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Title: Learning How to Learn Languages: The Teaching & Learning of African Languages
Author(s): John M. Mugane
Journal Title: Language and Linguistics Compass
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page Range: 64–79
Publication Date: Feb-2010
Abstract: The African continent is home to over a thousand languages, many of which are unwritten and most of which are underdescribed. Learners and instructors of these languages – indeed of any underdescribed language – must think and operate well beyond the methodologies and organization of the better-resourced and more-established language programs in the US.

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