CORRELATION BETWEEN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE– IN – ENGLISH: A CASE STUDY OF MELL STUDENTS, USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO

ABSTRACT
This study examined the Correlation between English – language and literature – English: A case study of MELL, UDUS, Sokoto. The research centers on finding out the reason why most students in tertiary institutions being scared of some aspects of the genres of literature with emphasis majorly on poetry. Research questions were formulated based on the above variables. Two research questionnaires (for students of MELL) which is the case study and B. ed English – language students of UDUS, as a pilot study. The findings were analyzed in percentage and frequency statistical tools. Finally, summary, conclusion and recommendation were proffered.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of Content
Abstract

CHAPTER ONE
1.0       Introduction
1.1       Background to the Study
1.2       Statement of the Problem
1.3       Research Questions
1.4       Objectives of the Study
1.5       Scope and Delimitation
1.6       Significance of the Study

CHAPTER TWO
Review of Related Literature
2.1       Introduction
2.2       Theoretical Framework
2.3       The Concept of English Language
2.4       The Concept of Literature-in-English
2.5       The  Correlation between  English  Language and  Literature-in-English
2.6       Some Purposes of Studying Literature-in-English
2.7       Genres of Literature
2.8       Prose: Definition and Nature
2.8.1    Prose Fiction
2.8.2    The Novella/Novelette
2.8.3    The Novel
2.8.4    Non-Fictional Prose
2.9       Definition of Poetry
2.9.1    Genres of Poetry
2.9.2 Elements of Poetry: Imagery
2.10 Language Needs in Study of Poetry
2.11 Definition of Drama
2.11.1 Elements of Drama
2.11.2  Dramatic Types

CHAPTER THREE
Research Methodology
3.1       Introduction
3.2       Research Design
3.3       Population of the Study
3.4       Sample size
3.5       Sample and Sampling Techniques
3.6       Instrumentation
3.6.1 Questionnaire
3.7       Validity of the Instrument
3.8       Reliability of the Instrument
3.9       Administration of the Instrument
3.10     Method of Data Analysis

CHAPTER FOUR
Data Presentation and Analysis
4.1       Introduction
4.2       Presentation and Analysis of Data

CHAPTER FIVE
Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations
5.1       Introduction
5.2       Summary
5.3       Conclusion
5.4       Recommendations
References
Appendices

CHAPTER ONE
1.0  Introduction
This section is aimed at giving a general introduction regarding the study. It discusses the background to the study and statement of the research problem. It also goes further in explaining the objectives of the Study, significance of the Study, as well as its Scope and Delimitations.

1.1     Background of the Study
There is no gain saying the fact that English has become an African Language. The language has become an invaluable legacy of the British which has provided African with yet another means of expressing their culture. Thus, English became the language of administration, law and legislative functions especially in Nigeria (Ker, 2002). In English language studies, literature is also featured as an important aspect for example; figures of speech in literature are also taught in English language. This goes to show that the English language is not devoid of literature.


Today in Nigeria, the English language has become so central in every sphere of life, that most people equate literacy and indeed education with the ability to read and write in English language (Otagburuagu, 2002). Faloye and

Babatunde, (1991) similarly contained that:


….Since the advent of formal education, instructions in

all subject areas have been in English students are taught and tested in English. They are made to read in English and even think in English.

Emphatically speaking, literature in English is an integral part of the

English language. It cannot be separated because of the intricate nature of the

two fields of the study. In English language studies, literature-in-English is

necessary because it reflects the custom, the tradition and norms of the society....

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