Articles by Author: Heather Finlayson

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  1. The impact of cerebrospinal fluid viral analysis on empiric antibiotic use in children admitted to Tygerberg Children’s hospital with suspected meningitis

    The impact of cerebrospinal fluid viral analysis on empiric antibiotic use in children admitted to Tygerberg Children’s hospital with suspected meningitis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Viral meningitis is the most common form of aseptic meningitis and requires minimal investigation and treatment. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has become the ‘gold standard’ for identifying viruses in cerebrospinal fluid and can provide rapid results. The objective of...
  2. HLONIPHA—THE WOMEN'S LANGUAGE OF AVOIDANCE AMONG THE XHOSA

    HLONIPHA—THE WOMEN'S LANGUAGE OF AVOIDANCE AMONG THE XHOSA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In order to meaningfully illustrate some of the mechanics relating to the use of hlonipha among the Xhosa women of the family groups selected, the structure of one particular Xhosa family is described in some depth, i.e. Nokhonza, who is...
  3. Southern-Bantu origins

    Southern-Bantu origins

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The theme of this article is the use of linguistic data to trace some Southern-Bantu origins. The presentation deals with these origins at three levels of abstraction. The first level concerns the evolution of Proto-Bantu as postulated by two eminent...
  4. Southern Bantu origins as represented by Xhosa and Tswana

    Southern Bantu origins as represented by Xhosa and Tswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Two Southern Bantu languages, namely, Tswana and Xhosa, have been selected as being representative of Zone S. Various aspects, including phonological, morphophonological, morphological and lexical have been considered. Taking Guthrie's classification, topogram and comparative series into account, it has been...
  5. A socio-historical overview of codeswitching studies in the African languages

    A socio-historical overview of codeswitching studies in the African languages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    South African studies in codeswitching (CS) have tended to follow the history of African linguistics. They also run parallel with studies on CS in the rest of Africa. A socio- historical critique of language contact phenomena reveals perspectives that have...
  6. ‘I’ll meet you halfway with language’ – codeswitching functions within an urban context’

    ‘I’ll meet you halfway with language’ – codeswitching functions within an urban context’

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Ukuxananaza kwemo yovangontetho kweelwimi ezilokishini eMzantsi Afrika kunye nobucukubhede malunga neemeko olusetyenziswa phantsi kwazo, kungaba neziphumo ezivuselela umdla omkhulu ukuba oku kunokuphononongwa ngo-kwesithako sikaMyers-Scotton se'markedness model' (ukusetyenziswa kwentetho ethile ngabom). Ngokwesi sithako izithethi ziyaliqonda ixabiso lokusetyenziswa kolwimi oluchanaba okuthile kwimo...
  7. 'Disintegrating the agenda'—strategies of transformation discourse

    'Disintegrating the agenda'—strategies of transformation discourse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article considers issues of language use in South Africa with regard to some salient discursive practices at an academic institution. In the contexts under review, language choice and use are embedded within a context of linguistic power relationships (high...
  8. Lower Forestry Education (O.D.C. 945.3)

    Lower Forestry Education (O.D.C. 945.3)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Some notes on lower forestry education, with special reference to the requirements of East Africa.