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  • 1. THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF PHONETIC SOUNDS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Language is a very important phenomenon in the life of every individual. On daily basis, we communicate our ideas, feelings, desires, likes, dislikes, etc to people in community through language (spoken, written or signed). O’Grady (2011:1) highlights and affirms the usefulness of language by saying: Language is at the heart of all things human. We use it when we are...Continue Reading »

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  • 2. PHONOLOGICAL INTERFERENCE IN TELEVISION NEWSCAST IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study If the question “what is language? Is asked, it has many senses and can be variously defined. It can be language of a particular field like science, humanity just to mention few. It can also be the animal language, sign language and many other types of languages. Humanity language especially spoken dominates them all. Human language is nat...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  12 engagements | 

  • 3. CULTURAL INFLUENCE ON LANGUAGE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background of the Study Generally, language is a distinctive code of communication. Language according to Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English is a system of communication by written or spoken words which is used by the people of a particular country or area. Agbedo (2003) puts it that language is the pivot on which all human activities, ranging from the most pro...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 4. SOCIO LINGUISTIC INVESTIGATION OF SOME HAUSA PROVERBS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY People commonly use different forms of expressions which are peculiar to their societies to express their views and for effective communication. These expressions can be verbal and non verbal, including signs and symbols among others. The verbal forms and include forms such as songs, riddles, poems and adages. Whatever forms of expressions used in any societ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 5. SOCIETY AND CORRUPTION IN SELECTED AFRICAN NOVELS: A CASE STUDY OF ACHEBE’S ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background of the Study A literary artist is not always at home with some of the activities he observes in his society. And due to certain corrupt practices and moral decadence that pervade his society, he uses his work to express some of these corrupt practices. The theme of corruption in literary works is used by the literary artist to fully expose and at the same ti...Continue Reading »

    52 pages |  36 engagements | 

  • 6. CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF OLA ROTIMI'S OUR HUSBAND HAS GONE MAD AGAIN.

    » ABSTRACT Analysis on a discourse level has been used in the analysis of texts, but this study attempts to carry out a Critical Discourse Analysis of Ola Rotimi’s Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again. The Norman Fairclough theory has been applied in this approach, paying more attention on the socio cultural and political issues in the text. The text, is a social drama which the author has used to e...Continue Reading »

    52 pages |  39 engagements | 

  • 7. ANALYSIS OF DISCUSS ELEMENT IN THE GODS ARE NOT TO BLAME BY OLA ROTIMI

    » CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0 INTRODUCTION ”Discourse” refers to expressing oneself using words Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA)is concerned with studying and analyzing written texts and spoken words to reveal the discursive sources of power, dominance, inequality and bias and how this sources are initiated, maintained, reproduced and transformed within specific social, economi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  24 engagements | 

  • 8. A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH AND TIV SENTENCE STRUCTURES

    » This aspect of a sentence having the quality or ability of standing alone as a complete utterance to test the completeness and independence of thought is projected by Bussman (1059) in his definition that, “a sentence is a unit of speech constructed according to language dependent rules, which is relatively complete in respect to content, grammatical structure and intonation. This definition...Continue Reading »

    80 pages |  25 engagements | 

  • 9. ASPECTS OF MÀDA VERB PHRASE

    » ASPECTS OF MÀDA VERB PHRASE “Màda” refers to the language and its speakers. It is predominately spoken in Nasarawa State. The speakers of Màda are found in seven Local Government Areas of Nasarawa State with the largest population in Jama’a and Sanga Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. According to Sabo (2011:48), Màda people who refer to themselve...Continue Reading »

    71 pages |  182 engagements | 

  • 10. AN INVESTIGATION ON THE LEVEL OF PHONOLOGICAL INTERFERENCE IN THE SPEECH OF HAUS...

    » ABSTRACT This study has set to find out "an investigation on the level of phonological interference in the speech of Hausa English bilingual: A case study of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto." It was to find out the features that distinguish Hausa accent from the Received Pronunciation. The Recorded speech of ten selected native speakers of Hausa was used. Students who were native speakers of Ha...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 11. A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH AND HAUSA PROVERBS IN SELECTED TEXTS.

    » A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH AND HAUSA PROVERBS IN SELECTED TEXTS...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  452 engagements | 

  • 12. ASPECTS OF BURA NEGATION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0. General Background This chapter introduces the language of study, the people speaking the language and their geographical location. It introduces us to the background of the speakers of the language which includes their culture and beliefs. Also, a brief explanation of the scope of the study, Method of Data Collection, Genetic Classification and the Theoretical framew...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  311 engagements | 

  • 13. ASPECT OF BURA NOUN PHRASE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 GENERAL BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY This research work is based on the aspects of noun Bura noun phrase. The study forms an important aspect of the syntax of the language. By syntax, we mean the branch of linguistic analysis which involves the arrangement of words to form grammatical sentences a rule governed way. It should be noted that there are many aspects of syntax, b...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  305 engagements | 

  • 14. AN ASSESSMENT OF LEVEL OF LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT IN NIGERIA

    » Language is a functional aspect of human nature that plays significant roles in the General endeavour of man. This irrespective of whether the language form is oral, written or even semiotic. It is evident that Nigeria is bestowed with linguistic variety which offers insight into cultural and psychological perspective with which people conduct their daily affairs. In this regard, Nigeria is then b...Continue Reading »

    80 pages |  608 engagements | 

  • 15. THE ROLE OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH: A CASE STUDY OF ARMY DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL,...

    » ABSTRACT This study was carried out to find out the role of Nigerian pidgin English. 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 Nige...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  528 engagements | 

  • 16. THE ROLE OF CODE MIXING AND CODE SWITCHING IN DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION AT FE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Communication is a process in which a message is sent from sender to receiver. It is a practice that the sender encodes message and the receiver decodes it. Communication may occur in small groups or in organizations where there is work to do, or several small groups that need to interact among each other within a single organization. Gumperz (1...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  777 engagements | 

  • 17. INVESTIGATING THE SYNTACTIC STRUCTURE OF ARABIC SENTENCES

    » ABSTRACT In this paper, we employ the Government and Binding theory (GB) to present a system that analyzes the syntactic structure of some simple Arabic sentences structures. We consider different word orders in Arabic and show how they are derived. We include an analysis of Subject Verb Object (SVO), Verb Object Subject (VOS), Verb Subject Object (VSO), nominal sentences, nominal sentences with i...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  393 engagements | 

  • 18. VERB PHRASE OF KAHUGU LANGUAGE

    » CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.0 Introduction This is a research on the Verb Phrase of Kahugu Language, also natively known as Aniragu. Kahugu is a Language spoken in Saminaka District of Lere Local Government in Kaduna State. This chapter will provide informations on the historical background, geographical location, population, socio cultural profiles (occupation, political systems, religi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  330 engagements | 

  • 19. A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN PROVERBS IN WOLE SOYINKA’S: THE LION AND THE ...

    » TRANSFER FEATURES: These are patterns that reflect the influence of Nigerian languages on English. PROVERBS: These are ancient sayings of wisdom handed down from generation to generation. The Nigerian uses of proverbial expressions have led to...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 20. DIALECTAL VARIATION

    » ABSTRACTThis is a work on dialectal variation focusing on a comparative study between Ikere and Ijebu of the Yoruba language, as spoken by the people of Ekiti and Ogun state respectively, with a view to determining the linguistic status of both varieties. It is limited to only these varieties as they are the main focus of the study. The Ibadan word list of 400 basic items was the primary instrumen...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  701 engagements | 

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