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Towards a needs analysis of why students in a Ghanaian university fail the academic writing course (2014)
Journal Article
Nartey, M., & Dorgbetor, N. (2014). Towards a needs analysis of why students in a Ghanaian university fail the academic writing course. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 4(6), 167-174. https://doi.org/10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n6p167

In the last two and half decades, academic literacy has received considerable attention in tertiary education in several English-medium universities. Consequently, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and analogous writing programs have constantly bee... Read More about Towards a needs analysis of why students in a Ghanaian university fail the academic writing course.

Language corpora: The case for Ghanaian English (2014)
Journal Article
Ngula, R. S., & Nartey, M. (2014). Language corpora: The case for Ghanaian English. 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature, 20(3), 79-92

In the last two decades, the compilation of corpora and the analysis of linguistic phenomena via corpus data have become a fascinating linguistic practice around the world and by this, corpus linguistics is now firmly established as a credible approa... Read More about Language corpora: The case for Ghanaian English.

A semantic investigation into the use of modal auxiliary verbs in the manifesto of a Ghanaian political party (2014)
Journal Article
Nartey, M., & Yankson, F. E. (2014). A semantic investigation into the use of modal auxiliary verbs in the manifesto of a Ghanaian political party. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(3), 21-30

Political election manifestos are public declarations of political parties, in which they explicitly stipulate their policies in a bid to win over the electorate. This study explores, in situ, the semantic underpinnings of modal auxiliary verbs in th... Read More about A semantic investigation into the use of modal auxiliary verbs in the manifesto of a Ghanaian political party.

Cohesion in the abstracts of undergraduate dissertations: An intra-disciplinary study in a Ghanaian University (2014)
Journal Article
Afful, J. B. A., & Nartey, M. (2014). Cohesion in the abstracts of undergraduate dissertations: An intra-disciplinary study in a Ghanaian University. Journal of ELT and Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 93-108

Following the work of Santos (1996), studies on research articles and dissertation abstracts have elicited considerable attention. The present research examines grammatical cohesion in the Language and Literature abstracts of undergraduate dissertati... Read More about Cohesion in the abstracts of undergraduate dissertations: An intra-disciplinary study in a Ghanaian University.