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  • 21. THE USE OF CODE SWITCHING AND CODE MIXING IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT While Nigerian scholars have examined code switching in conversation and in literary language (Akere, 1980; Amuda, 1986, 1994; Goke Pariola, 1983; O'Mole, 1987; Lamidi, 2004; Ayeomoni, 2006) this study presents a critical examination of code switching in contemporary Nigerian hip hop music. In spite of the fact that most Nigerian hip hop singers use English, they still try to identify wit...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  2,250 engagements | 

  • 22. SYNTACTIC PROBLEMS AMONG IGBO SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH

    » ABSTRACT This work is seen to reveal the difficulties and challenges in learning English as a second language especially in non native background of Igbo speaking students in Lagos state University, (LASU) Ojo. To carry out this exercise, the researcher visited the students, recorded their first and second languages with the use of a questionnaire which has two parts (A and B). Part A consists of ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  2,144 engagements | 

  • 23. SEMANTICS AND THE LINGUISTIC PARALLELISM IN MARIAMA BA’S SO LONG A LETTER

    » ABSTRACT This paper duels on women lamentations over male subjugation. Women's lamentation over male subjugation has in years filtered into a determination to abnegate sexism. With this stance, their former conciliatory position becomes superseded by a current of revolt against men and tradition as highlighted through semantic compounding and linguistic parallelism in So Long a Letter.     CHAP...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  833 engagements | 

  • 24. IMPACT OF MOTHER TONGUE ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

    » ABSTRACT This study has thrown an insight into the impact of mother tongue in the speaking skills of English language. The impact: of "mother tongue" was noticed in the section of grammar and sentence structure and this affected their dialect and their grammar and sentences structure. Students' background in all the four language skills listening, speaking, reading and writing was extremely...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  2,112 engagements | 

  • 25. EFFECT OF TRUANCY ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF ADOLESCENT STUDENTS

    » ABSTRACT This research work investigated the effect of Truancy on the performance of adolescent students; a case study of secondary in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. The subject of this research comprised one hundred (100) students randomly selected from five secondary schools in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. Data Analysis was carried out by the use of Chi square w...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  835 engagements | 

  • 26. A STUDY OF THE PHONOLOGICAL USAGE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY L2 SPEAKERS IN SELE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE As indicated in the introductory part, this chapter of the study is going to examine the work of other linguists or scholars that are applicable to the subject under investigation. We are also going to examine different phonological theories and their relevance to the subject. We need to know about the historical invention of En...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,204 engagements | 

  • 27. THE USE OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH IN IPODO AND ALADE MARKETS

    » ABSTRACT This essay is going to examine the use or Nigerian Pidgin in Ipodo and Alade markets. Chapter one treats the background study, hypotheses, aim of the study, objectives scope of study, and limitations of study, while the second chapter will treat in detail the review of related literature in Nigerian pidgin English the role of pidgin English in Nigeria, the growth of Nigerian pidgin, the r...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  811 engagements | 

  • 28. THE LINGUISTIC - STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN SECURITY AGENCIES USE OF LANGUAG...

    » ABSTRACT Most of the theories on the origins of language have all shown that language arose of man's desire to adapt to his environment. For instance, the cooperation and contact theories show that language (speech) came into being out of the human instinct for survival and contact. One of the basic conditions that must be fulfilled before an individual can claim membership of any society is the a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  898 engagements | 

  • 29. AFRICAN NOVEL AND THE STUDY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

    » ABSTRACT The study aims at finding out why more students shy away from Literature in English in the Secondary Schools, using the analysis of some African novels from different African regions to show how close Literature is to life and why students should develop interest in it and study it. The sociological approach to criticism was employed in the analysis of the prose writings of some selected ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  906 engagements | 

  • 30. TEACHING AND LEARNING PROSE IN SCHOOLS

    » ABSTRACT The study investigated teaching and learning prose: a study of Oko Afo Senior Secondary School and Government Senior college, Badagry. The researcher mode use of 50 secondary school students and 10 teachers from two different school in Badagry Local Government and five research questions were also used to test the opinion of the students. The researcher also used simple percentage. Sugges...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  973 engagements | 

  • 31. STUDY OF SOME SYNTACTIC PROBLEMS ON ENGLISH USAGE AMONG UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE...

    » ABSTRACT This work is titled "study of some syntactic problems of English usage among university undergraduates in Lagos State University (LASU)" was set up to investigate the drift from Standard English among University undergraduates using Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos State, as a case study. One of the syntactic problems is the problem of linguistic interference which is the inabilit...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  907 engagements | 

  • 32. A SOCIOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF WOLE SOYINKA'S DEATH AND THE KING'S HORSEMAN

    » ABSTRACT Sociolinguistic has become a recognized part of most courses on language study from the point of teaching research at university level. Today we think of the usage of a word and not its meaning. This is because a word means a lot of things different situations and environments. This work examined the place of bilingualism in the play. That is, bringing out the characteristics of bilingual...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,122 engagements | 

  • 33. RITUALS, MUSIC, SONGS AND DANCES IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT Drama originated from the Greek word "dran" (to do). It is the imitation of action in performance. In Africa, Nigerian dramatic enactment started from ritual worshipping; which is a theory of the origin of drama. Ritual is a traditional doctrine that has to do with the validation of myths or historical events which has been passed from one generation to another.  This is a ceremonial or...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  821 engagements | 

