African Journal of Language Research is a journal that is dedicated to the promotion of excellence in theoretical and applied researches through the publication of well researched papers. The journal receives and publishes articles that expand the frontiers of language research. It also publishes critical reviews of books and intellectual comments relating to language. All articles received are reviewed and thoroughly assessed and edited before the final acceptance for publication. Articles considered for publication in African Journal of Language Research must demonstrate originality, quality, proper organization and discussion of facts as well as clarity of facts presented. Manuscripts submitted for publication should be submitted exclusively to African Journal of language Research. All submissions must be limited to 6,000 word papers. Authors must keep to the reference style stipulated in the African Journal of Language Research Webpage Manuscripts, book reviews and all editorial correspondence should be sent to the editors at [email protected]. Editors and publisher disclaim all responsibility for errors and omissions contained in this publication. The views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and not the views of the Editors.