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NOUN POP Past Questions: ENG353 - English Language In Nigeria

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FACULTY OF ARTS
July, 2017 Examination

END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2017_1
COURSE CODE:ENG353
COURSE TITLE:ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA (3 CREDIT UNITS)
COURSE UNIT: 3
TIME ALLOWED:3 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN ALL
1. Describe the basic characteristics of Nigerian English by:
a. Illustrating, with examples, one feature each at the phonological, grammatical, lexico-semantic, and discourse levels.
b. Identifying the level of linguistic analysis at which the features that characterise its variety occurs most.

2. Compare and contrastBamgbose, and Awonusi’s classifications of varieties of spoken English in Nigeria.
a. Highlight the parameters used for each classification; and
b. Identify a variety, from each, that qualifies to be the standard variety.

3. a) Explain, with examples, the sociolinguistic consequences of the English language in Nigeria.
b) What are the implications for a practical language policy in Nigeria?


4. In what ways can Nigerian languages and Nigerian Pidgin be used as tools for the teaching of English?

5. In your view, is the English language in Nigeria a symbol of national unity? Support your answer with examples.





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MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION

ENG353: English Language in Nigeria (3CR)
TIME: 2HRS

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY THREE QUESTIONS


1. Briefly discuss how the English language came into being in Nigeria.

2. Using any two authors’ classification of the English language in Nigeria, discuss

3. the strengths and weaknesses of the identified classification.


4. Identify and discuss two major discourse features of the Nigerian English.

5. What would you consider the most important issue to be considered in the on-going national language debate?


6. Does Nigerian English really exist? State clearly your position and support your position with clear illustrations to prove your point.






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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ENG 353
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA (3 CREDIT UNITS)
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN NOT MORE THAN 2 PAGES FOR EACH QUESTION.
TIME: 2 HOURS.

1. Discuss the basic characteristics of Nigerian English.
a. Illustrate with examples, one feature each at the phonological, grammatical, lexico-semantic, and discourse levels of Nigerian English.
b. Identify the level of linguistic analysis at which the features that characterise Nigerian English variety occurs most.

2. Compare and contrast Brosnaham, Banjo, Bamgbose, and Awonusi’s classifications of varieties of spoken English in Nigeria.
a. Highlight the parameters used for each classification; and
b. Identify a variety from each that qualifies to be the standard variety.

3. Explain, with examples, the sociolinguistic consequences of the English language in Nigeria. What are the implications for a practical language policy in Nigeria?

4. ‘English language is a threat to the existence of Nigerian languages’ Do you agree? Discuss.

5. In your view, is the English language in Nigeria a symbol of national unity? Support your answer with examples.





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JUNE/JULY 2013 EXAMINATION


COURSE CODE: ENG353
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA
TIME ALLOWED: 2HRS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN ALL. QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY


1. Write short notes and give examples on any three (3) of the following:
(i) Nativisation of English in Nigeria
(ii) Nigerian English continuum
(iii) International intelligibility and Social acceptability
(iv) Phonological features of Nigerian English

2. Describe, with examples, four (4) features that distinguish non- standard Nigerian English from standard Nigerian English.


3. Compare and contrast the functions and status of the English language with Nigerian Pidgin English in Nigeria.

OR

4. Identify and illustrate two (2) structural differences between English and Nigerian Pidgin English.

5. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of adopting English as a national language in Nigeria?





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OCTOBER 2013 EXAMINATIONS
School of Arts and Social Sciences

Course Code: Eng353

Course Title: English Language In Nigeria

Credit Unit: (3c)

Time: 2hrs

Instruction: Answer Any Three Questions


1. Briefly discuss how the English language came into being in Nigeria.

2. Using any two authors’ classification of the English language in Nigeria, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the identified classification.


3. Identify and discuss two major discourse features of the Nigerian English.

4. What would you consider the most important issue to be considered in the on-going national language debate?


5. Does Nigerian English really exist? State clearly your position and support your position with clear illustrations to prove your point.






