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The reading behavior of junior secondary students during school holidays in Botswana
(International Reading Association, www.reading.org/, 2011)
Reports of the poor reading culture of Batswana appear periodically in the popular media, especially the newspapers (see Baputaki, 2006; Hosia, 2007; Seboni & Swartland, 2009). These impressionistic reports speak of an ...
The functional distribution of Setswana and English in Botswana
(Multilingual Matters and Channel View Publications, http://www.multilingual matters.com, 2003)
In multilingual societies such as Botswana, language use is an extremely complex matter, further compounded by the fact that the languages involved are themselves dynamic phenomena that often elude the planned outcomes ...
A Socio-pragmatic analysis of compliment responses among students at the University of Botswana
(University of Malawi, http://www.unima.mw/, 2017)
Using tape-recorded interviews as well as Discourse Completion Tasks on compliment responses as elicitation methods, this study set out to investigate the linguistic resources that students at the University of Botswana ...
Are dialects markers of ethnic identity? The case of Setswana dialects and ethnic groups
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2019)
Many studies on dialects present language in neat, organised groupings that highlight similar language habits and linguistic features of people who belong to the same social, linguistic or regional group. In that way, ...