Food crop cultivation is the background of the economy of the Nkwen people. Its importance cannot be overemphasized as it has increased the living standard of the inhabitants of this community. There are very many different types found, and here are some of them.
Types of Food Crops in Nkwen
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Coronavirus, also called COVID-19, is a new illness that started in China last year. It has spread to all countries in the world and has now reached our country – Cameroon. Most people who get this illness recover but it has also killed a lot of people and so can also kill you.
Who gets seriously ill from this disease?
People of all ages can get this illness. But people who are already sick with illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure may become seriously ill from this disease. Signs: Fever, Dry cough, Tiredness, Muscle pains.
The symptoms of a coronavirus infection are: fever, dry cough, muscle pains, tiredness. Some people also have nasal congestion, and sore throat. Some people, although infected, have no signs but can spread it. Serious cases have to be treated in the hospital.
How can you catch it? How can you pass it to others?
People get this disease by being near people who already have it or touching something that an infected person touched. The thing that causes the disease lives in our nose and lungs. When someone with the disease (whether they are ill or not) coughs or sneezes the disease comes out of their mouth and nose and anyone standing close can catch it also through their nose, mouth and even eyes. If someone with the disease coughs or sneezes in their hand and then touches anything (example-a cup or bottle or door handle), the disease can stay on that thing for some time and can then infect anyone who touches that thing.
How to protect yourself
1. Avoid touching eyes, nose, mouth. Cover your mouth with a mask when going out of the house
2. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water as soap kills the disease.
3. cough or sneeze into the crook of your arm.
4. Keep at least two meters away from a person who is coughing or sneezing.
5. Do not shake hands or hug each other. Greet each other with a nod or a verbal greeting.
6. Avoid gatherings where you will be close to other people.
7. Stay at home as much as possible.
8. Keep informed and only act on information from people or sources you trust. What to do in case you think you are infected. If you have symptoms: – Avoid contact with other people. – Stay at home. – Call the hospital.
This publication aims to help pupils who, after passing through level one (Primary 1&2), reach levels two and three (Primary 3 – 6) without knowing how to read a simple text. They can give correct answers to oral questions but cannot read the questions themselves. This makes them fail their exams, not because they are dull. Some teachers also hurriedly teach the alphabet without taking into consideration some basic principles. This class of pupils is merely slow to understand and needs gradual guidance to the art of reading. This book answers to the difficulties faced by these pupils at all levels. Parents and teachers are advised to use this book for a better result in the performance of the Slow Learners. My grand-daughter in 4k (Nursery 2) can read so well as she follows lessons in Mastering the Alphabet books 1,2, and 3.
Mastering the Alphabet 2
My grand-daughter in 4k (Nursery 2) can read so well as she follows lessons in Mastering the Alphabet books 1, 2 and 3. Download a copy of Mastering the Alphabet 2 for yourself using the link below.
The sequential Pronoun is noticed in Nkwen Language when a person carries out a series of activities in a sequence or serially. For Example
Ləm à ghə ŋkha ədzͻ̀, mbû nsû, nti’i nniŋə a məme àkaŋə ŋkwusə. (Lem went and harvested plums, came back, prepared it, put it in a dish and covered.)
The sequential markers m, n and ŋ,as illustrated above refer to the same person “Ləm”. Without these markers the sentence cannot be coherent. Thus there is a degree of cohesion between these markers and the person for several verbs in a sequence.
The /gh/ sound in Nkwen Language is one of the double consonant sounds. In most cases it features at the initial and medial positions. Below are some words with the /gh/ sound followed by a short reading exercise.
ghәghanә → a butterfly
ghә → to go
ghә̀rә → to do
ghaˀa → big, plenty
ghòˀo → to grind
ghàbә̀rә → talk off sense
ghantә → take a walk
àghònә → sickness
ghàrә̀ → rowdiness
àghә̀mә̀ → time
ghuˀusә → to honour
àghuˀusә̀ → honour
ŋ̀ghùˀùsә → worship
àghòˀò → stew
àghanә̀ → a visit
àghὲrә → a jug
àghaˀà → a joke
ghàrә̀ngòˀo → a scattered one
Ǹgwinà bә ghàrә̀ngòˀo. À bàbә̀rә susu. À ghә̌ aghanә ŋ̀gà nә̀ghәmǝ a tyә ǹjwε, mboŋnә̌ ma atyә zhi gharәkә. Mma yi a tә̀ә yi, la a loo ma àghaˀà. À bә lya ghә biˀi ǝghonә ma ǝ bikakә zhi bә.
Ngwina is a rough one. She is so scattered. She goes for a walk several times a day and talks rudely. She has not taken to her mother’s advice. Before she will realises, she must have been infected by a disease.
Funerals are feast nowadays. You can’t go hungry at a funeral because food is shared to everyone. Some people are a nuisance at funerals. After eating they would want to take some of the food home and thus they move from house to house at the funeral.