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yaa baby ghana
Much earlier this year, I was in talks with Yaa Baby for an interview to feature on this website. Yaa Baby is an American-born actress based in Ghana who has, over the years, attracted public admiration for her exceptional skill at speaking the Twi dialect of the Akan language. Our interview began but we could not see it...
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fun ways to learn Twi
Featured image: EDUFUN UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Trying to learn any language as an adult can be very difficult. Amongst linguists, especially language acquisition scholars, there has been a long-standing debate over the extent to which language acquisition is biologically linked to...
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akan twi thesis
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. I was reading the abstract of my master’s thesis last night and thought I should share with you guys here. Why? Because I wrote it entirely in Twi, with an English version of it on another page. The thesis,...
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adinkra symbols
Featured image: Afrohemien UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. The creative skills of the Ashantis are exhibited through several media: music, dance, art, etc. In art, the Ashantis are credited with the creation of certain visual symbols known as Adinkra. The symbols represent certain human...
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ephraim_amu yen ara asaase ni
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. This morning, I mistakenly clicked on a music file on my phone but before I could stop it, the lyrics caught my attention… again! So I ended up putting it on repeat. It’s no other song than the...
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UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Today, I went back to watch this video of Elder Seth, an American missionary from The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. In a series of videos, Seth recounts his visit to Ghana, detailing his experiences from different...
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learn akan
UPDATE: We have a new YouTube channel. Please CLICK HERE to visit and subscribe to it for video lessons. Two years ago, I had a great opportunity to pursue higher education in one of the finest Norwegian universities, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU. Life here has been interesting. Norway has exposed me to...
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