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English for Nigerians.

Ikwuyatum Omakwu Ikwue

English for Nigerians.

by Ikwuyatum Omakwu Ikwue

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

MA thesis, Modern Languages.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20905430M

Why do some Nigerians have English surnames? Re: Nigerians With English Surnames by NaijaSisi (f): pm On Those people tend to be from Lagos, maybe thats where the white men were based when they came and colonised Nigeria back in . This study establishes the ethnic variety of English, Igbo English (IE), in the Nigerian novel. It demonstrates that IE is a deliberate and stylistic device arising from the influence of the Igbo language - oral and written forms, and culture on English, resulting in .

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Million Nigerians Beyond Humanitarian Access Febru FILE - People displaced by Islamist extremists queue for water at the Muna camp, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug. 30, Author: VOA Learning English. need English for and I will tell you the English that you need” (Hutchinson & Waters (), is the basis of our examination of the use to which the English language has been put by literary artists in Nigeria. These writers know what Nigerians need English for and, have, to a large extent, domesticated the English language for that purpose inCited by: 1.


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