Research Papers/Topics in English Language

The Effect of Project Method On the Students Achievement in English Essay Writing

ABSTRACT The purpose of this work was to examine the effects of project method on the achievement of SSII students in Essay Writing in Awgu Education zone of Enugu state. Five research questions and five null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Quasi-experimental non-randomized control group pre-test posttest design involving intact classes was the research design adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised all SSII students in Awgu education zone of Enugu state. M...

Evaluation of the English Language and the Indigenous Language in Nigeria

Abstract The presence and the use of the English language in Nigeria has been seen as a threat to the indigenous languages. The truth lies in the fact that Nigeria has adopted the language of her colonial master and has given it priority over the indigenous languages that were in existence before her existence. This act can lead to loss of identity as language is not only a means of communication but an aspect of a people’s identity. However, the awareness of this danger and the proclamatio...

THE PROBLEMS OF TEACHING POETRY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page ……………………………………………………       iCertification …………………………………………………       ii        Approval Page  ………………………………………………      iiiDedication  ………………………………………………….     &nbsp...

Effect of Overpopulation on the Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students

ABSTRACTThis project work provides a general information and knowledge of the effect of overpopulation on the academic Achievement of students, Some Selected Secondary Schools in Bida Local Government. Students academic Achievement is a matter of concern in any educational settings, educational psychologist opined that conducive environment is vital to learning, therefore the size of classes and the population therefore the thoroughly be considered. Overpopulation is a serious problem in clas...

A RESEARCH ON THE INFLUENCE OF MOTIVATION ON PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThe study examines the relationship between motivation and teacher’s job performance in Alimosho Local Government Area. The study was guided by four research questions and four hypotheses. Relevant literature on the variables of the study were reviewed. A descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample comprises 100 public primary school teachers in Alimosho Local Government Area. A researcher constructed instrument tagged “Motivation and Teachers job performance...

The Impact of Inductive Teaching and Learning of Grammar in Selected Basic Schools in Accra

ABSTRACT Literature on approaches to teaching grammar favours the inductive approach as a better strategy for building students‟ grammatical and communicative skill than the deductive approach. This present study, investigates whether students who are taught grammar through the inductive approach will do better than those who are taught through the deductive approach .The theoretical issues underpinning this current study involves the theory of action research and theories of second langua...

Language Use in Conflict Situations: A Case Study of the Jos Crises (1994-2010)

ABSTRACT This work examines language use during the crises that erupted in Jos from 1994 to 2010. Generally speaking, language is at the centre of virtually every aspect of human life, and operates on different levels and in different forms, according to the context in which it is used. The aim of the study was to examine the several factors that have determined the linguistic choices of the parties to the Jos conflicts which are different from ordinary day-to-day conversations, and the effe...

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 distributed to the public revealed tha...

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 ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION 1.1     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 integrate and participate fully i...

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 ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION 1.1     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 integrate and participate fully i...

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

ABSTRACT This 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 oral liter...

AN INVESTIGATION OF THE USE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN MULTILINGUAL COMMUNICATION: A CASE STUDY OF DOCTORS IN THE KHOMAS REGION

Abstract The present study investigated the use of the English Language in multilingual contexts. It focussed on communication between English speaking expatriate and local doctors from public and private hospitals with their Namibian and non-Namibian patients. The study’s aims were firstly, to determine the multilingual communicative resources and needs in the selected public health centres and private practices in Windhoek Khomas region. Secondly, the study sought to determine how communi...

Lexico-Semantic Nigerianism In Nigerian Newspapers: A Case Study Of Selected Newspapers

Table of Contents Title page - i Approval page - ii Dedication - iii Acknowledgements - iv Table of contents - v CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study - 1 1.2 Statement of the problems - 3 1.3 Justification of the study - 5 1.4 Aims and Objectives of the Study - 6 1.5 Significance of the Study - 7 1.6 Scope and Limitation of the Study - 7 CHAPTER TWO LITERITURE REVIEW 2.0 Introduction - 9 2.1 Nigerian English - 10 2.2 General Features of Nigerian English - 15 2.3 Lex...


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