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The Functions of Language in Herbalist-Client Interaction in Yoruba Traditional Medicine
A piece of language in use or 'text' can be studied from three vantage points. While sociological, socio-linguistic or socio-psychological approach will be interested in studying the social uses of (parts of) the text or ...
The Karatu Workshops on Literacy and Development in Nigeria: A Participant's Experience
Karatu (which means "reading" in Hausa) is a nongovernmental organisation (NGO) whose aim is to ensure that every Nigerian child learns to read. By training people who are already active in the reading development field, ...
Some Features of Language Use in Yoruba Traditional Medicine
Yoruba traditional medicine (YTM) is a system which basically incorporates a four-square intersection of two pairs of terms in relation to medicine, viz. positive/negative and personal/communal. In the intersection of ...