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The Influence of American English and British English on Ghanaian English
Ghana Journal of Linguistics
English has been the de facto official language of Ghana since the country gained independence from Britain in 1957. According to Dolphyne (1995:31) "it is... standard written [British] English that newspaper editors and editors of journals aim at, as well as teachers in their teaching of English at all levels." Shoba et al. (2013) also reinforce this stating that British English has remained the standard of the Ghanaian educational system since colonization. In recent times, however, Americandoi:10.4314/gjl.v10i2.4 fatcat:vjkzrzxeyzfdznqphcb2g2mdsy