English: a brief history

By Antony Goedhals, University of Pretoria In August, PanSALB celebrates English as one of the official languages of South Africa – with the other languages being celebrated in succeeding months. This article aims to provide a few insights into English – into facts about the language and its origins that most people do not know. […]

English Language Awareness and the Issue of Teacher cognition

By Dr Nande C.K. Neeta Abstract There is an inherent relationship between the teachers of English language and the learning of English. This is because teacher proficiency plays a pivotal role in the achievement of quality education through the medium of English. But concerns have been raised around the issue of English language teaching/learning in […]