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The Early Study of Nigerian Languages

P. E. H. Hair

The Early Study of Nigerian Languages

Essays and Bibliographies (West African Language Monograph)

by P. E. H. Hair

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Africa,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715901M
    ISBN 100521051746
    ISBN 109780521051743

    Convergence: English and Nigerian Languages Book Description: The present volume, which is the 5th in the Nigerian Linguists Festschrift Series, is devoted to Professor Munzali A. Jibril, a celebrated icon in university administration, and an erudite Professor of English Linguistics. This paper also calls on the Nigerian government to rise above the usual rhetorics associated with the politics of language in the country by ensuring that indigenous Nigerian lan guages are a part of the curricula of Colleges of Education in the country to cater for the human resource needs of teaching these languages as media of early literacy.

      The Nigerian Civil War by John de St Jorre Nigerians – of all ethnicities – rarely talk about the civil war of the late s, but it is a suppressed : Barnaby Phillips. Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is g code: +

    Readability of Igbo Language Textbook in use in Nigerian Secondary Schools Nneka Justina Eze Department of Arts and Social Science Education Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State – Nigeria [email protected] Abstract This study assessed the readability of Igbo language textbook in use in Nigerian secondary schools. Five IgboFile Size: KB. The use of books and monographs in conducting research in African languages generally and Nigerian languages in particular has been prominence. According to Hair (), earlier linguists in Nigeria such as Kilham, Rabon and Bowdich relied heavily on the use books and monographs. This pattern seems to have continued over the years.


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The Early Study of Nigerian Languages by P. E. H. Hair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Issue 7 of The early study of Nigerian languages: essays and bibliographies: Authors: Paul Edward Hedley Hair, West African Languages Survey, University of Ibadan. Institute of African Studies: Publisher: Cambridge U.

in assocation with the West African Languages Survey and the Institute of African Studies, Ibadan, Original from. The Early Study of Nigerian Languages: Essays and Bibliographies (Modern Revivals in African Studies) [Hair, P.

H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Early Study of Nigerian Languages: Essays and Bibliographies (Modern Revivals in African Studies)Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hair, P.E.H.

(Paul Edward Hedley). Early study of Nigerian languages. London, Cambridge U.P. in association with the West African Languages Survey and the Institute of African Studies, Ibadan, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press in association with the West African Languages Survey and the Institute of African Studies, Ibadan,   The early study of Nigerian languages: essays and bibliographies by Hair, P.

(Paul Edward Hedley) Publication date Topics Nigeria -- Languages Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library : There are over native languages spoken in Nigeria.

The official language of Nigeria is English, the former language of colonial British reported inNigerian English and Nigerian Pidgin were spoken as a second language by 60 million people in Nigeria. Communication in the English language is much more popular in the country's urban communities than it is in the rural areas Signed: Nigerian Sign Language, Hausa Sign Language.

Yoruba / ˈ j ɒr ʊ b ə / (Yor. Èdè Yorùbá) is a language spoken in West Africa and most prominently South western number of speakers of Yoruba is estimated between 30 and 40 million, primarily by the ethnic Yoruba people.

It is a pluricentric language spoken principally in Nigeria and Benin, with communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, other parts of Africa, the Americas, and Language family:. The third category of languages in Nigeria is the Nigerian Pidgin; which is a hybrid Nigerian language.

There have been several ideas and views about its origin whether it is indigenous or exogenous. Omodiagbe (), comments that ‘Pidgin is an offshoot of the pure ‘English of the early missionaries and colonial administrators’.File Size: KB. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with over million residents.

The country is also home to more than languages, but there are many more languages which are yet to be classified. These languages can be classified into two main language families: the Afro-Asiatic language family and the Niger-Congo language : Joyce Chepkemoi. The sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages [Dele Adeyanju] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book addresses issues bordering on the long-standing co-existence of English and Nigerian languages. For about two centuriesCited by: 1. Nigeria - Nigeria - Languages: The languages of Nigeria are classified into three broad linguistic groups: Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, and Afro-Asiatic.

The huge Niger-Congo group is further subdivided into nine major branches, including the Kwa subgroup, spoken in the extreme southwestern corner of the country; the Ijoid branch, spoken in the Niger Delta region; the Atlantic subgroup, which.

Award-winning Yoruba-English Bilingual Children's Books, Audio Books and Dual Language Picture Books are a great resource for teaching and learning Yoruba and English as a Second Language. Collection includes Yoruba folktales, fables, multicultural stories, myths, legends, board books, and a beautifully illustrated Yoruba picture dictionary available with Audio Recorder Pen.

An Index of Nigerian Languages Twelve Nigerian languages: A handbook on their sound systems for teachers of English, The Early Study of Nigerian Languages: Essays and Bibliographies (Modern Revivals in African Studies) The Early Study of Nigerian Languages: Essays and Bibliographies Higi phonology (Studies in Nigerian languages) The development.

A new study by I-LABS researchers, published July 17 in Mind, Brain, and Education, is among the first to investigate how babies can learn a second language outside of the home. The researchers sought to answer a fundamental question: Can babies be taught a second language if they don’t get foreign language exposure at home, and if so, what.

To be candid, Nigerian linguistics is synonymous with Professor Emeritus Bamgbose. In 58 well-written chapters by experts in their fields, the book covers aspects of Nigerian languages, linguistics, literatures and culture.

The papers have not been categorized into sections; rather they flow, hence there is some overlapping in the arrangement. Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, the President of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN), on Tuesday in Abuja, said about Nigerian indigenous languages were endangered.

Languages of Nigeria. It features the work of the Nigerian born sculptor Sokari Douglas Camp and a considerable body of new work she is showing at the Museum of Mankind in London.

The show lasts from 28 September - 17 March Comprehensive study conducted by the US Library of Congress covering the country's history, geography. Nigerian languages ought to be central to societal development and should occupy an important place in the development discourse. In line with these and many more, the study recommends that urgent attention and responsibilities ought to be given to language experts (Linguists) in making language.

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It is hard for an adult to find. This bibliography presents the patterns of writings in the Yoruba language between and so traces the intellectual development of that society.

It includes early publications, printed works, bibles, religious tracts, readers and some modern works written in Yoruba.

Some writings about the language in English are also included. Nigerian Language Studies: A Journal of the National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Issue 1.

The Institute, - Nigeria. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents.

Preface to Number. 1.Unlock this profile with an Essentials plan. See the details on every language spoken in Nigeria, plus: Profiles for every other country in the world; 7, profiles covering every language in use today.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 Size: KB.