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The Pan SA Language Board has announced which phrase captured the ethos, mood or preoccupations of 2019.
South African indigenous languages may be saved from the list of those identified by the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as likely to disappear at the end of this century.
February was Language Month and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) celebrated the end of their #SpeakItLiveIt campaign with the annual PanSALB Multilingualism Awards in Cape Town.
‘As long as we have deaf people on earth, we will have signs,” American author and sign language activist George William Veditz declared in 1913 in a film titled Preservation of the Sign Language.
Words are the building blocks of all languages and, to this end, various lexicography units, set up around SA, have been hard at work recording our new words and saving the old ones from obscurity, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge-Mashetla.
Every year, the Pan South African Language Board chooses a 'word of the year'. Last year it was 'state capture'. This year, the winner is...
In 2009, a deaf matriculant at Westville Boys’ High School in KwaZulu-Natal, Kyle Springate, withdrew his legal bid to force the department of education to allow him to take sign language as a subject, writes Sibusiso Nkosi.
Judge Albie Sachs, who was part of the original delegation to negotiate with the National Party for official recognition of African languages, was the keynote speaker at an event celebrating language month. Mmanaledi Mataboge-Mashetla was there.
It is International Mother Language Day on Tuesday and PanSALB has been calling the state to account for its mother tongue policies. It’s been a tough road, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge-Mashetla.
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