Language Choices and Identity in Higher Education: Afrikaans-speaking Students at Unisa

@article{Bornman2017LanguageCA,
  title={Language Choices and Identity in Higher Education: Afrikaans-speaking Students at Unisa},
  author={Elirea Bornman and Petrus H. Potgieter},
  journal={Studies in Higher Education},
  year={2017},
  volume={42},
  pages={1474 - 1487}
}
Worldwide globalisation has led to the anglicisation of higher education. This is also the case in South Africa since the advent of a new dispensation. Whereas theorising and research on language issues in higher education focuses predominantly on instrumental functions of language, this study investigates the symbolic functions of language as an identity marker. A survey was conducted among 2794 Afrikaans-speaking students at the University of South Africa (Unisa). Students who studied in… 
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