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

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                                        i

Certification                                                                                     ii

Dedication                                                                                       iii

Acknowledgments                                                                            iv

Table of contents                                                                             v

List of Tables                                                                                   vii

Abstract                                                                                           viii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                                 1

Statement of the Problems                                                               4      

Purpose of the Study                                                                       5

Research Questions                                                                         6

Scope of the Study                                                                           6

Operational Definitions of Terms                                                      7

Significance of the Study                                                                  9

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

The Concept of Language, Functions of Language and Language Skills 11

English Vowel Phonemes                                                                 21

English Consonant Phonemes                                                         27

Stress in English Language                                                              30

Intonation of English Language                                                        32

Language Competence and Performance                                          33

Appraisal of Literature Reviewed                                                      34

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Type                                                                                 37

Population, Sample and Sampling Techniques                                 37

Instrumentation                                                                              38

Procedure for data collection                                                            39

Data Analysis Technique                                                                 40

CHAPTER FOUR:  DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS

Data Analysis and Results                                                               41

Summary of the Findings                                                                 47

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS  

Discussion                                                                                      48

Conclusion                                                                                      50

Recommendations                                                                           51

Suggestions for Further Studies                                                       53

REFERENCES                                                                     54

APPENDIX                                                                                                        56

 

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1:   Percentage distribution of the respondents’ view on the significant relationship between teaching of phonology and the academic performance of the senior secondary school students.                                                        41

 

Table 2:   Percentage distribution of the respondents’ view on the significant relationship between teachers’ qualifications and effective teaching of phonology in the senior secondary schools.                                                       43

 

Table 3:   Percentage distribution of the respondents’ opinion on the significant relationship between teaching of phonology and the spoken English of the senior secondary school students.                                          45

 

ABSTRACT

This project explores the influence of teaching phonology on spoken English of secondary school students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State. To ascertain this, the project takes a look at the concept of language, functions of language as well as language skills. English phonemes; vowel and consonant sounds are also examined. Based on the foregoing, thus, efforts are directed at analysing the data collected with the research methodology used in obtaining the data. Therefore, the summary of the findings is outlined, and discussion, conclusion and recommendations are presented in concluding this study.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Sadiq, B (2021). Influence Of Teaching Phonology on Spoken English of Secondary School Students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teaching-phonology-on-spoken-english-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-kwara-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and BAKO Sadiq "Influence Of Teaching Phonology on Spoken English of Secondary School Students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teaching-phonology-on-spoken-english-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-kwara-state. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and BAKO Sadiq . "Influence Of Teaching Phonology on Spoken English of Secondary School Students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teaching-phonology-on-spoken-english-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-kwara-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Sadiq, BAKO . "Influence Of Teaching Phonology on Spoken English of Secondary School Students in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teaching-phonology-on-spoken-english-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-kwara-state