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Twi Grammar
twi writing mistakes
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. From Akan movie and song titles, through texts in Akan TV commercials, to (surprisingly) academic papers on aspects of the Akan language, it is not uncommon to come by various forms of orthographic mistakes. Every human language has...
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akan affixes
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Consider the Twi word osuani (learner/disciple) for a moment. The word can be broken down into three parts. The main part of the word is sua (learn, verb). Before and after this main part, we have o and...
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akan twi interrogatives
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. We listed a number of Twi grammar terms in our last lesson, lesson 37 of the Twi grammar course. Today’s lesson focuses on Question Words in Twi. We are listing the various words used to ask questions in Twi....
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grammar terms in twi
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Unlike the previous grammar lessons, the present lesson only lists a number of English grammatical terminologies and their respective Twi names. As you may well be aware of, such a lesson outline has so far been typical of...
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negation in twi
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Negation is a grammatical process that turns all or part of the meaning of an affirmative construction/sentence into its opposite/negative. In English, verbs, clauses and sentences are commonly negated by introducing the negative particle ‘not’ or its contracted...
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akan twi adverbs
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Let’s follow up our lesson on Twi adjectives with one on adverbs. An adverb is simply defined as a word or phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. Examples of adverbs in English include slowly,...
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akan twi adjectives
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Adjectives are words used to modify/describe nouns in sentences. English examples of adjectives include tall, short, old, small, red, beautiful, smart, etc. In English, adjectives mostly appear immediately before the noun or noun phrase that they modify. For...
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akan verbs, twi verbs
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. So far, we have learnt about Akan (Twi) nouns, how to form their plurals, and how to join words, phrases, clauses and sentences together using a number of Akan (Twi) conjunctions. Now let’s turn our attention to Twi verbs....
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twi conjunctions
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Thanks to our lesson on pluralisation, I believe you are now familiar with a number of ways by which plural nouns are formed in Twi. Now, how do we join Akan (Twi) words, phrases, clauses, and sentences together?...
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forming plural nouns in twi
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. We have already familiarised ourselves with Akan (Twi) Nouns. We went on to look at the various types of Twi nouns in the subsequent lessons, giving examples in each case. Now, how do we form the plural noun...
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