Articles by Author: Sydney Moyo

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  1. Macroinvertebrate functional organisation along the longitudinal gradient of an austral temperate river

    Macroinvertebrate functional organisation along the longitudinal gradient of an austral temperate river

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The Kowie River, a relatively pristine system in South Africa, was sampled on four occasions over one year to determine if relative abundances of functional feeding groups (FFGs) of invertebrates changed along the longitudinal gradient, and if these changes matched...
  2. Web-based teaching, learning and research using accessible real-time data obtained from field-based agrometeorological measurement systems<xref rid="FN0001"/>

    Web-based teaching, learning and research using accessible real-time data obtained from field-based agrometeorological measurement systems<xref rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    To enhance teaching and learning in agrometeorology and allied disciplines, a Web-based data and information system was developed. The system uses field-based agrometeorologcial measurements, from automatic weather, radiation and temperature stations, to collect and display near real-time and previous data...
  3. Language contact and language change: the case for chiTumbuka in Northern Malawi

    Language contact and language change: the case for chiTumbuka in Northern Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article raises problems regarding the confusion surrounding the classification of chiTumbuka among Bantu linguists. Some of this confusion stems from the fact that chiTumbuka spoken in the Mzimba-Lundazi region is really a merger between two originally different languages: chiTumbuka...
  4. Language use in the neighbourhood of Empangeni and Richards Bay

    Language use in the neighbourhood of Empangeni and Richards Bay

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article addresses itself to the study of code choice and language use in the Empangeni-Richards Bay areas. This is largely language choice among Zulu, English and Afrikaans speakers, where 80% of the population of 8 million are Zulu first...
  5. Mother tongues versus an ex-colonial language as media of instruction and the promotion of multilingualism: the South African experience

    Mother tongues versus an ex-colonial language as media of instruction and the promotion of multilingualism: the South African experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    According to one of the main streams of current thought in the debate on language promotion, local indigenous African languages should be elevated to become the media of instruction throughout learners' schooling and learning careers. The argument is that these...
  6. Language Politics and National Identity in Malawi

    Language Politics and National Identity in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    With the attainment of independence, African countries tended to create new language policies different from their colonial masters' where possible. In most instances the purpose was ostensibly to forge new national identities symbolised by new flags and new anthems. Above...
  7. Vocabulary as an indicator of dialectal mapping: the case of isiZulu in KwaZulu-Natal

    Vocabulary as an indicator of dialectal mapping: the case of isiZulu in KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article describes the various vocabulary items as generally used in KwaZulu-Natal. It also focuses on challenges faced by dialectologists due to the increasingly elusive nature of languages today. This is evidently the case in this study on isiZulu, where...
  8. Mother-tongue education in primary schools in Malawi: From policy to implementation

    Mother-tongue education in primary schools in Malawi: From policy to implementation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article argues that it is one thing to pronounce language-in-education policy statements and yet another to implement such pronounced policies. In the context of Malawi, the language policy has remained fragmented since 1996 when five indigenous languages were elevated...