  • 34. POETIC LANGUAGE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The link between literary studies and linguistics is language. It is the process through Which the thought and intension of a writer or a speaker is conveyed to the reader or Listener. The beauty of any writing is the ability of the writer to effectively employ Language to construct meaning. Linguistics is the study of language in general and of a p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  804 engagements | 

  • 35. LITERATURE: THE VEHICLE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

    » ABSTRACT Literature has some unique features that make it admirable. It is these features that possess the power that spark off the change in people. An understanding of these features helps us to understand literature better. Such features as Theme, Style, Plot, Character and Characterization, Setting etc. All these deal with peoples' emotions and their environments. Literary appreciation, as wel...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  907 engagements | 

  • 36. LANGUAGE OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN AFRICAN LITERARY WORKS (IN PURPLE HIBISCUS ...

    » ABSTRACT   This project basically examine the language of gender discrimination in African literary works with special reference toPURPLE HIBISCUS and YELLOW YELLOW.   In the past few years, women folk have been rendered invisible or stereotyped by their male counterparts.  As a result, women voices are not heard, they are relegated to the background. Gender is a central organizing princip...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  948 engagements | 

  • 37. THE INFLUENCE OF THE SOCIETY ON STUNDENTS’ PERFORMANCE

    » ABSTRACT Scholars’ preoccupation with the teaching and learning of English language among other languages in this part of the world is founded as it is the language of instruction in schools as well as the lingua franca in many African nations, Nigeria included. Given that students and their teachers do not exist in isolations of the society influencing students' performance in English language ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  832 engagements | 

  • 38. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHINUA ACHEBE'S EARLY AND CONTEMPORARY LITERARY WORKS

    » ABSTRACT Literary style, the meeting point between literary criticism and linguistic analysis, is the focus of this project. The study demonstrates the viability of collaboration between principles of the two approaches. Focusing on two novels of the world acclaimed African novelist, Chinua Achebe, the project suggests that even when a writer's stylistic inclinations are recognizable, each literar...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  724 engagements | 

  • 39. A STUDY OF BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS AND RACISM IN RICHARD WRIGHTS NATIVE SON AND RALP...

    » ABSTRACT The twentieth century American literary scene is characterized by the emergence of black writers who are concerned with creating what is called "Black Consciousness".  This concept became a form of literary expression associated with the Afro American movement whose concern was for the discovery of the meaning of black man's experience. Black, consciousness has to do with the revolution...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,020 engagements | 

  • 40. ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEMS OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION AMONG YORUBA SPEAKERS, OF ENGL...

    » ABSTRACT Language learning practice often assumes that most of the difficulties that learners encounter in the study of language are consequences of the degree to which the native languages differ from the English of the native speakers. This research work is basically analyzed problems of pronunciation among the non native speakers of English, especially the Yoruba People. The Yoruba Speakers of...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  2,727 engagements | 

  • 41. AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH COMMON SPELLING ERRORS

    » ABSTRA1CT This project begins with the identification of the Importance of Competence in English Usage to the nation's Standard of Education. It therefore sets out to examine the analysis of the English spelling error, by looking into the History of English Spelling as well as the sources of these errors. The research work also identified that inconsistencies in the language at times can cause the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,107 engagements | 

  • 42. AN EXAMINATION OF THE COMIC ELEMENTS IN WOLE SOYINKA'S THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JER...

    » ABSTRACT Study of the comic elements in Wole Soyinka's "The Trials of Brother Jero andThe Lion and the Jewel. The literature is said to be interpretation of life itself and it's in three segment, which are prose, Drama and Poetry.   Drama which is the most relevant on this study. Drama has been defined as a literary composition that tells a story usually representing human conflict by means of di...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,082 engagements | 

  • 43. A PHONELOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH FRICATIVES AS USED AMONG THE YORUBA SPEAKERS ...

    » ABSTRACT This research work is a cursory observation of how the English Fricatives are used among the Yoruba speakers of English Language. At the phonemic level of interference, English Language for instance has the voiceless fricatives /θ/ which is absent in the Yoruba Language. For this sound, the Yoruba Speakers of English substitute the voiceless alveolar fricative /t/.  Thus, the Engli...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  872 engagements | 

  • 44. A LINGUISTIC-STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE OF NIGERIAN POLITICAL ELITES

    » ABSTRACT This study is based on the speeches of the Nigerian Political Elite. A linguistic stylistic analysis of their speeches is tackled in depth. A total of fourteen speeches are analysed through the use of the clause structure (SPCA), that is, Subject, Predicate, Complement and Adjunct, which served as the obligatory elements of the analysis. Some of the speeches analysed showcase the deceptiv...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  761 engagements | 

  • 45. A LINGUISTIC STUDY OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN

    » ABSTRACT  This research was propelled by the intention to investigate the creative ability of Nigerian Pidgin as an effective communication in a multi ethnic society such as Ipodo Community Market in Ikeja.  It explored the functions of language and that of Pidgin which is the language in discourse. The study was restricted to the type of Pidgin spoken among traders in Ipodo Market. It identifi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,099 engagements | 


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