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The Importance or Significance of Local Zambian Languages in Education, Development and Mass Mobilisation

This article was extracted from a research study and was already published in a Journal. If you want to cite this article, cite it as follows: Mkandawire, Sitwe Benson (2017). Familiar Language Based Instruction versus Unfamiliar Language for the Teaching … Continue reading

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FAMILIAR LANGUAGE BASED INSTRUCTION VERSUS UNFAMILIAR LANGUAGE FOR THE TEACHING OF READING AND WRITING LITERACY SKILLS: A FOCUS ON ZAMBIAN LANGUAGES AND ENGLISH AT TWO PRIMARY SCHOOL IN LUSAKA

If you want to cite this article, use this: Mkandawire, Sitwe Benson (2017). Familiar Language Based Instruction versus Unfamiliar Language for the Teaching of Reading and Writing Skills: A Focus on Zambian Languages and English at two Primary Schools in … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 170,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Theories of Literacy and Theories of Literacy Development

Reference as: Mkandawire, S. B. (2015). LTC 1000 Theories of Literacy and Theories of Literacy Development. The University of Zambia Lecture notes for week 9. Retrieved from https://sitwe.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/306/ What is a Theory? A theory is an idealized representation of reality … Continue reading

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Types of Literacy or Literacies

Reference as: Mkandawire, S. B. (2015). LTC 1000 Types of Literacy or Literacies. The University of Zambia Lecture notes for week 2. Retrieved from https://sitwe.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/types-of-literacy-or-literacies/ Types of Literacy In today’s world, there are different forms and types of literacies that … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literacy

Reference as: Mkandawire, Sitwe Benson (2015) LTC1100 Introduction to Literacy. The University of Zambia Lecture notes for week 1. Retrieved from https://sitwe.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/introduction-to-literacy/ 1.2 What is Literacy? In today’s world, Literacy as an emerging academic field of study is one of … Continue reading

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LANGUAGE USAGE IN ACADEMIC WRITING

Reference as: Mkandawire, S. B. (2015). LTC1100 Language Use in Academic Writing. The University of Zambia Lecture notes for week 4. Retrieved from https://sitwe.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/language-usage-in-academic-writing/ 4.2 Avoidable Language in Academic writing? Academic writing follows certain conventions which are universally accepted. One … Continue reading

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