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  • Indigenous Language Conference 2019

    Posted on October 03, 2019

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages (YIL). The aim was to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangering the Indigenous Languages across the world, and establish a link between language,...

  • Beating the odds: four-time cancer survivor receives master’s degree

    Posted on April 23, 2019

    “Katsuzo! Zettai makenai!” This is Japanese for “I will win! I’ll never give up!”, and it’s a phrase that certainly applies to Lisa Sanders, who’s just graduated with a master’s degree in Translation and Interpreting Studies, from the University of...

  • International Mother Language Day 2019

    Posted on February 21, 2019

    The Theme International Mother Language Day 2019: The days is observed on February 21 every year. The theme of this year's International Mother Language Day will be: INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES AS A FACTOR IN DEVELOPMENT, PEACE AND RECONCILIATION. The Significance The annual observance of...

  • Decolonizing the young minds with emphasis on the works of BW Vilakazi

    Posted on October 26, 2018

    As part of the department’s transformation and community engagement initiative, the Head of the Department of African Languages, Professor Mpume Zondi and two isiZulu lecturers, Ms Brenda Bokaba and Ms Lungile Mcwango visited Kgomotso Secondary School at Section DD in Soshanguve.

  • Open Educational Resource Term Bank

    Posted on September 01, 2018

    Open Educational Resource Term Bank

  • African Languages conference and workshops

    Posted on August 01, 2018

    During the winter recess, six members of the Department of African Languages attended four international conferences in the USA, Thailand and South Africa, and one staff member co-presented a workshop for university students. The topics and themes of the various conferences and papers reflected...

  • Open day 2018

    Posted on February 28, 2018

    "In line with the University of Pretoria's efforts to engage more effectively with its various stakeholders, the University will no longer be hosting a general Open Day on its campus in 2018 but will be launching an interactive, online web application, which will provide a comprehensive overview...

  • Language Labs features in TUKKIE

    Posted on November 27, 2017

    Language Labs features in TUKKIE

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