Caribbean language


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Noun1.Caribbean language - the family of languages spoken by the Carib
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
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A top music insider said: "There's no way we can release an album with Amy singing in a Caribbean language. We'd be a laughing stock - it would be a commercial flop." (ANI)
Complete Poems is a volume that no student of the Harlem Renaissance, the leftist interwar period, dissident sexuality studies, the Catholic worker movement, or negritude, diaspora, and Caribbean language literature can live without.
They have hosted the Caribbean Language Conference and supported the attendees by coveting the cost of their travel and other expenses.
Cyclone is used in the southern Indian and Pacific Oceans (it is the preferred academic name), typhoon is used in the Bay of Bengal and the China Sea (derived from the Chinese, tai fung), and hurricane is used in the Pacific coast of the Americas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico (the term is derived from a Caribbean language).
As with Clemencia, this speaker had specific recommendations for reforms in education, publishing, and television that would be rooted in the native language and experience, calling, as did several speakers, for the creation of a Caribbean language institute.
In the first of the book's four parts, "Dennis Craig in Caribbean Language Education," Jeff Siegel and Beverley Bryan discuss Craig's contribution to Applied Linguistics generally and English language teaching in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean poet's voice, the self, is always at the center of the poetry, and this voice relies heavily on the Caribbean language, history, and culture.
Chapter 3 focuses on the relationship between French Caribbean writers and their European readership by teasing out the relationship between exoticism, consumerist mentality, consumption, and the commodification of French Caribbean language as an "edible" object.
In the late 1990s, both the Society of Caribbean Linguistics and the Linguistics Society of America distinguished him as an honorary member, recognizing his tireless commitment to research that elevated scientific understanding as well as the social status of Caribbean languages. Pauline Christie's edited volume Caribbean Language Issues, Old and New (1996) was published in celebration of Alleyne's sixtieth birthday and his achievements in linguistics.
The editors have organized the fifteen contributions that make up the main body of their text in four parts devoted to Dennis Craig in Caribbean language education, the background of Caribbean language, policy issues and perspectives on vernacular education in the Caribbean, and issues of context.

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