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  • 1. THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER IN THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE OF 400 LEVEL STUDENT OF S...

    » THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER IN THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE OF 400 LEVEL STUDENT OF SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY    Abstract The work used the ex post facto design to deepen our understanding of the relationship between gender and students’ academic achievements in English Language. The sample comprised 200 staff of the department of English in higher institutions in Sokoto state  drawn randomly from s...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  60 pages |  1,120 engagements | 

  • 2. THE MENACE OF ALMAJIRI SYSTEM OF EDUCATION

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   The Hausa word Almajiri (Plural Almajirai) is derived from the Arabic Almajiri (Plural Almuhajirun) which means one of the companions of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) who accompanied him from Mecca to Medinah during his Hijira (Migration). The Arabic word Al muhajir, therefore had a special religious connotation in the early period in Islam....Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  645 engagements | 

  • 3. THE ROLE OF SUPERVISION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY EDUCATION

    » ABSTRACT     In this research project, an attempt was made by the researcher to find out the role of supervision in the development of primary education in some selected schools within sokoto metropolis. Simple and sampling technique research designing was adopted in the study. The instrument was questionnaires for head masters and the teachers in the area of the study to obtain their responses ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  372 engagements | 

  • 4. THEME OF CORRUPTION IN THE POST-COLONIAL AFRICAN NOVEL

    » ABSTRACT     Chinua Achebe (born Nov. 16, 1930) is a Nigerian novelist, critic and poet; he is one of the most read African authors. The primary concern of Chinua Achebe, the recipient of the Man Booker International Prize, 2007, was his society, more precisely, the destiny of hispeople. Achebe, perhaps the most authentic literary voice from Africa, wrote not only to record the African, especia...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  430 engagements | 

  • 5. THE USE OF FIGURATIVE EXPRESSION IN THE LANGUAGE OF ADVERTISEMENT

    » CHAPTER ONE   1.0   INTRODUCTION   Figurative expressions are forms of styles in which words are used to express more than they mean ordinarily so as to make the idea very emphatic and effective.   On the other hand, hyperbole is one of the figurative expression and it means the use of deliberate expression for emphasis to achieve heightened effect or to produce some effect. In advertisements...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  492 engagements | 

  • 6. THE ROLE OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH

    » ABSTRACT     The Nigerian Pidgin English is a type of English used and understood by so many people in Nigeria regardless of ethnic, cultural, and socio economic background. Even though some people now use it in social communication, pidgin English is not only used in places like market local community and so on, but also Nigerian secondary and tertiary institutions’ students now use pidgin En...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  637 engagements | 

  • 7. THE MANIFESTATION OF NON STANDARD USAGE OF ENGLISH AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: TH...

    » CHAPTER ONE     1.0 Introduction     Language is characterized by set of vocal sounds which can be decoded. These are produced by human organs of speech lips, tongue, and larynx etc. The vocal sounds produced by the vocal organs are used in various systematic and rule governed combinations. Language is thus a human phenomenon that has form which can be described in terms of the units of sound ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  471 engagements | 

  • 8. THE IMPACT OF PIDGIN ENGLISH ON STUDENTS COMPETENCE IN NIGERIA UNIVERSITY

    » ABSTRACT This project is an attempt to explore the recurring grave concerning the academic performance of students. Though a large percentage of students in Nigeria learn English as a second language and are instructed in it, the Nigerian pidgin seems to interfere with their acquisition of the language and their performance in it much more than their mother tongues. The impact of pidgin contribute...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  397 engagements | 

  • 9. THE EPISTLE AS A MEDIUM OF COMMUNICATION: AN ANALYSIS OF ABUBAKAR GIMBA’S LETT...

    » ABSTRACT     Communication is an act of exchanging information from one point to another; it is a very important activity of life. Humans and animals communicate in different ways and for different purposes. Communication could be either oral or written. However, the major concern of this work is the written form of communication .Written communication is the exchange of information through lett...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  174 engagements | 

  • 10. SUBTITLING CHALLENGES IN KANNYWOOD MOVIES: PROS AND CONS

    » ABSTRACT     The study aims to draw attention to the need to have correct and appropriate subtitling in Kannywood movies, so as to elevate its status and promote better grasp of its aesthetics. To highlight the historical background of Kannywood movie industry. Researcher reaches that good and correct subtitling may futher enhance audienship of the esthetics quality of filming and boost communic...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  172 engagements | 

  • 11. SEMANTIC REDUNDANCY IN STUDENTS’ SPEECHES

    » CHAPTER ONE     1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY     This project is an attempt to study some of the semantic redundancies found in students' speech. This is with a view to identify some long observed peculiarities in the use of redundancy in the students' use of English.   In the context of language studies, semantics occupies the end continuum. Semantics is at the top level because it deals with...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  360 engagements | 

  • 12. RELEVANCE OF NEWSPAPER IN ENHANCING READING ABILITY AMONG STUDENTS

    » ABSTRACT       The research is aim to find out the relevance of reading newspapers among students. The majority of students agree that reading newspapers enhancing their reading ability and its develop their grammatical structure, semantic knowledge and creative ability as well as lexical items.   CHAPTER ONE   1.0       Background to the Study   The first newspaper to be published wa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  311 engagements | 

  • 13. REFLECTING THE TIMES: A JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY IN SEFI ATTA’S EVERYTHING GO...

