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A comparative study of the visions and styles of Francis Imbuga and John Ruganda
The aim of our study is to compare how the prevailing social and political conditions in East Africa, especially in the post-independence period, influence the dramas of Francis Imbuga and John Ruganda. We set out to ...
Use of Politeness Strategies by Teachers in the School Staffroom in Kirinyaga County.
(Kenyatta University, 2018-10)
The purpose for this study was to analyze the politeness strategies used by teachers in the school staffroom in Kirinyaga County. The objectives were; to determine the strategies of politeness employed by teachers in ...
A Constraint-based analysis of Kikamba nativized loanwords
This work is a constraint-based analysis of Kikamba nativized loanwords. The mechanism used by the recipient language in the phonological modification of loanwords has been explained within the framework of Optimality ...
Motivation, Morpho-Phonological Processes in Egesembesa Argot among Ekegusii-Speaking Males of Western Kenya
This study was an analysis of the morpho-phonological process that helps achieve secrecy in Egesembesa, an argot among Ekegusii-speaking males of Western Kenya. The study also investigated the motivation of the use of this ...
A pragmatic analysis of the language use to campaign against HIV/AIDS: a case study of Gikuyu speakers in Nairobi and Nyeri
This study set to analyze the effectiveness of language used to campaign against HIV/AIDS by studying Gikuyu speakers drawn from Nairobi and Nyeri. The study investigated the originators' (of message items used to campaign ...
Language Activities used in Development of Learners' English Vocabulary in Kenyan Secondary Schools
Vocabulary forms a major component in the study of a language and since the mid - 1980s a lot of research has focused on this area. The study sought to survey language ' activities used to enhance the development of learners' ...