Nigerian Pidgin

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Routledge, 1996 - Foreign Language Study - 297 pages
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Nigerian Pidginis the first comprehensive grammar of what has become one of the most widely spoken languages of Africa and the most widely spoken pidgin language in the world. The work consists of a detailed descriptive and analytic treatment of the syntax, morphology and phonology of Nigerian Pidgin, as well as preliminary studies of the lexicon and semantics of the language. The data and analysis presented in this book are based on samples of spontaneous speech collected in markets, workplaces, private homes and other sites throughout South Eastern Nigeria. This volume is further complemented by a full bibliography.

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Nigerian Pidgin: Background and Prospects. Ibadan: Heinemann Educational Books, 1991. ... *Gani-Ikilama, to „Use of Nigerian Pidgin in Education? Why not? ... AfriPalava2/ Pidgin.html

JSTOR: Nigerian Pidgin
Nigerian Pidgin. (Routledge Descriptive Grammars.) xv, 297pp. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. 95. There have been a number of structural descriptions ... sici?sici=0041-977X(1997)60%3A3%3C605%3ANP%3E2.0.CO%3B2-5

A Basic Description and Analytic Treatment of Noun Clauses in ...
in Nigerian Pidgin noun clauses may optionally begin with the noun clause ... Since there is little or no evidence in Nigerian Pidgin to make a case for the ... pdf-files/ vol15num3/ ihemere.pdf

Empowering Nigerian Pidgin: a challenge for status planning?
ABSTRACT: In spite of the fact that Nigerian Pidgin (NP) is probably the language ...... Nigerian Pidgin is different from Nigerian English (the variety of ... doi/ pdf/ 10.1111/ j.1467-971X.2008.00536.x

Nothing in context: Variation, grammaticization and past time ...
and past time marking in Nigerian Pidgin English. SHANA POPLA CK arid SAL1 TA GLIAMONTE. Departnient of Linguistics. liniversity of Ottawa ... servlet/ fichero_articulo?codigo=112487& orden=0

Nigerian Pidgin
This is the first comprehensive grammar of Nigerian Pidgin. This book provides basic descriptive and analytical treatment of the syntax, morphology and ... smpp/ 35862118-512851/ title~content=t727462387~db=all

International Englishes
Social and linguistic History of Nigerian Pidgin English: As Spoken by the Yoruba with a ... Eze, Smart N. Nigerian Pidgin English Sentence Complexity. ... ~martin.kich/ IntEng/ Africa.htm

Wikipedia:Articles for creation/2006-12-21 - Wikipedia, the free ...
Linguistic implications of the changing role of Nigerian Pidgin English. ... Reading and Writing Nigerian Pidgin. Rivers Readers Project, University of Port ... wiki/ Wikipedia:Articles_for_creation/ 2006-12-21

CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. Nicholas Gregory Faraclas EDUCATION ...
comparison of Tok Pisin with Nigerian Pidgin in PAPUA NEW GUINEA, 1986-87. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award approved for one year ... ingles/ pdfs/ faculty/ faraclasn-CV.pdf

Language Endangerment in Urhoboland By Macaulay Mowarin, Ph.D.
The Western variety or Warri/ Sapele variety of Nigerian Pidgin has also endangered ... Nigerian Pidgin is the language of wider communication in the two ... Conferences/ fifth_annual/ academic/ urhobo_language_mowarin.html

About the author (1996)

Faraclas is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Papua New Guinea.