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introduction to Liberian English

John Victor Singler

introduction to Liberian English

by John Victor Singler

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Published by Peace Corps/Michigan State University, African Studies Center in [East Lansing] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia.,
  • Liberia
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Liberia.,
    • English language -- Liberia -- Texts.,
    • Languages in contact -- Liberia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby John Victor Singler, with J. Gbehwalahyee Mason ... [et al.].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE3442.L5 S5 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii leaves, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666038M
      LC Control Number85620601

        Read "Introduction to Liberian Government and Political System" by Monie R. Captan available from Rakuten Kobo. The primary purpose of this book is to introduce readers to basic Liberian civics and related topics. It is also a usefu Brand: Lulu Publishing Services. The book also covers the Liberian civil war which destroyed the country in the s and early s, a conflict which also had historical roots. The conflict is attributed to the inequalities between Americo-Liberians and the indigenous people which existed throughout the /5(2).

      “Congos.” For much of Liberia’s early history, the Congos were classed below the Americo -Liberians. However, over the years the two groups joined and the terms “Americo -Liberian” and “Congo” were used interchangeably. 2 Robin Dunn-Marcos et al., “Liberians: An Introduction to Their History Culture,” Culture Profile No. 19,File Size: 96KB. Get print book. No eBook available and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Civics for Liberian Schools. A. Doris Banks Henries. Collier-Macmillan International, - Civics, Liberian - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. Glossary. Contents. Introduction OUR Reviews: 1.

      Liberia has a coastal plain extending 25 miles in from the ocean and is about miles long extending the length of the country. Inland from the coastal plan are rolling hills and low mountains. In this Geographically, Liberia borders the Atlantic Ocean and is situated at the bottom of the “West African Bulge.”.   English in Liberia - Volume 14 Issue 2 - Bernard L. Ngovo. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 1.


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This is Part II of an "Introduction to Liberian English" You can visit that article in order to read a bit more about Liberian English itself and also see more Liberian English words and phrases defined Book - can mean "the law" or simply used as a metonym for being And that's what Liberian English does, words are pronounce so different.

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The aim of this text is to introduce Liberian English, which includes the many varieties of English spoken by Liberians, to Peace Corps volunteers. The text is divided into two sections. The first part talks about Liberian English, while the second part uses Liberian English to describe aspects of contemporary Liberian culture.

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Liberia: Introduction. Liberia is located in Western Africa bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, and the Atlantic Ocean. The government system is a republic; the chief of state and head of government is the president.

Liberian dollar (LRD) Languages. English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages few of which can be. This book is intended to provide an introduction of Liberian culture for the foreign visitor by means of a survey of certain terms and phrases of Liberian speech which may be unfamiliar.

The glossary which follows is far from comprehensive, and the author is fully. An Introduction To Liberian English postcard we sent to our grandparents in the States in English is the official language of Liberia.

It is true that there are sti. Liberia Introduction; Introduction. Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free" in Latin.

English is the official language and over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, representing the numerous tribes who make up more than 95% of the population. the Liberian. Full text of "ERIC ED An Introduction to Liberian English." See other formats. It is often acknowledged that there are five such varieties of Liberian English and these include: Kru Pidgin English, Liberian Kreyol (or Vernacular Liberian English), Merico Language, Caribbean English, and Liberian Standard (or Liberian Settler English).

Though the introduction of English to West Africa, and specifically Liberia has long. Liberian Kreyol language (Vernacular Liberian English), or Liberian creole the most common variety, developed from Liberian Interior Pidgin English, the Liberian version of West African Pidgin English though it has been significantly influenced by the Americo-Liberian and the Caribbean slaves Settler English.

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