Members of the project are involved in the following research and joint writing.
Charles Boachie: PhD working title Functions and distribution of Student Pidgin in Ghana
Kari Dako and Millicent Quarcoo: ‘Attitudes to language in Ghana’, forthcoming in International Journal of the Sociology of Language.
Wendy Murdock: PhD working title The construction of student identity through written discourse: A critical discourse analysis of student produced texts within a community of practice
Millicent Quarcoo: PhD working title The role of language practices and values among students in one Ghanaian university’
Millicent Quarcoo: Copula verbs and multi-word verbs in Twi/English codeswitching’. Paper presented at 43rd Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA, March 15-17 2012.
Elizabeth Orfson-Offei (formerly Quartey): PhD working title: Phonological features of English as spoken by university students from the north of Ghana’
Jo Arthur Shoba, Kari Dako and Elizabeth Orfson-Offei: ‘Locally Acquired Foreign Accent’ among speakers of Ghanaian English: A passing fad? Paper presented at ISB8, University of Oslo, June 2011. Revised as ‘I didn’t know fake has officially been given a name lol’: the phenomenon of Locally Acquired Foreign Accent (LAFA) in contemporary Ghana. Forthcoming in World Englishes, 2013.
Jo Arthur Shoba and Millicent Quarcoo: Twi-English Code Switching in Ghana: emerging forms and social functions Paper presented at AILA World Congress, Beijing, August 2011. Revised as ‘English in the Mix: Evolving roles of English in the language practices of Twi speakers in Ghana’. Language Matters, 43, 1: 77-96.
Jo Arthur Shoba: The formation of language values and language policy beliefs among teacher educators in Ghana: A life history approach. In Jo Arthur Shoba and Feliciano Chimbutane (eds) Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South (Routledge 2013).