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  • Toward a New English Language Education Programme in Nigeria 

    Atoye, R. O. (Centre for Language in Education and Development., 1994)
    Atoye in this paper draws attention to the primacy of speech in language learning and use. He however regrets that in Nigerian education, the written form of language is given more emphasis. He draws attention to the ...
  • Determining the Determiners 

    Cook, David (Centre for Language in Education and Development, 1994)
    David cook in his paper seeks to unravel the mystery behind the deep-seated problems for second language speakers of English in finally grasping the subtleties in usage of the basic English determiners - 'the', 'a'/'an' ...
  • Fifteen Years of the National Policy on Education: How far has language fared? 

    Bamgbose, Ayo (Centre for Language in Education and Development., 1994)
    The role of language in education is usually taken for granted by linguists. Since acquisition of knowledge is most effectively carried out through the mediation of language, it comes naturally to linguists to assume that ...
  • The Teaching of Language Skills as a Sequential Bilingual Education Process: An Assessment of Basic Primary School Language Coursebooks in Nigeria 

    Adegbite, Wale (Centre for Language in Education and Development, 1994)
    In this paper Wale Adegbite assesses the adequacy of the language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - content of some Yoruba and English coursebooks for pupils in early primary education in some Yoruba ...
  • English Idioms: A Review of Recognition Criteria 

    Jowitt, David (Centre for Language in Education and Development, 1994)
    In this paper David Jowitt attempts to review the characteristics by which an idiom may be recognised. After exploring the various ways in which the term 'idiom' has been used by scholars and in dictionaries, he observes ...
  • Towards a Delimitation of the Status and Functions of English in Nigeria 

    Adegbite, Wale (Group Publishers, 2004)
    This paper addressed four main questions: (i) How has Nigerian English been characterized? (ii) What status does English have and what functions does it serve in an English-dominant multilingual society, Nigeria: (iii) ...