Tag Archives: Oral English

A Comparison of the Quality and Efficacy of Private and Public Secondary Schools in Idah Education Zone of Kogi State, Nigeria (Published)

This study was carried out to compare the quality and efficacy of private and public secondary schools in Idah Education Zone of Kogi State, Nigeria. The study compared the achievement of students in private and public secondary schools in Oral English using games technique as a teaching strategy One research question and one null-hypothesis guided the study. The quasi-experimental research design involving non-equivalent control group was used for the study. The sample consisted 304 JS III students drawn from eight intact classes in Idah Education Zone of Kogi State, Nigeria. Pre-test and post-test were administered to all the groups (treatment and control). A 60-item Oral English Achievement Test (OEAT) was used for data collection. The data collected were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the study was that students in private schools achieved higher than their counterparts in public schools. The paper recommends that government should

Keywords: Games Technique, Oral English, Private and public Education, Quality and efficacy, Students’ Achievement

Influence of School Location on the Achievement of Students Taught Oral English with Games Technique (Published)

This study was carried out to find out the influence of school location on the achievement of students taught Oral English with games technique. One research question and two null-hypotheses guided the study. The quasi-experimental research design involving non-equivalent control group was used for the study. The sample consisted 304 JS III students drawn from eight intact classes in Idah Education Zone of Kogi State, Nigeria. Pre-test and post-test were administered to all the groups (treatment and control). A 60-item Oral English Achievement Test (OEAT) was used for data collection. The data collected were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the study was that location had influence on students’ achievement. The paper recommends, among others, that government should carry out proper monitoring and supervision of Oral English teachers in both urban and rural areas of Nigeria.

 

Keywords: Games Technique, Oral English, School Location, Students’ Achievement

Teaching the Literary Skills of Speaking and Writing In Secondary Schools: A Proactive Approach (Published)

This paper discusses the teaching of two aspects of the English language at the Secondary School level. It is a position paper that highlights the Curriculum content of Continuous writing and Oral English; It also attempts a practicable and effective approach to both aspects of English as the author provides perspectives into the teaching of both.

Keywords: Continuous writing, English as a second language, Oral English, Strategies., writing