Tag: Languages


The Teaching of Latin in a Multicultural Society: Problems and Possibilities

The phenomenon of bicultural alienation amounting to almost total loss of identity is frequently documented. The problem of multilingualism has different aspects: to be able to join the mainstream of modern African urban life, native African speakers need to acquire at least one, often two, European-based languages. To promulgate an own, African education that would equip the native speaker with the tools to adapt to an ‘Africanized’ technological and media- controlled era would require the adaptation in South Africa alone of about eleven African languages to this era and its specialized vocabulary