Students

Doctoral

In progress

Nomfundo Buthelezi: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town
(Early lexical and grammatical development of children aged 8 to 32 months acquiring isiZulu)

Portia Khumalo: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town

Mikateko Ndhambi: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town
(Early lexical and grammatical development in Xitsonga-speaking children)

Nina Brink: Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication , University of Amsterdam
(The vocabulary profiles of Afrikaans-speaking infants and toddlers)


Masters

In progress

Nicole Husselmann: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town
(Towards validation of South African Communicative Development Inventories: An object naming/identification task for South African English and Afrikaans)

Babalwa Ludidi: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town
(The isiXhosa adaptation of the Mac Arthur Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI))

Kershia Naidoo: Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand

2022

Sefela Yalala: Linguistics, University of Cape Town
(Language development in Setswana-speaking infants aged 8 to 18 months)


Honours and 4th-year

2021

Thembelihle Makananda, Ndamulelo Makahane, Bulelani Malashe, Owen Mathye, and Mihle Nzima: Speech Language Pathology Contact, University of Cape Town
(Children’s first fifty words: Phonological and lexical characteristics of isiXhosa, South African English and Afrikaans)

2019

‘Mabutšana Ramokoatsi: Linguistics, Stellenbosch University
(The preliminary Mac-Arthur-Bates CDI Sesotho version: Correlation between grammar scores and age)

2017

Lulu Duke: Linguistics, Stellenbosch University
(Parent report on their child’s vocabulary development: Memory recall versus prompting)