Oil is a blessing to nigeria the issue is management and development we need to come up with a profound strategy to manage our resources better and effectively. A term paper on multilingalism in nigeria -a curse or a blessing, department of european studies, faculty of arts, university of ibadan introduction to multilingalism multilingualism is a sociolinguistic phenomenon that arises as a result of language contact. The article gives a brief analytical survey of multilingualism practices, its consequences, its benefits in education and discussions on the appropriate ways towards its achievement in education multilingualism refers to speaking more than one language competently. Young nigerian female i am young, normal and i like to write people say i eat too much, people don't know what they are saying view my complete profile. Ideological dimensions of language wars and the threat of which recognizes multilingualism as an inescapable the multilingual character of nigeria should be.
The journal of pan african studies works to become a beacon of light in the sphere of african world community studies and research, grounded in a trans-disciplinary open access scholarly peer-reviewed construct, simultaneously cognizant of the multilingualism of our audience, and the importance of universal access in cyberspace regardless of. She mentions the careers, fashion, ethnicity, multilingualism and selfexpression of the afropolitan but also that they have a bond with both a country in africa as well as one of the industrialised countries of the g8 which are all economically leading countries. English language and literature: cross cultural currents use in nigeria with particular reference to inscriptions on the body of multilingualism in his stage.
A discussion on diglossia in a sociolinguistics class ogunmhense blessing eseohe now my question is in nigeria should we recognize the english language as a high. How to study world regional geography: multilingualism environment is a mixed blessing delineated from nigeria by physiographic as well as cultural breaks. Linguistic diversity in nigeria: a blessing or curse i personally feel that our government is not doing enough to foster multilingualism in nigeria. Department of english,university of ilorin, ilorin,nigeria e-mail: [email protected] multilingualism is a blessing, not a curse it is an asset, not a. Language studies and the development of this situation should be seen as blessings rather curse contrary these multilingualism nature of nigeria, the.
President isaias afewerki stated that 'having diverse languages in a country is a blessing' and stressed the unifying aspect of linguistic and cultural diversity (cited by dutcher 1998 dutcher, n. The sociolinguistic phenomenon called multilingualism has created two different camps the first camp is the camp of those who believe that the phenomenon is a curse to the society while the second camp believes that it is a source of novel delight and subtle experience, a blessing those who. This paper puts multilingualism in its proper perspective as a blessing, which must be accorded a full constitutional recognition, rather than a curse an asset, rather than a liability while making nigeria a focal point of reference, especially the language component of her constitutional history, it is posited that. Home about the journal statistics annual survey the boko haram uprising and islamic revivalism in nigeria: 136 41. Osun osogbo festival is an annual event where osun is worshipped and beseeched for blessings and healings it is believed that osun has powers to treat any barren woman, if properly approached it is believed that osun has powers to treat any barren woman, if properly approached.
31 multilingualism is a blessing to africa any language is a human right that must be protected for the benefit of its speakers the term „human right‟ is defined as an inalienable fundamental right to which a person is inherently entitled simply because he or she is a human being (madhuku, 2010:13. Scribd es red social de lectura y publicación más importante del mundo. 20 posts published by zia h shah on april 18, 2012 a blessing or a bane research and multilingualism read more. Next below the president are: the assistant president, the executive secretary, the regional overseer who takes care of all the churches in a region like central africa or an entire state in nigeria, the national overseer who supervises the church activities in one country like cameroon, the provincial pastor who looks after the churches in.
Importance of multilingualism to personal and professional development multilingualism is a situation or condition where by a person or a group of people use two or more than two languages this mostly occur due to education, migration, and interaction among the people with different languages in trade and other factors. Others see multilingualism as a political matter, that is, an issue which requires solutions to language problems from the policy makers who are political authorities in a multilingual nation, and as an economic problem, because, as jahr (1998) states, chaotic language differences are determinants of economic disadvantage whereas well planned language differences are considered to [. Title page multilingualism in nigeria: a blessing or a curse preface multilingualism is an issue that has become a subject of discussion in a variety of language related disciplines some researchers discuss multilingualism as a sociolinguistic concept through which issues of language contact and the status of the mother tongue can be.