Publication details [#56796]

Plessis, Theo Du. 2012. The role of language policy in linguistic landscape changes in a rural area of the Free State Province of South Africa. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 43 (2) : 263–282.
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Geolinguistic changes, as perceptible on public signage in three big rural southern African Free State Kopanong Municipality towns, reveal both Afrikaans erasure, coinciding with enhanced monolingualisation (raising English) and the re-bilingualisation (lifting Bantu languages) of signs.