring to. Originally we wrote them in Afrikaans, so many of the references are to things in Afrikaans culture. The paintings I make are much more personal. I can explain them if I have to - but I'd much rather not. It is...
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  • Dark Humour - a Look at South African Comedy
    old clothes Zulu Proverb He on whose head we would break a coconut, never stands still Yoruba Proverb Afrikaans is the world's youngest language with a grammar all of it own. Afrikaans draws from Dutch, French and Flemish, but pays homage only to Afrika, the motherland. It is a language with an...
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  • South African linguistic diversity
    is concerned. My key terms in my search were ‘Tolerance, English speaking South African English, Black South African English, Coloured English, Afrikaans English, South African Indian English, English in Johannesburg, Linguistics and Tolerance in South Africa.’ First, definitions of stereotypes and...
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  • Sa Theatre
    it is related to culture, race , gender or sexuality. • Afrikaans Identity and Theatre: It emerges itself when the language was under pressure by British rules. They us drama to ensure that their history would be remembered, early Afrikaans theatre was political. • The Black Consciousness Stream:...
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  • Positive Effects on Light Bulbs
    Department of Education issued its decree that Afrikaans was to become a language of instruction at school, it was into an already volatile situation. Students objected to being taught in the language of the oppressor. Many teachers themselves could not speak Afrikaans, but were now required to teach their subjects...
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  • Film Essay Power of One
    five-year-old Peekay is brought up by his Zulu nanny Mary Mandoma and his Granpa on a farm in the province of Natal. Soon after, he is sent to an Afrikaans boarding school, where--as the youngest of all the students, and the only English-speaker--he is brutally tortured by the other boys. The Judge, a...
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    begin enforcing the laws of Apartheid to preserve the power of the white minority to oppress the black majority. Apartheid meaning ‘apartness’ in Afrikaans was developed by Dr. D.F Malan, the leader of the National Party and was used to ‘describe all the passed laws and actions taken to separate the races...
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  • Death Penalty in South Africa
    Witbank ( /ˈvɪtbəŋk/; Afrikaans for White Ridge), also known as eMalahleni (meaning "place of coal") is a city situated on the Highveld of Mpumalanga, South Africa, within the eMalahleni Local Municipality.[2][3][4] The name Witbank is Afrikaans for White Ridge and is named after a white sandstone outcrop...
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  • Apartheid Legislation in South Africa
    black, colored, and Indian. These groups were split further into thirteen nations or racial federations. White people encompassed the English and Afrikaans language groups; the black populace was divided into ten such groups. The state passed laws which paved the way for "grand apartheid", which was...
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  • Activity 1.1
    are bilingual (English and Afrikaans), English being the home language of the majority; the local black language is Xhosa. There is also a small percentage of European, Asian and other African languages spoken. It is an advantage to be fluent in both English and Afrikaans. Picking up on and communicating...
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  • This Is It
    interests you Step 2 Download/Collect and complete Application Form * Academic Application Form (English) * Academic Application Form (Afrikaans) Attach the following documents and payment with your application form 1. Certified copy of identification document (ID) 2. Certified copy...
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  • Psychology
    of friends. The three friends are fairly fluent English speakers however the only bit of uniqueness would be that speaker L and S come from an Afrikaans background. Speaker L seems to be the main contributor of the conversation which is what we would refer to as a teller of the story and as usual in...
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  • Racism in Africa
    even considering other cultures in your worldview. English and later Afrikaans culture was a dominant force in South Africa which meant that all cultures (those of the black majority) had to conform and accommodate English and Afrikaans preferences. This led to the trivialisation of other cultures and...
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