Akan Intonation Project
Primary researcher for this project is Charlotte Fofo Lomotey. This project focuses on intonation and discourse in Akan, the most widely spoken language in Ghana. This project marks the beginning of series of projects aimed at describing the intonation patterns of major Ghanaian Languages. Prior to this project, the researcher described the vowels of Akan in her MPhil. Thesis. Early work attached to this project includes:
Lomotey, C. F. The Intonation of Declarative and Interrogative Sentences in Akan. Presented at ALTA 2011
Lomotey, C. F. The interaction of intonation and lexical tones in Akan. (Forthcoming)
Lomotey, C. F. (2010). Vowels of Akan-A Cross Dialect Study. Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellechaft & Co. KG.
Lomotey, C. F. & Akpanglo-Nartey, J. N. (2009). Acoustic correlates of Akan vowels. Current Perspectives in Phono-syntax and Dialectology. 325-341Lomotey, C. F. (2008). The phonetic status of [æ] in Akan. Journal of Research and Development in Education (JORDE). 8 215-232.