Language In Jamaica by Pauline Christie

    Arawak Publications

    The author, as her life's work, has studied language in Jamaica. As a result of her extensive study and anaysis, she has determined that the best approach to literacy in Jamaica is to embrace Patwa, also known as Patois or Creole, as a learning tool.

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