AN OVERVIEW OF THE DIVERSITY OF THE GHANAIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Anderson , Samuel (2017) AN OVERVIEW OF THE DIVERSITY OF THE GHANAIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE. In: "International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” VII ISSN: 2540-8755, July 19 - 20, 2017, Hotel NEO Semarang.

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Abstract

There exist in Ghana about two hundred and fifty local dialects with the official language as English. The use of these languages is mostly dependent on the indigenous people, their place of birth and or abode, association and tribe. Notwithstanding, the ten regions of Ghana alongside with its two hundred and seventy districts has got vase difference in the way of life of the people who dwell in respective regions and districts. This variance is in relation with the line of inheritance, socio-politics, language, clothing, dancing, singing, celebration of festivals, naming, puberty, marriage, funeral ceremonies and even the food they eat. This presentation will therefore to a large extent digest into details the aforementioned phenomenon to bring forth better understanding of the Ghanaian way of life and language via Power Point slides.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:57581
Deposited By:Mr Wahyu Setia Budi
Deposited On:20 Oct 2017 09:48
Last Modified:09 Feb 2018 15:25

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