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Conversational strategies in Akan

Samuel Gyasi Obeng

Conversational strategies in Akan

prosodic features and discourse categories

by Samuel Gyasi Obeng

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Published by Köppe in Köln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Akan language -- Discourse analysis.,
  • Akan language -- Prosodic analysis.,
  • Akan language -- Spoken Akan.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-170) and indexes.

    StatementSamuel Gyasi Obeng.
    SeriesWortkunst und Dokumentartexte in afrikanischen Sprachen ;, Bd. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8046.A631 O24 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6838556M
    ISBN 103896452622
    LC Control Number00336362

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Conversational evangelism isn’t a recent idea dreamed up by people who don’t like preaching. It was Jesus’ preferred approach. Reading over Jesus’ interactions with people in the gospels can provide you with inspiration and direction for your own conversational evangelism.

In John 4, for example, Jesus has an interesting encounter. Direct instruction is a good way to help children develop social play, peer-group participation, social communication, school interactions, and self-management skills.

Direct skill instruction: Identifies social skills that have to be developed. Determines the steps required to build those skills. Provides practice in a variety of settings. is a free e-learning website dedicated to helping you to read, write and speak the Akan language, spoken in most parts of Ghana in West Africa.

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Köln: Köppe, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Dialogic reading involves an adult and child having a dialogue around the text they are reading aloud together. Learn how to use this strategy effectively to help kids build vocabulary and verbal fluency skills and understand story structure and meaning.

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Gumperz September Conversational inference, as I use the term, is the situated or context-bound process of interpretation, by means of which participants in an exchange assess others' intentions, and on which they base their responses.

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