Research Papers/Topics in English Language

Corruption and Public Attitude Towards the Nigeria Police Force (A Case Study Of Ilorin West Local Government)

ABSTRACT         Nigeria political and economic system has been characterize by series of crisis in which corruption surface to be one of the major challenges. Thus, this project work examined corruption among the Nigeria Police Force and as it affect the entire public attitude. The findings of this work will enhance Nigeria as a state in facing the cankerworm and use every possible solution in combating it. From the research, the questionnaire di...

The Coping Strategies of English Language Teachers of Students With Dyslexia in Secondary Schools in Ife Central Local, Ile-Ife, Osun-State.

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1                   Background to the studyEnglish language is used as the medium of instruction in the school and one of important or compulsory subject that must be learnt in school. In teaching and learning of English language it involve many aspects such as: reading, writing, speaking and listening. These domains of language acquisition need to be exercised across ...

Difference in the Performance of Students in English Grammar Based on Parents Ethnic Background

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Language is one of the most useful tools we have as humans. Without it we could not think thoughts expressible to others, nor could we engage in the activities that commonly take place in the society we build ourselves (Di Pietro, 1994). Language is very important in education. Roy-Campbell and Qorro (1997) asserted that education is carried out largely through the medium of language, thus, language is very significant in the education pro...

Spelling Errors in Written English Language of Junior Secondary Schools

CHAPTERONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyLanguage is a system of conventional spoken, manual or written symbols by means of which human beings, as member of a social group and participants in it's culture, express themselves. The functions of language include communication, the expression of identity, play, imaginative expression and emotional release.Henry sweet (2010) stated "language is the expression of ideas by means of speech-sounds combined into words. Words are combined int...

Research Work on: Teacher’s Perception on the Causes Of Students’ Failure in English Language in Secondary Schools, A Case Study of Students in Odeda Local Government of Ogun State of Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE1.0     INTRODUCTION1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language in any human society is an important human heritage. The significance of language in human life cannot be over-emphasized. It is indeed central not only to our social interactions and relationships, but also in distinguishing us and enabling others to ascertain the position in the society. This would explain why people with speech or hearing disabilities find it ...

Teacher’s Perception On The Causes Of Students’ Failure in English Language i Secondary Schools. (A Case Study of Students in Odeda Local Government Area of Nigeria)

CHAPTER ONE1.0     INTRODUCTION1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language in any human society is an important human heritage. The significance of language in human life cannot be over-emphasized. It is indeed central not only to our social interactions and relationships, but also in distinguishing us and enabling others to ascertain the position in the society. This would explain why people with speech or hearing disabilities find it difficult to...

Poetic Style and Social Commitment in Niyi Osundare’s Songs of the Marketplace

ABSTRACTThis essay studies how oral performance constitutes the core poetic style employed by Niyi Osundare to project social commitment and vision in Songs of the Marketplace.  It discusses how the poet’s deployment of oral performance makes his poetry more accessible to a larger audience than those of his predecessors. The pervasive theme of moral degeneration remains a serious concern in the selected poems. Like the oral traditional performance, Osundare employs rich Yoruba o...

Influence Of Teaching Phonology on Spoken English of Secondary School Students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State

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The Impact Of Language Laboratory For Effective Teaching and Learning of Oral English in Junior Secondary Schools in Ilorin West Local Government of Kwara State.

ABSTRACT This study investigated the impact of language laboratories for effective teaching and learning of Oral English in some selected secondary schools, the study examined the teachers’ attitude to improving oral English on students. The researcher used questionnaires to collect data from 36 teachers of English Language in the four selected schools n Ilorin West Local government of Kwara state. Chapter one is the introduction which comprises; the background, purpose of study, s...

Attitudes of Teachers to the Use of English and Yoruba as the Languages of Instruction in Selected Primary Schools in Ile-Ife.

The focus of this study was to determine the reaction of teachers to English and Yoruba as instructional languages in selected primary school in Ife Central, Osun state. The study aimed at investigating the awareness nature of teachers about National language policy on education NPE and their reaction to languages stated as instructional languages and how the languages contribute to the comprehension of teachings by pupils. The study was carried out through a questionnaire survey and...

Exploring Tensions between English Teachers' Core Beliefs and Peripheral Beliefs in Teaching Reading

The study is an attempt to explore the tensions that leads to a gap between core and peripheral instructional beliefs leading to the classroom practices of Secondary School English Teachers in the cultivation of students' reading skills. Following qualitative phenomenological approach, the study was designed to explore the live experiences through interview protocols from experienced teachers teaching English at Secondary school level. The collected data were analyzed following interpretative...

PLIGHT OF ENGLISH STUDENTS IN LANGUAGE AMBIGUITY

AbstractLanguage ambiguity is a quality of language that makes a speech or written text open to multiple interpretations. This study aimed to know the challenges of English Students in Language Ambiguity and how they cope with these challenges. At the end of the study, the researchers aimed to address these challenges experienced by the participants. The participants of this study were second (2nd) year college students of Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English from Don Honori...

Three (3) Examples of Expository Essays

IntroductionAn Expository essay, also called informational writing, seeks to primarily provide detailed information on a subject matter so that readers become knowledgeable about the subject matter. An expository essay is a form of structured academic writing that uses factual evidence to explain or investigate a specific topic.“Expose means to uncover or lay something bare, or to discover something in a way that others know what it is”It has a purpose of explaining, informing, or describ...

Understanding the Major Types of Letter Writing

IntroductionA letter is a written message that can be handwritten or printed on paper. It is usually sent to the recipient via mail or post in an envelope, although this is not a requirement as such. Any such message that is transferred via post is a letter, a written conversation between two parties. A letter is written when something has to be conveyed to someone far away. However, even today a lot of our communication, especially the formal kind, is done via letters. Even in today’s fast...

100 Examples of Common Collective Nouns

Nouns are words that refer to people, places, things, events or ideas. Nouns can be used as a subject, a direct object, and an indirect object of a verb; as an object of a preposition; and as an adverb or adjective in sentences. Nouns can also show possession. This note looks at all the types of nouns and over 100 examples of most commonly used collective nouns, including collective nouns used for people and professions.


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