Introduction to the Grammar of EkeGusii




Introduction to the Grammar of EkeGusii is a reference grammar book intended primarily for students at universities and other tertiary institutions and linguists interested in studying EkeGusii. The book provides an overview and analysis of grammatical issues on EkeGusii. The book is focused on the structure of EkeGusii: phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The book provides a thorough and comprehensive analysis of significant grammar issues and concerns that underlie EkeGusii. Readers are familiarized with data which has continued to remain largely and fairly unfamiliar, even to a native speaker of the language. The book also gives a brief background of the Gusii community and their language, outlining their cultural communication practices and strategies.

Naom Nyarigoti is an Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics at USIU-Africa and the co-author of Introduction to the Grammar of EkeGusii. She holds a PhD and MA in English Language both from the University of Reading, UK, and a B.Ed. in English and Literature from Moi University. Naom is also the author of the novel, The Broken Promise, which is based on experiences of students who go abroad for further studies.

Victor Ondara Ntabo is currently a PhD candidate and a teacher of English and Literature at Waa High School. He holds a Master of Arts in Linguistics from Karatina University and a B.Ed in English and Literature from Maseno University. He has keen interest in Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis.


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