MR. ISAAC DANQUAH DARKO

Mr. Isaac Danquah Darko

Mr. Isaac Danquah Darko is a lecturer in the Department of General Studies – Faculty of Informatics, Ghana Technology University College. He was appointed in September 2013.      Mr. Darko teaches courses in English, Technical Communication Skills and Study Skills.

Special Academic Interests

Phonetics and Phonology of English, Pronunciation of English in Ghana, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Code-switching, Second language Acquisition, Writing, African Literature, African-American Literature, English Semantics, English Structure and Usage

Academic qualifications

University of Ghana, Legon EnglishM.Phil. (English) 2011
University of Ghana, Legon English and Linguistics B. A. (English and Linguistics) 2007
Presbyterian Training College, Akropong Teacher’s Cert. ‘A’ (English and Life Skills) 1999

Ongoing research

Redundant Elements in English Sentence Construction of Students

Experience

2013 – Present: Department of General Studies – Faculty of Informatics GTUC, Lecturer
Conduct research in English
Teach and examine undergraduate students
Supervise undergraduate long essays

Part-Time Lecturer
Taught Introduction to Linguistics, and Modern English Structure and Usage (MESU)
2011 – 2013: IEDE/CDE, University of Education, Winneba

Part-Time Lecturer
Taught Academic Writing, and English for Tertiary Education
2012 – 2013: Islamic University College, Ghana

Graduate Assistant
Taught Phonetics and Phonology, and Morphology
2010 – 2011: Department of English, University of Ghana, Legon

English Teacher
Taught English, and Religious and Moral Education
1999 – 2013: Ghana Education Service

Research Works

Bilingual Code-Switching, a Factor of First Language Attrition: A Case of Twi-English Code-Switching among Ghanaian Students

A Study of Homophones in the English Spoken by Students in Selected Senior High Schools

Extended Activities

Member, University of Ghana Language Centre Writing Cell

CONTACT INFORMATION

Faculty of Informatics
Ghana Technology University College
PMB 100
Accra North
Tel: +233-205 435 922
Email: idarko@gtuc.edu.gh