Month: May 2022

ANALYSE DE LA VERSION FRANCAISE DE PURPLE HIBISCUS PAR MONA DE PRACONTAL

Victor Chinedu Asadu, Samuel Awa ABSTRACT Résumé Une étude de la traduction des romans africains révèle parfois des traductions littérales erronées et des modifications sémantiques inappropriées. Dans ce travail, nous avons effectué lanalyse de la version  de Purple Hibiscus faite par Mona de Pracontal. Pour aborder lanalyse de la traduction, nous avons appliqué les sept …

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AMBIGUITY IN THE IGBO LANGUAGE

Chinweude Nwakaego Ugochukwu ABSTRACT Ambiguity in language is a linguistic device which can hinder, hamper or blur effective communication. It results in multiple meaning or interpretation. This device can be used intentionally in a speech situation as a means of evasiveness, treading cautiously and as a means of avoiding undesirable consequences. This study is an attempt to …

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LENGUAS ESPAÑOLAS, LENGUAS OFICIALES Y LENGUAS COOFICIALES: ¿UNA CUESTIÓN DE DENOMINACION?

Purity Ada Uchechukwu ABSTRACT Este trabajo no pretende entrar en la polémica de si España es ‘un país multilingüe’ (Siguan 1992), ‘no es estrictamente multilingüe’ (Lodares 2006: 19-32) o ‘un país que se presenta como monolingüe’ (Burgueño 2002: 171 -192). La intención aquí es explorar el uso de expresión las lenguas españolas en contextos diferentes, …

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LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT: THE CASE OF THE IGBO LANGUAGE

Ifeoma Onyemelukwe ABSTRACT The present study has the objective of making a case study of Igbo as an endangered language. It sets out to identify the factors leading to the endangerment of the Igbo language, the immediate and long-term effects of this linguistic phenomenon of Igbo language endangerment. Two methods are applied: descriptive and historical. …

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THE LANGUAGE WEEK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SIERRA LEONE: A DOCUMENTATION

Prince EAJ Kenny ABSTRACT Summary This paper discusses the importance of Language Week at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. This annual activity has really projected the image of the Department of Languages not only within the university but also in the country. To this end, this communication aims to: –          Situate the origin of this annual …

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TEACHING VERY LARGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASS: WHAT TO DO?

Umar a Ahmed ABSTRACT Studies have shown that the rapid expansion and global acceptance of English as an international language has led to an increase in the number of people learning the languages especially in Africa and Nigeria in particular. Teaching a large English language class can be a serious challenge to many teachers due …

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