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OCTOBER 2013 EXAMINATIONS
School of Arts and Social Sciences

Course Code: Eng353

Course Title: English Language In Nigeria

Credit Unit: (3c)

Time: 2hrs

Instruction: Answer Any Three Questions


1. Briefly discuss how the English language came into being in Nigeria.

2. Using any two authors’ classification of the English language in Nigeria, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the identified classification.


3. Identify and discuss two major discourse features of the Nigerian English.

4. What would you consider the most important issue to be considered in the on-going national language debate?


5. Does Nigerian English really exist? State clearly your position and support your position with clear illustrations to prove your point.







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MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ENG353
COURSE TITLE: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA
TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTION:Answer any 3 questions of your choice.


1. If Nigeria is to choose a national language which of its indigenous language would you suggest to be adopted and why? (23 marks)


2. How would you distinguish between the Basilectal Nigerian English and Mesolectal Nigerian English? (23 marks)


3. (a) What are coinages in Nigerian English? (8 marks)

(b) Using relevant examples, discuss some of the coinages observed in Nigerian
English. (15 marks)


4. What are the factors that make a language standard? (23 marks)



5. In your own opinion which of the Nigerian languages should be given the status of a national language and why? (23 marks)




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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ENG 353
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA (3 CREDIT UNITS)
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN NOT MORE THAN 2 PAGES FOR EACH QUESTION.
TIME: 2 HOURS.
1. Discuss the basic characteristics of Nigerian English by doing the following:
a. Illustrate with examples, one feature each at the phonological, grammatical, lexico-semantic, and discourse levels of Nigerian English.
b. Identify the level of linguistic analysis at which the features that distinguish the Nigerian English variety from other varieties occurs most. (23 marks)

2. Describe Awonusi’s classification of the varieties of spoken English in Nigeria by
a. Identifying and explaining the parameters used for the classification; and
b. Identifying the variety that qualifies to be the standard variety. (23 marks)

3. Describe, with examples, 3 features that distinguish English from Nigerian Pidgin English. (23 marks)

4. Discuss the functions assigned to English in contrast with Nigerian languages according to the National Policy on Education. What are the associated problems and possible solutions? (23 marks)

5. In your view, is the English language in Nigeria is a symbol of national unity? Discuss and support your answer with examples. (23 marks)





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MARCH/APRIL 2016 EXAMINATION
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

COURSE CODE: ENG 353
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN NOT MORE THAN 2 PAGES FOR EACH QUESTION.
TIME: 2 HOURS.

1. Describe with examples, any four (4) features that distinguish non-standard Nigerian English from standard Nigerian English (23 marks)

2. Compare and contrast the functions and status of the English language with Nigerian Pidgin in Nigeria (23 marks)

3. Mention and discuss the factors that qualify a language as a standard (23 marks)

4. Compare and contrast the functions assigned to English with Nigerian languages according to the National Policy on Education. What are the implications for the implementation of the policy? (23 marks)

5. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of adopting a Nigerian language as a national language in Nigeria. (23 marks)





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October/November Examination 2016

COURSE CODE: ENG 353
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA
CREDIT UNITS: 3
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN ALL. QUESTION ONE (1) IS COMPULSORY

1. Write short notes and give examples on any three (3) of the following:
(i) Nativisation of English in Nigeria
(ii) Nigeria English continuum
(iii) Social acceptability
(iv) Code variation
(30 marks)

2. Identify and illustrate four (4) features that distinguish standard Nigerian English from non-standard Nigerian English at the levels of phonology, grammar, lexico-semantics, and discourse. (20 marks)

3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the growth of Nigerian Pidgin alongside standard English in Nigeria’. (20 marks)

4. Discuss the functions assigned to English in contrast with Nigerian languages according to the National Policy on Education. What are the associated problems and possible solutions? (20 marks)

5. ‘English in Nigeria can be said to be a ‘Nigerian language’. Do you agree? Discuss and support your answer with examples. (20 marks)




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