• Language Attitude in Nigeria
    Language attitude patterns of Nigerians Introduction According to longman’s English dictionary, language is a system of communication by writing or spoken words which is used by the people of a particular country or area. Another source says, the method of human communication, either in spoken or...
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  • The English Language, a Sine Qua Non for Nation Building
    The English Language, a Sine Qua Non for Nation Building By Nneka Umera-Okeke (Mrs) Department of English Language and Literature Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe P.M. B. 1734, Onitsha Anambra State, Nigeria E-mail: nne.supreme@yahoo.com A Paper Presented to the Students of the...
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  • Multilingualism
    Nordic Journal of African Studies 12(1): 105-117 (2003) LANGUAGE PLANNING IN A MULTI–ETHNIC STATE: THE MAJORITY/MINORITY DICHOTOMY IN NIGERIA OLUWOLE S. OYETADE Universität zu Köln, Germany ABSTRACT Language policies and planning in Nigeria have hitherto not been realistically responsive to the...
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  • Teaching English as a second language
     TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN A MULTICULTURAL AND MULTILINGUAL ENVIRONMENT LIKE NIGERIA- THE HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE. Language is said to be a system in which the combination of sounds form words and the combination of words form sentences for a representation of knowledge is determined...
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  • Characteristics of Nigerian English
    NIGERIAN ENGLISH Berardi, Lucía Introduction As Jennifer Jenkins states in her resource book World Englishes “... there are approximately seventy-five territories where English is spoken either as a first language (L1), or as an official (i...
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  • English
    NAME: THE IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISH COURSE: British or American, the language is basically the same, and its global stature is backed up by massive English-language training programmes, an international business that in textbooks, language courses, tape cassettes, video programmes and computerized...
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  • Ideological Dimensions of Language Wars and the Threat of State Failure: the Nigerian Perspespective
    UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA THE DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS, IGBO AND OTHER NIGERIAN LANGUAGES REVIEW OF 5 PUBLISHED ARTICLES RELATEDTO SOCIO-LINGUISTIC AN ASSIGNMENT BY NWIKWE, ONYEKACHI FLORA: 2010/173689 SUBMITTED TO DR. AGBEDO, CHRIS UCHENNA IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS...
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  • The English Language and the Use of English Texts in the Nigerian Universities: a Case of Conflicting Interests
    THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND THE USE OF ENGLISH TEXTS IN THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES: A CASE OF CONFLICTING INTERESTS ABSTRACT The status of the English language in Nigeria has not engendered a commensurate development of the language, especially in the school system. That the youths, especially...
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  • Broadcasting in Telecommunication
    telecommunication on Nigerian culture. It focuses on broadcasting as a medium of telecommunication and its effect on Nigerian culture. It looks at broadcasting in Nigeria. It discusses briefly the origin of telecommunication and broadcasting in particular. Furthermore, it takes a look at Nigerian culture. It also highlights...
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  • Features of Ube
    [pic][pic] EnglishEnglish▼ Deutsch Español Français Italiano Tagalog • • Search unanswered questions... Top of Form [pic][pic][pic] [pic][pic] Bottom of Form • Browse: Unanswered questions | Most-recent questions | Reference library Top of Form Enter question or phrase... ...
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  • Research Paper
    STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE LEARNING IN LAGOS Harrison Adeniyi Rachael Bello Lagos State University Abstract When the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1987 introduced the educational policy that required study of one of the three national languages, i.e., Hausa, Igbo and Yorùbá,...
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  • Multilingualism in Nigeria. a Blessing or a Curse
    MULTILINGUALISM IN NIGERIA: A BLESSING OR A CURSE? PREFACE Multilingualism is an issue that has become a subject of discussion in a variety of language related disciplines. Some researchers discuss multilingualism as a sociolinguistic concept through which issues of language contact and the status...
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  • The Domestication of the English Language for Literary Purpose in Nigeria: Creating a National Identity Dare Owolabi
    The Domestication of the English Language for Literary Purpose in Nigeria: Creating a National Identity Dare Owolabi Abstract—Nigeria is, obviously, one of the largest ESL users in the world. The language that first came with the colonial masters as a foreign language has since grown in leaps and...
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  • Imapct of Slobalisation on Indian Culture
    IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON CULTURE An importance feature of globalization is the interchange of ideas as symbolized by the internet. The concern involves the clash of cultures and the spread of materialistic values. The internet allows any person to access and wonder into the Hollywood library...
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  • Qiraad Mudharabah
    5897/JASD11.058 ISSN – 2141 -2189 ©2013 Academic Journals Review Provision of secondary education in Nigeria: Challenges and way forward Ige Akindele Matthew Ministry Of Education, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. E-mail: dele_divine@yahoo.co.uk. Tel: 08066305105. Accepted 5 December, 2012 Secondary education...
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  • Things Fall Apart
    "Things Fall Apart" Chinua Achebe’s first novel focuses on the early period of colonialism in Nigeria, beginning with the initial influence of the British. “Things Fall Apart” written by Chinua Achebe, was published in 1958. Achebe extraordinarily portrays the impact of a Europeans on the way of life...
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  • Economics
    PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE. CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to Study The English Language was introduced into many countries through colonization among other factors. As early as the beginning of the 19th century, English language had become the language of trade, contact...
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  • English as a Global Language
    English as a Global Language International English is the concept of the English language as a global means of communication in numerous dialects, and also the movement towards an international standard for the language. It is also referred to as Global English,[1] World English, Common English, Continental...
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  • ma english in literature
    his work. Obi, the protagonist of No Longer at Ease, is at one point met by women singing a "Song of the Heart", which Achebe gives in both Igbo and English: "Is everyone here? / (Hele ee he ee he)"[151] In Things Fall Apart, ceremonial dancing and the singing of folk songs reflect the realities of Igbo...
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  • Evolution of Public Relation in Nigeria
    Nigeria gained its independence on October 1, 1960. In 1963 it became a Federal Republic and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with about 140 million people (2006 national census) and the largest concentration of Black people in the world. One...
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