Part of the Place Names discipline, the unit also focuses on language visibility: What do people see in terms of signage and language?

The Manual for Multilingual Signage has been developed to provide practical guidelines on why and how to erect multilingual public signage. Government and private institutions, as well as sign designers, will find this manual useful.

The manual results from the Multilingual Information Development Programme, a project funded by the Province of Antwerp, Flanders, and it contributes to the cultivation of a language dispensation in South Africa that is fair and that benefits all its inhabitants.


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Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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