Ms Nolubabalo Tyam

Lecturer/language practitioner

Nolubabalo Tyam is a lecturer/language practitioner for Multilingual Education Project at UCT. She obtained her BA, Higher Diploma in Education, Honours and MA at University of Cape Town. She is currently busy with PhD with UWC. She co-published a paper with Moragh Paxton and Lynelle Govender and others in 2021.


Current Areas of Interest:

· Second Language teaching and learning

· Second language acquisition

· Translation


· Xhosa Communication Skills

Research Interest

· Teaching and learning of language for specific purpose


1. Xhosalising English? Negotiating meaning and identity in Economics

Authors: Paxton, Moragh; Tyam, Nolubabalo

Source: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Volume 28, Number 3, September 2010 , pp. 247-257(11)

2. Pathology Lexicon A-Z: a multilingual glossary app (AJHPE)

Authors: L Govender,1 MB ChB, PG Dip (HPE); J Geitner,2 BCom (Hons); N Tyam,3 BA (Hons), MA; F C J Botha,4 MB ChB, FC (Path) SA Anat; J Yeats,2 MB ChB, FC (Path) SA Viro

Source: Afr J Health Professions Educ 2021;13 (4):212-213. v13i4.1490