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The author describes the relationship between contemporary culture, the English language and education in Nigeria in the context of current linguistic nationalism, globalization, cultural identity and national development agenda. He observes... More

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The paper focuses on regional or local variations in English in Nigeria with particular reference to spoken English in which the variations are most noticeable. The three major Nigerian languages - Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa are referred to mainly... More

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This study examined the impact of instructional supervision on secondary school students’ academic performance in English Language. Descriptive method was adopted in which a questionnaire titled Instructional Supervision and Students’ Academic... More

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This paper sees Nigerian educational system in crisis. Under-resourcefulness at the human, physical, material and financial levels is the major critical flashpoints of the crisis situation. The positive impact of new technologies is yet to be... More

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This study investigated the extent to which computer literacy dimensions (computer general knowledge, documents and documentations, communication and surfing as well as data inquiry), computer use and academic qualification as independent... More

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This article is the report of an investigation into the types of languages acquired at different periods in the lives of members of the education elite in a speech community; to wit, the Ikale in the Irele and Okitipupa Local Government Areas of... More

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This study identified the reasons why people codes-switch, studied the influence parents, teachers and peers had on the code choice of students and recommendations were given to solving the problems of codes- switching. Questionnaires were... More

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In Nigeria, almost 500 indigenous languages continue to compete with the English language that has assumed the status of a global linguistic code. The contact, in different domains between English and indigenous languages in the country... More

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The demand for literacy in a developing country like Nigeria has multiple results such as the expansion, by leaps and bounds, of the average Nigerian classroom. This paper highlights the reasons for large classes in Nigerian secondary schools,... More

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The Nigerian National Policy on Education emphasizes the use of language of the immediate community as the medium of instruction. An examination of teaching/learning practices of all the preschools in Yoruba speaking states in Nigeria revealed... More