Academics Writing recounts how academic writing is changing in the contemporary university, transforming what it means to be an academic and how, as a society, we produce academic knowledge. Writing practices are changing as the academic profession itself is reconfigured through new forms of governance and accountability, increasing use of digital resources, and the internationalisation of higher education. Through detailed studies of writing in the daily life of academics in different discipli
Charts new directions in the study of African-language literatures generally, and isiZulu fiction in particular. Mhlambi proposes that African popular arts and culture models be considered as a logical solution to the debates and challenges informing discourses about expressive forms in African languages.
The Macmillan Graded Readers series is one of the most popular simplified readers for learners of English. The information is carefully controlled, with pictures to help explain some of the difficult words and phrases. This brilliant book for starter-level students describes a girls desire to leave her work and go to school.
These three beautifully written stories in Xhosa and English deal with important issues in an accessible and sensitive manner. They are perfect material for newly literate learners or those learning either Xhosa or English as an additional language.
The royal palace at Awukum lies behind a thick, high wall. No one is allowed to go inside it without an invitation from the Chief. Then, just before the big festival, Bari's younger brother Baffour disappears. Something bad is going on - Bari and grandfather must find Baffour before it is too late.