Language Studies (CLS)
The Centre took over some of the responsibilities and facilities of the dissolved Chichewa Board. CLS, which is under the Faculty of Humanities, has a broad range of functions.
The CLS’s main responsibility is to promote and develop Malawian languages. To achieve this, the Centre conducts research/consultancy in Malawi languages including Chichewa, Chiyao, Chisena, Chilomwe, and Chitumbuka. It also recognises the educational, social, economic and political importance of non-African languages such as English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and others and therefore promotes activities related to the study of these languages as well.
The Centre’s activities include translation, and editing of materials in various languages, offering short courses in both Malawian and non-Malawian languages, collaboration with individuals/organisations in the writing of text books and readers in Malawian and non-Malawian languages, publishing (dictionaries: monolingual and bilingual), collaborat
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