Laura Anna Ciaccio, Naledi N. Kgolo, Harald Clahsen. (2020). Morphological decomposition in Bantu: A masked priming study on Setswana prefixation. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience DOI:

Kgolo, N. N. (2018). Setswana Lexical Expressions of Time. Marang Journal of Language and Literature. Vol 30, 17-3. Available at:

Matiki, A. J. & Kgolo, N. N. (2017). A Socio-pragmatic Analysis of Compliment Responses among Students at the University of Botswana. Journal of Humanities 25:2, 62-89. Available at:

Batibo, H. B. & Kgolo, N. N. (2016). Nasal Retention of Noun Prefixes of Class 9/10 in Bantu Languages: A Case Study from Setswana, Kiswahili and Shisukuma. LASU Journal, 4:9, 21-29. Available at:

Kgolo, N. N. & Eisenbeiss, S. (2015). The Role of Morphological Structure in the Processing of Complex Forms: Evidence from Setswana Deverbative Nouns. Language, Cognition & Neuroscience, Special Issue: Laboratory in the Field: Advances in Cross-Linguistic Psycholinguistics, 30:9, 1116-1133, DOI:


Chebanne, A., Otlogetswe, T.J., Molosiwa A., Moatlhodi, B., Kgolo, N., & David, M. (2008). Mokwalo o o Lolameng wa Setswana ‘Setswana Standard Orthography’. Gaborone: Pentagon. ISBN: 978 99912-487-7-6.


Kgolo, N. (2008). An Analysis of the Discourse of Botswana Parliamentary Proceedings, In Bagwasi, M. M., Alimi, M. M., Ebewo, P. J. (eds). (2008). English Language and Literature: Cross Cultural Currents. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.         ISBN: 1-84718-952-0


Eisenbeiss, S., Clackson, K., Kgolo, N. N., Papadopoulou, L., Fickel, J., & Schmid, S. (2013). Collecting Reaction-Time and Eye-Movement Measurements outside the Traditional Lab-Setting, Using DMDX, ELAN, and CHAT/CLAN. PDF available at documents

Seloma, P. S. and Kgolo, N. N. (2006). Pego e e Tletseng ya Phuthego-Kgolo ya Bobedi ka ga Puo ya Setswana. (Report on the Second National Conference on the Setswana Language, held on the 22-24 June 2006 in Gaborone, Botswana. Theme “The Empowerment of Setswana as a National and Official Language.” Funded by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, OSISA).


University of Botswana Staff Funding Round 34 Grant for Research on Setswana Communicative Development Inventories, 2018

Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA) 2016 Young Linguist Award; 2016

Faculty of Humanities, University of Botswana, Research & Publications Committee Grant; 2008

The Indian High Commissioner’s Prize for Best Graduate Student in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Botswana; 2007