The study examined the effect of English for Occupational purposes on
Police officers’ use of English. Specifically the study was designed to identify
the essential components to be included in the teaching of English for
Occupational Purposes (EOP). It also examined the effect of EOP in
enhancing the communicative skills of the trainees in Police colleges in Nigeria.
The research designs used for the study were survey and experimental. The
data collected were analyzed using different statistical techniques. These are
the mean, standard deviation, t-test and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Five
research questions were formulated and five hypotheses were tested. The
main findings were that all the items listed in table 2 and 3 were accepted to be
essential components that could be included in the teaching of EOP in police
colleges that can enhance communicative competence. These finding were
interpreted in terms of the need to restructure the Use of English course in
Police colleges. The findings have shown that communicative language
teaching, approach can be effectively adopted in Police colleges to enhance
communicative competence and consequently improve the learners
communicative performances. Based on this, five recommendations were
made for EOP teaching in Police colleges amongst which is the need to focus
the language teaching in Police colleges on achieving the needs of the learners
in time and space.
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