Contributors to this Issue

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CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE

 

SUPPORTING THE SPEAKING DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENTS IN A KISWAHILI-AS-A-FOREIGN-LANGUAGE (KFL) CLASSROOM

 

Author:                                   William Kesse Bimpong

Institutional Affiliation:       Ohio University

Current Status:                     PhD Candidate

Mailing address:                    Department of Teacher Education, McCracken Hall 309A

Phone number:                      +17404478227

Email address:                       wb076516@ohio.edu

 

Bio Statement:                       William K. Bimpong is a PhD candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at the Patton College of Education, Ohio University. He holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. His research interests include teacher cognition and teaching speaking skills in Less Commonly Taught Language (LCTL) classrooms.

 

 

PRESUPPOSITION IN GHANAIAN AND BRITISH NEWSPAPER EDITORIALS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

 

Author:                                  James Gyimah Manu

Institutional Affiliation:       Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

Current Status:                     Graduate Assistant

Mailing address:                    Department of English, KNUST, Kumasi – Ghana

Phone number:                      +233548655807

Email address:                       jgyimahmanu@gmail.com

 

Bio Statement:                       James Gyimah Manu is a Graduate Assistant at the Department of English, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He holds an MPhil and BA in English from KNUST. His research interests cover topics in the areas of Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics. Currently, his research is focused on how Conceptual Metaphors, as a cognitive machinery, are used for communication in the Ghanaian media Landscape.

 

 

 

IDEOLOGICAL DISCURSIVE FORMATIONS IN AN EMERGING DEMOCRACY: THE CASE OF THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL OF GHANA IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC

 

Author:                                  Alimsiwen Elijah Ayaawan

Institutional Affiliation:       University of Ghana

Current Status:                     Assistant Lecturer, PhD Candidate

Mailing address:                   Language Centre, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 119, Accra, Ghana

Phone number:                      +233248396931

Email address:                      aayaawan@ug.edu.gh

 

Bio Statement:                       Alimsiwen Elijah Ayaawan is an Assistant Lecturer at the Language Centre, University of Ghana and a PhD candidate at the Department of English, University of Ghana. His current primary research interests are in CDA and Academic literacies.

 

Author:                                  Opoku Gabriel

Institutional Affiliation:       University of Ghana

Current Status:                     PhD Candidate

Mailing address:                   Department of English, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 129, Accra, Ghana

Phone number:                      +233242965250

Email address:                      gabrielopoku2021@gmail.com

 

Bio Statement:                       Opoku Gabriel is a PhD Candidate with the English Department of University of Ghana. Discourse Semantics, CDA, academic literacies and new Englishes are his main research areas.

 

 

Editorial Book Critique: The Origin of the Word Amen: Ancient Knowledge the Bible has Never Told

 

Author:                                   Ọbádélé Bakari Kambon

Institutional Affiliation:       University of Ghana

Current Status:                     Senior Research Fellow

Mailing Address:                   Institute of African Studies, Room 115

Phone number:                      +233249195150

Email address:                      obkambon@staff.ug.edu.gh

 

Bio Statement:                       Ọbádélé Bakari Kambon completed his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Ghana in 2012, winning the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s award for the Best PhD Thesis in the Humanities. He also won the 2016 Provost’s Publications Award for best article in the College of Humanities. In 2019 he was the recipient of the [Nana] Marcus Mosiah Garvey Foundation award for excellence in Afrikan Studies and Education.  He is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Language, Literature and Drama Section of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana. Okunini Kambon is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Ghana Journal of Linguistics as well as Secretary of the African Studies Association of Africa. His research interests include Serial Verb Construction Nominalization, Historical Linguistics, Kemetology, & Afrikan=Black Liberation. He can be contacted at https://www.obadelekambon.com  

 

 

 

BOOK REVIEW: THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES

 

Author:                                   Clement Kwamina Insaidoo Appah

Institutional Affiliation:       University of Ghana  

Current Status:                     Senior Lecturer

Mailing address:                    Department of Linguistics, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG61, Accra-Ghana

Phone number:                      +233 24 747 4745

Email address:                       cappah@ug.edu.gh

 

Bio Statement:                       Clement Kwamina Insaidoo Appah (cappah@ug.edu.gh) is a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Ghana. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University in the UK and was a Commonwealth Scholar (2008-2012). His research interest lies in Kwa morpho-syntax. His recent work has been in Linguistic Morphology and Morphological theory (Construction Morphology). He has published extensively on issues such as compounding, nominalization, diminutives, numeral constructions, serial verbs constructions and humor. An area of emphasis in his work has been how to account for properties of complex linguistic expressions that do not come from their constituents.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Clement_Appah / https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=B8pMUnkAAAAJ&hl=en  

 

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Author Biography

Ọbádélé Kambon, University of Ghana - Institute of African Studies

Ọbádélé Bakari Kambon completed his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Ghana in 2012, winning the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s award for the Best PhD Thesis in the Humanities. He also won the 2016 Provost’s Publications Award for best article in the College of Humanities. In 2019 he was the recipient of the [Nana] Marcus Mosiah Garvey Foundation award for excellence in Afrikan Studies and Education.  He is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Language, Literature and Drama Section of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana. Okunini Kambon is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Ghana Journal of Linguistics as well as Secretary of the African Studies Association of Africa. His research interests include Serial Verb Construction Nominalization, Historical Linguistics, Kemetology, & Afrikan=Black Liberation. He can be contacted at https://www.obadelekambon.com  

Published
2020-06-30
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