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Namibian languages

Namibian languages

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Published by R. Köppe in Köln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Khoisan languages -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Bantu languages -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Namibia -- Languages -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Wilfrid H.G. Haacke & Edward E. Elderkin.
      SeriesNamibian African studies ;, v. 4
      ContributionsHaacke, Wilfrid H. G., Elderkin, Edward E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL8021.N35 N36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination451 p. :
      Number of Pages451
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL449585M
      ISBN 103896450808
      LC Control Number98163630
      OCLC/WorldCa38985114

      The agreed policy was issued in the document Education and Culture in Namibia: The Way Forward to in The policy goals include: The seven-year primary education cycle should enable learners to acquire reasonable competence in English, the official language, and be prepared for English medium instruction throughout the secondary cycle. Namundjebo, E. (). Exploring the University of Namibia [UNAM] Second Year students’ expectations and experiences for the ULEA course:: A case study investigation at the HP Campus Language Centre. The 3 rd Internal Conference in Academic and Professional Communication: Communicating for change, advancement and globalisation.

      The New Otjiherero Dictionary is a comprehensive and authoritative reference of the Otjiherero language that covers a fairly wide range of lexicon, most of which do not exist anywhere in one book. It produces a steady flow of locally relevant books for young readers. This Namibian publishing house was established 25 years ago. It currently publishes in thirteen languages: Oshindonga, Oshikwanyama, Otjiherero, Rukwangali, Rumanyo, Thimbukushu, Silozi, Setswana, Khoekhoegowab, Ju/’hoan, Afrikaans, German, and English.

        Namibia is a relatively small country, averaging just three people per square kilometer and totaling barely over two million people, but has an incredibly diverse are 12 different major ethnic groups with a large range of tribes among them, and about 30 unique languages are spoken throughout the country. In Namibia, English was introduced as the official language in order to create a formal break with colonial legacy. Rather than choose German or Afrikaans-the languages of former powers- the Namibian government chose a language that represented its new independence (1).English was meant to unify the country under a single language.


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