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Contributors to this Issue

 

A LINGUISTIC DESCRIPTION OF THE LANGUAGE OF GHANAIAN NEWSPAPERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE READABILITY, COMPREHENSIBILITY AND INFORMATION FUNCTION OF THE GHANAIAN PRESS

 

Author: Modestus Fosu

Institutional Affiliation: Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra

Current Status: Senior Lecturer

Mailing address: Ghana Institute of Journalism, P.O. Box GP66, Accra, Ghana

Email address: [email protected]

Phone Number: +233505657657

 

Bio Statement: Modestus is a Senior Lecturer in Language and communication studies at the Faculty of communication and Social Studies, Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), Accra, where he teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Modestus holds a PhD in Communication Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. His teaching and research interests include language of the news; media and participation; journalism and news writing; media and journalism education; English language structure and usage, etc. Modestus is a researcher in the above areas and has a number of academic publications in reputable outlets in Ghana and abroad. He has also attended and presented academic papers at various local and international conferences.

 

 

“I AM SPEAKING FRENCH BUT I AM THINKING IN ENGLISH”: AN ANALYSIS OF ERRORS BY STUDENTS OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA.

 

Author: Sewoenam Chachu

Institutional Affiliation: University of Ghana

Current Status: Lecturer

Mailing address: P.O. Box CT 2, Cantonments, Accra

Email address: [email protected]

 

Bio Statement: Sewoenam Chachu is a Lecturer at the University of Ghana. Her areas of interest include foreign language acquisition, contact linguistics, French and Ewe and English syntax and semantics.

A PRAGMA-STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF PROVERBS 26, VERSES 4 AND 5

 

Author: Dr. Joseph Omoniyi Friday-Otun

Institutional Affiliation: University of Ilorin

Current Status: Senior Lecturer

Mailing address: Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Email address: [email protected]

Phone: +2348160302664

 

Bio Statement: Dr. Joseph Omoniyi Friday-Otun is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages at the University of Ilorin.

 

 

 


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/gjl.v5i1.78

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