The Resource Cracking the code : the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English, (ebook)

Cracking the code : the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English, (ebook)

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Cracking the code : the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English
Title
Cracking the code
Title remainder
the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English
Title variation
Confused traveler's guide to Liberian English
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Language
eng
Summary
"Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English" is the brainchild of John Mark Sheppard, who moved with his family from the United States to Liberia when he was just three years old. He learned Liberian English as a second language as he spent his childhood and teen years immersed in the Liberian culture. After college in the United States, John Mark returned to Liberia and began a more formal study of Liberia's history, customs and languages. In this truly fascinating book, John Mark combines his training in linguistics with an extensive knowledge of the language he has grown to love. Besides the more than one thousand helpful explanations of specific words or phrases, "Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English" includes a fascinating history of the people groups and languages of the region, a pronunciation guide, a list of Liberian proverbs and practical, how-to-avoid-embarrassing-yourself advice for Westerners
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1982-
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Sheppard, John-Mark
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Liberia
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Liberians
Target audience
adult
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Cracking the code : the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781456612030
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12268250
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remote
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12268250
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MWT12268250
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cracking the code : the confused traveler's guide to Liberian English, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781456612030
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12268250
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12268250
System control number
MWT12268250
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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