Linguistics | Elementary TWI
F102 | 3504 | Seth Ofori


F102
3-4 credits

P: grade of C or better in LING F101 or equivalent proficiency.
This course is the second part of a two-part course.
Meet May 28-June 13, 2002

Introduction to TWI, a major language of West Africa, spoken by the
Akan peoples of Ghana.  With  approximately ten million speakers, it
is the major language in Ghana. It is also spoken by thousands of
people in the Ivory Coast.

Basic grammatical structures and vocabulary. Emphasis is on spoken
language-oral and listening comprehension, language use in specific
social settings like the market, school, hospital, doctor's office,
among others. Important cultural points like food, clothing, marriage,
etc.