Research Papers/Topics in English And International Studies

ORAL LITERATURE

Oral Literature is a broad term which may include ritual texts, curative chants, epic poems musical genres, folktales, creation tales sings myths. Spells legend’ proverbs, riddles, tongue twisters. Word games, recitation, life histories or historical narratives. Most simply oral literature refers to any form of verbal art which is transmitted orally or delivered by word of mouth. Creature is a more recent and less widely used term which emphasizes the oral character and nature of lite...

LONG ESSAY TITLED MY BEST FRIEND

Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between two or more people. Friendship is a stronger form of interpersonal bond than an association. Friendship has been studied in academic fields such as sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and philosophy. Various academic theories of friendship have been proposed, including social exchange theory, equity theory, relational dialectics, and attachment styles. A World Happiness Database study found that people with close friendshi...

IMPACT OF MOTHER TONGUE ON SECOND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

This study has set out to find out the impact of mother tongue, on second language development. It was to find out the features that distinguish Various Nigerian Language accent from the Received Pronunciation.  It was discovered that phonological features of Nigerian English such as substitution, under-differentiation, spelling pronunciation, epenthesis and simplification, of consonant cluster were the common features found in the oral English of the samples. The English of the s...

The Lexico Semantic Analysis Of The Language Of Promotional Adverts

ABSTRACTAs a form of mass communication closely linked with the world of commerce and marketing, advertising is a powerful tool for the flow of information from the seller to the buyer. It influences and persuades people to act or believe. Sales promotion is a temporary element of the marketing process that is used to raise sales by causing excitement and providing some incentives to subscribers, thereby inspiring them to make a positive patronage decision. Promotional advertising is one of s...

The Influence of the Boko Haram Menace on the Nigerian Economy

This paper examines the influence of Boko Haram menace on the Nigerian economy. The word “boko haram” has become a household name spanning across various newspapers. It is also synonymous with insecurity, death, hostility and all social and moral vices having its negative tolls on various aspects of the Nigerian economy. This paper delves into the history, origin and the emergence of Boko H...