Beatrice Offeibea Awuku

Beatrice Offeibea Awuku

Assistant Lecturer

Ms. Beatrice Offeibea Awuku is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Language and Communication Skills at the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

  • MPhil in English
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
  • BA English and Linguistics.
  • University of Ghana, Legon              
  • University of Education, Winneba
  • Linguistics Association of Ghana (LAG)

2018/2019 Dean’s Thesis Grant, School of Languages.

  • Language and Study Skills
  • English Language Usage
  1. Frimpong, K. G., Ohene Adu K. B. & Awuku, B. O (forthcoming). A sense of the Self, of Place and of Time: a view of Kofi Anyidoho’s ‘The Place We Call Home’ from a Systemic Functional perspective. Contemporary Essays on the Literatures, Languages and Cultures of Ghana; Cambridge Scholars.
  2. Awuku, Beatrice Offeibea. (2017). “Gender variation in the use of politeness on Facebook” in Faraclas et al. (eds.) Memories of Caribbean futures: Reclaiming the pre-colonial to imagine a post-colonial in the languages, literatures and cultures of the Greater Caribbean and beyond. University of Curacao and the University of Puerto Rico, pp. 111-126.
  3. Agency and Processes in Religious Discourse: A Transitivity Analysis of the Sermon on the Mount. Unpublished MPhil Thesis, University of Ghana, available from:
  • May 22 – May 23: 1st Language and the Pandemic Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria. (Virtual Conference)

Paper presented: Agency and processes in pandemic: Confronting Covid 19 through presidential addresses.

  • July 31 – August 2, 2019: Linguistics Association of Ghana Conference, Tarkwa.

Paper presented: Agency and processes in religious discourse: A transitivity analysis of the Sermon on the Mount (co-presented with Dr. George Kodie Frimpong)

  • December 14 – December 16, 2017: An International Symposium & Spoken Word Festival in Honour of Kofi Anyidoho @ 70.

Paper presented: A sense of the Self, of Place and of Time: a view of Kofi Anyodoho’s ‘The Place We Call Home’ from a Systemic Functional perspective (co-presented with Dr. George Kodie Frimpong and Mr. Kingsley Brempong Ohene Adu).

  • September 19 – 20, 2017: Conference on Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary, University of Ghana, Legon.
  • October 24 – 26, 2017: The Second School of Languages Conference (SOLCON II), University of Ghana, Legon.


  1. Discourse Analysis
  2. Functional Grammar
  3. Language and Gender
  4. Online news and language use