    » ABSTRACT   This research work presents A Journey of Self Discovery reflecting the times of Sefi Atta’s novel Everything Good Will Come. It has examined the growing up of a child from adolescence to adulthood. This research is subjected to textual analysis, using post colonial paradigm as the framework with a view to highlighting the enduring need for female self discovery and individuality in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  180 engagements | 

  • 14. REDUPLICATION IN NIGERIAN ENGLISH

    » ABSTRACT This research work is concerned with reduplication in Nigerian  English from the speeches and utterances of some students in the Department of Modern European Languages and Linguistics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. The study shows that reduplication occurs to signify contrastive meaning, pluralism, emphasis  and  creation of new words with different semantic forms. Reduplicati...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  281 engagements | 

  • 15. RE-DEFINING THE IMAGE OF NIGERIAN WOMAN

    » ABSTRACT       In 1835, Auguste Conte, in his treatise on The Positive Philosophy, stated that “the essence of God’s wisdom in creating Eve (woman) was not to undermine Adam (man) but to establish a balancing force between the creator and the created. It is, therefore, a truism that a woman is, by the very fact of her creation, a partner of man. It is unfortunate that the men folk have see...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  202 engagements | 

  • 16. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED TO LEARNING SECOND LANGUAGE: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

    » CHAPTER ONE   1.1 INTRODUCTION     This research work aims at the investigating aspects of language that causes problems in learning second language. Many teachers have conducted researches and discovered some aspects that cause problems in learning second language. Those aspects of second language learning include difficulties with linguistic codes (such as phonetics, phonology, semantics and ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  459 engagements | 

  • 17. POWER RELATIONS IN COURTROOM LANGUAGE

    » CHAPTER ONE     1.0    INTRODUCTION     This project is on the power relation in courtroom language. Chapter one covers the general overview of the subject matter. It comprises the background to study, statement of research problems, aim and objective of the study, purpose of the study, significance of the study and scope and limitations.   1.1 Background of the Study     Language has b...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  196 engagements | 

  • 18. PERSUASION THROUGH FIGURATIVE USE OF LANGUAGE

    » ABSTRACT   The study is concerned with the use of figure of speech in the language of politics.   The study is divided into five chapters. Chapter one introduces with what language is and the problem of the issue of political language. In this chapter aim and objectives of the project are clearly stated   Literature review forms the background of the second chapter. We take a look at the langua...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  196 engagements | 

  • 19. MOTHER TONGUE (HAUSA) INTERFERENCE ON THE SYNTAX OF SECOND LANGUAGE (ENGLISH)

    » CHAPTER ONE   1.0  INTRODUCTION   1.1  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY   Language is generally used for the purpose of interaction among people in the society. It is also used to differentiate people by sex, age and social status within a particular society. Language serves as a tool for development in every society. It develops nations or societies socially and particularly for the purpose of intera...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  344 engagements | 

  • 20. LITERARY STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF LABO YARI’S A DAY WITHOUT COCKCROW

    » ABSTRACT     The primary focus and interest of stylistics has been the analysis of style in any instance of language use, it examines both oral discourse and written text in order to ascertain the form and effect of choices and to determine essential linguistic properties, structures and patterns influencing perception of oral and textual discourses. This research work provides a literary stylis...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  221 engagements | 

  • 21. LEXICO-SEMANTIC NIGERIANISM IN NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS

    » CHAPTER ONE   GENERAL INTRODUCTION   1.0 BACKGROUND TO STUDY     The English language in Nigeria is older than the Nigerian nation. It was formally introduced in 1842 by the first batch of missionaries who arrived in Badagry to evangelize as well as educate Nigerians (Tomori, 1981). When a language comes in contact with new environment, for it to survive, it has to adopt and change to reflect ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  240 engagements | 

  • 22. LANGUAGE OF PERSUASION: AN EXAMINATION OF GOVERNOR ALIYU WAMAKKO’S SELECTED SP...

    » ABSTRACT     This research work focuses on the language of persuasion by examining some selected speeches of Governor Aliyu Magatakurda Wamakko. It has been carefully observed that the Sokoto state Governor is fond of using persuasive expressions in most of his speeches. He uses the language mostly to captivate and convince his audience and this tends to endear him across the state to achieve hi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  185 engagements | 

  • 23. INTERROGATING THE NORTHERN NIGERIAN SOCIETY

    » ABSTRACT   This research work deals mainly with interrogating the Northern Nigerian Society, a case study of Habiba by Razinat T Muhammad.   This project contains four chapters. Chapter one comprises the introduction, Aims and objectives, Significance of the study, Statement of the problem, scope and limitation and brief biography of the Author. Chapter     Two entails the literature review,...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  192 engagements | 

  • 24. INCORRECT PUNCTUATION, AS A CAUSE OF AMBIGUITY AND MISUNDERSTANDING IN WRITTEN C...

    » ABSTRACT     Ambiguity is a linguistic phenomenon in which more than one meaning, or deep structure, may be represented by the same expression, or surface structure; the same word or similar sounding words for example can have multiple meaning. It arises from different sources; phonology, syntax and punctuation. In this task, ambiguity is the preoccupation of this task. It is a point where two s...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  436 engagements | 

  • 25. CORRELATION BETWEEN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE– IN – ENGLISH

    » ABSTRACT     This study examined the Correlation between English – language and literature – English: A case study of MELL, UDUS, Sokoto. The research centers on finding out the reason why most students in tertiary institutions being scared of some aspects of the genres of literature with emphasis majorly on poetry. Research questions were formulated based on the above variables. Two researc...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  262 engagements | 


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