ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL CO. LEGE OF EDUCATION IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVE TY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SCHOOL OF ARTS 2022/2023 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERATURE ENG. 103 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN LITERATURE FIRST SEMESTER DEGREE EXAMINATIONS
  1. 1) Discuss any three distinguishing features of African literature.

    2) African literature is said to be utilitarian and didactic. Justify this assertion using any literary work

    studied in this course.

    3) Chinua Achebe’s land mark novel Things Fall Apart typically qualifies as an apt example of African

    literature. Buttress this claim with textual illustrations.

    4) Discuss any three historical events that shaped and influenced African literature.

    5) Discuss Tony Duruaku’s play Cash Price as an evaluation of some social issues bothering the wellbeing of the African society.

    6) Using one poem for each, discuss Colonialism and Apartheid and their influence on early African literature

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA FACULTY: EDUCATION COURSE CODE: ENG 121 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022/2023 SCHOOL: ARTS DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH LAG. & LIT COURSE TITLE: BASIC GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION SEMESTER: FIRST TIME: 2 HRS Instruction: Attempt Four questions: Three in section A and one in section B SECTION A Time: 2 hours.
  1. Analyze the following sentences into the basic (SVOCA)
  2. John wrote a letter to me.
  3. Joy wept.

iii. Joice spoke eloquently in the court.

  1. Chinyere appears intelligent.
  2. The race will take place today.
  3. My wife is a nurse.

vii. She drives slowly.

viii. James move fast.

  1. Nigeria made Buhari President.
  2. My Uncle bought me a car.

 

  1. Choose the correct form of the verb within parentheses
  2. Taste in Nigeria dressing (differs, differ).
  3. Ten naira (is, are) too much for the book.

iii. Neither of the girbéver (disobey, disobeys) her parents.

  1. A number of Glasses (was, were) broken.
  2. Neither James nor John (feel, feels) happy.
  3. What I need (are, is) more hands to help.

vii. Nobody (Know, knows) where Moses was buried.

viii. In the University hard work as well as honesty (is, are) expected.

  1. News (travels, travel) fast in Ibadan.
  2. Neither John nor the boys (is, are) coming to schools.

 

  1. State the grammatical name of the Underlined expressions in the sentences below
  2. I saw many ripe fruits on the tree
  3. The very short girl won the award.

iii. Before she could say Jack Robin, the boys had run to the field.

  1. We caught the man who kidnapped the little boy.
  2. We all know that Ronaldo is good footballer.
  3. I had a most disturbing experience yesterday.

vii. He always wakes up very happily.

viii. The gift he presented to her was very pleasing.

  1. You should not have told a lie.
  2. Although she performed poorly, she was happy.

 

  1. Fill the blank spaces with suitable propositions.
  2. I have passion ——— music.
  3. Paul accused his brother ———- taking his book.

iii. I prefer honesty ———- deceit.

  1. Parents have love ———– their children.
  2. I am not familiar ——— that work of Shakespeare.
  3. He will never recover ———- the shock.

vii. He was opposed ——– all suggestions made.

viii. We are proud ———– our country.”

  1. We arrived ———— the station late”
  2. Divide the apple ————– three parts.

 

SECTION B

He was opposed – all suggestions made.

  1. Tell a story that ends with “All that glitters is not gold”.
  2. A pen-friend of yours has just written asking for information about the latest political development in your country. Write a reply to the letter.
ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRRI IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA. SCHOOL: ARTS COURSE CODE: ENG 123 DEPT: ENGLISH LANG. & LITERATURE COURSE TI LE: INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022/2023 CREDIT UNIT: 3 SEMESTER. FIRST TIME: 2 hours INSTRUCTION: Answer any four questions
    1. Describe the sounds below using the criteria for describing sounds and give example of a word that contains each sound. (1). /. (2) /t/ (3). /ie/ (4) /e/ (5) /k/ (6) /f/ (7) /d/ (8)/g/(9) /p/ (10) /z/
    2. Show primary stress marking on the appropriate syllables in the words below. (1) Association (2) difficult (3) injury (4) Average (5) correction (6) vendor (7) genuine (8) purported (9) onion (10) key

     

    3a. Phonetics and phonology share some similarities. List two of such similarities. phonology.

    1. List three differences between phonetic and phonology.

     

    1. Transcribe the following words phonemically. (1) Bond (2) kissed (3) chic (4) coarse (5) rushed (6) meat (7) oil (8) table (9) blunt (19) key

     

    1. Give the syllable structure of the following words.

    (1) key (2) bread (3) text (4) quay (5) months (5) bank (7) book (8) screw (9) drenched (10) cry.

     

    1. Indicate the correct intonation pattern for the following utterances

    (1) Close the door.

    (2) Ngozi bought rice, onions, pepper, ginger and garlic

    (3) Get out of this place.

    (4) Keep the candle burning.

    (5) Rose hasn’t returned, has she?

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SCHOOL: LANGUAGES COURSE CODE: ENG 131 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022/2023 DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND & LITERATURE COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO ORAL LITERATURE SEMESTER:FIRST TIME: 2 HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER FOUR QUEST! NS OF YOUR CHOICE
    • a. Define literature.
    • Outline and discuss briefly the three genres of literature.

