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CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE PDF Print E-mail

book coverCaught in the Middle: Helping Children Cope with Parental Separation and Divorce takes a complex subject written by highly trained professionals and makes it into easy reading for a wide audience.

This is a book that professionals dealing with parental separation and divorce need to read; students in training in related fields need to have as required reading on their reading list; parents facing the break-up of their families need to consult; and church groups and informal study groups need to consider as an interesting and worthwhile addition to their educational and outreach interests. And, although not presented as a self-help book, it should be read by those whose life experience has been characterized by parental separation and divorce. [...more]

 
WRITING JAMAICAN THE JAMAICAN WAY PDF Print E-mail

writing jamaican the jamaican wayFrederic Cassidy, a Jamaican linguist, developed a method of presenting the Jamaican language in writing, in 1961. The system is very easy to learn. Because Jamaican is a language in its own right and not just a form of English, a word which is pronounced the same way in these two languages, is often written differently. The sounds which the letters carry in the Cassidy system for Jamaican are different from those which they carry in English.

The system presented in this handbook, which we call ‘the Cassidy-JLU Writing System’ is one based on that developed by Frederic Cassidy with some modifications made by the Jamaican Language Unit.

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