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Pidgin English of West Cameroon.

Loretta Josephine Todd

Pidgin English of West Cameroon.

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Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1971.

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Pagination1 v
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Open LibraryOL19420931M


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Pidgin English of West Cameroon. by Loretta Josephine Todd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon’s population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, but also in urban centres throughout the : Miriam Ayafor, Melanie J Green.

Schneider wrote a very technical monograph about west African pidgin English. Aimed at a reader already conversant with language construction. The author clearly spent much time analysing this variant of English in Cameroon.

But a quick scan of the text shows how limited Pidgin English of West Cameroon. book printed word can sometimes be.4/5(1). Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon’s population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, Pidgin English of West Cameroon.

book also in urban centres throughout the : Miriam Ayafor, Melanie J Green. Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon’s population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, but Pidgin English of West Cameroon.

book in urban centres throughout the country. This book is a reprint of the author’s doctoral thesis, apparently unmodified. It presents a descriptive analysis of the Pidgin- English of the West Cameroon Highlands.

Schneider is an American Baptist Missionary who spent some thirteen years () as missionary to the Mambila people. He has published several previous works on Author: Jay D. Edwards. Besides, Pidgin English of West Cameroon. book is a language I acquired in early childhood and I grew up speaking it in peer forums in several towns of the then West Cameroon.

Even thereafter, I have been an adept user of the language, especially in some of my creative works. The experience gave me the first insight into Cameroonian Pidgin as a language in its own right.

on Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) and this stems as far back as the mid s. Cameroon is a multilingual country Pidgin English of West Cameroon. book of two official languages (English and French), and according to Grimes (), over local languages. The language is active and present in everyday lives of the Cameroonian people and contrary to the Globe, 4 () Elega perception of Pidgin English in other West African countries, Cameroon.

Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon’s population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, but also in urban centres throughout the : Tori Shweet for Cameroon Pidgin English is Pidgin English of West Cameroon.

book compendium of short stories written in Cameroon's most widely spoken lingua franca commonly called Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE).

The grassfields of Cameroon serves as the nursery where these culturally enriched stories are nurtured. I will contend that for the purpose of socio-political integration and national unity in Cameroon, it is incumbent upon policy-makers and language planners to choose pidgin English as one of the official languages in the country.

CPE is a national lingua franca spoken by the rich and poor, men and women, educated and uneducated, young and : Peter Wuteh Vakunta. Description: Tori Shweet for Cameroon Pidgin English is a compendium of short stories written in Cameroon's most widely spoken lingua franca commonly called Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE).

The grassfields of Cameroon serves as the nursery where these culturally enriched stories are. This first published full-scale study of the Ghanaian variety of West African Pidgin English (GhaPE) makes extensive use of hitherto neglected historical material and provides a synchronic account of GhaPE&#;s structure and sociolinguistics.

Special focus is on the differences between GhaPE and other West African Pidgins, Pidgin English of West Cameroon. book particular the development of, Cited by: A grammar of Cameroonian Pidgin. Summary: This volume represents a comprehensive description of the structure of Cameroonian Pidgin, including an overview of its socio-cultural context, writing system, sounds, word formation, word classes and sentence structures.

Kamtok is the pidginised English of Cameroon. This English-related language has been a lingua franca in the country since at least the s. to permit Kamtok on the large multilingual plantations they established and a glossary of West African pidgin was published in German and later Dutch and French priests found it easier in areas.

West African Pidgin English also known as Guinea Coast Creole English is a West African creole language lexified by pidgin English and local African languages.

It originated as a language of commerce between British and African slave traders during the period of the Atlantic slave ofabout 75 million people in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana and Equatorial.

A language profile for Pidgin, Cameroon. Get a detailed look at the language, from population to dialects and usage. Similar efforts with respect to the national varieties of Pidgin English spoken in West Africa.

i.e. Ghanaian Pidgin English, Nigerian Pidgin English, and Cameroon Pidgin English, have been. It is part of a continuum of English Pidgins and Creoles spoken other West-African countries such as Cameroon, Sierra Leone and Ghana.

In recent years, Nigerian Pidgin English development has been particularly evident in the big cities and ports in the south of Nigeria, where it is used among people belonging to different ethnic groups; the use. This paper is a linguistic analysis of proverbs in Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE), a variant of West African Pidgins spoken along the West Coast of Africa from Ghana down to Cameroon.

It is a language that came into being in Cameroon during the Slave Trade years (), and it was the only language in which Slave traders and the indigenes Author: Jean-Paul Kouega. A description and display of the pidginized English of Cameroon Send article to Kindle To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure [email protected] is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon by: In Cameroon exists one TV station that is daily broadcasting a news show called "pidgin news" complete in pidgin.

