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 Peculiarities of Loanword Allocation to the Noun Class











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A Rwandan national, Dr Kayigema Lwaboshi Jacques grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He holds the first university degree, ‘Graduat’, in English and African Culture, and the second, ‘Licence’, in English from Bukavu Institute of Higher Education, DRC. Dr Kayigema Lwaboshi Jacques holds both an MA and DLitt et Phil (Doctor of Literature and Philosophy) in African Languages from the University of South Africa (UNISA). Dr Kayigema Lwaboshi Jacques has been teaching English Language and related subjects at secondary and tertiary levels since he graduated in 1982.

Currently he is working for the Adventist University of Central Africa as a lecturer in the Faculty of Education. He has held administrative positions in the same academic institution: Academic Registrar, Head of Department of English Language and Literature, and Dean of the Faculty of Education.

His special interest is sociolinguistics, with emphasis on language contact.  He writes articles on loanword allocation, teaching English as an official language, and English as a Global Language and publishes books in the same area.