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1 Re-Packaging of Information by: Mhlengi Mabaso and Zonke Mthethwa

2 Introduction Introduction Overall project Overall project Challenges Challenges Lesson learnt Lesson learnt

3 CSIR OVERVIEW CSIR who owns the first book out of the two books published realised that there wasnt any dictionary available on the internet for Fanagalo. In order to help those who are passionate about learning this language and as part of preservation of languages we saw a need to make this dictionary available to the public. CSIR who owns the first book out of the two books published realised that there wasnt any dictionary available on the internet for Fanagalo. In order to help those who are passionate about learning this language and as part of preservation of languages we saw a need to make this dictionary available to the public.

4 FANAGALO is a simplified language that developed in South Africa as a means of communication between two or more groups that do not have a same language in common. is a simplified language that developed in South Africa as a means of communication between two or more groups that do not have a same language in common.

5 ZULUs

6 Fanagalo the miners language

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9 CHALLENGES

10 OCR Optical Character Recognition Optical Character Recognition Powereful to create editable documents, especially scanned documents Powereful to create editable documents, especially scanned documents In this case helped avoid the re-typing of the whole book In this case helped avoid the re-typing of the whole book Thanx to Adele Thanx to Adele

11 Difficulties & solution It was difficult to sort the Fanagalo-English dictionary in alphabetical order because of the merged cells It was difficult to sort the Fanagalo-English dictionary in alphabetical order because of the merged cells Solution: we converted the work from word document to excel and managed to sort the work Solution: we converted the work from word document to excel and managed to sort the work

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13 Respect one another Respect one another Time management Time management Importance of communication Importance of communication Meeting deadlines Meeting deadlines Skills improvement Skills improvement

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15 AFTER

16 ECKSON & ANNETTE

17 The end!!!


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