oa Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Intercultural communication in the Eastern Cape : similarity versus variety

Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0259-0069



Language variety is a phenomenon which has enjoyed a great deal of attention in the Republic of South Africa during the past few decades. The aim of this paper is to concentrate more on possible similarities/universalia as strategy for improved Black-White communication within the heterogeneous Eastern Cape society of our country. The conclusion is reached that before the above objective can be realized, a greater show of respect for each other's uniqueness must be acquired and more attention must be given to the organizing of discourse.

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