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The English Language in Francophone West Africa

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This publication examines the language situations in eight West African nations.


Edited by Hywel Coleman

It describes the roles that English plays, ways in which English is taught, who teaches it, and how learners and their teachers perceive the language. It is focused on the contexts in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and Togo.

This publication is free to download and there are also supplementary materials available in English and French.