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Twi Grammar
Quite often, you hear learners of Twi pronounce certain words and phrases just as written. Like any other world language, however, there are phonological conventions to guide speakers of Twi, and ensure a smooth, natural flow. For instance, there are certain Twi words and phrases which contain the letter ‘r’, but we tend not to...
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akan twi future tense
The present lesson concludes the series on Twi verb tenses and their main types. We have, so far, looked at the simple present tense and the simple past tense. Let’s now turn our attention to the simple future tense. The Simple Future Tense The simple future tense is the form of a verb that is...
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akan twi past tense
This is the third lesson in the series on Twi verb tenses. Thus far, we have been introduced to the concept of Twi verb tenses and gone ahead to look at the simple present tense in Twi. In today’s lesson, we are looking at the simple past tense in Twi. The simple past tense forms...
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akan twi present tense
In our introductory lesson to Twi verb tenses, we got to know what a verb tense is, the three main types of verb tenses, and went on to show, through examples, the forms that some Twi verbs take when they are used to describe situations in the past, present, or future. I am guessing you’ve...
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akan twi verb tenses
In our lesson on Akan (Twi) Verbs (Adeyɔ), we defined a verb as a word or phrase that describes an action, condition, or experience. Now, whether the action, condition, or experience that a verb describes happens in the present, happened in the past, or is to happen in the future determine the form of the...
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twi stative verbs, stative verbs in twi
We have, thus far, looked at the concept of verbs as a very important part of speech and gone ahead to look at action verbs as one of the main types of this all-important part of speech. Let’s now explore the other major verb type: stative verbs. Just like we did with the action verbs,...
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twi action verbs, akan twi verbs
In our last grammar lesson, we were introduced to a very important part of speech: the verb. We got to know what verbs are; touched on action and stative verbs as the two main verb types (acknowledging helping verbs and the other verb sub-types); listed a few examples of each type. If you missed it,...
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twi suffixes, nsiakyire
NOTE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. This lesson concludes the series on Twi affixes. Our first lesson in the series introduced us to what affixes are, as well as the types of affixes we have. Then we went on to treat the...
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prefixes in twi nsianimu
NOTE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. In our last lesson, we were introduced to Twi affixes. We said an affix is a word element that can be attached to a word’s root to form a new word. We mentioned that if an...
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countable and uncountable nouns in twi
NOTE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. This will be the last lesson under the types of Twi nouns there are. In this lesson, we combine two opposing types: countable and uncountable nouns. Be sure to pick some Twi vocabulary as you go...
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