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Teaching and learning in Nigerian languages

Teaching and learning in Nigerian languages

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Published by Nigeria Educational Research Association in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Native language and education -- Nigeria.,
    • Language arts -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Egbe T. Ehiametalor ... [et al.].
      ContributionsEhiametalor, Egbe T., Nigeria Educational Research Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC201.7.N6 T43 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1341017M
      ISBN 109782360740
      LC Control Number92226110
      OCLC/WorldCa29952598

        Language learning as a scientific process and a student-centred activity requires a wide range of planned teaching-learning activities. A number of obstacles hinder the effectiveness of teaching and learning Arabic in Nigeria as a Foreign Language (AFL).This paper situates the search for durable interventions within the context of the present objectives of teaching Arabi c in Nigeria, . language teaching in Nigeria. It is hoped that ultimately, this research work will help advance the course of learning English to improve proficiency among users of the language in Nigeria. The study also may set a basis for highlighting and expanding views on the danger of declining proficiency in the use of English in Nigeria. It is.

        Teaching students in an indigenous language ensures that they can grow up to produce and enjoy great works in a native language. The publication of "The Trial of Brother Jero," which was published in Yoruba, is a fine example of how creating cultural works in a native language can inspire people and evoke national pride. Defining Language Learning. Language learning is a conscious process, is the product of either formal learning situation or a self-study programme (Kramina, 27). Hence, language learning is an integral part of the unity of all language (Robbins, 49). The Synergy Between Language Acquisition and Language Learning.

      The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Programme was introduced in Nigeria in September, Following this, in the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) developed and introduced the 9-Year Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) in schools by realigning all extant Primary and Junior Secondary School Curricula to meet the . German Made Easy Nigeria is an indigenous firm rendering educational and consultancy services to all learning institutions to study German language easily and offers fee Study abroad visa to study in UK, Canada, Australia and other European countries.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle. The book presents itself as “an easy to read handbook for learning any of Nigeria’s three major languages. It presents simple words, phrases, numbers, Teaching and learning in Nigerian languages book, days of the week in a side-by-side translation into English and the three main tongues.

Mavis Computel’s Talking Book Makes Teaching & Learning Nigerian & Foreign Languages Easier In the article, A ‘mobile first’ approach to educational technology by Michael Trucano (Sr.

ICT & Education Specialist at the World Bank and lead blogger of the World Bank’s EduTech Blog), he makes a vital statement about the kind of technology that will transform education in developing nations. divergent views, this paper emerged to examine the teaching and learning of native languages in Nigeria with great attention to its relevance, challenges and way forward.

By and large, every state or region of this country is characterized by a particular language but there seems to be no growth recorded in the area of.

The State Of English Language Teaching And Learning In Nigeria: The history of the English language in Nigeria dates back to 16 th Century, long before missionary activities and colonial power. "Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom" is a book that would have passed my noticed had it not been for some comments made by people who had read it.

That said, I have found it to be an excellent starting point for a more in-depth understanding of the way language Reviews: This research outlines how language of instruction policy and practice impact on student learning outcomes in Nigeria.

Drawing on the experience of academics, policymakers and programme implementers across the country, the report is the first part of an ongoing joint research project by the British Council, in partnership with UNICEF.

The present electronic is a revised and updated edition of ‘An Index of Nigerian Languages’ by David Crozier and Roger Blench (), which replaced Keir Hansford, John Bendor-Samuel and Ron Stanford (), a pioneering attempt to synthesise what was known at the time about the languages of Nigeria and their classification.

Effective Teaching and Learning in Multicultural L2 Classrooms Despite the challenges and impediments to English language teaching and learning in multicultural L2 classrooms like Nigeria, effective teaching skills promote healthy learning abilities.

As Tania Pattison (, p. 23) has observed, effective teaching requires that teachers. In Nigeria, the teaching and learning of English is majorly done through the use of textbooks, dictionaries, chalkboards, workbooks and posters.

Most schools lack modern technological devices like audio and video tapes, language laboratories, e textbooks, flash. lingual Nigeria of about indigenous languages spoken within its borders (Blench R., ). English language was the medium of instruction before the National Policy on Education advocated the use of indigenous languages in teaching at basic level of education.

language issues are very complex in Africa because of the multi-ethnic and multi-lingual situations. Nigeria is highly multi-lingual and multi-ethnic, with over indigenous languages spoken within her borders, says Blench [5]. The policy on language education in Nigeria dates back to the colonial era when the Phelps – stocks commission of A Handbook for Teaching and Learning to the competing demands of teaching, r esearch and scholarship, and academic management.

Against these contexts, the book focuses on developing professional academic skills for teaching. 21 Key aspects of teaching and learning in languages Carol Gray and John Klapper.

The teaching of modern languages in Nigeria. Unpublished Paper presented at the MLA~ Inaugural Conference, March 21 Language education in Africa: Lessons for and from Nigeria. Nigeria is probably the only country of its size and stature that has not formally adopted as policy the use of indigenous languages for teaching in its pre-school and primary schools, especially.

The question of which language to best instruct children in during their formal education is a long-standing debate in Nigeria, and across Africa. Research carried out in African and non-African contexts has clearly shown that children learn best in a language they understand and speak fluently.

English is the official language of learning today in Nigeria and what is accepted on the premises of most schools. But even teachers sometimes use vernaculars in school.

As a result of this, the teaching of English and the use of it in most schools is affected negatively. Or read a book and understand that you haven’t lost anything due to translation. Good language skills will help you with that.

All in all, knowing English comes with great benefits. To be honest, knowing any foreign language is a plus for you. It is important to consider learning a language from a young age (the younger - the better!).

English language is Nigeria’s ‘second’ language. A second language is one that comes after one’s primary language. Ironically, it is also Nigeria’s dominant language, with the use of English being taught at various levels of the Nigerian educational system – Pre-Nursery schools, Nursery schools, Primary schools, Secondary schools and Tertiary institutions of learning.

learning of the language aspect but few have viewed its importance on the togetherness of the nation - Nigeria. This paper deals with how the language policy can influence and ensure the co-existence of Nigeria in achieving self-actualisation, national unity, social, cultural, economic, and.

peculiar situation Nigerian children learning to read find themselves. For the sake of clarity, the writer will use just one of the many Nigerian languages as a means of compar ison and illustration throughout the paper - in thiscase the Yoruba language, one of Nigeria's major languages.

Among others are Hausa, Ibo, Fulani, Nupe and Efik. Readiness.More than 10 Nigerians learn French and nearly teachers of Nigerian higher education are attending trainings in the 11 institutions of the French cultural and linguistic network in Nigeria.

A trainer from the CAVILAM (Vichy) spent two weeks in Nigeria to work on a programme centered on the teaching to children.Literature books so far produced in Nigeria are written in English. This includes, works of Wole Soyinka, Mrs.

Edith Eze, Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo and so on. They are highly claimed internationally. It has been attributed to some problems encountered in teaching and learning of the language which includes: students physical and.