The remaining program is in english. Another source are the so called Nollywood films. These films are produced in Nigeria. Most of them are in english, but often in some scenes pidgin is used.

'Once upon a time' is the English translation of the title of this collection of twenty-eight Pidgin tales from Cameroon in West Africa, first published in These are richly illustrative of the various folklore genres of the region and are presented in a modified standard orthography, with an English translation facing the original Pidgin Author: Loreto Todd.

Found in Africa (West African Pidgins include Nigerian Pidgin, Cameroonian Pidgin, Sierra Leone Krio), Indonesia (Tok Pisin, spoken in Papua New Guinea), parts of Asia and the Caribbean, English derived Pidgins are inventive, innovative, and often quite literal. For example in Tok Pisin, 'gras bilong het' (or grass belong head) simply means 'hair.

Pidgin Around the Globe CHINLISH: Chinese Pidgin English originated as a lingua franca for trade between the British and mostly Cantonese-speaking Chinese people. It originated as a Chinese mispronunciation of the English word "business". Following the first and second war from toPidgin English spread north to Shanghai and other treaty ports.

An Introduction to Cameroonian Pidgin, is part language course consisting of a Student's Book, r's and a Pidgin/ English- Epglish /Pidgin Glossary. The Teacher's Manual vas conceived and written during the Summer in-country language training program in Cameroon, with the Student's Book following one year later, during the Size: 3MB.

The dating of the origin of West African Pidgin English involves a problem of definition. The language was formed as a result of contact between Africans and English-speaking sailors and traders. It has been proposed that a pre-existing Portuguese creole was involved in the creation of the English based pidgin (Whinnom ).

Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon’s population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, but also in urban centres throughout the Rating: % positive.

Nigerian Pidgin English (NPE), originated as a lingua franca for trade purposes amongst the Nigerians and the Portuguese merchants during the 17th century. It is broken English like Patois and Creole, spoken along the coast of West Africa and it has extended to the diaspora, due to Nigerian migrants.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: English and Cameroon Pidgin English. Description: xii, pages: maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction. Have you ever heard of Pidgin English. These ladies tell me they are speaking "English," but I cannot understand a word that comes out of their mouths.

Can you. It's called Pidgin English or. Pidgin's primary importance is in the West African marketplace. For example, in Douala, Cameroon's largest city, an estimated 83 percent of the population uses pidgin to shop, according to the. "West African Pidgin English (PE) as exemplified in the [passage] quoted is spoken primarily along the West African coast between Sierra Leone and Cameroon The type of Pidgin found in literary works by Achebe, [Cyprian] Ekwensi, [Wole] Soyinka, and some other African writers is not the same as that often referred to as 'trade jargon Author: Richard Nordquist.

West African Pidgin English Various forms of cre?le and pidgin English, all with many features in common, are spoken along the West African coast from Gambia to northern Gabon, mainly in countries where English is an official language?Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon?and on Fernando Po, but also to some extent in.

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Pidgin languages typically consist of linguistic features of the contact languages, and their vocabulary is typically derived from the socially or economically dominant language. Cam-eroon Pidgin English (CPE for short) is a pidgin language spoken in Cameroon, West Africa.

The language has borrowed heavily from English. The terms "Cameroonian Pidgin", "Cameroonian Pidgin English", "Cameroonian Creole" and "Kamtok" are synonyms for what Cameroonians call Cameroon Pidgin English. Many speakers are unaware that this language is different from English proper.

It is a variety of West African Pidgin Englishes spoken along the coast from Ghana to ge family: English Creole, Atlantic. By Magnus Huber. This primary released full-scale examine of the Ghanaian number of West African Pidgin English (GhaPE) makes broad use of hitherto ignored historic fabric and gives a synchronic account of GhaPE’s constitution and sociolinguistics.

certain concentration is at the transformations among GhaPE and different West African Pidgins, particularly the /5(18). There are many variants of pidgin spoken across West Africa, from Mauritania in the north to Nigeria and English-speaking parts of Cameroon in the south, and the BBC said it is using a mélange in.

The launch of BBC Pidgin on the World Service is recognition that our English is not ‘broken’, but beautiful, says Accra-based lecturer and writer Kobby Ankomah-GrahamAuthor: Kobby Ankomah-Graham.

Poems from Abakwa in Cameroon Pidgin Pdf is one patriotic rage. An anthology of sorts, this book of poems contains wisdom, inspirational reflections and witticisms for all. Through apt descriptions, illustrations, dialogues, interrogations and incisive phraseology, Peter Wuteh Vakunta creates an effective balance of colorful images that.Special focus is on the differences between GhaPE and other West African Pidgins, in particular the development of, and interrelations between, the different varieties of restructured English in West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Cameroon.Download Ghanaian Pidgin English In Its West African Ebook in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

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