By Magnus Huber
This primary released full-scale learn of the Ghanaian number of West African Pidgin English (GhaPE) makes large use of hitherto overlooked historic fabric and gives a synchronic account of GhaPE’s constitution and sociolinguistics. unique concentration is at the modifications among GhaPE and different West African Pidgins, specifically the improvement of, and interrelations among, the several kinds of restructured English in West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Cameroon. This monograph additional contains an summary of the background of Afro-European touch languages in decrease Guinea with designated emphasis at the Gold Coast; an summary of the payment of Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an outline of ways and whilst the transplantation of Sierra Leonean Krio to different West African international locations happened; an research of the linguistic facts for the starting place, improvement, and unfold of restructured Englishes at the decrease Guinea Coast; an account of different different types of GhaPE and their sociolinguistic prestige within the modern linguistic ecology of Ghana; in addition to a accomplished structural description of the “uneducated” number of GhaPE. The booklet is followed through a CD-ROM which includes illustrative fabric similar to spoken GhaPE and pictures.