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Volume 5 Number 1




Editorial Committee:

Ọbádélé Kambon (Editor-in-Chief; University of Ghana)

E. Kweku Osam (Consulting Editor; University of Ghana)

Gordon S. Adika (University of Ghana)

Nana Aba A. Amfo (University of Ghana)

Jemima A. Anderson (University of Ghana)

Charles O. Marfo (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology)


Editorial Board:       

Thomas Bearth (Switzerland)

Gudrun Miehe (Germany)

Felix Ameka (Netherlands)  

John Singler (USA)  

Paul Kerswill (UK)

Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele (Nigeria)

Emmanuel N. Abakah (Ghana)

D. D. Kuupole (Ghana)

Kwesi Yankah (Ghana)         


The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is a publication of the Linguistics Association of Ghana. Authors have sole responsibility for the content of their articles.    




The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana.


Mailing address: Linguistics Department, P.O. Box LG 61, Legon, Accra, Ghana.


© Linguistics Association of Ghana, 2016.

ISSN e2026-6596




Table of Contents



E. Kweku Osam

In Memoriam: Emerita Professor Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu                                                                                                                                iv


Modestus Fosu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

A Linguistic Description of The Language of Ghanaian                                                                                                                                                                               1

Newspapers: Implications for The Readability, Comprehensibility

And Information Function of The Ghanaian Press                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Sewoenam Chachu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

“I Am Speaking French But I Am Thinking in English”: An Analysis Of                                                                  37

Errors by Students of The French Language at The University of Ghana                                                                                                                                                                           


Joseph Omoniyi Friday-Otun                     

A Pragma-Stylo-Semantic Analysis of Proverbs 26, Verses 4 And 5                                                                                     55


Contributors to this Issue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             76                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

The 30th WALC and 10th LAG Conference: Call for Papers                                                                                                                               78


Format for References                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         80                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


How to Cite
EDITOR, The. Table of Contents. Ghana Journal of Linguistics, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. i-iii, dec. 2016. ISSN 2026-6596. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2017. doi: