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The development of modals of obligation and necessity in white South African English through contact with Afrikaans
This article draws attention to the uniqueness of modality in White South African English (WSAfE), when compared with other native English varieties. This uniqueness is found in the historical development of the modal ...
Syntactic and pragmatic transfer effects in reported-speech constructions in three contact varieties of English influenced by Afrikaans
Cross-linguistic influence (CLI) is investigated by various research traditions that examine language contact varieties. This article presents an analysis of syntactic and pragmatic effects of CLI in three corpora of ...