In the case of the Akan language, there're many speakers. And many schools teach the language, how to write and speak from primary schools to even sometimes senior high school.
On 30.11.2014 20:06, Kasper Souren wrote:
On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Nkansah Rexford
The challenge I faced was the fact that, contributors to the language wereInteresting. I just found out that Akan has 11 million native speakers
just a couple, plus people don't read it that much so spending time writing
wouldn't get that patronage of reading except for the fact that its a way to
document our Akan language.
according to Wikipedia. So if the Akan Wikipedia becomes a success
there is a much higher chance that your work will be read by people
from your own country, right? Of course this is a chicken/egg problem.
You need a limited number of articles to attract readers and e.g. get
the press interested in the project.
There is a strange discrepancy. Akan has 11 million of speakers.
To be a success, the work should have readers.
Being speakers doesn't mean being readers ane lesser being writers.
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