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- DescriptionFor over a decade, this helpful teacher's guidebook has been widely used in Jamaican schools and in metropolitan schools with Jamaican students. The book indicates the ways in which Jamaican Creole differs from Standard Jamaican English. For easy reference, the book is organized into four sections: 1. Words that look alike but mean different things in the two languages. 2. Words that are different but mean the same things. 3. Grammatical structures that are different but convey the same information. 4. Idiomatic Speech or writing.
- Author BiographyVelma Pollard is retired Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, Her major research interests have been creole languages of the Anglophone Caribbean, the language of Caribbean literature and Caribbean women's writings.
- Author(s)Dr Velma Pollard
- PublisherUniversity of the West Indies Press
- Date of Publication31/12/2003
- Place of PublicationKingston
- Country of PublicationJamaica
- ImprintUniversity of the West Indies Press
- Weight204 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine5 mm
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