GHLS 701: Aspects of Ghanaian Language Studies


The course will provide students with the tools they need to examine and research into certain aspects of Ghanaian language studies that are of current importance nationally and globally. The course will highlight the theories of translation, and theories underlying the development of orthography, standardization and language documentation. Areas of concentration are language change and modern usage, translation of official documents like the constitution, the national anthem and pledge, UNESCO Charter on Mother Tongue Education and legal documents.