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Language Learning: Akan-Twi

This resources guide is created with learners of Akan-Twi language at Boston University in mind.


Twi Textbooks and Readers

Search the library catalog for:

Twi Language-- Grammar & textbooks

Find free online resources



Reading primers & other light reading materials


Find more Akan-Twi language readers in BU Libraries collection.


Find Free Online Asante Twi Storybook  from Africa Storybook project.


Getting Books Not Available at BU

There are several ways you can obtain books or articles that we do not own. These include:

  • WorldCat Discovery. WorldCat Discovery allows current BU faculty, staff, and students to borrow books directly from other Boston Library Consortium libraries. Turnaround time is approximately three working days. (How to use WorldCat Discovery)

  • Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan services allow current BU faculty, staff, and students to request books, articles, book chapters, and other materials that our ILL staff will obtain from other libraries. Books generally take 2-4 weeks to arrive; articles are generally delivered electronically within 1-2 days.

  • BLC Cards. A Boston Library Consortium Card allows the bearer to borrow—in person—circulating material from a member library, just as you would from a BU library. Boston University faculty, staff, and students on the Charles River Campus may obtain a Consortium Card by filling out an application form. Medical Campus affiliates apply at the Alumni Medical Library.