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Commercial english language comedy development in Ghana

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Comment: GHANAIANS HATE TO SPEAK ENGLISH PERIOD

Author:
ELINAM
Date:
2014-02-03 00:05:02
Comment to:
One tribal language forced on Ghana

Simple because some one lied to Ghanaians that they are a model colony for the stupid British, few half-baked educated Ghanaians who wanted to be British so bad frowned on the kroo/pidgin English.Beside that these few guys lacked eloquence in the English that they thought they could speak, they did everything to look down on people who were speaking pidgin and termed them as uneducated and therefore killed its organic development, while other nations like Liberia,Sierra Leon and Nigeria continued to allow its organic development.
This development has easily put many english words on the mouth of say, Nigerians and the confidence that allows them to speak it even with no formal education. The continue usage of any language makes it easier to speak.

Contrary, the average educated Ghanaian speaks the english language with no eloquence and confidence. The artistic constructions and the command that is needed to put words together to induce laughter in a comedy is just not there.
The rigidity in which we try to speak the english like some english man makes it even worst to say the least.

And on top of that, the average Ghanaian hates to pick up a book and read.
In today's Africa, more Zimbabweans,Kenyans, Tanzanians,South Africans and other Anglophones do better expression in the English language than we do. Even Indians and Chinese who have developed their own languages still express themselves better than Ghanaians.

Language is a creative art, and boy, has creativity has left our shores or what? Even our own local languages are suffering from the gross lack grammatical art.

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ELINAM on Feb 3, 00:05
GHANAIANS HATE TO SPEAK ENGLISH PERIOD