Language Learning: Languages of Africa

  • Introductory Sketch of the Bantu Languages book cover

    Introductory Sketch of the Bantu Languages

    1st Edition

    By Alice Werner

    First published in 1919, this volume provides a detailed linguistic breakdown of the Bantu language family of Central and Southern Africa. Its author held in-situ expertise in Nanja, Swahili, Zulu, Giryama and Pokomo. A professor of Swahili and Bantu languages, she was the author of several books…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • The Mende Language: Containing Useful Phrases, Elementary Grammar, Short Vocabularies, Reading Materials book cover

    The Mende Language

    Containing Useful Phrases, Elementary Grammar, Short Vocabularies, Reading Materials, 1st Edition

    By F.W.H. Migeod

    First published in 1908, this volume emerged in the midst of the British Protectorate of Sierra Leone. The author, F.W.H. Migeod, studied the Mende nation in eastern Sierra Leone and followed the example of the grammar (1882) and vocabulary (1884) published by Dr. Schoen in using the southern form…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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