A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE TONE SYSTEMS OF IBIBIO AND IGBO

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE TONE SYSTEMS OF IBIBIO AND IGBO   Abstract This paper aims at investigating tone in Ibibio, a Lower Cross language and Igbo a Benue Congo language. The specific objectives are to identify the types of tone level that they have. It further examines the tonotactic patterns of the two languages […]

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PROBLEMS OF THE ENGLISH SUPRASEGMENTALS AMONG IGALA SPEAKERS

PROBLEMS OF THE ENGLISH SUPRASEGMENTALS AMONG IGALA SPEAKERS   CHAPTER ONE   Introduction   1.1 Background to the Study   English can be said to be the most widely spoken language in the world, and has become the official language of some West African countries, namely, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra-Leone, Liberia and the Gambia. In these […]

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PROBLEMS OF VERBS AND ADVERBIAL PHRASES IN THE WRITTEN ENGLISH OF SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN IJEBU ODE

PROBLEMS OF VERBS AND ADVERBIAL PHRASES IN THE WRITTEN ENGLISH OF SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN IJEBU ODE   ABSTRACT The English sentence has a fairly strict word order and the elements that make up a sentence must be in concord, otherwise, the linear sequence becomes ungrammatical. This study investigated the degree problems of verbs […]

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The Problems and Prospects of Teaching of English Language in Ife Central Local Government of Osun State

Abstract Problems simply means factors affecting the  teaching of English, or factors militating the  teaching of English.  It could also, be define  as factor hindering or disturbed the teaching of English. Prospects means future optimistic  of teaching profession especially the teaching  of English language in Secondary Schools. If we compared and juxtapose the two words […]

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CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SPEECHES OF GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES IN SOUTH-WESTERN NIGERIA 2007-2014

CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SPEECHES OF GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES IN SOUTH-WESTERN NIGERIA 2007-2014 ABSTRACT   Previous studies on campaign speeches in Nigeria have tended to be a description and analysis of style, innovative and persuasive strategies of politicians, and manipulation of linguistic structures to champion individual interest in presidential election campaign speeches. There […]

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GENDER VIOLENCE IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS AND HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

GENDER VIOLENCE IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS AND HALF OF A YELLOW SUN   ABSTRACT   Gender-based violence is not a new problem in the Nigerian society or other societies of the world. Violence against an individual on the basis of his /her gender is common place and is becoming endemic. Various studies have […]

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A LINGUISTIC STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE CAMPAIGN   SPEECHES OF TWO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE 2019 ELECTIONS

A LINGUISTIC STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE CAMPAIGN   SPEECHES OF TWO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE 2019 ELECTIONS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL BACKGROUND. 1.0   PREAMBLE INTRODUCTION This chapter contains the background to the study, a brief profile of the presidential candidates in this study, a brief over view of political campaigns in Nigeria, statement of the […]

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENGLISH AND HAUSA NOMINAL PHRASES

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENGLISH AND HAUSA NOMINAL PHRASES ABSTRACT   This work aims at investigating the relationships that exist between the English  and  the Hausa languages at the level of their nominal phrases; and the implication this relationship will have on the teaching and learning situation. The study adopted a contrastive analysis theory cum contrastive […]

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FUNCTIONS AND RELEVANCE OF COSTUME IN UFEJI-OKU FESTIVAL AND KAMELU FESTIVAL OF UKE

FUNCTIONS AND RELEVANCE OF COSTUME IN UFEJI-OKU FESTIVAL AND KAMELU FESTIVAL OF UKE   ABSTRACT This study was intended to evaluate the functions and relevance of costume in Ufeji-Oku festival and Kamelu festival of Uke. This study was guided by the following objectives; To identify, describe the various costumes associated with the Ufeji-Oku festival and […]

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A Socio Linguistic Analysis Of The Language Of Market Interactions In Mushin Market, Surulere, Lagos

A SOCIO LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE OF MARKET INTERACTIONS IN MUSHIN MARKET, SURULERE, LAGOS TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   Chapter Three 3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22 3.1 Population ——–22 3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22 […]

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The Linguistic – Stylistic Analysis Of Nigerian Security Agencies Use Of Language

THE LINGUISTIC – STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN SECURITY AGENCIES USE OF LANGUAGE TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   Chapter Three 3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22 3.1 Population ——–22 3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22 3.3 Validation of the Instrument […]

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A Linguistic Stylistic Analysis Of The Campaign Speeches Of Two Presidential Candidates In The 2011 Elections

A LINGUISTIC STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE CAMPAIGN   SPEECHES OF TWO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE 2011 ELECTIONS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL BACKGROUND. 1.0   PREAMBLE INTRODUCTION This chapter contains the background to the study, a brief profile of the presidential candidates in this study, a brief over view of political campaigns in Nigeria, statement of the […]

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Origin Of Pidgin

ORIGIN OF PIDGIN TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   Chapter Three 3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22 3.1 Population ——–22 3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22 3.3 Validation of the Instrument —-23 3.4 Reliability of the Instrument —–23 3.5 Data Analysis——-23   Chapter Four 4.0 Presentation and […]

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Stylistics And Style

STYLISTICS AND STYLE TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   Chapter Three 3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22 3.1 Population ——–22 3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22 3.3 Validation of the Instrument —-23 3.4 Reliability of the Instrument —–23 3.5 Data Analysis——-23   Chapter Four 4.0 Presentation and […]

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The Performance Of English Language Learners (Ell) In Integrated Science Through Sheltered Instruction

THE PERFORMANCE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL) IN INTEGRATED SCIENCE THROUGH SHELTERED INSTRUCTION ABSTRACT Integrated science plays a vital role in Nigerian Science Education programme because it prepares pupils at the Junior Secondary School level for a study of core science subjects at Senior Secondary School level which in turns brings about students’ interest in […]

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Stylistic Analysis Of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun

STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S HALF OF A YELLOW SUN  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Language is a tool or a code system used for human communication. It is made up of sounds or graphic symbols, which users or speakers have accepted to use as units of communication. Language is a symbol […]

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Television For Cultural Learning; A Case Study Of Pere Ode On Ekiti State Television (Ektv)

TELEVISION FOR CULTURAL LEARNING; A CASE STUDY OF PERE ODE ON EKITI STATE TELEVISION (EKTV) TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   Chapter Three 3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22 3.1 Population ——–22 3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22 3.3 […]

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Towards modular concepts in scenic design heuristics: influences from production sceneries in the cinema hall 2 of the national theatre of nigeria. (1995-2001)

TOWARDS MODULAR CONCEPTS IN SCENIC DESIGN HEURISTICS: INFLUENCES FROM PRODUCTION SCENERIES IN THE CINEMA HALL 2 OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE OF NIGERIA. (1995-2001) TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii   Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11   Chapter Two 2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12 2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19   […]

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Language In Feminist Literature

LANGUAGE IN FEMINIST LITERATURE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study The struggle for women’ right began in the 18th century during the period of intense intellectual activity known as the Age of Enlightenment. In traditional Africa the woman is an object of constant scorn, degradation and physical torture. In the past, women did not exist as […]

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The Effects Of Nigerian Pidgin English In University Community

THE EFFECTS OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH IN UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY CHAPTER 1 Introduction: One of the most important differences between man and animal is man’s ability to speak and make others understand him. Language is only possible because within each society, people agree to understand a particular pattern of sound in a particular way. For instance, […]

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