     

    1. State the differences between the Legend and the Myth.

     

    1. Agree or Disagree that African Oral Drama qualifies to be drama.

     

    1. a. State any four characteristics of an epic poem.
    2. Discuss Chaka as a hero in the book Chaka The Zulu, using three of the four characteristics in the book.

     

    1. Write fully on any three of the following songs with an exemplary song in each:
    2. Marriage song
    3. Birth song

    iii. Death/funeral song

    1. Work song
    2. War song

     

    1. Discuss fully the following:
    2. Oral Artist
    3. Performance
    4. Audience.
ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION In affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. School: ARTS Credits: 3 Course Code: ENG 140 Academic Year: 2022/2023 Dept: ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LIT. Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA Semester: SECOND Time: 2 hrs Instruction: Answer FOUR questions in all: TWO from each Section. SECTION A: Drama as Literature
    1. With apt examples, identify and discuss FOUR points of humour in the farcical play The Doctor in Spite of Himself.
    2. Discuss THREE characteristics of comedy or THREE characteristics of melodrama, using either A Question of Choice or Silhouettes, respectively.
    3. List and explain FOUR characteristics of dramatic performance. Give one example in each case.

     

    SECTION B: Drama as Performance

    1. List and discuss FOUR contributions of the English medieval period to drama and theatre. 5. Trace the process of play production from Reading Rehearsal to Run-through Rehearsal. 6. State and explain ONE function of the following personnel of the theatre:

    (a) Actor (b) Costume designer (c) Director (d) Set designer

    (e) Playwright (f) Executive Producer (g) Stage Manager

    (h) Box Office Manager

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA Faculty: Education ang School: Arts Course Code; ENG 141 Academic Year: 2022/2023 Department: English Languages and Literature Course Title: Introduction to Linguistics Semester: First Time: Time: 2hrs Instruction: Attempt Any Four Questions
  1. 1(a) What is morphology?

    (b) Mention four ways of word formation, with two apt examples each.

     

    1. What is applied linguistics?
    2. List 3 differences between language learning and language acquisition.

     

    1. State and discuss at least six (6) properties of English Plosives
    2. State and discuss at least five (5) demerits of Traditional grammar.

     

    5a. What is semantics?

    1. Discuss four contributions of De Saussure to Language.
    2. List and analyze the five contributions of Noam Chomsky to the early Development of English Grammar
ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) SCHOOL: LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE COURSE CODE: ENG. 150 TITLE: INRO. TO POETRY ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022/2023 SEMESTER: SECOND TIME: 2HRS INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS
  1. Discuss any four sources of poetry and highlight how they influence poetry.
  2. Language is a hallmark and major variable of poetry. Discuss.
  3. Critically evaluate any four elements of poetry, highlighting how they shape poetry.
  4. Poetry reflects and mirrors society. Justify this claim by analyzing one poem each from Rhythms in Poetry and Cockcrow at Noon.
  5. List and discuss any four types of poetry.
  6. As a budding student of poetry, write a poem of at least five stanzas with any of the following themes: bad leadership, electoral fraud, insecurity or poor infrastructure.
ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSSUKA SCHOOL: ARTS COURSE CODE: ENG 151 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022/2023 CREDIT UNIT: 3 DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION ENGLISH COURSE TITLE: CHILDREN'S LITERATURE SEMESTER: FIRST TIME: 2HRS INSTRUCTIONS: ATTEMPT ANY FOUR QUESTIONS OF YOUR CHOICE.
  1. List and explain any five characteristics of children’s literature
  2. Children’s literature differs from adult Literature in some points. In the light of this outline and explain any five ways in which children’s literature differs from adult literature.
  3. Using any children’s drama text studies in this course, list and explain four characteristics of children’s drama.
  4. There are some points to consider in evaluating poetry for children, outline and explain any five of such points
  5. Using any children’s prose studied in this course, list and discuss any five literary elements in children’s prose.
  6. With your understanding of this course, list and explain any four benefits of children’s literature to a child.
ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION In affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. School: ARTS Course Code: ENG 160 Academic year: 2022/2023 Credits: 3 Dept: ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LIT. Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO FICTION Semester: SECOND Time: 2 hrs Instruction: Answer FOUR questions in all: TWO from each Section. Apt illustration will be rewarded
  1. SECTION A

    1. List and discuss FOUR characteristics of the novel. Give apt examples.
    2. With clear examples, list and discuss FOUR reasons for the rise of the novel form in neoclassical England.
    3. Comment on any SIX of the following terms: Novel, Short Story. Satire, Allegory. Folktale. Flash fiction, Fiction, Epic, Point-of-view in fiction.

    SECTION B

    1. Discuss how TWO structural elements of Iheoma My Dear project the plot of the novel.
    2. Although Animal Farm can be seen as a fable, it is really a socio-political satire. With this statement in mind, identify and discuss FOUR techniques which the author used to tell the story.
    3. Identify and discuss ONE theme that is common to THREE stories in the anthology. 16 Very Store Series