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This long essay aims at studying questions formation in Ìjà-Kórò, it will cover the general introductions of the study, the sound inventory of the language, the distribution of those sound and transformational generative grammar, this research work is divided into 5 chapters. Chapter one is the general introduction, presenting the background... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0108
  • Pages:139
  • Reference:YES
This research is aimed at discussing the general overview of Noun Phrase in Migili language. This research work is divided into five chapters. Chapter one which is the introductory part include: the historical background, socio-cultural profile, the scope and organization of study as well as the theoretical framework, the data collection method... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0107
  • Pages:105
  • Reference:YES
Introduction to the History of Gùngáwá People and Language. Gùngáwá is an adopted name for the Bàrèshe people by their Hausa neighbors which means Island dwellers because of their nearest to rivers and lakes. The people call themselves Bàrèshe, Tsureja or Yáúráwa but officially called Gùngáwá. The names of the language are... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0106
  • Pages:68
  • Reference:YES
Lákõökö iśë yìí yóò là wá lóye yóò sí tún fún wa ní ìmõ kún ìmõ nítorí ôgbön kò pín sí ibìkan bí a bá śe ń wádìí nýkan náà ni ìmõ wa yóò máa gbòró sí nítorí ôgbön kò pín síbí kan. Yàtõ sí èyí iśë yìí yóò mú ìmõ êkö têsíwàjú nítorí pé àwôn òýkõwé ti śiśë... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0105
  • Pages:84
  • Reference:YES
This research is aimed at discussing the general overview of verb phrase in Migili language. This research work is divided into five chapters which are relevant aspects of the theory of syntax. TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Table of Contents vi CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.0 General Background of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0104
  • Pages:166
  • Reference:YES
This research is aimed at describing an aspect of syntax of Kaninkon language. And our focus is negation in the language. Kaninkon is a language spoken in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State, Nigeria. The native speakers call themselves kyung (Kaninkon). Although, the Kaninkon is not a major group in Nigeria, yet the speakers are found... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0103
  • Pages:115
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
This research focuses on the phonology of Yukuben, a language spoken by about 25,000 speakers in Sabongida Yukuben of Takum Local Government Area in the east of Taraba State in Nigeria, and North West Province, Menchum division, west of Furu-Awa, near Nigeria border in Cameroon. In the absence of a population census, a rough estimate would put... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0102
  • Pages:135
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work focuses on the topic A Linguistic Analysis of the Use of Metaphor in Nigerian Political discourse . Language is a means of communication but the use of metaphor by politicians most often brings misconceptualization of the use of metaphors in which the information conveyed to the public is not exactly what is meant by... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0101
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Table of Contents vi CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 Introduction 1 1.1 Geographical Location of Bura Language 1 1.2 Historical Background of Bura Language 2 1.3 The Socio-Cultural Profile of Bura People 4 1.3.1 Occupation of Bura People 4 1.3.2 Trade 5 1.3.3 Food 5 1.3.4 Religion... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0100
  • Pages:108
  • Reference:YES
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0099
  • Pages:13
  • Reference:YES
Preamble In traditional grammar, words are the basic units of analysis. Grammarians classify words according to parts of speech and identify and list the forms that words can be grouped. Although the matter is really very complex, for the sake of simplicity we will begin with the assumption that we are all generally able to distinguish words from... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0098
  • Pages:39
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT  The title of this work is .  This language is used by the Ika people of Delta State. It’s central focus  is to find out how numerals are derived in the language and the different  morphological processes it undergoes in the modification of number  names other than the basic ones. The motivation behind this... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0097
  • Pages:81
  • Reference:YES
GENERAL BACKGROUND This chapter will examine the general background of the study and described the speakers of the language in respect of their historical background and socio-cultural profile. It also, introduces us to the genetic classification of Kofyar, the scope and organization of the study together with the theoretical framework. The method... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0096
  • Pages:110
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Syllabification is the process of segmenting a word into syllables. This research work investigated syllabification in the Ekid language, syllable structures and the phonotactic constraints that govern the distribution of segments in syllable initial, medial and final position. The research methodology employed was descriptive research... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0095
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The phonetic structure of French language differs from that of Nigeria language and Plateau state languages. French language learners are bound to face difficulties of transferring the pronunciation of their local languages into French languages directly, knowing the fact that the phonetic symbols of French is different from that of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0094
  • Pages:71
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION 1.1 General Introduction This study discusses the phonology of Bànsárà language, a language spoken in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross-River state, Nigeria. Phonology is that branch of linguistics that studies the organization of speech sounds in human language. It is the component of grammar that accounts for the general... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0093
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
The Èfik language is a Lower Cross language spoken in Cross River State of Nigeria. The study examines the segmental, suprasegmental and phonological processes of the Èfîk languge to establish the exact phonemic status of the language with spectographic evidence. Goldsmith's Autosegmental phonology (1976) is adopted as the theoretical frame. A... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0092
  • Pages:159
  • Reference:YES
ÀKÒÒNÚ IṢẸ́ Ìfọwósí ..................................................................................................... ii - iii Ìfidánílọ́lá ................................................................................................ iv Ìjúbà... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0091
  • Pages:77
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT  This project examines the linguistic persuasive strategies of president Obama’s speech as well  as  the  secluded  philosophy  enshrined  in  his  Cairo  address  to  Muslim  world.  It represents  the  American  vision  of  Muslims  by  re-introducing  herself  to  the  world [Muslims] at large. In this Cairo... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0090
  • Pages:159
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study focuses on . It aims at comparing overt semantic features of culinary terms and the objectives are to identify the lexico-semantic components, distinguish these, owing to how they point to culture variation between Zaar and English. The Semantic Field and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0089
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT TENSE AND ASPECT IN OGBUNIKE IGBO Igbo language is made up of so many dialects that comprise the Igbo speaking areas of the country and is marked by certain tense and aspect just as in every other language of the world, which are used to indicate the time of events/ actions as well as the duration, inception , continuity and completion of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0088
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
LEXICALIZATION OF THE NIGERIAN PIDGIN: A CASE STUDY OF THE WARRI VARIETY ABSTRACT This study ‘Lexicalization in NP: A case study of the warri variety’ is a view into the word formation processes of the Nigerian pidgin in a bit to understand how words come into usage in this variety of the language. The warri variety of NP is a language spoken... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0087
  • Pages:109
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This work is on the language use of olokun deity. In this work, I shall look at the type of language use in olokun in Edo language, attempt shall be made to look at the different types of language used by the oraclist in divination and the use of proverbs when... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0086
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:3
  • Methodology:Primary and Secondary data
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The main aim and objectives of this research were to identify the implication for code-mixing, and the reason for using code-mixing in Hausa-English bilinguals. It also presented and explained the phenomenon. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The study... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0085
  • Pages:69
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Primary and Secondary data
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0    INTRODUCTION     The concept of time is universal because the units of time are extra-linguistic i.e they exist independently of the grammar of any language. In other words the expression of time in language is universal, whereas the means of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0084
  • Pages:93
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:NO
ABSTRACT This study presents a comparative analysis of the sound system of Umuchu dialect and Standard Igbo Language with the objective of Comparing and finding the similarities and difference and also identifying the mutual intelligibility of the dialect and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0083
  • Pages:71
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Language attitude is a personal or collective disposition, feelings and behaviors towards a particular language or a language variety. This attitude may be positive or negative. Crystal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0082
  • Pages:64
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION           Nominalization is the use of a word which is not a noun e.g. verbs, adjectives or adverbs as Nouns or as the head of a noun phrase, with or without morphological transformation. The term can also specifically refer to the process of producing a noun from another part of speech via the addition of derivational... Continue Reading
  • Type:Term Paper
  • ID:LAC0081
  • Pages:21
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0080
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
The impact of reportorial techniques on reading audience of Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation Chapter One: Introduction 1.1    Background of the study Information dissemination is a vital tool for awareness creation and development in every human society, whether such a society is traditional or modern in nature. Information is usually... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0079
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
Investigative journalism as a means of conflict resolution in Cross River  Newspaper corporation (CHRONICLE) Calabar . Department of Linguistics and communication studies ABSTRACT This research on Investigative journalism: A means of conflict resolution is conducted to determine the role of investigative journalism in conflict resolution. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0078
  • Pages:62
  • Chapters:5
  CASE STUDY OF OBUBRA LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF CROSS RIVER Linguistics and communication studies   CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the study Over the years, man has lived in the dark era; been of certain information, but today mass media has played a significant role in the development of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0077
  • Pages:54
  • Chapters:5
                                    A LINGUISTIC STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE CAMPAIGN   SPEECHES OF TWO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE 2011                                                                                 ELECTIONS CHAPTER ONE... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0076
  • Pages:135
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER I: Introduction 1.1      Background of the Study The In sourcing and/or Outsourcing decision is referred to in purchasing as sourcing policy decision and it is one of the most important decision points for any organization because it has a multiple and web like... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0075
  • Pages:38
  • Chapters:3
  CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study This research work deals with tense errors in English essays of Secondary School. The research is to find out the type of tense errors committed by the students who have sat for their J.S.S.C.E examination.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0074
  • Pages:33
  • Chapters:5
ASPECT OF THE PHONOLOGY OF YUKUBEN  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0     GENERAL BACKGROUND           This research focuses on the phonology of Yukuben, a language spoken by about 25,000 speakers in Sabongida Yukuben of Takum Local Government Area in the east of Taraba State in Nigeria, and North West Province, Menchum division, west of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0073
  • Pages:130
  • Chapters:5
ASPECTS  OF MIGILI  MORPHOLOGY CHAPTER ONE 1.0                GENERAL INTRODUCTION Language is the universal fabric that holds every individual of a community together.  An instrument, used by man for communication within his environment, without which there would be no meaningful relationship between the human world.  Language... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0072
  • Pages:74
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.0    INTRODUCTION According to Garvin and Mathios (1956), language performs a unifying and separate function. This term refer to the feelings of the members of a society or a social group that they are united and identified with others who speak the same language and that... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0071
  • Pages:123
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0General Background This research work focuses on the phonology of Adim language spoken in Akankpa Local Government Area of Cross-river State, Nigeria. Adim lies in the Northern part of the forest belt of Southern Nigeria. Adim shares boundary with Ugep in the North and Idomi in the east, both... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0070
  • Pages:107
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0069
  • Pages:104
  • Chapters:5
 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0068
  • Pages:141
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.0 INTRODUCTION       The main focus of this research work is a discussion on the verb phrase of Gunganchi language. This chapter therefore aims at introducing the work by discussing some historical facts about the Gunganchi people and the language itself.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0067
  • Pages:114
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1              Introduction The chapter introduces us to the general background, historical background, socio-cultural profile and genetic classification of the Gùngáwá people. It also includes the scope and organization of study, theoretical framework, data analysis... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0066
  • Pages:64
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0    General Background This chapter examines the language of study, the people speaking the language and their geographical location. It also introduces us to the sociolinguistic of the speakers of the language which includes their culture and beliefs. Again in this chapter, a brief explanation... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0065
  • Pages:60
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE Introduction 1.0 . General Background            This research work focuses on the Noun phrase of Kaningkon language. However, this chapter introduces us to the language understudy, Kaningkon language. It also introduces us to the socio-cultural profile of the speakers of the language; the culture... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0064
  • Pages:211
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0     General Background Language is the fabrics that ties every member of the society together, which serves as an instrument used by man, for specific and distinguishable purpose.           Indeed the focus of this research is to shed light, on how noun phrases are formed in Kofyar... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0063
  • Pages:122
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION 1.0    General Background This chapter will examine the general background of the study and the speakers of the language with respects to their history and socio-cultural profile. Also, it introduces to us the genetic classification of Mernyang, scope and organization of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0062
  • Pages:51
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION GENERAL BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY This research work is on the aspect of the syntax of Kurama language. By Syntax we mean the branch of linguistic analysis which involves the branch of linguistic analysis which involves the arrangement of words to form grammatical sentences in a rule... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0061
  • Pages:83
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION It is a general fact that no one can dispute that language is central to all communities of human beings. It is also important for the regulation of every community The main focus of this research is to shed more light on how noun phrase is found in yiwom language. Therefore, the first... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0060
  • Pages:173
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0              INTRODUCTION                This study focuses on the verb phrase of kofyar. Kofyar is a dialect of “sura” that can be found in the northern part of plateau state in a local government called Qua’an pan. The kofyar are a population in the middle belt of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0059
  • Pages:76
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 General Background of the Study           This research work is based on the language called Uneme language spoken in Edo State.  This work will focus on the aspects of Uneme Noun Phrase. The term Noun Phrase forms an important aspect of syntax.           Syntax is a branch of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0058
  • Pages:108
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0       GENERAL BACKGROUND/INTRODUCTION In this project, I shall be examining one of the levels of linguistics that deals with the arrangement of words to form sentence, that is SYNTAX, and my focus shall be on ‘Verb Phrase’ an aspect, which can be referred to as the apex of syntax, with examples... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0057
  • Pages:71
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Slangy expressions and catchy phrases are deliberately used in hip-hop songs in order to reduce the degree of vulgarity in the content of the song so as not to disrupt society moral norms, and to increase the rate of acceptability of such song... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0056
  • Pages:89
  • Chapters:5
symbols of decadence in ayi kwei armah’s the beautyful ones are not yet born Chapter one 1.0       introduction This chapter introduces the major variable (Symbols of Decadence) in the research topic as well as give a brief background of the text adopted for critical analysis. The text selected for the study therefore, focuses on the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0055
  • Pages:48
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT                             Words form the basis for a Linguistic analysis at any level of language study. The aim of this essay was to identify the various Lexical and Syntactic elements that make up personal text... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0054
  • Pages:51
  • Chapters:5
A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1       INTRODUCTION Stylistics is the study and interpretation of texts from literary and linguistic perspectives. As a discipline it links literary criticism and linguistics. A stylistic analysis entails studying in details... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0053
  • Pages:58
  • Chapters:4
A CASE STUDY OF THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JERO AND A PLAY OF GIANTS ABSTRACT           This research endeavour focuses on the social and political ills prevalent in the African societies with the view of correcting them thus, making the contemporary society a better place to live. Using two... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0052
  • Pages:87
  • Chapters:5
(A CASE STUDY OF THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER) CHAPTER ONE Background to the Study Advertising is a form of communication used to encourage or persuade on audience (viewer, reader or listeners) to continue to take some new action. Most commonly, the desired result is to influence consumers’ behavior... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0051
  • Pages:91
  • Chapters:5
EFFECTS OF NIGERIAN R&B MUSIC ON THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT             Due to the fact that English language is the official language of Nigeria, and Nigerian is a multilingual country, English language continues to grow popular every day. The Nigerian R&B with its high level of spread lately has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0050
  • Pages:56
  • Chapters:5
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EMECHETA’S SECOND CLASS CITIZEN AND NWAPA’S EFURU   ABSTRACT           This study undertakes a comparative analysis of the works of two Nigerian female novelists: Buchi Emecheta and Flora Nwapa, it looks at the contemporary African society which is dominated by men.Little or no recognition is given to women... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0049
  • Pages:59
  • Chapters:5
RACISM AND OPPRESSION IN BLACK AMERICAN LITERATURE: AN EXAMPLE OF RICHARD WRIGHT’S BLACK BOY TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study                                                               1.2 Richard Wright’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0048
  • Pages:54
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT             Generally speaking, it seems unlikely that English will cease to be used elaborately in Nigeria in a foreseeable future. This research work therefore will find out if... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0047
  • Pages:66
  • Chapters:5
CRITICAL DISOURSE 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0046
  • Pages:46
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT This work focuses on the Lexico-semantic variation of the Nigerian English using Olu Obafemi’s text  Naira Has No Gender . The aim of this work is to highlight meaning change according to context and environment. Element of Lexico-semantic variation in Nigerian English... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0045
  • Pages:56
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT Generally, christain handbills and posters are meant to invite people for programs in churches. Different handbills and posters have different meanings. It has been observed that there are other hidden meanings to these sentences, to this effect, the researcher hopes to highlight the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0044
  • Pages:52
  • Chapters:4
CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION             Communication in the society happens chiefly by means of language. However, the users of language, as social beings, communicate and use language within the context as society; society controls... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0043
  • Pages:44
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT This long essay focuses on the pragmatics study of selected political posters imprinted in the pages of selected newspapers. It seeks to identify the influence of pragmatic elements on encoded texts or utterance; it analyse the thought provoking influence of such political posters; the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0042
  • Pages:41
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT This work investigates how meaning is derived in an utterance through cartoons. It aimed at a pragmatic analysis of selected cartoons from these Nigerian dailies: The Guardian, The Punch and The Nation, in order to know the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0041
  • Pages:36
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT Language is learned, shared, and it is an arbitrary system of vocal symbols through which human beings in the same speech community or     sub-culture interact and hence communicate in terms of their common experience and expectations. Sociolinguistics is the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0040
  • Pages:69
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT For communication to be effective in any human society, the appropriate language must be put in to use in the appropriate context. This work examined the motivation for code-mixing and code-switching among undergraduates. The natural conversations of some... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0039
  • Pages:48
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT             Stylistics is the study of  literary and non-literary texts using linguistic and literary descriptions.  The aim in this research work was a stylistic analysis of Akachi adimora-ezeigbo’s  Trafficked . The study critically analysed the data through... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0038
  • Pages:69
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT Stylistics is the study of linguistic and non linguistic aspects of style in spoken and written text. Advertising is a form of communication used to help sell products and services. Adverts are not just to fascinate, but rather, they are used by advertisers to achieve... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0037
  • Pages:38
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT Language is a vital medium through which human beings express themselves. It is used by its speakers to achieve diverse purposes such as reprimanding, encouraging, admiring,         and persuading. Writers also use language to achieve their purposes and it... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0036
  • Pages:59
  • Chapters:4
FACTS AND FICTION IN AKACHI ADIMORA - EZEIGBO’S CHLDREN OF THE EAGLE AND THE LAST OF THE STRONG ONES ABSTRACT This research work addressed itself to the way people tend to see fictional works. People see fictional works as being fictitious, but they are over laid with fact. This long essay, using Akachi Adimora. Ezeigbo’s works as guide,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0035
  • Pages:92
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION           Characterisation is the presentation, description, representation and analysis of the various characters or cast in any work of art; either a play, novel or poetry.          ... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0034
  • Pages:46
  • Chapters:4
  CHAPTER ONE I NT RODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Most cultures have stories which seek to explain the origin of life and to explain why things are as they are in the world today.  The story from Genesis would have us believe that linguistic diversity is the curse of Babel (Genesis 11:1-11). And the whole earth was of one language, and of one... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0033
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study The struggle for women’ right began in the 18th century during the period of intense intellectual activity known as the Age of Enlightenment. In traditional Africa the woman is an object of constant scorn, degradation and physical torture. In the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0032
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
(A CASE OF A KWARA TELEVISION NEWS) ABSTRACT Language and man are inseparable and since the languages of the world come in contact, there is bound to be a problem like mother tongue interference which is a sociolinguistic phenomenon. This work takes for granted that grammatical competence is totally... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0031
  • Pages:77
  • Chapters:4
CLASS STRATIFICATION, POVERTY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FESTUS IYAYI’S VIOLENCE AND OLU OBAFEMI WHEELS Chapter one 1.0       INTRODUCTION A writer is supposed to perform certain duties to the upliftment of his society. Perhaps this accounts for various roles that both writers and critics have ascribed to modern African... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0030
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(INDIGEN) OF ILORIN CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study The multilingual nature of Nigeria has become one of her greatest challenges in recent time. Inconsistent language policy, successive government‟s inability to pick any of the indigenous languages as a national... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0029
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ABSTRACT The Concept of Class struggle describes the constant conflict among the existing strata in every society. The purpose of this academic research is to explore the meaning and important of class struggle in the context of the selected texts. The theoretical framework for this research is the Marxist-Leninist theory, which could be simply... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0028
  • Pages:62
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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION General Background This research work is based on the aspects of morphology of Koro language. By Morphology we mean the study of words formation rules in languages, Bushman (1976:314), says it is “the study of forms”, and also the study of word structures and description of the minimal, meaningful forms in a language.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0027
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION General Background This study examines aspects of Kuturmi phonology, a language spoken in some parts of Kaduna State of Nigeria by a population of about fourteen thousand speakers 14,000. (Vision accessed 19th Jan, 2010). Phonology is a branch of linguistics which investigates the ways in which sounds are used... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0026
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0    General Background of the Study Language is the fabrics that ties every member of the society together, which serves as an instrument used by man for specific and distinguishable purposes. Indeed, the focus of this research is to shed light on how verb phrases are formed in Migili language. Therefore, the first... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0025
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0   INTRODUCTION This chapter is centered on the introductory part of the whole essay. It shows brief historical background of the Yukuben language speakers. As a matter of introduction to a general survey of the study of the Yukuben language morphology, on attention is drawn to the family head of the various... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0024
  • Pages:65
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CHAPTER ONE GENERAL BACKGROUND Linguistics over the years has been defined as the scientific study of language.  However, studying language scientifically entails the study of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics of a language so as to get empirical and sufficient facts/data, carry them out, experiment and process them, then... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0023
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work seeks to find out the challenges faced by two radio news medium, the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Kaduna and Ray Power 100.5 Fm Jos in news gathering and reporting, and to also compare and contrast these challenges faced by the two medium.   In the review of related literature, scholars in the area... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0022
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  ABSTRACT   This study examined aspects of the lexical semantics of Urhobo, with the aim of identifying some of lexical relations in the language, as well as discussing the forms of lexical negation. The methodology adopted for this study is based on descriptive linguistics which attempts to describe a language in terms of its current form... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0021
  • Pages:65
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  A CASE STUDY OF IKERE AND IJEBU TABLE OF CONTENTS Pages Title page ---------i Certification---------ii Dedication---------iii Acknowledgements-------iv Table of contents--------vi Abstract---------x CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 1.0Introduction-------- 1.1Origin and Language of the Yoruba people---1.1.1 Ikere Variety... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0020
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:4
ABSTRACT Style is the manifestation of one’s personality. Every writer has a natural, linguistic and idiosyncratic way of expressing ideas that leads to the identification of style with man and his thought. The manipulation of words by a writer creates a distinct style through which he/she reaches out to the audience. This research work focused... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0019
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work is on  Sociolinguistic Investigation of Some Hausa Proverbs.  The Hausa term for proverb is Karin Magana and they are one of the oldest and most important types of myth, which form part and parcel of the Hausa culture. These wise sayings form a very crucial phase of the ways of life of the people who use them. They... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0018
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTARCT The study examined the role of Nigerian Pidgin English in higher institutions with particular reference to students of Federal University Dutsinma. The research employed the monogenetic/reflexification theory and the data was gathered through the use of questionnaires and observation techniques. The analysis was based on the nature of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0017
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research examined the concept of code switching and code mixing in Doctor-Patient communication in Federal Medical Centre, Katsina. The data used for the analysis were obtained from tape recording, questionnaire and personal observation. The analysis employed the descriptive statistical method with Bach and Harnish (1979) Mutual... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0016
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research investigated and analysed works of two outstanding modernist writers in Africa and Europe. The work was carried out with specific objectives which are; to highlight the basic features of modernism,to discuss the reasons for writers in this vogue deviating from earlier trends and placing emphases on newness. It outlined and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0015
  • Pages:65
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ABSTRACT The study focuses on the Lexico-Semantic features of Nigerian English in Daily Times, Punch and Vanguard Newspapers. This is an attempt to investigate the extent to which Nigerian columnists and editorials use the Lexico-semantic features of Nigerian English for their reportings. Anchored on the theoretical premise of the contextual... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0014
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research has set out to capture the portrayal of the Nigerian Civil War in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun by bringing out the episodes and scenes that defined the war. This is evident in the experiences of the characters in the face of war which is captured through their fears, pains and reactions as well as how it... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0013
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is a critical discourse analysis of negation in the inaugural speeches of two Nigerian Presidents. The study aims at finding out if negation performs certain statement. The data used for the analysis are from the speeches of the two Presidents, Goodluck Jonathan and Musa Yar’Adua. The speeches were adopted from different... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0012
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study analyses some selected Nigerian English expressions. The expressions context are made up of forty (40) established English expression interpreted based on meaning and level of intelligibility which access whether they are typically Nigerian English expressions or not. In presenting the data, table were used, this enabled the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0011
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Code-switching is the use of more than one language, variety, or style by a speaker within an utterance or discourse, or between different interlocutors or situations (Romaine, 1992:110). In linguistics, code-switching occurs when a speaker alternates between two or more languages, or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0010
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION .1       Background of the study The essayists and scholars have called the abuse of children’s rights a troubled childhood. Edgar Fred Nabutanyi, in his thesis titled “Representations of troubled childhood in an African fiction selected after 1990”, defines disrupted childhood as “the experience of children... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0009
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the study Constructively, a sentence is an anthology of words that convey meaning and meaning and are formed according to the common sense of grammar. Short and unambiguous sentences are mostly considered and more effective for long and complex sentences. Apparently, sentence is a linguistic unit... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0008
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Obviously, it has been brought to mind that racism is one of the major issues in Black American literature and has triggered concerns over the years. This study will attempt to make readers realize these themes in Richard Wright’s Black Boy by analyzing the concept of racial segregation of Black in America. We will examine the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0007
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Language is a tool or a code system used for human communication. It is made up of sounds or graphic symbols, which users or speakers have accepted to use as units of communication. Language is a symbol system based on pure or arbitrary conventions infinitely extendable and modifiable according to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0006
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Preamble This chapter is the general introduction to the work, it present the background of the study, the classification of the Anaan Language. The delimitation of the study and as well as the research methodology will be explored and included here in this chapter. A reconstruction of proto forms in Ibibios, Efik and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0005
  • Pages:50
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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION ·         Background of the study Many societies have beliefs rooted deep in ancient religion. Some beliefs include polygamy, polytheism, and patriarchy, or rule by men. One such culture is that of Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. Polytheism and polygamy are custom in the clan, and the role of each family member is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0004
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study The literature of people is the one that seeks to discuss, expose and propose solutions to the daily problems of society, be it social, economic, moral, political or otherwise. Since literature is seen as reflecting life, literature and society are inseparable. To a certain extent this inspires... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0003
  • Pages:50
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Abstract Motivation plays a very important role in enhancing the students’ pronunciation learning. Consequently, the researcher’s argument is that motivation is necessary for one to learn and acquire a second or foreign language because most successful learners of a second language are motivated to do so. Hence, this research work highlights... Continue Reading
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  • ID:LAC0002
  • Pages:50
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ABSTRACT This research work focused on the phonological interference in television newscast in Nigeria. Phonological interference as one of the problems encountered by television newscasters in Nigeria, more especially some Yoruba and Hausa newscasters in NTA since it is our area concentration the work has been treated using six major interference... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:LAC0001
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5