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Multilingual communication in Nigeria

Asi Otu Iso

Multilingual communication in Nigeria

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Foreign words and phrases,
  • Nigeria -- Languages.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInternational Center for Research on Bilingualism.Travaux : Sér. B -- 14, Travaux du Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme -- B-14
    ContributionsAfendras, Evangelos Angelos, 1943-, Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1970.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8021N5 I76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 f.;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18875586M

    Marketing We begin the marketing process as soon as your book goes into production. Sequential acquisition is a more complex and lengthier process, although there is no indication that non-language-delayed children end up less proficient than simultaneous bilinguals, so long as they receive adequate input in both languages. The English spoken in Nigeria is a unique known as Nigerian English. The English language was introduced in Nigeria by the British when the country was under British colonial rule.

    People must have certain skills in that dominant language in order to participate in public life. They become more and more dominant while others are retreating. That is to say the engine, the way the software is programmed; this is true. Morrison, D. Yoruba also features many loan words from Arabic.

    All that remains is the arrests and trials of these individuals. They had been available in the United States of America a few years before. They become more and more dominant while others are retreating. While previously children were believed to have the ability to learn a language within a year, today researchers believe that within and across academic settings, the period is nearer to five years Collier, ; Ramirez, A bilingual person likes the answer and translates it to Chinese. The Chinese only person reads it.


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Multilingual communication in Nigeria book

Languages Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with over million residents. There are two general possibilities: A child may acquire two or more languages by birth or it may learn two or more languages later on.

We will agree a deadline for submitting the manuscript as well as other details such as estimated length of the book. Please contact us at info channelviewpublications. Blackledge, Adrian and Creese, Angela. The speaker would presumably have complete knowledge and control over the language to sound native.

Imperialist or colonial policies and associated military and economic pressures prompted peoples to adopt the language of the expansionist regime.

Please bear in mind that just because text and images can be accessed freely on the internet, it does not mean they are free of copyright. London, New York et al. In individuals[ edit ] A multilingual person is someone who can communicate in more than one language, either actively through speaking, writing, or signing or passively through listening, reading, or perceiving.

The number of users of the Hausa Sign Language is estimated to range from 70, people to about 5 million people in the country. That is to say the engine, the way the software is programmed; this is true. Here the choice of language depends on the setting of interaction.

This process is split up into two periods: Language transfer and conceptual change. Truscott and F.

What Languages Are Spoken In Nigeria?

Eccolo, voila, bingo, na also! Multilingual communication will not neccessarily happen when wikiengines are improved, but it surely will not happen if they are not changed.

Little technical changes, when amplified through hundreds of eager users, can allow development that before has been hindered. Nevertheless, input from employees is rewarded and encouraged. Instead try to keep your eyes at forehead or shoulder level. However, there are schools which encourage multilingualism by giving lessons like geography or history in languages other than the official language of the respective region and there are even bilingual nursery schools.

There is the assumption that one language will be preferred over another depending on the respective domain Matras The English spoken in Nigeria is a unique known as Nigerian English. Outcomes[ edit ] Research has found that the development of competence in the native language serves as a foundation of proficiency that can be transposed to the second language — the common underlying proficiency hypothesis.We don’t see enough written about the subject of African localization, language technology, and related issues, so the book is very welcome.

Also, check out Claire Ulrich’s article on technological developments for African languages in the July/August issue of Multilingual. This offers insights into more recent developments.

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policy in Nigeria, highlighting specific issues on the challenges of multilingual education and future of English language.

This study also tries to examine the effectiveness of the English language in the advancement of the nation’s educational sector, with the hypothesis that provisions of multilingual education contained in the.

Dec 23,  · In a world of increasing migration and technological progress, multilingual communication has become the rule rather than the exception. This book reflects the growing interest in understanding communication between members of different linguistic groups and contains a collection of original papers by members of the German Science Foundation’s research center on multilingualism at Pages: Mass Media and Society in Nigeria Book Preview.

Currency. Paperback. £ Lai Oso. Lai Oso is in the Department of Mass Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria. Umaru Pate. Umaru Pate is in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria. Related Books.

Multilingual Communication

Welcome to our helpful guide for Nigeria. Should you be looking to travel, live, relocate or do business in the sovereign state, we will give you a helpful head start on understanding the country and its cultures.

Facts & statistics. Nigeria (formally the Federal Republic of Nigeria) is a country in West Africa. Nigerian Languages, Literatures, Culture and Reforms by Ozo-mekuri Ndimele The papers in this volume were selected from the Silver Jubilee edition of the Annual Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigerian (LAN) which was held at the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Abuja, Nigeria.