Research Papers/Topics in Igbo Linguistics

Written Igbo Drama A Critical Analysis

ABSTRACTThe title of the thesis is: “Written Igbo Drama: A Critical Analysis”. The studyexamines the origin of written Igbo drama; traces the factors that facilitated itsgrowth and examines the prevalent motifs that helped to sustain its development to amatured form of art. It further seeks to identify the various events and situationsthat have informed the themes of written Igbo drama at three specific periods andproves that to some extent, written Igbo drama has influenced people‟s ac...

Acquisition De Phonetque Et Phonologie Par Les Fransiçants

ABSTRACTThe phonetic structure of French language differs from that of Nigeria language and Plateau state languages. French language learners are bound to face difficulties of transferring the pronunciation of their local languages into French languages directly, knowing the fact that the phonetic symbols of French is different from that of French language. In this project, we have studied the phonetics and phonology of French language as the mother tongue of learner interferes with it. We al...

MMEKPAAHU NGWAKORITA ASUSU IGBO NA ASUSU BEKEE NYE IKE ASUSU IGBO

The Igbo language is the language of the Igbo speaking people found in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. The Igbo language is the number one culture of the Igbo people. But recent attitudes of the Igbos towards their language has shown that they do not value their language and they do not care if the language goes into extinction. This situation is very appalling. This research work looked into one of the ways by which the owners of this language are killing the language by code mixing the l...

IGBA EKPE DIKA EJIJE ODINALA N'OLOKORO UMUAHIA

This research work is carried out to promote the Igbo culture especially in the area of traditional drama which the Igbos use to portray their way of life. The craving for white man's ways of life which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the life of the Igbo people have made the Igbo people lose sight of their cultures and traditions. This research work which is well carried out, tells us about the life of the Olokoro Igbo people found in Umuahia Abia state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeri...

Ihita-okwe: The people The Culture The Tradition

This is the first book ever to be written on the history of Ihita-Okwe (Ihitte-Okwe) autonomous community located in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State.  The book is a nine-chapter module and treats issues such as the history of the community, migration, marriage, birth, (naming of a child), death, burial and widowhood rites and tradition, cultural dances and finally the issue of traditional ezeship in Igbo Land.  It is an interesting book for research and information.