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Ogu, Julius N. (1992). This study investigated the use of Nigerian English in the Nollywood context with a view to discussing the socio-pragmatics of the variety.
Ogu, Julius N. First, this study identified some peculiar linguistic features and uncovered the underlying socio-pragmatic variables that would inform their use. This study argues that the socio-pragmatic contexts of the Nigerian multilingual setting are significant predictors of the nature of English usage in Nollywood.
A socio-historical appraisal of the Nigerian situation discloses that before the incursion of the Europeans, Nigeria was an African country in which a kaleidoscopic . A Historical Survey of English and the Nigerian Situation. Lagos: Kraft Books Ltd. Omolewa, Michael.
A socio-historical appraisal of the Nigerian situation discloses that before the incursion of the Europeans, Nigeria was an African country in which a kaleidoscopic linguistic diversity was existing. The implantation of English in Nigeria dates back to the nineteenth century. It was not through just a medium, rather through different media.
Nigerian English or Standard English suprasegmentals: the question of which variety to teach. Ibadan: Kraft Book Ltd. Beyond intelligibility. Ibadan: African University Press, pp. 7–13. Roach, P. 1997.
The history of Nigeria can be traced to prehistoric settlers (Nigerians) living in the area as early as 1100 BC. Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is today Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between (1068 AD) and Hausa States around (1385 AD) during the 11th century,. while Christianity came to Nigeria in the 15th century through Augustinian and Capuchin monks from Portugal
Praise for A History of France. The major achievement of this book is the very fact that Norwich takes each of the four rulers to be a piece of the same story.
Praise for A History of France. remembered that there was a public composed of people who read books of history for pleasure, not from duty. written with often humming literary verve.
In Nigeria ethnolinguistic situation is diverse and heterogeneous. Of course, the national culture was infringed, and the Nigerians were cut off from age-old traditions.
Nigerian English, also known as Nigerian Standard English, is a dialect of English spoken in Nigeria. It is based on British English; but in recent years, it has been influenced by American English from the United States of America
Nigerian English, also known as Nigerian Standard English, is a dialect of English spoken in Nigeria. It is based on British English; but in recent years, it has been influenced by American English from the United States of America.
This brief survey of English literature has been written as a very first introduction to the subject.
English (especially the variety known as Nigerian Pidgin English) functions as a lingua franca in this multilingual country. The number of its speakers, the frequency of its uses and the range of its functions have been expanding ever since its first formation from local jargons of Antera Duke's type when the need for an interethnic lingua franca arose. Increasing social and geographical mobility have continuously added to this expansion. Whether the estimate of 30% pidgin speakers in Nigeria is a realistic figure is impossible to sa. (Manfred Görlach, Even More Englishes: Studies 1996-1997. John Benjamins, 1998). Lexical Features of Nigerian English.
He did for the English narrative what Shakespeare later did for drama. He was the first writer to use lines of poetry that had an appeal to those interested in nature and books. His writing was very modern for his time, even more modern than the writings of others after he died, but he stayed within the traditions of medieval poetry. Chaucer was born in London, no one knows exactly what date but sometime between 1340 and 1344.
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Author: Julius N Ogu
Publisher: Kraft (1992)
Pages: 108 pages
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