Yes.The Jamaican language is different from English because it is the only language that is standardized by default: meaning; You write each word according to how it is pronounced.
Yes. The Jamaican language is different because it is standardized and Patois cannot be standardized.
Neither should it be used to define the Jamaican people’s tongue because it is a colonial French word. Patois was intended only as a short cut to thwart the British from knowing what slaves are saying.
The answer to both is: Yes. The Jamaican language works with seven different parts, the English language works with eight different parts and patois has no working ability.
Yes. Free video and text lessons can be found on this website and on YouTube. We are always updating our website, so be sure to come back and learn more about the Jamaican language and Patois in particular.
Yes. All text lessons are free and can be be found on the lessons page.
Yes. Much easier to understand and to learn even more so than English, because you only have to think about how to spell and pronounce a word the way it is spoken.
Patois for a start is a French word that cannot be used to define the Jamaican people’s language and furthermore, Patois cannot be standardized. Now regarding the English language, it takes eight different parts of speech to standardized the English language, While the Jamaican language used only seven different parts to complete its standardization.
Yes: A noun, pronoun, verb, adverb adjective, conjunction, preposition and interjection.
Charley E. Cross, Who is also a singer, songwriter, musician He is also, a United Kingdom and a United States: Singles and Album charts Researcher and Compiler and author of this Jamaican history books known as- Speak and Write Jamaican. Available @Amazon
It took the author over 50 years to complete SandWJ and the author studied: Old English, Middle English and Modern English at the “Outer University” Tate Gallery in Brixton, London for 20 long years.
Yes; but he grew up in both Jamaica and in London, the UK?
No. (This book is also available in Paperback.)
The author studied: Oxford Illustrated Dictionary; VOL 1 – 26 from A-Z. He also studied Chambers 20th Century Dictionary also from VOL 1 – 26 from A-Z. and he also read and study the Bible to a satisfactory degree.
Yes. He is a physical multi-instrumentalists and also a vocal multi-instrumentalists. He is the only Human Vocal Riddim Section on this planet. He used his vocals to create bass, guitar and keyboard sounds to make a record.
Yes. He went to singing school in London in his teens and he sings backup vocals for Trojan Records, Pama and Jetstar Records, and affiliates. He was also a backup vocalist at Studio One, from 1990, up until the death of Coxsone Dodd on May/05, 2004 at age 72.
The author is versed in Old English, Middle English and Modern English words and meaning.