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Forms And Functions Of Questions In The Speech Of A 28- Month -0ld Monolingual Shona Speaker.
This paper analyses the forms and functions of Yes/No and Wh-questions produced by a 28-month-old child acquiring Shona as a first language (L1). Elicitation of data which spanned over a period of four weeks called for ...
An Analysis of the War Metaphors Used in Spoken Commentaries of the 2004 Edition of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) Matches in Zimbabwe
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2004)
Soccer commentaries on television are characterised by metaphor-carrying language and expression. After introducing the Interactionist Theory of Metaphor and the classic Cognitive Metaphor Theory, this article analyses ...
Coercive Discourse Patterns in President George Bush’s 2001 and 2005 Inaugural Addresses.
This paper investigates coercive strategies employed by President Bush in his 2001 and 2005 inaugural addresses. The study is situated in the broad field of discourse analysis whose main thrust is to investigate the use ...
Teaching Shona In English/Shona: Ideological Challenges And Implications- Whither UZ & MASU?
This paper investigates ideological challenges and implications associated with two models in the teaching and learning of Shona at university level. The UZ model involves the use of English as a medium of instruction ...