Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Page: 10-13
Teaching and Learning English Language in Nigerian Schools: Importance and Challenges
Hamisu Abubakar Muhammad, Child Development Centre, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria
Sani Ya'u, Child Development Centre, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria; Consultancy Unit, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria
Umma Isah Aliyu, Child Development Centre, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria
Maryam Hassan, Department of English, School of Languages, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria
Received: May 1, 2018;       Accepted: Jun. 6, 2018;       Published: Jun. 25, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.tecs.20180301.13      View  458      Downloads  64
Abstract
The importance of English language cannot be overemphasized, due to its role in social, political economical, and environmental development. English language functions as a vehicle of interaction and an instrument of communication. This paper discussed the importance of English language as official language of communication in Nigeria. The paper tries to highlight the challenges of teaching and learning English language in Nigerian schools. The paper also, discusses useful strategies the teachers and learners of English language in Nigerian schools may adopt so that teaching and learning of English would be simple.
Keywords
Communication, Challenges, English, Importance, Nigeria
To cite this article
Hamisu Abubakar Muhammad, Sani Ya'u, Umma Isah Aliyu, Maryam Hassan, Teaching and Learning English Language in Nigerian Schools: Importance and Challenges, Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 10-13. doi: 10.11648/j.tecs.20180301.13
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