Multilingual communication in Nigeria

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Language and languages -- Foreign words and phrases, Nigeria -- Langu
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.
LC ClassificationsPL8021N5 I76
The Physical Object
Pagination15 f.;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18875586M

Multilingual communication is a social phenomena. It does not develop because of technical prerequisites. It develops because there is a need, a desire in people to have it.

Little Multilingual communication in Nigeria book changes, when amplified through hundreds of eager users, can allow development that before has been hindered. Multilingual communication will not. Multilingualism is the use of more than one language, either by an individual speaker or by a group of is believed that multilingual speakers outnumber monolingual speakers in the world's population.

More than half of all Europeans claim to speak at least one language other than their mother tongue; but many read and write in one language. Always useful to traders. Language classes at Multilingual Society will help you to learn and practice French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, German and Portuguese.

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multilingual. Any given country or society is generally considered as a tilingual one if its members or citizens are multilingual. The multilingual citizens on many occasions tend to show identifiable full range of communicative competence in several languages in place. However, there is a rare perfect multilingualism in practice.

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: Apr 01,  · Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume is an up-to-date, c /5(5).

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In fact, however, concerns about reading and writing competencies do intersect with the field of linguistics, particularly where unwritten or recently written languages are being developed for written use in learning and communication.

This situation is particularly common in the language-rich regions of Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the. May 26,  · Read this submission while doing a review for a book on multilingualism in Nigeria. Good to read. It is important to mention though that multilingualism or bilingualism cannot in itself lead to war (Nigeria-Biafra) but its management in the governance of a polity.

Aug 19,  · He is now at the New Covenant University, Cannaland, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, where he is Head of Department of languages and mass communication. He is the author of several books including Language Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Sociolinguistic Overview (Multilingual Matters, UK).Reviews: 1.

book review The multilingual instructor by Claire Kramsch and Lihua Zhang, Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press,xii + pp., £ (pbk), ISBN Multilingualism in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges [Christopher Agbedo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book examines multilingualism, its basic concepts, issues and challenges as they apply to the global speech community in general and the Nigerian context in particular. Virtually all nations on earth are characterized by multiplicity of Christopher Agbedo.

An individual’s needs are considered more important than sticking to a schedule. Keep this in mind and be flexible when doing business in Nigeria. Communication Styles – Communication styles in Nigeria may vary significantly depending on the individual’s cultural ancestry.

Nigerians from the south usually speak in a direct way and use a. In the light of the views discussed above, a multilingual nation like Nigeria with glaring language diversity riddled with the problems associated with it as identified by Pool () faces the big task of evolving an effective language policy and its communication could be given equal status.

It should be reiterated that one‟s code is. This book chapter examines the teaching and learning of English language in a multilingual environment like Nigeria. It identifies the problems associated with teaching and learning it which.


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For communication to succeed, participants in the communicative event must share mutual Author: Sunny Ifeanyi Odinye. Jul 25,  · "Current research begins by emphasizing the quantitative distinction between multilingualism and bilingualism and the greater complexity and diversity of the factors involved in acquisition and use where more than two languages are involved (Cenoz ; Hoffmann a; Herdina and Jessner ).

Thus, it is pointed out that not only do multilinguals have larger overall linguistic. This edited book represents an important effort to advance environmental studies by introducing the latest research on environmental translation and cross-cultural communication.

Part I of the book presents the newest research on multilingual environmental resource development based at leading research institutes in Europe, Latin America, North. This highly accessible book is a valuable contribution to our understanding not only of language diversity in Sydney but also of the diversity of multilingualism itself.' — Professor John Hajek, Research Unit for Multilingualism and Cross-cultural Communication (RUMACCC), University of Melbourne.

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Intercultural communication. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Communication; Multilingual communication. Strategic Research Agenda for Multilingual Europe (presented by Important Letters, Speaking in Public, and Teach Yourself Good English (Nigeria, ca), by Wilfred Onwuka (PDF with.

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.

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.

Diabetes is a major health challenge in the world, but it can be effectively managed or controlled through diabetes information and education. However, none has dwelt on the language dynamics of communication interactions despite the fact that Nigeria is a multi-lingual nation.

Therefore, the study. 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. Multilingual communication is communication beyond the borders of languages. For example a Chinese editor who knows no English communicates with an English editor who knows no both do it writing and reading their native languages only.

Multilingual Matters is an international independent publishing house, with lists in the areas of bilingualism, second/foreign language learning, sociolinguistics, translation, interpreting and books for parents.

Channel View Publications publishes books on tourism and environmental studies. The Bachelor's program in Multilingual Communication is offered by the Institute of Translation and Multilingual Communication (Faculty 03).

In addition to two modern languages (English, French and Spanish are offered), students take courses in German and acquire a solid foundation in translation and communication studies, linguistics and cultural science. Sep 19,  · Cultural Information - Communication Styles Question: What do I need to know about verbal and non-verbal communications.

Local Perspective: Although the ethno-religious and political composition of Nigeria sometimes affects the way people communicate in informal communities, officially (government and business circles, for instance) people are expected to communicate in much the.

Communication. Here are entered works on human communication, including both the primary techniques of language, pictures, etc., and the secondary techniques, such as the press and radio. Works on the modern means of mass communication are entered under Mass media.

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.

Jul 31,  · The Handbook of multilingualism and multilingual communication is the fifth of nine volumes in a series devoted to issues in applied linguistics. According to the series introduction by Karlfried Knapp and Gerd Antos, the 'Handbooks of applied linguistics' series is based on the premise that applied linguistics is 'a specific, problem-oriented way of "doing linguistics" related to the real.Language as a Tool for National Integration: the Case of English Language in Nigeria Hanna Onyi Yusuf Department of Educational Foundation and Curriculum, Faculty of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria Abstract In multilingual societies like Nigeria, language which can be .This book marks the culmination of the second stage of a two-stage project initiated in In that year, we co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication about multilingualism on the Internet (published in ).

Our call for papers, distributed online, yielded far more proposals than we had expected, and many of high caliber.