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ŋamɔ́i kɛ̀ nɔheremɔi (Greetings and Responses) Yitso: Botoi, jwɛ̀ŋmɔ he, wiemɔ, ni oŋma (Topic: Listen, think, speak and write)
Learn how to say the greetings in Gã. Gã is spoken by the people of Accra in Ghana.
G: Esa akɛ̀ ni nikaselɔ:
- Ale Gã ŋamɔ́i kɛ̀ nɔheremɔi. Esa ni enu shishi ni ele ŋamɔ́ yɛ̀ bei asrɔtei amli.
- Nikaselɔi lɛ̀ kɛ̀ ŋamɔ́i baa shwɛ̀. Mɛ̀ni ji ŋamɔ́i lɛ̀ ashishi yɛ̀ Ga mli? Yɛ̀ Blɔfo mli hu?
- Ale ŋamɔ́i lɛ̀ ŋmaa yɛ̀ Gã mli kɛ̀ Blɔfo mli.
B: At the end of this unit the pupil should:
- Know and understand the appropriate use of the basic greetings and responses to greetings in Gã for different occasions.
- Role play basic scenarios for greetings in different social settings, identify English equivalents and contrast their meanings.
- They should be able to spell some of these greetings in Ga and compare them to their English equivalents.
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