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Football in computer-mediated discourse: A move analysis of match previews (2018)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (2018). Football in computer-mediated discourse: A move analysis of match previews. Linguistik Online, 89(2), https://doi.org/10.13092/lo.89.4274

In the last couple of decades, linguistic enquiry into internet genres has become prevalent, resulting in the investigation of internet genres such as live-text commentary, weblogs, online news/news websites, and social network sites. In tandem with... Read More about Football in computer-mediated discourse: A move analysis of match previews.

Clausal coordination in Gã: The case of nì (2018)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (2018). Clausal coordination in Gã: The case of nì. Languages, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/languages3010003

This paper analyses the communicative functions of the Gã (Niger–Congo, Kwa branch) clausal connective nì, roughly corresponding to English ‘and’, drawing on Wilson and Sperber’s (1995; 2004) relevance theory. The study demonstrates that nì is a conj... Read More about Clausal coordination in Gã: The case of nì.

Representations of politicians in contemporary Ghanaian hiplife music (2015)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (2015). Representations of politicians in contemporary Ghanaian hiplife music. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 17(4), https://doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2462

In his article "Representations of Politicians in Contemporary Ghanaian Hiplife Music" Mark Nartey argues that in Asare Obeng's music politicians in Ghana are depicted as self-seeking, self-serving, and self-centered. Further, he argues that since it... Read More about Representations of politicians in contemporary Ghanaian hiplife music.

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.

A speech act analysis of status updates on Facebook: The case of Ghanaian University students (2013)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (2013). A speech act analysis of status updates on Facebook: The case of Ghanaian University students. Language in India, 13(12), 114-141

In the last half a decade, social network sites (SNSs) have wrought a tremendous impact on interpersonal communication across the world to the extent that it can be postulated, arguably, that such sites/platforms represent the commonest new media in... Read More about A speech act analysis of status updates on Facebook: The case of Ghanaian University students.

‘Hello sweetie pie’: A sociolinguistic analysis of terms of endearment in a Ghanaian university (2013)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (2013). ‘Hello sweetie pie’: A sociolinguistic analysis of terms of endearment in a Ghanaian university. International Journal of Social Sciences, 17(1), 92-101

Following Brown and Gilman's (1960) study, sociolinguists have shown an increasing interest in the use of address forms in various social milieus such as religion, politics, media and academia. Using a two-pronged conceptual framework derived from in... Read More about ‘Hello sweetie pie’: A sociolinguistic analysis of terms of endearment in a Ghanaian university.