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Analysis of Students’ Academic Performance in Parts of Speech Among College Students
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Volume 5, 2018
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Olanipekun Shola Sunday, General Studies Education Department, College of Education (Tech.), Lafiagi, Nigeria.
Noel James, English Education Department, Federal College of Education, Yola, Nigeria.
This was a descriptive survey study of students’ academic performance in Parts of speech in General English I (GSE 111), during the 2015/2016 academic session in Kwara State College of Education (Tech.) Lafiagi, Nigeria. One hundred and thirty students were sampled for the study. Pro-forma was used to collect data. Frequency chart, frequency counts and percentage were used to analyse the data. It was discovered from the findings that apart from Adverb (as seen in Figure 2), students failed woefully in other topics such as; noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, preposition, and conjunction. To this effect, it was concluded that students’ understanding of Parts of speech in English language was in crisis. It was recommended among others that for College students to have a grasp of Parts of speech, English language classes should not be over-crowded.
Academic Performance, College Students, English Language, Parts of Speech and National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE)
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