The Impact of Community Radio in Promoting Multilanguage’s 

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Phokwane PP, Malatji NB


This study aims to unravel the impact that the community radio has in the promotion of languages. In their day to day communication to their listeners, appropriate and standard languages should be used in a way that will convey their messages properly to the listeners, which will eventually has an effect in the way languages are embraced and used in different contexts. This study used qualitative research method. The study found that community radio has a huge impact in shaping how the community uses languages, because the people who speak on the radios are within the communities. This is evident when listeners are requested to provide feedback on the talkshows of the community radios.The  study recommends that language boards like PanSALB should work with the community radios to harmonise and promote languages.

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