Research Papers/Topics in English Language

Innovation in new English: Nigerian English example

This work aims at the analysis of innovation in new Englishes; using Nigerian English as its focus.Nigerian English according to scholars has its distinctive features,these features are the main focus of this work. 

FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND MICRO NUTRIENT INTAKE OF MOTHERS IN OJO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE.

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to assess the food consumption pattern and micronutrient intake of mothers in Ojo Local Government Area in Lagos State. One hundred and eighty respondents were selected randomly. Data was collected using food frequency and anthropometric data such as height, weight and body mass index. Other date collected include the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the respondents. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis ...

THE UTILIZATION OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOOLS IN IBADAN

This research project was aimed at investigating the utilization of computersoftware in the teaching and learning of English language in selected secondary schools inIbadan. It is an empirical research that is complemented with series of literatureconsultation, data collection and analysis including recommendations on how computersoftware are utilized to enhance effective teaching and learning of English language. FiftyEnglish Language teachers ...

Pragmatics Guide 1

A guide to Pragmatics with sample

Research Work on Pidgin English

INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Being a bilingual and multilingual society, several languages are being used to communicate in different communities in Nigeria. In fact, according to Wikipedia’s official data, there are more than 520 languages. By the way, nine of them are extinct. The English language is considered as the language of wider communication. Moreover, it is difficult to replace it with any other language no matter its popularity. The other major languages are Igbo, Ur...

Effects of Mother Tongue Interference among Yoruba Students on Spoken English in Igbeti, Oyo State.

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Effects of folktales as a satirical weapon for curbing social ills and inculcation of moral values: analysis of some selected Jukun folktales

ABSTRACT The uniqueness of Africa is not because of its geographical location, but because of its diverse rich cultural heritage which surround the entire spectrum of human learning, reasoning and communication. This research work is centered on the effects of folktales as a satirical weapon for curbing social ills and inculcation of moral values: analysis of some selected Jukun folktales. It is important to the Jukun societies, and through stories, the Jukuns have communicated thei...

REGGAE AS DISCOURSE: A STUDY OF THE LYRICS OF BOB MARLEY’S LIBERATION SONGS

The research examines the discourse of reggae music through the analysis of the selected lyrics of Bob Marley's songs. Reggae is a medium of social commentary from members of the Africa diaspora. It is this medium of expression reggae artistes choose to communicate with other black people all over the world.

THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF PIDGIN ENGLISH IN THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY (A case study of University of Calabar)

TABLE OF CONTENTCHAPTER 1IntroductionBackground to the StudyStatement of Research ProblemPurpose of the StudySignificance of the StudyScope and LimitationsResearch MethodologyCHAPTER 2LITERATURE REVIEWOrigin of PidginThe Evolution of Nigerian PidginStatus of Nigerian PidginAttitudes Towards Nigerian PidginThe Language Composition of Nigeria PidginCHAPTER 3Research MethodologyResearch DesignResearch PopulationSampling and Sample ProcedureDescription of Research InstrumentProcedure for Data Col...

ASPECTS OF NEGATION IN KOENOEM LANGUAGE

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle PageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementAbstractTable of ContentsCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.1     General Background 1.2     Historical Background of Koenoem People1.3     Geographical Location of Koenoem People1.4     Socio-Cultural Profile of Koenoem People       1.5     Genetic Classification of Koenoem Language1.6     Statement and research problem1.7     Aims and object...

Africanism: Theme, And Technique In Amos Tutuola’s The Palmwine Drinkard

ABSTRACT  This project work deals with a critical evaluation of Africanism in relation to theme and techniques of Amos Tutuola’s novel – THE PALMWINE DRINKARD. This study tends to examine the important of African culture and promotion of its cultural heritage which was bastardized by the colonial masters during colonization.  In the course of this essay, chapter one will deals with introduction, background of the study, purpose of the study, scope and limitation, justificatio...

LEXICO – SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF VIEWPOINT COLUMN OF PUNCH NEWSPAPER

ABSTRACTFacts have been established by researchers and they justify that the English used in Nigeria is a variation of the British English (BE) and not a deviation from the norms of BE. This is an attempt to investigate the extent to which Nigerian columnists use the lexico-semantic features of Nigerian English for their reportings. This work has adopted the lexico-semantic variation of Nigerian English as identified by Babatunde (2001) as our working parameters alongside our data which are r...

A Stylistic Study of Syntax and Trope in Adichie's Purple Hibiscus

Abstract Syntax is a major unit of language; and that of a text inclusive. Trope, on the other hand, is one of the distinguishing features of literary language, especially that of prose. To study syntax and trope of a prose work, therefore, is to examine its language. This work investigates the style of the language of Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus with particular reference to syntax and trope routing its findings through the Systemic Functional Theory mainly. Adichie’s perception and experie...

THE PROPER USE AND MANAGEMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

ABSTRACT        This study examines the proper use and management of instructional materials for English language teaching in some selected secondary schools in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.        An intensive review of related literature was carried out to throw more light in the problem under investigation. Research questions were formulated to guide the investigation. ...

THE PROPER USE AND MANAGEMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING IN SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE.

ABSTRACT This study examines the proper use and management of instructional materials for English language teaching in some selected secondary schools in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. An intensive review of related literature was carried out to throw more light in the problem under investigation. Research questions were formulated to guide the investigation. The questionnaire titled instructional materials for English language teaching was designed for the study. The secondary sch...


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