• Masoom856
    languages. The early history of the Germanic languages is based on reconstruction of a Proto-Germanic language that evolved into German, English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Yiddish, and the Scandinavian languages. In 1786, Sir William Jones discovered that Sanskrit contained many cognates to Greek and Latin. He conjectured...
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  • Diversity and Equality
    children are free to express their views, unfortunately this means that we cannot stop prejudice and discrimination happening. We promote freedom of speech at Round Oak School and through our lessons we aim to teach pupils what is right and what is wrong, regrettably we cannot influence what children say...
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  • A Hero's Journey: Nelson Mandela
    tactic during his time at the African National Congress. Mandela finished his statement with the following quote: "During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to the struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal...
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  • Mishu
    Tree 1 THE CHARACTERS ELIZABETH GRACE, 6 to adulthood, white, English South African LOESKA (LUCIA) HATTINGH, 8, Elizabeth’s friend next door, Afrikaans SALAMINA MASHLOPE, 39, Xhosa, Grace family maid, nanny to Elizabeth EUGENIE GRACE, early 30s, Elizabeth’s mother DR. ISAAC GRACE, late 30s to 70,...
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  • Leadership
    to have. In 1948 The Nationalist Party came to power and implemented a totally segregated society under apartheid which means ‘apartness’ in Afrikaans. Repressive and discriminative laws such as the Population Registration Act which classified the population into four racial categories White...
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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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  • Ingrid de Kok
    Celebrating Nadine Gordimer; Atlanta Review; Carapace; Connect; Crossings: Three Cape Town Poets; Illuminations; New Coin; New Contrast; Sulphur; Rapport (Afrikaans translation by Antjie Krog); Lo Straniero (Italian translation by Paola Splendore). Published by KWELA, P O Box 6525, Roggebaai, 8012, South Africa...
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  • miss
    In 1976 the government introduced the compulsory use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction from Grade 7. Circuit inspectors and principals received the directive: "It has been decided that for the sake of uniformity English and Afrikaans will be used as media of instruction in our schools on a 50-50...
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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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  • Business
    |All hand-outs will be in English and Afrikaans. All worksheets and |Alle uitdeelstukke sal in Afrikaans en Engels beskikbaar wees. Alle | |activities in directly usable format (Afrikaans and English), will be |werkkaarte en aktiwiteite (Afrikaans en Engels) sal in direk bruikbare ...
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  • Covering Letter
    ADDRESS DRIVERS LICENSE NO LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY ENGLISH, AFRIKAANS, SESOTHO EDUCATION SCHOOL ATTENDED LAN-CERA SECONDARY SCHOOL HIGHEST GRADE ATTAINED GRADE 12 (2006) SUBJECTS PASSED ENGLISH, AFRIKAANS, ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS ECONOMICS, HISTORY, BIOLOGY STATE OF HEALTH EXCELLENT ...
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  • Education in South Africa
    question:”As a 40 year old white Afrikaans man, where do I stand in the South African educational system?”, and does it conform to the statement to be the best in the world. I ask the question in all honesty and respect. I am reflecting on education I attained as an Afrikaans “silver spoon in the mouth”...
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  • The Crucible
    influence on our lives, the school that I chose is an Afrikaans only school, where tradition has been carried on for centuries. I was determined to make this change work for the better and grasp every opportunity that came my way even if it was in Afrikaans. A year had past, I was still ecstatic with the decision...
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  • Afrikaner Nationalism
    notion that Afrikaners are direct descendants of the Dutch are somewhat distorted. The Afrikaner nationalism places emphasis on the unity of all Afrikaans speaking white people, the Volk (folk – common people), against foreign elements such as blacks, Jews and English speaking South Africans. Another...
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  • Auther Audit
    Bosman, one of South Africa’s most popular writers, became famous for capturing the rhythms of backveld Afrikaans speech, even though he wrote mostly in English. One always gets the feeling of the Afrikaans undertone in all his writings, might it be his short stories, novels or poems (Anderson, 36-45). After...
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  • South Africa Reserch
    Nadine Eldredge Speech 100 T/T 11:30-12:55 Prof. John Fincher South Africa Flight: I will be departing from L.A.X on August 24 2011 I will take three planes to get to Cape Town the first will be Lax to Washington (I.A.D) to Johannesburg(JNB) an then arrive at Cape Town (C.T) I will arrive in...
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  • How Successful Were the Methods Used to Fight Apartheid in South Africa?
    whether they were successful or not. The word Apartheid is an Afrikaans word for apart or separateness. This was a law put in place by an Afrikaans Prime Minister called Dr. Daniel Malan, Dr. Malan put this law in place in 1948 to keep the Afrikaans race pure of any Black or Coloured blood, and there was always...
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  • Youth Day
    They had banners that showed their hatred at being forced to undertake 50% of their schooling through the medium of Afrikaans. They wanted the chance to freedom of spirit and speech. Police intervened trying to spread out the youth by means of teargas and live bullets. This resulted in a lot of lives...
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  • Mother tongue instruction
    practices of their speech communities, rather than on otiose cultural norms. It is clear that this is a very large undertaking, which will require the provision of very large resources, both material and human. Of course, in theory it can be done, and the example of Afrikaans in this country is...
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  • Miss
    HIGHEST GRADE PASSED : Grade 12 YEAR : 2001 SUBJECT : English Afrikaans Zulu Accounting Biology Typing Speech & Drama TERTIARY EDUCATION NAME OF INSTITUTION : MANGOSUTHU TECHNIKON QUALIFICATION ...
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