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LINGUIST List 19.3303

Thu Oct 30 2008

Media: News Reviews in Jamaican Creole

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Andre Sherriah, News Reviews in Jamaican Creole

Message 1: News Reviews in Jamaican Creole
Date: 16-Oct-2008
From: Andre Sherriah <thejamaicanlanguagecompanygmail.com>
Subject: News Reviews in Jamaican Creole
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Dear all,

Akshan Taak, is a Jamaican Language company (JLC) production done in
association with the Jamaican Language Unit

It is a news commentary program done solely in Jamaican (More commonly referred
to as Patwa or Jamaican Creole), which reports on how the media covers the news
relevant to Jamaica and Jamaicans in general.

Subtitles are also written in the standardized writing system for Jamaican.
This is the modified Cassidy, LePage writing system for Jamaican Creole.
Do enjoy, subscribe and spread the word.

For episodes of Akshan Taak please go to YouTube and type in 'Akshan Taak'.

For more information on JLC, please visit


Andre Sherriah
PhD Candidate
University of the West Indies (Mona)

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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