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ERIC Number: EJ155243
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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A Diachronic and Synchronic Study of the Motivation for Learning English in Nigeria
Tomori, S. H. O.
English Language Teaching Journal, 31, 2, 149-158, Jan 77
The history of the English language in Nigeria from early missionary schools to the present day is outlined. Main reasons for wanting to learn English are: Practical necessity; economic advantage; status; religious motives, and civic responsibility. English is seen as the medium of communication with most foreign countries. (CHK)
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria